North Bergen News


5K race for charity coming to town Saturday The Nicholas J. Sacco Foundation will host its third annual Sacco 5K race May 13 at 10 a.m., at James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park. The...

Keep them here

The Guttenberg Board of Education is considering a proposal from the North Bergen school district to send its seventh and eighth graders to a new junior high school building in North Bergen starting in...

A Town Hall for teens

North Bergen residents who visited Town Hall on the afternoon of May 2 may have been surprised to find a Board of Commissioners meeting going on – one that hadn’t been advertised in advance,...

Losing locks for youth

On any given day at Guttenberg's Anna L Klein Elementary School, an average of 50 out of 1,015 students are absent. But on a day in late April, that number sharply dropped to 22...


North Bergen goes pink for women’s health North Bergen Town Hall is leading the charge to “Paint the Town Pink” in support of women’s health, in partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health. More than a dozen...

Light rail on track

New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all north along...

Some crime numbers down

The North Bergen Police Department submitted a report to the commissioners last week that included some highlights and lowlights. Highlights include a 9-1-1 response time faster than the national average, an average crime index lower...

Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017

A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officially launched...

Baseball season opens with festive parade

This year’s Baseball Parade marched down Bergenline Avenue and across town to 76th Street Field on April 18, led by North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco, Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff, and commissioners and councilpeople from...


Extended tax collector hours The North Bergen tax collector’s office will extend its hours on Wednesday, May 10. The office will be open from 8 am to 7 pm for the collection of property taxes. The...
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