north bergen news

County files lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies
Cites the financial and social cost of the opioid crisis
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 470 470 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court against the makers and distributors of synthetic opioids like Oxycontin and Subsys. In 2016, the most recent year in which data is availabl...
Girl, 14, narrowly escapes fire
North Bergen student sustains minor injuries
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Samara Lee, 14, didn't expect her recent dance class to end with potentially deadly flames. But the Lincoln Elementary School eighth grader is alive with minor injuries after escaping from a blaze ...
Becoming a star
Local dance instructor branches into music with YouTube single
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1980, then-amateur dancer Mathy Pilal told her dancing instructor that she'd be a famous dancer and singer one day. She has already achieved success in the former, having danced around the world...
The future of ‘American Dream’
Delayed Route 3 retail/recreation complex to debut in March, 2019
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents are accustomed to driving past the partly completed American Dream (formerly Xanadu) project off Route 3, and to wondering if the recreation/retail complex will ever be fini...
Celebrating the ‘Week of the Young Child’
Urban League launches Hudson County Child Care Resource Fairs
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
To highlight the importance of high-quality early childhood programs in Hudson County, the Urban League of Hudson County (ULOHC) is hosting a series of child care resource fairs to educate families...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Board of Education elections on April 17 The North Bergen Board of Education will hold its annual elections on April 17. Twenty-three people are running for three seats, including two ...
Housing Authority fires Santini
Investigative NBC report on multiple jobs led to ousting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, the North Bergen Housing Authority fired Director of Security Geoffrey Santini, who had been accused in an NBC News investigative report of spending most of his time on his animal contro...
Who’s running for North Bergen school board?
Twenty-three candidates filed for April 17 elections
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters can choose three candidates for three-year terms on the nine-member North Bergen Board of Education on April 17. A whopping 23 candidates have filed petitions to run, although at least two s...
Medical marijuana facility preps to open
Secaucus site is harvesting 12 strains
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 960 960 recommendations | email to a friend
The Harmony Foundation, a medical marijuana facility on Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus, recently began harvesting its strains -- a crucial step before opening sometime this spring, according to Ha...
The truth about your colon
Locals donate funds for colorectal cancer research, encourage screenings
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 868 868 recommendations | email to a friend
Having a scope pushed into your rectum for a colonoscopy isn't nearly as bad as you might think, according to Bob Ceragno, a local business owner for Eye Contact Vision Center on Bergenline Avenue ...

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Becoming an American citizen
Library hosts program to make it easier
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer