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Two Arrested, One At Large In Rape Of Teaneck Girl, 15
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrests of Kelisen Brewley, 25 years of age ...


Fire prompts evacuation at Garden State Plaza mall
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Firefighters were called to a rooftop fire at the Westfield Garden State Plaza Macy’s store Tuesday ...


Women’s Equality Day: 'More work to do'
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Women’s Equality Day, which marks the day in which the 19th Amendment was certified and gave women t ...


Study: NJ Ranks Poorly In Women's Equality
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A report from WalletHub.com finds New Jersey ranks 34th in the United States in terms of women’s equ ...


Goose Contributes to Two Car Crash on Route 46
Monday, August 25, 2014
On August 25 the Fairfield Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a two car motor ...


Freeholder Tracy Zur Calls on Attorney General to Investigate Potential Campaign Finance Violations by Donovan Campaign
Monday, August 25, 2014
Freeholder Tracy Zur today said she has asked Acting Attorney General John Hoffman to investigate wh ...


Wood-Ridge Boy, 12, Has Dream Day With Jets
Monday, August 25, 2014
On Friday 12-year-old Michael Santos of Wood-Ridge, NJ was the lucky recipient of SNY’s Dream Day, p ...


Charges Upgraded In Ramsey Hit And Run
Monday, August 25, 2014
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced today new and more serious charges have been fi ...


Passport Awareness Day At The Bergen County Clerks Office
Monday, August 25, 2014
Bergen County Clerk, John S. Hogan and his staff will be hosting a special passport event in honor o ...


Acting Gov Signs Bill Package Supporting Student Access To Healthy Foods
Monday, August 25, 2014
Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today signed five bills at Terhune Orchards in Mercer County that suppo ...





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Freeholder Tracy Zur Calls on Attorney General to Investigate Potential Campaign Finance Violations by Donovan Campaign


Freeholder Tracy Zur Calls on Attorney General to Investigate Potential Campaign Finance Violations by Donovan CampaignFreeholder Tracy Zur today said she has asked Acting Attorney General John Hoffman to investigate whether campaign finance laws were broken during County Executive Kathleen Donovan's 2010 campaign.

New Jersey Faces Loss Of Federal Funding For Food Stamp Program


New Jersey Faces Loss Of Federal Funding For Food Stamp ProgramApplicants who qualify for assistance must receive benefits no later than 30 days after their local Social Services office obtains an application, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service. New Jersey ranks 52nd among 53 U.S agencies in its processing time for SNAP applications, according to the USDA.

Bergen County Has Another New Acting County Administrator


Bergen County Has Another New Acting County AdministratorDumont lawyer Jerrold B. Binney has been named the new acting Bergen County Administrator. Binney is replacing Ben Kezmarsky, the county’s director of information technology, who was named acting administrator a few months ago when Ed Trawinski left the post for medical reasons.

Donovan Denied Stay In Court Battle With Sheriff’s Officers Over Pay


Donovan Denied Stay In Court Battle With Sheriff’s Officers Over PayIn Judge Reisner latest denial of Donovan’s request to withhold payment from the Sheriff’s officers she writes: “Based on the record presented to us, we conclude that continuing to preserve the status quo would be inequitable, would not further the public interest, and is unwarranted.”

Freeholders Respond To Chief’s Claim That Politics Is Reason For Lack Of Security At Nursing Home


Freeholders Respond To Chief’s Claim That Politics Is Reason For Lack Of Security At Nursing Home The Bergen County Freeholders responded to allegations made by Bergen County Police Chief and Director of Public Safety, Brian Higgins, that politics is the reason for a lack of security at the Bergen County Health Care Center (BCHCC), a 110-bed skilled nursing care center located in Rockleigh.

In Bergen County Politics And Public Safety Collide


In Bergen County Politics And Public Safety CollideIn emails obtained by the Bergen Dispatch Bergen County Police Chief and Director of Public Safety, Brian Higgins points his finger at the Bergen County Freeholders claiming politics is the reason there is no Security Officer at the County run nursing home in Rockleigh, the Bergen County Health Care Center (BCHCC). 

Bergen County School Board Candidates


Bergen County School Board Candidates Here 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.

Bergen County Police Chief, Brian Higgins, Faces Two Year Suspension From State PBA


Bergen County Police Chief, Brian Higgins, Faces Two Year Suspension From State PBABrian Higgins, Chief of the Bergen County Police Department and Director of Public Safety was called before the judiciary committee of the New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association to face accusations that stem from an incident in August 2013 when Republican Freeholder Maura DeNicola was stopped by a county sheriff's officer.


Bergen County tab totals $507,000 in back pay in 2 cops' acquittal

More than a half million dollars in back pay will fuel a total $1.12 million settlement with two county police officers acquitted earlier this year of charges they lied to investigators and removed evidence from the scene of a police shooting.

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Two Arrested, One At Large In Rape Of Teaneck Girl, 15

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrests of Kelisen Brewley, 25 years of age and Kareem A. Gibbs, 22 years of age, both of 547 Maple Avenue, Teaneck, New Jersey.  Both have been charged with three counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  Kelisen Brewley is additionally charged with Possession of a Stolen Firearm, a 3rd degree crime.

