A deal for new cop wheels
Commissioners purchase new SUV’s for town police department
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen’s police officers are set to receive new crime fighting gear for the upcoming year. The Board of Commissioners adopted two resolutions at their March 22 meeting, approving purchase of ...
Guttenberg hosts second Coffee With a Cop event
Residents and law enforcement mingle over decaf and donuts
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg held its second “Coffee With a Cop” event at the Anna L. Klein Elementary School on March 21. Local officers were available for conversation with residents over anything on their minds, ...
County plans to help immigrants
Freeholders want to amend union contract to help supply needed legal services
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Fearing that immigrants may run out of time to renew or gain legal status under threat from policies imposed by President Donald Trump, members of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders hope to ame...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Makers Day to be held at Uptown Library The Uptown Library – located at 84-11 Bergenline Avenue – will host its third annual New Jersey Makers Day celebration March 25, at 11 a.m. The ev...
Team Guttenberg reveals mayor, council candidates
Will run in November, 2017 after mayor announces his departure
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff said last week that he would not seek reelection in November of 2017, one group of candidates -- Team Guttenberg -- announced its slate of candidates at a fun...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on local resident’s novel premieres in theaters March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...
‘It takes a special kind of person’
State legislature honors local manager of home health aides
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had ju...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Oritani Bank collecting donations for Union City fire victims The Oritani Bank branch at 4200 Bergenline Ave. will be collecting and matching donations to assist the victims of the fire in Union Ci...
Slight tax increase, high surplus in budget
North Bergen introduces $92M spending plan
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen introduced its 2017 budget at the March 8 Board of Commissioners meeting with a 1 percent tax increase. Town Administrator Chris Pianese said that the nearly flat tax amount was hard t...