Going for the gold
NB hosts statewide Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen hosted this year's Special Olympics New Jersey at Bruins Stadium on Saturday, May 7. Teams from Hudson County participated in competitions like the 800-meter walk and run, 100-meter da...
Run as fast as you can
Residents raise $40K for local needy families
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
About 500 runners ran the perimeter of Braddock Park on Saturday May 14 for the second annual Nicholas Sacco Foundation 5K Fun Run. The foundation, named for the mayor, uses the money to help food ...
Hudson Reporter offices move
Newspaper chain relocates to new building in Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter moved its main office last week to 447 Broadway in Bayonne after 33 years in Hoboken. The move has been met with excitement by owners and staff. The company owns eight weekly ne...
Leaving North Bergen, coming to Secaucus
New building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band to headline at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa will be the main feature at the famous Maxwell’s music venue in Hoboken for Latin Rock Night on Friday, May 27 at 9 p.m. The members hail from Jer...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Meadowlands ski and snowboard resort coming in 2017 “Big SNOW America,” a 12-story, 180,000 square foot indoor ski and Snowboard Park, is coming to East Rutherford, as announced on Monday May 16 by...
Would you like some law enforcement with your coffee?
North Bergen seniors talk to police in monthly gathering
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Almost everyone has an idea, suggestion, or concern they’d like to share with their local police, but few get the chance to do it. “Some common concerns are noise complaints, suspicion, and harassm...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority will begin offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, on Tuesday, June 7 through Saturday, Sept. 17. The...
Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
Another fatal accident; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
David Porto, 43, of Jersey City, was fatally struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup truck on Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne between 30th and 31st streets on Wednesday afternoon, April 27. while trying ...
Just for laughs
Hoboken standup comic takes his act around the county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Alex Csedrik, one-time professor and sometime copy writer and editor -- but a comic all the time -- doesn’t believe in attack comedy or humiliating people who are out to be entertained. “I like poi...