Non-profit opens dementia center in North Bergen
Plans are in the works for a village for the cognitively challenged
by Hannington Dia
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May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
The Act Now Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease in New Jersey, opened its third dementia center on the Hudson Hills Senior Living campus on May 16. The...
A bite out of crime
Police sergeant’s dog reminds people to stay safe
by Hannington Dia
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May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
If you follow the North Bergen Police Department's Twitter feed, you’ve noticed a furry canine presence popping up in recent months. “Taz,” a German Shepherd owned by Police Sgt. John Stahl, has be...
Raising money for local services
Fourth annual Sacco 5K brings in $50K for charities
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Despite inclement weather, the fourth annual Sacco 5K Charity Run/Walk attracted 600 registrants on Saturday, May 12, and raised in excess of $50,000 for the Nicholas J. Sacco Foundation. The funds...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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West New York mayor lends support to longtime Sacco adversary West New York Mayor Felix Roque lent his support to Larry Wainstein during a speech at a Wainstein event at a local restaurant last Sat...
Meet neighbors in North Hudson
Women create ‘Wishing Tree’ to kick off Wee, WNY, UC, NB events
by Hannington Dia
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May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
Three local women want to prove that not all of the great artistic and community events in the area are centered in Hoboken and Jersey City. In February, they founded “Only in NoHu,” a group for pe...
Fighting back
Environmental groups hold press conference denouncing proposed power plant
by Hannington Dia
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May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 565 565 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives of environmental groups gathered near the site of a proposed natural gas power plant in North Bergen on May 8, arguing it will hasten greenhouse gas emissions, or emissions that pos...
The most commonly transmitted STD
Library holds seminar explaining HPV
by Hannington Dia
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May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a common misconception that the Human Papillomavirus Virus is something only women have to deal with. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. While HPV ofte...
Students flex creative talents
North Bergen High School holds annual art show
by Hannington Dia
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May 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen High School held its annual art show from April 30 through May 2. The event featured over 100 exhibits this year, and has been going on for over 20 years. Among the exhibits, one featu...
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North Bergen commissioners pass revised tax levy for 2018 school budget During the Board of Education election last month, the residents of North Bergen voted down the portion of the $138 million s...
Teens take over town
High school students lead the way for Law Day
by Hannington Dia
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May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of students holding a mock town commissioners’ meeting on May 1 learned what it feels like to make an unpopular political decision, after they “voted” to give generous property tax breaks t...