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Bergen County School Closings - March 5, 2015


Bergen County School Closings - March 5, 2015With a winter storm expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency on Wednesday, 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.

Christie Holds 129th Town Hall Meeting In Fair Lawn


Christie Holds 129th Town Hall Meeting In Fair LawnGovernor Chris Christie held his 129th Town Hall in Fair Lawn on Wednesday. About 300 people attended the meeting where Christie spoke about his proposed budget and reform initiatives for New Jersey, in addition to answering questions from members of the audience.

Poll: Budget Address No Help For Christie Approval Rating


Poll: Budget Address No Help For Christie Approval RatingGovernor Christie’s budget address last week failed to move the needle on his approval rating among registered voters in New Jersey. The governor is now facing his lowest approval rating since taking office.

Bergen County Advisory Boards and Commissions Looking For Citizen Members


Bergen County Advisory Boards and Commissions Looking For Citizen MembersCommunity participation is vital to an open and responsive government. There is always a need for volunteer talent, time, and energy devoted to the Advisory Boards and Commissions. Public input enhances the County’s ability to provide the highest quality of service to the citizens of Bergen County.

Cuts To Hospitals In 2016 Budget Devastating Says NJ Hospital Associations


Cuts To Hospitals In 2016 Budget Devastating Says NJ Hospital AssociationsWe’re very concerned about the proposed $148 million cut to hospitals, which could have a devastating impact on many New Jersey hospitals and their communities. While we’ve made some strides in insuring more New Jerseyans, 11.7 percent of New Jersey’s 8.9 million residents remain uninsured

Freeholders Urge Review Of Building Codes In Wake Of Edgewater Avalon Fire


Freeholders Urge Review Of Building Codes In Wake Of Edgewater Avalon FireThe Bergen County the Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously on a resolution urging the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to review the State’s construction and fire safety codes.

Freeholders Approve Bergen County Police Merger


Freeholders Approve Bergen County Police Merger The 95-officer County Police Department will be renamed "the bureau of police services". The new bureau will be added to the 152 sheriff's officers under Saudino's command.

Lodi Bank Robber Arrested After Stopping For Coffee


Lodi Bank Robber Arrested After Stopping For CoffeeMichael J. Cassano, 38, of Oakland Gardens, N.Y., was arrested at the Dunkin' Donuts on Essex Street shortly after he allegedly robbed the Hudson City Savings Bank down the street just before 3 p.m. Police say Cassano placed a BB gun on the counter, and made off with $4,000 in cash.

Christie's $1.5B Cut In Pension Payments Violated Workers Rights


ChristieSuperior Court Judge Mary Jacobson ruled today that the governor violated the contractual rights of public workers by cutting $1.57 billion from pension payments in New Jersey's current budget. In short, the court cannot allow the State to “simply walk away from its financial obligations,” especially when those obligations were the State’s own creation Jacobson wrote.

Howard Stern’s ‘King Of All Blacks’ Suing City Of Englewood For Discrimination And Sexual Harassment


Howard Stern’s ‘King Of All Blacks’ Suing City Of Englewood  For Discrimination And Sexual HarassmentLawrence Coward, a.k.a. King of All Blacks, through his attorney, Eric V. Kleiner, Esq. has filed a law suit against the City of Englewood, New Jersey. Coward, who is a frequent guest on the Howard Stern radio show, claims his supervisor put him to work on the back of a garbage truck after the supervisor sexually harassed and sexually discriminated against his wife.


Plane Skids Off Runway At LaGuardia Airport

Delta Flight 1086 from Atlanta to LaGuardia landing on Runway 13 skidded into a fence at approximately 11:05 this morning.  All 125 passengers and five crew members were safely taken off plane.

NJ Attorney General Announces Exxon Mobile $225 Million Settlement

Acting Attorney General John J Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced today that ExxonMobil has agreed to pay the State $225 million to resolve its liability for damage to the environment and injury to natural resources caused by contamination from its refinery operations in Bayonne and Linden, as well as from company service stations and other facilities located throughout New Jersey.

Bergenfield Police Seek Help In Hit And Run That Injured Woman, 73

The Bergenfield Police Department is seeking assistance in locating the vehicle involved in this crash. The vehicle involved has been described as dark-colored, possibly a Nissan Altima or similar style vehicle, with possible damage to the front passenger side.

Vainieri Huttle: Department of Human Services in Flux, Needs Strong New Leadership

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Assembly Human Services Committee Chairwoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) had the following op-ed published concerning the recent departure of New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Jennifer Velez

Former Haworth Cop Acquitted, Says Prosecution Was Vendetta By Bergen Prosecutor

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Anthony Castronova, a former Haworth police officer was acquitted by a jury on Wednesday of a charge that he lied about his employment history when applying for a job at the Waldwick Police Department.

Ferriero: 'We Have Influence To Get A Better Result'

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Testimony continued on Wednesday in the racketeering trial of former Bergen County Democratic Organization Chairman, Joe Ferriero.  Ferriero, 57, of Hackensack, is accused of abusing his former decade-long position as county chairman by engaging in multiple schemes involving bribery, kickbacks, extortion and fraud.

Bergen County School Closings - March 5, 2015

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With a winter storm expected to impede transportation and travel throughout New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency on Wednesday, 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.

New York Man Charged with Production of Child Pornography And Interstate Travel to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct

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A Warwick, New York, man is charged with coercing a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct and traveling from New York to New Jersey, to have sexual intercourse with another minor, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Youth Organization Leader Charged with Possessing Images of Child Sexual Abuse

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Gregory J. Aker, 45, a leader in a boys youth organization and a religious education teacher is charged by complaint with one count of possessing child pornography.

Plastic Surgeon Charged with Stealing Social Security Benefits from Disabled Son

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A retired plastic surgeon from Chatham, New Jersey, has been charged with stealing more than $80,000 in social security benefits from his severely disabled son, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced today.

Garrett Lone NJ Lawmaker To Vote 'No' On Homeland Security Funding

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Garrett was the only lawmaker from New Jersey to vote against a bill Tuesday that would fund the Department of Homeland Security over the long term without undoing Obama's orders about illegal immigration.

Bergen Co. property taxes 5th highest in nation for single-family homes, report finds

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Average homeowner forks over $11,000 a year in property taxes in Bergen County, according to a real estate site.
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GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: OPERATIONAL ACTIVITY CLEARED
06:05 AM - CLEARED there's Operational Activity on the George Washington Bridge eastbound at New Jersey Side/Lower Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee. Manned toll lanes closed from 1100 P.M. until 600 A.M.
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