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Dems: Republican Freeholder Candidates Cartoon 'Disrespectful To Veterans'
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Republican Freeholder candidates Robert Avery and Bernadette Walsh took to email today with a photos ...


New Milford Man, 74, Charged With Arson For Setting Fire In Neighbor's Mail Slot
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of Louis Fallon, 74, of New Milford, ...


Sheriff's Officer Makes Arrest After Quick Chase In Hackensack
Monday, July 28, 2014
Devin Hobson was charged with Eluding a Police Officer and Obstruction, along with 13 motor vehicle ...


Deadbeat Dad, A Great Headline
Sunday, July 27, 2014
After spending literally months with the reporter for the Bergen Record most of the parents involved ...


Bergen County Police Chief, Brian Higgins, Faces Two Year Suspension From State PBA
Friday, July 25, 2014
Brian Higgins, Chief of the Bergen County Police Department and Director of Public Safety was called ...


Hackensack Police Officer Files Suit Against Police Director And City
Friday, July 25, 2014
Hackensack Police Officer Moise Flanagan has filed a lawsuit against Police Director Michael Mordaga ...


Roy Cho Endorsed By 50,000-Member Bergen Central Labor Council
Friday, July 25, 2014
“After a decade of Scott Garrett’s anti-union, anti-worker record in Congress, Northern New Jersey n ...


Passaic Central Labor Council Endorses Roy Cho For Congress
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Roy Cho, candidate for Congress in the 5th District, has been endorsed by the 8,000-member Passaic C ...


AG Files Complaint Against Bergen County Moving Company
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announ ...


Tedesco Calls On Donovan For Answers To Dysfunction In Administration
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Democratic candidate for Bergen County Executive, Freeholder James Tedesco issued a letter to Kathle ...



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Bergen County Police Chief, Brian Higgins, Faces Two Year Suspension From State PBA


Bergen County Police Chief, Brian Higgins, Faces Two Year Suspension From State PBABrian Higgins, Chief of the Bergen County Police Department and Director of Public Safety was called before the judiciary committee of the New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association to face accusations that stem from an incident in August 2013 when Republican Freeholder Maura DeNicola was stopped by a county sheriff's officer.

Hackensack Police Officer Files Suit Against Police Director And City


Hackensack Police Officer Files Suit Against Police Director And CityHackensack Police Officer Moise Flanagan has filed a lawsuit against Police Director Michael Mordaga and the City of Hackensack alleging continuous and repeated retaliation. In his complaint, Flanagan alleges that he has been retaliated against because of his cooperation in an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.

Tedesco Calls On Donovan For Answers To Dysfunction In Administration


Tedesco Calls On Donovan For Answers To Dysfunction In AdministrationDemocratic candidate for Bergen County Executive, Freeholder James Tedesco issued a letter to Kathleen Donovan looking for answers to many questions, most of which have arisen since County Administrator Edward Trawinski left his position due to health reasons. Donovan’s appointment of Benjamin Kezmarsky as Interim County Administrator has left a vacuum in the day to day functioning of Bergen County.

Letter Calls For Donovan Impeachment


Letter Calls For Donovan ImpeachmentBergen County Human Services Director, Jane Linter’s lawyer sent a letter to Assemblywoman Marlene Caride (D36). The letter asks Caride to “investigate the County Executive’s unlawful actions, and, if warranted, present a Bill of Impeachment against the County Executive.”

Donovan’s Feud With Sheriff Leaves Six Officers Without Pay Or Health Insurance


Donovan’s Feud With Sheriff Leaves Six Officers Without Pay Or Health InsuranceIn yet another chapter of Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan’s feud with the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department and Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino Donovan has refused to authorize paychecks for six correction officers who were recently transferred to the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department.

Tedesco Introduces Economic Development Plan For Bergen County


Tedesco Introduces Economic Development Plan For Bergen CountyDemocratic candidate for Bergen County Executive James Tedesco today unveiled a plan to foster economic growth and job creation within Bergen County. Tedesco who is running against Republican Kathleen Donovan criticized her administration for a “failure to prioritize economic development.”

Bergen Freeholders and Bergen County Clerk Return Fire After Donovan Contacts State Over Budget


Bergen Freeholders and Bergen County Clerk Return Fire After Donovan Contacts State Over Budget  The Bergen County Freeholders and Bergen County Clerk fire back after County Executive Kathleen Donovan sent a letter to the State Division of Local Government Services asking for their intervention in the proposed zero tax increase budget.

