Bergen County News

July 21, 2021

NEW YORK, NY — The National Weather Service (NWS) reported the potential for damaging winds and large hail exists for Wednesday afternoon. The potential for both is tied to the chance of severe thunderstorms in the forecast. Temperatures across the region are expected to be in the high 80s on ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – The swimming area at Darlington County Park located in Mahwah is now open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to an announcement from Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco. This includes the Wibit Splash Zone water obstacle course, which is available to individuals above 39 ...

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HACKENSACK/LITTLE FERRY, NJ - In commemoration of Juneteenth, Bergen County will open historic Gethsemane Cemetery in Little Ferry to the public for self-guided tours on Saturday, June 19 from 1 to 4pm. The public viewing, which is being arranged by the County’s Division of Cultural & Historic ...

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HACKENSACK NJ - A 20 and 21-year-old male were pulled out of Darlington Lake Thursday evening, according to the Bergen County Sheriff. Both were treated and one was transported to Valley Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The 21-year-old victim and male companion weren’t permitted to be ...

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LODI, NJ - Local authorities are investigating a fatal accident that occurred in the early morning hours on Saturday, May 22 in Lodi. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on ...

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NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ - A man stabbed his wife to death on Wednesday, police said, and the man succumbed to stab wounds, as well. A young child was found in the apartment unharmed. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced additional information today in the ongoing investigation into two ...

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ROCHELLE PARK/HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County authorities are asking for the public's help involving a fatal motorcycle accident on Tuesday night in Rochelle Park.  At approximately 8:42 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, the Rochelle Park Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Food Security Task Force has joined with a Hackensack vertical farm to provide ongoing healthy food options to families in need throughout the county. Greens Do Good, a four-season hydroponic, vertical farm in Hackensack, NJ and the Bergen County Food Security ...

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LODI, NJ - The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Center in Wallington, NJ, is closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, the agency announced Tuesday afternoon on its Twitter feed. The site will reopen Saturday, February 27. The article will be updated with any additional ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County authorities announced the arrest and charging of 22 individuals in an international human trafficking and prostitution organization in and around Bergen County it was announced by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella in a Thursday afternoon virtual press ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Three lanes of Route 80 were briefly closed Monday morning when a tractor trailer jackknifed in Hackensack. The nor'easter that has been pummeling Monday all day had already begun. The accident was reported at 3:07am on Route 80 east near exit 65 in Hackensack, according to ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – Last week the Bergen County Food Security Task Force launched a new emergency food distribution initiative to provide non-perishable meal kits to food pantries across Bergen County. The emergency meal kits purchased using CARES Act funds include a variety of proteins, pasta, ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County healthcare workers can begin receiving the Moderna vaccine on Monday, December 28, it was announced by County Executive Jim Tedesco on Saturday afternoon. Eligible category 1A healthcare workers may register for a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine appointment at ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – County officials in partnership with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center anticipates the arrival of 1000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine within the next week, according to a press release from the county executive's office this evening. The CDC and State Department of ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Bergen County is going to begin testing wastewater to track COVID-19 flareups, which can pinpoint outbreaks up to two weeks in advance. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco announced the move this afternoon as he touted the response of the county to the virus over the past eight ...

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LODI, NJ - The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Licensing Center in Lodi, NJ, is closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, the agency announced Thursday evening on its Twitter feed. The center is scheduled to re-open on Wednesday, December 2.  The Wallington Vehicle Center is ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton held a promotional ceremony on the steps of the Superior Courthouse which elevated several officers to higher ranks, in addition to recognizing Chief Counsel Dan Zwillenberg for outstanding service. “We give well wishes to those who have ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -  For many people, quarantining at home gave them a chance to tick a few items off their bucket lists, like perfecting cooking skills, signing up for an online course or finally cleaning out that overstuffed closet. Lauren Zisa wound up finishing something she started long ago - ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Executive is calling on PSEG to reimburse the cost of spoiled food, medication, and perishable commercial merchandise for all New Jersey residents and businesses who lost power for more than 48 consecutive hours due to Tropical Storm Isaias. The storm, which ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - An accident has closed several lanes of Route 17 North and South in East Rutherford near Liberty Commons Shopping Center. According to 511NJ, "As of 1:00pm, there's a Crash and a Fuel spill on NJ 17 southbound South of East Union Av in East Rutherford. All lanes closed and ...

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