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Gov. Murphy announces proposed NJTransit funding increase

April 23, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday spread a message of hope regarding future improvements to NJTransit services and infrastructure due to a proposed $242 million increase in funding for NJTransit for the 2019 fiscal year. 

At a press conference held at NJTransit’s Central Maintenance Facility on Doremus Avenue in Newark, Murphy, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and other ...

Tedesco Announces the Launch of BergenforBusiness.com to Help Municipalities Spur Local Economic Development

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco introduced a new free-to-access, free-to-list website Wednesday before several Bergen County Mayors. The website, www.BergenforBusiness.com, is County-operated, and being marketed as cutting-edge and a one-stop selection site for accurate, informative data on all 70 municipalities throughout Bergen County.

"Each ...

Bergen County Recognizes Israeli Independence Day

HACKENSACK, NJ – This afternoon, the County of Bergen held a ceremony to raise the Israeli flag in honor of Yom Ha’zikaron (Israeli Memorial Day) and Yom Ha’atzmaot (Israeli Independence Day). As is common in Jewish tradition, these days of mourning and celebration are observed closely together. Yom Ha’zikaron, recognized yesterday, honors the fighters who died ...

Gottheimer, FDA Commission meet for a roundtable at Hackensack UMC to discuss pharmaceutical industry problems

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Monday, Congressman Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Dr. Scott Gottlieb for a roundtable in Hackensack with local healthcare leaders.

At Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center, the group discussed cutting red-tape for pharmaceutical and medical device companies, fighting the opioid crisis, and enhancing ...

Gottheimer, FDA Commission meet for a roundtable at Hackensack UMC to discuss pharmaceutical industry problems

April 19, 2018

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Monday, Congressman Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Dr. Scott Gottlieb for a roundtable in Hackensack with local healthcare leaders.

At Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center, the group discussed cutting red-tape for pharmaceutical and medical device companies, fighting the opioid crisis, and enhancing ...

Gov. Murphy announces proposed NJTransit funding increase

April 23, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday spread a message of hope regarding future improvements to NJTransit services and infrastructure due to a proposed $242 million increase in funding for NJTransit for the 2019 fiscal year. 

At a press conference held at NJTransit’s Central Maintenance Facility on Doremus Avenue in Newark, Murphy, Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, and other ...

Hackensack Has the 9th Best Access to 401(k) Plans in All of New Jersey

HACKENSACK, NJ -- New York City based financial technology company SmartAsset just conducted a study where people have access to the best 401(k) benefit plans in New Jersey. According to the study, Hackensack ranked 9th among all New Jersey municipalities, largely bolstered by its 7.4% financial Investment Percentage. The study compared employer contributions to total ...

Tedesco Announces the Launch of BergenforBusiness.com to Help Municipalities Spur Local Economic Development

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco introduced a new free-to-access, free-to-list website Wednesday before several Bergen County Mayors. The website, www.BergenforBusiness.com, is County-operated, and being marketed as cutting-edge and a one-stop selection site for accurate, informative data on all 70 municipalities throughout Bergen County.

"Each ...

Putting Kids First Team Sweeps Hackensack BOE Election

April 17, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The 'Putting Our Kids First' Team of Frances Cogelja, Lance Powell and Carlos Velez swept the Hackensack Board of Education election tonight, posting a convincing victory over incumbent members Mark Stein, Dan Carola and Board President Jason Nunnermacker. Supported by Mayor John Labrosse and the City Council, the slate won approximately 60% of the ...

Polls Now Open in Hackensack BOE Race

HACKENSACK, NJ -- After a spirited campaign season that featured numerous accusations against incumbent Board of Education trustees and officials by a challenging slate, Hackensack voters will go to the polls today to vote in the city's annual school board election. At stake are three seats on the nine member board, with incumbent trustees Mark Stein, Daniel Carola and Board President Jason ...

Large Pay Hike for Hackensack School Attorney Draws Criticism from Candidates

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Board of Education Attorney Richard Salkin is mired in yet another controversy as three candidates in Tuesday’s school board election charge that he has raised his legal fees by over 50% over the past two years. Salkin denies the charges.

