North Bergen Briefs

Kids will ride for free on NY Waterway ferries from now through Jan. 1
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Kids will ride for free on NY Waterway ferries from now through Jan. 1

Survivor of “Miracle on the Hudson” to speak in North Bergen

Dave Sanderson, a survivor of US Airways Flight 1549, will come back to the Hudson River waterfront to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the emergency landing in the Hudson River. The speech will take place on Jan. 15 during the Rotary Foundation dinner at the Waterside Restaurant at 7800 B River Road. Sanderson will reunite with many of Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center’s nurses and team members who provided exceptional, life-saving care to several passengers following the crash landing.

T-Mobile seeking public feedback on antenna installation

T-Mobile USA is proposing to install new wireless telecommunications antennas on an existing 58-foot building located at 8114 5th Ave. The new facility will consist of 12 panel antennas, 3 MW dish antennas and 9 RRUs behind new screen walls at a top height of roughly 58 feet above ground level. Any interested party wishing to submit comments regarding the potential effects the proposed facility may have on any historic property may do so by sending such comments to: Project 6118005297-MI c/o EBI Consulting, 6876 Susquehanna Trail South, York, PA 17403, or via telephone at (443) 866-1410.

Kids ride free on NY Waterway ferries for the holidays

The NY Waterway will provide free ferry rides for all kids under the age of 12 until Jan. 1, 2019. There is a limit of two free rides for children for every adult ticket. No physical ticket is required for a child to ride for free. The Waterway also provides a free Manhattan shuttle service and real-time bus locator.