north bergen news

Too much eggnog?
At commissioners’ meeting: Drunk driving crackdown; parking
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen’s Board of Commissioners have been given a $5,000 grant to fund the township’s 2016 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, part of a national law enforcement program to prevent drunk...
A month without shaving
Police officers grow beards to raise money for cancer research
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In November, North Bergen’s police officers went an entire month without shaving their beards, as a fundraiser for colorectal research Fight Colorectal Cancer, a national nonprofit based in Washing...
Hot chocolate, Santa, and good cheer
North Bergen’s ‘Winterfest’ celebration comes to three locations
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen residents welcomed the holiday season last week with a series of street fairs called “Winterfest,” held on two different dates. Years ago, Winterfest was held only uptown on Bergenline...
A real turkey!
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Congratulations to Leslie Rivera, 8, who is the lucky winner of the Hudson Reporter’s Turkey Lurkey Raffle. The raffle was open to readers of our eight weekly newspapers in Hudson County. All you h...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Compete for cash prizes in NB’s ‘Best Christmas Decorated Home’ contest North Bergen residents are invited to compete in the 2016 “Best Christmas Decorated Home” contest. Grand prize winners will r...
Letters and candy canes
Kids celebrate at annual tree lighting
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen resident Alexandra Espinal, 8, knew exactly what she wanted to ask Santa for when she and other kids wrote letters as part of the Housing Authority’s annual Christmas tree lighting on ...
‘Friend’ your town on Facebook
Also at council meeting: New stop signs on 86th Street
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
At the commissioners meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the commissioners passed a resolution for the town to create a profile for social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. Sa...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Last day to donate to annual toy drive Dec. 19 If you are a family in need of a meal or toys for the holiday, contact Aimee at 201-392-0229 or afocaraccio@northbergen.org. To donate toys, they can ...
Cleaning up Tonnelle Ave
Environmental Club will next create school garden
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
After volunteering last weekend to remove garbage, weeds, debris, and more from 37th Street and Tonnelle Avenue, the North Bergen High School Environmental Club is set to receive a reward that will...

past weeks news

Young at heart
High school kids create art, play games with seniors
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Help for the holidays
Where to donate, volunteer, and get a free Thanksgiving meal
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writers

Honoring those who served
Vietnam vet talks at event
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

A haunted night
Residents treated to Halloween party, parade
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer