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Friday, June 23, 2017

DWI, thefts and drug charges in Bayonne

A Bayonne man was charged with DWI last week, according to police. Brandon Locascio was arrested at 45th Street and Kennedy Boulevard. He was driving a...

Ibrahim guilty of murder in double-decapitation trial

A Jersey City jury deliberated just 24 hours before finding Yusuf Ibrahim guilty of murder and numerous other charges Wednesday for the double decapitation...

The 16th Annual Taste of Weehawken is approaching

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edOhpO3myjw&feature=youtu.be The Taste of Weehawken is a fundraiser to benefit the Weehawken Public Library, where restaurants from Weehawken and the surrounding area get together to...

Man arrested in deadly Hoboken hit-and-run

A 50-year-old Jamaican native who lives in Brooklyn is the person responsible for the fatal hit-and-run of Zachary Simmons on June 25 in Hoboken. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=py06upLkbZA Zachary...

Cyclist hit by two cars in Weehawken in stable condition

The Hudson County Sheriff's Office Crash Investigation Unit responded to the scene of an accident in Weehawken Thursday night where a bicyclist suffered serious...

Donated cleats are just what Union City Football needs

Sneaker Hub owner Joe Loconte donated football cleats to the Union City Football Program on Monday afternoon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIsItP1IVVk He says he loves giving back to the...

Man steals bike from Harrison storefront while high on pot

  A Newark man was arrested in Harrison on Monday for stealing a bicycle and possessing drugs. According to the victim, his bike was stolen outside...

Stoked skaters: On board with new Bayonne skatepark

“This is honestly one of the best skate parks in New Jersey,” says Trenton resident 
TJ Hernandez.  “They did a really good job putting...

West New York’s new urban landscape: Opening night at Social 59

The new eatery and lounge debuted in West New York on Thursday night and the owners 
and community couldn’t be happier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_p0qnZEIMkg They’re open for lunch,...

Another Drama at Quik Check: Newark man tells Harrison Police officer “Suck my di…”...

Quick Check customers in Harrison got an earful Monday when a man started yelling at them in front of the store. An officer with the...

Rev. Gary Kugler Way: Named for beloved pastor and tireless homeless advocate

The Union City Board of Commissioners and others celebrated the life of Rev. Horst Gerhardt 'Gary' Kuglar Wednesday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sm4YwFmX7UI They named 36th Street from Palisade Avenue...

Celebration as new West New York Senior Center at Sunrise Gardens officially opens

“For Mayor Roque to entrust me with the seniors is a very big gift,” says Commissioner Susan Colacurcio. “It’s a very big responsibility that...

Mayor Felix Roque honors late father with love from community, family, friends, colleagues

On a scorching Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Felix Roque reflected on his late father, Dr. Jose Roque Abreu and the wonderful qualities he instilled in...

West New York takes a stand on National Night Out Against Crime

Mayor Felix Roque, the Board of Commissioners and the West New York Police Department hosted National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday evening at Miller...

North Bergen’s ‘Colombian Independence Day’ celebration full of culture

There’s a significant Columbian community in North Bergen and many came out on Wednesday to celebrate their country’s independence. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9EY4qV_J10   It’s means so much to so...

New overnight parking pay-and-display machines come to North Bergen

“(Robert Baselice) the executive director and the board decided to do this to make it more convenient for people,” says Mayor Nicholas Sacco. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3Dgj0f4yS4 The Parking...