North Bergen News

Remembering Henry ‘Hank’ Perkowski

Every day, the world loses someone who not only remembers World War II, but fought bravely and triumphed over the evil that gave rise to it. According to the National World War II museum, some...

Remembering the fallen

On May 23, North Bergen residents gathered at the township’s recreation center to take part in some somber reflection, honoring members of the United States military who died while serving their country. The ceremony was...

Former corrections officer pleaded guilty in double vehicular homicide

On May 31, Michael Hansen, a 40-year-old North Bergen man pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree death by auto related to the deaths of Jersey City residents Russell Maffei and Marie Tauro in...

Correctional center death leads to lawsuit

The family of Carlos Bonilla, 47, a father of four who died as a result of internal bleeding in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention, has filed a lawsuit against Hudson County and those...

Another senseless tragedy grips Prep athletic community

When someone dies at a very young age, it’s without question a tragedy, both for the person’s immediate loved ones and for the friends who were left behind. When the person is an athlete or...

Students join local fight against generating plant

UPDATE: A number of sources told The Hudson Reporter that NBLG had withdrawn its Clean Air Act hearing application from the DEP. While the application had not been listed with every other Clean Air...


Annual Sacco 5K race supports local charity The fifth annual Sacco 5K Charity run/walk will take place on Saturday, June 8, along a unique route with a spectacular skyline view of New York. The race...

A digital ‘Battle for Hudson County’

Can video games be defined as sports? Similar debates have been sparked by poker, racing model airplanes, and chess, among other competitive activities. Wherever you stand on the issue, competitive gaming is starting to resemble athletic...

Sacco rings in eighth term as mayor of North Bergen

Shaking off another contentious municipal election season, North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco was sworn in to his eighth term as mayor on May 21, alongside incumbent Commissioners Frank Gargiulo, Hugo Cabrera, Allen Pascual, and...

Hudson County OEM warns of dangerous winds and potential rain May 23

According to an alert sent Thursday, May 23, from the Hudson County Office of Emergency Management, damaging winds of as much as 60 mph could cause scattered power outages, downed trees, and property damage...
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