Hackensack Top Stories

June 21, 2021

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 ...

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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 ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - The Mayor and Council of Teterboro introduced an ordinance at its June meeting to ban cannabis businesses from operating in the borough. The introduction first reading of Ordinance #622 amends Chapter 185, Article IV, Section 8 (J) "to prohibit the operation of any class of ...

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HACKENSACK/LITTLE FERRY, NJ - In commemoration of Juneteenth, Bergen County will open historic Gethsemane Cemetery in Little Ferry to the public for self-guided tours on Saturday, June 19 from 1 to 4pm. The public viewing, which is being arranged by the County’s Division of Cultural & Historic ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities will be closed Friday, June 18. This is in observance of the state’s inaugural Juneteenth holiday, which is designated the third Friday in June. In Bergen County, there are two Inspection stations: Lodi and Paramus. There are ...

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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 noted that he was ending the moratorium on utility shutoffs as of July 1, 2021, but would extend a grace period will run through ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order ending the moratorium on utility shutoffs as of July 1, 2021. However, a grace period will run through December 31 which will protect customers facing shutoffs, he said during his Monday press conference. "This grace period is for customers ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Bergen County Tech finished 13th in the boys NJSIAA Group 4 Track Championships held over the weekend in Somerset.  The Knights finished the meet with 16.33 points behind meet champion Southern Regional High School, who captured the meet with 54 points. East Brunswick was second with ...

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HACKENSACK NJ - A 20 and 21-year-old male were swimming in Darlington Lake Thursday evening, according to the Bergen County Sheriff. Both were treated and one was transported to Valley Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The 21-year-old victim and male companion weren’t permitted to be in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Bergen Tech's Cole Goodman finished third in the triple and fellow Knight Jordan Nelson finished fourth in the High jump at the NJSIAA Group 4 Group Championships held Friday afternoon in Somerset.  The meet will conclude tomorrow with the second day of the events. Goodman jumped ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Officers of the Lyndhurst Police Department responded to a report of a carjacking Tues. June 8. A short time later, the motorist who made that call found himself arrested and charged in connection to a hit-and-run that took place a short time earlier.  On Tuesday, June 8, at ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Feed the Frontlines celebrated the conclusion of the widely successful campaign of the last year where the community gathered together to support local businesses and deliver 100,000 meals to those in need.  Feed the Frontlines was a joint effort of Health Barn, the New Jersey ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco Wednesday announced his selection of Thomas Duch to fill the positions of County Administrator and County Counsel. Duch will replace Julien X. Neals, who will vacate the positions prior to being sworn in as a federal judge. A former mayor and ...

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Beech-Nut Nutrition has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal, announced the company. The recall resulted from a routine sampling program from the production lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal which tested above the guidance level for ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Sheriff’s Officers arrested 14 individuals on numerous charges Tuesday, relating to criminal trespassing on to the property of the Bergen County Jail, obstructing government vehicles from entering and exiting the sally port for individuals being booked into the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen Community College will become one of the only community colleges in the country to offer a course in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer studies this fall, according to college officials. BCC has three campuses, with one in Hackensack. College officials, students, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensaack High School’s Andrew Cangialosi was named the Big North All Freedom League First Team in boys volleyball it was announced earlier in the month.  Cangialosi, a freshman, was second on the Comets in digs, with 108, while recording three service aces for Hackensack, who ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — Bergen County Senior Activity Centers, including the Hackensack center, have re-opened to the public as of Monday, June 7. Seniors must be pre-registered to attend activities at the 10 Bergen County Senior Activity Centers.  Activities include, but are not limited to; low impact ...

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Most New Jerseyans Support Requiring Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers; About Six in Ten Support Vaccine Passports and Employer- and College-Required Vaccinations NEW BRUSWICK, NJ — As vaccination rates increase and prospects of normal life return more than a year into the coronavirus ...

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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 180 new PCR cases reported and 43 antigen tests, with 6 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 888,927 positive PCR cases, 128,977 positive antigen cases, and ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - Hackensack’s Hassan Bailey captured the North 1, Group 4 discus with a throw of 158 feet, 9 ½ inches at Clifton High School on Saturday afternoon.  The Comets finished eighth overall in the boys team competition with 33 points.  Passaic County Tech captured the crown with 78 points, ...

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CLIFTON, NJ, - The Bergen Tech boys track team recorded a fifth place finish at the North 1, Group 4 Sectional Championships held at Clifton High School Friday and Saturday.  Passaic County Tech captured the boys division, defeating second place Ridgewood 78-75.  Montclair (69) and Mount Olive ...

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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 293 new PCR cases reported and 137 antigen tests, with 8 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 888,747 positive PCR cases, 128,948 positive antigen ...

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NORTHERN NEW JERSEY - The National Weather Service declared Sunday, June 6 an "Ozone Action Day." This air quality alert is for northern New Jersey including Eastern Passaic County, Bergen County, Hudson County, Essex County and Union County. Ozone levels are forecast to reach unhealthy ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Residents can get the COVID-19 vaccine at "Grateful for the Shot" on Saturday, June 5 at Redeemed Christian Church of God The King's Court on 81 Trinity Place in Hackensack from 1pm to 4pm. All persons 12 years and older can receive the Pfizer vaccine free of charge. Walk-in are ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Between 36% and 47% of New Jerseyans say they will “probably” or “definitely” not get vaccinated against COVID-19, with response rates varying depending on how the question is asked, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Among individuals reluctant to get vaccinated, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Friday afternoon. He also signed an executive order ending the public health emergency. There were 304 new PCR cases reported and 84 antigen tests, with 12 new deaths. Statewide, there ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has ended the state’s COVID-19 public health emergency after 15 months, but he will continue to keep his executive powers under 14 orders that will continue through the end of the year. “Today’s lifting of the COVID-19 public health emergency is a clear and ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee admitted stealing checks sent through the mail, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced on Thursday. Juan Torres, 28, of Hackensack, NJ, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty, charging him with one ...

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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 255 new PCR cases reported and 73 antigen tests, with 7 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 888,288 positive PCR cases, 128,756 positive antigen cases, and ...

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