north bergen news

A carnival to celebrate the library
Kennedy Branch turns three
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kennedy Branch of the North Bergen Public Library celebrated its three-year anniversary with a mini-carnival Saturday, Sept. 17. Kids enjoyed a mini-Ferris wheel, cotton candy, hot dogs, bounce...
Keeping kids safe
Guttenberg residents meet cops, firefighters at street fair
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg police officers and North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue members handed out pamphlets filled with safety tips, stickers, and coloring books at “Safe Kids Day” in Guttenberg on Saturday,...
Legislators take on predatory student loan practices
Limits on wage garnishment on the horizon
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter Staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A bill introduced in the New Jersey State Assembly in early August will require the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESSA) to obtain a court order to use certain collection practices...
Police and community meet
Residents meet local officers at neighborhood gatherings
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department has held four informal meetings with community members throughout the township this month. A healthy turnout of North Bergen residents showed up to discuss their ...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Hosts Salvadorian Flag Raising and Parade Town hall was packed for a ceremony marking the raising of the Salvadorian flag on Friday, Sept. 16. Mayor Nicholas Sacco addressed the crowd ...
Walk and donate for suicide prevention
Families and friends gather this weekend to raise awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and friends who lose someone to suicide often look for counselors or communities that understand what it’s like. Lifelong North Bergen residents Maria Sanchez and her daughter Jeanette, 26...
Different job for police officer and wife
Local couple opens day care together
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Maylin Rodriguez and her husband, North Bergen Police Officer Hector Rosa, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their Kidz Learning Center on Friday, Sept. 9. The new daycare at 5108 Columbia Ave. ca...
Senior picnic returns
Dancing, eating, and mingling
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The town of North Bergen held its annual free picnic for seniors of North Bergen at Schuetzen Park this past Wednesday. Some seniors have been coming to the picnic for years, and others made it out...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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...

past weeks news

Welcome to the force
Police Department hires six new recruits
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Dogs of summer
North Bergen animal trainer releases new book
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

The Longest Day
The article we published in September, 2001 about the terror attacks
by Tom Jennemann, Prescott Tolk, Christine Nardone, and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writers

Happy birthday, seniors!
Monthly celebrations with friends, cake
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer

Want to join the NBPD?
Department holds recruitment event
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer