Eight candidates vie for 3 spots
WNY school board election is on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education on Nov. 7. Each term lasts for three years. Registered voters can pick any three candidates, al...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
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North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue participates in drive to assist hurricane victims North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue (NHRFR) is doing its part to help the millions affected by the devastat...
Protecting tenants
Revised Union City ordinance restricts rent increases
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 349 349 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City’s Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance at their Sept. 26 meeting to restrict the amount a landlord can raise a tenant’s rent each year, with some exceptions. The new ordinance lim...
Salvadorian pride
Local towns participate in county’s second Salvadorian parade
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Local and regional dignitaries came together in North Bergen Sept. 17 for Hudson County's second Salvadorian Parade. Participants were treated to performances of the American and El Salvadorian Nat...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...
Their moment in the sun
Six Hudson County sports figures are inducted into Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
As a sports umpire, Michael Lynch of Bayonne has a number of words to live by, but has one hard and fast rule. “I’m a traditionalist,” he said. “If I make a call on the field, I’ll take that call t...
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Stack urges contributions to hurricane victims State Senator Brian Stack has issued a call for donations to the Red Cross to aid victims of the devastating hurricanes in Puerto Rico and Mexico. Sta...
Fresh halls, fresh walls
UC gets a new school building, while WNY gets two
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
Both West New York and Union City held opening celebrations for new schools in their districts Sep. 5. Union City’s Sara Gilmore School, located on Kerrigan Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets, is...