Bergen County Home Improvement Program Offers Interest Free, Deferred Payment Financing to Qualified Home Owners

June 22, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Bergen County Home Improvement Program (HIP) is launching a public awareness campaign for Bergen County residents looking to renovate their homes. HIP can help eligible home and condominium owners with extraordinary low-cost financing for needed rehabilitation.  A new roof, windows, doors, sidewalk, driveway, exterior siding, and electrical, plumbing, or heating ...

With Temperatures Rising, Bergen County Opens Cooling Centers

HACKENSACK, NJ -- With temperatures in the region climbing into the mid 90s today, Bergen County government has opened four Cooling Centers open to the public. The announcement was made by Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, who also recommended that residents stay indoors if possible from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. when the sun is at its strongest and burns and heat strokes are more ...

Hackensack Fire Department Honored for Class #1 Ranking 


HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Mayor and Council recognized the recent Class #1 ranking by the Hackensack Fire Department in a Public Protection (PPC) reevaluation conducted the Insurance Services Office (ISO). They are now one of only two fire departments in the state to achieve such an honor.

To qualify, numerous factors are considered, including manpower, equipment inventories, fire ...

Hackensack Names New Police Director

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Hackensack appointed Gerard Marinelli as its new Police Director at Tuesday’s City Council Meeting. Marinelli has previously served as Chief of the Bureau of Law Enforcement for the Morris County Sheriff’s Office and as a long-term assignment with the FBI Newark Field Office. He is also a veteran of the East Orange Police Department and reached the rank of ...

Bergen County Celebrates LGBTQ Pride

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Last night, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders, together with the Bergen County LGBTQ Advisory Committee, hosted the County of Bergen’s annual LGBTQ Pride Celebration and Flag Raising. Honored guests included Assemblyman Tim Eustace, NJ Buddies Executive Director Mark Anderson, Englewood Cliffs Police Officer Lt.

HHS seniors participate in Youth in Government Day

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Council chambers were filled with some new faces on Friday morning as Hackensack High School seniors participated in the annual Youth in Government Day.

Teenaged students occupied the seats usually filled by Hackensack’s Mayor and Council to listen to the concerns of their constituents and vote on the adoption of various ordinances. The event included the ...

City Recognizes DMR Architects with Proclamation

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Hackensack’s planning firm, DMR architects of Hasbrouck Heights, was honored with a proclamation at Tuesday night’s council meeting. Lloyd Rosenberg and city planner Fran Reiner were on hand to accept the presentation.

“They do a wonderful job in the city of Hackensack and recently we received a wonderful award by the Bergen County Historical ...

Bergen County Freeholders Approve 2018 County Budget

HACKENSACK, NJ – Wednesday night, the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders adopted the 2018 county budget, which did not include a tax increase. The budget was proposed by the office of County Executive Jim Tedesco, and first presented to the Board of Chosen Freeholders weeks ago at a work meeting for review, and to be amended by the Freeholders.

"Through responsible ...

Bergen County Building to Host Small Art Gallery to Commemorate Asian Pacific American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

HACKENSACK, NJ – In honor of Asian Pacific American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Bergen County is hosting an art exhibit will be on display on the 5th floor of One Bergen County Plaza through May 30th. 

The exhibit features two notable and celebrated artists with a long history of compelling work, Mann-Lih Huang and Bon-Jeong Koo. 

Haung is a master ...

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