north bergen news

All aboard the Guttenberg shuttle
Free cross-town shuttle buses begin next weekend
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’ve got a big commercial area and we have the waterfront, and the two never mix,” said Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff, describing the geography of the town. “For people from the waterfront to ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Game over
Quest to restore North Bergen’s football championship will not go to U.S. Supreme Court
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Education will not appeal a ruling stripping North Bergen High School of its 2011 football state championship to the U.S. Supreme Court. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Geor...
‘We’re going to need a bigger screen’
Large crowd turns out for free outdoor ‘Jurassic Park’ screening at library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The delighted screams of thrilled children could be heard echoing across James J. Braddock North Hudson Park as dinosaurs roared and stomped and munched on random humans. For a few hours on Thursda...
American Dream rises from the wetlands
Construction underway on massive mall and entertainment complex
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
As the joke goes, the “crane” is the new official bird of the Meadowlands. Numerous construction cranes tower over the property around the megamall once known as Xanadu near MetLife Stadium in East...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Test your movie trivia knowledge on July 27 Join in the fun on “Movie Trivia Night” at the North Bergen Public Library on Monday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. Play solo or in a team. All ages are welcome. ...
Gutt purchases new bikes and cars to augment patrols
Bought with seized criminal funds; no cost to taxpayers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
In a win-win arrangement, the Guttenberg Police Department recently purchased several new vehicles to help patrol the township, at no cost to taxpayers. Two new patrol cars and two new bicycles wer...
Night of thrills and laughter
Local production company stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ the musical
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Horrors are brewing in North Hudson. A whole Little Shop full. The popular musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” will play for two nights only, July 31 and Aug. 1, at the Weehawken Elks Lodge at ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen pool open mic night is July 20 Come and enjoy the open mic event at the North Bergen Pool on Monday July 20 at 5 p.m. Admission is $5, with free admission for pool members and individu...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said North Bergen resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home in North Bergen, and his scho...

past weeks news

Better than the beach
North Bergen pool opens for summer season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer