Hackensack Top Stories

May 29, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Friday afternoon. There were 379 new PCR cases reported and 81 antigen tests, with 12 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 887,116 positive PCR cases, 128,518 positive antigen cases, and ...

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ROCHELLE PARK, NJ - The 13th state medical-use dispensary opened its doors last week on Route 17 north where employees of the facility welcomed visitors and answered questions. Deputy Mayor Gail Artola said she was on the Planning Board in 2019 when Ascend Wellness Holdings applied for the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Thursday afternoon. There were 340 new PCR cases reported and 99 antigen tests, with 14 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 886,902 positive PCR cases, 128,466 positive antigen cases, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) informed city officials they have now begun training air traffic controllers on the long-anticipated alternate flight pattern to Teterboro airport that the City Council and local residents have been fighting for over a decade.

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Wednesday afternoon. There were 352 new PCR cases reported and 99 antigen tests, with 25 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 886,585 positive PCR cases, 128,389 positive antigen ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A Lodi man, arrested in Paramus, was charged with false public alarm after he allegedly sent a threatening text message claiming an attack was set to take place in New York City. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Miguel A. Baez, Jr., 43, of Lodi on May ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Tuesday afternoon. There were 423 new PCR cases reported and 109 antigen tests, with 24 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 886,271 positive PCR cases, 128,308 positive antigen cases, and ...

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LODI, NJ - Five men were charged in the death of a Fair Lawn man in the wee hours of Saturday morning after an altercation left the victim lying in the southern lane of Route 17, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. The victim was subsequently struck and killed by a car. Bergen ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on during his Monday afternoon press conference where he also made a major announcement about mask mandates and other safety protocols ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. There were 260 new ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton held a graduation ceremony for the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Canine Training Academy. Basic Patrol Class 201-01 and Basic Scent Class 21-01 consisted of Bergen County Sheriff’s Officers, as well as officers from Warren Township and ...

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OLD TAPPAN, NJ -  Hassan Bailey was the highlight of the weekend for Hackensack at Bergen County Championships for the Hackensack Track team Friday and Saturday at Old Tappan High School. The Hackensack boys team finished, with an eight place finish, with 28 points.  Ridgewood finished first, ...

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OLD TAPPAN, NJ - Bergen Tech’s Jordan Nelson led the Knights boys track to a third place at the Gene Littler Bergen County Championships, held Friday and Saturday at Old Tappan High School.   Nelson captured first place in both the 110 meter high hurdles and the high jump to score 20 of the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Sunday afternoon.  There were 378 new PCR cases reported and 48 antigen tests, with 7 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 885,907 positive PCR cases, 128,181 positive antigen cases, and ...

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TRENTON — No seatbelt? “No excuses,” according to New Jersey state officials who are ramping up seat belt checks beginning May 24 through June 6.  That means any motor vehicle passenger caught without a seatbelt starting Monday will be issued a citation by local, county and state law agencies.

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LODI, NJ - Local authorities are investigating a fatal accident that occurred in the early morning hours on Saturday, May 22 in Lodi. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Satuday afternoon.  There were 511 new PCR cases reported and 91 antigen tests, with 16 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 885,632 positive PCR cases, 128,155 positive antigen cases, and ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Four individuals were arrested on May 4, for allegedly receiving stolen property.  According to the Hawthorne Police Department, officers were conducting their patrols and identified a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck that had been reported as stolen from Fair Lawn that same ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Friday afternoon.  There were 698 new PCR cases reported and 130 antigen tests, with 17 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 885,291 positive PCR cases, 128,118 positive antigen cases, and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Thursday afternoon.  There were 513 new PCR cases reported and 146 antigen tests, with 25 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 884,689 positive PCR cases, 128,068 positive antigen ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The official ceremonial flag of the reimagined Donate Life Transplant Games made its first promotional signing tour stop at American Dream on May 4 to promote the Games and highlight the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation. Hundreds of supporters stopped by to sign ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey utility customers struggling to pay bills during the COVID-19 pandemic benefited from a temporary statewide law preventing essential utilities from being disconnected. But that moratorium on utility shutoffs ends June 30 when an executive order called by New Jersey Gov.

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - On Monday New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy lifted requirements to wear mask at outdoor events, caveated by saying that local officials could still enforce their own rules.  On Tuesday, the NJSIAA did the same for high school sports events. NJSIAAA Executive No. Order 241 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Wednesday afternoon. He also announced the latest programs to encourage residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine. There were 504 new PCR cases reported and 122 antigen tests, with 21 new ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey is now offering more incentives for unvaccinated people to get their shots, including free wine, free access to state beaches, and a chance to dine with the governor and first lady of the state. During his press briefing held at Island Beach State Park, Gov. Phil Murphy ...

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Trenton, N.J.—May 18, 2021—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) and the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) today announced that May 17-21 is “Utility Assistance Week,” dedicated to increasing residents’ awareness of the various programs available to support those who have fallen ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Tuesday afternoon. There were 578 new PCR cases reported and 130 antigen tests, with 24 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 883,825 positive PCR cases, 127,927 positive antigen ...

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If buildings are open for in-person instruction, parents or guardians will not be able to opt-out of in-person instruction. NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy today announced that upon the conclusion of this school year, schools will be required to provide full-day, in-person instruction, as they ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on during his Monday afternoon press conference where he also announced the return to all in-school instruction for the 2021-2022 school year.  There were 490 new PCR cases reported and ...

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WASHINGTON, DC — K-12 schools in the United States should continue to use masks for the remainder of 2020-2021 academic year as all students will not be vaccinated yet, this according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance issued Sat. May 15.  In the latest update, the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Sunday afternoon. There were 559 new PCR cases reported and 97 antigen tests, with 9 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 882,973 positive PCR cases, 127,786 positive antigen cases, and ...

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