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Ridge Ranch Student gets community to join the "Dork Side"

May 14, 2018

PARAMUS - Although The Dork Side was not crowned winners of NBC’s new hit show “Genius Junior”, Paramus’s Shivani Sahu won over the hearts and the brains of members of the community. Nicknamed the “Talking Dictionary”, Ridge Ranch Elementary School Student Shivani and her teammates made a run to the finals of the game show hosted by Neil Patrick ...

Community Sends Thoughts and Prayers to East Brook Middle School, Paramus Strong

May 17, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – Around 10:30 AM Thursday morning, a bus filled with East Brook Middle School 5th Grade Students was involved in a motor vehicle accident along I-80 in Mount Olive, NJ. The students were enroute to Waterloo Village for a class field trip. It was initially reported that the bus had collided with a dump truck causing the bus to roll into the median and dislodge from its ...

Ridge Ranch Student gets community to join the "Dork Side"

PARAMUS - Although The Dork Side was not crowned winners of NBC’s new hit show “Genius Junior”, Paramus’s Shivani Sahu won over the hearts and the brains of members of the community. Nicknamed the “Talking Dictionary”, Ridge Ranch Elementary School Student Shivani and her teammates made a run to the finals of the game show hosted by Neil Patrick ...

Southern Regional Basketball Program Offers Youth Camps This Summer

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Boys Basketball Head Coach Eric Fierro announced recently the schedule for a number of weeks of basketball instruction this summer at the Southern Regional campus.

Southern Boys Basketball Camps are designed to introduce area youth basketball players to the skills and fundamentals of the game while teaching them the culture and philosophies of Southern Boys ...

Mayor LaBarbiera Issues Statement to Grieving Community, #ParamusStrong

May 18, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – Thursday evening, Mayor Rich LaBarbiera released the following statement to his community in regards to the horrific accident that affected so many.

"Today, our community was shaken by a horrific accident resulting in two tragic, senseless deaths of a teacher and a student. As a father of three sons, I cannot fathom the level of pain and despair that the family of the ...

Mayor LaBarbiera joined by State Leaders to kickoff 2018 Campaign

PARAMUS, NJ – Last Thursday, Mayor Rich LaBarbiera officially kicked off his 2018 Campaign at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack. This event was attended by many leading North Jersey Democrats as well as over 400 residents and supporters. The Mayor and his running mates, Councilman Pat Verile and Councilwoman Holly Tedesco-Santos were joined by U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, U.S.

Mayor and Council Honor DPW Employee's Retirement After 29 Years of Service

PARAMUS - Tuesday night, the Mayor and Council honored DPW employee Gary Disilva who retired after 29 years of service to the Borough. Mayor Rich LaBarbiera thanked Gary for his 29 years of hard work and dedication to the Borough of Paramus.

Joining Mayor LaBarbiera was Guy Picone, Director of Public Works, who presented Disilva with a Borough of Paramus Public Works watch. Disilva was joined ...

Southern Regional Basketball Program Offers Youth Camps This Summer

May 8, 2018

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Boys Basketball Head Coach Eric Fierro announced recently the schedule for a number of weeks of basketball instruction this summer at the Southern Regional campus.

Southern Boys Basketball Camps are designed to introduce area youth basketball players to the skills and fundamentals of the game while teaching them the culture and philosophies of Southern Boys ...

Community Sends Thoughts and Prayers to East Brook Middle School, Paramus Strong

May 17, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – Around 10:30 AM Thursday morning, a bus filled with East Brook Middle School 5th Grade Students was involved in a motor vehicle accident along I-80 in Mount Olive, NJ. The students were enroute to Waterloo Village for a class field trip. It was initially reported that the bus had collided with a dump truck causing the bus to roll into the median and dislodge from its ...

School Bus Crash Closes Route 80

ROXBURY, NJ - A serious accident on Route 80 in Mount Olive at about 10:30 am. - one that involves a loaded school bus from Paramus - has forced the closure of the highway, prompting Roxbury police to warn drivers to stay away from the area.

Due to the situation, traffic is being diverted onto Route 46, police said.

A witness said the school bus appeared to have ...

Paramus Police Host Annual Memorial Service

PARAMUS – Paramus Police Department in conjunction with the Paramus PBA Local 186 hosted their 2018 Police Officer Memorial Tuesday evening. Although the weather wouldn’t cooperate, that didn’t stop Paramus’s finest from paying tribute to those lost in the line of duty this year.

Over the past year, one hundred and twenty nine men and women lost their lives in the line ...

Southern Regional Basketball Program Offers Youth Camps This Summer

May 8, 2018

STAFFORD - Southern Regional Boys Basketball Head Coach Eric Fierro announced recently the schedule for a number of weeks of basketball instruction this summer at the Southern Regional campus.

Southern Boys Basketball Camps are designed to introduce area youth basketball players to the skills and fundamentals of the game while teaching them the culture and philosophies of Southern Boys ...

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Mehrhof Pond Wildlife Observation Area In Little Ferry Open for Recreation

May 7, 2018

LITTLE FERRY, NJ – A partnership of governmental and environmental groups opened the Mehrhof Pond Wildlife Observation Area. The site features a fully accessible wildlife observation blind, interpretative wildlife and historical displays, and hundreds of new native plantings.

The Mehrhof Pond Wildlife Observation Area is open from dawn to dusk daily. It is located on Mehrhof Road ...