north bergen news

Music with a view
Guttenberg summer concerts bring out the neighborhood
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“There’s nothing better than being on the Boulevard with a New York view on a night like tonight,” said Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff. He was addressing the hundreds of people from surrounding n...
Protecting quality of life
Concerned Citizens group challenges overdevelopment on Boulevard East
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“So many local people are concerned about threats to the quality of life in this area,” said Joshua Breakstone. “That includes parking up and down the Hudson, the transportation system, overcrowdin...
He’s a magic man
West New York resident makes smiles appear
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
From the time he was a 9-year-old boy in Vieques, a small island off Puerto Rico where he lived with his parents, brother, and two sisters, Eric Lindsey knew he was “born to make people smile.” His...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s annual pool party theme is ‘safari’ Don’t miss the annual North Bergen pool party on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is “safari.” There will be water slides, blow ups, games...
Renovations for dangerous areas
Fixes for 495 approach to tunnel, Route 3 ramp
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans are underway for major repairs on the 495 approach to the Lincoln Tunnel, an approach that lies between Union City and Weehawken. The viaduct over Route 1 and 9 will be resurfaced and additio...
Night against crime
North Bergen holds three block parties
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Jean Jean the Dancing Machine doesn’t say how old she is, only that she’s originally from Manhattan and spent 43 years in West New York. Despite her frail frame and her walker, she’s animated, jovi...
Reader essay
Fathers – date your daughters
by Niecy R.
Reporter correspondent
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
[Editor’s Note: This is an essay submitted by a reader in Union City. ] When I first thought of this article a lot of people (well, friends) said, “Hey Niecy, are you losing it? What are you writin...
A day like no other
40 years since Nixon resigned
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a seminal moment in United States history: a sitting president, steeped in controversy, on the verge of impeachment, resigning in front of his country on live television, and then departing ...

past weeks news

Junior police
Kids experience week of police training
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Honey do
Hudson County beekeepers have varied motivations
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

Rock on!
WFMU launches new live music venue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer