Jonathan Castaneda

LETTER: Walking out of meetings solves nothing, West New York BOE trustee says

In a letter to the editor, West New York Board of Education trustee Jonathan Castaneda is critical of fellow board members walking out of a meeting earlier this month.

West New York BOE

West New York BOE approves MOU for $62M, 4-year teachers contract

After months of hostility, the West New York Board of Education approved a memorandum of understanding for an over $62 million, four-year retroactive teachers contract.

Vernon Brooks. Photo courtesy of Hudson County Prosecutor's Office.

Prosecutor: 10 arrested in Secaucus prostitution sting that involved 16-year-old

10 were arrested last week in a Secaucus prostitution sting that included the exploitation of a 16-year-old girl, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

Brian Stack

State Senator Brian Stack urges Jersey City voters to keep elections in May

State Senator (D-33)/Union City Mayor Brian Stack is urging Jersey City voters to keep municipal elections in May, as opposed to moving them to November, as residents mull over a…

Shirlene Quigley. Photo courtesy of North Bergen police.

North Bergen Police Dept., NYPD, safely locate Beyonce backup dancer

Detectives from the North Bergen Police Department, with the assistance of the New York Police Department, have located the 32-year-old township resident who has worked as a backup dancer for…

Guarini Panel Coronato, eustace, McGreevey, Miller, Deleon Perez

McGreevey, Eustace, Coronato join panel to discuss ‘heroin crisis’ in New Jersey

Former Governor Jim McGreevey (D), Assemblyman Tim Eustace (D-38), and Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato were part of the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership panel discussion on the heroin…

Mussab Ali

LETTER: Jersey City teacher says Mussab Ali would be breath of fresh air for BOE

In a letter to the editor, a Jersey City middle school teacher says that BOE candidate Mussab Ali “brings a fresh student perspective to the table.”

Carol Durrant

DCA to West New York: DPW should not be in charge of crossing guards

The West New York Department of Public Works should not oversee the local crossing guards, that responsibility should be given to the police department, according to a letter sent to…

Jersey City United Matt Schapiro, Luis Fernandez, Asmaa Abdallah

LETTER: Jersey City United is the best team for the local board of education

In a letter to the editor, Jersey City resident Aaron Golembiewski says that Jersey City United, which consists of Luis Felipe Fernandez, Asmaa Abdalla and Matt Schapiro, is the best…