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Fire out at Edgewater apartment building, police say

A fire at a River Road condo complex was quickly knocked down Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Three men indicted in violent Edgewater home invasion plead not guilty

A Bergen County grand jury had returned a 19-count indictment in December charging that Jorge Valencia, 47, Alexander Suarez, 21, and Adonis Sepulveda, 31, broke into developer Fred Daibes' penthouse at the luxury St. Moritz condominium on Daibes Court in Edgewater.

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.

Freeholders Urge Review Of Building Codes In Wake Of Edgewater Avalon Fire

click for full sizeThe Bergen County the Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously on a resolution urging the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to review the State’s construction and fire safety codes.

Tenants of fire-gutted Edgewater apartments told of plan to salvage belongings

NorthJersey: Tenants who lost their homes in last month’s fire at the massive Avalon at Edgewater apartment complex will be given an opportunity to reclaim salvageable items, a representative for AvalonBay Communities Inc. said Wednesday evening.

Edgewater fire raises concerns over Wayne development

NorthJersey: Two days before AvalonBay’s 408-unit Edgewater apartment complex went up in flames in January, the company applied to build a complex in Wayne of a similar size that would likely be made of the same lightweight-frame construction blamed for allowing the Edgewater blaze to spread quickly.

AvalonBay project in Wayne sparks concerns after Edgewater fire, report says

AvalonBay's application to build an apartment complex in Wayne may face hurdles after a fire in January wrecked a similar complex in Edgewater

In Wake Of Edgewater Disaster Avalon To Increase Fire Safety

click for full sizeAvalonBay Communities, Inc. announced that it will voluntarily enhance the fire protection systems at its high density, wood frame communities that are scheduled to commence construction in both Princeton and Maplewood, NJ. The construction will now comply with the National Fire Protection Association Standard (“NFPA”) 13—a standard that is greater than what is required by the current building code.

Rep. Pascrell Honors Edgewater Families, First Responders on House Floor

On Wednesday, Rep Bill Pascrell Jr. spoke on the House Floor to honor Edgewater Families, First Responders. His remarks follow the devastating five-alarm fire that displaced nearly 1000 residents.

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.

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