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Man Arrested at Newark-Liberty International Airport with an Assault Rifle
Thursday, April 24, 2014
A Soviet-style AK-47 caught the eyes of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at New ...


Fire Rips Through Carlstadt Post Office Building
Thursday, April 24, 2014
More than 100 firefighters were sent to a three-alarm blaze at the Carlstadt Post Office on First St ...


Sen. Cory Booker Statement on Potential FCC Change to Internet Access Rules
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) today issued the following statement responding to news reports that th ...


Donovan Moves Campaign Cash Out Of Bergen County, Hires Christie Campaign Treasurer
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
According to reports filed by Donovan for County Executive, the fundraising committee for Kathleen D ...


$750,000 Bail For Pair In Shooting Of Paramus Officer At Garfield Walmart
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Melvin Guzman, 18, of Garfield and Patrick Morel, 21, of Clifton are each charged with robbery, aggr ...


County Donates $15,000 To Center For Food Action
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
On March 25th Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan presented the Center for Food Action with ...


Hackensack’s Upper Main Alliance Honored With Award For Downtown Renaissance
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Upper Main Alliance is being honored for its part in the creation of the Downtown Rehabilitation ...


Pascrell Demands Federal Sandy Funds Not Be Diverted
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) released a letter expressing concern with reports that the De ...


Former Bergen County Human Services Director Threatens Suit After Demotion
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The former head of the Bergen County Department of Human Services alleges that her subordinate was i ...


Police Find Handguns, Counterfeit Money And Drugs In Teaneck Home
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Clarence Javon Childress, 20, faces charges he was dealing drugs from his Teaneck home, where detect ...


Teach for America bill introduced in NJ Assembly
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald (LD-6) recently introduced A-2032, a bill that would establis ...


Bill Maher's Sister Puts Out Video Supporting Roy Cho
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
HBO's Bill Maher recently made it official that Scott Garrett is one of 16 finalists for #FlipaDistr ...


Police Officer Injured In Shootout At Garfield Walmart Parking Lot
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A Paramus police officer working with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force is i ...


Rutherford Man Arrested For Drug Paraphernalia And Open Warrants
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Scott Specchio (43) of Rutherford was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. It was also dis ...


Wood-Ridge Man Arrested For Narcotics And Open Warrant
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Nicola Mancino (43) of Wood-Ridge was arrested. for two counts of possession of a controlled dangero ...


New Jersey State Police Undercover Investigation Nabs Six In Newark On Gun Charges
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Six Newark men were indicted today on charges that they illegally trafficked 10 guns during an under ...


Bergen County Prevention Coalition Hosts Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
On Monday, April 28, 2014, there will be a countywide town hall meeting on underage drinking, sponso ...


Attorney: Bergen County Family Court Judges Failing To Comply With Supreme Court Rulings
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Citing several recent actions by Bergen County Family Court judges New Jersey attorney David Perry D ...


Bill to Help Improve Drug & Alcohol Treatment for Inmates Signed Into Law
Monday, April 21, 2014
The new law requires the Division of Addiction Services to grant residential treatment program licen ...


NJ State Police Online Applications Open Today for Only Two Weeks
Monday, April 21, 2014
Today, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and State Police Superintendent Colonel Joseph R. Fue ...




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Bill Maher's Sister Puts Out Video Supporting Roy Cho

HBO's Bill Maher recently made it official that Scott Garrett is one of 16 finalists for #FlipaDistrict  and now Bill's sister, Park Ridge resident, Kathy Maher has put out a video supporting Roy Cho

DEA HOLDS ITS EIGHTH PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY ON SAT, APRIL 26

click for full sizeThe DEA and community law enforcement partners will hold another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 26th.  Americans can take their pills (no liquids or needles) to one of over 5,600 collection sites across the country between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. local time.  The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

New Jersey's Scott Garrett Makes The 'Tweet Sixteen' In Bill Maher's #flipadistrict in #NJ5 .@billmaher

click for full sizeBill Maher named the first two congressmen – Michael Grimm (NY-11) and Blake Farenthold (TX-37) – to the "Tweet Sixteen" bracket in his #flipadistrict campaign to find the worst member of congress. According to Maher's offical Reat Time Twitter account New Jersey's Scott Garrett  has made the cut.

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 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

Search Warrant Turns Up Drugs, Gun In Park Ridge

click for full sizeA search warrant was executed at the residence of Thomas RANNO by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force and members of the Park Ridge Police Department. Upon executing the search warrant, approximately ten (10) grams of cocaine, approximately one half ounce of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, two rifles, three (3) large capacity magazines.

Two firms relocate to Woodcliff Lake

A Montvale company and a Park Ridge firm are relocating to Woodcliff Lake, taking long-term leases at a 119,000-square-foot office building, a broker who worked on the leases said Thursday.

Two utility poles taken down by large tree on Broadway in Park Ridge

The Park Ridge Electric Department, assisted by PSE

Special Olympian

Park Ridge Chief of Police Joseph Madden participated in the medal awards ceremony for the Special Olympics Winter games.

Emerson will help fund upgrades to Park Ridge pistol range

Emerson officials agreed to help fund upgrades to the Park Ridge pistol range at the Feb. 4 mayor and council meeting.

Park Ridge Finance Committee anticipates no increase in municipal taxes

According to the chair of the Borough of Park Ridge's Finance Committee, Councilman Richard Bosi, there will be no increase in municipal taxes reflected in the budget scheduled to be introduced at the March 11 council meeting.

Montvale agrees to help fund Park Ridge capital project

After delaying its decision for more than a month, the Montvale Borough Council opted on Feb. 25 to make a $14,575 contribution towards improvements to Park Ridge's shooting range.

Roy Cho Ready To Run Against Scott Garrett In NJ 5th District

click for full sizeDemocratic Congressional hopeful Roy Cho kicked off the unofficial start of the 2014 campaign season at the headquarters of the Democratic Committee of Bergen County in Hackensack on Saturday. Cho met with volunteers who had come for training for collecting signatures to put Senator Cory Booker and Cho on the ballot for the June primary.

#NJ5 Scott Garrett In Sights Of Bill Maher's #flipadistrict Twitter Campaign - .@billmaher

HBO host Bill Maher launched #flipadistrict campaign on twitter this month and according to Democratic challenger Roy Cho, Tea Party Fav Scott Garrett in #NJ5 is closing in on first place.

Garrett Votes Against Raising Debt Limit

Tea Party Republican Scott Garrett who represents New Jersey's 5th Congressional District serving Bergen and Sussex Counties voted against raising the federal debt limit.


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