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Bergen County News

September 13, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center held its annual 9-11 Remembrance ceremony on Sunday, and even in the rain, which the county executive described as "tears from above," the event drew a sizable crowd. "What we remember can never be lost," said President and CEO of Bergen New Bridge ...

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FAIR LAWN/GLEN ROCK, NJ - Bergen County Clerk John S. Hogan has announced a new contest for students aged 16 to 21 to participate in.  To participate in the “Get Out To Vote Video Contest” students are asked to create a three to five-minute video on how to register to vote, the different ways to ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Available today and tomorrow, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center has monkeypox vaccine, either through appointment or walk-in, according to hospital officials. Located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue, the center is taking walk-ins through 2:30 p.m. today, beginning 7 a.m. tomorrow, ...

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FAIR LAWN/GLEN ROCK, NJ - Although the National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory until 4:15 p.m. today, did anyone experience it?  Isolated rain has occurred all over Bergen County this summer, with one part of a town getting poured on and another dry. On Thursday, while in a furniture ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Psychiatry Residency Program. “We are proud to be an educational leader, providing a solid and diverse foundation for the future of Psychiatry,” said Deborah Visconi, President and CEO of Bergen New Bridge ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is offering Monkeypox vaccines beginning today, Friday, July 29 to New Jersey at-risk residents. New Bridge joins Cooper University Hospital in Camden County as additional sites for residents without a confirmed exposure who believe they may have ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center received $2 million in federal funds for the expansion of its Behavioral Health Emergency Department Expansion Project.  County commissioners and Congressman Josh Gottheimer joined hospital officials just outside the hospital's emergency room ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The National Weather Service is warning about a severe thunderstorm with 60mph winds and quarter size hail at approximately 12:55 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 1:15 p.m. for Eastern Passaic County; Southeastern Bergen Countyl Central Essex County; and some ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 10 p.m. this evening as rains and wind begin at 2:15 p.m. Rolling thunder and intensely darkening skies have been noticeable throughout the afternoon. Radio reports are warning about possible ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Ready to Start Shopping? Make your online shopping count. Purchase using AmazonSmile and you will get what you need while helping the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Foundation support New Jersey’s largest hospital. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, it is the same products, ...

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TRENTON/LODI, NJ – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced a series of three successive railroad crossing rehabilitation projects in Lodi, near Hackensack University Medical Center. The first of three repairs will require the closure and detour of Essex Street this weekend.

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrests of three men on multiple charges in the death of a Lodi man in March 2022. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Giovanni Feliciano from Garfield, Jefersson Gonzalez and Elvis DeJesus both of ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen County joined forces with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, Buddies of NJ, and Bergen County LGBTQ+ Alliance to celebrate Pride Month with a flag raising ceremony at the hospital campus June 13. “This is a culmination of having two pride events turned into one,” said James ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - May is mental health awareness month, and it could not have been more poignant this week in the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting. "There is no health without mental health," said Deborah Visconi, Bergen New Bridge President and CEO, who delivered opening remarks at a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The County of Bergen paid tribute to local military service members in a ceremony at One Bergen County Plaza in recognition of Military Appreciation Month on Friday, May 13. Declared by Congress in 1999, May was selected National Military Appreciation Month as a month-long ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella and Chief Jason Love announced a county-wide plan to enhance security at houses of worship and schools in response to increasing acts of domestic terrorism across the country.  Law ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Guardian Research Network Inc. (GRN) announced that Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and a clinical affiliate of Rutgers University Medical School, has joined its nationwide healthcare system research network. As not-for-profits, both entities come ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — Batten down the hatches. Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey. “Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday have ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Bergen County Jail innate is facing charges for threatening a Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office employee and their family, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced.  Michael Strzelczyk, 40, originally from Wayne but incarcerated at Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, has ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Scratchy throat, watery eyes, dry cough? Could be Covid...or, just a seasonal allergy attack. But which is it? Bergen New Bridge Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gian Varbaro says it's not so easy to tell.  "If we knew for sure right away, things would be so much simpler, so easy," he ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A reader shared their experience this Sunday afternoon, which included a Bear sighting.

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Bergen County Academies student will be honored at the YWCA of Northern New Jersey’s 2022 Racial Justice Awards for her activism in the community.  Laila Jeffries-El is a senior at the Hackensack-based school and is a co-founder of the Black & Latinx Student Organization, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - An unnamed Bergen County juvenile has been arrested on child pornography charges, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love. The ...

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LITTLE FERRY, NJ - Authorities arrested a Florida woman who has been accused of shooting her sister. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Angielly Dominguez, from Jacksonville, Florida, on charges of murder, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, and hindering ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Federal judges in the Third Circuit of Appeals have upheld a previous decision, keeping Hackensack Meridian Health’s planned merger with Englewood Healthcare on pause.  According to the court’s decision, the planned merger would leave Hackensack Meridian controlling half of the ...

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LITTLE FERRY, NJ - Local law enforcement officials are investigating a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Little Ferry. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Little Ferry Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred at Sand Hill Court in Little ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, the County of Bergen, and Vitalant teamed up to put forward a successful blood drive complete with food, beverages, and appreciation gifts, all at a time when there is a local and national blood shortage causing area hospitals great concern. “With ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, the County of Bergen, and Vitalant teamed up to put forward a successful blood drive complete with food, beverages, and appreciation gifts, that yielded 38 units of blood donated blood at the Medical Center on March 13. “With blood supplies at an ...

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LODI, NJ - A shooting late Tuesday afternoon that left one man dead in Lodi is under investigation by local and county law enforcement.  The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Lodi Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred at 9 Victor Street in Lodi on ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Hundreds of people attended Bergen New Bridge Medical Center's Black Balloon Day, which honors the memory of the lives lost to overdose, and celebrates hope through recovery. According to New Bridge organizers, March 6, Black Balloon Day, is recognized as a national and ...

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