Construction begins on Guttenberg school addition and rec center
New shared-use facility set to open January 2017
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The good news: Guttenberg is getting a recreation center after years without one, and the Anna L. Klein School is getting a much-needed addition to alleviate overcrowding and increase resources. It...
NB cops compete for Biggest Loser
Contest will benefit Special Olympics of New Jersey
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly three dozen North Bergen police officers are currently pitted against one another in a difficult and challenging competition, with every last one them a loser. At least that’s the goal. They...
Sacco-backed candidates win NB school race
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Twelve people ran this year for three available seats on the North Bergen school board. When the dust settled and the votes were counted, the three candidates in the “Our Children First 2015” team ...
Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
Slices of fame
Union City/North Bergen photographer’s famous photos line pizzeria
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Customers pay for takeout dinners. Pizza deliverymen hurry into the store for hot pies to whisk off to local addresses. High school and college-age cashiers take orders at the register. That’s the ...
Hoboken’s Arts & Music Fest turns 21
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf to headline
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Wolf has seen and done more than most in his day. As the lead singer of J. Geils Band, he scored genre-defining rock hits like “Love Stinks” and “Centerfold.” He has married (and divorced) Fa...
Mudslinging and grudges
NB mayor/commissioner candidates duke it out before May 12 election
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Temperatures are rising in North Bergen, and it’s not just the onset of spring. The upcoming municipal election on May 12 has pitted two vehemently opposed mayor/commissioner tickets against one an...
We will rock you
Painted rocks in Braddock Park cause controversy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Four workers were busy this week painting the rocks bordering both sides of the road in James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park near Bruins Stadium. It was the second time in two weeks the rocks...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...