Spooky giveaways
Town organization hosts annual Halloween costume drive for children
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's neediest kids will be sure to put their scare on this Halloween, thanks to the town's annual costume giveaway at the Recreation Center, Oct. 4. Over 200 different families got to pic...
Hudson County Fair lights up North Bergen
Festival ran for two weekends in Braddock Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The third annual Hudson County Fair wrapped up in Braddock Park Oct. 9. This year, officials extended the popular event to two weekends due to popular demand. It began with a ribbon cutting ceremon...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Residents get free checkups and more at Library Health Fair The North Bergen Free Public Library was packed with residents on Saturday, Oct. 7 for a free Community Health Fair. Representatives from...
Turning a page
North Bergen’s new library branch celebrates fourth anniversary
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's downtown Kennedy Branch recently marked its four-year anniversary, with residents and officials looking back on its growth and looking forward to an anticipated expansion in the next...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off
Hosts an array of features, shorts, and gala events
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people know about film festivals such as the Sundance Film Festival, traditionally held in January, and Robert DeNiro’s Tribeca Film Festival in April. But Jersey City has become known for the...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Over 200 kids get free costumes at Halloween giveaway The group NB C.A.R.E.S. held their annual Halloween costume giveaway for families in need on Tuesday, Oct. 4. More than 200 kids happily dug th...
Tragedy on River Road
SUV kills nurse outside Palisades Medical Center; suspect allegedly flees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
An SUV jumped a curb and fatally struck a nurse waiting at a bus stop outside Palisades Medical Center early the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 26. Officials identified the victim as Luisa Valdes, 59, f...
Salvadorian pride
Local towns participate in county’s second Salvadorian parade
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Local and regional dignitaries came together in North Bergen Sept. 17 for Hudson County's second Salvadorian Parade. Participants were treated to performances of the American and El Salvadorian Nat...