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Nicodemo S. Scarfo, Lucchese Member, Sentenced To 30 Years For Racketeering
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The son of jailed Philadelphia mob boss Nicodemo “Little Nicky” Scarfo, a member of the Lucchese org ...

Pascrell, Pallone Question NJ Transit Spending Of Sandy Aid
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr.  and Frank Pallone, Jr. called on the Christie Administration to release additional ...

Hackensack firefighters make first save with opioid antidote
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
City firefighters used the opioid antidote Narcan to revive a man from a suspected drug overdose for ...

New Jersey Announces $4 Million Statewide Body Cameras Initiative
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Governor Christie and his Administration today announced important initiatives to strengthen community policing througho ...

Oritani Bank's Christmas in July Food Drive Runs Through August 3rd
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Oritani Bank's Christmas in July Food Drive" ends on August 3. Non-perishable food items can be drop ...

$1,000 A Day For Life Ticket Sold At Paramus Speedway
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
A lucky New Jersey Lottery CASH4LIFE ticketholder won the $1,000 A Day for Life top prize from the Monday, July 27 drawi ...

State To Define Use Of Body Cameras For Police, Revise Use Of Force Investigations
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
New Jersey Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman has scheduled an 11 a.m. news conference to annou ...

New Jersey Ranks 3rd Among States In Best School Systems
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
In light of back-to-school season, WalletHub compared the quality of education in the 50 U.S. states and the District of ...

Corrections Officers Day Highlights Memory of Fred Baker and Untold Risks Members Take Each Day
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
This Thursday, July 30, the state of New Jersey will recognize “Corrections Officer Day.”  This ...

State Police Arrest Fair Lawn Man for Attempting to Lure Juvenile Girl Via Text Messaging
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The New Jersey State Police, working in cooperation with partnering agencies, have arrested Philip Carry, 59, of Fair La ...

Police Are Searching For Man Who Grabbed $150K After Workers Left It Behind In Mahwah
Monday, July 27, 2015
Someone made off with a satchel containing $150,000 in cash meant for ATM machines after it was left ...

Banker Says Credit Unions Waste Taxpayer Millions on Lobbying & Self Indulgence
Monday, July 27, 2015
Peter A. Michelotti,  President & CEO, Community Bank of Bergen County and an officer of The Community Bankers ...

County Prosecutors Extend Deadline For Scholarship
Monday, July 27, 2015
The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey announces the availability of the Oscar W. Rittenho ...

Missing Fort Lee Man's Body Found In Hudson
Monday, July 27, 2015
The body of 49-year-old Eugene Jaspan's washed up Monday on the bank of the Hudson River. Jaspan had been reported missi ...

Dozens Protest Garrett For Anti-Gay Comments
Monday, July 27, 2015
Dozens of protesters gathered outside Congressman Scott Garrett's office on Harristown Road in Glen ...

Lanes reopen after jack-knifed tractor-trailer closes eastbound GWB
Monday, July 27, 2015
A jack-knifed tractor-trailer has closed the George Washington Bridge’s upper level eastbound lanes this morning, a ...

A Dozen Things to Know about the ADA on its 25th Anniversary
Monday, July 27, 2015
Most Americans have heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and probably know that it pro ...

Verizon Workers Ready To Strike
Monday, July 27, 2015
The Communications Workers of America announced that 86% of Verizon workers voted over the last two weeks to authorize a ...

Bill Introduced to Establish Code Blue Program for At-Risk Residents In Need of Shelter During Weather Emergencies
Saturday, July 25, 2015
The bill (A-4555) requires county emergency management coordinators to establish a Code Blue Program ...

Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) Hazardous Waste Collection Event This Saturday
Saturday, July 25, 2015
The BCUA will be conducting a household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event on Saturday, July 25th at the Bergen Coun ...

Edgewater Police Talk Man Down From Roof
Friday, July 24, 2015
Edgewater police talked man off a rooftop ledge and brought him to safety after over an hour on Frid ...

Christie Slams Amtrack For Delays
Friday, July 24, 2015
Governor Chris Christie today released the following statement on Amtrak’s service failures this week that impacted hund ...

Pascrell Announces $1.3 Million Federal Grant to Assist Bergen County Sandy Recovery
Friday, July 24, 2015
Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has award ...

Former NJ DOT Supervisors Sentenced For Stealing Thousands In Overtime Pay
Friday, July 24, 2015
Two former supervisors for the New Jersey Department of Transportation have been sentenced to jail for falsifying timesh ...

Hasbrouck Heights Police Warn Of IRS Scam
Friday, July 24, 2015
The Hasbrouck Heights Police Department issued a warning to residents today about callers saying the ...


DOT Worker Struck On Route 80 East Near Elmwood Park

click for full sizeTwo people were hospitalized after a car struck a DOT worker on a litter cleanup detail on Wednesday morning on Route 80 eastbound near the border of Elmwood Park and Saddle Brook, according to police.

Two Escape Police After Car Chase Ends In Elmwood Park

click for full sizeTwo suspects in a shoplifting at a Tenafly liquor store led police on a pursuit that ended with the pair escaping on foot after abandoning their vehicle on Route 80 in Elmwood Park Thursday night.

Alligator caught in Passaic River in Elmwood Park

The search for the gator roving the Passaic River is over. Authorities captured the alligator around noon today after launching a boat to get close enough to the creature, which was spotted by a fisherman this morning..

Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Teen Driver In Elmwood Park

click for full sizeThe Bergen County Prosecutor’s Fatal Accident Investigation Unit is investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a teenage driver in Elmwood Park this morning.

William Paterson University Spring 2015 Dean's List

click for full sizeThe following students at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J., have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 semester.  In order to qualify, a student must carry a minimum of 12 credits for the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.45 or better.

Bergen County Donates Computers To American Legion Posts To Assist Veterans

click for full sizeOn Friday, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco was joined by representatives from the Bergen County Division of Veterans Services to donate four computers to American Legion Posts in Westwood, Hillsdale, Northvale and Elmwood Park.

Student Artists Recognized With Exhibit At One Bergen Plaza

click for full sizeStudent artists from around Bergen County were recognized Wednesday evening at a reception held at One Bergen Plaza. County Executive James Tedesco was on-hand to open the Visual Art Exhibition. Visual works of art created by Bergen County’s High School and Middle School students will be on display in the lobby of One Bergen Plaza from June 17 through July 1, 2015.

Twenty-Year-Old From Elmwood Park Arrested For Dealing Pot To Undercover Officer

click for full sizeBergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of Joshua Swift, 20, of Elmwood Park, New Jersey.  This arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Narcotic Task Force.

Bergen Sheriff Hosts 5th Annual Chief For A Day

click for full sizeOn Friday, Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino was joined by 20 local and county law enforcement agencies to participate in the Fifth annual Bergen County Chief for a Day celebration. The program provides children with chronic health conditions the opportunity to receive a behind-the-scenes look at law enforcement.

Bio-Reference Laboratories sold for nearly 1.5B in stock transaction

A Florida biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company is paying nearly 1. 5 billion in stock for Elmwood Park-based diagnostics laboratory firm Bio-Reference Laboratories Inc.

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