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Bergen County School Closings - March 5, 2015

click for full sizeWith a winter storm expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency on Wednesday, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the storm with all county and municipal emergency operations and governmental agencies.

An exercise in real cold time

Emergency responders from Waldwick, Oakland, Wyckoff and Allendale chill during drill

Rescue on frozen pond

Emergency responders from Waldwick, Oakland, Wyckoff and Allendale chill during drill

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.

Upper Saddle River Father And Son Among Four Arrested For Drugs

click for full sizeBergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of Benjamin Cody Meyer aka “Cody”, 19, and his father Louis Meyer, 52, both of Upper Saddle River; Richard Brooke, 21, and Maxwell Heard, 20, both of Allendale; and a juvenile from Spring Valley, New York.

Study Ranks Safest Cities In New Jersey

click for full sizeThe analysts at ValuePenguin took a comprehensive look at crime statistics at over 350 cities and towns in New Jersey to determine which are the safest and least safe relative to each other. Bergen County scores big with 6 of the top ten including Old Tappan, Park Ridge, Emerson, Wyckoff, Waldwick and Norwood.

Election Results: Bergen County 2014 General Election

click for full sizeBergen County voters headed to the polls and we have the results. Democrat Jim Tedesco defeated incumbent Kathleen Donovan in the race for Bergen County Executive, Freeholders Voss and Ganz win reelection. A complete list of the Bergen County races is below:

School Board Candidates In Bergen County

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.

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