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August 18, 2022

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights Council accepted the recommendation of the Mayor and Police Committee and promoted Lieutenant Charles Lesho to Captain at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Council. In making the recommendation, Mayor Jack DeLorenzo, a ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Local high school football took another step closer to starting on Wednesday morning, as Wood-Ridge scrimmaged Pompton Lakes at Donna Ricker Field at Wood-Ridge High School.   The weather, for the most part, cooperated as temperatures were cool due to clouds and brief rain ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – The Hasbrouck Heights Council approved four ordinances on public hearing at Tuesday evening’s meeting in the Council Chambers at Borough Hall.  The four ordinances passed were: Ordinance 2511, which amended the Borough Code by adding a section to include the positions ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Foundation hosted 250 golfers and 300 dinner guests at its annual golf outing which directly contributes to expanding the services, programs, support, and care the foundation provides to the region's underserved communities. On August 8, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – It is the middle of August, so it is time for a way-too-early look at the NJSIAA football rankings. Park Ridge is ranked number one overall, and is one of four New Jersey Interscholastic Conference teams ranked in the top five in the rankings. They are joined by Hawthorne ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ – The Wood-Ridge U12 girls softball team scored in the top of the seventh inning to take the lead and then relied on the pitching of Gabby Perez to shut down top-ranked Hawthorne in the bottom of the seventh as they defeated Hawthorne, 8-7, in the Championship game of the Bergen ...

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NUTLEY, NJ – Most kids probably aren’t ready to think about school supplies yet, but many local retailers already have shelves full of back-to-school necessities. This year, families will get to save some money as the State has announced a tax holiday for school supplies purchased from August 27 to ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The August 17th meeting of the August Wood-Ridge Mayor and Council has been canceled, due to a lack of an agenda, according to a message from the Borough Clerk. The next meeting of the Wood-Ridge Mayor and Council is scheduled for September 21, 2022, at 7 pm in the Council ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The spotted lanternfly has returned to New Jersey - an exotic invasive insect that feeds on 70 different types of plants and trees - and local health officials are encouraging people who see it to report it and destroy it. Sightings have increased in Hasbrouck Heights and ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Fire Department responded to call for a garbage truck fire early Wednesday morning. The Wood-Ridge Fire Department responded to a call at approximately 5:15 a.m. for a garbage truck fire on Moonachie Ave near Columbia Street, according to WRFD Chief Kenneth ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Legislators proposed a state bill, "Stay in Jersey", to incentivize businesses in New York to open new offices in the Garden State for their Jersey-based employees. Gottheimer was visibly upset and dismayed by the proposed congestion tax on New Jersey and working families, ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Borough of Wood-Ridge will hold a 21-year anniversary Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil to honor the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001. The service will be held at Veterans Memorial Park, located on Valley Boulevard and Highland Avenue on Sunday, September 11th at ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education announced new hirings, grant-funded teachers, and a newly-approved position during the July BOE meeting. The BOE approved the following new employees, pending recipient of all paperwork. E. Melanie Brooks-Lee: High School ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  The Hasbrouck Heights Junior Football League will hold its general meeting ahead of the 2022 season this week.   The meeting will take place on Wednesday, August 10, at the 8:30 p.m. in the Pavilion area at Depken Field. Parents are invited to attend and get involved ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The return of the Summer Bash did not disappoint the hundreds of people who attended the annual summer event at the Free Public Library in Hasbrouck Heights on Friday night Parents and children dove in to "Explore the Seven Seas" Friday night at the 14th annual Summer ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for Bergen County through 8 pm. Tuesday. August 9. The hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat-related illness to occur, especially to vulnerable populations and the elderly. On Monday and Tuesday, expect daytime ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ – There will be a new look to the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference in 2022-23, as the conference has undergone a major re-structuring of its divisions.  All sports were impacted, although some sports were less impacted than others.  The impact on the various sports teams from ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights Land Use Board listened to testimony for nearly two hours as the applicant for the property at 163-167 Kipp Avenue, the former Kathy Dunn Pre-School site, asked for multiple variances for a new proposal for the site.   The applicant, who has razed ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Library will transform itself into an underwater ocean kingdom, complete with mermaids and pirate's booty, ocean scientists and touch tanks, and sea-worthy events and activities for children at the Summer Bash Friday night. The Free Public Library of ...

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RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician University will add men's indoor track & field and men's outdoor track & field as varsity intercollegiate sports during the 2023-24 academic year, Felician Interim Director of Athletics Andrew Toriello announced. Wood-Ridge native Marc Peck, currently of Haskell, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights Land Use Board approved the resolution for a driveway expansion and heard testimony from the applicant for 163-167 Kipp Avenue/the former Kathy Dunn site on Wednesday night in the Council Chambers at the Hasbrouck Heights Municipal Building. The ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Ready for the return of Friday's annual Summer Bash at the Hasbrouck Heights Public Library? Fuel up at the food truck fest before events begin.  Food trucks are a new addition to the annual Summer Bash, the cornerstone summer event at the library. The trucks and food ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Heat Advisory for the area from 11 a.m. Thursday Aug. 4 to 8 p.m. Friday Aug. 5. The NWS reports a chance of rain, and possible thunderstorms Thursday night. Showers and thunderstorms are also likely on Friday, with some storms producing ...

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RUTHERORD, NJ - Two Bergen County swimmers, one from Hasbrouck Heights, will be part of Felician University's inaugural swim team starting with the 2022-23 season. Cleo Kepka of Hasbrouck Heights, and Laeyah Montalvo of Bogota, NJ, will be joined by swimmers from West New York, NJ, Bahamas, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department put out a house fire after a Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer rescued one resident from her burning home Monday afternoon. Hasbrouck Heights Officer Christopher Connors was the first officer on the scene who arrived at the two-story ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – Two applications that were held over from the Hasbrouck Heights Land Use Board meeting on July 6 have been withdrawn and will not be heard in August, according to the draft agenda of the Hasbrouck Heights Land Use Board. Those two applications were the application from ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It's August and still summer break, but the Hasbrouck Heights Green Team has started its Back to School Supply Drive for the upcoming school year.  The group is collecting everything that a Hasbrouck Heights student needs for class this fall. The group is looking to ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – The July 28th meeting of the Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education had a unique meeting opening as Hasbrouck Heights Public Library Directory Mimi Hui pulled the names of the students who would be in the 2022-23 Integrated Pre-School program. Hasbrouck Heights ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ - Students at Bergen Community College got an opportunity to craft a comprehensive marketing campaign for the Borough of Rutherford as part of their spring semester. The BCC Introduction to Business class led by Professor Justin Watrel of Bergen Community College, presented their ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center received $2 million in federal funds for the expansion of its Behavioral Health Emergency Department Expansion Project.  County commissioners and Congressman Josh Gottheimer joined hospital officials just outside the hospital's emergency room ...

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