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Sheriff's Officer Sues Bergen County Officials for Denying His Free Speech Rights
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Bergen County Sheriff's Officer Eddie Romero today filed suit naming the County of Bergen, the Berge ...

Food For Thought: School Breakfast
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Children who start their school day without a healthy meal are much less likely to have the nutritio ...

Rep.Pascrell In Rutherford To Announce $1.25 Million Federal Drug Prevention Grants
Thursday, October 30, 2014
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. was joined by community leaders and school officials at Rutherford High ...

For Bergen County Freeholder: Voss and Ganz
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The current Freeholder Board has restored cuts to education and to veterans’ services that were made ...

Sweeny, Weinberg Attend Breast Cancer Forum In Teaneck
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Participating in a health forum on breast cancerat Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, Senate Presi ...

Christie Visits Little Ferry To Mark Sandy Anniversary
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Governor Chris Christie mad the trip to Little Ferry on Wednesday to mark the second year anniversar ...

Opinion: New York Times On New Jersey's Ballot Questions
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The Times’s editorial board offers recommendations on the two questions that will be on the ballot w ...

Vainieri Huttle, Stender and NY Assembly Members on Port Authority Reform Legislation [Video]
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) and Assembly State and Local Government Committee C ...

Bill to Create Addiction Treatment Consumer Report Card Approved by Assembly Panel
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Shavonda Sumter and Raj Mukherj ...

Moonachie Mayor Vaccaro Endorses Dems, Pascrell, Tedesco
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
“These Democratic candidates have a strong history of helping Moonachie over the years.  They a ...



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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

League of Women Voters of Northern Valley Presents A Celebration of Women's Equality Day

click for full sizeThe League of Women Voters of Northern Valley (LWVNV) presents "From Girl to Leader": A Celebration of Women's Equality Day on Tuesday, August 26, marking the 94th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution granting women the right to vote. 

New Jersey Bureau of Securities Obtains $5.5 Million Settlement From Bergen County Father and Son

The New Jersey Bureau of Securities, represented by the Division of Law, has obtained an approximately $5.5 million settlement, including more than $4 million in full investor restitution, from George J. Bussanich Sr., 55, of Park Ridge, and his son George Bussanich Jr., 34, of Upper Saddle River and their two businesses.

League of Women Voters of Northern Valley Holds Annual Meeting

The League of Women Voters of Northern Valley (LWVNV) elected and announced its 2014-2015 board of directors and officers at its annual meeting.  The nonpartisan, political organization serving residents in 27 towns in Bergen County honored several members for their contributions to the organization.

Garrett Defends The 'Do-Nothing Congress'

click for full sizeRepublican Congressman Scott Garrett took to YouTube to defend the 113th Congress also known as the ‘Do-Nothing Congress’.

Bergen County School Board Candidates

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.

Cho: Garrett vote on minimum wage further proof he's out of touch with his constituents

click for full sizeRoy Cho, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th District, today pointed to Tea Party incumbent Scott Garrett’s latest vote in opposition to providing working Americans with a higher minimum wage as further proof that he is out of touch with his constituents.


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