north bergen news

Jonathon soars
Autistic student with great grades and black belt is on way to High Tech High
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
“A lot of times, people think autistic means ‘suffer,’ but he overcame a lot of that. He didn’t give up,” said the mother of Jonathan Negron, 13, last week. Before Jonathon was born, his mother, Hi...
On the waterfront
North Bergen, Guttenberg residents celebrate new season for park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of North Bergen and Guttenberg enjoyed music, barbecue food, and face painting last Saturday at a ceremony to kick off the season at the waterfront park on the border between the two town...
This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggling to improve on SATs
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
North Hudson men sentenced for mozzarella, beer theft Acting Attorney General Robert Lougy has announced that two North Bergen and three Union City men were among seven defendants sentenced to stat...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
North Hudson men sentenced for mozzarella, beer theft Acting Attorney General Robert Lougy has announced that two North Bergen and three Union City men were among seven defendants sentenced to stat...
Art Festival in park this Sunday
Artists will create, sell pieces for residents all day
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
At this year’s Art Festival, slated for Braddock Park on Sunday, June 12, painter and artist Fermin Mendoza will paint an 8-foot mural. He has the whole day, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to finish. ____...
From honeycombs to cupcakes
Residents enjoy games, giveaways, live music at Green Fair
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Abby Montero, 8, got the most out of North Bergen’s annual Green Fair on June 4. She and her mother Marta Montero, who’ve lived in North Bergen for two years, took part in many of the activities in...
Cuban pride on the march
North Hudson hosts 15th annual parade and festival
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
North Hudson paid homage to its Cuban population with the 15th annual Cuban Parade and Festival of New Jersey last Sunday, kicking off in North Bergen. And despite a rainy start, nothing could damp...
86 cats, dogs, rescued from cages
10 euthanized after discovery in WNY house
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third time in six months, a case of apparent animal hoarding has come to light in North Hudson. In the worst incident yet, law enforcement officials discovered 81 cats and five dogs in smal...

past weeks news

A sense of style
Dress for Success art show was a real success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Taste of honey
Bees make it, High Tech High School students sell it
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Springing to action
Local EMT’s respond to crash of WWII plane
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Going for the gold
NB hosts statewide Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Run as fast as you can
Residents raise $40K for local needy families
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer