north bergen news

‘I will draw until I die’
High School students exhibit (and earn big bucks) at art show
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Although creating art isn’t all about money, 17-year-old North Bergen High School student Katherine Gonzales, 17, was certainly pleased last week when one of her paintings sold for $800 – money she...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
When eating can be a life-or-death decision
School districts have various policies about food allergies
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A 13-year-old Chicago, Ill., student died in 2010 from an allergic reaction to peanuts after a Chinese restaurant cooked meals for a school party and apparently used peanut oil, after saying they w...
A giant passes
Influential politico ‘Buddy’ Demellier dies at 68
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not a familiar face to much of the public, Harold “Buddy” Demellier Jr., who died on May 23 as the result of cardiac arrest, will be remembered as the man who kept Hudson County roads runn...
CarePoint Health publishes extent of regional support
Organization is having a tangible impact on Hudson County residents
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s Sunday morning, and the CarePoint Health Mobile Medical van pulls up to its designated parking space outside the Bayonne Senior Center. The seniors step on board one at a time, to get their bl...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen resident to walk in German-American Parade in New York The German-American Steuben Parade Committee of New York announced on May 16 the selection of the new Miss German-America & Her C...
Going for the gold
NB hosts statewide Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen hosted this year's Special Olympics New Jersey at Bruins Stadium on Saturday, May 7. Teams from Hudson County participated in competitions like the 800-meter walk and run, 100-meter da...
Run as fast as you can
Residents raise $40K for local needy families
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
About 500 runners ran the perimeter of Braddock Park on Saturday May 14 for the second annual Nicholas Sacco Foundation 5K Fun Run. The foundation, named for the mayor, uses the money to help food ...
Hudson Reporter offices move
Newspaper chain relocates to new building in Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter moved its main office last week to 447 Broadway in Bayonne after 33 years in Hoboken. The move has been met with excitement by owners and staff. The company owns eight weekly ne...
Leaving North Bergen, coming to Secaucus
New building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...

past weeks news

Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band to headline at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
Another fatal accident; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

One of the best
North Bergen High School receives third bronze award
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Torch passed
North Bergen police raise money for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Dressing up
Art show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer