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Bergen County News

August 8, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ – An obstetrics and gynecology practice is moving into 10 Forest Avenue, in the midst of other medical offices, accessible to Route 4, Route 17, Interstate 80 and the Garden State Parkway, according to commercial real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson. The OBGYN practice, MPV New ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Although Ridgewood local Audrey Fink has always loved art, she finally rediscovered her passion for it when she took the paints and brushes her daughter left behind and started painting. One might say it is never too late to do what you love, and Fink would probably agree as she ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is offering Monkeypox vaccines beginning today, Friday, July 29 to New Jersey at-risk residents. New Bridge joins Cooper University Hospital in Camden County as additional sites for residents without a confirmed exposure who believe they may have ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A lawsuit from a local business has halted the development of the proposed Shake Shack drive-thru restaurant in Hasbrouck Heights.  A legal complaint was filed on February 14, 2022, on behalf of 211 Route 17 LLC, the Starbucks on Route 17 South, against the Hasbrouck ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department responded to an early morning dumpster fire which had spread to a commercial truck and prevented it from entering a building in Teterboro. The call came in at 1:14 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26 for a fire at 375 North Street in Teterboro. Hasbrouck ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A water main break near Route 4 which occurred in the wee hours has affected water pressure throughout the area. Spring Valley Road between Trinity Court and Brookfield Avenue continue to be shut down due to a water main break, according to the Office of Emergency ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 10 p.m. this evening as rains and wind begin at 2:15 p.m. Rolling thunder and intensely darkening skies have been noticeable throughout the afternoon. Radio reports are warning about possible ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Height Police arrested a borough resident on multiple charges Friday afternoon in a incident at the shopping center along Route 17 South, between Henry Street and the jughandle u-turn. On July 15, at approximately 4:45pm, officers responded to 65 Rt 17 South, ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Ridgewood Water permitted energy provider Public Service Electric and Gas (PSEG) to conduct an audit surrounding electrical items. The results indicated lighting systems throughout 31 Ridgewood Water facilities in Glen Rock, Midland Park, Ridgewood, and Wyckoff are in need of ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Optimum will be opening two new stores in New Jersey, one in Paramus and one in Totowa, the first of 10 new stores slated to open in New Jersey as part of the company’s ongoing retail expansion.  “We are excited to invite customers into our new, interactive Optimum stores in ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A Fair Lawn student was part of a team that earned first place in a community college science competition. “Taking first place is definitely a fantastic feeling, but it couldn’t have been done without the research team that works at Bergen,” Bergen Community College student winner ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Suspected "human placenta and fetal membranes" have been discovered in the lake at Overpeck County Park, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella's Major Crimes Unit and the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the contents ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Residents may have seen white pickup trucks from the Alpharetta Police Department parked outside Hasbrouck Heights High School, along with Hasbrouck Heights Police vehicles. The Georgia police department is in Hasbrouck Heights to launch its nationwide recruitment ...

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TRENTON/LODI, NJ – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced a series of three successive railroad crossing rehabilitation projects in Lodi, near Hackensack University Medical Center. The first of three repairs will require the closure and detour of Essex Street this weekend.

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  A recent Hasbrouck Heights graduate planned and installed sensory hallways for students in both elementary schools during COVID-19 for his Eagle Scout project. And now he’s heading out for basic training in the United States Army. Brian Gaffney is a member of the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A parent objected to a "progressive" flag he characterized as "controversial" and "politically charged" hung at TJ Middle School. Parent Kurt Schwartz, a lifelong resident of the borough who has three children, said, "Some, maybe not all, parents may be uncomfortable discussing a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrests of three men on multiple charges in the death of a Lodi man in March 2022. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Giovanni Feliciano from Garfield, Jefersson Gonzalez and Elvis DeJesus both of ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The County of Bergen paid tribute to local military service members in a ceremony at One Bergen County Plaza in recognition of Military Appreciation Month on Friday, May 13. Declared by Congress in 1999, May was selected National Military Appreciation Month as a month-long ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - The Moonachie Police are asking for the public's help with an armed robbery in the parking lot at Teterboro Landing Thursday afternoon. The Moonachie Police Department received a 911 telephone call of a robbery in progress in the parking lot of Costco at Teterboro Landing on ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella and Chief Jason Love announced a county-wide plan to enhance security at houses of worship and schools in response to increasing acts of domestic terrorism across the country.  Law ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Bergen County Jail innate is facing charges for threatening a Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office employee and their family, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced.  Michael Strzelczyk, 40, originally from Wayne but incarcerated at Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, has ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco, III, the Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Human Services Division of Veterans Services are teaming up to host the 2022 Military Appreciation Month Ceremony on May 13. The event will take place at the Bergen County ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The black bear sighting noted by one of TAPinto's readers did not go unnoticed by police, although there is little they can do about it. On May 1, police said just after 8:30 a.m., the Glen Rock Police Department received several reports of a bear wandering through town. "The ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Academies has kept its spot as the third-best high school in New Jersey on the U.S. News Report’s ranking of the best high schools.  According to the U.S. News Report’s rankings, Bergen County Academies scored a 98% for students taking at least one AP exam, 96% for ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Bergen County Academies student will be honored at the YWCA of Northern New Jersey’s 2022 Racial Justice Awards for her activism in the community.  Laila Jeffries-El is a senior at the Hackensack-based school and is a co-founder of the Black & Latinx Student Organization ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Police arrested a Passaic County man in the early morning hours Monday on multiples charges after a motor vehicle accident following a burglary spree. On Monday, March 28, at 4:42 AM, Hasbrouck Heights Police Sergeant John Behr observed the aftermath of ...

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LITTLE FERRY, NJ - Authorities have made an arrest in the death of a Little Ferry woman Tuesday afternoon. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Angielly Dominguez, from Jacksonville, Florida, on charges of murder, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Federal judges in the Third Circuit of Appeals have upheld a previous decision, keeping Hackensack Meridian Health’s planned merger with Englewood Healthcare on pause.  According to the court’s decision, the planned merger would leave Hackensack Meridian controlling half of the ...

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LITTLE FERRY, NJ -  Local law enforcement officials are investigating a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Little Ferry. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Little Ferry Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred at Sand Hill Court in Little ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The county prosecutor has charged an Alabama man with sexually assaulting a teenager, in addition to storing a gun where the teen had access. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Elijah Hutchens, 18, of Huntsville, Alabama on charges of endangering the ...

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