north bergen news

Letters and candy canes
Kids celebrate at annual tree lighting
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen resident Alexandra Espinal, 8, knew exactly what she wanted to ask Santa for when she and other kids wrote letters as part of the Housing Authority’s annual Christmas tree lighting on ...
‘Friend’ your town on Facebook
Also at council meeting: New stop signs on 86th Street
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
At the commissioners meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the commissioners passed a resolution for the town to create a profile for social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. Sa...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Last day to donate to annual toy drive Dec. 19 If you are a family in need of a meal or toys for the holiday, contact Aimee at 201-392-0229 or To donate toys, they can ...
Cleaning up Tonnelle Ave
Environmental Club will next create school garden
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
After volunteering last weekend to remove garbage, weeds, debris, and more from 37th Street and Tonnelle Avenue, the North Bergen High School Environmental Club is set to receive a reward that will...
Young at heart
High school kids create art, play games with seniors
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Senior citizen Emilia Martis, a resident of one of the Housing Authority buildings, said she’s always prepared to have a good time with the students who visit from North Bergen High School. The stu...
Fall foliage throughout the county
Photos show diversity of urban colors
by Reporter staff
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in a city, those autumn yellows and crimsons are busting out all over. We took some photos around the county. Do you have a photo of something in Hudson County that’s extra special? Send up to...
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Moroccan Independence Day celebrated Nov. 18 This year for the first time North Bergen commemorated Moroccan Independence Day by raising the Moroccan flag over Town Hall. The ceremony on Nov. 18, m...
Weehawken musician on the rise
Rockabilly star Skuller has holiday treat for fans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
This month Jack Skuller, a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from Weehawken who attends college in Hoboken, released two holiday singles to raise funds for a charity called Holiday Express. Holiday Exp...
Watching crime with the detectives
Chief reveals newly-updated police headquarters
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Chief Robert Dowd gave officials a tour last week of the newly-renovated police headquarters at address, which include a Crime Prevention Center, CCTV (video screen) area, a...

past weeks news

Help for the holidays
Where to donate, volunteer, and get a free Thanksgiving meal
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writers

Honoring those who served
Vietnam vet talks at event
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

A haunted night
Residents treated to Halloween party, parade
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

The I’m-Not-Telling-You vote
National political signs sparse in Hudson County going into election
by Al Sullivan and Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writers