north bergen news

Prepare for detours and traffic
DOT to begin multi-year rehabilitation of Route 495 bridge in fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Route 495, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike to the Lincoln Tunnel, is set to undergo a multi-year renovation to repair its debilitated viaduct bridge in North Bergen, according to the NJ Depa...
More cops, less cost
Mayor swears in five special law enforcement officers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Public Safety Commissioner Allen Pascual swore in five special law enforcement officers at the Sep. 13. Commissioners’ meeting. As special law enforcement, the...
Touring the Meadowlands
Local nature activities on tap for this fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Near where the Turnpike and Route 3 meet in northern Secaucus, there’s a hidden ecological treasure for nature and animal lovers, bookended by speeding cars and mini-strip malls. It’s Mill Creek Ma...
Dark Knight comes to North Bergen
Bruce Wayne’s alter ego helps library celebrate first Comic Extravaganza
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dark Knight himself was among the main attractions at the North Bergen Free Public Library’s first Comic Extravaganza on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Everyone who attended had the opportunity to t...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Controversial North Bergen pre-K trailers will get fire safety doors Five years after Hurricane Sandy downed power lines and caused a fire that consumed two pre-K classroom trailers at James J. Bra...
Sixteen years later
North Bergen commemorates 9/11 anniversary at Braddock Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen and Hudson County officials and residents marked 16 years since the 9/11 terrorists attacks at a remembrance ceremony on Monday at 9 a.m. at James J. Braddock Park. Various officials s...
Safe town
Independent trade association names North Bergen 52nd safest place in America
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Is North Bergen the 52nd safest place in America? It is, according to the National Home Council for Home Safety and Security, a national trade association specializing in alarm installation and hom...
‘Meet The Skullers’
Local student debuts EP
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
New band The Skullers, started by Weehawken native and current Hoboken college student Jack Skuller, will release their debut EP “Meet The Skullers” in September. They already have several gigs lin...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
One Book North Bergen comes to a close The North Bergen Free Public Library's “One Book North Bergen” series comes to a conclusion Sept. 19, with the Field Guide Party and Scavenger Hunt honoring T...
Optimizing content
North Bergen relaunches municipal website, with a informative, mobile friendly focus
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Don't you hate visiting your town's website with your iPhone, having to work your thumbs just to get from one page section to another? North Bergen feels your pain. That’s why they relaunched their...

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Blackout
North Bergen Library holds viewing event for solar eclipse
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer