Government

May 3, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy recognized May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in a statement issued May 1.  Official recognition of May as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month has been a part of the American tradition for more than 40 years. The idea of ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Council approved a resolution that allows the reading of the budget by title only at the May 11 public hearing on the budget.   Councilman Christopher Hillmann requested that an addendum to the resolution be added to state that the budget had to be ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The farmers market is coming back to Hasbrouck Heights, if a few details can be ironed out, as the Hasbrouck Heights Council approved a modified motion, to allow New Memory Management the rights to run a Farmers Market in the Municipal Building parking lot on Tuesdays from ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - After months of deliberations and statements from several residents, the Hasbrouck Heights Council voted 4-2 not to raise the Pride Flag on the flag pole at Borough Hall Tuesday evening.  The council met in executive session to hear from Borough Attorney Richard Magliare and ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Council approved the appointment of 13 members of the Wood-Ridge Emergency Squad and one member of the Wood-Ridge Fire Department at Wednesday evening’s meeting in Borough Hall. Emmanuel Vazquez was approved as a probationary member of the Wood-Ridge Fire ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Council of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights passed the following three ordinances on public hearing at Tuesday evening’s meeting held via Zoom.   Ordinance 2477 prohibited the installation of security gates or barriers on the exterior of any building. Ordinance ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Council passed an ordinance on introduction on Tuesday evening amending the Borough Code to “prohibit the operation of any class of cannabis business ...within its geographical boundaries and further supplement the code to prohibit the use by any of ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Borough Council passed the six ordinances on second and final reading at Wednesday’s meeting of the Wood-Ridge Mayor and Council.  All six ordinances passed unanimously   ORDINANCE 2021-4 (Budget COLA) The annual ordinance that allows the Borough to exceed the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced that 4,030,061 vaccinations have been administered throughout the state and that 1,473,409 New Jerseyans are fully vaccinated during press briefing today where he also reported a list of updates to citizens about the State’s evolving COVID-19 measures as ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Council introduced two ordinances on first hearing and held over another to the April 13 meeting.   Hasbrouck Heights Mayor Jack DeLorenzo opened the meeting, with an explanation of as to why the meeting was changed (Borough Clerk Laurie Varga was ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Borough Council passed the six ordinances on first reading at Wednesday’s meeting of the Wood-Ridge Mayor and Council.   ORDINANCE 2021-4 (Budget COLA) The annual ordinance that allows the Borough to exceed the municipal budget appropriation limits and to ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Borough of Wood-Ridge passed three ordinances on second and final reading at Wednesday evening’s meeting of the Mayor and Council. ORDINANCE NO. 2021-1 (Purchase of 140 Park Place) An ordinance to acquire by the property at 140 Park Place East from Char-Rhode Inc.  The ...

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Fewer strings attached in this round of relief. No details of exactly how the state will spend pandemic-focused funds. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The following resolutions were passed at the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting held on Tuesday evening via Zoom.   The Council authorized a Community Development Block Grant Agreement (CDBG) for the purchase of a new senior bus. The bus was purchased from the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Council unanimously approved a resolution urging the Legislature to amend legislation that puts law enforcement officers in jeopardy of Civil and Criminal Liability for performing their duties pertaining to certain substances.   Mayor Jack ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Borough Council of Hasbrouck Heights passed an ordinance on first reading that would allow borough to create a Special Emergency Appropriation to fund a deficit in operations of the Borough directly attributable to COVID-19 during the 2020 Budget year.   According to ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy had less than two weeks to act with more than $700 million in overdue bills pending. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Borough Council meeting, originally scheduled for 7 pm this evening, has been canceled due to a lack of a quorum. All items on the agenda needing approval, including resolutions on second and public hearing, will be moved to the meeting on Wednesday, March 17, at ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS,  NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council passed an ordinance amending the authority of the governing body to give increases to the length of service awards program (LOSAP) points was amongst the items that were approved at the Tuesday evening's meeting    LOSAP points ...

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NEW JERSEY — Around midday Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills to legalize recreational marijuana-use and establish a regulated cannabis market within the next six months. The legislation will allow for adults to legally possess as much as six ounces of marijuana and mean relief for ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - It was a quiet night at the Borough of Wood-Ridge Council meeting on Wednesday evening, as two resolutions that were anticipated to be heard on final reading had to be delayed until the March 3 meeting due a problem getting the noticed advertised in a timely manner. The Council ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge were among 78 projects to receive grants from Bergen County for projects in the two boroughs. Wood-Ridge received a grant for the construction of the Kennedy Lane Dog Run as part of the Wood-Ridge Athletic Complex.The grant amount is ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Councilman Chris Hillmann raised questions about snow removal on the Boulevard and other main streets at Tuesday’s meeting of the Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Council.    He noted he was hoping for a discussion as a Council on how their could be ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy today announced that he has eased some restrictions on the number of spectators that can attend high school and other youth sporting events both indoors and outdoors. "I want to start with an announcement that I know many athletes and many moms and dads have been ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS,  NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Council passed two ordinances on first hearing and held over an ordinance for public hearing until March 23, 2021, at Tuesday evening's Council meeting.   Ordinance 2477, which is an ordinance to supplement Chapter 275 of the Borough Code as to ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey residents still awaiting their extended unemployment benefit payments can expect to receive them by Friday, February 12. Since an 11-week extension in federal benefits was approved at the end of December, there has been a lapse in payments for some 75,000 residents whose ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Council, presided over by Wood-Ridge Borough Council President Edward Marino, passed three ordinances on first reading at Wednesday evening’s meeting of the Borough Council. Ordinance 2021-1 approved the purchase of public lands and property by the Borough at 140 ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Prior to the discussion of the merger of the Planning Board and Board of Adjustment, the Hasbrouck Heights Council accepted a resolution from the Planning Board appointing its officers for 2021 and a letter from is attorney advising the Planning Board’s endorsement of the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A resolution to combine the Board of Adjustment and Zoning Board into one board came under fire during Tuesday evening's Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting from a pair of residents who believe that combining the boards would remove oversight over the combined board ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Legislation to prohibit the sale of cosmetic products that have been tested on animals was passed by the New Jersey Senate Commerce Committee on January 21. The bill, S-1726, is sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic) and Nellie Pou (D-Bergen/Passaic) and would ...

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