Hackensack City Manager Files Law Suit Against City, Deputy Mayor, Mayor and Police Director


Hackensack City Manager Files Law Suit Against City, Deputy Mayor, Mayor and Police DirectorToday, Anthony Rottino, the Hackensack City Manager and Director of Economic Development filed suit against the City, Mayor John LaBrosse, Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino and Police Director Michael Mordaga


Fairview police raid second alleged brothel in a week

Borough police raided the second brothel in a week and arrested an alleged pimp and prostitute Tuesday afternoon as part of the department’s latest crackdown on nuisance crime, authorities said.

Lyndhurst asks public for help locating missing 21-year-old

Justin Moran was last seen by his family in his home in Lyndhurst on July 25, and was wearing jeans, a yellow T-shirt, black sneakers and burgundy baseball cap.

Tenafly moving to add police presence in schools

A newly hired, armed school resource officer likely will be walking the halls of the high school and middle school starting in September. Schools Superintendent Lynn Trager said she hopes to finalize a three-year agreement for the district’s sharing the officer’s $125,000 salary with the borough by the end of the week.

Westwood couple sentenced in $3.4M mortgage fraud

A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Westwood couple to prison for fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars in loans from mortgage companies over several years.

Seven file for election to three seats on the Franklin Lakes school board

Two incumbents seeking second terms

North Jersey police investigate streak of burglaries at businesses

Local police agencies are teaming up to investigate a streak of smash-and-grab robberies in North Jersey within the last month.

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Dems: Republican Freeholder Candidates Cartoon 'Disrespectful To Veterans'

Republican Freeholder candidates Robert Avery and Bernadette Walsh took to email today with a photoshoped cartoon accusing Democrats of "militarizing" Bergen County. The cartoon refers to the armored vehicle that Sheriff Michael Saudino (a republican) is looking to acquire from the military at no cost to taxpayers.

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New Milford Man, 74, Charged With Arson For Setting Fire In Neighbor's Mail Slot

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of Louis Fallon, 74, of New Milford, New Jersey, on charges of Aggravated Arson for setting a fire in a neighbor's mail slot.

Two Wyckoff businesses robbed

Burglars smashed the glass on the front doors of two local businesses early Friday morning in order to steal cash registers and cash inside.

Fair Lawn police searching for home intruder

A borough resident woke up in the middle of the night last week to a person in his bedroom, police said in a press release Tuesday.

Police Wyckoff man steals, sells grandmother's car in Paterson for heroin

Arthur J. Garlick sold his grandmother’s 1999 Lincoln town car in Paterson for $200 in cash and $150 worth of heroin, police said.

Quick-thinking keeps Lyndhurst chemical fire contained

A polyurethane company employee’s quick thinking late Monday night kept a fire contained to a 30-gallon drum on Schuyler Avenue rather than spreading throughout the building, authorities said.

Judge upholds contract on proposed Bergen County justice center

In a 37-page opinion settling a dispute between two major construction companies, Superior Court Judge Robert P. Contillo ruled that county officials had properly awarded a $65.9 million contract to Dobco Construction Services of Wayne, the lowest responsible bidder.

N.J. officials urging caution to avoid West Nile illness

Mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus have begun breeding in puddles and standing water around North Jersey, but state health officials say they also are concerned about the arrival of another potential mosquito-borne illness this year from travelers who have visited the Caribbean.

Libraries, already helping job seekers, get government recognition — and funding

From classes covering Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, Facebook and LinkedIn to instructing how to build a resume’ and even just how to use a mouse and a keyboard, their programs will now be supported by the government through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, which President Obama signed into law last week.

Mahwah environmentalist to be named an N.J. hero by First Lady Mary Pat Christie

New Jersey’s first lady will honor a Mahwah environmentalist with a New Jersey hero award during a ceremony at the community garden at Bergen Community College.

2 construction workers injured in fall at Wood-Ridge building

Two construction workers who fell more than 10 feet on a roof while dismantling air conditioning machinery Monday morning were transported to the hospital with cuts and head and back injuries, authorities said.

Sheriff's Officer Makes Arrest After Quick Chase In Hackensack

Devin Hobson was charged with Eluding a Police Officer and Obstruction, along with 13 motor vehicle summonses after brief chase with Sheriff's officer
 in Hackensack.

Mayors of Paterson, Jersey City and Newark to announce joint anti-crime plan

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Paterson Mayor Jose Torres have scheduled a news conference in Jersey City for Monday afternoon to announce the plan.

Hundreds turn out for annual Butterfly Day in the Meadowlands

The hunt for the colorful, flighty creatures at the festivities drew roughly 700 people.

Colombians celebrate their heritage in Overpeck Park

Thousands of people draped in yellow danced to accordion-heavy tunes and savored plates of plantains, arepas and sausages.

Franklin Lakes Police Department readies for new chief

A longtime borough police officer has been promoted to the position of chief after a three-month process that had winnowed the finalists to three internal candidates.

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