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Snow Fall Totals For January 27: How Much Snow Did You Get?


Snow Fall Totals For January 27: How Much Snow Did You Get?Some areas of New Jersey have seen as much as 8 inches of snow in the overnight storm. Here are the snow fall totals for some New Jersey towns. Amounts are compiled by the National Weather Service.

Blizzard A No Show, Restrictions Lifted on All Statewide Travel


Blizzard A No Show, Restrictions Lifted on All Statewide TravelThe National Weather Service said the storm tracked about 90 miles further east than expected, sparing much of the region. That means that North Jersey is waking up to inches, not feet, of snow this morning. The State of New Jersey has revoked the statewide travel ban that was put into effect at 11:00 p.m. last evening.

Bergen County Readies For Historic Storm, Schools To Be Closed Tuesday


Bergen County Readies For Historic Storm, Schools To Be Closed TuesdayBergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and Bergen County DPW Director Ray Dressler addressed the local preparedness for the upcoming snow storm this morning at the County public works facility. Tedesco announced that county offices will be closing early ahead of the expected storm and all Bergen County public schools will have an early dismissal today and be closed tomorrow.

Union President Elected To Fill Vacant Bergen County Freeholder Seat


Union President Elected To Fill Vacant Bergen County Freeholder SeatTom Sullivan, IBEW Local 164 president, was elected by acclamation to fill the seat on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders left vacant when Jim Tedesco was sworn in as Bergen County Executive.

Donovan Calls Republicans Who Supported Opponent 'Traitors'


Donovan Calls Republicans Who Supported Opponent In her first public speech since losing the county executive election in November, Kathleen Donovan referred those within the party who supported her opponent as “traitors.”

Disaster Relief Fund for the Families Affected by the Edgewater, New Jersey Fire


Disaster Relief Fund for the Families Affected by the Edgewater, New Jersey FireSo many of our friends and family members have been affected by the tragic fire that broke out at the Edgewater, New Jersey apartment complex on January 21st. Hundreds of residents are now homeless and without basic necessities. 100% of your donations will go to the families affected by this tragedy. The Edgewater Education Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charity foundation.

Community Center Opened for Families Displaced by Edgewater Fire


Community Center Opened for Families Displaced by Edgewater FireThe American Red Cross, together with the Borough of Edgewater, Bergen County Office of Emergency Management and the Edgewater Office of Emergency Management, opened a reception center at the Edgewater Community Center, 1167 River Road to help the more than 400 families displaced by Wednesday’s fire at an apartment complex on Russell Avenue in Edgewater, New Jersey.

Fire Engulfs Edgewater Apartment Complex [Video]


Fire Engulfs Edgewater Apartment Complex [Video]Firefighters are battling a five-alarm blaze at an Edgewater apartment complex this evening. The Avalon at Edgewater complex, at 102 Russell Ave., has been evacuated, according to authorities. “Approximately 400 residents were evacuated and there were no injuries among the residents,” said  a spokesman for AvalonBay Communities, the owner of the complex.


Attorney Puts NJ MVC On Notice Over 'Unlawful' License Suspensions

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In a letter to MVC Chief Administrator Raymond Martinez, Davis put the commission on notice that the suit is being prepared and that the commission should “cease and desist from illegally suspending driver's licenses where there is no evidence before the Division that the driver's Constitutional rights were adhered to”.

Snow Fall Totals For January 27: How Much Snow Did You Get?

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Some areas of New Jersey have seen as much as 8 inches of snow in the overnight storm. Here are the snow fall totals for some New Jersey towns. Amounts are compiled by the National Weather Service.

Blizzard A No Show, Restrictions Lifted on All Statewide Travel

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The National Weather Service said the storm tracked about 90 miles further east than expected, sparing much of the region. That means that North Jersey is waking up to inches, not feet, of snow this morning. The State of New Jersey has revoked the statewide travel ban that was put into effect at 11:00 p.m. last evening.

Governor Christie Declares State of Emergency As Blizzard Hits New Jersey

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With Winter Storm Juno expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie today declared a State of Emergency, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate the preparation, response and recovery efforts for the storm with all county and municipal emergency operations and governmental agencies.

Bergen County Readies For Historic Storm, Schools To Be Closed Tuesday

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Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and Bergen County DPW Director Ray Dressler addressed the local preparedness for the upcoming snow storm this morning at the County public works facility. Tedesco announced that county offices will be closing early ahead of the expected storm and all Bergen County public schools will have an early dismissal today and be closed tomorrow.

Pascrell Announces $4.6 Million in Federal Funds for Bergen, Passaic Homeless Programs

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Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means and Budget Committees, today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $4,598,160 in federal grants to a variety of community-based programs in Passaic and Bergen Counties to help provide shelter and care for those without a home of their own. The federal grants, part of HUD’s Continuum of Care Program, are designed to promote communitywide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness.

Union President Elected To Fill Vacant Bergen County Freeholder Seat

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Tom Sullivan, IBEW Local 164 president, was elected by acclamation to fill the seat on the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders left vacant when Jim Tedesco was sworn in as Bergen County Executive.

Donovan Calls Republicans Who Supported Opponent 'Traitors'

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In her first public speech since losing the county executive election in November, Kathleen Donovan referred those within the party who supported her opponent as “traitors.”

NJ Police Officer Charged with Use of Excessive force during Arrest

Police Officer Domenico Lillo, 44, of Bayonne, New Jersey, was arrested by federal agents Friday morning and after a federal grand jury in Newark returned an indictment charging him with the deprivation of civil rights under color of law and falsification of records. Lillo had his initial appearance and arraignment before U.S. Magistrate Judge James B. Clark III in Newark federal court. He was released on $100,000 unsecured bond.

Montvale man caught with heroin after car chase, Elmwood Park police say

A Montvale man was found with 20 bags of heroin after he led borough police officers on a car chase Friday, authorities said.

Residents criticize Avalon's response to five-alarm Edgewater blaze

Many residents said they didn't initially take the fire alarm seriously, since the building had frequent drills.

Neighbors allowed home days after devastating Edgewater fire

Residents who live around the scene of a devastating fire at the Avalon Edgewater apartment complex were allowed to return home two days after they were forced out by the massive blaze, officials said Friday.
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