NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS

first_img ×North Bergen’s annual Veterans Day event takes place Nov. 11. See briefs for more information. (Photo credit: Art Schwartz) North Bergen’s Veterans Day event is Nov. 11North Bergen’s annual Veterans Day event will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Recreation Center, 6300 Meadowview Ave.The public is encouraged to attend and show their support for the many men and women who have served our country over the years, including those who lost their lives protecting our freedoms.Freeholder Anthony Vainieri will be the master of ceremonies, joined by Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Board of Commissioners. Numerous veterans will take part in the ceremony. Coffee and donuts will be provided.Participate in a pedestrian safety survey and enter to win $100Hudson Transportation Management Association (Hudson TMA), in collaboration with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) and Hudson County, is working to improve pedestrian safety in New Jersey.Together they have established an online survey regarding pedestrian safety. Your answers to this survey will help make this effort a success. All responses remain strictly confidential.Participants who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing to a win a $100 gift card.To participate go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WR3RMP9.Soccer dinner honors league standoutsThe North Bergen Recreation Department honored the players in the township soccer league with a dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the Recreation Center. Attendees enjoyed pizza, received their trophies, and listened to Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Commissioners Hugo Cabrera and Allen Pascual laud their play and sportsmanship.Library Job Fair serves communityThe North Bergen Free Public Library’s Community Job Fair on Wednesday, Nov. 1 was packed with a large array of vendors, including NJ Transit, Applebee’s, and Wegman’s Food Market. Many residents took advantage of the chance to learn about job opportunities, network with company representatives, and submit job applications.The event was sponsored by the library, New Jersey Career Connections, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the NJ State Library.Receive tax-free money to make energy-related improvementsLearn about the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ Clean Energy Program, and find out how to receive tax-free money to make energy-related improvements for NJ residents, business, and government. Eliminate drafts during the winter, lower utility bills or operating costs, and improve the comfort of your indoor space.Call 866-NJSMART or email [email protected] for more information, or visit njcleanenergy.com/tips. Legal help available for citizenship applicationsHoly Redeemer Parish in West New York will offer a workshop in partnership with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark to assist residents to receive free legal assistance to submit applications for U.S. Citizenship and Naturalization. The applicants will be solely responsible for the USCIS petition application fee. If the applicant cannot pay in full, the applicant can bring their 2016 tax return to determine if they can request a full or partial fee waiver.The workshop is scheduled for Nov. 20, 6 to 9 p.m., at Holy Redeemer Parish, 569 65th St., West New York. There is no parish affiliation requirement. Call the parish ahead of time, 201-868-9444 to ensure the program is still running.center_img North Bergen’s annual Veterans Day event takes place Nov. 11. See briefs for more information. (Photo credit: Art Schwartz)last_img read more

Two disqualified following Modified Challenge tire testing

first_imgADA, Minn. – Two drivers have been disqualified from finishes in the Sanders Modified Challenge feature at Norman County Raceway, as a result of post-race tire testing.Samples were taken from tires from the two finishers in each heat; those taken from the tires of Billy Vogel and Jamie Trautner failed to meet IMCA benchmarks.Both drivers have been fined $1,000, were suspended for 30 days and lost all IMCA points accrued during the season.last_img