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Bergen County Teens Perform at CBGB Festival in Times Square
Friday, October 31, 2014
Students from the School of Rock after school music program in Tenafly performed at the CBGB Festiva ...

NJ Attorney General Continues Watch for Storm Recovery Scams
Friday, October 31, 2014
Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman, the Division of Consumer Affairs, and the Division of Crimi ...

Bill to Require Sexual Assault Training for Law Enforcement Officers Clears Panel
Friday, October 31, 2014
“We cannot tolerate a culture in which victims of sexual assault lack confidence in the men and wome ...

Red Cross Offers Free Preparedness Programs for Children
Friday, October 31, 2014
The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is currently offering The Pillowcase Project as part of a ...

Bill to Give Veterans Access to Filing for Unemployment Benefits Online
Friday, October 31, 2014
 “Currently policy neglects to provide veterans and others the same conveniences in filing for ...

Tedesco Campaign Unveils Mobile Campaign HQ At First Responders Rally
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Candidate for Bergen County Executive, Freeholder Jim Tedesco, held a rally on Thursday in Little Fe ...

Law Suit Alleges Bergen Prosecutor Tampered With Witnesses, Destroyed Evidence
Thursday, October 30, 2014
A civil action alleging, among other things, a malicious prosecution, violations of civil rights (NJ ...

Sheriff's Officer Sues Bergen County Officials for Denying His Free Speech Rights
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Bergen County Sheriff's Officer Eddie Romero today filed suit naming the County of Bergen, the Berge ...

Food For Thought: School Breakfast
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Children who start their school day without a healthy meal are much less likely to have the nutritio ...

Rep.Pascrell In Rutherford To Announce $1.25 Million Federal Drug Prevention Grants
Thursday, October 30, 2014
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. was joined by community leaders and school officials at Rutherford High ...

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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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