Fire prompts evacuation at Garden State Plaza mall

Firefighters were called to a rooftop fire at the Westfield Garden State Plaza Macy’s store Tuesday afternoon, according to officials.

Misconduct convictions overturned for ex-Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission officials

A judge in Paterson has ordered new trials for two former Passaic Valley Water Commission supervisors who were convicted earlier this year of using employees who were on the clock to fix their families’ and friends’ homes.

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Women’s Equality Day: 'More work to do'

Women’s Equality Day, which marks the day in which the 19th Amendment was certified and gave women the right to vote, is to celebrate the achievement of women and promote gender equality.

Study: NJ Ranks Poorly In Women's Equality

A report from WalletHub.com finds New Jersey ranks 34th in the United States in terms of women’s equality. The ranking is comprised of three categories: workplace environment, health and education, and political empowerment

Hospital critics call for more disclosure

In the 1980s and early 1990s, the state of New Jersey decided whether a hospital could construct a new wing, add beds or buy the latest high-tech machine. Officials knew how much hospitals spent on staff and supplies, as well as care for the uninsured. They told each hospital what it could charge for care. Today, the pendulum has swung in the opposite direction.

N.J. Attorney General's Office reviewing program to distribute military surplus equipment

As President Obama increases scrutiny of military gear handed out to local police, the state Attorney General’s Office says that New Jersey’s participation in a key Defense Department program is under review but stressed that it hasn’t received any criticism of how the surplus equipment has been used.

Goose Contributes to Two Car Crash on Route 46

On August 25 the Fairfield Police Department received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a two car motor vehicle crash on Route 46 West, near the Two Bridges Road Overpass. Preliminary investigation revealed that Wood allegedly observed a Canadian goose in the roadway and applied her brakes in order to avoid striking it.

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Freeholder Tracy Zur Calls on Attorney General to Investigate Potential Campaign Finance Violations by Donovan Campaign

Freeholder Tracy Zur today said she has asked Acting Attorney General John Hoffman to investigate whether campaign finance laws were broken during County Executive Kathleen Donovan's 2010 campaign.

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Wood-Ridge Boy, 12, Has Dream Day With Jets

On Friday 12-year-old Michael Santos of Wood-Ridge, NJ was the lucky recipient of SNY’s Dream Day, part of the network’s year-round Play Ball Campaign offering a roster of opportunities to local youth leagues in the tri-state area including grants, clinics, equipment donations, volunteer initiatives, and a dream day experience making a deserving child's big league dream a reality.

Charges Upgraded In Ramsey Hit And Run

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced today new and more serious charges have been filed against Thomas M. Moylan, Jr in connection with a hit and run that occurred in Ramsey on August 15, 2014.  These charges are the result of a cooperative and on-going investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit, and the Ramsey Police Department.

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Passport Awareness Day At The Bergen County Clerks Office

Bergen County Clerk, John S. Hogan and his staff will be hosting a special passport event in honor of National Passport Awareness Month. A passport photo will be provided for free with payment of all application fees as part of this special program

Acting Gov Signs Bill Package Supporting Student Access To Healthy Foods

Acting Governor Kim Guadagno today signed five bills at Terhune Orchards in Mercer County that support and streamline New Jersey’s “Farm to School” program.

Bergen County Man And Disbarred New York Attorney Indicted For Real Estate Investment Fraud Scheme

Paul Mancuso, 46, of Glen Rock, posed as a real estate investor, broker and developer, as well as a “hard money” lender for other investments. Pasquale Stiso, 52, a disbarred attorney, held himself out as an individual working with Mancuso on various investment projects.

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Congressman Pascrell Holding Town Hall Meeting

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means and House Budget Committees, will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, August 26, 2013 at 6:30pm at the City of Clifton Municipal Building.

Renovation project aids Fair Lawn school

Wayne native renovates outdoor science lab

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Korean Independence Day at the County of Bergen.

Candidate for County Executive, Freeholder Jim Tedesco (Paramus) along with Ridgefield Councilman Dennis Shim, Democratic Candidate for Congress Roy Cho, former Deputy Mayor of Palisades Park Jason Kim, Freeholder Chairman David L. Ganz (Fair Lawn), and Freeholder Vice-Chair Joan Voss (Fort Lee) celebrated Korean Independence Day at the County of Bergen.

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Hackensack Approves Atlantic Street Open Air Venue

At a meeting of the City Council on August 18th, Hackensack's Governing Body passed a bond ordinance in the amount of $650,0000 to cover the construction cost of an urban open space across from the Atlantic Street Parking Garage. The City will use a grant secured through the Bergen County Open Space Grant Program for $268,085.

Hundreds attend Emerson police open house; 200 stay for campout

Nearly 200 Emerson residents joined police officers in a campout on Saturday night on the ball fields, sleeping in tents and bonding over pizza, movies and a host of activities for children.

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