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Donovan Objects To Sheriff's Armored Vehicles But Did Not Have A Problem When County Police Bought One
Monday, July 21, 2014
Donovan, however, did not seem to have a problem when the Bergen County Police bought a bearcat (whi ...


Rep. Pascrell Welcomes 26 New Paterson Police Officers
Monday, July 21, 2014
Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. Co-Chairman of the House Law Enforcement Caucus, welcomed 26 new offi ...


Woman, 21, Charged With Texting, Reckless Driving In Crash That Killed Motorcyclist On Route 17 In Paramus
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Nadine Nixon, a 21-year-old Franklin Lakes woman caused a multi-vehicle crash on Route 17 in Paramus ...


Police Identify Elmwood Park Motorcyclist Killed In Route 80 Crash
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Route 80 in Lodi early Saturday as a 41 ...


Two From Newark Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Hackensack Man On Route 80
Friday, July 18, 2014
Two Newark residents were arrested and charged Friday in the shooting death of Jeff Mansilla, a Hack ...


Prosecutor: Truck Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Waldwick Cop
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The driver of a tractor trailer that slammed into an unmarked police cruiser — killing a five-year v ...


Bergen County Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff For Waldwick Police Officer Christopher Goodell
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Flags will be flown at half-staff at all Bergen County departments, offices, agencies, and buildings ...


Photos: Jets Host Movie Night At MetLife Stadium
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The New York Jets hosted a movie night at MetLife Stadium on Wednesday screening Warner Bros. Pictur ...


Cho: Garrett vote on minimum wage further proof he's out of touch with his constituents
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Roy Cho, candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th District, today pointed to Tea Party incumbent S ...


ACLU-NJ Warns NJ County Jails Over Immigration Detainers
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
“New Jersey’s county jails should be on notice that immigration detainer requests do not give licens ...



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Donovan Objects To Sheriff's Armored Vehicles But Did Not Have A Problem When County Police Bought One


Donovan Objects To SheriffDonovan, however, did not seem to have a problem when the Bergen County Police bought a bearcat (which is like an MRAP) for $750,000 along with a 50 caliber sniper rifle a few years back.

Bergen County Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff For Waldwick Police Officer Christopher Goodell


Bergen County Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff For Waldwick Police Officer Christopher Goodell Flags will be flown at half-staff at all Bergen County departments, offices, agencies, and buildings from today, July 17, 2014, through the date of the funeral, in memory of Waldwick Police Officer Christopher Goodell who lost his life this morning when a tractor trailer crashed into his police cruiser on Route 17.

Donovan’s Feud With Sheriff Leaves Six Officers Without Pay Or Health Insurance


Donovan’s Feud With Sheriff Leaves Six Officers Without Pay Or Health InsuranceIn yet another chapter of Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan’s feud with the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department and Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino Donovan has refused to authorize paychecks for six correction officers who were recently transferred to the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department.

Tedesco Introduces Economic Development Plan For Bergen County


Tedesco Introduces Economic Development Plan For Bergen CountyDemocratic candidate for Bergen County Executive James Tedesco today unveiled a plan to foster economic growth and job creation within Bergen County. Tedesco who is running against Republican Kathleen Donovan criticized her administration for a “failure to prioritize economic development.”

Bergen Freeholders and Bergen County Clerk Return Fire After Donovan Contacts State Over Budget


Bergen Freeholders and Bergen County Clerk Return Fire After Donovan Contacts State Over Budget  The Bergen County Freeholders and Bergen County Clerk fire back after County Executive Kathleen Donovan sent a letter to the State Division of Local Government Services asking for their intervention in the proposed zero tax increase budget.

Bergen County freeholders reinstate Human Services chief, saying county erred in demotion procedures


Bergen County freeholders reinstate Human Services chief, saying county erred in demotion proceduresThe Bergen County Freeholders on Wednesday, in an unusual move, ordered former Human Services Director Jane Linter reinstated, deciding that the county administration failed to follow proper procedures in demoting her.

Lodi Reappoints Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Swears In New Police Chief


Lodi Reappoints Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Swears In New Police ChiefThe Lodi council met today for their annual reorganization reappointing Marc N. Schrieks as Mayor. Mayor Schrieks is a lifelong resident of Lodi was selected as the Borough's Mayor in 2008 which made him, at the time, the youngest serving Mayor in the Borough's history.

Hackensack City Manager Files Law Suit Against City, Deputy Mayor, Mayor and Police Director


Hackensack City Manager Files Law Suit Against City, Deputy Mayor, Mayor and Police DirectorToday, Anthony Rottino, the Hackensack City Manager and Director of Economic Development filed suit against the City, Mayor John LaBrosse, Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino and Police Director Michael Mordaga

Bergen Prosecutor: 325 Arrested In Multi-County Heroin Sweep


Bergen Prosecutor: 325 Arrested In Multi-County Heroin Sweep Officers from more than 50 law enforcements organizations from Bergen, Passaic, Morris and Sussex counties arrested approximately 280 heroin users and more than 40 dealers; and seized 32 guns, $25,000 in U.S. currency, 11,794 bags of heroin and 1,200 grams of raw, powder heroin, according to the Prosecutor’s Office.


Husband and wife among four new Bergen County Police recruits

The four recruits, all military veterans, will join more than 100 others Friday for their first day at the police academy.

