A hair-razing adventure
Guttenberg students and teachers shave their locks for cancer
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Eighth grader Fernando Ortiz, 14, of Guttenberg lost a young friend to cancer years ago. While participating at a cancer fundraiser last week at the Anna L. Klein School, he said, “At least we have...
Torch passed
North Bergen police raise money for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department hosted a fundraiser and sold t-shirts last week in order to raise money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on June 10 at 9 a.m. The mission of...
Butting heads
Prieto emerges as leading contender against Christie on Atlantic City issue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the county by The Hudson Reporter over the last few years, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto of Secaucus has become the most visible opponent to Gov. C...
Dressing up
Art show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
International, regional, and local artists will show off their works in “Art and Soul; Women In the Arts,” a show at Mana Contemporary gallery’s first annual fundraiser and cocktail reception on Ma...
A family practice
Brother and sister doctors open clinic hospitable to LGBT community
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
There is no sign on the Grand Street office indicating that it’s a clinic that is especially geared toward LGBT patients. Those who need to know about it find out quick enough via word of mouth. “O...
Encore…for a 22nd year!
Thousands to take to the streets for Hoboken Arts & Music Festival
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
While not sharing the marquee of the 22nd annual Hoboken Arts and Music Festival with musicians like Leon Russell and Amanda Holley, Jersey City-based singer Sylvana Joyce is ecstatic that the bian...
8 Springs Studio to open in early May
Studio will offer Megaformer workout classes
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A new fitness experience is making its way to Hudson County as 8 Springs Studio prepares to open its doors at the Cast Iron Collection, the new industrial-inspired mixed-use community rising on the...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Zika virus health seminar is May 4 A health seminar regarding the zika virus affects on pregnant women at the North Bergen public library on 8411 Bergenline Ave. on Wednesday May 4. The check-in st...
It’s not just little lambs who eat ivy
Goats hired to remove poison plants from Braddock Park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“I never knew this, but goats eat poison ivy,” North Bergen member of the Hudson County of Chosen Freeholder Anthony Vainieri said in a recent phone interview. Vainieri, whose specialty on the town...
A great cause for a walk
North Bergen preschool to raise Autism awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Avid autism supporter and North Bergen Public Library Assistant Victoria Cepeda has four children with autism. She’s helped host plenty of autism events at the library. This year she contacted Supe...