Hackensack Top Stories

September 4, 2019

HACKENSACK– Hackensack University Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Hackensack Meridian Health, is transforming its campus with the construction of a new, state-of-the-art patient pavilion along Second Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. With a gross square footage of 530,000 sq. ft., ...

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PARAMUS – The Care Plus Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports the innovative and life-changing programs and services of Care Plus NJ, Inc. will be holding its eighth annual “Golfers Give Back” charitable Golf Outing on Mon., Sept. 16 at White Beeches Country Club in ...

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BERGEN COUNTY- The Simon Wiesenthal Center recently honored Bergen County Clerk, John S. Hogan with its “Heroes for Tolerance” award at a pre-game ceremony at the Yankee Stadium.  In presenting the award to Hogan, Michael D. Cohen, Eastern Director of the Wiesenthal Center and Englewood Council ...

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NEW JERSEY - The last hooray of summer bliss... Labor Day was always a special time that I spent camping in the Catskills.  There's nothing like sleeping in a Coleman tent with your family to appreciate the sounds of crickets and the smell of campfires crackling.  And depending on the ...

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ORLANDO, FL – A vacationing New Jersey state trooper saved a girl from drowning in Florida last week, NJ State Police reported. While vacationing in Florida on Aug. 23, Trooper I Charles Travis was near a resort swimming pool when he heard someone calling for help. Travis entered the pool, ...

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  PARAMUS- Thomas Ciszak, Chef and Partner of Chakra, announced that the restaurant closed and served its last dinner on Aug. 31. For 15 years and under Chef Ciszak's direction since 2010, Chakra has been a soaring, ...

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HACKENSACK- The Hackensack OEM located on 205 State Street announced that both Splash Parks are closed due to the inclement weather. For Non-emergencies call 201-518-9100.

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Bergen County - Residents are reminded to monitor Hurricane Dorian which is currently off the coast of Florida. This category 5 hurricane is expected to move north along the eastern seaboard over the next several days. Please stay tuned to your local weather station for updated forecasts according ...

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PARAMUS – Gallery Bergen, the art exhibition space of Bergen Community College, in collaboration with the Korean Community Center of Tenafly will open “NJSeoul: New Art from the Korean Diaspora” next month at the institution’s main campus. A free opening reception will take place Thursday, Sept. 12 ...

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NEW JERSEY - As Hurricane Dorian approaches the Atlantic Coast for the holiday weekend according to SafeSmartLiving.now has some safety tips to share with you before preparing for the holiday weekend. Before a Hurricane, know if you live in a flood-prone or evacuation area.  Have a safety plan ...

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Hackensack resident arrested after investigation by Hackensack Police Narcotics By: Sonia Balash Owchariw HACKENSACK- David Hamblin, a 56 year old male, was placed under arrest on Aug. 23. Hackensack Police Narcotics Bureau, executed a court authorized search warrant after an investigation ...

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HACKENSACK NJ - Celebrating its 19th year, this year’s Hackensack Youth Academy class has 65 registered students. The Hackensack Police Youth Academy started on Monday morning with a the flag salute at 8:30 a.m. at Nellie K Parker School located at 261 Maple Hill Drive. "For 19 years, the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- Data firm Niche has recently released comprehensive rankings of the top school districts in New Jersey, using a detailed formula that incorporates data from the U.S. Department of Education, test scores, survey responses from students and parents, and other sources.  Schools in ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- After almost two years of renovations, Mayor John Labrosse and the entire Hackensack City Council held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the new and improved Mellone and Mariniello Recreation Center on Monday. The so-called "M&M" building was built in the 1970's thanks to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – After an 11-month investigation, authorities arrested three men in connection with a series of robberies around Bergen County over the last year. Jabri Moore, 21, of Cliffside Park, Jamaris Gray, 20, of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Jaylen Nichols, 19, of the Bronx  and a 17-year-old were ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – After the air conditioning system at Bergen County Jail malfunctioned Friday evening in the midst of a heat wave hitting northern New Jersey, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office said the units were restored within a few hours. In a statement posted on Facebook Saturday morning, ...

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Updated at 3:35 p.m. WESTFIELD, NJ — The fiancé of the Westfield High School principal who died from complications following his bone marrow donation to a stranger has sued the hospital at which he gave the donation and an anesthesiologist who oversaw his care.  The lawsuit filed in Superior ...

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One in Four Households Have a Member Who Has Taken Prescription Pain Relievers In Past Year NEW BRUNSWICK and MADISON, NJ – Nearly 85% of all respondents believe use of prescribed and illegal opioid drugs is a “very” (67%) or “somewhat” (28%) serious problem in New Jersey, according to a ...

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CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA -- In July of 1969, the United States famously sent three astronauts to the moon. The Kennedy Space Center is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with added events and features that makes this year a very special time to visit Florida’s Space ...

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This article is the fifth in a series pertaining to a change in distribution of grant funds received by the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS) that was approved on June 27.  You can read parts 1, 2, 3, 4 here.. HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The change in the formula that BCCLS uses to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi, whose tenure at the 253-year-old school has been marked by unprecedented successes as well as setbacks, will step down after the 2019-20 school year. Barchi's pending departure was confirmed to TAPinto New Brunswick by a source familiar with ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 20-year-old Hackensack was arrested on Saturday in connection with one of three shootings, two in the same area, that took place just hours apart earlier in the day. According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, Nazir Carter has ...

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