Paramus Top Stories

October 13, 2019

PARAMUS, N.J. -- A 31-year-old Paramus man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. On Tuesday, October 8, an infant was transported to the Hackensack University Medical Center via ambulance for medical treatment after suffering apparent trauma.

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PARAMUS, NJ -- Borough police arrested two New York men and charged them with unlawful possession of weapons, possession of CDS with intent to distribute, money laundering and hindering apprehension.   On Wednesday, October 9 after 2 a.m., police observed a late-model sedan driving improperly ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – When Suzanne M. Helff returned to Bergen Community College in 1997 after taking time away to raise her daughter, she decided to pursue a degree related to a lifelong passion: the care of animals. Tragically, Helff never completed her studies in the institution’s veterinary ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Hudy Muldrow, Sr., the former bus driver for the Paramus School District whose reckless driving resulted in the deaths of a teacher and a student last May, is due back in court on October 31.  Morris County Prosecutors charged Muldrow, 78, with two counts of second-degree ...

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PARAMUS, NJ -- In a contested race for Paramus Council, one newcomer, two current council members and one former councilman are in the running this coming election on Tuesday, November 5. Vying for two, three-year seats on the governing body are Republican Newcomer Joseph ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- CBH Care, the community-based mental and behavioral healthcare non-profit that has served the greater Bergen County area for 50 years, hosted its annual Gabriel M. Ambrosio Memorial Golf & Tennis Outing on Tuesday, September 24, with special guest, mental health advocate and ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – In 2009, a manor-like complex on South River Street situated in the midst of Hackensack’s bustling downtown opened its doors and its hearts to disadvantaged individuals from young adults to veterans who are in need of basic amenities such as a warm bed, food, clothing, and some ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – County leaders have bestowed Bergen Community College Professor Dr. Mina Ahn with the Outstanding Educator Award. Government officials, which included Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III, the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Bergen County Sheriff Anthony ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – For Lucille Cigolini, fighting addiction isn’t a matter of willpower or love. If it were, her son Justin would still be alive. Addiction, rather, is a lifelong brain disease currently afflicting millions of Americans who all too often suffer with it in the shadows of their shame; a ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that Disability Awareness Day will be held at the Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., on Sunday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The free event comes with train rides, a carousel, animal demonstrations, and information on ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – A 36-year-old Paramus man, who previously owned and operated Empire Pharmacy in West New York, was charged by complaint with conspiracy to commit health care fraud, and conspiracy to pay illegal kickbacks to a doctor, according to a press release from the United States Attorney ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. – Joined by government officials, healthcare industry partners, college leaders and students who recently began apprenticeship training, Bergen Community College announced the acquisition of a $12 million U.S. Department of Labor grant during a Sept. 25 event in the institution’s ...

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HACKENSACK- Daniel Mai works hard to inspire his teammates to be committed in both school and football. Mai’s work ethic is not unique to school, and it transfers to the field as well. He’s among the first in the weight room, locker room, and on the field, which he hopes creates urgency for his ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Stew Leonard’s was the place Martha Stewart shopped at for the ingredients she used to craft her most famous recipes, fed the milk machine quarters, and admired the animal farm. This past Monday, September 16, during the retail dairy store’s 50th year in operation, the culinary ...

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BERGEN COUNTY - Sheriff Anthony Cureton and Prosecutor Mark Musella will host a safety briefing for Jewish community leaders and local law enforcement officials on Fri., Sept. 20 at 10:00 a.m.  The months of Sept. and Oct. mark several high holy days for the Jewish faith including Rosh Hashanah, ...

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TRENTON - Gov. Phil Murphy will appear on "CNN New Day" on ...

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  Remembering our departed loved ones from Sept. 11, 2001 in Bergen County. Paul Andrew Acquaviva, Gary Albero, Christopher Edward Allingham, Richard A. Aronow, Jack Charles Aron, Michael A. Asciak, Maurice Vincent Barry "Moe", Paul F. Beatini, Daniel D. Bergstein, Richard M. Blood ...

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HACKENSACK - The city of Hackensack is holding a 9/11 remembrance ceremony and World Trade Center Steel Artifact Monument dedication on Wed.,, Sept. 11 at 3:30 p.m. outside the Fire Headquarters at 205 State Street. Mayor John Labrosse, members of the Hackensack City Council, members of the ...

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LEONIA - On Wed., Sept. 11, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Freeholders are inviting the public to a September 11th Ceremony on Wed., at 4:30 p.m. at the Bergen County 9/11 Monument in the Henry Hoebel Area of Overpeck County Park off Fort Lee Road in Leonia.  

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Approximately 2,200 cases of Udi's Classic Hamburger Buns are being recalled by Conagra Brands due to the potential presence of small pieces of white plastic, announced the FDA.  The issue was discovered after a dough scraper inadvertently incorporated the pieces of plastic during the production ...

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BERGEN- In Ridgewood, on Mon., Sept. 9, U.S. Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) will focus on the fight against domestic terrorism, to combat the rise in ISIS-inspired, homegrown terror and white ...

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HACKENSACK- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center will host its 11th annual Celebrating Life and Liberty at MetLife Stadium on Fri., Sept. 13 at 4:30 p.m. The event celebrates survivorship and generates inspiration and support to those ...

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TRENTON– On Sept. 4, James Carey, New Jersey Lottery acting executive director, announced that there were three third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, Sept. 3 drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Those tickets were ...

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Advisory: Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Bergen County Active for the next 8 hours Severe Thunderstorm Watch in New Jersey Active for the next 8 hours · National Weather Service Severe Thunderstorm watch is in effect until 9:00 p.m. EDT For the following New Jersey locations by ...

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HACKENSACK– Hackensack University Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Hackensack Meridian Health, is transforming its campus with the construction of a new, state-of-the-art patient pavilion along Second Street in Hackensack, New Jersey. With a gross square footage of 530,000 sq. ft., ...

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PARAMUS – The Care Plus Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports the innovative and life-changing programs and services of Care Plus NJ, Inc. will be holding its eighth annual “Golfers Give Back” charitable Golf Outing on Mon., Sept. 16 at White Beeches Country Club in ...

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BERGEN COUNTY- The Simon Wiesenthal Center recently honored Bergen County Clerk, John S. Hogan with its “Heroes for Tolerance” award at a pre-game ceremony at the Yankee Stadium.  In presenting the award to Hogan, Michael D. Cohen, Eastern Director of the Wiesenthal Center and Englewood Council ...

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NEW JERSEY - The last hooray of summer bliss... Labor Day was always a special time that I spent camping in the Catskills.  There's nothing like sleeping in a Coleman tent with your family to appreciate the sounds of crickets and the smell of campfires crackling.  And depending on the ...

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ORLANDO, FL – A vacationing New Jersey state trooper saved a girl from drowning in Florida last week, NJ State Police reported. While vacationing in Florida on Aug. 23, Trooper I Charles Travis was near a resort swimming pool when he heard someone calling for help. Travis entered the pool, ...

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