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Hoboken Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting Two 17-Year-Old Girls

July 1, 2022

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — A 45-year-old Hoboken man pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two 17-year-old girls while working as a teacher in Jersey City and Union City, according to authorities.

On Thursday, Francisco Realpe pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault and forfeited his right to current and future public employment, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez ...

Hoboken PD: Man Got Into Argument, Assaulted Victim With Hammer

HOBOKEN, NJ — A 52-year-old Hoboken man is facing charges after police say he got into an argument in the lobby of an apartment building and assaulted another man with a hammer back in March.

Antonio Melendez was taken into custody Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault, weapons possession, controlled dangerous substance possession, drug paraphernalia and certain persons not to have ...

19-Year-Old Hoboken Man Charged In Shooting That Injured Teenage Boy

HOBOKEN, NJ — A 19-year-old Hoboken man is facing charges in connection with a shooting that left a teenage boy injured earlier this week, according to police.

Halim A. Gilyard was taken into custody early Friday morning and charged with criminal attempt (murder), possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, unlawful purpose of a weapon and causing or risking widespread injury, according ...

17-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized After Shooting In Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ — Police are investigating a shooting that sent a 17-year-old boy to the hospital late Monday night in Hoboken.

Around 9:19 p.m., officers responded to the area of 4th Street between Jackson and Harrison streets on a report of a shooting, police said.

Click Here For Shooting Update: Police Say Bullet Struck Apartment Window, No Additional Injuries Reported

Upon arrival, ...

Hoboken PD Arrests 6 After Investigation Into Illegal Narcotics Sales

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit arrested six individuals over the course of a two-week investigation into the sale of illegal narcotics, authorities announced Tuesday.

Police provided the following information regarding the arrests:

On Friday May 6th, 2022 at approximately 9:40pm the Hoboken Police Department Street Crimes Unit’s Sergeant ...

Hoboken Man Found Sleeping In Car Arrested For DWI, Reckless Driving

HOBOKEN, NJ —  A 44-year-old Hoboken man faces charges after police say they found him passed out behind the wheel of a running car Sunday night.

Shortly after 9:45 p.m., Hoboken Police Officer Aaron Font responded to the area of 4th and Jefferson streets on a report of a vehicle striking a parked car, according to Det. Lieutenant Jonathan Mecka. Font was also informed that prior to ...

14th Street Condo Group Files Lawsuit To Block Cannabis Dispensary

HOBOKEN, NJ — Residents who live above a 14th Street storefront that could become the Hoboken’s first retail marijuana shop have filed a lawsuit to try and stop it from opening.

According to a complaint filed Monday in Hudson County Superior Court, the 51-53 Fourteenth Street Condominium Association claims the building’s new owners mispresented what business would be taking ...

Governor Phil Murphy Condemns Release of Convicted Cop Killer

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison.

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli from a Maryland prison by a 3-2 vote, it announced May 10.

At issue was whether the 85-year-old Acoli, who is ...


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5 Healthy Recipes for Your Backyard Barbecue

When you think of a classic American summer, three things come to mind—the Fourth of July, swimming pools, and, of course, barbecues. There are hundreds of different kinds of meat to cook (even more vegetarian alternatives) and thousands of recipes you can create from the comfort of your own grill.

But, this beloved tradition is particularly partial to high-calorie, meaty ...

How to Start Working Out: A Guide for Fitness Beginners

So you’re ready to start working out. Congrats! You’ve officially taken the first step to creating a happier and healthier life for yourself. If you’re wondering where to go from here, we’ve listed five of the most frequently asked fitness questions (and their answers) to help you get started.

Do I Need to Work Out Every Day?

If your goal is to lose weight and get ...

Hudson County Schools of Technology Hosts Industry Partner Breakfast

July 2, 2022

SECAUCUS, NJ – Hudson County Schools of Technology held its 2022 Industry Partner Breakfast on Tuesday at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus to recognize the invaluable educational and professional contributions made by HCST’s many industry partners throughout the state. The event also provided an opportunity for partners to network with each other, as well as with teachers and staff who ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Parents Inc.’s Family Helpline Provides Families with FREE 24-Hour Help, Hope and Support

June 22, 2022

No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.

Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.

Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service that offers 24/7 live support for parents, teens, children and ...


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James Dugan, a former State Senator, State Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic Party, and a ...
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