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.
The Monday after Thanksgiving has become known as the biggest online shopping day of the year, with companies offering discounts galore to entice customers. But it’s also a day that scammers hope to use to their benefit by trying to lure in victims with offers that sound too good to be true. From fraudulent auction sales to gift card, phishing, and social networking scams and more, cyber crime schemes are ever-evolving and, unfortunately, still successful. Here are some tips you can use to avoid becoming a victim of cyber fraud
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.
Supreme Court Justice Barry T. Allen ordered a stay in the incarceration of Ari Schochet who has been held in the Bergen County Jail on a work release program for the past two months. Schochet’s crime -- failing behind on alimony payments.
Every morning at 5:30am as many as forty fathers walk out the door of the Bergen County Jail’s Work Release
program. Out of jail for the day to work or look for work inmates report back at 5:00pm to spend their nights and weekends in jail. For many this has been the routine for over a year and for some more than two years.
Latest data indicates fewer incidents of bullying and harassment, shows districts take different approaches to problems
BPU’s steadfast opposition to may sink project proposed off Jersey coast at Atlantic City
Rutgers researcher finds nature, small towns and nearby urban opportunities make region a happy place to live
Annual survey shows 8 percent decline in numbers but thousands still live on streets or in shelters
Did government agency threaten to move against towns that use eminent domain to help residents avoid foreclosure?
Lawsuits could be filed by patients left without coverage guaranteed by ACA
Independent special-interest groups spent nearly $42 million on this year’s state elections -- for governor, Legislature, and ballot questions -- bringing the total to $128 million
, an increase of more than $30 million from 2009.
Infection-control company plans international expansion
The borough police will experiment using Twitter to microblog four hours of a Friday evening patrol.
An Allendale man has been arrested in what the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office says was a scheme to swindle an investor by pretending to run a social networking website for doctors.
Restaurant and food establishment health inspections
John Brunelli, principal of Cliffside Park’s School 3, will retire in December after 43 years working for the school district.
FORT LEE - On Nov. 23, Fort Lee recognized the 237th anniversary of Gen. George Washington's Retreat to Victory, a historic military event that took place in the borough in 1776.
The third grade students at E. Roy Bixby Elementary School recently undertook a project involving the collection of used markers to be converted into fuel.
Police report activity from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1
HACKENSACK ?“ The Mayor and Council is demanding that the city clerk resign from her position, claiming that she has failed to perform her duties. If she does not, the governing body is prepared to take steps to remove her from the post.
Alumni, current band members celebrate
Dawn-Lyn Dolfi is the latest person to be featured in the Faculty Spotlight column in The Ridgewood News.
As fall prepares to turn to winter, the thoughts of many high school seniors turn to college and other post graduation options.
EDGEWATER ?” Two suspects remain at large in connection with a Nov. 26 home invasion robbery at the luxury St. Moritz apartment building that stripped an apartment of $2 million in cash, gold and jewelry and left its owner with multiple bruises and broken ribs.
A summary of incidents released by the Little Ferry Police Department through Dec. 3.
Students at Princeton and the University of California at Santa Barbara have contracted a dangerous type of the bacterial infection, but officials say the episodes are probably unrelated.