Best practices, best armor
North Bergen ranks 84 percent on program for fiscal responsibility
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
When it comes to best practices, North Bergen is tops. The municipality ranked 84 percent in the state’s Best Practices inventory program, the township commissioners announced at their most recent ...
For those who can’t remember
North Bergen High School students win top prizes in Alzheimer’s art contest
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen High School student Gabriella Delacruz was just hanging out at her friend’s house years ago, when, listening to her friend’s grandmother, she knew something was wrong. “She was telling...
Gabert marks 25th anniversary as HCCC president
Built a school with uncertain prospects into a learning center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
When Dr. Glenn Gabert took over as the president of Hudson County Community College in 1992 – the fifth president or acting president to serve in three years – the campus consisted of one building ...
Dentist on wheels
Mobile dental office serves corporate employees’ needs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t let the name fool you. There really isn’t a dentist named Henry. Organizers for the mobile dental office picked the name because it seemed friendly and comfortable. Henry the Dentist (HENRY) ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Food Truck Festival brings great eats and entertainment to downtown North Bergen held its first food truck festival in the parking lot of Food Bazaar at Kennedy Boulevard and 14th Street on Saturda...
Spooky giveaways
Town organization hosts annual Halloween costume drive for children
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's neediest kids will be sure to put their scare on this Halloween, thanks to the town's annual costume giveaway at the Recreation Center, Oct. 4. Over 200 different families got to pic...
Hudson County Fair lights up North Bergen
Festival ran for two weekends in Braddock Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The third annual Hudson County Fair wrapped up in Braddock Park Oct. 9. This year, officials extended the popular event to two weekends due to popular demand. It began with a ribbon cutting ceremon...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents get free checkups and more at Library Health Fair The North Bergen Free Public Library was packed with residents on Saturday, Oct. 7 for a free Community Health Fair. Representatives from...
Turning a page
North Bergen’s new library branch celebrates fourth anniversary
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's downtown Kennedy Branch recently marked its four-year anniversary, with residents and officials looking back on its growth and looking forward to an anticipated expansion in the next...