north bergen news

Police talk down potential jumper
Takes three hours to coax man back inside Galaxy Towers
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It took several hours, but heroic emergency responders from more than four agencies were able to coax a distraught 44-year-old man back inside from the roof of the tall Galaxy Towers condo building...
Short-term (Airbnb type) rentals prohibited
Council also announces 9/11 ceremony, discusses how to memorialize vets
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents who want to rent out their condos or rooms with websites like Airbnb will face restrictions now that the North Bergen Board of Commissioners has adopted an ordinance banning short-term re...
Happy birthday, seniors!
Monthly celebrations with friends, cake
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Miriam Corrales, a resident of the Guttenberg senior building on Boulevard East, celebrated her actual birthday on Aug. 10, but she enjoyed cake and good cheer with a handful of other seniors who h...
‘Broadway on the Hudson’ coming to waterfront
Weehawken ‘Wicked’ star and other award-winning stage performers to appear
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Summer Concerts on the Hudson series, organized by the Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, will conclude the summer season with “Broadway On the Hudson,” a one-night-only celebration of t...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen cooling centers open Aug. 26 to Aug. 31 North Bergen's three designated cooling centers will be open this week due to the forecasted high temperatures. The centers are available from F...
Want to join the NBPD?
Department holds recruitment event
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’ve wanted to be a cop for a while now, so I’m taking this opportunity to ask questions,” resident Feras J. said at the Police Department recruitment day in the public library on Wednesday Aug. 1...
Art made in Guttenberg
Studio hosts new installations, workshops; ice cream social coming up
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Guttenberg Arts studio on Jackson Street is planning a host of art exhibits and activities to keep residents busy. Right now, the studio is showcasing installations from three artists who creat...
Pay attention behind the wheel
Proposed law would ban various types of distracted driving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalotti of Hudson County recently sponsored a bill that has been interpreted in some media outlets as banning drinking coffee, polishing your nails, or reading a newspape...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
DWI on Kennedy Blvd. The Hudson County Sheriff's Office conducted a series of patrols through the weekend and into the beginning of this week that led to a series of arrests throughout the county. ...
‘A great night under the stars’
Summer concerts continue in Guttenberg
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The town of Guttenberg began its summer concert series 10 years ago, and it’s still going strong with two more concerts left this season. This year the Bronx Wanderers and Nikki Torres & Rhythm Mac...

past weeks news

Cleaning up the town
Teens join DPW for the summer
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter staff writer

New Guttenberg community room opens
Will serve seniors, school, camp
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer