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.
Assembly Transportation Committee Vice-Chair Linda Stender issued the following statement Monday after the committee's lengthy hearing with officials from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey over the questionable closure of access to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee that snarled traffic for nearly a week in September.
Correct the Record, an arm of Washington, D.C.-based American Bridge Super PAC, posted a graphic on its website Wednesday that shows an image of Christie superimposed over the George Washington Bridge.
Four Montvale police officers were promoted at the Dec. 10 mayor and council meeting.
The Teaneck Board of Education rejected an independent fact finder's recommendation last week of terms to put an end to the lengthy contract dispute between the district and the Teaneck Township Education Association's contract.
The Borough of Park Ridge will file a complaint with the Superior Court in the next several days ""in order to secure a determination as to the rights and responsibilities of all parties,"" with regard to the payment of fees for the ""Police Department Consolidation Feasibility Study â?? Montvale, Park Ridge and Woodcliff Lake.""
The state Department of Environmental Protection is trying to clean-up 30 gallons of oil that spilled from a transformer when a utility pole snapped in half after a BMW X5 crashed into it, Lt. John Gaffney said.
Due to technical difficuties, the Passaic County Courthouse is temporarily unable to receive incoming calls.
Residents can give a gift to a child this holiday season by supporting the PBA Toy Drive.
Ad hoc committee planning a second senior citizens complex in Glen Rock has been asked to suspend activity.
After losing a heart-breaking game Monday to a team from Arizona, the Silk City Cardinals will try to stay alive in the American Youth Football national championship when they take on a squad from Massachusetts.
The fire started in the first floor of a garden apartment complex at Belleville Turnpike and Ridge Road. When firefighters arrived, they saw flames coming from the front and rear windows of one of the apartments, Assistant Fire Chief Mark Cunningham said.
Advocacy group calls for help for working families struggling to pay for child care
Proposed constitutional amendments would let voters decide if state should participate in multistate antipollution programs
Advocates call for state tax break, better monitoring of quality and safety of daycare
While teachers and officials squabble, state prepares quietly to return some fiscal power to local board
State medical board concerned that proposal would constitute an unfunded mandate
The first commissioner of the state DEP was the father of the environmental movement in New Jersey -- and a hero to many
But loophole in state law gives policy holders option of early renewal of policies by December 31 deadline
Pete Dunne, long-time head of Cape May Bird Observatory, wants to take NJ's natural treasures to the world
Executive chef Nunez has been cooking at the Washington Township restaurant for 17 years.
Ray Vorisek, owner of the Victorian Tea House Cafe in Hasbrouck Heights, shares tips on how to make your own delicious brew.
But Stephen Lo Iacono, who is said to have submitted his resignation under pressure this week, defended his record and shot back to critics who said he wasn't performing his job well.