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Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Package, Gun Safety Bills & Halfway House Reform Top Monday Assembly Voting Session
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Six bills to improve domestic violence victim protections and legislation to criminalize use of a de ...


Rockettes From Bergen County To Vist Dumont Dance School
Saturday, September 13, 2014
On Thursday two Rockettes local to Bergen County will be visiting Broadway Bound Dance Center, ...


HackensackUMC to Host 'Life and Liberty' Event
Saturday, September 13, 2014
The John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC will host the Sixth Annual Celebrating Life and Libe ...


DEA: Heroin Purity In New Jersey One Of The Highest In United States
Saturday, September 13, 2014
The Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division issued an advisory to the public about the ...


Paterson Pair Arrested For Distributing Cocaine and Molly In Bergen and Passaic Counties.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The Bergen County Prosecutor announced the arrests of Francisco Fernandez, 28, and Rafael Otero, 29, ...


New Jersey healthcare centers to share $5.5M in Affordable Care Act grants
Friday, September 12, 2014
Twenty healthcare centers in New Jersey will share $5.5 million in Affordable Care Act grants to hir ...


Fort Lee Swears In First Korean-American Council Member
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Peter Suh was sworn in on Thursday evening by Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich. Suh is the first Korean ...


16 Arrested In Bust Of Cocaine Network Spanning NJ / NY
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Authorities have arrested 16 people they say operated a cocaine distribution network that spanned se ...


Sheriff's Officer Arrests Hackensack Man With Fake Driver's License At Lodi DMV
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino announced today the arrest of Victor Olivo Alvarez- Sanchez (a ...


9/11: Remembering New Jersey's Victims Of The Attacks
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Nearly 700 from New Jersey lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001. 539 New Jerseyans ...




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DEA: Heroin Purity In New Jersey One Of The Highest In United States


DEA: Heroin Purity In New Jersey One Of The Highest In United StatesThe Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division issued an advisory to the public about the high purity level of heroin in New Jersey. The latest lab results reveal that the purity level of heroin in New Jersey averages 58%. This is an increase of 12% from 2011.

Fort Lee Swears In First Korean-American Council Member


Fort Lee Swears In First Korean-American Council MemberPeter Suh was sworn in on Thursday evening by Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich. Suh is the first Korean American councilman in the history Fort Lee, N.J. Suh, a member of the Fort Lee Board of Education, was approved by the city council as the successor to Jan Goldberg, who recently stepped down to become the borough’s management specialist.

9/11: Remembering New Jersey's Victims Of The Attacks


9/11: Remembering New JerseyNearly 700 from New Jersey lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001. 539 New Jerseyans are officially “missing” at the WTC site according to the New Jersey State Police.  Here is an alphabetical listing of New Jersey’s fallen:

Donovan Exceeded Authority In Firing Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority Members


Donovan Exceeded Authority In Firing Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority Members Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan did not have the authority to dismiss seven of the nine Northwest Bergen County Utilities Authority members after a flare up over their compensation and health care benefits in 2012, an appeals court ruled Wednesday.

Democratic National Committee To Launch Anti-Christie Ad Campaign


Democratic National Committee To Launch Anti-Christie Ad CampaignThe Democratic National Committee plans to release a series of television and radio advertisements that attack potential GOP presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz slammed Christie, calling him a “sham”

Anniversary: A Bridge Too Far For Those Stuck In Bridgegate Scandal


Anniversary: A Bridge Too Far For Those Stuck In Bridgegate ScandalThis week marks the anniversary of a four-day traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge last September that broke into a political scandal for the Christie Administration and allegations that Democrats have taken things a bit too far in their ongoing investigation.

“Arts Mean Business” In Bergen County


“Arts Mean Business” In Bergen CountyActing Governor Kim Guadagno today visited the Bergen Performing Arts Center which received a general operating support grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Annually, State arts funding employs an estimated 17,000 workers, supports 37,000 cultural events and attracts 5 million visitors, who spend an additional $125 million on restaurants, shopping and lodging, which has a positive impact on local economies.

Report: In New Jersey, Family Earning $64,000 Per Year Is Poor


Report: In New Jersey, Family Earning $64,000 Per Year Is Poor According to the report, two parents raising two school-age children while earning $64,000 would be considered poor. A couple with two infants or preschool age children would need to earn $73,371 a year to escape poverty.

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.


North Jersey schools brace for immigrant influx

Crisis at border with Mexico sends new students to school districts in North Jersey

Bergen 9/11 memorial service also honors FALN and Lockerbie victims

On Sunday Bergen County held its annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, and this year the scope was expanded. In addition to memorializing the 154 Bergen residents who died on 9/11, the ceremony also honored Connor, who was killed on Jan. 24, 1975; the seven Bergen residents who died on Pan Am Flight 103 on Dec. 21, 1988; and Sara Duker, a 22-year-old Teaneck resident who was killed in a Jerusalem bus bombing on Feb. 25, 1996.

