North Bergen News

Weehawken resident donates $10 million to Palisades Medical Center John C. Meditz made hospital's...

John C. Meditz has donated $10 million to Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center, the largest gift to date. Hackensack Meridian Health is the parent company of Palisades Medical center. Meditz serves on the boards of...

North Bergen takes pride in residents-only police force Five new officers hired

On January 4, five new police officers were sworn into the North Bergen Police Department. Christopher Arce, Erick Rodriguez, Jorge Palaguachi, Julio Noriega, and Mayo Diaz took their oaths at Borough Hall. They will be...

North Bergen proposes new rec center and library Budget decisions and hires also on...

The North Bergen Board of Commissioners has unveiled a proposed plan for a new facility downtown. An ordinance, which was introduced at its last meeting, will be put up to a vote. It detailed plans...

North Bergen Briefs

North Bergen Public Library- Winter 2019 adult programs The North Bergen Public Library has begun registration for adult classes and recreational clubs, which run through March 23. The Main Library will host classes in basic computers...

Police T.A.P.S. meetings aim to improve community relations North Bergen Police hold weekly gatherings...

Police Chief Robert Dowd started a community relations program in North Bergen two years ago that he hoped would set a new standard for bridging gaps between communities and law enforcement officers who serve...

North Bergen Briefs

Newspaper Media Group taps veteran editor for Hudson County papers As part of Newspaper Media Group’s ongoing commitment to serving Hudson County’s thriving communities, NMG has tapped Bruce Moran as Department Editor. Moran, a veteran...

Vainieri named again as freeholder chair Reorganization meeting reinstates O’Dea as vice chair and...

Leadership on the Hudson County Board of Freeholders remains unchanged from 2018. The board voted on Jan. 2 to retain Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen as chairman, Bill O’Dea from Jersey City as vice...

State slams brakes on cemetery tree cutting Dozens of headstones toppled and broken at...

Frank Ciappi visited his family’s burial plot at Weehawken Cemetery in North Bergen on Dec. 27, when he made a devastating discovery. A tree-removal company the cemetery owners had hired was cutting down over an acre...

Board of Ed meeting roundup Transportation, budgeting grants, hires, and appointees on the Dec....

The Board of Education held a meeting on Dec. 19, which detailed staffing updates, the renewal of transportation contracts, and budgetary issues such as federal funding received through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The...

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ survivor celebrates 10th anniversary Dave Sanderson to speak at a...

Dave Sanderson will return to the banks of the Hudson River to deliver a celebratory speech commemorating the life-saving efforts that took place when US Airways Flight 1549 landed safely on the Hudson River. On...
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