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6 charged in N.J. driver's license fraud, Bergen prosecutor says
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Six men face charges after facial recognition software led officials to discover they obtaine ...


Six charged in N.J. driver's license fraud, Bergen prosecutor says
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Six men face charges after facial recognition software led officials to discover they obtained driver's licenses ...

State wants to see safety checks of train bridge over Oradell Reservoir, report says
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Rail safety concerns about the Oradell Reservoir. ...


Bill to Allow Deployed Military Homeowners to Defer Property Tax Payments Approved by Assembly
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Legislation Assemblymen Bob Andrzejczak and Joseph Lagana sponsored to allow New Jersey residents enlisted in any branch ...

Feds Collect $5.5 Million For New Jersey Gas Station Attendants
Friday, March 27, 2015
In the past five years, more than 1,100 attendants at Shell, Exxon, BP and other leading brand gas s ...


Easter Seals NJ Aims to Break a Guinness World Record at the Walk With Me 5K on April 18th
Friday, March 27, 2015
Be a part of history and support a great cause at this year's Sixth Annual Walk with Me and 5K Run. Easter Seals New Jer ...

DMV ‘Facial Scrubbing’ Leads To Six Charged Over Bogus Driver’s Licenses
Friday, March 27, 2015
The Bergen County Prosecutor announced that charges were filed against six people who had suspended ...


Former employee accused of stealing more than $800K from Paramus Armenian association
Friday, March 27, 2015
A former employee at the Armenian Missionary Association of America was charged with embezzling more than $800,00 ...

Councilwoman who flipped double bird, called mayor 'piece of "(expletive")' says she was wrong
Friday, March 27, 2015
Councilwoman Lisa Di Giulio said her flipping the mayor off and cursing at him was wrong, but ...


Bandits armed with gun, knife rob deliveryman in Englewood
Friday, March 27, 2015
Two masked assailants armed with a gun and knife robbed a Chinese food deliveryman at the Rock Creek apartment co ...

Bergen County Recognizes Bergen County Animal Shelter & Adoption Center as a No-Kill Shelter
Friday, March 27, 2015
Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco and the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Wednes ...


Bounty Hunter Sentenced To Six Years For Bribing Sheriff's Officers To Give Him Credit For Capturing Fugitives Already In Custody
Friday, March 27, 2015
A bounty hunter who formerly lived in Jersey City was sentenced to prison today for conspiring in a scheme to have sheri ...

Bergen Sheriff's Officers Find 22 Bags Of Heroin During Glen Rock Traffic Stop
Friday, March 27, 2015
Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino announces the arrest of Robert Berg during a routine traffic s ...


Hasbrouck Heights Man Charged With Inappropriate Sexual Activity With 11 Year Old Girl
Friday, March 27, 2015
On March 26, 2015, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Hasbrouck Heights Polic ...

Freeholder David Ganz Testifies At Ferriero Trial
Friday, March 27, 2015
Bergen County Freeholder David Ganz said he felt "betrayed" and "used" after learning that former Be ...


Senior Volunteers Deliver Meals and Cheer to JFS Meals on Wheels Recipients
Friday, March 27, 2015
Retiree Fran Halman-Migdal of Fort Lee has been driving for the Kosher Meals on Wheels program for about 10 years. When ...

Juvenile detention center in Hudson County closes; detainees transferred to Bergen and Union counties
Friday, March 27, 2015
SECAUCUS - The Hudson County Juvenile Detention Center on County Avenue is officially closed ...


Rutherford DPW worker, 69, hit by pickup truck on Route 17
Friday, March 27, 2015
A 69-year-old borough public works employee was hit by a pickup truck on Route 17 as he walked to work early Frid ...

Booker Calls Budget: “Tone-deaf to the daily challenges facing hardworking families, seniors, and ailing Americans”
Friday, March 27, 2015
U.S. Sen. Cory A. Booker D-N.J., today issued the following statement after voting early this mornin ...


Man killed, wife injured when flying tire causes Route 80 crash
Friday, March 27, 2015
A tire from another vehicle became detached and struck an Audi going in the opposite direction, State Police say ...

Garrett Only New Jersey Member Of Congress To Vote No On Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Once again, Republican Scott Garrett, who represents the fifth congressional district, was the lone ...


Bergen Freeholder DeNicola Delivers Meals On Wheels To Raise Awareness Of Senior Hunger
Thursday, March 26, 2015
On Thursday March 26th, Freeholder Maura DeNicola rode with Community Transportation on a Meals on Wheels route to deliv ...

Bill Package to Make NJ’s Medical Marijuana Program Work Better Passes Assembly
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The General Assembly Thursday approved a three-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gus ...


Closter Man Charged In Hit And Run That Seriously Injured Woman
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A Closter man was charged in a hit-and-run that left a woman seriously hurt in Fort Lee about a week ago, authorities sa ...

Gunman steals $35K in watches from Paramus jewelry store, police say
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A gunman stole watches valued at more than $35,000 from a Route 4 jewelry store and escaped i ...


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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.

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:


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NORTH JERSEY TRAFFIC ALERTS
US 46: POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY CLEARED
08:56 PM - CLEARED there's Police department activity on US 46 in both directions area of CR 628/Piaget Av in Clifton. All lanes closed and detoured.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: OPERATIONAL ACTIVITY UPDATE
08:52 PM - As of 851pm, there's Operational Activity on the George Washington Bridge in both directions between New York Side/Upper Level in Manhattan and New Jersey Side/Upper Level in Fort Lee walkway is closed until further notice.
US 46: POLICE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITY INITIAL
08:19 PM - As of 818pm, there's Police department activity on US 46 in both directions area of CR 628/Piaget Av in Clifton. All lanes closed and detoured.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: DELAYS CLEARED
08:02 PM - CLEARED there are Delays on the George Washington Bridge upper level eastbound approaching New Jersey Side/Upper Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee 30 minute delay.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: DELAYS INITIAL
07:07 PM - As of 706pm, there are Delays on the George Washington Bridge upper level eastbound approaching New Jersey Side/Upper Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee 30 minute delay.
LINCOLN TUNNEL: DELAYS CLEARED
07:01 PM - CLEARED there are Delays at the Lincoln Tunnel eastbound approaching New Jersey Side - Toll Plaza in Weehawken Twp 15 minute delay.
LINCOLN TUNNEL: DELAYS CLEARED
07:01 PM - CLEARED there are Delays at the Lincoln Tunnel westbound approaching New York Side - Center Tube in Manhattan 15 minute delay.
NJ 17: DELAYS CLEARED
06:23 PM - CLEARED there are Delays on NJ 17 northbound between NJ 4 and Garden State Parkway in Paramus delays due to volume.
LINCOLN TUNNEL: DELAYS INITIAL
05:54 PM - As of 553pm, there are Delays at the Lincoln Tunnel westbound approaching New York Side - Center Tube in Manhattan 15 minute delay.
LINCOLN TUNNEL: DELAYS INITIAL
05:53 PM - As of 552pm, there are Delays at the Lincoln Tunnel eastbound approaching New Jersey Side - Toll Plaza in Weehawken Twp 15 minute delay.


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