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Glen Rock Loses Farmers Market Organizer, Cites Frustration From Public Scrutiny

December 11, 2017

GLEN ROCK – The Borough Council released the farmers market company--upon its own request--in spite of having a year left on its contract after indicating it tired of constant questioning, according to Mayor Bruce Packer.

“It seems it did not matter how far they went, how much they complied with our procedures,” Packer said of Green Events on Dec. 11. “It ...

Fair Lawn Doctor Snagged in Test Referral Bribe Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – An internal medicine doctor with a practice in Fair Lawn was sentenced on Dec. 6 to 37 months in prison for accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, N.J., its president and numerous associates, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Dr. Jorge ...

Sports Teams May Build Venues Next To Belmont Park

December 14, 2017

The cat's out of the bag! Rumors about all the space surrounding Belmont Park that have been circulating around Nassau and Suffolk counties for years have been put on the table.

The New York Islanders National Hockey League Team and the New York City Football Club, a professional soccer team, laid out their plans for a new 18,000-seat indoor arena for hockey and a 26,000-seat for soccer at ...

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Fair Lawn, Glen Rock Participate in Gottheimer Mayors Summit To Regain Tax Dollars

December 17, 2017

Westwood - Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) gathered bipartisan mayors from Bergen County for a Mayors Summit focused on regaining area tax dollars to Fifth District municipalities, therefore improving the return on investment and saving taxpayers dollars.

On Dec. 16, the Summit discussed the impact that the Tax Hike Bill will have on New Jersey towns and steps that ...

Hawthorne Resident James Woetzel Sentenced for Manslaughter of Donna Wine

December 17, 2017

Paterson – Hawthorne resident James Woetzel, 51, was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced. 

On August 10, 2014, Woetzel shocked the borough of Hawthorne, a day locals will long recall with heartbroken amazement. At about 2:12 p.m. while under the influence of difluoroethane, a chemical commonly found in ...

Elizabeth Becomes Newest Excursion Destination for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Passengers Disembarking from Cape Liberty Cruise Port

ELIZABETH - Expanding for the first time ever in its history of tourism for the state, a major cruise line now has excursion opportunities for passengers to discover one of New Jersey’s oldest and most historic cities, Elizabeth.

“The Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization has aggressively pursued sales and product development initiatives since it was formed in 2015. The ...

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Rare Pygmy Hippo Born At Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo

December 14, 2017

TAMPA, FL - An endangered pygmy hippopotamus was born in the early morning on Dec. 1, 2017 at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo to experienced mother Zsa Zsa. The gender and name of the nine-pound baby will be revealed in the future.

Pygmy hippos are smaller than their Nile hippo relative. Unlike the more common river hippo which live in large pods in rivers throughout much ...

New Technology Designed to Enhance NJ State Park Visits

TRENTON - The New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry launched a new smart device tool Nov. 16 helping visitors navigate the state park system's vast network of trails.

The Trail Tracker application, demonstrated by the Park Service during a news conference at Allaire State Park in Monmouth County, may be downloaded to smart devices to help visitors make detailed plans tailored to ...

Elizabeth Becomes Newest Excursion Destination for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Passengers Disembarking from Cape Liberty Cruise Port

ELIZABETH - Expanding for the first time ever in its history of tourism for the state, a major cruise line now has excursion opportunities for passengers to discover one of New Jersey’s oldest and most historic cities, Elizabeth.

“The Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization has aggressively pursued sales and product development initiatives since it was formed in 2015. The ...