North Bergen High School’s 50th anniversary

North Bergen High School will hold its 50th anniversary event Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the school at 7417 Kennedy Blvd. Coffee and cake will be served in the cafeteria and memorabilia from the first graduating class will be displayed in the back gym. Members of the key club will also be available to provide tours of the school to former alumni.
All alumni are invited to attend. Call (201) 295-2800 for RSVP information.

Halloween Parade at the 64th Street softball field

North Bergen residents are invited to attend the Halloween parade on Monday, Oct. 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the 64th street softball field.
Boys and girls ages up to age 9 are invited to wear their costumes and take part in the parade, pumpkin picking, and a petting zoo. For more information, visit

NAMI Hudson County will hold educational courses

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hudson County is conducting an educational course for parents, caregivers, and adolescents living with mental illness. The topics will include ADHD, bipolar disorder, conduct disorder, major depression, and more. It will also focus on communication skills, problem solving, crisis preparation, and the biology of mental illness.
The free six-week course will commence Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Family Support Office in Jersey City. Classes will run from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and babysitting will be provided.
To register, contact Martha Silva at (201) 861-0614, or Carol Williamson at the FSO office at (201) 915-5140 ext. 22. Interested parties can also register by sending an e-mail to
NAMI also holds separate monthly support meetings in Spanish and English. Contact Martha Silva (above) for more information.

Board of Education schedules meetings

The North Bergen Board of Education will hold a caucus meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. in the board of Education conference room at 7317 Kennedy Blvd.
Immediately following the caucus meeting, a regular meeting will be held within the conference room. The board may adopt a resolution to exclude the public from a portion of the meeting to discuss personnel and attorney-client private matters.

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