north bergen news

Light rail closer to extending to Bergen County
With no $$ from feds, local mayors meet in JC to ask for state funds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to get state-funding for the long stalled Bergen County arm of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail, elected officials gathered at the of Exchange Place transit station in Jersey City on Oct. 20. F...
Local entrepreneurs
Galaxy Holiday Bazaar featured neighborhood artists and vendors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Local craftspersons and vendors took over the lobby of the Galaxy Towers buildings for six hours on Sunday, Oct. 19 for the annual Galaxy Holiday Bazaar, selling everything from hand-knitted dog ap...
Season of the witch
Halloween paints the town orange
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Halloween will begin early this year with “Haunted Hallway” on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North Bergen High School, 7417 Kennedy Blvd. Immerse yourself in spooky scenes and creepy cla...
20 years of ‘Clerks’!
Famous Jersey-based indie film has Hudson County connection
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1993, actor Scott Schiaffo was 28, living with his mother in Garfield, N.J., earning a living at two or three retail jobs, and on-and-off binge drinking. He was also working with a Hoboken-based...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Haunted house at the Kennedy library on Oct. 29 The Kennedy Branch of the North Bergen Free Public Library will host its second annual Halloween Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. T...
Three new parks coming to Hudson County
Preschool in Braddock Park to become town property in exchange
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The signs went up in James J. Braddock Park several weeks ago, advising residents of a public hearing to discuss diverting 1.1 acres of the county park to North Bergen to keep the North Bergen Pres...
The prince and I
NB student attends U.S.-Arab conference, meets royalty
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not every day that a 15-year-old high school junior gets to meet a prince. North Bergen High School student Yasmeen Abdelkader is still reeling from the experience, calling it a “once in a lif...
Night of thrills
Local actors offer original twist-filled crime comedy play
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s mystery afoot in North Bergen. And comedy. And music. All three combined are taking place at the North Bergen Players Mini-Theater at 8411 Bergenline Ave. For six shows over two weekends, t...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Oct 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Galaxy Holiday Bazaar on Oct. 19 The Galaxy Towers Condominium is holding its 14th Annual Holiday Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19 in the Galaxy Mall at 7000 Kennedy Blvd. East. A w...
Green acres
$2.8 million waterfront park opens in Guttenberg and NB
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
After eight years punctuated by construction delays and a superstorm or two, a new $2.8 million park opened alongside River Road on Monday, Oct. 6. Located two-thirds on property owned by North Ber...

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Dangerous stunt
Teenager arrested after scaling Weehawken tower
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

School of art
Guttenberg students paint mural over the summer
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer