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Police report capture of coyote following Norwood attack
Monday, April 20, 2015
Two more dens found near school in Bergen community ...


New Jersey Legislature To Denounce Christie On Pension Payments
Monday, April 20, 2015
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto announced on Monday that both houses of the New Jerse ...

Poll: Christie Must Go If He Knew Of Bridgegate
Monday, April 20, 2015
New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie was aware of Bridgegate, the George Washington Bridge traffic j ...


Prieto: NJ Transit Fare Hike Plan an Affront to Working Class New Jersey
Monday, April 20, 2015
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) released the following s statement Monday on NJ Transit’s plans to inc ...

Two From Paterson Charged With Dealing Heroin In Fair Lawn
Monday, April 20, 2015
The Bergen County Prosecutor announced the arrests of Rayshon Forman and Matthew Peoples, both from ...


Man is victim of 2nd coyote attack in Bergen County this month
Monday, April 20, 2015
A coyote attacked a Norwood resident Sunday night, police said. ...

Old Tappan man believes his bathroom finder app is best
Monday, April 20, 2015
Nature calls--wherever you are. There are dozens of apps to help you find a bathroom, but an Old Tap ...


Girl Scouts to ask Teaneck to ban plastic shopping bags, report says
Sunday, April 19, 2015
The members of Girl Scout Troop 19 plan to ask the Township Council on Tuesday to ban the use of disposable plast ...

Two Taken To Hospital After Train Strikes Car In Elmwood Park
Sunday, April 19, 2015
A car was struck by an NJ Transit train in Elmwood Park early this morning, sending two people to th ...


New York woman dies in jump from George Washington Bridge
Sunday, April 19, 2015
A Westchester County, N.Y., woman jumped to her death Sunday morning from the George Washington Bridge, authoriti ...

Time for a traffic jam in Fort Lee, but for a good cause this time
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Fort Lee again has traffic snarls, but this time, they're not caused by political shenanigans ...


Bergen Academies student wins Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sunday, April 19, 2015
MacKenzie River Foy started the first high school chapter of the NAACP in Bergen County and helped bring speakers to her ...

Child rapist who fled to Jamaica sentenced to 5 years, report says
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Homer Bishop pleaded guilty in 2007 to aggravated sexual assault, report says ...


BCUA Hosts E-Waste Recycling Event Saturday In Paramus
Saturday, April 18, 2015
The Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) will host a computer (e-waste), tire recycling, and personal document shred ...

Booker, Menendez Bill Seeks to Honor New Jersey Marine’s Legacy
Saturday, April 18, 2015
U.S. Sens. Cory A. Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.) today introduced a bill to rename the Wa ...


Bergen Freeholder David L. Ganz Receives Knights of Pythias “Citizen of the Year” Award
Saturday, April 18, 2015
On Wednesday night in his hometown of Fair Lawn, Bergen County Freeholder David L. Ganz was surrounded by friends, famil ...

Pedestrian Struck On Route 46 In Little Ferry
Friday, April 17, 2015
Little Ferry Police are on the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian who was struck at the int ...


River Vale And Hillsdale Join Forces For Online Safety Presentation Aimed At Area Parents
Friday, April 17, 2015
The River Vale Police Department and the Hillsdale Police Department will be presenting an in-depth presentation about o ...

Clifton woman charged with DWI in Carlstadt
Friday, April 17, 2015
Stacie Burek was under the influence of prescription medications, police said ...


Man accused of threatening merchant arrested with loaded gun, Wyckoff police say
Friday, April 17, 2015
A man who threatened a township merchant was caught with a gun, paper with the business owner's home address and ...

Reactions to Ferriero verdict fall on Bergen party lines
Friday, April 17, 2015
The leadership of county's Democratic and Republican parties offered sharply different assess ...


Doctors call for dismissal of N.J.'s Dr. Oz from Columbia University faculty
Friday, April 17, 2015
They say Oz, who lives in Cliffside Park, promotes 'quack treatments' ...

Moody's Lowers New Jersey's Bond Rating Over Pension Funding Problems
Friday, April 17, 2015
The negative outlook reflects an expectation that the state's financial and pension position will we ...


Bergen Ringleader Sentenced In Scheme To Steal $180,000 From False Unemployment Claims
Friday, April 17, 2015
Stephen Pirrone, 54, of Paramus (formerly of Old Tappan and Norwood, N.J.), was sentenced today to seven years in state ...

Christie's Hasbrouck Heights Town Hall A Stalemate Of Ideas And Options
Friday, April 17, 2015
A standing room only crowd of over 350 people turned out for Governor Chris Christie’s 135th town ha ...


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By The Numbers: Per-Pupil School Spending In Bergen County

click for full sizeTotal Spending Per Pupil was developed for the first time in FY 2011 to provide a more inclusive representation of district expenditures including state expenditures on behalf of the districts.

