north bergen news

Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
North Bergen’s hippest performance space
Callaghan is most recent act to play the public library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The small underground club was bathed in red light as the British cult performer played to an enthusiastic audience. No, it wasn’t some hip dive bar in Brooklyn or the Lower East Side, it was a dow...
Fighting for education
Parents push for charter school along waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“We are trying to have a school our kids can safely walk to, just like any other neighborhood,” said Annie Lee, organizer of the group School Movement on the Hudson. Lee lives in Jacob’s Ferry in W...
Grammy winner Lisa Fischer headlines
Closing concert of free Summer Concerts on Hudson is Aug. 27
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Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2014 will present its season closer on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. with Grammy winner Lisa Fischer in her New Jersey debut with her band Grand Baton. Fischer has work...
Soundtrack from Secaucus
Resident composes songs for hit shows
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If you watch Ray Donovan on Showtime, then you’ve heard Secaucus resident Dave Cirino. One of his songs was played during an episode of the hit series. Others were on Up All Night on NBC, and New G...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
NB Police participating in statewide Labor Day DWI crackdown Law enforcement officials from North Bergen will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the 2014 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pul...
Music with a view
Guttenberg summer concerts bring out the neighborhood
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“There’s nothing better than being on the Boulevard with a New York view on a night like tonight,” said Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff. He was addressing the hundreds of people from surrounding n...
Protecting quality of life
Concerned Citizens group challenges overdevelopment on Boulevard East
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“So many local people are concerned about threats to the quality of life in this area,” said Joshua Breakstone. “That includes parking up and down the Hudson, the transportation system, overcrowdin...
He’s a magic man
West New York resident makes smiles appear
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
From the time he was a 9-year-old boy in Vieques, a small island off Puerto Rico where he lived with his parents, brother, and two sisters, Eric Lindsey knew he was “born to make people smile.” His...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...

past weeks news

Night against crime
North Bergen holds three block parties
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Reader essay
Fathers – date your daughters
by Niecy R.
Reporter correspondent

A day like no other
40 years since Nixon resigned
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

Junior police
Kids experience week of police training
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Honey do
Hudson County beekeepers have varied motivations
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Rock on!
WFMU launches new live music venue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer