Bergen County News

May 27, 2020

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) announced the award of 54 grants totaling nearly $240,000 from its COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund to nonprofit organizations serving Bergen County.  The NNJCF, a not-for-profit organization based in Hackensack, New Jersey, focuses ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – The County of Bergen/Bergen New Bridge Medical Center community mobile testing program will offer additional testing locations to reach more residents across Bergen County, announced Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco in a press release. So far over 3,000 residents have been ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that the County of Bergen/Bergen New Bridge Medical Center community mobile testing program will offer additional testing locations to reach more residents across Bergen County. In the first week of community mobile testing, over ...

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TRENTON, NJ – An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Paramus Memorial Veteran Home has claimed at least 70 lives as of Monday, with 189 residents testing positive, with 7 tests still outstanding according to published reports.  There are 211 residents at the Veterans Home.  New Jersey State Senator ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced during his daily press conference Wednesday afternoon 1,513 new positive test results, increasing the state's total to 131,890. He also reported there were 308 COVID-19 deaths bringing New Jersey's total of to 8,549.  As of Tuesday night’s reporting, ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Schools and businesses have adopted new technology while students are remote learning and some parents are working from home. Video teleconferencing platforms, particularly Zoom, are being utilized by school teachers, businesses, government meetings, even Happy Hour. While ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Thursday afternoon press conference, where he detailed the issues the state is having with its $1.8 billion allotted from the CARES Act funds. There are 4,247 new ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Wednesday afternoon press conference, where he called out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. There are 3,551 new cases with 314 new deaths. Statewide, there are ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Tuesday afternoon press conference. Murphy announced that every veteran at the Paramus Veterans Memorial Home has been tested for COVID-19. And they will be doing ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy released the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Monday afternoon press conference and indicating he'll announce in the coming days a "blueprint" for re-opening the state's economy.  There are 3,528 new cases with ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Saturday afternoon press conference. Hackensack continues to be the municipality with the most cases in the county. There were 3,026 new cases with 231 new deaths.

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Friday afternoon press conference. In Bergen County, Hackensack has passed Teaneck as the municipality with the most cases in the county. There were 3,250 new cases ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Thursday afternoon press conference, where he announced that schools throughout the state would remain closed at least through May 14. There were 4,391 new cases ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Wednesday afternoon press conference, where he said it could be a very gradual return to pre-coronavirus life. There were 2,625 new cases with 351 new deaths.

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths at his Friday morning press conference. There were 3,627 new cases with 233 new deaths. Statewide, there are 54,588 positive cases and 1,932 deaths in total as of Friday ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy announced the newest number of presumptive positive cases of novel coronavirus and deaths, the most to date, at his Wednesday afternoon press conference along with and state officials. There are 3.088 new cases with 275 new deaths, the largest number in one ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ  - Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco announced that the County will open a mobile, drive-thru COVID-19 test site for symptomatic first responders and health care professionals who live or work in Bergen County only.  The site will open on Sunday, March 29 at 12:30 p.m.The ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco Friday Issued Executive Order 2020-01E to close County parks to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The County enacted these measures in a further effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Executive Order takes effect ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco on Thursday issued Executive Order 2020-01D to close Ramapo Valley County Reservation, Campgaw Mountain Reservation and Darlington County Park to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Other county parks remain open but prohibit any ...

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MOONACHIE, NJ - The Borough of Moonachie announced that Borough Hall is closed to walk-ins late Monday morning. The borough is asking residents if business can be conducted by mail, phone, or email. If not, to call (201) 641-1813 to schedule an appointment. All email addresses are on the website ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco amended the Executive Order he issued earlier in the week declaring a State of Emergency in Bergen County to include public theaters, movie theaters and performance halls. The County Zoo is also being closed to the public until further ...

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NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ - The North Arlington Soccer Association (NASA) is hosting an adult soccer tournament to honor Detective Joseph Seals, a town resident, soccer dad, and Jersey City Police Officer who was killed in the line of duty in December. According to Joe King of NASA, Seals was involved ...

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ENGLEWOOD, NJ  -  State officials have identified the second presumptive positive case of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in New Jersey, it was announced Thursday afternoon. The individual, a female in her 30s, is a Bergen County resident. The individual, who has mild symptoms, had her specimen ...

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UPDATED:  The Maywood Police Department announced that Lois Erzinger has been found.     MAYWOOD, NJ - The Maywood Police Department has issued a Missing Persons Alert for a resident. Lois Erzinger, 5' 3" 160 lbs, last seen wearing a grey sweatshirt and white pants. Individual suffers from ...

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LODI, N.J. – Detectives from the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit and the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Major Crimes Unit are seeking the public’s assistance with a fatal shooting that occurred on Interstate 80 in Bergen County, according to a press release issued by the New Jersey ...

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TETERBORO, NJ -  A Sergeant in United States Army received a surprise on Sunday as he received a hero's welcome from the local community. The event was coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey. U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Larry Mantilla, who is also a Passaic County Sheriff's ...

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LODI, NJ - A festive day celebrating a car giveaway ended with a car dealership having their mega-sized holiday inflatables stolen just days before Christmas. Mazda of Lodi had two new holiday inflatables installed late last week. The two-story big Santa and Grinch were stolen from the ...

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WALLINGTON, NJ - The annual Wallington Fire Department's Holiday Parade has been canceled for 2019, according to an announcement posted on the group's Facebook page. The annual event draws fire departments from around the region to participate. This year would have been the 18th annual ...

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LODI, NJ - The Lodi Police Department announced that Memorial Drive will be closed in both directions on Sunday, October 20, from approximately 8am to 6pm to host the Boroughs Fall Festival.  Drivers are urged to find alternate routes during these times.  In addition, there will also be no ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints regarding a recent “open-warrant” phone scam, it announced on Monday. Several residents have received phone calls from individuals perpetrating this fraud who claim to be Sheriff Officers with the “Division of Warrants and ...

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