Bergen County News

December 9, 2018

HACKENSACK, N.J. —  In an early Christmas gift to local residents, Hackensack will allow free parking throughout Main Street from Monday, December 10 until Christmas Day, December 25.  Covers will be placed on all meters during this time to notify patrons of free holiday parking on Main ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ -- At least two dozen people were lined up outside the Board & Brush Creative Studio before the doors officially opened on Saturday afternoon. The business is the latest addition to the Rutherford business district, and held its grand opening and ribbon cutting, along with owners ...

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WALLINGTON, NJ -- Several area fire departments will participate in the 17th annual Wallington Fire Department’s Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 24 at 6pm. The two-mile parade is the nation’s largest nighttime firefighter’s parade. According to the event's website, it will feature over 90 fire ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- More than 200 people in need will receive a meal of pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage coffee, tea and juice on Thursday morning at the Salvation Army’s 8th Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast at Eastwick College in Hackensack. With local volunteers serving, the event lasts from 7:30 to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Robert Brady will receive a YMCA Special Achievement Award for Outstanding High School Coaching at the 53rd Annual Sports Award Banquet hosted by the YMCA of Greater Bergen County on Tuesday, November 20. Brady is the current head coach for both Outdoor and Indoor Track at ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Glen Rock teachers and supporters showed in numbers at the Glen Rock Board of Education meeting last evening to voice their displeasure at the lack of a current contract. Carrying signs reading “No Contract, Still Working” and, “Please Support Glen Rock Teachers,” at least 100 ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ  -- On Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. several area police departments and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 16th opportunity in eight years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, ...

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RUTHERFORD, NJ -- The Borough of Rutherford kicked off a month-long Street Smart NJ campaign on Monday, October 22, to raise awareness of pedestrian safety ahead of Halloween, when thousands of children will take to the streets to trick-or-treat. The campaign is a collaborative effort between ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A 45 year old Nutley resident, who teaches in the Lodi School District, was indicted by a federal grand jury this week on charges of conspiring to defraud the N.J. School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) with false claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions. Jason ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Four middle school teachers have filed a complaint against Board of Education trustee Jeffrey Klein for interfering with teacher classroom procedures, using his position to acquire benefits for a family member, and harassment and intimidation of staff. Klein, who is running for ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A special election will be held next month to replace former Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino who stepped down after audio recordings surfaced of him making racist and xenophobic comments. Saudino and his four undersheriffs submitted their letters of resignation on Sept.

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino has resigned, according to a statement posted on the Bergen County Sheriff Department's Facebook page. Here is the entire statement: The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office announces that effective this date and at this time Bergen County ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Mayor John Labrosse and the City Council are joining a growing chorus of local, state and federal officials calling for the resignation of Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino following an explosive report from public radio station WNYC. Saudino, who was first elected as a ...

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GARFIELD, NJ -- The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Garfield Police Department are requesting information from the public about a hit and-run collision that resulted in serious injuries to a pedestrian. At approximately 7:06 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018, the Garfield ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the second in a series of quarterly Community Conversations to be held in Bergen County. Members of the community are invited to attend a town hall meeting titled “Athletes, Injuries, and Pain: A Discussion of Alternatives to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- City Planner Fran Reiner detailed amendments to the plans for a major development at the former home of The Record newspaper, located at 155 River Street, at last week’s Committee of the Whole City Council meeting. Originally proposed and approved in September 2015, the massive ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The heat wave which began yesterday is expected to last through Thursday evening, and Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has responded by officially opening several cooling centers throughout the county to help residents stay cool this week. The Bergen County Administration ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County officials recently approved a contract to replace the boat dock located at the North Arlington section of Riverside County Park, a project that will improve the south Bergen park and expand public access to the river for recreation. This action reflects the continued ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- With a push towards potential marijuana legalization being debated in the state legislature, the issue made its way to Hackensack on Tuesday night as the Mayor and City Council discussed the potential for dispensaries and other pot businesses in the city during the Council's work ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- School Business Administrator Adrian Pollio has resigned from her position effective immediately and is facing criminal charges, district officials confirmed today. School board members were notified earlier today by Acting Superintendent Rosemary Marks that Pollio was "processed ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – A Hackensack moving company was one of 29 named by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office Division of Consumer Affairs today as the target of a statewide sting operation into unlicensed movers. The company, I.D. Nobel Movers a/k/a NOBLE ID MOVERS, located at 160 Johnson ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The continuing saga of the USS Ling, a World War II-era submarine later converted to a naval museum whose future is in question, took a dark turn on Tuesday with the Hackensack Police Department investigating an apparent robbery aboard the vessel. According to police, vandals took ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ –  An "alert" Harding Road resident helped foil a cell phone thief who police apprehended with eight stolen cell phones in his possession, according to police. On Aug. 7, the Harding Road resident received a FedEx package delivered to his home with someone else’s name on it just ...

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LODI, NJ -- Dog lovers will have a new place to take their furry friends beginning next week as Hounds Town USA will open its first Bergen County location in Lodi, NJ. It will be only the second one in the state. Located at the intersection of Main Street and Outwater Lane, the 8,000 square foot ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun County Park, Paramus, opened a new, interactive seasonal exhibit today featuring Budgerigars, often called “budgies,” which are small docile birds that can be easily trained and feed on small seeds. The exhibit features 350 budgies in a 2,400 ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – For its commitment to supporting economic development, preparing students for the workforce and impacting the region’s quality of life, Bergen Community College has earned a “New Good Neighbor Award” from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association. “Community colleges respond ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Seven competitors battled it out at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment's 3rd Annual BBQ Battle on Saturday, July 14, all vying for $2,000 in prizes and most importantly, bragging rights.  The BBQ categories of best Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, and Pulled Pork, came with a $500 ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- On June 20, 2018, Westfield Garden State Plaza’s retailers and restaurants participated in the mall-wide initiative Shop & Dine For A Cause by donating funds and a percentage of their sales for the day to support the victims and families of the East Brook school bus ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The city's annual July 4th celebration will be held tonight, complete with games and rides for kids, food vendors, music and of course a fireworks display. The event will be held at Foschini Park and it will last all day, culminating in a performance by "The Time Machine Band" at ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has opened several cooling centers throughout the county to help residents stay cool this weekend. It is recommended that residents stay indoors if possible from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the sun is at its strongest and burns and heat strokes are ...

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