Hackensack News

October 21, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Area schools, environmental groups, artists and art overs are invited to see the work of Ruth Bauer Neustadter, a local mixed-media artist, social and political activist, who has produced a large number of paintings that encourage discussion of the many environmental issues we ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen Community College, No. 1 in New Jersey for associate degree graduates, will host an open house for prospective students and their families Thursday, Nov. 1 from 3 to 7 p.m. at its main campus at 400 Paramus Road. To RSVP, visit bergen.edu/openhouse or email ...

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ASBURY PARK, N.J. – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Josh Gottheimer joined LGBTQ leaders, elected officials, and members of the community at Garden State Equality’s 9th-Annual Equality Walk in Asbury Park. There Garden State Equality’s Executive Director Christian Fuscarino ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- During Tuesday night's Hackensack City Council meeting, a number of action items were voted on, and a number of new items were floated around that may be voted on in the next month. Here is TAPinto Hackensack's exclusive meeting roundup: Bond will bring improvements to ...

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Oct. 16, 2018– Just weeks ahead of the midterm elections in New Jersey, immigration policy has emerged as a top issue for voters. While the political rhetoric on immigration may overlook important nuances about the complexity of this issue, it remains critical for the public to understand the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- “Other Desert Cities,” the hit Broadway play will be coming to the Hackensack Performing Arts Center with three shows this weekend and three more next weekend. Written by Jon Robin Baitz, the play debuted off-Broadway in 2011, transferring to Broadway later that year, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ-- Bergen County residents who are not registered to vote have until Tuesday, October 16 to register in time for the upcoming General Election and School Board Election on Tuesday, November 6. Register to vote by completing a registration application form at the Bergen County ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday to celebrate the new playground at Foschini Park, which opened in August. Mayor John Labrosse, Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino, Deputy Mayor David Sims, Councilwoman Stephanie Von Rudenborg, Director of Redevelopment Albert Dib and ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- Sisters Shatanya Shaw and Shama Elliot opened Blossom Dance Studio in 2006 with hopes of bringing their passion and joy of dance to Hackensack community. Their new businesses was successful but just two years later the sister noticed enrollment began to drop, primarily ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of reality television’s “Jersey Shore” has been sentenced to eight months in prison for violating federal tax laws, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey. Sorrentino also was ordered Friday, October 5 by U.S. District ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Bergen County Prosecutor's office has announced the arrest of 43-year-old South Hackensack resident Shane W. O'Connor on the charge of Possession Of Child Pornography. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the BCPO's office under the direction of Chief ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — The Hackensack Board of Education will present plans for renovations to multiple city schools at Wednesday night’s Planning Board meeting. The project has a projected total cost of $165 million. The public is invited to hear this presentation and ask any questions they may ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Mayor John Labrosse was presented the Christopher Columbus Distinguished Community Service Award by UNICO’s Hackensack Chapter during a ceremony at Columbus Park Saturday. Following the Presentation of Colors from Hackensack HCOP Honor Guard and a performance from Hackensack ...

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Indigenous Peoples' Day occurs every year on the second Monday of October, a day traditionally celebrated as Columbus Day, but in recent years have shifted focus to illuminate the experiences of Native Americans and Indigenous People, who were nearly exterminated in parts of what was known as "the ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – Earlier today, Bergen County celebrated Italian-American Heritage Month with a flag raising and cultural celebration.  Of the nearly one million people who call Bergen County home, nearly 200,000 are of Italian descent, more than any other heritage or ancestry. This afternoon’s ...

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This week, Governor Phil Murphy authorized a pilot program that will provide "last-dollar" Community College Opportunity Grants to students enrolled at least half time in 13 community colleges, including Bergen Community. The funding kicks in during the Spring 2019 semester.  “Today we are ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- The 54th Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show and Concert is scheduled for Saturday, October 13th from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Van Saun County Park in Paramus, N.J.  It will be held in Lot 4, area F. The rain date is Sunday, October 14th.  More than 100 adult visual artists ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Democratic and Republican parties have selected the two candidates they will run to replace disgraced ex-Sheriff Michael Saudino. Anthony Cureton, the Bergen County NAACP president and a former Englewood police officer, will run as the Democratic nominee while Republicans ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Performing Arts Center kicks off its second annual "PAC the House" series this week as John Pizzarelli takes the stage at 8 p.m. on Friday. The son of legendary guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, jazz guitarist and vocalist John Pizzarelli was performing with Les Paul, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Health said any person who was in Newark Liberty International Airport on Sept. 28, 2018, between 5:30 and 10:30 a.m. may have been exposed to measles. Someone flying from Tel Aviv in Israel had the highly contagious infection and arrived in Terminal B ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ The Hackensack Main Street Business Alliance and the City of Hackensack are excited to announce the latest group of musical artists to participate in second annual “PAC the House” series at the Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC). Tickets for the performances range from $35 to ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Hackensack Police Department met had an unexpected visitor to their “Coffee with a Cop” this morning. Knicks Power Forward and Center Kristaps Porzingis was grabbing his morning cup of Joe at the Starbucks on Essex Street when he stopped to pose for a picture with Officer ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- At last Tuesday's meeting the Hackensack Mayor and Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will bring special law enforcement officers into all city schools. In response to the growing number of mass shootings throughout the country - often taking place at schools - ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A special election will be held next month to replace former Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino who stepped down after audio recordings surfaced of him making racist and xenophobic comments. Saudino and his four undersheriffs submitted their letters of resignation on Sept.

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- At this Tuesday's meeting, the Hackensack City Council discussed and voted on several important public safety measures, including: Fire Department Grant From Homeland Security Council voted unanimously to approve an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) for the Hackensack ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual Gala honoring 2018’s Distinguished Citizens Awards recipients - Dr. Omar Baker of Riverside Medical Group and Toyota of Hackensack’s Frank Holtham. Mayor John Labrosse, Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino, City Manager ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Today, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and leaders from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School announced that the medical school has assumed operation of the Bergen County Medical Examiner’s Office, commencing an innovative new partnership announced earlier this year. The first ...

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PATERSON, N.J. -- A South Hackensack man with no formal dental training is accused of wrongfully installing braces on a teenage girl at his wife’s dental practice, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes announced. Oscar Guevara, an X-Ray technician at Allure Dental in both Passaic and Teaneck, ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — Mayor John Labrosse delivered opening remarks at the City’s first annual Redevelopment Summit at the Hackensack Performing Arts Center Thursday as a number of panelists addressed the audience and answered questions about the downtown renaissance occurring in Hackensack. “This ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- An Ecuadoran national living in Hackensack has been arrested and charged sexual assaulting a 16-year-old girl.  The Hackensack Police Department responded to a call for assistance on Friday afternoon. Upon arrival, officers learned that 41-year-old Hugo Remache had engaged in ...

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