Close shave for a good cause
Police, firefighters, others help raise funds and awareness for colon cancer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the “No Shave November” campaign has been held in North Bergen for many years, this year, the North Bergen police decided to help a local business owner raise funds and awareness about col...
Secaucus landowner tries to lure Amazon
Company submitted proposal for global HQ site by Secaucus Junction
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Amazon -- the on-line retailer headquartered in Seattle -- announced in September that it’s seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a second corporate headquarters, more than 200 Ameri...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Christmas Town’ live performance coming Dec. 8-10 The North Bergen Players are once again offering a special holiday musical celebration with live performances of “Christmas Town” at the North Ber...
Park renovations open to public
Visitors get to enjoy new path, benches
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Local and state officials held a “soft” reopening for Woodcliff Lake in North Bergen's Braddock Park Nov. 27, showing off a new walking path, benches, receptacles, and other utilities. A fence was ...
Environmental art
North Bergen student’s poster gets placed on DPW truck
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
As a recent immigrant from El Salvador, Edwin Ortez Arevalo is still learning how to express himself in the English language. But the eighth grader at the Robert Fulton Annex School is already well...
Heroes inside and outside the ring
Three locals inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter issued at the conclusion of World War II, President Harry S Truman paid tribute to the memory of Private Michael A. Mastrandrea, who died in the service of his country. “He stands in th...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Win one of three $1K prizes in ‘Best Christmas Home Decorated Contest’ It’s time to get busy decorating for the fourth annual “North Bergen’s Best Christmas Decorated Home Contest.” Home spotters w...
Pom pom paradise
North Bergen holds annual cheerleading exhibition at high school
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The town’s recreation program held its annual cheerleading exhibition on Nov. 12 at North Bergen High School. Over 200 students, spread across 10 teams, performed self-choreographed routines to the...
Turkey and trimmings
North Bergen residents get free food at annual Thanksgiving drive
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen residents on a budget will have a happy Thanksgiving meal, thanks to the annual Thanksgiving drive at the Recreation Center Nov. 20. N.B. CARES, a local relief assistance program, orga...