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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.

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).


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