north bergen news

Number 1 cancer center in NJ opens facility in Hudson County
Opens doors on Palisades Medical Center campus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“Every year about 49,000 of our co-residents in the state of New Jersey get diagnosed with cancer. About 4,000 of them come from right around here.” So said Dr. Andrew Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E...
Commissioner Theresa Ferraro passes away
First female commissioner was a groundbreaker in many ways
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Public Safety Commissioner Theresa Ferraro, who served the people of North Bergen as an elected official since 1999 and as a community leader for decades, has passed away at the age of...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Healthy competition
Local hospitals, facilities took leaps during first year of Obamacare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” early in 2014 changed the medical landscape throughout the nation. But in Hudson County, where for-profit hospitals compete directl...
Businesses, offices, and hotels growing
Commercial development continues to rise in Hudson
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Residential buildings aren’t the only types of developments sprouting around Hudson County. A fair number of office buildings, businesses, and stores are rising to service and employ the new reside...
How are the schools?
New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
If you were to describe the year in education in Hudson County, the best word to use would be “new.” New methods of teaching, new technologies, new facilities, new grade levels for charter schools ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Library closed until March 22 for roof repairs The main library will be closed to the public until March 22 for roof repairs. Residents can still pick up items by presenting their library card at t...
Sacco kicks off campaign with 8,000+ signatures
Who’s-who of Hudson politicos endorses his ticket
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The energy level was high inside a packed Schuetzen Hall as Mayor Nicholas Sacco held an event on March 9 to officially launch his campaign ticket for May. The event came just hours after represent...
Charges pending?
Sen. Menendez says he’s done nothing wrong
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
“Let me be very clear: I have always conducted myself appropriately and in accordance with the law,” said U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) last week after CNN reported in early March that the U.S. ...
Beating cancer
NB resident benefits from alternative treatment
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
At 55 years old, longtime North Bergen resident Francisco Vidal is training to run in the next Brooklyn Half Marathon. A health enthusiast, he works out regularly and hopes to participate in the Ne...

past weeks news

No tax increase in 2015
NB introduces town budget of $86.7M
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Wainstein to face Sacco for mayor
Election promises to be heated
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer