north bergen news

Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Honoring service members
North Bergen holds annual Veterans Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's living veterans gathered at the Recreation Center Nov. 11 for the town's annual Veterans Day celebration. The holiday honors living service men and women who served in the military. ...
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Library and non-profit team up to help disabled people launch businesses
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happen to have a physical or mental disability, but dream of starting your own business, you can now get free assistance at the North Bergen Free Public Library. Earlier this year, the libra...
Sires to Trump: show a little heart!
Makes last-ditch appeal to reverse order on immigrants’ kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
With their voices echoing in the mostly-empty gymnasium at Jose Marti School in Union City, Rep. Albio Sires and State Sen. Brian Stack issued an appeal to The White House earlier this month to rev...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Former West New York resident, Uber driver, dies after physical altercation in Manhattan An Uber driver from West New York died after a man allegedly hit him with a hockey stick in Manhattan on Sat...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
Spiderman and Nintendo
First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Comics aren’t just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comi...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal help available for citizenship applications Holy Redeemer Parish in West New York will offer a workshop in partnership with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark to assist residents...
Car wash site will become a park
Commissioners pass resolution for new recreational space
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A new park is set to open in North Bergen in the next few years, after commissioners passed a resolution amending the $92 million 2017 budget to fund the project at their Oct. 25 meeting. The resol...

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Night of terror
Annual Halloween parade takes over Recreation Center
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer