north bergen news

No tax increase in 2015
NB introduces town budget of $86.7M
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen commissioners introduced the town’s $86.7 million budget on Feb. 25, which will not cause a municipal tax increase in 2015. A homeowner with a property value of $140,000 will pay a...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
Crying fowl
North Bergen bans chickens, other towns have different rules
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
If you live in North Bergen, it’s time to get rid of those chickens you’ve got living in a coop in your back yard. Otherwise, thanks to a new ordinance adopted by the town, you could be fined betwe...
Tomorrow’s quarterbacks
500 kids celebrate end of football season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a day of celebration, congratulations, and lots and lots of food. Approximately 500 local kids were honored at the North Bergen Recreation Department’s annual Football Awards program on Satu...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Cancer lecture at the library on March 11 A lecture featuring the topic of colorectal cancer will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. The lecture will be presented by Peter Caride, M.D., Holy ...
Wainstein to face Sacco for mayor
Election promises to be heated
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s official. Lawrence “Larry” Wainstein, founder and leader of the North Bergen Concerned Citizens Group (NBCCG), is running for mayor of North Bergen against incumbent Nicholas Sacco in the May ...
State of the county
DeGise celebrates county’s achievements and maps out future plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is doing better, according to the review of the State of the County over the last year given by County Executive Tom DeGise to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders on Feb. 12. Befor...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
No more pencils, no more books
Guttenberg students learn via technology
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The fifth grade students in teacher Andrew Gallagher’s social studies and language arts class have graduated from paper to computers. On a recent wintry morning, they were all racing around the Int...

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Death Valley, N.J.
Fourth graders hold National Parks Fair
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Looking for love
Residents tell how they met, and about their worst dates
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

Guttenberg PD on the case
Police handling wide variety of offenses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer