Fighting back
Environmental groups hold press conference denouncing proposed power plant
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 446 446 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives of environmental groups gathered near the site of a proposed natural gas power plant in North Bergen on May 8, arguing it will hasten greenhouse gas emissions, or emissions that pos...
The most commonly transmitted STD
Library holds seminar explaining HPV
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a common misconception that the Human Papillomavirus Virus is something only women have to deal with. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. While HPV ofte...
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May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 445 445 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City First slate wins uncontested municipal elections With over 11,000 votes counted, and no opposition, the Union City First slate won reelection on May 8. In Union City’s form of government...
About that stone wall atop the Viaduct…
Officials study how to fix Manhattan Avenue Retaining Wall
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County, in conjunction with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority and the New Jersey Department of Transportation, is conducting a study to explore options for improving and reh...
Everything you wanted to know about Union City*
*Documentary about city’s history debuts to packed house
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 812 812 recommendations | email to a friend
The world premiere screening of the documentary feature film of “Union City, U.S.A.” on April 20 had no red carpet and didn’t bring out big stars – but the real stars were the bits and pieces of th...
The truth about your colon
Locals donate funds for colorectal cancer research, encourage screenings
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Having a colonoscopy isn't nearly as bad as you might think, according to Bob Ceragno, a local business owner for Eye Contact Vision Center on Bergenline Avenue. For starters, you'll probably be dr...
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Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City mayor, slate running unopposed May 8 Union City Mayor Brian Stack and his council slate are running unopposed in the upcoming May 8 municipal elections. In Union City’s form of governmen...
The world’s her oyster
Anna Rezk nabs eight Ivy League acceptance letters
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 580 580 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not every day a member of the community is accepted into all eight Ivy League schools, but that was the honor bestowed on Anna Rezk, 18, a senior at High Tech High School in North Bergen who l...
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CarePoint opens health center in Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Local elected officials and representatives held a ribbon-cutting for a CarePoint neighborhood health center in Union City April 6. The center is the fourth for CarePoint, and the first one not par...
Eat up!
Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 1227 1227 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open M...