Work it out…doors
Township opens free fitness center in Braddock Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen residents now have one less reason to avoid exercising. A $500,000 fitness center has opened in James J. Braddock Park just in time for spring – and it’s free for residents to use. The...
The high price of car ownership
North Bergen auto insurance among NJ’s most expensive
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The website ValuePenguin recently posted an article asking the question, “Which cities have the cheapest car insurance in New Jersey?” In case you’re wondering, North Bergen is not among them. In f...
One young man’s Jersey odyssey
From Brooklyn to North Bergen to more
by Barry Wolborsky
Reporter correspondent
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Editor’s Note: This is a personal essay submitted by one of our reader s. Though I moved to North Bergen in June of 1996, my history with Hudson County goes back a decade prior. My father worked at...
Killer nuns take over church
Local residents perform in musical comedy ‘Nunsense A-Men’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Five nuns from Hudson County are seizing the Church of the Good Shepherd in Fort Lee for two upcoming weekends. They are staging a musical fundraiser in order to bury the four frozen nuns remaining...
Harvard doctor heads the team
CarePoint introduces robotic surgery to Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Daniel H. Smith didn’t need to be convinced to come to Hudson County to work in CarePoint’s new program for robotic surgery; he was thrilled to do it. CarePoint Health is the company that runs ...
School board elections on April 23
Nine candidates running for three seats
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Three seats are in contention in this year’s Board of Education election. The board has nine members in total, each serving a three-year term. Every year, three of those terms expire. This year the...
‘A tremendous heart’
Beloved special needs advocate ‘Miss Netta’ Meltzer dies
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
“She had a tremendous heart,” said Jackie Elwood of her friend and mentor Netta Meltzer. “She never wanted to see a family or a kid hurt by anything. She would go out of her way to make sure a chil...
Honoring she-roes
County pays tribute to women who make a difference in the community
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of people filled the Conrad Rotunda of the historic Brennan Court House in Jersey City on March 25 to pay tribute to nearly a score of women from every corner of Hudson County in recogniti...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen police to run vehicle inspection checkpoint The North Bergen Police Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey State Motor Vehicles Commission Mobile Inspection Unit, will be runni...