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Tuesday's COVID-19 Numbers from Bergen County and New Jersey

October 21, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the New Jersey on Tuesday afternoon.

There were 1,036 new cases reported, with thirteen new deaths. Statewide, there are 222,193 positive cases and 14,438 deaths, and 1,789 probable COVID-19 fatalities.  

Bergen County Executive James Tedesco announced ...

Small Parties, Family Gatherings Driving Up COVID-19 Case Count

With daily diagnoses at levels not seen since early summer, administration says it has to count on honor system to ensure compliance in small groups.

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Gov. Phil Murphy and state public ...

Monday's COVID-19 Numbers from New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the New Jersey during his Monday afternoon press conference, where he also announced the latest expansion on liquor license permits - initially triggered to help businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic while serving outdoors. 

Murphy noted that residents needed to "remain extra ...

Rutherford Resident Charged with Murder of His Brother

October 8, 2020

RUTHERFORD, NJ - Uriel Adames-Gomez of Union Avenue in Rutherford, NJ, was arrested on charges of Murder and Possession Of A Weapon For An Unlawful Purpose, according to an announcement from Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella.  The arrest is the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, the Bergen ...

Bergen County Prosecutor's Office and Rutherford Police Investigating a Homicide

RUTHERFORD, NJ - The Rutherford Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit are investigating a domestic violence homicide that occurred at an apartment building on Union Avenue, Rutherford, on Tuesday, October 6, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella. The male victim died as a result of stab wounds, and one suspect is in custody.  No ...

Annual Trunk or Treat

October 20, 2020

Please join us for the Annual Trunk or Treat, hosted by the Hasbrouck Heights Junior Women's Club.  COVID-19 health and safety practices will be followed.  Everyone (over 2) must always wear a mask and be socially distanced.  

130 Rescue Dogs and Cats Safely Arrive at Morristown Airport; Escape Earthquakes and Tropical Storms in Puerto Rico

October 18, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Approximately 130 dogs and cats arrived at the Morristown Airport after being rescued from Puerto Rico. 

The Sato Project, Wings of Rescue and Greater Good Charities made it possible for these animals to touch down on October 10. All dogs and cats evacuated were either rescued from the streets of Puerto Rico or  pulled from overburdened shelters impacted by ...

Newark to Replace Columbus Statue With Harriet Tubman, Rename Washington Park in Her Honor

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras Baraka revealed Wednesday that Newark will commission a statue of abolitionist Harriet Tubman to replace one of Christopher Columbus it removed over the summer in Washington Park, which will be renamed Tubman Square. 

Just in time for Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 12, the announcement comes several months following the overnight removal of the Columbus statue ...

Fundraisers Teach Children Essential Life Skills

Even during a pandemic, the fall season brings activities for our youth to enjoy. Activities come with a price tag and often offer the opportunity for our youth to help offset the cost by participating in money-earning activities and fundraisers. Many families chose to forego the fundraiser and simply open their wallet to pay for extracurricular activities. Before you choose to do this, think ...

Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

October 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Get Politics Out of Education

October 16, 2020

Dear neighbors,

At the beginning of 2020, despite the overwhelming chaos, it seemed like a year that we all came together. Despite the dark clouds and despair, there was always a silver lining. People paid more attention to one another, rekindled relationships, offered aid to those they could, and we all grew because of it. Now we are nearing the end of this tumultuous year, and it seems ...

Bobby Bing for Heights Council

Hello, my name is Bobby Bing and I am excited to share with you that I am running for a seat on the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council.  

I am writing this letter to introduce myself and let you know what a great privilege and honor it would be to serve my community on the Council. Before I get in to the “why” I’m running, I’d like to tell you a little about my ...

Campaign Events with Dylan O'Byrne

Less than a month away from the election! We should finish off strong with some education-centric community events! Please see below for further details:

Go to our campaign page for further information or check below:

October 8th – 12th Voter Registration - I will be reaching out to those that are 18 years of age or older who have yet to register! I want to make sure that we ...

Joseph Samperi- Candidate for Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education

I would like to first thank you in advance for taking the time to read my biography and my candidacy for the upcoming Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education in November. My name is Joseph Samperi. My wife and I moved to Hasbrouck Heights 16 years ago. We have two children Lexy who is a Freshman and Matthew who is in 6th grade. I have been actively involved in coaching youth soccer, baseball, and ...

Current Foliage Conditions Across the Garden State for Oct. 16 from the NJ DEP

October 17, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -  New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released the current fall foliage map for the Garden State and things are starting to look colorful.

Forests in the Northwest corner of the state, including the area near High Point State Park and Waywayanda State Park are at peak color. The southern portion of Sussex County is near peak. 

Northern NJ along ...

New Jersey Updates Travel Advisory to Include 38 'Hotspot' States, Territories

NEW JERSEY — Residents are advised to quarantine if they're returning to New Jersey from 38 states or territories - a new high for that total since the state began issuing the list back in June.

Regardless of the mode of transportation - bus, airplane, train, car, etc. - travelers from the "hotspot" areas are recommended to get tested and observe a ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief?

October 17, 2020

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police: Think Twice Before Voting for Legalized Pot

October 13, 2020

Later this year, NJ voters will be asked to cast their vote on a constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana in our state for people 21 and older. This is a significant issue that most assuredly will impact public safety and quality of life issues for the residents of our New Jersey communities, as well as for the millions of visitors that we welcome to our state each ...