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Mayor LaBarbiera Issues Statement to Grieving Community, #ParamusStrong

May 18, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – Thursday evening, Mayor Rich LaBarbiera released the following statement to his community in regards to the horrific accident that affected so many.

"Today, our community was shaken by a horrific accident resulting in two tragic, senseless deaths of a teacher and a student. As a father of three sons, I cannot fathom the level of pain and despair that the family of the ...

Hackensack Music Festival Coming May 26

HACKENSACK, NJ -- An array of talented musicians will be sharing the stage of Saturday, May 26 as the Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC) hosts the Hackensack Music Festival.

Among them will be trumpeter Duke Jones, the co-founder and former member of multiple Grammy award-winning R&B/pop group Atlantic Starr. He is also an award-winning music producer, having worked in ...

Ridge Ranch Student Gets Community to Join the "Dork Side"

PARAMUS, NJ - Although The Dork Side was not crowned winners of NBC’s new hit show “Genius Junior”, Paramus’s Shivani Sahu won over the hearts, and the brains, of members of the community. Nicknamed the “Talking Dictionary”, Ridge Ranch Elementary School student Shivani and her teammates made a run to the finals of the game show hosted by Neil Patrick ...

New York Jets' Jonotthan Harrison Speaks To Ridgefield Students to STOMP Out Bullying

RIDGEFIELD, NJ -  New York Jets offensive lineman Jonotthan Harrison is not someone who you would think would be an empathetic speaker on bullying to third through eighth grade students. At 6-4, 300 pounds, Harrison is an imposing figure. Yet, after hearing him tell his story to the 800 students of Slocum Skewes School in Ridgefield on Friday, students walked out with appreciation on the ...

County Executive Tedesco Urges County Residents to Call Hotline to Report Potholes for Repairs

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco announced yesterday that the Bergen County Department of Public Works has established a Pothole Killer hotline for residents to call to quickly report pothole locations throughout the county. During the hours of 8:00am - 3:30pm, county employees answer the hotline, 201-336-7675 and during off-hours, residents may report pothole ...

Bergen County Clerk Issues First Gold Star Parent IDs at Emotional Ceremony

HACKENSACK, NJ -- On Wednesday, Bergen County elected officials joined with local families to launch the creation of Gold Star parent identification cards, to recognize the sacrifices their families have made.

Gold Star parents have the unfortunate distinction of having lost a child who was on active military duty. One of the last bills signed into law by Gov. Christie in ...

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