Singing on the big screen
North Bergen-based rapper competes in TV competition
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergenites may have recognized one contestant on Fox's “The Four” singing competition earlier this month. Tyler “TyAlaxandar” Griffin crooned Jason Derulo's “Talk Dirty To Me” on the show's J...
Don’t throw it back into the street!
DPW superintendent tells residents what to do after snowstorms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Town officials want residents to know that they shouldn’t shovel snow back into the streets after it’s been cleared by town vehicles. Department of Public Works Superintendent John Shaw said last w...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
Dancing with the stars?
Local anti-Trump advocate gets bit part in Spielberg film
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps fate played a hand in helping Tracey Everett, a local dance instructor with a history of working on Broadway, get a bit part as a dancer in the new Steven Spielberg film, “The Post.” The fi...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen ready for winter season with 4,000 tons of salt After utilizing a substantial portion of the township’s salt supply to help clear the snow dumped during the recent “bomb cyclone,” the ...
Who let the dogs out?
Police, volunteers rescue three abandoned pooches over New Year’s weekend
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Three Rottweiler mix puppies are safe after North Bergen police, animal control, and volunteers rescued the unattended brood in a trucking company lot over the holiday weekend, officials say. The t...
NBHS grad trains to be a U.S. diplomat
Fluent in Chinese, Spanish, and English, local man looks to inspire others
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Erik Angamarca was born in Queens, N.Y., and lived there until he was 10 – and then, something unusual happened. His parents, who had little money, sent him to their native Ecuador to live for two ...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration – a chance to think through how to make positive changes in the next few months. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking ...
Color for your commute
WNY artist completes Weehawken tribute mural under Route 495 bridge
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
On a recent freezing afternoon, artist Raul Rubio of West New York was focused on finishing his latest mural, nestled under the Route 495 helix bridge to the Lincoln Tunnel in Weehawken. He just ne...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg’s new mayor sworn in The town of Guttenberg has a new mayor as of Tuesday, Jan. 2. Wayne Zitt was sworn in for a four-year term, succeeding retiring Mayor Gerald Drasheff. State Sen. and...