No more selling animals from ‘puppy mills’
Union City cracks down on pet shops, and limits hours certain businesses can open
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
At the recent Union City Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, July 12, officials passed a number of laws affecting local businesses, including prohibiting pet shops from selling animals from ...
It’s Hamilton on the Hudson!
Tourists flock to historic duel site in Weehawken because of hit play
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
They’ve come from across the land, from Manhattan to Seattle, to walk to a small historic monument in Weehawken’s bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Thanks to the success of the smash Broadway hi...
‘It’s time to start fresh’
McKnight seeks to allow Hudson County to issue birth certificates again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in 2004, federal agents closed down the Hudson County Office of Vital Statistics after some workers there were caught allegedly selling false identification. For several years, the office was ...
Gov candidate/JC mayor sent future wife a note to ask her out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
BRIEFS
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Help ‘Clear the Shelters’ and rescue needy animals on July 23 Clear the Shelters, the wildly successful nationwide pet adoption drive that took the community and the country by storm in 2016, is co...
Hudson students compete
Headed to Phoenix for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Christopher Frias, a senior at Union City High School, and Jackson Weaver, a junior at Jersey City’s McNair Academic High School, traveled to Phoenix on May 8 to compete in the Intel International ...
Carrying a torch
Police run for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Officers throughout Hudson County ran and passed the Special Olympics Torch from city to city earlier this month while residents cheered them on. The Law Enforcement Torch Run started Friday, June ...
Honor thy father
Intersection renamed for lifelong WNY resident, veteran
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York residents who walk along the corner of 64th and Polk streets will notice a new street sign now. The intersection, which was the location of Pasquale “Pat” Sacco’s West New York home, ...
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Local student earns scholarship for volunteer efforts HackensackUMC Palisades hospital in North Bergen recognized volunteer Ariana Gutierrez of Memorial High School in West New York for winning the...
Many Airbnb hosts are in violation
UC landlords complain about proposed penalties for short-term rentals
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union City Board of Commissioners passed a law in December of 2015 banning residents from renting out their properties to other people for fewer than 31 days (a practice for which people use si...