Government

September 17, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – A series of school bus safety bills that aim to improve bus safety and accident response, make bus drivers and company’s more accountable and require every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It was fitting that on the 17th anniversary of 9/11, the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council approved the appointments of five people to the Fire Department Tuesday evening at the Council chambers in Borough Hall. The appointments: Ryan A. Dingertopadre was appointed ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Councilman Ron Kistner asked Borough Attorney Ralph Chandless to draft a letter to the Board of Public Utilities objecting to Suez Water’s request for a 12.05 percent rate hike at Tuesday’s Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting. Kistner also requested a letter be ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Council honored the 2018 Northern Bergen County Girls U14 Spring Soccer League Champions and swore in two of the five new Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers Tuesday evening at Borough Hall. The resolution authorizing the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Four resolutions and the appointment of a new Hotel/Multi-Dwelling Inspector highlighted the new business conducted at Tuesday evening’s Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting. Gino Tessaro was named the Borough’s new Hotel/Multi-Dwelling Inspector by a 5-1 vote of ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council presented Certificates of Accomplishment to the Hasbrouck Heights Recreation Third/Fourth Grade Girls Softball team Tuesday evening. The team was honored for capturing the South Bergen Softball League Champions, finishing with an ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - At a special meeting called on July 25, the Borough of Wood-Land Use Board approved Briad's Development LLC's application to build a seven-story Element by Westin Hotel at the current site of the TGI Friday's.  The application needs to be memorialized before permits and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Before adjourning to a private session, the following business was also addressed at the July 24 Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting.   Commmunications Letter from Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Matthew Helfant, thanking Mayor DeLorenzo for his assistance ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS - The application of Ace Solutions to expand its building at 50 Terrace Avenue was approved, with conditions, as part of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights  Land Use meeting on July 26 at Borough Hall. At the June meeting, the application was greeted with hostility by neighbors ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It was a busy night at the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting on Tuesday evening. Plenty of business not related to the Prime Developers project was also on the agenda. Four Ordinances were introduced to the Council: Ordinance 2411 - An ordinance to ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - At the June 26 Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting, MacArthur Avenue resident Dorean Rutt expressed a complaint to the Council concerning the clearing of trees and the subsequent paving of a chunk of land behind her and her neighbors houses. The complaint was ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge police department turned out in full regalia for the July 18 Mayor and Council meeting, as oaths of office were administered to the new police chief, the new captain, and two officers promoted to sergeant. The council chambers were packed with the officers’ friends ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – Mayor Jack DeLorenzo and Councilman Justin DiPisa were appointed to the Community Development Regional Committee at the Tuesday evening Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council Meeting.  Additionally, Recreation Director Rob Brady was named Hasbrouck Heights’ Representative on ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - After a lengthy public meeting at the last Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting on June 26, it was a relatively short public session on Tuesday evening.   That was because the continued public hearing on Prime Developers was held over to the July 24, as the Mayor ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - What can property owners do on their property and a question of town borders became a topic of discussion at the Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council meeting last Tuesday evening.      A resident of MacArthur Avenue, Dorean Rutt, brought up an issue concerning of track of ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Now that Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Legislature have agreed to a budget, the next question that the average homeowner should be asking is, “How does this budget impact me?”  Well, depending on where you live, the impact should be different. For those living ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council recognized the Hasbrouck Heights Soccer Association Girls U19 team for winning the Northern Bergen County Spring Soccer League Championship at the Tuesday evening Council meeting. The Council also passed three ordinances on public ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.     HASBROUCK HEIGHTS County ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS:  In addition to passing the 2018 Municipal Budget, the following are highlights and notes from the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council Meeting on May 8. YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONS RECOGNIZED:   Members of three Hasbrouck Hights Teams that won South Bergen Soccer League ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council voted to approve the 2018 Budget by a 5-1 vote.   Councilman Christopher Hillmann, the lone Democrat on the council, voted against the budget, after abstaining during the initial introduction on March 28, causing it to be ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) signed into into law today a bill that “authorizes a municipality, county or school district to establish charitable funds for specific purposes” and “permits property tax credit for certain donations”  in an effort to circumvent a part of the 2018 ...

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