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Garrett Only New Jersey Member Of Congress To Vote No On Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Once again, Republican Scott Garrett, who represents the fifth congressional district, was the lone ...


Bergen Freeholder DeNicola Delivers Meals On Wheels To Raise Awareness Of Senior Hunger
Thursday, March 26, 2015
On Thursday March 26th, Freeholder Maura DeNicola rode with Community Transportation on a Meals on Wheels route to deliv ...

Bill Package to Make NJ’s Medical Marijuana Program Work Better Passes Assembly
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The General Assembly Thursday approved a three-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Reed Gus ...


Closter Man Charged In Hit And Run That Seriously Injured Woman
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A Closter man was charged in a hit-and-run that left a woman seriously hurt in Fort Lee about a week ago, authorities sa ...

Gunman steals $35K in watches from Paramus jewelry store, police say
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A gunman stole watches valued at more than $35,000 from a Route 4 jewelry store and escaped i ...


NJHA Applauds Congressional Delegation Members for Supporting the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
On behalf of its members, the New Jersey Hospital Association thanks the members of the New Jersey Congressional Delegat ...

NJ Bike & Walk Coalition holds the first regional Connect networking session April 16 in Morristown
Thursday, March 26, 2015
All bike and pedestrian advocates from Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Wa ...


Police Garfield man grabbed woman's breast in bar, threatened to kill cop
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Mateusz Lubnicki, 24, of Garfield, is charged with terroristic threats and criminal sexual contact. ...

WATCH Mahwah councilwoman calls mayor piece of !@#$%, flips double bird
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Councilwoman, colleagues furious over mayor's attempt to fire the DPW director. ...


Bill to Combat Rising Tide of Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Throughout N.J. Approved by Assembly
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Legislation Assembly Democrats Joseph Lagana, Marlene Caride, John McKeon, Vince Mazzeo and Raj Mukherji sponsored to co ...

Bill to Give Parents Choice to Opt Out of PARCC Approved by Assembly
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The General Assembly on Thursday approved legislation allowing parents and guardian to exclude a stu ...


Bill to Limit Use of Environmental Settlement Funds Heads to Gov's Desk
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John McKeon, Gary Schaer, Speaker Vincent Prieto, Annette Quijano and Benjie ...

Garfield officers subdue man trying to jump from balcony
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A man was hospitalized after officers pulled him off a balcony where he was trying to jump an ...


Freeholders Commemorate March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Wednesday passed a resolution recognizing March as Problem Gambling Awa ...

No signs in family's 'unbearable' search for missing Oakland woman
Thursday, March 26, 2015
There have been no signs of a 30-year-old Oakland woman who went messing more than two weeks ...


$40 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Was Sold In Teaneck
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The ticket-holder has not yet contacted the New Jersey Lottery, according to a press release. The winning numbers were 0 ...

New Census Bureau Population Estimates Pinpoint Fastest-Growing Counties in New Jersey
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The U.S. Census Bureau reported today on where the heaviest population growth in New Jersey was conc ...


Mahwah councilwoman flips double bird, calls mayor 'piece of [expletive]'
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Councilwoman, colleagues furious over mayor's attempt to fire the DPW director. ...

New Jersey Private Employers Added 6,800 Jobs in February
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Total employment in New Jersey moved higher in February as private sector employers added 6,800 jobs ...


Glen Rock reinstates officers suspended over buttocks photos
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Council reversed decision made by police chief to suspend and fire two officers accused of deleting two decade-ol ...

30 Things They Don’t Tell You About Leaving New Jersey
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The folks at Movoto published a blog post today on things no one tells you about leaving New Jersey, ...


Attorney General Closes Case On Bergen Prosecutor Sports Memorabilia Fraud
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Got to hand it to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Division of Criminal Justice.  It’s accomplished something novel.  I ...

Queens Man Charged With Cyber Harassment After Masturbating On Unsolicited Video Chats
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Bergen County Prosecutor announced the arrest of Marty Napoleon, 33, of Queens, ...


