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Bergen County News

June 16, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrests of three men on multiple charges in the death of a Lodi man in March 2022. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Giovanni Feliciano from Garfield, Jefersson Gonzalez and Elvis DeJesus both of ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen County joined forces with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, Buddies of NJ, and Bergen County LGBTQ+ Alliance to celebrate Pride Month with a flag raising ceremony at the hospital campus June 13. “This is a culmination of having two pride events turned into one,” said James ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen County Clerk John S. Hogan has reported “historically high” VOTE-BY-MAIL requests from voters for the June 7 Primary Election. Clerk Hogan stated that between 2021 and 2022 the total number of VBM ballots requested by voters for the Primary Election “has increased by a ...

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SADDLE BROOK, NJ - Those with loved ones at St. Mary's Cemetery continue to question why their flower tributes were taken from grave sites in April and dumped in a dumpster. "It's like your family member died all over again," Joan Herrmann said. She has been visiting St. Mary's her "whole life." ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The County of Bergen paid tribute to local military service members in a ceremony at One Bergen County Plaza in recognition of Military Appreciation Month on Friday, May 13. Declared by Congress in 1999, May was selected National Military Appreciation Month as a month-long ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella and Chief Jason Love announced a county-wide plan to enhance security at houses of worship and schools in response to increasing acts of domestic terrorism across the country.  Law ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Police arrested two individuals who allegedly participated in the Friday night Garden State Plaza mall brawl at the food court that resulted in flying chairs but no shootings, as initial reports from individuals suggested. Police arrested Alexander Nieves, 25, of Paterson, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack’s City Council is looking to amend a section of the Zoning Code to allow for two cannabis cultivating businesses within the city’s cannabis cultivation overlay zone.  The original zoning overlay would allow for one cannabis cultivator with a Class 1 license from the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - An international Dublin-based company announced it will bring its U.S. headquarters to the borough bringing an investment of $126 million and 100 new jobs, with another 800 jobs projected to come. The announcement came through Governor Phil Murphy who is in Dublin wooing Irish ...

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LITTLE FERRY, NJ - Authorities have made an arrest in the death of a Little Ferry woman Tuesday afternoon. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of Angielly Dominguez, from Jacksonville, Florida, on charges of murder, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, and ...

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LITTLE FERRY, NJ -  Local law enforcement officials are investigating a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Little Ferry. The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Little Ferry Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred at Sand Hill Court in Little ...

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LODI, NJ - A shooting late Tuesday afternoon that left one man dead in Lodi is under investigation by local and county law enforcement.  The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Lodi Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred at 9 Victor Street in Lodi on ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Hundreds of people attended Bergen New Bridge Medical Center's Black Balloon Day, which honors the memory of the lives lost to overdose, and celebrates hope through recovery. According to New Bridge organizers, March 6, Black Balloon Day, is recognized as a national and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - All Hackensack Public School students are returning to class following Hackensack High School’s evacuation due to a bomb threat Friday morning. Schools that were put under the shelter-in-place order are also operating as normal, according to the Hackensack Public School District ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - With a collective sigh of relief, police are saying this morning's van crash on Route 4 West "looked a whole lot worse than it was." The crash occurred at the Farview Avenue overpass on Route 4 West at approximately 9:15 a.m. Monday, February 21 just prior to the junction of Route ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Nothing makes the heart feel better than a Valentine. The veterans at the Paramus Veterans Memorial Home had a lot of love from local students on Sunday, February 13. U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited the Paramus Veterans Memorial Home to deliver Valentine’s Day cards ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - In honor of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, TAPinto Hackensack talked to Helen Archontou, CEO of the YWCA Northern New Jersey to discuss the importance of young girls learning about and being empowered in science, technology, engineering and math ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that Nicholas Pagano, 31, of West Deptford was found deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Waterford Township, NJ. Nicholas Pagano was wanted on charges of attempted murder, aggravated arson, aggravated assault, and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that Nicholas Pagano, 31, of West Deptford, is wanted on charges of attempted murder, aggravated arson, aggravated assault, and unlawful weapons possession for his connection with an assault that took place at Hackensack University ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced an ongoing investigation into an assault that occurred Monday morning at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC). The investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - For the better part of 2021, Joe Caramagna has been all about that dough — raising it, eating it and tweeting it. Back in March, when Krispy Kreme began offering a free Original Glazed doughnut through December 31 to anyone who showed proof they are vaccinated against COVID-19, ...

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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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HACKENSACK, NJ- A recent 2022 list released by Niche.com ranked Bergen County Academies as a top public and magnet high school in New Jersey. The report includes data on 19,984 Public High Schools nationally and 425 Public High Schools throughout New Jersey.  Bergen County Academies was ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Five new retailers, including healthcare and children-centered businesses, will fill Paramus Crossroads on Route 17 South adjacent to the PGA Tour Store, according to Advance Realty Investors. The new retailers are slated to open in early- to mid-2022.  The commercial developers ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Officials from the Counties of Bergen and Passaic have reached terms to a new agreement in which the Bergen County Jail will soon assume the care and custody of all Passaic County inmates. The deal builds upon a temporary measure adopted by both administrations this past November ...

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WALLINGTON, NJ - The Wallington MVC Office is closed on Thursday after employees tested positive for COVID-19, the New Jersey MVC announced on its Twitter page. The Wallington Vehicle Center is closed for cleaning, and will reopen Friday, December 17. "We've confirmed employees tested ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The Army-Navy Game, one of college football’s greatest rivalries, returns to the Meadowlands for the first time in almost two decades on Saturday, Dec. 11, as the Black Knights of Army (8-3) play the Midshipmen of Navy (3-8). Most often, the game is played in Philadelphia, but ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Bergen County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to help locate missing person Morgan Panzer, last seen Dec. 1 at Bergen Community College in Paramus.  Panzer was reported missing at approximately 11 a.m. on Wed. Dec. 1, 2021. The Bergen County Sheriff reports that she had no ...

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