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Bergen County African American Voters Coalition To Hold Rally In Englewood On Saturday
Friday, October 24, 2014
United States Senator Cory Booker will be joined by Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. at a Get Out ...

Garrett, Cho hold first debate for 5th Congressional District Race [Audio]
Friday, October 24, 2014
Republican incumbent Congressman Scott Garrett and his Democratic challenger Roy Cho met face-to-fac ...

Sheriff's Officers, Prosecutor Detectives Bust Elmwood Park Man Making Daily Crack Sales In Bergen County
Friday, October 24, 2014
The Bergen County Prosecutor announced the arrest of Jasin Penn, 44, of Elmwood Park, NJ. Mr. Penn w ...

Bergen NAACP, Bergen Grass Roots Call Out Garrett For Ducking Community Forum [Video]
Friday, October 24, 2014
The Bergen County NAACP and Bergen Grass Roots Inc. spoke out on Friday about the cancellation of a ...

Former Elmwood Park Co-Workers Come To Aid Of Children Who Lost Their Parents To Tornado
Friday, October 24, 2014
On October 22 at a ceremony at the BioReference Laboratories headquarters in Elmwood Park, the compa ...

Garrett Blasted For Dodging Meeting In Mahwah
Friday, October 24, 2014
Bergen County Freeholder Tracy Silna Zur and 5th District candidate for Congress Roy Cho today criti ...

Christie Comments On Minimum Wage Draws Criticism From U.S. Labor Secretary
Friday, October 24, 2014
Speaking at a Bloomberg News event in Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez said Gov. C ...

Dems Say Video Caught Bergenfield Republicans Trying to Steal Opponent’s Yard Sign
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Democrats in Bergenfield say a video captured by a security camera system caught their opponents ste ...

Legislation Would Toughen Eligibility For PTI In Cases Of Domestic Violence
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg announced on Thursday the ...

Workers Compensation Bill Named For Late Hackensack Firefighter Passes Senate
Thursday, October 23, 2014
“The Thomas P. Canzanella 21st Century First Responders Protection Act," named for a late Hackensack ...



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Garrett, Cho hold first debate for 5th Congressional District Race [Audio]

click for full sizeRepublican incumbent Congressman Scott Garrett and his Democratic challenger Roy Cho met face-to-face on Friday in the sole debate between the two candidates for New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District. The debate took place on WRNJ, a Morris County-based radio station.

Bergen NAACP, Bergen Grass Roots Call Out Garrett For Ducking Community Forum [Video]

click for full sizeThe Bergen County NAACP and Bergen Grass Roots Inc. spoke out on Friday about the cancellation of a community forum on the issues due to the no-show of incumbent Congressman Scott Garrett. Garrett rebuffed the invitation to debate the issues with Democratic challenger Roy Cho and independent candidate Mark Quick.

Congressman Pascrell Announces $600K Federal Grant To Hire More Paramus Cops [Video]

click for full sizeUS Representative Bill Pascrell, Freeholder and former Paramus Mayor James Tedesco and Roy Cho, candidate for Congress in the 5th District joined Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera and Chief of Police Kenneth Ehrenberg on Tuesday morning to highlight the hiring of five new officers made possible by $623,592 federal funding for Community Policing known as COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services).

Garrett Snubs Debate, Goes Into Hiding

click for full sizeRoy Cho, candidate for Congress in the 5th District, today blasted Tea Party incumbent Scott Garrett for blowing-off a debate in Ridgewood sponsored by 10 major nonpartisan civic organizations. Garrett declined to participate in an October 20 debate in Ridgewood hosted by Temple Israel and Jewish Community Center and sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and the Bergen County NAACP in partnership with ...

Bergen Bike Tour To Ride Through Bergen To Benefit Local Charities

Registration is now open for the 19th Annual MM&B Bergen Bike Tour, a family-oriented event to be held on Sunday, September 28, that benefits the Volunteer Center of Bergen County and Tomorrows Children’s Fund. The Bergen Bike Tour will feature 10, 25 and 50 mile routes for cyclists of every level.

9/11: Remembering New Jersey's Victims Of The Attacks

click for full sizeNearly 700 from New Jersey lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001. 539 New Jerseyans are officially “missing” at the WTC site according to the New Jersey State Police.  Here is an alphabetical listing of New Jersey’s fallen:

Bergen County Remembers 9/11 With Events

click for full sizeThursday will mark 13 years since a coordinated terror attack claimed the lives of almost 3,000 people and toppled the Twin Towers. Here are the memorial events scheduled throughout Bergen County in commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks...

Garrett Defends The 'Do-Nothing Congress'

click for full sizeRepublican Congressman Scott Garrett took to YouTube to defend the 113th Congress also known as the ‘Do-Nothing Congress’.

Bergen County School Board Candidates

click for full sizeHere are the candidates for school boards across Bergen County in the November elections. New Jersey’s 4,800 board members are the largest group of elected officials in the state, responsible for decisions affecting the operation of more than 2,400 public schools and the education of over 1.37 million children.

Cho: Garrett vote on minimum wage further proof he's out of touch with his constituents

click for full sizeRoy Cho, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th District, today pointed to Tea Party incumbent Scott Garrett’s latest vote in opposition to providing working Americans with a higher minimum wage as further proof that he is out of touch with his constituents.

Cho blasts Garrett for 'irresponsible and ideological’ vote against federal highway funding

click for full sizeRoy Cho, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th District, today criticized Tea Party incumbent Scott Garrett’s latest vote against the needs of Northern New Jersey. In the House today, Garrett opposed a bipartisan bill to extend federal highway funding through May 2015

Alimony Reform Bill Gets Worked Over By New Jersey Assembly

Rhetoric began to fly today as a bill that entered the New Jersey State Assembly promising alimony reform has come out the other end doubling alimony obligations and leaving trial lawyers and judges to make the rules.
 

Northwest Bergen Utility Board Reappoints Hurwitz As Executive Director

The authority’s board voted unanimously to approve the contract extension for Howard Hurwitz to the $136,017-a-year job that he has held since August 2004.

Bergen Prosecutor: 325 Arrested In Multi-County Heroin Sweep

click for full sizeOfficers from more than 50 law enforcements organizations from Bergen, Passaic, Morris and Sussex counties arrested approximately 280 heroin users and more than 40 dealers; and seized 32 guns, $25,000 in U.S. currency, 11,794 bags of heroin and 1,200 grams of raw, powder heroin, according to the Prosecutor’s Office.

By The Numbers: Bergen County New Jersey Public Employee Payroll

In 2012 Bergen County's 70 municipalities had 168 seperate agencies and a total payroll of $636,972,343.


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