Jersey City Police Officer Charged With Forgery

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced this afternoon that members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Internal Affairs Unit arrested a Jersey City Police Officer earlier today following a forgery investigation. 31-year old Justin Rivera has been charged with six counts of forgery/uttering forged documents, crimes of the fourth degree.  The police officer was arrested […]

Jet Zoo Airways: The Comedy Never Stops

The non-profit ALUNY Theater of New York was invited back to the Musto Center in Union City by Mayor Brian Stack for a performance on Saturday night.  The play, mostly in Spanish, is about all the crazy and loony things which occur before boarding Jet Zoo Airways and aboard a flight from the Dominican Republic […]

Hoboken’s Gun Buyback Program Removes 160+ Firearms, Exceeds Expectations

160 firearms removed by Hoboken’s gun buyback program, exceeding expectations and marking a significant step in the city’s efforts to reduce gun violence.The City of Hoboken collected a total of 166 firearms during its successful gun buyback event on Saturday, June 22. The program, aimed at reducing the potential for gun violence in and around […]

West New York Kicks Off Recreation Soccer Program With Saturday Parade

Hundreds of West New York kids took part in a Saturday parade to welcome the start of the summer soccer program. Some 700 boys and girls have signed up for the town’s summer Recreation Department soccer program, a free program for kids aged 7 through 18. Games, which begin on Monday, are played at Centennial […]

WNY Names Street In Honor of Longtime Dance Studio Owner

For 50 years Yolanda’s Academy of Music and Dance has been a fixture in the West New York community.  On Saturday, Mayor Albio Sires and the Board of Commissioners honored its owner by renaming the corner of 62nd Street and Harrison Place Yolanda’s Dance Place. Yolanda Fernandez-Quincoces began her career teaching music and dance out […]

UPS Job Fair: New Opportunities at Bayonne Facility on June 28

UPS is gearing up to host a job fair at its new Bayonne facility, offering a range of employment opportunities for job seekers in the area. The event, scheduled for Friday, June 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., will take place at the UPS Employment Center, located on the left side of the parking […]

Street Closure Notification in East Newark

The Borough of East Newark has announced a street closure for Tuesday, June 25, 2024. The closure will affect vehicle and pedestrian traffic for necessary maintenance and improvements. Residents are advised to plan alternative routes and allow for extra travel time. For further details, contact the Borough’s administrative office at (973) 481-2902, ext. 221. For […]

Bayonne Narcotics Investigation Seizes Cocaine and Marijuana Plus Results in Two Arrests

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez reports that on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, two people were arrested in Bayonne following an investigation by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force and the Bayonne Police Department.  During the course of the investigation, Suarez says more than 180 grams of suspected cocaine, more than three pounds of […]

New Fire Chief in Jersey City Appointed As 14 Firefighters Sworn In

It was a landmark ceremony held at Jersey City, City Hall on Tuesday, as Mayor Steven Fulop announced the appointment of Stephan Drennan as the new Chief of the Jersey City Fire Department.  The Drennan legacy spans three generations, including 17 members of the family collectively serving the JCFD for over 500 years, including Stephan’s father, […]

Union City Celebrates Juneteenth With Jazz Concert

The James Austin, Jr. Trio performed a jazz concert in Union City’s Ellsworth Park on Wednesday evening, commemorating the end of slavery in Texas in 1865. About twenty residents sat and listened to some tremendous music, reflecting on what June 19, 1865 means to American history…how the emancipation of 250,000 slaves in Texas did not […]

WNY Drug Bust Nets Five Arrests

A four month investigation by the West New York Police Department has resulted in the arrests of five individuals, one of whom is allegedly involved in the illicit distribution of controlled dangerous substances. The execution of a court-ordered search warrant on June 14th led to the arrests, without incident, of the following people: Alfredo Diaz, […]

Bayonne Swears In Eight Police Officers

Last week, at a ceremony held in the Bayonne City Council Chambers, eight new police officers were sworn in to the Bayonne Police Department.  Police Chief Robert Geisler welcomed the new recruits to what he called “the best job in the world.”   Public Safety Director Robert Kubert stated the new officers received their basic training […]