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Bergen Police Departments Host 2014 Annual PBA Toy Drive

click for full sizeThe Bergen County Sheriff’s Department along with local Bergen County Police Departments and local businesses have teamed up for the annual PBA Toy Drive. All toys collected will go toward the Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey, Shelter our Sisters, Tomorrow’s Children, and several Military families.

Park Ridge Couple Charged In $3 Million Fraud Scheme

click for full sizeYOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Two Bergen County, New Jersey, residents were charged today in a scheme to defraud two international companies out $3 million by fraudulently billing them for services that were never completed.

Bergen Police Departments Team Up For 2014 Annual PBA Toy Drive

click for full sizeThe Bergen County Sheriff’s Department along with local Bergen County Police Departments and local businesses have teamed up for the annual PBA Toy Drive. All toys collected will go toward the Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Cerebral Palsy of New Jersey, Shelter our Sisters, Tomorrow’s Children, and several Military families.

Tedesco Announces Formation Of Transition Team

click for full sizeJames Tedesco, the Bergen County Executive-Elect, today announced the formation of his transition team which will conduct an extensive review of each department and independent authority within Bergen County.  The Transition Team will be organized into 14 sub-committees. “The volunteer members of my Transition Team are experts in their fields and will allow for a comprehensive assessment of County Government" said Tedesco.

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.

Garrett, Cho hold first debate for 5th Congressional District Race [Audio]

click for full sizeRepublican incumbent Congressman Scott Garrett and his Democratic challenger Roy Cho met face-to-face on Friday in the sole debate between the two candidates for New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District. The debate took place on WRNJ, a Morris County-based radio station.

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.

Congressman Pascrell Announces $600K Federal Grant To Hire More Paramus Cops [Video]

click for full sizeUS Representative Bill Pascrell, Freeholder and former Paramus Mayor James Tedesco and Roy Cho, candidate for Congress in the 5th District joined Paramus Mayor Richard LaBarbiera and Chief of Police Kenneth Ehrenberg on Tuesday morning to highlight the hiring of five new officers made possible by $623,592 federal funding for Community Policing known as COPS (Community Oriented Policing Services).

Garrett Snubs Debate, Goes Into Hiding

click for full sizeRoy Cho, candidate for Congress in the 5th District, today blasted Tea Party incumbent Scott Garrett for blowing-off a debate in Ridgewood sponsored by 10 major nonpartisan civic organizations. Garrett declined to participate in an October 20 debate in Ridgewood hosted by Temple Israel and Jewish Community Center and sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and the Bergen County NAACP in partnership with ...

Bergen County police departments make statement in pink for breast cancer awareness

Park Ridge police Lt. Nick Errico is on a mission to turn Bergen County pink, one hat at a time. The Police Department and 13 others in Bergen County are wearing pink caps in October for breast cancer awareness.

Rail suicides can have deep effect on train engineers

After three people committed suicide in North Jersey this summer by standing or lying in front of trains, the prayers of communities from Paterson to Park Ridge to Clifton focused on the families of the dead. But each tragedy also left behind another, unseen victim the train engineer, forced to watch each gruesome death through the locomotive’s thick glass.

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:

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...

Historical Society Names First Bergen County 'Legends'

click for full sizeTen notable Bergenites have been selected as the first Bergen County Legends. The award program, sponsored by the Bergen County Historical Society, was launched this year to mark the 350th Anniversary of New Jersey. Awards will be presented at the Bergen 350 Gala to be held Wednesday, October 15


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