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Report: In New Jersey, Family Earning $64,000 Per Year Is Poor
Sunday, August 31, 2014
According to the report, two parents raising two school-age children while earning $64,000 would be ...


New Jersey Environmental Groups Endorse Booker
Sunday, August 31, 2014
New Jersey’s leading environmental groups – the Sierra Club, Clean Water Action, and League of Conse ...


Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Heads To New Jersey To Campaign For Tedesco, Mark Anniversary of Bridgegate
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz will head to New Jersey to campaign for Jim Tedesco, candidat ...


New Jersey State Police 154th Recruit Training Class Graduates
Saturday, August 30, 2014
The 154th New Jersey State Police class started with 200 recruits and graduated 149 troopers. Of thi ...


Anti-Donovan Facebook Group Doubles Its Ranks, Fends Off Threats
Saturday, August 30, 2014
A Facebook group dedicated to the ousting of current Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan, ‘Wome ...


New Jersey Lawmakers React To Reports of the Death of New Jersey Student Aaron Sofer in Israel
Thursday, August 28, 2014
"With the heartbreaking news of the death of Aaron Sofer, our worst nightmare has come true. There a ...


Lodi HS Teacher Indicted For Crash That Injured Police Officer Daniel Breslin
Thursday, August 28, 2014
On April 19 Ettz was driving westbound on Route 46 in Lodi when he struck Bergen County Police Offic ...


Bergen County Sheriff Delays Acquisition Of Armored Vehicles, Citing Federal Review
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino announced Thursday that he would delay the acquisition of two ...


Bergen Freeholders Celebrate Women’s Equality Day
Thursday, August 28, 2014
This week, residents from across Bergen County celebrated Women’s Equality Day which marks the enact ...


Dueling Press Conferences: Sheriff Saudino To Address Military Vehicles Ahead Of Donovan
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino announced he will hold a press conference this morning at 10am ...





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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’.

Roy Cho Opens Campaign HQ In Ridgewood

click for full sizeRoy Cho, candidate for Congress in the 5th District, formally opened his new Ridgewood campaign headquarters with an open house on Monday. The office, located in the rear of 257 East Ridgewood Avenue in downtown Ridgewood is home to all campaign staff, the headquarters and also is the site of the campaign’s phone-banking and volunteer outreach efforts.

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.

Strong storm causes Allendale power outage and Saddle River flooding

click for full sizeA strong Friday afternoon storm wreaked havoc on borough roads and took down a power line, Police Chief George Scherb said. The entire borough was without power briefly, but service was being restored, as of 5 p.m.

Allendale parents of special-education students file federal complaint against district

Federal officials have agreed to investigate allegations made against the school board and superintendent in a complaint filed by the parents of children receiving special education.

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.
 

Paterson men plead not guilty to charges they caused heroin overdose death of Allendale man

Lawyers for Timothy Volpe, 20, and Kaleik Easton, 19, entered the pleas during their arraignment in Hackensack on an indictment that charges them in connection with the Jan. 4 death of Brendan Cole, 22, in his parents' home in Allendale.

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.

Election Results: Bergen County Primary Election - June 3, 2014

click for full sizeVoters in Bergen County headed to the polls on Tuesday for primary elections that will determine which candidates will be on the ballot in the November general election.

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.

Bergen County Memorial Day Events [Photos]

click for full sizeMemorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.  In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries.

Memorial Day Events In Bergen County

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.  In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries.

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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