'Midget Car' races return to Hinchliffe Stadium

“We are trying to generate some interest in the stadium,” said one of the expo’s organizers, Jim Reilly. “People are happy to see the stadium open. It has history and racing is only a part of that history.”

Cancer survivors, cure advocates celebrate 'Life and Liberty' event

Stilt walkers, jugglers, and blaring rock music beckoned people on Sunday afternoon into the sixth annual Celebrating Life and Liberty event, sponsored by the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center.

Port Authority officers help deliver baby girl on GWB

Four Port Authority officers helped to deliver a baby girl Saturday morning near the toll booths for the upper level of the George Washington Bridge, authorities said.

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Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Package, Gun Safety Bills & Halfway House Reform Top Monday Assembly Voting Session

Six bills to improve domestic violence victim protections and legislation to criminalize use of a defaced firearm to injure a police officer, establish a statewide gun buyback program and create a task force to study halfway house reform top Monday's Assembly voting session.

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Rockettes From Bergen County To Vist Dumont Dance School

On Thursday two Rockettes local to Bergen County will be visiting Broadway Bound Dance Center, a local dance studio in Dumont to “kick-off” the 2014 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, where they will teach a dynamic stretch class to mothers and daughters, followed by a dance class where students will learn signature Rockettes choreography.

HackensackUMC to Host 'Life and Liberty' Event

The John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC will host the Sixth Annual Celebrating Life and Liberty event. Thousands of cancer survivors and their families will gather to celebrate life and liberty at a complimentary event in view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island where they will enjoy food, activities and entertainment.

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DEA: Heroin Purity In New Jersey One Of The Highest In United States

The Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division issued an advisory to the public about the high purity level of heroin in New Jersey. The latest lab results reveal that the purity level of heroin in New Jersey averages 58%. This is an increase of 12% from 2011.

GWB scandal In police radio recordings, officers scramble to deal with traffic jams

In newly-released audio recordings of police radio communications, officers stationed at the George Washington Bridge can be heard scrambling to deal with the traffic nightmare caused by abruptly-planned lane closures that clogged Fort Lee’s streets last September.

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Hasbrouck Heights man pleads guilty to embezzling $70K from NJ school district

A Hasbrouck Heights man pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling about $70,000 from a school district in Warren County, authorities said.

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Paterson Pair Arrested For Distributing Cocaine and Molly In Bergen and Passaic Counties.

The Bergen County Prosecutor announced the arrests of Francisco Fernandez, 28, and Rafael Otero, 29, both of Paterson, on drug possession charges.  The arrests are the result of a one month investigation conducted by the members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics Task Force, members of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office and members of the Paramus Police Department.

Bronx man charged with attempted burglary in Fort Lee

A 30-year-old Bronx man was arrested after he allegedly entered a residence on South Street Friday morning while the owner was at home, authorities said.

New Jersey healthcare centers to share $5.5M in Affordable Care Act grants

Twenty healthcare centers in New Jersey will share $5.5 million in Affordable Care Act grants to hire more staff and treat more than 32,000 new patients, the government announced Friday.

Midland Park to contract with Ridgewood firm for dispatching

Borough plans to sign on with Central Dispatching after being served by Wyckoff for 15 years

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Fort Lee Swears In First Korean-American Council Member

Peter Suh was sworn in on Thursday evening by Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich. Suh is the first Korean American councilman in the history Fort Lee, N.J. Suh, a member of the Fort Lee Board of Education, was approved by the city council as the successor to Jan Goldberg, who recently stepped down to become the borough’s management specialist.

New task force will seek proposals for Bergen medical center

Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan has appointed a seven-member task force to study the future of the county-owned Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus.

16 Arrested In Bust Of Cocaine Network Spanning NJ / NY

Authorities have arrested 16 people they say operated a cocaine distribution network that spanned several New Jersey counties as well as New York City. The investigation included authorities in Passaic, Bergen, Hudson and Union counties.

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Sheriff's Officer Arrests Hackensack Man With Fake Driver's License At Lodi DMV

Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino announced today the arrest of Victor Olivo Alvarez- Sanchez (age 49) of Hackensack NJ, for exhibiting a fictitious New Jersey driver’s license at the New Jersey  Motor Vehicle Commission in Lodi.

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9/11: Remembering New Jersey's Victims Of The Attacks

Nearly 700 from New Jersey lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001. 539 New Jerseyans are officially “missing” at the WTC site according to the New Jersey State Police.  Here is an alphabetical listing of New Jersey’s fallen:

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