A couple’s best friend(s)
Local dogs compete at Westminster show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Chester Gigolo might just be one of Hudson County's hidden talents. He's a budding actor, having appeared in commercials for Verizion, QVC, and Mastercard. He's a published author, and he's a star ...
Upgrading the town
Commissioners pass ordinance to widen streets, fix parks; also honor painter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Commissioners has adopted an ordinance to issue a bond for $3.2 million in order to upgrade township equipment and infrastructure. “This is our capital program that we do ...
County conflicted over immigration
DeGise defends county’s holding immigration detainees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could put a wedge between the Board of Freeholders and the Hudson County executive, immigration activists want the county to stop doing business with federal Immigration and Customs ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Seminar on diabetes prevention at public library Hackensack UMC Palisades will host a free seminar on treating and preventing diabetes at the Main Library, 84-11 Bergenline Ave., March 1, at 6 p.m....
Anti-Airbnb
Commissioners regulate short-term rentals, Vanieri reappointed to Zoning Board
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
When the North Bergen Board of Commissioners first introduced an ordinance limiting local short-term rentals at their Jan. 25 meeting, they may not have realized how many people would come to the f...
A new lake
Freeholder Anthony Vainieri Discusses $4M Braddock Park renovations
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Anthony Vainieri, State Sen. Nicholas Sacco, and Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of a $4 million project to replace Woodcliff Lak...
Union City becomes a sanctuary city
Commissioners vote for designation
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City has become the second municipality in Hudson County (after Jersey City) to designate itself a sanctuary city in the wake of Donald Trump’s executive order pressuring municipalities to re...
Can’t get your birth certificate locally?
Legislators will attempt to rectify situation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Christopher Christie recently gave a conditional veto to a bill that would allow birth certificates to be issued in all Hudson County municipalities, after a scandal stopped the practice years...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Library hosts employment event The Main Library, 84-11 Bergenline Ave., will host an employment event on Wednesday, Feb.22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for transportation provider Empire CL...
From brooms to brushes
North Bergen janitor becomes star painter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert Sundholm was a man on a mission. In the kitchen of his co-op overlooking Braddock Park in North Bergen, he leaned over the blank paper on his naked canvas, smoothly etching it with slightly ...