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Mayor, Council Praise Passage of Open Space Referendum

November 7, 2018

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Hackensack voters approved an Open Space Referendum by a margin on more than 2 to 1 yesterday, meaning funds will be allotted for the purchase and maintenance of properties dedicated to open space, recreation and historic preservation. A total of 4,752 voted Yes while 2,175 voted against it.

“Children, as well as adults, deserve this for all of our futures ...

Bergen County Election Results: DeLorenzo Loses Sheriff's Race

HACKENSACK, NJ - With 98 percent of the precincts reporting in, it appears that Hasbrouck Heights Mayor Jack DeLorenzo’s bid to become Bergen County Sheriff will fall short. Democrat Anthony Cureton of Englewood, a former police officer and current president of the Bergen County Chapter of the NAACP, defeated DeLorenzo, capturing 53 percent of the vote.

The special election was required ...

Hasbrouck Heights Police Chief Colaneri Says No Politics Behind Removal of Campaign Signs

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- After TAPinto Hackensack obtained video of a Hasbrouck Height police officer removing political signs that were stuck in the ground around at the corner of Route 17 and Franklin Avenue, our affiliate TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights contacted the town Police Chief Michael Colaneri Sr., who claimed this was standard practice.

The Borough of Hasbrouck ...

Video of Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Removing Political Lawn Signs Emerges

A recent video taken late on Monday October 29th depicts an on duty Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer removing Democratic political lawn signs on Route 17 South by the Franklin Street off ramp. 

It is common during election season for political signs to be placed upon highly traved rightaways. 

The current Mayor of Hasbrouck Heights, Jack Delorenzo, is a candidate for Bergen County ...

Mayor, Council Urge Residents to Vote on Open Space Referendum

HACKENSACK, N.J. — The Hackensack Mayor and Council are encouraging voters to head to the polls next week and vote on the Open Space Referendum. The Open Space Tax would raise funds to be used for for the purchase and maintenance of properties dedicated to open space, recreation or historic preservation.

“There’s nothing more important than making sure our children have ...

Gottheimer Endorsed by Garden State Equality

ASBURY PARK, N.J. – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Josh Gottheimer joined LGBTQ leaders, elected officials, and members of the community at Garden State Equality’s 9th-Annual Equality Walk in Asbury Park. There Garden State Equality’s Executive Director Christian Fuscarino announced Garden State Equality’s endorsement ...

Immigrants in New Jersey: A Demographic and Economic Profile for the Midterms Elections

Oct. 16, 2018– Just weeks ahead of the midterm elections in New Jersey, immigration policy has emerged as a top issue for voters. While the political rhetoric on immigration may overlook important nuances about the complexity of this issue, it remains critical for the public to understand the contributions immigrants make to communities in New Jersey . 

The American Immigration ...

Register to Vote by October 16 to Participate in the November 6 General Election

HACKENSACK, NJ-- Bergen County residents who are not registered to vote have until Tuesday, October 16 to register in time for the upcoming General Election and School Board Election on Tuesday, November 6.

Register to vote by completing a registration application form at the Bergen County Superintendent of Elections office or by mail. Forms are also available at any Municipal ...

Parties select candidates for Bergen County Sheriff race

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Democratic and Republican parties have selected the two candidates they will run to replace disgraced ex-Sheriff Michael Saudino.

Anthony Cureton, the Bergen County NAACP president and a former Englewood police officer, will run as the Democratic nominee while Republicans run Hasbrouck Heights Mayor John “Jack” DeLorenzo on their ticket. DeLorenzo is a ...


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