north bergen news

High-end rental units coming to site of former trailer park
Seen as anchor to redevelopment around light rail
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The former trailer park just north of 48th Street on Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen is about to be razed. The township has approved a resolution to redevelop the property for a rental community co...
The party begins at age 60
Free cruise, meal, entertainment, and dancing for 2,400 senior citizens
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
For her birthday on July 17, Felicia Perez had a special treat this year. She took a cruise on the Hudson River aboard the Spirit of New Jersey. Perez was one of more than 200 senior citizens from ...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
Gutt approves ordinance to begin metered parking on Blvd. East
Changes to hours of operation proposed for all town meters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After an open public discussion at the July 27 council meeting, the Guttenberg Town Council passed an ordinance to institute metered parking on both sides of John F. Kennedy Boulevard East, from th...
Captivated by a divine guitar
The musical journey of Edgar Gonzalez
by Melissa Heule
Reporter correspondent
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen resident Edgar Gonzalez’s unique guitar sounds filled an intimate space during a free concert at the William V. Musto Cultural Center in Union City recently. Whether he played solo or ...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Dive-in’ movie night is Aug. 6 Cinema under the Stars presents a “Dive-in” movie night at the town pool on Thursday, Aug. 6 with “Despicable Me.” Bring a chair, blanket, and snacks. The film start...
All aboard the Guttenberg shuttle
Free cross-town shuttle buses begin next weekend
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’ve got a big commercial area and we have the waterfront, and the two never mix,” said Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff, describing the geography of the town. “For people from the waterfront to ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Game over
Quest to restore North Bergen’s football championship will not go to U.S. Supreme Court
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Education will not appeal a ruling stripping North Bergen High School of its 2011 football state championship to the U.S. Supreme Court. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Geor...
‘We’re going to need a bigger screen’
Large crowd turns out for free outdoor ‘Jurassic Park’ screening at library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The delighted screams of thrilled children could be heard echoing across James J. Braddock North Hudson Park as dinosaurs roared and stomped and munched on random humans. For a few hours on Thursda...

past weeks news

Better than the beach
North Bergen pool opens for summer season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer