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


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

Man, 56, Hangs Self In Cell At Hackensack Police Station


Man, 56, Hangs Self In Cell At Hackensack Police StationOn Tuesday, William Tiren, a 56 year old man who’s most recent address was the homeless shelter, attempted suicide by hanging himself while in custody in a holding cell at the Hackensack Police Department.

Bergen Political Strategist Takes Home Award For Tedesco Campaign Ad


Bergen Political Strategist Takes Home Award For Tedesco Campaign AdBergen Democrat Political Strategist, Adam Silverstein, took home first place at the REED Awards for the best television ad for local, county, or judicial candidate. The News Team Investigation commercial was produced by Silverstein’s company, Silver Strategies and Communications Group, for the Jim Tedesco for Bergen County Executive campaign.

LMFAO Is Dems Reaction To Christie Presidential PAC


LMFAO Is Dems Reaction To Christie Presidential PACChris Christie backers formed a political action committee as part of constructing a possible 2016 bid for the White House. The PAC called ‘Leadership Matters For America’ launched their new website and it is already a sensation on social media.

Storm Delays Trial Of Former Bergen Democrat Chairman


Storm Delays Trial Of Former Bergen Democrat ChairmanTuesday’s alleged snowstorm led to the courts being closed and to a postponement of a pre-trial hearing for former Bergen County Democratic Chairman Joseph A. Ferriero. Ferriero faces charges on of kickback, bribery and racketeering charges.

Attorney Puts NJ MVC On Notice Over 'Unlawful' License Suspensions


Attorney Puts NJ MVC On Notice Over In a letter to MVC Chief Administrator Raymond Martinez, Davis put the commission on notice that the suit is being prepared and that the commission should “cease and desist from illegally suspending driver's licenses where there is no evidence before the Division that the driver's Constitutional rights were adhered to”.

Union President Elected To Fill Vacant Bergen County Freeholder Seat


Union President Elected To Fill Vacant Bergen County Freeholder SeatTom Sullivan, IBEW Local 164 president, was elected by acclamation to fill the seat on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders left vacant when Jim Tedesco was sworn in as Bergen County Executive.

Donovan Calls Republicans Who Supported Opponent 'Traitors'


Donovan Calls Republicans Who Supported Opponent In her first public speech since losing the county executive election in November, Kathleen Donovan referred those within the party who supported her opponent as “traitors.”

Disaster Relief Fund for the Families Affected by the Edgewater, New Jersey Fire


Disaster Relief Fund for the Families Affected by the Edgewater, New Jersey FireSo many of our friends and family members have been affected by the tragic fire that broke out at the Edgewater, New Jersey apartment complex on January 21st. Hundreds of residents are now homeless and without basic necessities. 100% of your donations will go to the families affected by this tragedy. The Edgewater Education Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charity foundation.

Community Center Opened for Families Displaced by Edgewater Fire


Community Center Opened for Families Displaced by Edgewater FireThe American Red Cross, together with the Borough of Edgewater, Bergen County Office of Emergency Management and the Edgewater Office of Emergency Management, opened a reception center at the Edgewater Community Center, 1167 River Road to help the more than 400 families displaced by Wednesday’s fire at an apartment complex on Russell Avenue in Edgewater, New Jersey.


By The Numbers: Bergen County Secondary School Performance for the 2013-14 school year

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New Jersey's public school system consistently ranks among the strongest in the nation. The following table provides key data on Bergen County's secondary schools including graduation and drop out rates, average SAT scores, the percent of students who test proficent in language and math and the percent of students who go on to attend college or post secondary schools.

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

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The 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.

Mahwah Police Nab Four With 13 Pounds Of Marijuana

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A Mahwah motor vehicle stop lead to the arrest of four individuals and the seizure of approximately thirteen pounds of marijuana, $22,000 in cash and other narcotic related distribution items.

Jerrold Binney Appointed New CEO Of Children’s Aid and Family Services

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The Board of Trustees of Children’s Aid and Family Services has announced the appointment of Jerrold B. Binney, Esq. as President and CEO, effective February 9, 2015. He will assume responsibility for managing all aspects of the agency’s operations. Binney most recently served as Acting Administrator for the County of Bergen.

Pharmacist Sentenced to 78 Months for Attempting to Weaponize Deadly Toxins

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Jordan S. Gonzalez, 34, of New York, formerly of Jersey City, New Jersey, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for attempting to weaponize the lethal toxins ricin and abrin and for possessing a prohibited flask intending to use it to manufacture illegal narcotics. “Jordan Gonzalez had in his possession the ingredients and equipment necessary to manufacture dangerous biological toxins and explosives, as well as, a cache of weapons and ammunition,” FBI Acting Special Agent in Charge Eric Welling said.

Man, 56, Hangs Self In Cell At Hackensack Police Station

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On Tuesday, William Tiren, a 56 year old man who’s most recent address was the homeless shelter, attempted suicide by hanging himself while in custody in a holding cell at the Hackensack Police Department.

Vainieri Huttle Appointed to Assembly Leadership Post of Deputy Speaker

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Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto has appointed Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) to serve in the leadership position of Deputy Speaker of the General Assembly.

Bergen To Hold Annual Project Homeless Connect

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Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Department of Human Services today announced that Bergen County’s rescheduled 9th Annual Project Homeless Connect (PHC) will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center located at 120 South River Street in Hackensack.

Data: New Jersey Renters Must Earn $24.92 Per Hour To Afford Housing

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Many renters in New Jersey are extremely low income and face a housing cost burden. Across the state, there is a deficit of rental units both affordable and available to extremely low income (ELI) renter households, i.e. those with incomes at 30% or less of the area median income (AMI).

Bergen Political Strategist Takes Home Award For Tedesco Campaign Ad

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Bergen Democrat Political Strategist, Adam Silverstein, took home first place at the REED Awards for the best television ad for local, county, or judicial candidate. The News Team Investigation commercial was produced by Silverstein’s company, Silver Strategies and Communications Group, for the Jim Tedesco for Bergen County Executive campaign.

LMFAO Is Dems Reaction To Christie Presidential PAC

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Chris Christie backers formed a political action committee as part of constructing a possible 2016 bid for the White House. The PAC called ‘Leadership Matters For America’ launched their new website and it is already a sensation on social media.

Romanian National Admits Role as Ringleader of $5 million ATM Skimming Scheme

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A native of Romania who was arrested in Sweden and extradited to the United States admitted today to directing a large-scale scheme that stole bank account information through a process commonly referred to as “ATM skimming,” in which conspirators secretly installed card-reading devices on ATMs throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Florida, and elsewhere.
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NJ 3: DELAYS CLEARED
03:16 PM - CLEARED there are Delays and an Earlier Incident on NJ 3 eastbound area of Main Ave in Clifton 5 minute delay.
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10:07 AM - As of 1006am, there's Construction at the Lincoln Tunnel in both directions between New York Side - Center Tube in Manhattan and New Jersey Side - Center Tube in Weehawken Twp. All lanes closed until further notice.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: OPERATIONAL ACTIVITY CLEARED
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06:59 AM - CLEARED there's Operational Activity on the George Washington Bridge eastbound at Palisades Interstate Parkway Toll Plaza in Fort Lee. Manned toll lanes closed from 1100 P.M. until 700 A.M.



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