Ready to quit meat?
Guttenberg resident prepares for annual vegan expo, promoting plant-based eating
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Maybe you’re one of the average Americans who consume an annual average of 270 pounds of meat, according to a 2010 analysis by the United Nations. If so, Harshard Shah wants you to join the 7.5 mil...
‘My time had come’
Nicholas Sacco discusses retirement from near 50 year education career
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Nicholas Sacco remembered how he felt as he packed his items for the last time at the North Bergen School District headquarters on June 30. It happened to be the very last day of his 49th year in e...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Suit settled against former sheriffs
County pays $120K to two former officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Without granting any validity to the lawsuits brought against Hudson County by two former Hudson County Sheriff’s Department officers, the county has agreed on a $120,000 settlement. The settlement...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Township holds Back-to-School Drive for needy families NB C.A.R.E.S. is hosting a back-to-school drive/uniform exchange for families in need throughout the township. New school supplies are needed,...
Seven locations for National Night Out
North Bergen raises awareness about crime
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of local residents enjoyed the local version of National Night Out Against Crime, a community awareness event that was celebrated at seven locations in North Bergen on Tuesday. Started in...
Nine sugar packets in your Snapple
From eating to immunization, health fair gives surprising tips and tidbits
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the average Snapple has around nine packets of sugar, despite being only 16 ounces? Or that an average Arizona has 19 sugar packets – or around 23 grams of sugar? That’s according...
A book publisher, author, and new Hudson County resident
Jason Pinter releases his political thriller novel this Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Pinter, a novelist and new Hoboken resident who runs a well-respected independent publishing company, released his sixth thriller novel in June, entitled The Castle. The book was partly “insp...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York man fatally stabbed in Guttenberg A West New York man was fatally stabbed in Guttenberg last Friday evening, according to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. A...
Cop’s ‘wiggle’ video goes viral
North Bergen officer’s dance at local schools is a hit
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Police Officer Omi Devers was taking his lunch break on patrol near Horace Mann Elementary School in late May when he saw a few kids playing basketball. He had a lightbulb moment. “The...