Hackensack Top Stories

July 13, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during this Monday afternoon press conference. There were 227 new PCR cases reported and 65 antigen tests, with 20 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 895,552 positive PCR cases, ...

Read more »

ROXBURY, NJ — A Roxbury man, accompanied by a Paterson woman, robbed a Leonia resident who was beaten and knocked-out with a drug on June 27, according to police. The man, Emin Goroveci, 35, of 12 Righter Road, Succasunna, faces charges of first-degree robbery, third-degree theft and ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program (ERAP) is still open for county residents to apply, which started on June 14, 2021. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 23, 2021. . The program provides financial relief for Bergen County residents unable ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, NJ - A 31-year-old Lodi man was arrested Thursday after a "months-long Internet child pornography investigation," according to the Bergen County prosecutor. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Michael Caruso on charges of distribution and possession of child ...

Read more »

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Severe thunderstorms moved through Bergen County on Thursday afternoon, causing flooding on main and local streets. The National Weather Service had issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning and Flash Flood Warning for the area. Storms began at 2 p.m., with thunder, lighting and ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ. – Bergen County officials announced the return of the Bergen County Music and Movies in the Park Summer Series in parks throughout the county this summer. The series will feature 26 events at five locations across Bergen County beginning on July 8. All concerts and movies are ...

Read more »

TETERBORO/TRENTON, NJ - A museum in Teterboro for fans of planes, history, and aviation received a state grant. The Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey in Teterboro was awarded a grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission. It was one of 46 grantees to receive a share of $230,000 ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ - Severe storms pushed through the region late Tuesday afternoon and evening downing trees and wires in Hackensack. The National Weather Service had forecast an isolated strong thunderstorm moving through southern Bergen County, with winds upwards of 40 mph. Trees along Arcadia ...

Read more »

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — It could feel as hot as 102 degrees on Tuesday, the National Weather Service predicts. A heat advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the highest temperatures and heat indices between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., the weather service said. The National Weather Service ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Monday afternoon. There were 137 new PCR cases reported and 51 antigen tests, with 4 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 893,890 positive PCR cases, 130,421 positive antigen cases, and ...

Read more »

PARAMUS, NJ — Provisions requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the effectiveness of three-point seatbelts on school busses passed in Congress today with bipartisan support.  The legislation was initially introduced to Congress as part of the SECURES Act by Representative Josh ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ – June 25, 2021 – The Diabetes Foundation was awarded a Major Grant for $15,000 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support the Diabetes is Hard. Getting Help Shouldn’t Be: Hispanic/Latinx Community Engagement initiative. The Diabetes Foundation was selected to receive the grant ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The City of Hackensack held its City Council Reorganization Meeting and Installation Ceremony Thursday, July 1, at the Hackensack Performing Arts Center as John Labrosse, Kathy Canestrino, Leonardo Battaglia, Stephanie Von Rudenborg and Gerard Carroll were sworn-in to four year ...

Read more »

TETERBORO/HACKENSACK, NJ --  Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) informed City of Hackensack officials that the new flight pattern to Teterboro Airport began on Thursday, July 1 at 5 AM. The long-awaited change in the flight pattern comes after nearly a decade of advocacy from ...

Read more »

ELIZABETH, NJ — A 9-foot-tall bronze replica of the Statue of Liberty, referred to as Little Lady Liberty arrived in Elizabeth Wednesday to spend Independence Day weekend with her sister statue.  "The City of Elizabeth was proud to play a role in the arrival of the Sister Statue of Liberty at ...

Read more »

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 announcment from Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco. This includes the Wibit Splash Zone water obstacle course, which is available to individuals above 39 ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen Tech hurdlers Jordan Nelson and David Kriz were named to the Bergen County Coaches Association First Team announced recently.  The Knights 4  x 800 relay team was granted Second Team honors. Nelson finished second in the Group 4 state meet, qualifying for the State Meet ...

Read more »

NEW YORK, NY - While the region continues to swelter, the National Weather Service (NWS) indicates that the heat advisory will extend into Wednesday. According to the NWS, "A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on during his Monday afternoon press conference. There were 105 new PCR cases reported and 47 antigen tests, with 4 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 892,713 positive PCR cases, ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ- Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Garry J. Rucker, Jr., of Hackensack on sexual assault charges. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Hackensack ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ - The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation will hold the webinar, Improving Food Security Through Gardening, on Wednesday, June 30 at 6:00 p.m.  The public will learn what they can do personally in their own gardens, locally, and regionally to address food insecurity.  The ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Bergen County until 8 p.m. Monday night. Heat index values will be up to 95 to 100 degrees on Sunday, and up to 104 on Monday. The hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses. The Hackensack Office of ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ -  Ryan McVey of Hackensack, NJ, was arrested on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella.  The arrest resulted from an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief ...

Read more »

Changes to Eligibility Will Help Thousands of Utility Customers Behind on Their Utility Bills Trenton, N.J.—June 24, 2021—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities today approved changes to the Universal Service Fund (USF) program to provide relief to more New Jerseyans who have been unable to ...

Read more »

College Affordability Package Includes Free Tuition at Four-Year Institutions under the Garden State Guarantee, New College Savings Programs, and a State Savings Match for Lower-Income Residents TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Stephen Sweeney, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin ...

Read more »

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When Keisha Miller looks around South Orange Public Library, she sees more than books. Beyond the stacks and shelves, the chairs and tables, the town’s teen librarian and volunteer coordinator and the state’s 2021 Librarian of the Year sees community. “Libraries are not ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ - The domination that the Bergen Tech boys tennis team showed on the court this season was rewarded when the Big North announced it All-Liberty Team last week. The Knights won the Liberty regular season title, going 4-0, and finished the regular season with a 16-3 overall ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on during his Monday afternoon press conference. There were 126 new PCR cases reported and 42 antigen tests, with 3 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 891,483 positive PCR cases, ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ - Six members of the Bergen Tech boys track team were named to Big North All-Liberty First Team which was announced last week. They will be joined on the All League by three more individuals, as well the 4 x 400 relay team David Driz (400 meters, Relay), Jordan Nelson (100 high ...

Read more »

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Four members of the Bergen Tech boys track competed in the NJSIAA Meet Of Champions at Frank Jost Field in South Plainfield.   Cole Goodman was the top finisher for the Knights, finishing sixth in the triple jump, leaping 45 feet, 8.5 inches.   Jordan Nelson, qualified in ...

Read more »