NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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 ...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist:    Now that I look back at it, I’ve spent my whole life trying to do the right thing – first to please my mother and father, then to please my teachers and get good grades. When ...
Response to John J Obrien’s letter
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: John J. Obrien's March 12 letter reminding us that April will mark the 100th anniversary of WW1, and how our "famed legend," Heaven, Hell or Hoboken, came about. (Some who died in batt...
Report: Local store says it'll remove offensive towels
Apr 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS -- The New York Post reported this weekend that a woman was horrified that she gave hand towels to a Jewish friend and then found out the towels contained small swastikas -- a Nazi symbol ...
NJ Transit to adjust spring rail schedule to improve connections at Secaucus Junction
Apr 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS--NJ Transit released its modified spring rail schedule Wednesday. The schedule, which goes into effect May 7, is largely designed to provide improved passenger connections at Secaucus Junc...
Police seek two suspects after woman followed, robbed in Hoboken; witnesses intervene
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- At approximately 2:50 a.m. on Sunday April 9, a Hoboken woman was walking home when she noticed two men who appeared to be following her. As she was getting closer to her residence in no...
Did you miss these stories from Bayonne?
Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
A legal complaint against the City of Bayonne, and individually against at least nine municipal employees charges that these employees are in violation of a local residency ordinance. Mike Morris, ...
Train victim identified
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – A man struck by a Hudson Bergen Light Rail train near Richard Street on April 17 has been identified by NJ Transit officials as John Minervini, 45, of Lyndhurst Minervini died after b...
Formula 1 race may still happen
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
WEEHAWKEN – According to Newswheel, Formula1 racing’s new owner, Liberty Media, is negotiating to bring a night race in 2019 to a circuit in Weehawken. Based on a report in the German Auto Motor Un...
Bayonne school district faculty downsized 40 percent, protests ensue
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) voted for a 40 percent staff reduction at a meeting on Wednesday, April 26 in order to alleviate a $6 million budget deficit. Reductions include 261...