Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees

An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have come legally, and some have not. A Union City-based non-profit advocacy group has been working with local immigrants to educate them, help …

Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees

Santa arrives early in North Bergen
Kris Kringle gives presents to Housing Authority children

Children living the North Bergen Housing Authority got their gifts a week early at the third annual Christmas Party at Lawler Towers last Saturday. Each child walked up to Santa to get a gift. Sebastian Moza, 9, said Christmas is his favorite time of year. “You get to see the people in your family and …

Kris Kringle gives presents to Housing Authority children

Santa arrives early in North Bergen
Kris Kringle gives presents to Housing Authority children

Children living the North Bergen Housing Authority got their gifts a week early at the third annual Christmas Party at Lawler Towers last Saturday. Each child walked up to Santa to get a gift. Sebastian Moza, 9, said Christmas is his favorite time of year. “You get to see the people in your family and …

Kris Kringle gives presents to Housing Authority children

Court orders city to turn over documents
Emails and texts between mayor and operatives must be released

In a decision that may affect the upcoming mayoral election in Jersey City, Superior Court Judge Daniel D’Alessandro has ruled that Jersey City wrongfully withheld communications between Mayor Steven Fulop and political operative Tom Bertoli. Jennifer Morrill, spokesperson for Mayor Fulop, called the decision a split judgment. Former corporation counsel and mayoral candidate Bill Matsikoudis …

Emails and texts between mayor and operatives must be released

Court orders city to turn over documents
Emails and texts between mayor and operatives must be released

In a decision that may affect the upcoming mayoral election in Jersey City, Superior Court Judge Daniel D’Alessandro has ruled that Jersey City wrongfully withheld communications between Mayor Steven Fulop and political operative Tom Bertoli. Jennifer Morrill, spokesperson for Mayor Fulop, called the decision a split judgment. Former corporation counsel and mayoral candidate Bill Matsikoudis …

Emails and texts between mayor and operatives must be released

Warming things up
North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade

With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents — especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fire Officers’ 17th annual Santa Parade in North Hudson. The parade started on 85th Street and marched south along Bergenline Avenue to 32nd Street, ending at …

North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade

Celebrating legends
Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honors community leaders

In one of the premier social events of the year, the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honored four local “Legends’’ for their impact on the community at its Dec. 8 Legends Ball in Jersey City. Set against the spectacular backdrop of Liberty Science Center, the event honored Hoboken-based developer David Barry, Bayonne banker Thomas Coughlin, …

Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honors community leaders

Tonnelle Avenue’s future
City declares decaying highway a redevelopment area

A local stretch of Route 1 & 9, Tonnelle Avenue runs along the foot of the Western Slope in Jersey City, and is among the ugliest highways in the state, a throwback to a time when the road was one of the main north-south routes connecting north Jersey with the Jersey Shore. Although many of …

City declares decaying highway a redevelopment area

Warming things up
North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade

With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents — especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fire Officers’ 17th annual Santa Parade in North Hudson. The parade started on 85th Street and marched south along Bergenline Avenue to 32nd Street, ending at …

North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade