Memorial Day Parades, Ceremonies and Events in Bergen County and North Jersey on Memorial Day Weekend 2013.
Memorial Day is a holiday that has evolved dramatically over the years. Memorial Day observances began after the Civil War to honor the Union soldiers who gave their lives in the conflict.
More than 100 investigators from the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control simultaneously entered the establishments around the state at 11 a.m., among them TGI Fridays in Clifton, The Brick House in Wyckoff and The Railroad Café in Rutherford, the state Attorney General’s Office said of the year-long probe it has dubbed “Operation Swill.”
Calling it a celebration of everyone working together to restore the community, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez joined New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Mayor Matt Doherty for the ribbon cutting of the new boardwalk just days before Memorial Day weekend.
Beginning on May 20, law enforcement officials will be out in full force, taking part in the 2013 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization and cracking down on motorists who are not belted.
“Officers throughout New Jersey are prepared to ticket anyone who is not wearing their seat belt.”
The most expensive hospital in America is not in Beverly Hills or New York's Upper East Side. Based on its bills to Medicare, the Bayonne Medical Center charged the highest amounts in the country for nearly one-quarter of the most common hospital treatments, according to a New York Times analysis of 2011 data
New Jersey added only 3,300 jobs in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 8.7 percent.
Compared to April of last year, the unadjusted workweek decreased by 1.0 hour, average hourly earnings decreased by $0.42, and weekly earnings were lower by $36.43.
SHOUT OUT Members of the Lodi Police Department shaved their heads to raise breast cancer awareness and show support for Alicia Veri-Rodriguez, who is battling the disease. As soon as Veri-Rodriguez’s cousin, Lodi Police Officer Dominic Miller, offered to shave his head, brother officers took up the cause, as well. Handling the clippers was Alicia’s [...]
The Senate on Monday approved a number of bills that are part of a comprehensive package on gun safety. Approved today were 10 bills that will help keep weapons out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, crack down on gun trafficking, improve reporting and tracing of illegal firearms by law enforcement and find ways to reduce violence and improve school safety, among other actions.
One World Trade Center now stands a symbolic 1,776 feet high, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and third tallest in the world
With the final section of spire now in place, One World Trade Center stands as the Western Hemisphere’s tallest icon of freedom, resilience and the indomitable American spirit,” said Port Authority Vice Chairman Scott Rechler.
Apple is the latest example of how American multinationals avoid taxes.
A band of House Republicans ignores good news on energy use and sticks to scare tactics.
A hunting trophy follows a family everywhere.
A new federal study shows that too many prisons and jails tolerate sexual abuse.
Before adopting punitive measures to fight against hackers, the two nations need to try working together.
The United States Army has bases named after generals who killed United States Army soldiers.
Up and down the N.J. coast, the patchwork of repaired beaches and new boardwalks — even if largely unused on Saturday — was testament to seven months of hard work and of millions of dollars spent to prepare the state’s major tourist attraction for the 2013 season. Elsewhere, though, where the recovery has been slow, things on Saturday didn’t look that much different from the days since the massive storm slammed into the coast.
The Christie administration is betting on behalf of Garden State taxpayers that the lottery — New Jersey’s fourth-largest source of revenue — will generate bigger profits if it is run by private companies.
Police, politicians and activists in Britain are warning of rising anti-Muslim sentiment after the slaughter of an off-duty British soldier in a London street, an apparent act of Islamic extremism.
The day after Newark Archbishop John J. Myers announced the resignation of his top deputy in response to a growing scandal centered on a former Wyckoff assistant pastor, Catholic officials provided more detail about a series of initiatives designed to prevent future instances of sexual abuse by clergy members.
A 27-year-old man was arrested Saturday night after allegedly barricading a young woman on the second floor of her family home in Totowa, police said.
A 17-year-old New Milford boy remained in critical condition Saturday night after losing consciousness in the pool at a home on Madison Avenue during an afternoon gathering, police said.
More than 9,000 runners were out Saturday morning in the wind and rain for the Shore community's first race since Superstorm Sandy.
City Manager Thomas Duch said the City Council has decided to build the new facility at the site of the former AmVets building, which is located at the corner of Walnut Street and Outwater Lane and is owned by the city.
For Rachel Weiss, it was the promise of expanded horizons that first lured her into the world of amateur radio.