Hackensack Top Stories

May 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Saturday afternoon. There were 847 new PCR cases reported and 140 antigen tests, with 21 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 882,750 positive PCR cases, 127,740 positive antigen ...

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NEW JERSEY — The community is being alerted to a nationwide safety recall of certain Kidde smoke detectors for failing to sound off during smoke conditions or a fire. The Consumer Product Safety Commission on May 6 announced the recall of some 225,000 Kidde smoke and combination smoke/carbon ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — The Pfizer vaccine opened to children 12 – 15 in New Jersey Wednesday night, state health officials said. The state Health Department in a statement said that following federal authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children in that age range, it is allowing the vaccine to ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Thursday. There were 820 new PCR cases reported and 194 antigen tests, with 26 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 881,991 positive PCR cases, 127,530 positive antigen cases, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Time is running out for residents to register for the June 2021 primary election.  Tuesday, May 18 is the last day for residents to register to vote for the June 8 Primary Election in the State of New Jersey, according to Bergen County Deputy Superintendent of Elections Theresa ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Wednesday afternoon press briefing. There were 925 new PCR cases reported and 242 antigen tests, with 33 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 881,635 positive PCR cases, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The slate lead by Mayor John Labrosse won big over two other slates in Tuesday's Hackensack election, according to unofficial results at 10 p.m. from the Hackensack City Clerk's Office. Labrosse, along with Deputy Mayor Kathleen Canestrino, Council members Leonardo Battaglia and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Tuesday. There were 858 new PCR cases reported and 169 antigen tests, with 31 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 881,171 positive PCR cases, 127,436 positive antigen cases, and ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Nelson Fabian Padilla of Hackensack was arrested on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault by Sexual Contact and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella.  On Wednesday, May 5, the Division of Child Protection and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Monday afternoon press briefing where he announced the state will begin releasing vaccine data by municipality.  There were 459 new PCR cases reported and 106 antigen tests, with ...

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RIVER DELL, NJ - A strong showing from the Hackensack boys discus and shot put teams was the highlight for the Comets track team at the 2021 Jack Yockers Bergen County Relays held Friday and Saturday at River Dell High School.  In the overall standings, in the Comets finished seventh with 37 ...

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ORADELL, NJ  - Three second place relay finishes led the Bergen Tech boys track team to a fifth place finish in the Jack Yockers Bergen County Relays Friday and Saturday at River Dell High School.   In the overall standings, the Knights finished in a tie with Fair Lawn for fifth place with 42 ...

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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 673 new PCR cases reported and 152 antigen tests, with 13 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 880,560 positive PCR cases, 127,334 positive antigen cases, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The County of Bergen is teaming up with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center to host five regional mobile COVID-19 testing and vaccination locations for the month of May. The collaborative effort brings equitable vaccine access to communities across Bergen County. Tuesday, May 11 ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Saturday afternoon. There were 1,030 new PCR cases reported and 217 antigen tests, with 24 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 880,307 positive PCR cases, 127,248 positive antigen ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Hackensack Mayor John Labrosse and the City Council joined acting City Manager Thomas Freeman, members of the Main Street Alliance, local business owners and others for a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday afternoon commemorating the first time that the entire length of Main Street ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ  – Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Friday afternoon. There were 1,317 new PCR cases reported and 243 antigen tests, with 29 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 879,812 positive PCR cases, 127,093 positive antigen ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - As part of state officials' efforts to encourage more residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine, New Jersey launched the “Shot and a Beer” program, which began this month in partnership with the Brewer's Guild of New Jersey, the Governor's Office and the Department of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Thursday afternoon. There were 1,564 new PCR cases reported and 521 antigen tests, with 34 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 878,892 positive PCR cases, 127,046 positive antigen ...

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State is spending $50 million to reach out, including calls to 260,000 people urging them to get vaccinated This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Wednesday afternoon press briefing. There were 1,309 new PCR cases reported and 1700 antigen tests, with 34 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 877,814 positive PCR cases, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the promotion of Deputy Chief Jason Love to Chief of Detectives. Chief Love was sworn in during a private ceremony with his family on Monday, May 3.   In his 25-year career with the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, Love ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around New Jersey on Tuesday afternoon. There were 1,208 new PCR cases reported and 297 antigen tests, with 45 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 876,925 positive PCR cases, 125,072 positive antigen cases, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ  - The City of Hackensack has canceled both meetings scheduled for Tuesday, May 4. The Committee of the Whole Meeting of the City Council of Hackensack scheduled for Tuesday, May 4, at 5:00 P.M. is canceled. In addition, the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around New Jersey during his Monday afternoon press briefing where he also announced the lifting of restrictions on restaurants and gatherings in the coming days. There were 880 new PCR cases reported and 1,077 antigen ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around New Jersey on Sunday afternoon. There were 1,048 new PCR cases reported and 238 antigen tests, with 19 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 875,277 positive PCR cases, 124,733 positive antigen cases, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Hackensack Boys track team recorded a fourth place team finish in at the Comet Relays held at Hackensack High School on Saturday.  The host school finished behind meet champion Hasbrouck Heights, Ramapo and Bergen Academy in standings. The top scorers for the Comets was the ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Passaic Valley rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeated Bergen Tech, 9-8, Friday afternoon at Passaic Valley High School in Little Falls.  Passaic Valley’s Austin West’s single with the bases loaded lifted the Hornets to the victory. Bergen Tech had led ...

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