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Dozens displaced after fast-moving fire destroys Fort Lee apartment building

FORT LEE, N.J. — Dozens of families are displaced after a massive blaze destroyed a Fort Lee apartment building Thursday. The fire started at about 4 p.m., in the basement of one of the buildings at the Linwood Park cooperative complex along Edwin Avenue. By 8 p.m., flames continued to tear through


Noose found at American Dream mall construction site and State Police are investigating, Gov. Murphy says

The New Jersey State Police is investigating a noose found at the American Dream mega-mall construction site in East Rutherford, Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday. “If it turns out to be true, it’s despicable and completely and utterly unacceptable,” Murphy said during an unrelated news conference in Pat


First And Second Avenue Bus Lanes Blocked During Rush Hour

KIPS BAY, NY — A Kips Bay resident caught nearly two dozen trucks and other vehicles blocking bus lanes between 14th and 34th Sts. along First and Second Aves. on Valentine's Day.


Man pleads guilty to lying to cops in Joseph Comunale murder

A New Jersey man will spend six months behind bars for helping his friends cover up a grisly murder in an Upper East Side apartment. Max Gemma is the third man to face justice in the beating and stabbing of Joseph Comunale on Nov. 13, 2016.


Police: Bayonne man charged in December incident where shots fired

A Bayonne man has been charged in connection to a December incident where shots were fired on West 30th Street, with no injuries reported, police said. Victor Molina, 31, of Bayonne, was charged with possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a firearm and criminal misch


Hoboken infrastructure upgrade meeting is Tuesday

The public is invited to a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria at 800 Clinton St. to discuss infrastructure upgrades to the intersection of Ninth and Madison streets.


High Tech High School Students Recognized by Hudson County Freeholders for Winning Film Festival

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — High Tech High School students Noelle White, of Weehawken, and Katerina Vail, of Jersey City, were honored by the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Wednesday for their success at the fourth annual High School Film Festival at Ramapo College.


Residents, officials rally against N.J. proposed power plant

Environmental activists along with residents and some elected officials joined forces on Friday to rally against a proposed power plant in North Bergen, calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to stop the project because it would have a detrimental impact on the environment.


55-year-old man dies after 12-story fall out Manhattan apartment window

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A 55-year-old man has died after apparently falling out a 12th story window of his Manhattan apartment Friday morning. Authorities say the victim was working on the window inside his apartment on East 87th Street and Third Avenue on the Upper East Side when he fe


Pair of Accidents on NJ Turnpike, Route 17 Causing Major Traffic Mess for Evening Rush

A pair of accidents on major roads in New Jersey is causing a major traffic mess for the evening rush Friday. In Ridgefield, a truck has rear-ended another on the New Jersey Turnpike, and emergency responders are attempting to rescue a driver from the cab of a white truck smashed into a dump truck a


Twins Born At Hudson Regional Hospital In Secaucus

SECAUCUS, NJ — A pair of twins, Maddison and Maison, were born last week at Hudson Regional Hospital, the hospital in Secaucus that came under new ownership last year. These are the first twins born at Hudson Regional since new owner Yan Moshe took over in January 2018. The hospital is eager to attr


Hoboken Public Meeting On Flooding At 9th And Madison

HOBOKEN, NJ — The following news release comes courtesy of the City of Hoboken. Learn more about posting announcements or events to your local Patch site here. Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla invites members of the public to join a community meeting to discuss infrastructure upgrades at the intersection of 9th


Tech Consultant Buys 400+ Cellphones With Hackensack Company's Money, Sells Them On eBay

A tech consultant used a Hackensack company's money to buy $200,000 worth of cellphones that he then sold on eBay, authorities charged. Michael Acosta, 34, of North Bergen used his position in the company to buy more than 400 phones without authorization from its service provider between October 201


DeGise touts coming attractions in State of the County address

Build, build and then build some more. That was the message Wednesday night when Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise gave his 17th State of the County address. While the firmly entrenched county leader, who is up for re-election this year, talked about the past year’s accomplishments, clearly the foc


Former New Jersey officer indicted on sexually assaulting 2 children

NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) -- A Burlington Township man, who used to be a cop in New Jersey, has been indicted on accusations he sexually assaulted two children. There were a total of 46 counts in the indictment against 37-year-old William Sanchez-Monllor -- who was an officer with the Trenton Polic


West New York battle intensifies as Roque files ethics complaint against town attorney

With three months to go before the West New York municipal elections, Mayor Felix Roque has filed an ethics complaint against Town Attorney Michael Jimenez, claiming that he is serving in that role and as acting business administrator simultaneously.


Police: New Jersey burglary suspect trying to escape gets into cop car instead of Lyft

ROCHELLE PARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A burglary suspect's plan didn't go as intended when he ended up getting into the back of a police car instead of his Lyft while trying to escape.


Video: Former President Jimmy Carter featured on Kiss Cam during Knicks-Hawks game

The Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks supplied us with an entertaining contest on Thursday, with the struggling Knicks securing a surprise 106-91 victory against the home team.


Dominican Independence Day Celebration in Union City on February 27

By hudsontv Community Featured Stories Hudson County Union City February 14, 2019. Mayor Brian P. Stack and Board of Commissioners cordially invite you to the Dominican Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Jose Marti Freshman Academy, 1800 Summit Ave., at 7 p.m. Admiss


2 N.J. athletes advance to ‘Titan Games’ semi-finals

NBC’s high-powered competition show, “The Titan Games,” is looking Jersey Strong. Two Garden State athletes battled their way through grueling one-on-one matches during Thursday night’s episode and conquered the towering “Mount Olympus” obstacle course ahead of their opponents — securing a spot in t