north bergen news

Want new wheels?
North Bergen hopes to have bike sharing program in place by summer
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen is preparing to join nearby cities like Hoboken and Jersey City in creating a program in which residents can pick up a bike on the street and rent it for a few minutes or more. _______...
Books and bunnies
North Bergen Public Library celebrates Easter with kids
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter Bunny came out of its hiding place on April 13 to entertain kids at the library's Kennedy Branch. Not only did the young readers get to meet with the bunny, they also got to participate ...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
Comedy Festival takes over Hoboken, Secaucus
‘Insult comedian’ to heckle Hoboken pedestrians for reality show
Apr 23, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who appreciate the classic insult comedy of Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield, and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog are in for a treat when Jimmie Lee, an offensive dentist and comedian, will take ...
Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Both along the waterfront and on the western edges of Hudson County, new housing is rising for those who want to take advantage of the area’s beauty, parks, culture, and six forms of public transpo...
Districts expanding and evolving
Local schools change programs, add buildings to grow with county population
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Education is supposed to be the “great equalizer” among people from different areas and backgrounds, said education reformer Horace Mann in the 18th century. New Jersey’s public schools rely on a c...
Healthcare in Hudson
Amid national health care debate, local hospitals still adding services
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
In the nation’s ongoing struggle over healthcare, 2016 proved to be an unstable period. Donald Trump promised he would immediately repeal and replace “Obamacare,” although that hasn’t quite happene...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Check out the annual Impact Economic Report inside the newspaper Hudson County’s culture, amenities, views, and transportation make it a great place to live and work. In fact, some unique new busin...
Donating toothbrushes and toys to foster kids
NB public school students put donations – and even allowance -- together
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen students recently worked with a local non-profit to create bags packed with essentials that new foster kids might need, particularly the first night they are removed from their prior l...

past weeks news

Tragedy in the Hudson
Bodies of two local men found in Weehawken Cove
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Tooth or consequences by Dr. Neil Marciano