Hawthorne adds OK to Christian Health Care Center expansion

Site plan needs to be approved

Englewood resident nominated to be ambassador to Costa Rica

An Englewood man who has donated thousands of dollars to Democratic causes in recent years has been nominated to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica.

Meadowlands stadium honored for security

MetLife Stadium, site of last February's Super Bowl, has been recognized for its achievements in security.

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Sheriff Saudino Responds To Donovan's Criticism Of Armored Vehicle

Sheriff Michael Saudino issued a statement in response to criticism by Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan over the Sheriffs Department’s plan to acquire an armored vehicle at no cost from the Department of Defense.

Forum planned to discuss future of Ridgewood downtown

Residents are being encouraged to attend a public forum Wednesday on the future of the village’s downtown.

Funeral begins for fallen Waldwick police officer Christopher Goodell

Most of the mourners will watch and listen to the service from a parking lot because only 600 to 700 people will fit inside St. Luke's, according to Archdiocese Spokesman Jim Goodness.

6,000 mourners expected at funeral for Waldwick police officer

About 6,000 mourners are expected to attend the funeral Mass for Waldwick police Officer Christopher Goodell this morning at St. Luke’s Church in Ho-Ho-Kus.

Emerson appoints new administrator

Borough officials unanimously appointed Joseph Kolodziej as the town’s new administrator last week. Kolodziej will also serve as the borough clerk.

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Donovan Objects To Sheriff's Armored Vehicles But Did Not Have A Problem When County Police Bought One

Donovan, however, did not seem to have a problem when the Bergen County Police bought a bearcat (which is like an MRAP) for $750,000 along with a 50 caliber sniper rifle a few years back.

3 fatal motorcycle accidents in 4 days, North Jersey authorities report

State Police identified a motorcyclist who was killed early Saturday morning when his motorcycle crashed into a tractor-trailer on Route 80 west in Lodi as Mark Candelario, 41, of Elmwood Park.

State signs off on Bergen County budget after freeholders tweak amount taken from trust fund

A contentious battle over the Bergen County budget has ended quietly after the Democratic-controlled freeholder board agreed to take a smaller amount of money from a trust fund than they originally wanted.

Hundreds turn out for procession for Waldwick cop killed in crash

A somber parade of police officers and family wound through four municipalities Monday to escort fallen Waldwick Police Officer Christopher Goodell from Vander Plaat Funeral Home in Wyckoff to St. Luke’s Church in Ho-Ho-Kus. Hundreds of residents waited in near silence along the route to pay their respects.

Rep. Pascrell Welcomes 26 New Paterson Police Officers

Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. Co-Chairman of the House Law Enforcement Caucus, welcomed 26 new officers to the Paterson Police Department, 10 of which were funded through a $1.6 million federal Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program grant awarded to Paterson last September.

Trucker charged in Waldwick officer's death pleads not guilty

Cumberbatch, clean-shaven and wearing a white shirt, black tie and slacks, walked into court with his wife. He was released from the county jail Thursday night after posting bail, which the judge continued at $25,000.

State police identify motorcyclist who was killed on Route 80 when he crashed into a tractor-trailer

State Police identified a motorcyclist who was killed early Saturday morning when his motorcycle crashed into a tractor-trailer on Route 80 west in Lodi as Mark Candelario, 41, of Elmwood Park.

Repaving of Palisades Parkway to begin Monday night

Milling and paving will start Monday night in the northbound lanes at the bridge and continue along an 11-mile stretch toward the state border.

Armored vehicles at the center of latest Bergen conflict

They were built to protect American soldiers in overseas war zones, multi-ton behemoths encased in enough steel to shield occupants from roadside bombs. Now, a move to bring two of the surplus armored military vehicles to Bergen County is the latest battleground in a tug of war over law enforcement between the county’s top two elected officials.

Car crashes into Elmwood Park police cruiser at DWI checkpoint

Days after a Waldwick patrolman died in a fatal crash that highlighted the dangers inherent in even routine patrols, an Elmwood Park police officer parked at a DWI checkpoint suffered minor injuries early Sunday morning after his patrol vehicle was struck by a driver who was allegedly drunk. Officer Christopher Finn was sitting in his vehicle on Route 46 west when John J. McCarthy, 23, of Elmwood Park hit his car from behind around 4 a.m., Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins wrote in an email.

Woman, 21, Charged With Texting, Reckless Driving In Crash That Killed Motorcyclist On Route 17 In Paramus

Nadine Nixon, a 21-year-old Franklin Lakes woman caused a multi-vehicle crash on Route 17 in Paramus yesterday that killed Michael Miktus, a 33-year-old motorcyclist from Elmwood Park, authorities said today.

Police Identify Elmwood Park Motorcyclist Killed In Route 80 Crash

Police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Route 80 in Lodi early Saturday as a 41-year-old Mark Candelario of Elmwood Park.

Hundreds turn out for Bergen County's United Way race at Teterboro Airport

The PSE&G Teterboro Airport 5K, in its 17th year, raises around $30,000 annually and has brought in more than half a million dollars for United Way since its inception, said Cheryl Moses, race director. Greg Kaminski said racing alongside airplanes provided a unique experience for the crowd.

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