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October 5, 2022

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, including Central and South America. Hackensack Meridian Health ...

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On Wednesday, Sept. 28, a Hackensack grade school was put on lockdown as police captured a knife-wielding Morris County man who had just assaulted a local woman. Officers Aaron Rios and Stanislav Tovbin were responding to a 911 call nearby on Wednesday morning when they heard loud arguing coming ...

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Old Europe Cheese, Inc. of Benton Harbor, MI is issuing a voluntary recall of its Brie and Camembert cheeses because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. All Old Europe Cheese Brie and Camembert products with best by dates through 12/14/2022 are part of the recalled, announced ...

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The Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual Gala on Sept. 22 at Il Villagio. The Chamber honored Dr. Abdulla Al-Khan, Vice Chairman and Division Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine & Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center and Donald Perlman, owner of Blue Dog Graphics.

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced that Route 17 southbound will be closed for 24 hours this weekend for a railroad crossing rehabilitation project in Lodi, near the Hackensack University Medical Center. This is the third of three railroad crossing repair ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Route 17 Southbound will be closed from Friday night to Saturday night to remove the railroad crossing.  Construction is set to begin on September 16 at 7 p.m. The road is expected to reopen on September 17 at 7 p.m. No closures to Route 17 Northbound have been announced at the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack will be holding a memorial ceremony on Sunday, September 11 in honor of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack.  The ceremony will be taking place in front of the Hackensack Fire Department Headquarters, located at 205 State Street. The ceremony will ...

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TRENTON/TETERBORO – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the Green Street ramp to Route 46 westbound will be closed Monday for utility work in Teterboro, NJ. Beginning at 9 am. Monday, August 1, until 3 p.m., NJDOT’s contractor, Joseph M. Sanzari, Inc., is ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Johnson Public Library will be closing to the public early Friday, July 22 and remain closed Saturday, July 23 as the library hosts the Friends of the Library Mini Golf Fundraiser.  The library will be closing at noon on July 22. Only registered participants for the fundraiser ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - As the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) completes construction on Bergen County’s railroad crossing, Route 17 Northbound will be closed this weekend.  According to the announcement from the NJDOT Traffic Advisory, from 7 p.m. Friday, July 15 to 7 p.m. Saturday, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In an effort to improve the mass transportation options of the city, the City of Hackensack has opened a survey about the transportation options available for the residents.  Questions on the survey include if you are a resident of the City of Hackensack, if you commute to the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Last weekend, the City of Hackensack came together to celebrate Juneteenth with a Celebration Festival and a ceremonial flag-raising. Juneteenth was celebrated by the city on Saturday, June 18.  Councilman Gerard Carroll, made remarks during the ceremonial flag-raising ...

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TRENTON/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced that the Route 46 westbound ramp to Route 17 southbound will be closed this weekend for pavement preservation work in Hasbrouck Heights. Beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, June 17, until 6 a.m., Monday, June 20, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Hackensack Office of Emergency Management has announced that Spring Valley Avenue will be closed on June 13 due to construction.  Spring Valley Avenue will be closed from Prospect Avenue to Main Street. 

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TETERBORO, NJ - Residents around Teterboro Airport will see a marked increase in military air traffic ahead of Fleet Week in New York City. According to airport officials, Teterboro Airport will host a number of military aircraft that will be taking part in the annual US Navy Fleet Week events ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - City officials in Hackensack are demanding answers and solutions following the latest report from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Teterboro Airport showing planes not taking the flight path designed to protect the city from noise pollution.  The approach to Runway ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A scam text message has been sent to residents of Hackensack claiming to be the Hackensack Fire Department selling t-shirts. The Hackensack Fire Department is advising residents who receive the message to delete it and not click the link.  “HFD has been made aware of a text ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce is always looking for ways to get individuals involved, so the chamber has decided to coordinate and host a Beefsteak Dinner and Game Night.  The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 at The Elan located ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - With the statewide mask mandate lifting in schools next month, the City of Hackensack has received a donation of 700 COVID-19 test kits as well as other forms of personal protective equipment for Hackensack Public schools.  According to a social media post from the city, the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The City of Hackensack is still accepting applications for its Low-to-Middle Income Renter’s Assistance Program.  Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc. is administering the program for city residents. Eligible residents can receive a one-time stimulus payment of $1,000. Direct ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Due to the upcoming nor’easter expected to hit the area, the City of Hackensack has announced that Routes One and Two will have their trash and recycling pick up on Sunday, January 16. Pick-up will begin at 6 p.m.  Below is an index to find what route your residence ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The sanitation and recycling schedule for the city has been announced for 2022.  At the time of publishing, twice-a-week sanitation pick-up has been suspended. Sanitation and recycling will be picked up on the same day for the time being.  Below is an index to find what route ...

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TETERBORO, NJ  - The Walmart Supercenter in Teterboro Landing will temporarily close on Friday, January 7 at 2pm "as part of an ongoing company-initiated program" to sanitize the store, it was announced in an email from Walmart Corporate Affairs.  In late December, the Linden Walmart temporarily ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - If your property was damaged by Hurricane Ida, time is running out to apply for assistance from FEMA. Those affected can apply for assistance from FEMA and for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) until January 5, 2022, according to a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack University Medical Center welcomed their first baby of 2022 at 12:07 a.m. January 1.  Baby Gabriel David DeCurtis-Springsteen is the first child of parents Katlynn DeCurtis and Thomas Springsteen of Belleville.  Gabriel has five fur “siblings,” one dog, two cats, ...

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A 24-year-old Maywood man was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver on a Route 17 overpass early Wednesday, authorities said. The victim was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center after being struck on Essex Street at around 6:45 a.m. Detectives from the Bergen County Prosecutor's ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Department of Human Services has announced that up to $10 million in federal funding from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund has been authorized to extend the availability and operation of the Excluded New Jerseyans Fund (ENJF) into the new year.  The ENJF would have ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The first luxury residential high rise has officially opened in Downtown Hackensack Thursday night. City officials and dignitaries gathered to cut the ribbon.  The 15-story high-rise building, located at 150 Main Street on the corner of Main Street and East Mercer Street, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that New Jersey homeowners and renters affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida now have until January 5 to apply for assistance.  Homeowners and renters have three ways they can apply for federal ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — The Hackensack Police Department and Hackensack Rotary Club are collaborating to offer residents a free presentation about recognizing and avoiding scam messages.  The event will be held both in person and on Zoom on October 23 at 4:00 p.m. The in-person event will be at the ...

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