Tomorrow’s officers?
Junior cadets learn about law enforcement through special training
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s class at the North Bergen Junior Police Academy was the largest yet, with 25 cadets in total. While the youngest ones spent a week learning crime fighting work, seven cadets returned fr...
‘A place that’s alive, a community place’
North Bergen Library resource center opens in Galaxy Towers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
An attractive space for kids to mingle, not centered around video games. A way to perk up foot traffic in the Galaxy Towers Mall. A new place for seniors to meet, and greater convenience for Gutten...
Overcoming family violence
Hudson County man, battling PTSD, breaks world record
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert “Cozmo” Consulmagno is constantly aware that he suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. While he has learned to cope through physical fitness, he also knows it is a battle he will likel...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen man arrested, charged with intent to distribute Hudson County Prosecutor Office officials have arrested a North Bergen man for alleged intent to distribute crystal methamphetamine, acc...
Themes of diversity in kids’ summer reading
Schools assign books so their brains won’t take a break
by Marilyn Baer and Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writers
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer vacation isn’t necessarily a vacation from learning. School districts such as Hoboken, Weehawken, North Bergen, West New York, and Union City have given out either mandatory or suggested rea...
Five angels
All-day wake held for children who died in UC fire
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City held a public, all-day and night wake on July 24 for five children who perished in a fire in their 25th Street home last month. The service was held from 12 p.m. on July 24 through 9 a.m...
Renaissance man
Local resident balances power lifting, boxing, coaching, and clothing line
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
The question isn’t what North Bergen’s Tyler Solan can do, but what he can’t. He’s pulled a 100-ton plane with a rope for Special Olympics New Jersey. He’s placed in the top 15 statewide for Crossf...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City commissioners backtrack on resolution opposing North Bergen power plant The Union City Board of Commissioners have rescinded a resolution opposing the proposed $1.8 billion North Bergen ...
In living color
Braddock Park gets first mural
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
There's a well-hidden sci-fi “Easter egg” in local artist Ray Arcadio's new Braddock Park mural. (An “Easter egg” is an image or joke hidden in a work of art, such as a movie, painting, or video ga...
Parking restrictions for visitors
Commissioners hope to enforce new rules by fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance at their July 18 meeting to change parking rules in certain parts of town. The regulations will designate one side of several streets ju...