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.
The Monday after Thanksgiving has become known as the biggest online shopping day of the year, with companies offering discounts galore to entice customers. But it’s also a day that scammers hope to use to their benefit by trying to lure in victims with offers that sound too good to be true. From fraudulent auction sales to gift card, phishing, and social networking scams and more, cyber crime schemes are ever-evolving and, unfortunately, still successful. Here are some tips you can use to avoid becoming a victim of cyber fraud
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.
Supreme Court Justice Barry T. Allen ordered a stay in the incarceration of Ari Schochet who has been held in the Bergen County Jail on a work release program for the past two months. Schochet’s crime -- failing behind on alimony payments.
Every morning at 5:30am as many as forty fathers walk out the door of the Bergen County Jail’s Work Release
program. Out of jail for the day to work or look for work inmates report back at 5:00pm to spend their nights and weekends in jail. For many this has been the routine for over a year and for some more than two years.
NJ Transit workers pave near the rail crossing at the intersection of Main Street and Fairfield Avenue in Little Falls on Wednesday, Dec. 4.
In response to residents' complaints about unwanted bamboo shoots popping up in their yards, Emerson instated a law on Dec. 3 to regulate the growth of bamboo throughout the borough.
Concern over security on Election Day has districts looking at other options.
The Ridgefield Park Environmental Commission will sponsor its third annual Christmas Bird Count in the Village, Dec. 7.
The residents of Little Ferry as well as others from nearby donated blood and platelets to John Tronlone, who was diagnosed with leukemia.
River Edge's Municipal Court Judge Bruce L. Safro provided an update to the Borough Council at a work session on Nov. 25.
The National Weather Service has issued a dense fog advisory through 2 p.m., but it is expected that the mist will stick around through this afternoon and return in the evening. The thick blanket of fog is causing very limited visibility throughout North Jersey, and has forced the speed limit on the George Washington Bridge to be reduced.
Eleven turkeys, four gallons of cranberry sauce, 25 pounds of stuffing and 30 pounds mashed potatoes, enough bread pudding to feed an army, 114 diners and 40 volunteers. That's the ""blessings"" that went into the First Presbyterian Church of Rutherford's annual Thanksgiving Dinner held on Nov. 28.
Campaign spending on the 2013 gubernatorial and legislative elections in New Jersey set a record of $124 million, according to preliminary figures released Thursday morning by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
The medical exam should provide further details about the death of Christine Bezak, 53, of Maywood, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli posted to Twitter. A toxicology report, which takes longer to complete, will not be ready today, he wrote.
Borough officials will meet with representatives of a condo owners group from the Four Seasons at Great Notch in a court-mandated mediation in Trenton on Dec. 18.
Education Commissioner Chris Cerf called the increases a “positive sign” that should be celebrated, but cautioned that getting a New Jersey diploma did not equal being ready for college or jobs.
Interpreting numbers may soon prove problematic amid looming changes in criteria for earning diploma
Lawmakers side with developers who have filed lawsuit against Board of Public Utilities
Landmark agreement would give preference to high-needs students picking their schools
New Jersey should also supplement federal subsidies with ones of its own to make health insurance more affordable, according to author
What do advocates of medical marijuana really want? Across-the-board legalization -- or so the governor says
Everyone knows New Jersey’s roads and bridges are in bad shape. And while nearly $4 billion seems like a lot of money, experts say we need to double that in order to fix our infrastructure. Of the $3.98 billion
that’s been allocated only $2.74 billion has gone to the state Department of Transportation,
More and more North Jersey diners are requesting their food be nice and spicy.
Lakeside Middle School in Pompton Lakes will be tested over the holiday break to see if toxic vapors are seeping into the building from contaminated groundwater that has spread under a nearby neighborhood from a defunct DuPont munitions plant, federal officials said Wednesday.
After a year of debate, Hillsdale's mayor and council on Tuesday approved the final wording for a sculpture dedicated to a borough girl murdered 40 years ago.
The City Council on Tuesday night moved municipal elections from May to November, ending months of debate over an issue that supporters say will save money and attract more voting in local races.