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Body recovered from Passaic River in Elmwood Park, authorities say

A body was pulled from the Passaic River near the Soundview Paper Company Wednesday, authorities said.

Knife-wielding thief sought in Elmwood Park supermarket robbery, police say

Borough police were searching for an accused thief from Paterson who they said pulled a knife on a security guard at the Broadway Pathmark supermarket and fled Saturday.

Neighbors of former Marcal plant in Elmwood Park allowed back in homes after gas leak stopped

Residents are being allowed back into their homes surrounding the former Marcal paper plant on Market Street and River Road after authorities were able to stop gas from escaping from a line struck by contractors, Police Chief Michael Foligno said.

Paramus Woman Charged In Fatal Route 46 Accident In Elmwood Park

click for full sizeThe Bergen County Prosecutor announced the arrest of 58 year old, Marie Briamonte, of Paramus, New Jersey, on charges of Death by Auto. Briamonte was charged with one count of Death by Auto while driving intoxicated (DWI) within 1000 feet of the Gantner Avenue School.

More than $1.2 Million Awarded by the Division of Highway Traffic Safety for Campaign to Fight Drunk Driving during the Holiday Season

click for full sizeThe Division of Highway Traffic Safety (DHTS) today announced that more than $1.2 million will be awarded to law enforcement agencies throughout New Jersey to combat drunk and impaired drivers during the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which runs from Dec. 5 through Jan. 2.

Police search for missing Elmwood Park woman

Authorities are seeking information into the disappearance of a 51-year-old woman with a mental illness, who was last seen Monday morning by her husband.

Police Clifton man drove drunk with child, threatened Elmwood Park officers

While being processed at police headquarters. James Dunlap acted “extremely unruly and confrontational” and “began threatening to kill all of the police officers” on the force, Chief Michael Foligno said.

Clifton man, charged with driving drunk with child in car, allegedly threatened to kill Elmwood Park officers

While being processed at police headquarters. James Dunlap acted “extremely unruly and confrontational” and “began threatening to kill all of the police officers” on the force, Chief Michael Foligno said.

Paramus man accused of putting handgun to head of teenage girl turns himself in

An 18-year-old Paramus man accused of putting a handgun to a teenage girl’s head during a drug deal in Elmwood Park Monday turned himself in to Hillsdale police Wednesday night, authorities said.

Garfield man indicted in armed robbery of Elmwood Park convenience store

A Garfield man who wore a motorcycle helmet as he allegedly held up an Elmwood Park convenience store at gunpoint in August, was indicted Monday on armed robbery and weapons charges.

Wimberly Named New Vice Chairman of Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto on Friday announced he's appointed Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly as the new vice chairman of the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee.

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.

Elmwood Park police arrest two people on drug offenses

Borough police arrested two people Monday night on drugs offenses following an undercover surveillance operation on Kipp Avenue, authorities said.

Sheriff's Officers, Prosecutor Detectives Bust Elmwood Park Man Making Daily Crack Sales In Bergen County

click for full sizeThe Bergen County Prosecutor announced the arrest of Jasin Penn, 44, of Elmwood Park, NJ. Mr. Penn was charged with Possession with the Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine.  The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department under the direction of Sheriff Michael Saudino.


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