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JetsTo Host Draft Week Fan Activities
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The New York Jets announce the team’s Draft Week festivities, which will feature two events and in-d ...

Ridgewood YMCA bookkeeper charged with stealing $40,000
Thursday, April 17, 2014
After investigation by the Ridgewood Police Department with the full cooperation of the YMCA, it was ...

Ridgewood Police Blotter 4.17.2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Incidents and arrests in the Village of Ridgewood ...

Garfield burglar stole from one storage unit, stashed it in another
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Kurt C. Bilin, 28, of Garfield stashed his stolen loot in a storage unit, not far from the one he st ...

Bergen Commmunity College professor suspended over 'Game of Thrones' T-shirt
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Bergen Community College professor was placed on leave without pay after posting a picture of his da ...

New Jersey Offers Child Support Amnesty Week April 28 - May 3
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Do you owe past due child support? Do you have an active warrant? New Jersey wants to talk ...

Route 46 Crash Nets Driver Careless Driving Summons
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Fairfield Police Department responded to a single car motor vehicle crash on Route 46 West, near ...

The Valley Hospital Offers "What is Cord Blood Banking?"
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Valley Hospital’s Center for Family Education is offering a “What is Cord Blood Banking?”

Elmwood Park Fire Captian Drunk, Crashes Fire Truck
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Russell Fenn, 37, a Captain at the Elmwood Park Fire Department had over twice the legal limit of bl ...

Three Injured In Route 46 Hotel Fire In Elmwood Park
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Three people were injured in a multi-alarm blaze at the Red Carpet Inn motel on Route 46 Wednesday a ...

Bergen County Freeholders: On The Agenda 4.16.2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
On April 16, 2014 the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders will consider resolutions worth a to ...

Pascrell Commemorates Hinchliffe Stadium at National Historic Landmark Ceremony
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) joined the National Park Service (NPS) and the Paterso ...

Poll: Sandy Recovery Too Slow
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Public satisfaction with New Jersey’s Superstorm Sandy recovery effort has dropped below 50% for the ...

Bergen Dems Call on Donovan to Cancel Fundraiser with Christie
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Bergen County Democratic Chairman Lou Stellato today called on County Executive Kathleen Donovan to ...

NJ AG Announces $2.2 Million 'TIDE-TAG' Violence Suppression Strategy For Newark
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
New Jersey's Acting Attorney General committed $2.2 million in state funds, federal Department of Ju ...

Police Seek Help Finding Missing Fort Lee Man
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Fort Lee Police are asking for the public’s help in finding Hans Jong Lee, a 50-year-old father of t ...

Prosecutor: Juvenile From Garfield Arrested For Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of a 16 year- old juvenile from Garf ...

Christie Gets Starring Role In New Democratic National Committee Ad [Video]
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A video titled ‘Law and Disorder’ was released by the Democratic National Committee and features Gov ...

Allendale School District To Receive $350,000 in Grant Funding For School Construction Projects
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Officials from the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) and the New Jersey Schools Development A ...

Hackensack Man Arrested For Inappropriate Sexual Activity with Girl, 14
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Darion T. Benbow, 24, of Hackensack, New Jersey was arrested and charged with one count each of Aggr ...

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New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Announces Crackdown on Health Clubs

click for full sizeJust in time to protect consumers seeking to get back in shape after a severe winter, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced administrative actions against 53 health clubs, and has assessed a total of $283,500 in civil penalties, due to the clubs’ alleged failure to comply with consumer protection laws.

ACLU-NJ Warns Schools Statewide to Stop Discriminatory ID Policies

click for full sizeThe ACLU-NJ has identified 136 school districts that require overly restrictive forms of identification for an adult to enroll a child in school, contrary to state and federal law. Bergen County had the highest number of school districts with restrictive ID policies, with 26 not complying.

Ballots Set For June 3 Primary Election

click for full sizeThe deadline to turn in signatures for candidates who want to be on the ballot for the 2014 primary election to be held on June 3, 2014 came at 4:00pm on Monday leaving Bergen County voters with only two contested spots in the races for U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate.

Bergen County Sheriff Sales 4.4.2014

click for full sizeSales of property are “open type” auction sales (no sealed bids). Initially a minimum bid of $100 dollars is made by the plaintiff in order to start the bidding process. All subsequent bids are in $100 increments. All bidding in excess of $100,000 is in $1,000 increments.

Bergen County Town By Town List Of Average Property Tax

click for full sizeBergen County had the highest average property tax bill of New Jersey's 21 counties. The average property tax bill in Bergen County in 2013 was $10,642, up 1.5 percent increase from 2012 according to new data released by the state Department of Community Affairs. See the average property tax bill for every Bergen municipality

Bergen Republicans: No One Willing To Run Against Bill Pascrell Jr. in CD9

click for full sizeThe Bergen County Republican Organization (BCRO) thought they had a candidate in the 9th Congressional District. Attorney Michael Oren Epstein of Englewood was willing but pulled out leaving the party scrambling.

Governor Chris Christie Files Direct Appointments - March 20, 2014

Governor Chris Christie filed the following direct appointments with the Secretary of State’s Office.

Edgewater can't fire contractor over PCBs

Edgewater can’t immediately fire the contractor who brought new contaminants onto Veterans Field, but must wait for Waterside Construction’s insurance company to decide if the firm can make things right.

Weehawken woman injured in car crash draws $1M jury award

A jury in Hackensack has awarded $1 million to a Weehawken woman injured in a car crash in Edgewater three years ago.

Edgewater picks firm for study on enrollment

After deliberating over two potential demographers, the district has settled on its long-time partner, Whitehall Associates Inc., to project school enrollment rates for the next five years.

Weather wreaking havoc on school calendars in Edgewater, Fort Lee and Leonia

Few were happy to learn Punxsutawney Phil Sowerby, the famed Pennsylvania groundhog who bases weather forecasts on whether or not he sees his shadow, predicted six more weeks of winter earlier this month.

Judge No bail reduction for ex-superintendent accused in Edgewater apartment robbery

Jorge Valencia is a serious flight risk who already fled to Boston after the Nov. 26 armed robbery until he was arrested and brought back to Bergen County, Judge Liliana DeAvila-Silebi said at a hearing in Superior Court in Hackensack.

Storming for the Vote: Hurricane Sandy and the Election

Storming for the Vote:  Hurricane Sandy and the Election, a documentary film sponsored and produced by the League of Women Voters of New Jersey (League), will be shown on Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Leonia Public Library, 227 Fort Lee Road, Leonia, New Jersey.  The film presentation, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Northern Valley and Teaneck, is open to the public and free of charge.

Edgewater to draft new Veterans Field clean-up plan

EDGEWATER ?” A plan to reduce contamination at Veterans Field to the strictest residential standard will be drafted this week and presented to the governing body soon after, according to the borough's engineering consultant.

Remediation at Quanta Superfund site to begin late 2015

EDGEWATER - A massive, multi-year effort to clean up the Quanta Superfund site is on track to begin in late 2015 after a successful trial run late last year confirmed the best plan of remediation, a spokesperson for Honeywell International Inc., one of the companies responsible for the site, said this week.

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