Digital dollars
North Bergen gets first Bitcoin currency kiosk
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a new ATM machine in town, but it doesn’t dispense real money. The machine is next to the counter of the Delta Food Mart convenience store on JFK Blvd. and 91st Street. Its label, “Bitcoin ...
Machine men (and women)
Season ends for Weehawken High School robotics team
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 449 449 recommendations | email to a friend
When Weehawken High School (WHS) students Conor Cabrera, 17, and Anthony Dippolito, 18, saw the contenders at a Jan. 20 Vex Robotics competition at South Brunswick High School, they knew they had t...
Mayor Bhalla thinks his second job is none of our business
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Dear Editor: Disbelief. My initial response when I learned that our new mayor had a 2nd job with a politically connected law firm - again. Just five days before Election Day he said “if … elected M...
Thank you so much for including CASA on 2018 power list
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Dear Editors: You have all been such good friends to CASA and I want to thank you sincerely for the terrific coverage you have given the organization and its work. I was thrilled to see a new categ...
Park and road improvements
Commissioners adopt $3.5M bond for improvements
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The North Bergen Board of Commissioners adopted a $3.5 million bond ordinance at their Feb. 21 meeting to pay for items including street and park improvements, new township vehicles, and a new disp...
Missing elderly resident found in Maine
Police locate man who drove four states out of his way
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
A week ago Friday, a New Jersey man took his car to his mechanic to get an annual check-up, headed on a drive afterward, and somehow wound up four states away in his car, not sure why he was there....
Is teachers’ strike looming?
Union reportedly voted to strike as last resort
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City teachers have been working without a contract since September, and lately there are signs they are getting restless. Holding up his forefinger and thumb during the public comment period...
Hudson Catholic captures seventh straight Hudson County basketball title
by Jim Hague
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jahvon Quinerly arrived at Hudson Catholic almost four years ago, the basketball team was led by veteran players like Nassir Barrino . At that time, the Hawks were in the middle of a “three-pe...
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Funeral services were held Feb. 24 for Eugene Knabner Sr., 86, of North Bergen. He passed away Feb. 20. He was born in Jersey City and lived for most of his life in North Bergen before moving to To...
Shamrock shenanigans?
Bar crawl will go on despite five bars closing
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Police Chief Ken Ferrante said the city is prepared for this weekend’s annual St. Patrick’s Day-themed bar crawl, a privately run event that usually takes place the first Saturday in March....