North Bergen News

Judge orders Keegan Landfill to close permanently

On Monday, Sept. 30, a Hudson County judge ruled that the Keegan Landfill in Kearny must close permanently because it presents a “clear and immediate danger”. Since March of 2018, the landfill has been emitting...

Swingin’ Seniors

The annual North Bergen Senior Picnic had a massive turnout on Sept. 25. Hundreds of the township’s senior residents wined, dined, and hit the dance floor. Organizers estimated that at least 1,000 seniors attended the...

Fashion designer donates to North Bergen

At the most recent North Bergen Board of Commissioners meeting, the township received a gift from a resident in recognition of various initiatives the township has instituted to denounce the stigma surrounding mental health...

Hate crime seminar held by NAACP, Hudson County Prosecutor, NJ Division of Criminal Justice

A seminar was held on Sept. 24 in the Bayonne Public Library to discuss hate crimes and bias incidents, including how to report them, and what’s being done to reduce the number of crimes...


Hoboken mayor calls for special council meeting Mayor Ravi Bhalla called for a special meeting of the Hoboken City Council for Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. to vote on a resolution that was tabled...

Schedule of Upcoming Free Community Health Screenings

Throughout the year, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center takes an active role in our local communities to provide free health screenings and education programs.  The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) recognized Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center’s...

Active shooter drill puts heavy emphasis on realism, regional mobilization

With mass shootings happening more frequently in schools throughout the United States, law enforcement, EMS, and other first responders are more coordinated than ever to respond to acts of mass murder, supported by more...

Salvadoran Pride was in full swing on Sept. 15

Photos by Art Schwartz. North Hudson marked the 198th anniversary of El Salvador’s independence from Spain on Sept. 15 with a massive parade down Bergenline Avenue that stretched through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York,...

Emergency Drill Prepares Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center and Other Local Agencies

Team members from various clinical and support services at Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center recently participated in an emergency preparedness exercise as part of the Northern New Jersey Urban Areas Security Initiative. The team from Palisades...

Hudson officials and advocates address opioid addiction crisis

Health officials and advocates held a panel discussion on Sept. 12 at Garden Heights, a new addiction treatment center in Journal Square, to discuss local impacts of the national opioid addiction crisis. Deaths attributed to...
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