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Updated: Memorial Day 2016: Events In Bergen County

click for full sizeSeveral communities across the county have cancelled Memorial Day parades on Monday due to rainy weather in the forecast.

FMBA Firefighters Union Announces Support For Gottheimer For Congress In NJ 5th Congressional District [Video]

click for full sizeThe New Jersey State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (FMBA), the Union representing more than 5,000 Firefighters, EMTs and Dispatchers announced it will be throwing its full weight behind efforts to defeat New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett.

Congressman Scott Garrett Speaks To Bergen County NAACP [Video]

click for full sizeOn Sunday, Republican New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett spoke at the general membership meeting of the Bergen County chapter of the NAACP. The Congressman fielded questions on everything from criminal justice reform to the confederate flag and even the candidacy of Donald Trump.

Groups Call For Boycott Of Fidelity Investments Over Scott Garrett Anti-LGBTQ Comments

click for full sizeToday, members of Garden State Equality, NJ Citizen Action, College Democrats of New Jersey, Ramapo College Democrats, joined Assemblyman Timothy Eustace and representatives from Bernie Sanders' Campaign for President called for a boycott of Fidelity Investments

Ramapo High School Public Policy Club Hosts Congressional Candidate Josh Gottheimer

click for full sizeOn Monday, Candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th Congressional District, Josh Gottheimer, spoke to students from Ramapo High School’s Public Policy Club. More than 50 students attended the question and answer session held at the High School in Franklin Lakes, NJ.

Bergen County Celebrates Firefighter One Graduation

click for full sizeOn Wednesday, the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute held graduation ceremonies for 105 students who have successfully completed Firefighter One training.

Hawthorne Man Charged With Sex Assault Of 11-Year-Old Girl In Mahwah

click for full sizeActing Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced the arrest of Kenneth J. Mowerson III, age 54 of Hawthorne, New Jersey on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and Witness Tampering.

Weinberg And Eustace Continue To Demand Corporate Donors Drop Support For Congressman Scott Garrett After Anti-Gay Stance

click for full sizeState Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-Teaneck) and Assemblyman Tim Eustace (D-Maywood) turned up the heat today on the remaining financial institutions who have yet to cut ties with Garrett.

DEA Sponsoring 11th National Prescription Take Back Day

click for full sizeSaturday, April 30th from 10 am – 2 pm, the DEA will be holding its11th National Prescription Drug Take-Back.

Candidates Announce Run For New Jersey's 40th Legislative District

click for full sizeKristin Corrado (R-Totowa), Kevin Rooney (R-Wyckoff) and Christopher DePhillips (R-Wyckoff) have announced the formation of their ticket to seek the Republican Party nomination for State Senate and General Assembly in 2017.

2016 Bergen County Candidates On The Ballot June Primary

click for full sizeWhile it looks like New Jersey’s June 7th Primary Election may have some impact on the Presidential election there is little drama in Bergen County’s municipal races. So if you feel the Bern, want to move forward with Hillary or just want to make America great again with Trump your vote will count – unless there are contested conventions.

Garrett Says Tax System Needs Comprehensive Reform

click for full sizeIn an Op-Ed published on Sunday in the New Jersey Herald, Republican New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett calls for comprehensive tax reform.

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