Candidates For New Jersey Assembly Top The Ballot For 2015

click for full sizeAll 80 seats in the New Jersey Assembly are up for election this year and for the first time since 1999 those races will be at the top of the ballot. Below is a list of the Legislative Districts that make up Bergen County and the candidates vying for a chance to represent you.

Allendale equestrian, Michael Hughes is presented with the Maxine Beard Award

The United States Equestrian Team Foundation announced that 18-year-old Michael Hughes of Allendale, N.J. has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the Maxine Beard Show Jumping Rider Award. Hughes was presented with the Maxine Beard Award trophy at the...

Garrett Only New Jersey Member Of Congress To Vote No On Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

click for full sizeOnce again, Republican Scott Garrett, who represents the fifth congressional district, was the lone no vote among New Jersey’s delegation to the United States House of Representatives. On Thursday, Garrett voted no on H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.

Bergen County Task Force Nabs Five In Burglary Spree

click for full sizeThe Bergen County Prosecutor announced today that, as a result of a six month long joint burglary investigation, detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Investigations Squad and a multi-jurisdictional task force consisting of detectives from various police departments have solved in excess of forty residential burglaries.

William Paterson's Fall 2014 Dean's List

click for full sizeThe following students at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J., have been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 semester.  In order to qualify, a student must carry a minimum of 12 credits for the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.45 or better.

Suicide prevention bills introduced, named for Allendale teen who jumped from parking garage

State legislators introduced a bill Monday that would require colleges to give students round-the-clock access to staff with training in mental health and suicide prevention.

Garrett Lone NJ Lawmaker To Vote 'No' On Homeland Security Funding

click for full sizeGarrett was the only lawmaker from New Jersey to vote against a bill Tuesday that would fund the Department of Homeland Security over the long term without undoing Obama's orders about illegal immigration.

Bergen County Advisory Boards and Commissions Looking For Citizen Members

click for full sizeCommunity participation is vital to an open and responsive government. There is always a need for volunteer talent, time, and energy devoted to the Advisory Boards and Commissions. Public input enhances the County’s ability to provide the highest quality of service to the citizens of Bergen County.

Bergen County School Reports Cards: How Did Your School Stack Up?

click for full sizeThe Department of Education released School Performance Reports for the 2013-14 school year, including a new metric — student participation in Career and Technical Education programs.


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NORTH JERSEY TRAFFIC ALERTS
NJ 17: CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
09:04 AM - As of 900am, there's Construction on NJ 17 in both directions Racetrack Rd in Ho-Ho-Kus. Left lane closed for repairs until 300 P.M.
NJ 3: CONSTRUCTION INITIAL
09:04 AM - As of 900am, there's Construction on NJ 3 in both directions between Paterson Plank Road in Secaucus and NJ 495 in North Bergen Twp. Right shoulder closed for repairs until 300 P.M.
NJ 17: CONSTRUCTION INITIAL
09:03 AM - As of 900am, there's Construction on NJ 17 in both directions from North of Lake St in Ramsey to South of I-287 in Mahwah Twp. Right shoulder closed for repairs until 300 P.M.
US 46: CONSTRUCTION UPDATE
09:02 AM - As of 900am, there's Construction on US 46 in both directions East of CR 615/Howard Blvd in Roxbury Twp. Traffic shift until 330 P.M.
NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE/I-95: DELAYS UPDATE
08:47 AM - As of 846am, there are Delays on the New Jersey Turnpike/I-95 local and express roadways northbound from South of Exit 69 - I-80 in Ridgefield Park to George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee due to delays on the George Washington Bridge.
LINCOLN TUNNEL: HEAVY TRAFFIC UPDATE
08:44 AM - As of 843am, there's Heavy traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel eastbound through New Jersey Side - Toll Plaza in Weehawken Twp 40 minute delay.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: HEAVY TRAFFIC UPDATE
08:44 AM - As of 843am, there's Heavy traffic on the George Washington Bridge eastbound through New Jersey Side/Upper Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee 35 minute delay.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: HEAVY TRAFFIC UPDATE
08:43 AM - As of 842am, there's Heavy traffic on the George Washington Bridge eastbound through New Jersey Side/Lower Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee 35 minute delay.
US 46: ACCIDENT CLEARED
08:02 AM - CLEARED there's an Accident on US 46 eastbound West of NJ 20 in Clifton. Right lane closed 5 minute delay.
NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE/I-95: DELAYS UPDATE
08:02 AM - As of 800am, there are Delays on the New Jersey Turnpike/I-95 local and express roadways northbound from North of Exit 69 - I-80 in Teaneck Twp to George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee due to delays on the George Washington Bridge.


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