North Bergen News

“Heroes Work Here”

(This guest essay describing a day in the life of a health care worker was written by Jersey City resident Frank Bernard Bobadilla, Nurse Manager, 7 East - Medical-Surgical Unit I, Jersey City Medical...

Local leaders support SMART Fund

Local leaders including Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Freeholder Anthony Romano have voiced support for U.S. Senator Robert Menendez’s bipartisan bill that aims to provide economic relief to states, counties, and cities on the front...

‘Nothing like sweets to brighten up their day while they shelter in place’

Senior citizens, specifically those living in a group setting, have predominately been most at risk of contracting COVID-19. The Township of North Bergen has been stepping up its support of seniors during the ongoing pandemic...

Hudson Regional Hospital conducting over 400 antibody tests per day

Medical researchers have been searching for a treatment, cure, and or vaccine in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, antibodies found in the plasma of the blood of virus survivors have been the...

North Bergen swears in new police chief

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, first responders continue to operate at full capacity across Hudson County. In North Bergen, former Police Chief Robert Dowd has retired after more than 26 years of service. Law enforcement from...

Masks mandatory in newly reopened Braddock Park

As New Jersey flattens the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy lifted some stay-at-home restrictions, including the reopening of state and county parks. Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise has announced a limited...

Hoboken, where are your masks!?

Dear Editor: Every evening after a day of work at home, I’ve donned my mask and gone out for a long walk from my Hoboken apartment through neighboring Union City and back. After several weeks...

Hudson County law enforcement honors retiring Chief Dowd in North Bergen

North Bergen Police Chief Robert Dowd retired from his position on April 30. As a tribute to his more than 26 years of service on the force, officers from throughout the region participated in...

North Bergen Housing Authority distributes masks to all residents

As the pandemic begins to show signs of slowing down in Hudson County, the township of North Bergen continues to work toward containing the outbreak. In April, Gov. Phil Murphy declared the Township was...


Jersey City enforces parking On Monday, May 4, Jersey City re-instituted parking enforcement and street sweeping citywide. The city also began to enforce meters, zone permits, and driveway painting as well as alternate side of...
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