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Senior party cruise goes off without a hitch About 175 seniors from North Bergen and 70 seniors from Guttenberg partied on the decks of a Spirit Cruise vessel on July 12, on an annual senior...

Redevelopment plan calls for more affordable housing in North Bergen

At the most recent North Bergen Board of Commissioners meeting, officials introduced a redevelopment plan that would allow the township’s housing authority and the North Bergen Renaissance Corporation, a low income senior housing developer,...

Sacco still alleging dodgy Wainstein connections

North Bergen’s municipal election has been over for two months, but Mayor Nicholas Sacco is still dishing out flak against his former challenger, Larry Wainstein, over multiple ongoing lawsuits against the township from Wainstein’s...

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High School’s first STEM Academy graduates heading to top colleges North Bergen High School’s first ever STEM Academy cohort recently graduated. All were accepted to some of the most renowned colleges and universities in the...

Environmentalists question the safety of oil-by-rail shipments

Six years ago, the Quebecois town of Lac-Megantic went up in flames after a 72-car train carrying crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region derailed and incinerated a small downtown area, killing 47 people...

Union City man arrested in connection with fatal Jersey City collision

On July 8, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced that Jonathan Ortiz-Guananga, a 26-year-old Union City resident, has been arrested and charged in connection with a head-on collision on Paterson Plank Road in Jersey...

Weehawken hosts annual commemoration of Hamilton-Burr duel

The annual commemoration of the Hamilton-Burr duel will take place at the Hamilton Memorial, overlooking the Weehawken Dueling Grounds on Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. This year marks the 215th anniversary of this infamous...

Four North Bergen residents, one Jersey City resident, arrested after Fairview homicide

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office has announced the arrest of four North Bergen men and one Jersey City man, connected to the fatal shooting of Fairview resident David Duque-Soto. The four North Bergen men, all...

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Nice guys don’t always finish last At the most recent North Bergen Board of Education meeting, 11-year-old Robert Fulton School student Joel Lima was awarded a new laptop for an act of kindness. During the...

What’s up with North Bergen’s high school expansion?

On Dec. 11, North Bergen’s Board of Education held a special election so voters could decide whether the township should issue $34 million in long-term bonds to finance a major expansion of North Bergen...
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