Bergen - Norway

Bergen  is the second-largest city in Norway, a municipality, and a former county, in the county of Hordaland.The Norwegian city of Bergen was separated from Hordaland as a county of its own in 1831. It was established as a municipality January 1, 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The rural municipality of Bergen landdistrikt was merged with Bergen January 1, 1877. The rural municipality of Årstad was merged with Bergen July 1, 1915. The rural municipalities of Arna, Fana, Laksevåg and Åsane were merged with Bergen January 1, 1972. The city lost its status as a separate county the same

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JerzDevil :

Are there different parts of Bergen County? Are places like fort lee, edgewater, and palisades park good parts of bergen county? i've heard there are a lot of asians there but from what i've originally heard, bergen county had a lot of white people. is that true?

General Cucombre :
"They say New Jersey is like Greece - it has everything. So does Bergen County. It is not that big, but it's pretty diverse and it certainly doesn't lack white people. There are also definitely lots of Koreans, especially in the areas close to the city, like Fort Lee and Palisades Park. Good parts mean completely different things to different people, especially in this part of the world. I wouldn't live there myself, but I have friends in Bergen County and they seem to be happy."
charlieshepp :
"Bergen county is average size (not knowing what you consider big). All of these areas are racially mixed, like anywhere else. Alot of professionals call this area home. I believe it is also the richest area per capita in New Jersey."
NYC Chutzpah :
"As the others said Bergen is very diverse. Plaisades Park is heavily Korean with most of the shops catering to the Korean population, most stores only have signs in Korean and discourage non-koreans from shopping in them. There are also parts that are mostly black or hispanic, some that are white. Bergen is just like the city."
35start :

Just wondering if she is her Mom? Candice is Edgar Bergen's daughter, right?

Jennifer S :
"Candice is edgar's daughter but I don't know if POlly and Candice are related or not."
pipi08_2000 :
"Candice's mother is Frances Westerman Bergen and from anything I found on they are not related."
Yogi P :

Does anyone know what is gonna be on the bergen academies entrance exam? I know that there is math but what if any is going to be in it for the reading portion?

rustin313 :
"The exam will consist of two portions: Language Arts and Math. The math portion will consist of 40 questions. About half will be word problems (more difficult). There will be 2 "extra credit" problems which will be very difficult but will only count if they are right. In the language arts portion, there will be a short story given for you to read and then you'll have to answer one question persuasively."


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Date: 2008-02-04 22:30:46

Here are some thoughts on the study of the theory of price wars as they relate to the industries like the Airlines and others. Comments on an article in Harvard Business Review in March-April edition 2000. The article was called 'How to Win a PRICE WAR'. Written by Akshay R. Rao, Mark E. Bergen and Scott Davis.

Date: 2008-02-04 22:30:46

Murray Sabrin, Ron Paul Republican for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, will speak on Ron Paul's behalf at the Bergen County GOP straw poll this Saturday. He's also planning a Super Tuesday party at his campaign HQ.

Date: 2008-02-04 22:30:46

Barnevernet i Bergen ansatte kanskje Norges verste overgriper mot barn, i media er saken kjent som "lommemannen" (hans bror var politi i Bergen). Men hvorfor ble ikke den siktede stoppet i 1999, da fantes det gode vitneforklaring. Finnes det en ukultur i den bergenske maktelite og er kameraderi årsaken til at lommemannen fikk holde på så lenge?

Date: 2008-02-04 22:30:46

Six family members who got lost hiking along the border of Bergen and Passaic counties in New Jersey are telling police a ranger refused to help.

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