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Love is in the Air as Couples Tie the Knot at Clerk's Office

February 14, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Love was in the air today, as almost a dozen couples from all over Bergen County came to the Office of the County Clerk to tie the knot.

Bride, Gloria Gallego, came from Texas to marry Alexander Gutierrez, though she said she may make him move down there with her.

Clerk John Hogan estimated that he married 760 couples in 2018, after marrying 730 the year ...

Bergen County Partners with New Jersey Hearing Aid Project

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The County of Bergen announced today that it is partnering with the New Jersey Department of Human Services to help provide free refurbished hearing aids to qualified low-income seniors.

The New Jersey Hearing Aid Project provides free refurbished hearing aids for eligible older New Jersey resident with low incomes. The project is collaboration between the Department of Human ...

Bergen County Seeks Volunteers for a Regional Team to Respond to Domestic Violence at Police Departments

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Department of Human Services, Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence (BCDHS/ADV) is currently recruiting volunteers for a regional team that will respond to victims of domestic violence at police departments located in Bergen County municipalities.  Volunteers from the community are trained to offer necessary information and referrals to victims at a ...

Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency, Hackensack Schools Closed Tuesday

February 12, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Earlier on Monday, Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning tonight at midnight ahead of the winter storm, which is expected to start tonight and continue throughout the day Tuesday. Executive Order No. 55 declares a state of emergency across all 21 counties in New Jersey, allowing resources to be deployed throughout the state ...

African American Spirituals at HACPAC

February 17, 2019

HACKENSACK. NJ -- The History of African American Spirituals will be performed this Wednesday at Hackensack Performing Arts Center.

US Spokesman Calvin Earl ensured the destiny of the African American spiritual would forever be included as part of American history when he succeeded in submitting legislation and then moved the US Congress in 2007 to a unanimous vote to recognize the African ...

Lady Writes the Blues on Tuesday

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Performing Arts Center will present “Lady Writes the Blues: The Story of Rose Marie McCoy” this coming Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. 

Rose Marie McCoy left a tin-top shack in Arkansas to move to New York with the hope of making it big as a singer. Though she had some success on the Chitlin Circuit, it was as a songwriter that she would achieve fame and ...

HACPAC Hosting Musical Performance this Saturday

HACKENSACK, NJ -- “A Night of Music with Dreena” will be held at Hackensack Performing Arts Center this Saturday at 8 p.m.

Drawing inspiration from the queens of jazz and soul, Dreena mixes soaring vocals with a modern, vibrant style all her own. Influenced by artists that range from Nina Simone and Aretha Franklin to Lorde and Beyoncé, the Jersey-based songstress weaves ...

Driving Tips for the Afternoon Commute from AAA Northeast

February 12, 2019

NJ - Today's State of Emergency may have gotten off to a slow start, but at the lunch hour, Northern NJ was already experiencing snow, sleet, freezing rain, or a combination of all three. Roads, as predicted, are slick.

AAA Northeast offers driving tips for those who find themselves out and about today, and face the evening communte later.  

Take the time to make sure ...

Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency, Hackensack Schools Closed Tuesday

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Earlier on Monday, Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning tonight at midnight ahead of the winter storm, which is expected to start tonight and continue throughout the day Tuesday. Executive Order No. 55 declares a state of emergency across all 21 counties in New Jersey, allowing resources to be deployed throughout the state ...

Bergen County Partners with New Jersey Hearing Aid Project

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The County of Bergen announced today that it is partnering with the New Jersey Department of Human Services to help provide free refurbished hearing aids to qualified low-income seniors.

The New Jersey Hearing Aid Project provides free refurbished hearing aids for eligible older New Jersey resident with low incomes. The project is collaboration between the Department of Human ...

Rutgers University Student Diagnosed With Meningitis

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University student has been diagnosed with meningitis, and the university has sent a message to other students about steps to take as a precaution.

The student with the disease was hospitalized Monday is receiving treatment and is recovering, Dr. Melodee Lasky, University Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness said in an email sent to students on ...

Hackensack Officials Will Oppose Judge’s Non-Binding Recommendation to Reinstate Officers Involved in Evidence Tampering Incident

February 11, 2019

HACKENSACK, N.J. — City officials will be immediately demanding that the New Jersey Civil Service Commission reject an administrative law judge’s non-binding recommendation that five former Hackensack Police Officers she found had engaged in evidence tampering and an illegal warrantless search of a residence only receive lengthy suspensions, rather than be terminated from the ...

Love is in the Air as Couples Tie the Knot at Clerk's Office

February 14, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Love was in the air today, as almost a dozen couples from all over Bergen County came to the Office of the County Clerk to tie the knot.

Bride, Gloria Gallego, came from Texas to marry Alexander Gutierrez, though she said she may make him move down there with her.

Clerk John Hogan estimated that he married 760 couples in 2018, after marrying 730 the year ...

Bergen County Partners with New Jersey Hearing Aid Project

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The County of Bergen announced today that it is partnering with the New Jersey Department of Human Services to help provide free refurbished hearing aids to qualified low-income seniors.

The New Jersey Hearing Aid Project provides free refurbished hearing aids for eligible older New Jersey resident with low incomes. The project is collaboration between the Department of Human ...

Bergen County Seeks Volunteers for a Regional Team to Respond to Domestic Violence at Police Departments

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Department of Human Services, Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence (BCDHS/ADV) is currently recruiting volunteers for a regional team that will respond to victims of domestic violence at police departments located in Bergen County municipalities.  Volunteers from the community are trained to offer necessary information and referrals to victims at a ...

Theodore McCarrick, Former Archbishop of Newark, Removed from Ministry by Pope Francis

February 18, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- The Vatican announced on Saturday that Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, formerly the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, has been defrocked. It is believed to be the first time an American archbishop has been removed from the ministry following accusations of sexual abuse. 

According to the Catholic Standard, The Vatican announced that the 88-year-old ...

Hackensack Officials Will Oppose Judge’s Non-Binding Recommendation to Reinstate Officers Involved in Evidence Tampering Incident

HACKENSACK, N.J. — City officials will be immediately demanding that the New Jersey Civil Service Commission reject an administrative law judge’s non-binding recommendation that five former Hackensack Police Officers she found had engaged in evidence tampering and an illegal warrantless search of a residence only receive lengthy suspensions, rather than be terminated from the ...

Bergen County Seeks Volunteers for a Regional Team to Respond to Domestic Violence at Police Departments

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Department of Human Services, Division of Alternatives to Domestic Violence (BCDHS/ADV) is currently recruiting volunteers for a regional team that will respond to victims of domestic violence at police departments located in Bergen County municipalities.  Volunteers from the community are trained to offer necessary information and referrals to victims at a ...

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Fact or Fiction? The truth about fire sprinklers and how they really do save lives and property

February 13, 2019

In 2018, an average of one person died each week – a total of 52 people – as the result of residential fires in New Jersey.  These fires occurred in single family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, condos and townhouses. 

The one thing that all these homes had in common was that none of them were equipped with fire sprinkler systems.

“When fire sprinklers are ...