north bergen news

North Bergen’s ‘One Book’ initiative
Town encourages summer reading for the young and old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
With summer in full swing and children out of school, the North Bergen Public Library has launched a new reading initiative. “One Book North Bergen” aims to encourage residents of any age to bond t...
Legendary rides
North Bergen holds annual Classic Car and Bike Show
by Art Schwartz
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The second annual North Bergen Classic Car and Bike Show was even bigger and better than last year’s popular event. Held on Bergenline Avenue alongside Braddock Park on Sunday, June 25, the show br...
An alternative to borrowing $$$ from others
New technology may help cities finance their own projects
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Cities across the country are in revival mode. Neighborhoods once isolated are now connected. Once dangerous roads are now safer for pedestrians and cyclists.Towns are facilitating projects that br...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Hudson County Parks Host Free Outdoor Movies All Summer Hudson County is hosting a free “Movies in the Park” series again this summer, bringing 14 big features to seven parks throughout the region....
Fixing West Side Ave
Town gets $9M to make over heavily trafficked road
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
West Side Avenue in North Bergen is set to receive a new makeover. The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on June 28 accepting an additional $9 million from the 2017 state Transportation Tr...
Top kickers
North Bergen Recreation holds annual Soccer Awards for youth teams
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen’s Recreation Department held its annual Soccer Awards and end-of-year-barbecue for its 47 youth soccer teams on June 30. The event was held at Bruins Stadium in Braddock Park. The roug...
New laws for jitneys
Legislature inches closer to bringing local regulation
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by r...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Palisades Medical Center announces acting president The Board of Governors for Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center announced on July 6 that Dr. Anthony J. Passannante Jr. has become...
Preparing for the worst
North Bergen holds largest active shooter drill in county history
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the massive Columbine school shooting incident in 1999, and more recently, the Newtown, Conn. shooting in 2012, schools around the country have had to train for a theoretical emergency i...
Bike shares in Guttenberg
Borrow one for a ride, with low fees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The somewhat controversial Hudson Bike Share program will debut in Guttenberg later in July, said officials at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the program June 20. The sharing allows people to rent b...

past weeks news

Moving on up
North Bergen graduates 568 high school seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Green scene
Some farmers’ markets canceled, others thrive
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Secaucus goes to the dogs
Hundreds of pooches interact at expo
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

A victory lap
Primary may become forecast for municipal elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer