north bergen news

‘We are the community’
NB police officers honored for outstanding work
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the North Bergen Police Department were honored on Thursday, Jan. 9 for the services they provide to the community every day of the year. Officers were cited for their hard work and quic...
Conspiracy, or serial killer?
Two theories offered on unsolved 1974 murder of NB teens
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“I can still picture it in my mind all these years later, that moment when they opened the curtain,” said Nancy Pryor. “When I saw the body, she had been gone a couple of days and had been beaten. ...
Guttenberg PD on the case
Police handling wide variety of offenses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Burglary, assault, drugs, DWI. The Guttenberg police have been busy cleaning up the streets recently, arresting wrongdoers for a variety of offenses. On Monday, Dec. 29 a resident on 68th Street he...
County agency failures led to $2 million in lost aid
Not-for profit agency most effective in county for Sandy fund distribution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has lost more than $2 million out of $4 million in Superstorm Sandy renter and home owner relief because agencies assigned to the task of finding people in need failed to reach out in...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaze destroys hundreds of apartments in Edgewater Two engine companies and one ladder from North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue (NHRFR) rushed to assist in fighting a multi-alarm blaze that consu...
Cell phones, blood, and a bar tab
How local law enforcement caught the alleged hit-and-run driver
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The driver who allegedly slammed into brothers Michael Viruet, 20, and Adrian, 11, in North Bergen on Nov. 14, sending both to the hospital with critical injuries, never stopped his car, law enforc...
The ‘Power List’
The Hudson Reporter’s fourth annual rankings of Hudson County’s most influential people
by Al Sullivan, Carlo Davis, Art Schwartz, and Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writers
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
While many of Hudson County’s most influential people remain relevant year to year, their impact waxes and wanes. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, ...
Your new voices on the county freeholder board
Monday’s swearing-in represents political change
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, four new freeholders joined the nine-member Hudson County Board of Freeholders, a legislative body that votes on issues such as the county budget, county roads, the jail, county schools,...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen woman sentenced to 20 years in stabbing death of deli owner A judge in Hudson County Superior Court sentenced a North Bergen woman to 20 years in prison for her part in the stabbing de...
New year, new freeholder, new agenda
Sworn into office minutes after midnight, Vainieri talks about his plans
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County got a new freeholder this past November when Anthony P. Vainieri was voted into office to replace outgoing Freeholder Thomas Liggio. Vainieri will represent the 8th District, includin...

past weeks news

‘A great brotherhood’
10 new firefighters sworn in, all vets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

BRIEFS

Not just politics as usual
A few surprises in 2014
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

On the rise
Luxury apartments, office space kept sprouting in 2014
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer

Santa for seniors
Annual Guttenberg banquet brings out the crowd
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer