north bergen news

Bus stop made permanent
Commissioners also pass agreement with Guttenberg for truck
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen’s Board of Commissioners passed a resolution at their meeting on Wednesday to turn a “courtesy” bus stop at Bergen Turnpike and 37th Street into an official one. That means it will get...
Seventy is the new 20
Seminars will teach seniors how to keep having a full, healthy life
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
When a person enters the years of senior citizen discount lunches, BINGO games, and reminiscing about “the good old days,” it’s easy to believe their most active times are behind them. But the town...
Don’t fall for it
County register warns against deed procurement scam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register and get one for just...
Group expands to help needy people who need legal aid
Moves from Hoboken to new digs near Journal Square
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For those familiar with the classic movie “On the Waterfront,” they know the basement of St. Peter & Paul Church in Hoboken was originally a meeting place of people attempting to reform the crime-r...
NORTH BERGENBRIEFS
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North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue donates toys for children at North Bergen hospital The North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue recently delivered toys to young patients at Hackensack UMC Palisa...
Hey, criminals – someone’s watching you
North Bergen to upgrade its 100+ surveillance cameras
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
At first glance, the room resembles something from a video game tournament. This is the North Bergen Police Department’s Command Call Center. Multiple high-definition screens line the wall, deliver...
Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Looking to meet like minds
North Bergen woman runs events for active seniors, artists, and non-drinkers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen resident Lynn Earley’s presence gives off a sort of “I’ve been there, done that, and you shouldn’t” vibe befitting her 68 years of life. And for good reason. On May 22, 1987, she downe...
Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group starts petition drive to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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State Sen. Sacco retiring from school system job Nicholas Sacco is giving up his $260,000 per year job as assistant superintendent for elementary and secondary education but will continue to serve ...

past weeks news

Expecting the unexpected
Politics in 2016 had some strange twists
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Drones, bikes, and dolls
Five hundred kids get gifts at town party
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer