north bergen news

Mudslinging and grudges
NB mayor/commissioner candidates duke it out before May 12 election
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Temperatures are rising in North Bergen, and it’s not just the onset of spring. The upcoming municipal election on May 12 has pitted two vehemently opposed mayor/commissioner tickets against one an...
We will rock you
Painted rocks in Braddock Park cause controversy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Four workers were busy this week painting the rocks bordering both sides of the road in James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park near Bruins Stadium. It was the second time in two weeks the rocks...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
Saint Dominic Academy forensics team wins third place trophy
School also holds World Language Honor Society inductions
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The nine-member forensics team from Saint Dominic Academy’s 7th and 8th grades won a third-place team trophy at the Forensics Tournament held at Hudson Catholic Regional High School in Jersey City ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
NBPD hires five new police officers including four military vets “It is an honor to welcome these fine new officers to the Police Department,” said Mayor Nicholas Sacco on April 13 while swearing i...
School board elections on April 21
Twelve candidates running for three seats
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Twelve candidates are vying for the three available seats in this year’s Board of Education election in North Bergen. The election will be held April 21. The board has nine members in total, each s...
‘A beautiful thing’
Hundreds of kids attend Easter celebration at NB Rec Center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter bunny was only one of the attractions at the annual Easter Show in North Bergen on Thursday, April 2. Equally popular was the long table manned by local artists painting children’s faces...
Superheroes seize Secaucus
Convention will feature comic book creators, rock artists in April
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
It should come as no surprise that comics aren’t just for kids anymore. “I went to see Art Spiegelman’s ‘Wordless,’ and he talked about how comics have gone from junk culture for children to accept...
Get ready to laugh
First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will feature some local performers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents with a yen for yucks can rejoice. The First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will run from April 14 to 19, bringing six nights of high-spirited entertainment to venues in Secaucus and s...

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Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer