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Jersey City School Security Guard Charged with Child Sex Crimes

A Jersey City Public Schools security guard stands accused of multiple sex crimes involving two children. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Freddy Salas, 60, of Bayonne, today and charged him with Aggravated Sexual Assault, two counts of Sexual Assault by Contact, and two count […]

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Dysfunctional City

From a distance, the pink bicycle leaning on a signpost at the corner of Barrow and Wayne Streets appears as if it might have an owner. A lock preventing its removal would suggest that the owner intended to return, slide its missing seat back into the seat post, and ride away. But the owner didn’t […]

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BOE Tackles Labor Issues, Psych Services and Teacher Shortage

The Board of Education convened for six hours Thursday night in a session dominated by labor complaints and by information on new psychological services to be offered to students citywide. Board members also discussed the district’s current teacher shortage and recognized National Hispanic Heritage Month. Representing thousands of their co-unionists, several members of Local 2262 […]

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Third Man Arrested in Fatal Bergen-Lafayette Shooting

A Newark man was arrested yesterday in connection with a deadly shooting in Bergen-Lafayette. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Dahmar Robinson, 22, has been charged with Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and Receiving Stolen Property in connection with the fatal […]