Frances Cogelja, Lance Powell and Carlos Velez, running as the “Putting Our Kids First” team, provided school ...

Putting Kids First Team Sweeps Hackensack BOE Election

April 17, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The 'Putting Our Kids First' Team of Frances Cogelja, Lance Powell and Carlos Velez swept the Hackensack Board of Education election tonight, posting a convincing victory over incumbent members Mark Stein, Dan Carola and Board President Jason Nunnermacker. Supported by Mayor John Labrosse and the City Council, the slate won approximately 60% of the ...

Polls Now Open in Hackensack BOE Race

HACKENSACK, NJ -- After a spirited campaign season that featured numerous accusations against incumbent Board of Education trustees and officials by a challenging slate, Hackensack voters will go to the polls today to vote in the city's annual school board election. At stake are three seats on the nine member board, with incumbent trustees Mark Stein, Daniel Carola and Board President Jason ...

Large Pay Hike for Hackensack School Attorney Draws Criticism from Candidates

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Board of Education Attorney Richard Salkin is mired in yet another controversy as three candidates in Tuesday’s school board election charge that he has raised his legal fees by over 50% over the past two years. Salkin denies the charges.

Frances Cogelja, Lance Powell and Carlos Velez, running as the “Putting Our Kids First” team, provided school ...

HACPAC Hosting Annual Racial Justice Awards Next Week

April 20, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The YWCA Bergen County’s 5th Annual Racial Justice Awards will be held at Hackensack Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 24 from 6 - 8 p.m. 

The event honors trailblazers who work to make a difference in the community, in the hopes of eliminating racism, while promoting peace, justice freedom and dignity for all people. 2018 honorees include: Al Stawsky, ...

HACPAC Hosting Annual Racial Justice Awards Next Week

April 20, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The YWCA Bergen County’s 5th Annual Racial Justice Awards will be held at Hackensack Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 24 from 6 - 8 p.m. 

The event honors trailblazers who work to make a difference in the community, in the hopes of eliminating racism, while promoting peace, justice freedom and dignity for all people. 2018 honorees include: Al Stawsky, ...

Noise ordinance restricting construction hours passed

 

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Tuesday, the Hackensack City Council voted unanimously to amend the Code of the City’s noise ordinance at last night’s council meeting. 

According to the new ordinance, outdoor construction work can be limited to 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. -  11 p.m. on weekends. 

Depending on their decibel levels, this ...

Hackensack Has the 9th Best Access to 401(k) Plans in All of New Jersey

April 22, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- New York City based financial technology company SmartAsset just conducted a study where people have access to the best 401(k) benefit plans in New Jersey. According to the study, Hackensack ranked 9th among all New Jersey municipalities, largely bolstered by its 7.4% financial Investment Percentage. The study compared employer contributions to total ...

Noise ordinance restricting construction hours passed

 

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Tuesday, the Hackensack City Council voted unanimously to amend the Code of the City’s noise ordinance at last night’s council meeting. 

According to the new ordinance, outdoor construction work can be limited to 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. -  11 p.m. on weekends. 

Depending on their decibel levels, this ...

Bergen County Recognizes Israeli Independence Day

April 19, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ – This afternoon, the County of Bergen held a ceremony to raise the Israeli flag in honor of Yom Ha’zikaron (Israeli Memorial Day) and Yom Ha’atzmaot (Israeli Independence Day). As is common in Jewish tradition, these days of mourning and celebration are observed closely together. Yom Ha’zikaron, recognized yesterday, honors the fighters who died ...

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Sunshine Home Health Services Opens Bergen County Office with Nancy Grasso at the Helm

April 24, 2018

Sunshine Home Health Services (www.sunshinecares.com), a CHAP accredited home care agency providing skilled nursing, home care and physical therapy services to patients in New Jersey and New York, expands to northeastern New Jersey with the opening of the Wyckoff office. In addition Nancy Grasso joins as Administrator of Sunshine’s New Jersey operations with the goal to increase ...