Bergen Freeholders Vote To Ammend County Administrative Code, Create Inspector General
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Bergen County Freeholders voted unanimously on Wednesday to amend the Administrative Code of Bergen County to realig ...

Hackensack Man Charged With Sex Assault Of Maywood Girl When She Was 12
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The Bergen County Prosecutor announced the arrest of Jorge L. Gonzalez, 32, of Anderson Street in Ha ...


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Garrett Only New Jersey Member Of Congress To Vote No On Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

click for full sizeOnce again, Republican Scott Garrett, who represents the fifth congressional district, was the lone no vote among New Jersey’s delegation to the United States House of Representatives. On Thursday, Garrett voted no on H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.

Sony sells, leases back Park Ridge office building for reported 16.8M

Sony Electronics Inc. has sold its Park Ridge office building to developer Hornrock Properties and will lease back part of the property for two years, firms involved with the deal said Monday.

William Paterson's Fall 2014 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 Fall 2014 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.

Garrett Lone NJ Lawmaker To Vote 'No' On Homeland Security Funding

click for full sizeGarrett was the only lawmaker from New Jersey to vote against a bill Tuesday that would fund the Department of Homeland Security over the long term without undoing Obama's orders about illegal immigration.

Bergen County School Reports Cards: How Did Your School Stack Up?

click for full sizeThe Department of Education released School Performance Reports for the 2013-14 school year, including a new metric — student participation in Career and Technical Education programs.

Study Ranks Safest Cities In New Jersey

click for full sizeThe analysts at ValuePenguin took a comprehensive look at crime statistics at over 350 cities and towns in New Jersey to determine which are the safest and least safe relative to each other. Bergen County scores big with 6 of the top ten including Old Tappan, Park Ridge, Emerson, Wyckoff, Waldwick and Norwood.

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.


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NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE/I-95: DELAYS UPDATE
07:28 AM - As of 727am, there are Delays on the New Jersey Turnpike/I-95 local and express roadways northbound from North of Exit 69 - I-80 in Teaneck Twp to George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee 3 mile delay, due to delays on the George Washington Bridge.
NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE/I-95: DELAYS INITIAL
07:25 AM - As of 724am, there are Delays on the New Jersey Turnpike/I-95 local and express roadways northbound from North of Exit 69 - I-80 in Teaneck Twp to George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee 3 mile delay, due to volume.
LINCOLN TUNNEL: HEAVY TRAFFIC UPDATE
07:24 AM - As of 722am, there's Heavy traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel eastbound through New Jersey Side - Toll Plaza in Weehawken Twp 40 minute delay.
NJ 17: ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION UPDATE
07:20 AM - As of 718am, there's an Accident investigation on NJ 17 southbound approaching Highland Cross in Rutherford. Right and left lanes closed 10-15 minute delay.
LINCOLN TUNNEL: HEAVY TRAFFIC INITIAL
07:15 AM - As of 714am, there's Heavy traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel eastbound through New Jersey Side - Toll Plaza in Weehawken Twp 40 minute delay.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: HEAVY TRAFFIC INITIAL
07:13 AM - As of 712am, there's Heavy traffic on the George Washington Bridge eastbound through New Jersey Side/Upper Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee 25 minute delay.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: HEAVY TRAFFIC INITIAL
07:11 AM - As of 710am, there's Heavy traffic on the George Washington Bridge eastbound through New Jersey Side/Lower Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee 25 minute delays.
NJ 17: DELAYS INITIAL
07:09 AM - As of 708am, there are Delays on NJ 17 southbound from NJ 120/Paterson Plank Road in East Rutherford to Highland Cross in Rutherford delays due to an incident.
NJ 3: CONSTRUCTION INITIAL
07:01 AM - As of 700am, there's Construction on NJ 3 in both directions between East of Ridge Rd in Rutherford and Paterson Plank Road in Secaucus. Right shoulder closed until 400 P.M.
NJ 17: ACCIDENT UPDATE
06:46 AM - As of 645am, there's an Accident on NJ 17 southbound approaching Highland Cross in Rutherford. All lanes closed and detoured 10-15 minute delay.


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