Wood-Ridge Council Honors Resident For Academic Achievement

June 20, 2018

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - At Tuesday’s Borough of Wood-Ridge Council meeting, Council President Ezio Altamura presented Wood-Ridge resident Alexa Perrucci a proclamation acknowledging her academic accomplishments.

Just weeks ago she graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration with Suma Cum Laude honors and was a Merrill Presidential Scholar, which signifies that she ...

Terrace Avenue Traffic, Route 17 Drainage Basin Concerns Raised at Council Meeting

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Concerns over pedestrian safety on Terrace Avenue and the drainage ditch at Route 17 and Franklin Avenue led the concerns of Hasbrouck Heights citizens at Tuesday’s Borough Council meeting.

Pedestrian safety has been an issue that has been brought up at several meetings this year, as Councilman Chris Hillmann and citizens have commented that drivers do not ...

Hasbrouck Heights Council Recognizes Youth Champions, Police Chief for a Day

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Presentations were the theme for a good part of the evening at the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council meeting Tuesday night.

First up was a special presentation made on behalf of the Council and Mayor, to Police Chief for a Day, Stuart Peralta, a Euclid School student.  Hasbrouck Heights Police Michael Colaneri Sr. addressed the crowd, ...

Hasbrouck Heights Council Gives Final Approval to Full-time Armed Police in Schools

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights formally heard on Public Hearing Ordinance 2407, which will effectively place armed police in all Hasbrouck Heights schools starting next September.  While there had been support from the Council and the Board of Education, the ordinance needed to have a public hearing and a second board approval before it could go into effect.

Ordinance ...

County Committee Members Elected During Tuesday's Primary

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ -  The following individuals were elected to the Bergen County Democratic and Republican Committees from Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge in Tuesday's primaries.  



County Committee



District 1

Leonard ...

Hasbrouck Heights Primary Elections Name Candidates for 2018 Elections

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Democrats  Steven Reyngoudt and Helayne Weiss will challenge Republican newcomer Michael Sickels and incumbent Russell Lipari for two seats on the Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council following Tuesday’s primary election. All ran unopposed for their party’s slot on the November ballot.

Sickels is running on the Republican ticket in the spot currently ...

Wood-Ridge Primary Election Results

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Democratic incumbents Ezio Altamura and Edward Marino will be challenged in November by Republicans Forrest Elliott Jr. and Thomas A. Carney for two spots on the Wood-Ridge Borough Council voters decided in Tuesday’s primaries.  

The winners all ran unopposed on their respective party's ballots.

The final vote totals:

Democratic Party Candidate For ...

Hasbrouck Heights Council Authorizes Estimated Tax Bills

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - After the Youth Week Borough Council Meeting had concluded, the regular Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council met on Tuesday evening and conducted its normal business.

Two ordinances were passed on public hearing, one ordinance was introduced, five resolutions were passed and the resignation of Jay Belleza from the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department was accepted.  All ...

Hasbrouck Heights Youth Week Continues at Borough Council Meeting

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - For the second time in a week, Hasbrouck Heights High School seniors took over, this time on the Borough Council, as part of Youth Week.

In a special meeting on Tuesday, Youth Mayor Peter Neumann presided over a borough council of Hasbrouck Heights students.  Jacqueline DeLorenzo ran the meeting as the Youth Borough Clerk.

Following Neumann leading the Pledge of ...

Bayonne Bridge New York Bound Lanes to Close Monday Night

BAYONNE, NJ – Emergency construction work on the Bayonne Bridge will force the closing of all New York-bound lanes on Monday night.

Lanes on the bridge will close at 9 p.m. on Monday and remain vacant until 5 a.m. Tuesday, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said in a statement.

According to the press release, emergency work is needed to repair drainage grate on the ...

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