North Bergen News

Appellate Court rules in favor of North Bergen High School expansion

After a seven-month legal battle, the North Bergen Board of Education plans to move forward with expanding the township’s high school campus in a $60 million capital improvement project. "We concur with the Board that...


Candidates file petitions for municipal school boards  Fifty-four candidates will run for municipal school boards across the county as Board of Education elections will take place in Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Secaucus, Guttenberg, and...

Rising Star Veronica Swift and the 16-piece Birdland Big Band next up at Summer Concerts...

At age 24, Veronica Swift has taken the jazz world by storm and is considered a rising star.  With the spotlight firmly on her, she has a full schedule taking her around the world. ...


Commuters won’t be on the hook to fund the Gateway Tunnel Governors Phil Murphy and Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to establish a commission to facilitate construction of the Gateway Tunnel, a roughly $30 billion project...

Cops and Bobbers

On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, hundreds of North Bergen children of all ages went to Woodcliff Lake in Braddock Park to cast some lines. More than a dozen North Bergen police officers, counselors from the...

Bad deal for local environment?

It's been more than two decades since Hudson County committed itself to clearing up the Kopper’s Koke site in Kearny. The property is owned by the Hudson County Improvement Authority, which has been seeking to...

Hovering saucers, fireballs, floating lights …

On Jan. 12, 1975, a liquor store owner named George O’Barski said he was driving through North Bergen’s Braddock Park at 2:45 a.m. when his radio filled with static. He said he looked over his...

‘Susan B. Anthony’ joins the fleet

Susan B. Anthony didn’t live long enough to enjoy the success of her fight for women's suffrage. But she's secured her place in history as a valiant warrior for women. A century after the 19th...

Four North Hudson firefighters promoted to captain

Four firefighters from North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue were promoted to captain at a ceremony held July 22 in the department’s headquarters, near Port Imperial in West New York. NHRFR is a regional...

North Bergen man allegedly attacked postal worker

A North Bergen man was arrested today on charges that he attacked a postal worker, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpentino announced. Eduardo Perez, a 34-year-old North Bergen resident, was charged by complaint with one count of...
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