Power of green
Second annual Summer Green Health Fair brings out twice as many vendors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A spell of rain at midday may have cut back on the crowds but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the vendors and attendees at North Bergen’s second annual Summer Green Health Fair. Held on Saturday...
It’s not a bird or a plane, it’s fireworks – here is where to find them.
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
‘LEAD’ by example
Fifth grade drug awareness grads get their day in the sun
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Neighbors must have thought Beyonce was in town, the way the kids were cheering on the field as Lori Michaels belted out a pair of songs. The occasion was the first annual LEAD Day, and the lucky r...
Storage wars show comes to Hudson County
Local ‘pirates’ who bid on leftovers hope to become TV stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they don’t wear eye patches or scowl, the “storage pirates” of Hudson County are certainly characters in their own right, and are part of an emerging internet TV program shot in Jersey Cit...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Port Authority increases NJ Transit lease deal from $1 per year to $875,000 After renegotiating a deal with NJ Transit, the Port Authority will increase the rent the transit company pays on a PA pa...
Fear and abuse in the Department of Public Works
Testimony concludes in misconduct trial of two supervisors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The corruption trial of two North Bergen public works supervisors has revealed a clear pattern of abuse of power in the department. Attorneys called the last witness on Tuesday in the trial of Troy...
Art attack!
International artists converge on Braddock Park for interactive festival
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone was an artist on Sunday, June 14. The lawn in James J. Braddock North Hudson Park was turned into a sprawling outdoor workshop and gallery for the first Braddock Park Art Festival, with hu...
New tricks
Senior health fair has information, services, and…singing dog?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
More than a dozen different service providers and vendors gathered at the Edward A. Lawler Towers building on Grand Avenue for the North Bergen Housing Authority’s (NBHA) third annual Senior’s Heal...
‘17 days of absolute craziness’
State Fair returns to Meadowlands with concerts, candy, camels, and fried worms
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you want to ride a camel, get hypnotized, eat deep-fried larvae with cream cheese, or fly in the Batcopter, you’ll have your chance next week when the State Fair rolls into the Meadowlands ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
2nd annual Summer Green Health Fair is June 20 The Township of North Bergen, the North Bergen Municipal Utilities Authority, and the Township’s Health Department are set to host the second annual S...