The toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Officials and residents raise concerns about proposed new tunnel under county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13...
New library building in the works
Township seeks expansion into former furniture store
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen is working on plans to move the Downtown Library into a bigger space in the former Kennedy Furniture store site in the next few years. In July, the Board of Commissioners adopted a $4....
New turf, new tech in new school year
North Bergen superintendent discusses upcoming changes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The public schools in North Bergen open on Thursday, Sept. 7. According to Superintendent of Schools George Solter Jr., students will see a mix of new and continuing programs, additional technology...
A hilarious romp
Indie comedy film ‘Unleashed’ stars Jersey native Kate Micucci
by C.M Matzner
Reporter Editor
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The premise of the new comedy film “Unleashed” – debuting in theaters and on demand Friday, Aug. 25 – may make you wonder why no one’s done it before. After all, it seems deceptively simple: What i...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen offers Disney-themed extravaganza at the pool Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Board of Commissioners are staging a huge end-of-summer party for residents of North Bergen. This year’s Nort...
Ready to quit meat?
Guttenberg resident prepares for annual vegan expo, promoting plant-based eating
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Maybe you’re one of the average Americans who consume an annual average of 270 pounds of meat, according to a 2010 analysis by the United Nations. If so, Harshard Shah wants you to join the 7.5 mil...
‘My time had come’
Nicholas Sacco discusses retirement from near 50 year education career
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
Nicholas Sacco remembered how he felt as he packed his items for the last time at the North Bergen School District headquarters on June 30. It happened to be the very last day of his 49th year in e...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Suit settled against former sheriffs
County pays $120K to two former officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Without granting any validity to the lawsuits brought against Hudson County by two former Hudson County Sheriff’s Department officers, the county has agreed on a $120,000 settlement. The settlement...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Township holds Back-to-School Drive for needy families NB C.A.R.E.S. is hosting a back-to-school drive/uniform exchange for families in need throughout the township. New school supplies are needed,...