Union City, NJ

Union City loses a great teacher: Heriberto Riancho

Last October 2, Union City lost one of its teachers: Heriberto Riancho. He was dedicated as often teachers are. He was appreciated by his students and his co-workers. He was affable with a solid sense of humor, a mark of great teachers. He was an unassuming, cordial and many times he seemed lost in his thoughts. Perhaps his thoughts, now deep in oblivion, enlightened by his hope of a better world.
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Major water main break could affect service in 3 N.J. counties

A 74-inch water main break in Nutley may affect water service in Essex, Hudson, and Passaic counties pending repairs, officials said. Nutley is “aware of a water line break in one of the main transmission supply lines in the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Church Street,” the municipality informed residents on Wednesday via its official social media channels.

Construction worker mugged in NYC for backpack stuffed with $100K injury settlement: cops

A construction worker lugging his $100,000 injury settlement around in a backpack was mugged for the loot in the Bronx, police said Thursday. The 47-year-old victim dropped the bag of cash around 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 while checking out at a bodega near the intersection of Gerard Avenue and McClellan Street in Concourse, cops said. “Wow! That’s a lot of money,” another customer marveled after getting a peek at the exposed dough, according to police. The worker then sat down behind a nearby building, where three men snuck up from behind and began punching and kicking him, cops said. One of the assailants, whose image cops released Thursday, ran off with the booty-full backpack, police said. Cops are asking for the public’s help tracking down the attacker.

NYCHA Employee, Edgar Coombs, 42, Arrested

On Friday, October 07, 2022, at 0317 hours, the following 42-year-old male off-duty New York City employee was arrested and charged within the confines of the 88th Precinct in Brooklyn. Arrested:. Edgar Coombs. NYCHA employee. Charges:. strangulation. Attempted Assault Attempted Harassment. The investigation remains ongoing. All charges are merely accusations...

A red New York is a real possibility

Leitia James ran a campaign on going after Trump’s financial records, and she’s followed through with that promise. The trouble is, every time she yells her accomplishments on Donald Trump, she’s also telling her constituents what she’s NOT doing…

New Yorkers respond after young tourist assaulted near Central Park

NEW YORK -- A vacation turned into a nightmare for a teenager from Nashville. He was assaulted in an unprovoked attack near Central Park.On Thursday, CBS2's Tim McNicholas spoke with the young man and his family about how New Yorkers stepped up to help."They think it's a fractured nose," Caleb Chittom said.They are not the images Chittom planned to capture Wednesday. The 17-year-old artist wanted to take photos and sketch the beauty of Central Park with his parents.But he said on the way there, "Some guy was walking behind me and I turned around and he just punched me.""This guy...

Things to do in NYC this weekend

NEW YORK - There are plenty of events, concerts, and sports going on in the New York City area the weekend of Oct. 7-9. Here is a sampling of some things you can do. All weekend long - the sold-out New York Comic Con continues. you can still snag tickets through the Lyte ticket exchange program on Experience your favorite comics, movies, and collectibles, and meet stars like Oscar Isaac, Sebastian Stan, and a ‘Back To The Future’ reunion with Michael J. Fox, and Christopher Lloyd!

Pedestrian struck and killed by construction truck in Midtown: NYPD

A man was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer that was being used for construction in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday morning, cops said. The man, who was believed to be in his 40s, was walking on West 44th Street and Eighth Avenue around 11:30 a.m. when he was hit by the vehicle, cops said.  The victim was declared dead on the scene. The truck driver remained to talk to police, cops said. Food vendor Momhed Ahmed, who said he heard the impact and saw the victim under the truck, told The Post the driver went “crazy” after the crash. “The big truck, it hit one guy,” ...

New York City Cops Crash into Crowd While Trying to Stop Car Theft, Injure 10 Including 2-Year-Old

Police in the Bronx were trying to stop a car from being stolen when they crashed with a civilian's car, injuring 10 people Ten people are recovering from injuries after being struck by a police car that was in the middle of pursuing a thief. In a press briefing Thursday afternoon, NYPD chief Jeffrey Maddrey said that around 3:10 p.m. local time, officers responded to a call about a vehicle being stolen on Westchester Avenue in the Bronx. When police arrived, a collision stopped the officers from going...