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.
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Gene Pagnozzi, a North Bergen football star who coached in Hudson and Bergen counties and won a state championship — an achievement that cost him his trademark beard — died Sunday. He was 66 and lived in Cresskill.
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