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Livery Cab Search Turns Up 2 Kilos Of Cocaine

click for full sizeOn Wednesday, December 10, 2014, members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force, Edgewater Police Department and Bergen County Sheriff’s Department conducted a motor vehicle stop of a livery cab on River Road in Edgewater, New Jersey, after observing suspicious behavior being conducted by the lone passenger.

Prosecutor $100K worth of cocaine seized in Edgewater livery cab stop

Investigators seized about $100,000 worth of cocaine from a passenger in a livery cab they stopped after a drug probe, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said Friday.

Hackensack Looks To Tax Breaks To Attract Developers To Former Bergen Record Property

click for full sizeOn Tuesday, December 9, Hackensack's City Council voted unanimously to have the Planning Board conduct a preliminary investigation on a 20-acre property near the city's downtown (former site of the Bergen Record) to determine if the area is in need of redevelopment. If designated, the property would be eligible for tax abatements which would attract potential developers.

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Announces New Officers to Board of Trustees

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) has elected new officers to its Board of Trustees as well as to the boards of its parent organization, Englewood Healthcare System (EHS), and its fundraising organization, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Foundation.

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.

Bergen County Teens Perform at CBGB Festival in Times Square

click for full sizeStudents from the School of Rock after school music program in Tenafly performed at the CBGB Festival in New York on Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12. “Our teens got up in front of thousands of people, tore up the stage, and blew away the crowd.  Their energy and confidence were off the charts.  It was awesome to watch, and for the students, it was an unforgettable experience” said School of Rock Tenafly General Manager Kathleen Ruscick

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.

Feds: Edgewater music producer convicted in multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme

An Edgewater music producer was convicted in Manhattan federal court of scamming dozens of victims who invested in a gold and diamond mining venture, prosecutors said Friday.

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:

Bill Pascrell Jr. Kicks Off Campaign With HQ Opening In Lyndhurst

click for full sizeCongressman Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ9) will kick off his re-election campaign at the opening of a campaign office in Lyndhurst at 12 noon on Sunday, September 14th. The headquarters is located at 459 Valley Brook Avenue in Lyndhurst.

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...

Congressman Pascrell Holding Town Hall Meeting

click for full sizeU.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means and House Budget Committees, will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2013 at 6:30pm at the City of Clifton Municipal Building.

League of Women Voters of Northern Valley Presents A Celebration of Women's Equality Day

click for full sizeThe League of Women Voters of Northern Valley (LWVNV) presents "From Girl to Leader": A Celebration of Women's Equality Day on Tuesday, August 26, marking the 94th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution granting women the right to vote. 

League of Women Voters of Northern Valley Holds Annual Meeting

The League of Women Voters of Northern Valley (LWVNV) elected and announced its 2014-2015 board of directors and officers at its annual meeting.  The nonpartisan, political organization serving residents in 27 towns in Bergen County honored several members for their contributions to the organization.

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