Caught on camera
Schools get 225 security devices installed, WiFi enhanced
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Behind a closed door in the administrative area of North Bergen High School sits a huge monitor, upon which are displayed dozens of images from throughout the building and vicinity. The same images...
Starting school right
Back-to-school drive provides free school supplies
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A parade of kids made their way around the tables inside the North Bergen Recreation Center on Tuesday, Sept. 2. They selected items from a vast array of supplies in preparation for the upcoming sc...
What do you need?
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless and near-homeless; fundraiser next wk
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Individuals walking the streets homeless. People just days shy of paying their rent. Those who have no money for food after paying their bills. These are the people whom the United Way of Hudson Co...
Carnivals, cultural festivals, and citizenship classes
Library offers variety of activities, educational opportunities
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall program season at the North Bergen Public Library begins on Sept. 15 and runs until Dec. 12. During that time town residents can choose from a wide assortment of programs, from early child...
Playing with fire
Local artist belly dances and ‘spins’ fire on Thursday nights
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“I have two wands – one that’s lit, one that isn’t,” said Caridad Rivera. “I put the lit one in my mouth and instead of completely smothering the flame and cutting the oxygen off, I trap the fumes ...
Gambling summit
Politicians discuss impact of bringing casinos to the Meadowlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks after unveiling a “vision plan” for the Meadowlands sport complex – including two new hotels, four casino spaces, a convention center, and a monorail “people mover” – the Meadowlands Regi...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Sep 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen 9/11 memorial at the high school on Thursday North Bergen will hold its annual 9/11 memorial service in front of North Bergen High School on Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. The memorial will be at...
For whom the school bell tolls
Public school classes begin Thursday, Aug. 4
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
For kids, summer officially ends the moment the first school bell rings in September. This year that bell tolls in North Bergen on Thursday, Sept. 4, welcoming about 8,000 students into the system....
Seven new public servants sworn in
Council meeting also honors lost friends
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg’s Town Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 25 revolved largely around personnel issues, with the swearing-in of seven new public servants as well as heartfelt tributes to a few old friends w...