Bergen County News Top Stories

February 11, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The long time leader of one of the area's most vital providers of mental and behavioral health services received quite a send off last week, as Comprehrensive Behavioral Healthcare's Executive Director Peter Scerbo called it a career after nearly 50 years. Scerbo was joined by ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Over one dozen students representing five area towns participated in the Junior Women's Club Palisades District Spelling Bee on Saturday morning at Hasbrouck Heights High School. Each contestant qualified for the district through a spelling bee held in their home school ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County joined with all 21 New Jersey counties to participate in NJCounts 2019 -- a state-wide Point-In-Time Count of the sheltered and unsheltered homeless. These counts, of homeless families, youth and veterans, will help to guide efforts to end homelessness across the ...

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GARFIELD, NJ  -- The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, the Garfield Police Department, and the New Jersey Transit Police Department are investigating the deaths of two males on Saturday, January 19, according to a release from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. At this time, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A triple threat of winter weather will impact the North Jersey area over the next several days, providing the year’s first snowfall and potentially the coldest temperatures of the season. The line-up begins with a fast moving winter storm Thursday night. This system, the remnants of ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Omar Smadiya, Garfield, NJ on multiple charges, including attempted murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and possession of a high capacity magazine; and Christopher Manon-Velez, Passaic, NJ, on ...

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TETERBORO, NJ -- Two brothers who will be deploying on separate missions for the United States Marine Corps soon received a couple of giant surprises on Sunday as they received a hero's sendoff from the local community. The day's events were coordinated by A Hero's Welcome North Jersey. The day ...

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NEW HAVEN, CT/ RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Joe Sartori, a Wood-Ridge High School graduate, and student-athlete on the Felician University men's soccer team, has been named to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Fall 2018 All-Academic Team, the CACC announced. It is the second time he has ...

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NEW HAVEN, CT/ RUTHERFORD, NJ -- Valentina Gonzalez of Wood-Ridge, NJ, a cross country student-athlete at Felician University, has been named to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Fall 2018 All-Academic Team, the CACC announced on Friday. Gonzalez earns the award for the second time.

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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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