north bergen news

‘They feel younger because this place looks younger’
Senior building gets renovated community room, celebrates 50th year
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of the North Bergen Housing Authority’s Lawler senior buildings celebrated the reopening of their community room on June 29, heading to the room for a buffet dinner, raffles, and a DJ. La...
HCCC names library after retiring president
North Hudson campus, expanded curriculum during Gabert’s 25 years
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
As if his accomplishments at Hudson County Community College over the last 25 years were not enough to earn retiring college president Glen Gabert immortality, the school has decided to name its li...
‘The Feast’ returns for 108th year
Popular Hoboken St. Ann’s Festival adds new feature: country music
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s famed St. Ann’s Italian Festival, a six-day long Italian festival that draws visitors from around the country, will run from Saturday, July 21 through Thursday, July 26 this year. In addi...
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First permits issued for North Bergen power plant The state's Department of Environmental Protection on June 26 issued the first permits to begin construction of a gas-fired power plant in North Be...
Putting residents first
Town commissioners introduce ordinance to prioritize parking for locals
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents fed up with tight parking in North Bergen are in luck. The Board of Commissioners introduced a series of ordinances designed to make street parking easier for residents, at their June 27 ...
Officers on wheels
Chief revitalizes police officer program
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re planning on committing a crime on a North Bergen street some time soon, don't be surprised if a two-wheeled police officer pops up out of nowhere. “They're quite silent,” North Bergen Pol...
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Visit the Braddock Park Farmers Market every Sunday from 10 to 2 The annual James J. Braddock Farmers Market is open for the season. Freeholder Anthony Vainieri hosted the 2018 grand opening on Jun...
‘A brand new day’
North Bergen High School graduates 586 students
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen High School graduated 586 students at Bruins Stadium June 26. Both the valedictorian and salutatorian are Cuban immigrants whose families brought them stateside for a better life. Vale...
Nerdy is the new cool
Library’s ‘Comic Con’ brings cosplay, games, raffles
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
For those who couldn’t afford the comic conventions in New York or San Diego, the North Bergen Library held its second annual “Comic Con” on June 23. The event featured local graphic novel artists,...
Massive July 4 celebration
Jersey City hosts free event with fireworks, Snoop Dogg concert
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
In an event that could bring as many as 200,000 people to the Exchange Place area of Jersey City’s waterfront, Snoop Dogg will headline Jersey City Fourth of July celebration this year. “I am confi...

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Lighting the way
Local police pass torch in Special Olympics event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer