north bergen news

In controversial decision, NB, WNY consolidate health services
Some allege it’s linked to larger county political battle
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance last month to dissolve the town’s Health Department and enter a shared services agreement with North Bergen, a move the town claims wil...
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 There’s an event almost every day during Hispanic Heritage Month in North Bergen. From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the township wil...
New countywide high school opens
Massive campus has wings for arts, technology
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Teenagers in Hudson County have a new place to go to high school, as the new High Tech High School opened in Secaucus on Wednesday, Sept. 5, with a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 7. High Tech was moved ...
Officials: Bring back stalled train tunnel project!
Murphy, Menendez come to Secaucus to press Trump on Gateway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
No-one disagrees that the 107-year-old North River Tunnel, carrying thousands of Amtrak and NJ Transit passengers between New York City and New Jersey each day, could use some renovations. But desp...
Writing Without Rules
JC/Hoboken author’s new book gives publication tips
by Caren Lissner
Reporter Editor
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
There are some who treat writing like an exclusive fraternity or sorority that not just anyone should be allowed to join – and perhaps it’s because they work so hard at it. What some people see as ...
'We Say No!'
Local environmentalists continue battle against area power plant
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Chants of "Meadowlands power plant, we say, 'No!' Meadowlands power plant's got to go!" filled Iglesia De Dios En Cristo La Senda Church on 75th Street in North Bergen on Aug. 29. It was the latest...
Stars to shine in Jersey City
Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off Sept. 20
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
What do the “Brady Bunch,” “The Sopranos,” and “Real Housewives of New York” have in common? Stars from those shows as well as a host of other movie industry professionals are expected to attend th...
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Get ready for NB’s Food Truck Festival on Sept. 15 Get your appetites ready, food fans. North Bergen is bringing back its popular Food Truck Festival from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 in th...
After tragedy, light in the darkness
Local family participates in fourth annual suicide prevention walk on Sept. 9
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people hear about suicide but never think it may affect them personally. In March 2014, Jeannette Sanchez lost her brother, Jorge, 21, when he took his own life, and everything in her life cha...
Snow during a heat wave
North Bergen holds winter-themed pool party
Sep 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen provided the perfect antidote to sweltering summer heatwaves with its “Winter Wonderland”-themed pool party on Friday, Aug. 24 – complete with real snow, an ice skating rink, snowman, ...

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