north bergen news

Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
‘They have a great sense of humor’
Local women celebrate 100th b-days
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
“America is the best,” said Emma DeFilippis last week, upon turning 100. “It's given me joy and history.” “She's my best friend, and I love her,” said fellow senior Dorothy Zydel, who was sitting n...
What's your emergency?
Town adds fourth EMS ambulance to fleet
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Expect better response times from local EMT’s if your bike crashes on Bergenline Avenue, now that officials recently debuted a brand new ambulance for North Bergen’s EMS division. The new rig, whic...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Upcoming community flu clinics will be Feb. 21 Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the North Bergen Health Department invite you to the Adult Community Flu Clinics on Wednesday, Feb. 21 in the Terrace Apartme...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Writing against hate
Student places third countywide with Holocaust poem
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
“The police came, looking for the Jews/ I laid down, let someone else be my muse.” These lines aren't from Holocaust Anne Frank's famed diary, but from an award-winning poem by North Bergen High Sc...
Town introduces $3.5M public improvement ordinance
Winners of Christmas decoration contest earn $1,000 each
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Commissioners introduced a $3.5 million bond ordinance at their Feb. 7 meeting to authorize the town to acquire properties, make various public improvements, and replace e...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Tax collector extends hours on Feb. 12 The tax collector’s office will have extended hours on Monday, Feb. 12. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Note that Feb. 12 is the last day to pay...
Wrecking ball comes
North Bergen demolishes abandoned residential building
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
Town residents who are tired of seeing a building sit abandoned on 73rd Street are in luck. At their Jan. 24 meeting, the Board of Commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the town to acquire ...

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More for tenants to pay
New data shows rent increases across NJ
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer