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Police Officer Injured In Shootout At Garfield Walmart Parking Lot


Police Officer Injured In Shootout At Garfield Walmart Parking LotA Paramus police officer working with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force is in stable condition at Hackensack University Medical Center following a shooting at the Garfield Walmart this afternoon.

Attorney: Bergen County Family Court Judges Failing To Comply With Supreme Court Rulings


Attorney: Bergen County Family Court Judges Failing To Comply With Supreme Court RulingsCiting several recent actions by Bergen County Family Court judges New Jersey attorney David Perry Davis called their findings  “absurd” and “erroneous.” -  “If the systemic failure cannot be addressed expeditiously, I intend to file an emergent application with the Supreme Court ... seeking the immediate release of all incarcerated obligors and a moratorium on this enforcement tool being utilized until the systemic problems are addressed.”

Lodi HS Teacher Charged With DWI After Route 46 Crash That Injured Bergen County Poice Officer


Lodi HS Teacher Charged With DWI After Route 46 Crash That Injured Bergen County Poice OfficerA Bergen County police officer is in critical condition after an accident early Saturday morning in Lodi. The crash occurred at about 1:20 a.m. on Route 46 near Summit Avenue. Michael Ettz, 36, a math teacher and coach at Lodi High School was arrested and charged with DUI.

New Jersey Offers Child Support Amnesty Week April 28 - May 3


New Jersey Offers Child Support Amnesty Week April 28 - May 3Do you owe past due child support? Do you have an active warrant? New Jersey wants to talk! Come Into your local probation office between April 28-May 3, 2014 to reach an agreement regarding your child support arrears and future payments. The offer of amnesty comes on the heels of the release of a new directive by the NJ Administrative Office of the Courts addressing what has been called 'staewide non-compliance' by the courts in child support enforcement hearings

New Jersey Court Makes Changes In Response To Child Support Enforcement Appeals, Orders Training For Judges and Probation Workers


New Jersey Court Makes Changes In Response To Child Support Enforcement Appeals, Orders Training For Judges and Probation WorkersOn Friday, April 11 attorney David Perry Davis submitted a letter to Supreme Court Justice Barry Albin addressing 'widespread non-compliance' by the NJ Courts of a 2006 NJ Supreme Court decision Pasqua V. Council. Today the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts issued a memorandum addressing the issue.

New Jersey Legislators Sleep-Out To Raise Awareness for Homelessness


New Jersey Legislators Sleep-Out To Raise Awareness for HomelessnessOn Friday, April 11, members of 216th New Jersey Legislature held a "sleep-out" on the State House lawn to raise awareness of homeless youth and support Covenant House New Jersey. Lawmakers spent Friday night sleeping overnight on the lawn of the State House with nothing more than a sleeping bag and cardboard box.

Hackensack Reaches Settlement In Another Zisa Lawsuit


Hackensack Reaches Settlement In Another Zisa Lawsuit Former Police officers Aldrin Lamboy and Anthony Ferraioli, who sued the city in federal court for violations of their civil rights involving a Police Benevolent Association election in June 2008,  are to share $775,000 in a settlement approved by the city’s insurer Selective Insurance.

Bergen County Opens Youth Emergency Shelter At New Juvenile Detention Center


Bergen County Opens Youth Emergency Shelter At  New Juvenile Detention CenterBergen County announced on Wednesday the opening of a county-run emergency shelter for homeless and runaway youth under the age of 18. The Bergen’s Place Youth Shelter, located at 200 North Street in Teterboro is part of the new $28 million Bergen County Juvenile Detention Center.

For Some In Bergen County Longterm Unemployment May Mean Long Term Jail


For Some In Bergen County Longterm Unemployment May Mean Long Term Jail In Bergen County being unemployed may get you thrown in jail. Bergen County residents who are jobless and have fallen behind on child support or alimony payments face indefinite incarceration in the Bergen County Jail’s “Work Release” program.


$750,000 Bail For Pair In Shooting Of Paramus Officer At Garfield Walmart

click for full sizeMelvin Guzman, 18, of Garfield and Patrick Morel, 21, of Clifton are each charged with robbery, aggravated assault and two illegal weapons charges.The alleged gunman, Raphael Angel Vasquez Pena, 25, of Passaic is at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson.

County Donates $15,000 To Center For Food Action

click for full sizeOn March 25th Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan presented the Center for Food Action with a donation of fifteen thousand dollars. The donation was one of many made through the County Executive Grant Program for 2013.

Hackensack’s Upper Main Alliance Honored With Award For Downtown Renaissance

click for full sizeThe Upper Main Alliance is being honored for its part in the creation of the Downtown Rehabilitation Plan for the City of Hackensack. The Rehabilitation Plan includes design regulations and flexible zoning that foster a revitalized downtown.

Pascrell Demands Federal Sandy Funds Not Be Diverted

click for full sizeU.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) released a letter expressing concern with reports that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is considering diverting disaster relief funding for Superstorm Sandy victims to other areas of the country. Reacting to recent media reports in his letter, Rep. Pascrell objects to plans for CDGB-DR funding from the Sandy relief bill to be spent on a nationwide competition for resiliency projects.

Former Bergen County Human Services Director Threatens Suit After Demotion

The former head of the Bergen County Department of Human Services alleges that her subordinate was improperly replaced by a lifelong friend of Jeanne Baratta, chief of staff to County Executive Kathleen Donovan

Police Find Handguns, Counterfeit Money And Drugs In Teaneck Home

click for full sizeClarence Javon Childress, 20, faces charges he was dealing drugs from his Teaneck home, where detectives found guns, crack cocaine, marijuana and oxycodone pills, police announced Tuesday.

Teach for America bill introduced in NJ Assembly

Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald (LD-6) recently introduced A-2032, a bill that would establish a teacher recruitment grant program in the New Jersey Department of Education. This program would provide $2 million over three years to recruit, train, and place new teachers in high poverty districts.

Bill Maher's Sister Puts Out Video Supporting Roy Cho

HBO's Bill Maher recently made it official that Scott Garrett is one of 16 finalists for #FlipaDistrict  and now Bill's sister, Park Ridge resident, Kathy Maher has put out a video supporting Roy Cho

Police Officer Injured In Shootout At Garfield Walmart Parking Lot

click for full sizeA Paramus police officer working with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force is in stable condition at Hackensack University Medical Center following a shooting at the Garfield Walmart this afternoon.

Rutherford Man Arrested For Drug Paraphernalia And Open Warrants

Scott Specchio (43) of Rutherford was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. It was also discovered that he had active arrest warrants issued by the Woodland Park and Rutherford Municipal Courts. Specchio was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and later turned over to the custody of the Woodland Park Police Department.

Wood-Ridge Man Arrested For Narcotics And Open Warrant

Nicola Mancino (43) of Wood-Ridge was arrested. for two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, being under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, having an open container of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle and consuming an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle.

New Jersey State Police Undercover Investigation Nabs Six In Newark On Gun Charges

click for full sizeSix Newark men were indicted today on charges that they illegally trafficked 10 guns during an undercover investigation by the New Jersey State Police, including two stolen guns, an illegal assault weapon with a high-capacity magazine, and prohibited hollow-point bullets.

Bergen County Prevention Coalition Hosts Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking

click for full sizeOn Monday, April 28, 2014, there will be a countywide town hall meeting on underage drinking, sponsored by The Bergen County Prevention Coalition, an initiative of The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources. Anyone who is concerned about this problem is invited to attend.

Attorney: Bergen County Family Court Judges Failing To Comply With Supreme Court Rulings

click for full sizeCiting several recent actions by Bergen County Family Court judges New Jersey attorney David Perry Davis called their findings  “absurd” and “erroneous.” -  “If the systemic failure cannot be addressed expeditiously, I intend to file an emergent application with the Supreme Court ... seeking the immediate release of all incarcerated obligors and a moratorium on this enforcement tool being utilized until the systemic problems are addressed.”

Bill to Help Improve Drug & Alcohol Treatment for Inmates Signed Into Law

The new law requires the Division of Addiction Services to grant residential treatment program licenses to programs operating in state correctional facilities and county jails that meet or substantially meet requirements for licensure. The purpose of this law is to ensure that these programs are not denied licensure because they are located within a correctional setting.

NJ State Police Online Applications Open Today for Only Two Weeks

Today, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and State Police Superintendent Colonel Joseph R. Fuentes announce the opening of the New Jersey State Police application process. Applications will be accepted online from April 21 through May 5.
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