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Team Guttenberg reveals mayor, council candidates
Will run in November, 2017 after mayor announces his departure
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
After Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff said last week that he would not seek reelection in November of 2017, one group of candidates -- Team Guttenberg -- announced its slate of candidates at a fun...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on local resident’s novel premieres in theaters March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...
‘It takes a special kind of person’
State legislature honors local manager of home health aides
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had ju...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Oritani Bank collecting donations for Union City fire victims The Oritani Bank branch at 4200 Bergenline Ave. will be collecting and matching donations to assist the victims of the fire in Union Ci...
Slight tax increase, high surplus in budget
North Bergen introduces $92M spending plan
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen introduced its 2017 budget at the March 8 Board of Commissioners meeting with a 1 percent tax increase. Town Administrator Chris Pianese said that the nearly flat tax amount was hard t...
People born after 1990 have twice cancer risk
Local eyewear store kicks off annual fundraiser to fight colorectal
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Colorectal cancer isn’t just something for your grandmother to worry about. A recent study by the American Cancer Society found that people born in 1990 and after have twice the risk of colon cance...
After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time
Claims squad took 40 minutes to put water on blaze
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue last Saturday, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water o...
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Reporter papers win 10 awards in statewide contest
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising executives for the Hudson Reporter chain of newspapers recently won 10 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jer...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg mayor won’t seek re-election Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff will not seek reelection in the 2017 June primary, according to a press release from the mayor. The election is in November....

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