Sad eyes
County pulls $12K funding from blind seniors’ group
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ivis Alverez has been facilitating the Hudson County Visually Impaired Program (VIP) since its inception in 2008 with $12,000 in annual funding from the Hudson County Office on Aging. This year tha...
Zika virus a danger to pregnant women
Local health officials keeping an eye out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County still in the grip of winter’s cold, health officials are not yet concerned about the potential spread of the zika virus through local mosquitoes. But officials in hospitals and g...
Bollywood in North Bergen
Residents enjoy Indian dance classes at library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library continues to expand its free programs for residents with the recent addition of a weekly Bollywood dance class. Nine people attended the first session on Thursday, J...
Seniors party heart-y
Even raises awareness of how to improve health
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The raucous party filled the 13th floor penthouse with loud, pulsing music and spirited dancing. Hands were in the air, bodies moving, beats pounding, jubilant voices raised. It wasn’t a teenage po...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Courtyard by Marriott holds fundraiser for charity on Feb. 14 The Courtyard by Marriott is holding a “Hotels with a Heart” fundraiser on Feb. 14. For every room booked that night, they will donate ...
North Hudson gets first no-kill animal shelter
WNY facility approved to open this month
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York zoning board on Jan. 28 unanimously approved a variance allowing a new animal shelter to open in a mixed-use building at 6410-6412 Dewey Ave. The facility, operated by the nonprof...
Welcoming the fire monkey
Tips to enhance your luck and life this Chinese New Year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Year of the Monkey is upon us, beginning Monday, Feb. 8. Across the globe, in Asia, in urban Chinatowns, and in countless homes internationally, celebrations will take place with families gathe...
Barbara Tulko wins award for excellence
Re/Max broker’s 26 years of success unbroken
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
For the 26th consecutive year, Barbara Tulko, broker associate with RE/MAX Villa Realtors of Hudson and Bergen Counties, has earned the 2015 NJ Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence Award. T...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Elevator repair person dies in accident in shaft of Galaxy Towers A 44-year-old elevator repair person from New Windsor, New York was accidentally killed inside an elevator shaft in Tower II of the...
More police in Guttenberg
New officers inducted at council meeting
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Guttenberg Police Department continued to grow stronger with the recent addition of several patrol officers. Thomas Collins and Douglas Salazar both took the oath as Class II Special Police Off...