Ellen DeGeneres saw a North Bergen school’s invitation — sent in the form of a video — to come to read to its students. Unable to come, she did McKinley School one better and arranged to have $50,000 sent its way.
2. RAV4 stolen, suspect turns himself in after video goes viral
Danielle Balbuena better known by her stage name 070 Shake, gained attention for her guest appearances and involvement with Kanye West on songs like “Ghost Town” and “Violent Crimes” from West’s album Ye, as well as appearing on Pusha T’s Daytona and Nas’ Nasir.
4. North Bergen family irate after historic grave sites destroyed
North Bergen’s School Realignment Plan:
Purchase former High Tech High School building on Tonnelle Avenue to become North Bergen High School West Campus for grades 7-9, plus Culinary Arts and Expanded Career Technical Education for grades 9-12
Make renovations to NBHS West including new Auditorium Wing, new Turf Field and Student Walkway, new HVAC system and more
Current High School (NBHS East) to include grades 10-12 and new Business and Medical Arts programs and STEM Academy
Renovations to current NBHS East including Air Conditioning, Lighting Upgrades and Accessibility improvements Smaller class sizes in all Elementary Schools
Tyler “TyAlaxandar” Griffin crooned Jason Derulo’s “Talk Dirty To Me” on the show’s Jan. 4 debut episode. Griffin, a 24-year-old resident of the township, was also the mastermind behind the “I Be From North Bergen Son!” rap used in an ad for Mayor Nicholas Sacco’s 2011 reelection campaign.
The girl – identified as Nevaeh Hernandez – was a kindergartner at Lincoln Elementary School. Many parents at her school struggled Tuesday with the decision to bring their children to class amidst what has become one of the worst flu seasons on record.
The $1.8 billion project will be located on 15 acres in an industrial section of North Bergen, near existing energy and utility infrastructure, the company said. It will use natural gas and combustion turbine technology to produce electricity equivalent to that needed to power 1.2 million homes.
This 6-bedroom, 4400 square foot house sits high atop the Woodcliff section of North Bergen with unobstructed views of Manhattan. The price tag on this property makes it the most expensive family home in North Bergen.