north bergen news

Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all nort...
Some crime numbers down
North Bergen commissioners get report
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department submitted a report to the commissioners last week that included some highlights and lowlights. Highlights include a 9-1-1 response time faster than the national a...
Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017
Local high school students modernize French comedy
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officiall...
Baseball season opens with festive parade
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This year’s Baseball Parade marched down Bergenline Avenue and across town to 76th Street Field on April 18, led by North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco, Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff, and commissi...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Extended tax collector hours The North Bergen tax collector’s office will extend its hours on Wednesday, May 10. The office will be open from 8 am to 7 pm for the collection of property taxes. The ...
Want new wheels?
North Bergen hopes to have bike sharing program in place by summer
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen is preparing to join nearby cities like Hoboken and Jersey City in creating a program in which residents can pick up a bike on the street and rent it for a few minutes or more. _______...
Books and bunnies
North Bergen Public Library celebrates Easter with kids
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter Bunny came out of its hiding place on April 13 to entertain kids at the library's Kennedy Branch. Not only did the young readers get to meet with the bunny, they also got to participate ...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
Comedy Festival takes over Hoboken, Secaucus
‘Insult comedian’ to heckle Hoboken pedestrians for reality show
Apr 23, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who appreciate the classic insult comedy of Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield, and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog are in for a treat when Jimmie Lee, an offensive dentist and comedian, will take ...

past weeks news

Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Tragedy in the Hudson
Bodies of two local men found in Weehawken Cove
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Tooth or consequences by Dr. Neil Marciano