Bergen County News

August 16, 2018

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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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the Englewood Police Department are requesting information from the public regarding a hit-and-run collision which resulted in a pedestrian sustaining serious injuries, per a media release Tuesday morning.  The vehicle fled the scene ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ  - Bergen County voters selected their party’s candidates FOR the November elections for County-wide seats during Tuesday’s primary elections.   The Democratic candidate for Bergen County Executive, incumbent James Tedesco, ran unopposed, as did the Democratic candidates for ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Faith Cammileri  of Hasbrouck Heights drove in nine runs as Immaculate Conception defeated Newark Academy, 16-3 on Thursday, to win the Parochial B North title at Panther Park in Cedar Grove. Cammileri's onslaught started in the second with a three-run double to give Immaculate ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - NJ Transit Customers are invited to a public hearing on Wednesday evening, from 6 to 9 pm, in the Freeholder Chambers at 1 Bergen County Plaza, in Hackensack, per a Twitter message from NJ State Senator Bob Gordon (D-38).   The hearing will discuss the recently introduced NJT ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- While hundreds of local residents descended on the county courthouse this Saturday to attend one of several "March for Our Lives" rallies planned throughout the state, a group of Hackensack High School students took it a step further -- they rode a bus to Washington D.C. to join ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office (BCPO) issued a public advisory on Wednesday about phantom debt scams. A phantom debt scam involves criminals impersonating law firms, judges, court officials, or debt collectors who send out threatening letters, or make threatening phone ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and Bergen County Sheriff’s Office announced earlier this week that applications are now being accepted for the Bergen County Youth Police Academy, a two-week full-day program offered free of charge to Bergen County high school students who ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco declared a Code Blue and announced that the Bergen County Housing, Health, and Human Services Center will be open as a warming center during the upcoming snowstorm in an effort to keep homeless or unsheltered individuals out of harm's way.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – In response to the Parkland, Florida school shooting, the Glen Rock Board of Education on Feb. 27 unanimously passed a resolution urging President Trump to address access to military-style assault weapons and the delivery of appropriate mental health services to children in ...

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A nineteen-year old Hackensack man has pled guilty to making a series of online threats against Livingston High School, including that he would "murder everyone" at the school, according to an announcement by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino. Additional charges against city resident ...

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(Updated 8:15 pm)   HACKENSACK, NJ - Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Timothy Smith of Hackensack on six counts each of Sexual Assault by Contact and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Planning Board approved the application of city resident Mike Jones at last Wednesday night’s meeting to open Hackensack Brewing Company in a Johnson Avenue warehouse. This will be the second brewery to come to Hackensack, after The Alementary, which is around ...

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LODI, NJ -- Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of  Brian E. Delgado Lodi on a charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Dangerous Substance, specifically cocaine.  According to the release, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotic Task Force ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- James "JT" Taylor and his fellow members of celebrated R&B/Funk band Kool & The Gang will be celebrating good times soon as the group is set to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Taylor, who was born and raised in Hackensack, will be joined by band mates Robert ...

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HACKENSACK – Top Democrats from across the state showed up Monday morning to endorse Bergen County Executive James "Jim" Tedesco as he announced his bid for reelection at Bergen County Democratic party headquarters on Hudson Street. Governor Philip D. Murphy, Senator Robert Menendez, Senator Cory ...

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