North Bergen News


Seminar on diabetes prevention at public library Hackensack UMC Palisades will host a free seminar on treating and preventing diabetes at the Main Library, 84-11 Bergenline Ave., March 1, at 6 p.m. The seminar will...


When the North Bergen Board of Commissioners first introduced an ordinance limiting local short-term rentals at their Jan. 25 meeting, they may not have realized how many people would come to the following meeting...

A new lake

Freeholder Anthony Vainieri, State Sen. Nicholas Sacco, and Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of a $4 million project to replace Woodcliff Lake in James J. Braddock...

Union City becomes a sanctuary city

Union City has become the second municipality in Hudson County (after Jersey City) to designate itself a sanctuary city in the wake of Donald Trump’s executive order pressuring municipalities to report undocumented immigrants. The...

Can’t get your birth certificate locally?

Gov. Christopher Christie recently gave a conditional veto to a bill that would allow birth certificates to be issued in all Hudson County municipalities, after a scandal stopped the practice years ago. But local legislators...


North Bergen Library hosts employment event The Main Library, 84-11 Bergenline Ave., will host an employment event on Wednesday, Feb.22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for transportation provider Empire CLS. Empire will be hiring...

From brooms to brushes

Robert Sundholm was a man on a mission. In the kitchen of his co-op overlooking Braddock Park in North Bergen, he leaned over the blank paper on his naked canvas, smoothly etching it with...

An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff

After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event...

A man in full

Before Gov. Chris Christie fell out of favor along the Trump administration’s path toward the White House, he had a chance to become the 2016 Republican candidate for president. He had national visibility and high-level...

A hot night at the bookstore

One of the things that former Jersey City resident Rachel Kramer Bussel learned as she edited her latest book on women’s erotica is that exploring personal passion can be very liberating. Bussel, the editor of...
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