At 4pm on Friday the New Jersey Supreme Court issued written orders to the defendants signed by Chief Justice Stuart Rabner. The Order, which follows, directs the Bergen County Superior Court to provide proof that before incarcerating the parents a hearing to determine if they had the ‘ability to pay” had been held as required by law. Bergen County simply skips this step and for over a decade has remanded parents to the jail without due process.
On Monday night a large crowd turned out for the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Hackensack.
Residents enjoyed hot chocolate, popcorn and a performance by the Hackensack High School Chorus. The tree lighting was sponsored by the Upper Main Alliance and Santa made an appearence to the delight of the children.
Over 150 people showed up at the Bergen County Housing, Health & Human Services Center located at 120 South River Street in Hackensack for a a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner served by Family Promise of Bergen County.
James Brady, the Hackensack homeless man who lost his welfare benefits after receiving a proclamation from the Mayor for his honesty, had an opportunity to speak at the city council meeting last night.
Brady found an envelope in the street containing $850 in cash and rather than keep it the homeless man turned the money over to police. “I heard my mother say it’s not yours Jim”
Govenor Christie, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Jets Owner Woody Johnson joined the Bergen County VOAD in Moonachie to mark the one year anniversary of Super-Storm Sandy.
On the eve of the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, Senator Jeff Chiesa, Senator-Elect Cory Booker, Little Ferry Mayor Mauro Roguseo, Moonachie Mayor Dennis Vaccaro, State Sen. Paul Sarlo and local residents to announce $1.46 billion in federal Sandy disaster recovery funding.
As we near the anniversary of Super Storm Sandy, the Center For Food Action is continuing to help those still struggling with the horrendous damage left in its wake. On October 29th, 2012, Super Storm Sandy ripped across our area with devastating force leaving thousands of families with their lives turned upside down.
The River Vale Educational Fund supported the project.
CRESSKILL - After several strong storms, including Hurricanes Sandy and Irene, struck New Jersey in the last two years, borough officials created a guide with advice for residents on how to deal with an emergency.
On Nov. 21, the Hillsdale chapter of Kids for Earth, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering sustainable living in the modern world, held an individualized and recycled gift wrapping activity called “Gift Wrapping Made Earth Friendly.”
Now that Thanksgiving and Hanukkah have passed without any fire-related emergencies, the Fair Lawn Fire Prevention Bureau is hoping the same will be true for Christmas.
The new classroom and future-sustainable garden were established through the efforts of the school's PTO.
The Township of West Milford Council on Dec. 4 passed Resolution 2013-350 authorizing amendment of the lease between the West Milford Board of Education "(BOE") and the Township of West Milford for the Hillcrest school building.
School No. 2 in Little Falls is spreading some holiday cheer for needy families of the township.
Suspended Police Chief Louis Mercuro’s disciplinary hearing was postponed indefinitely on Dec. 4.
Totowa’s Memorial School has a new principal, Trish Capitelli, who began on Sept. 1.
TENAFLY ?” Hackensack University Medical Center on Dec. 2 hosted its 15th annual AIDS Conference to educate students on the disease and on prevention.
With the holidays upon us and many households opting for real Christmas trees as opposed to artificial, the Wayne Fire Department is again reminding residents about the dangers they can pose.
The Township of West Milford Council and West Milford Board of Education "(BOE") are working toward creating a local 24-hour, 7-day-a-week public access television station.
Two sausage factories in Hawthorne were evacuated and searched after two bomb threats were called in saying there was a bomb in a sausage factory on Dec. 2, police said.
Some Ridge Road residents without adequate parking space in their driveways routinely park their vehicles on grass areas across from their homes on township-owned Random Woods property. Despite prohibitive regulations - in effect because West Milford accepted federal grant money to reconstruct the road and bike path - council people said residents can continue to park on the grass.
The George G/. White Middle School, Hillsdale, observed its 'Week of Respect' with contests and other activities.
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Officials call preview of 'Out of the Furnace' a 'disgrace'
Englewood Cliffs Police Chief Michael Cioffi urged the Board of Education on Wednesday night to arm the district’s two security guards, saying school shootings such as the one in Newtown, Conn., a year ago must be stopped in the first few moments to prevent a mass loss of life.
The House unanimously approved a bill on Wednesday giving the State Department and president new diplomatic tools to pressure countries over international custody disputes.
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The movie, starring Christian Bale, features numerous negative references that have fueled tensions with the Ramapough Mountain Indians and their neighbors in New Jersey, some say.
With just 12 days to go before the first deadline to enroll in health plans under the Affordable Care Act, New Jersey residents are still having trouble getting on the federal website to purchase medical coverage.