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Bergen County News

July 31, 2022

RUTHERFORD, NJ - Students at Bergen Community College got an opportunity to craft a comprehensive marketing campaign for the Borough of Rutherford as part of their spring semester. The BCC Introduction to Business class led by Professor Justin Watrel of Bergen Community College, presented their ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is offering Monkeypox vaccines beginning today, Friday, July 29 to New Jersey at-risk residents. New Bridge joins Cooper University Hospital in Camden County as additional sites for residents without a confirmed exposure who believe they may have ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center received $2 million in federal funds for the expansion of its Behavioral Health Emergency Department Expansion Project.  County commissioners and Congressman Josh Gottheimer joined hospital officials just outside the hospital's emergency room ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Psychiatry Residency Program. “We are proud to be an educational leader, providing a solid and diverse foundation for the future of Psychiatry,” said Deborah Visconi, President and CEO of Bergen New Bridge ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The National Weather Service is warning about a severe thunderstorm with 60mph winds and quarter size hail at approximately 12:55 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 1:15 p.m. for Eastern Passaic County; Southeastern Bergen Countyl Central Essex County; and some ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ  - It got mighty wet in the area on Monday. Paramus received close to 3 inches during Monday's severe storm that caused flooding throughout the area. Below are the rainfall amounts according to the National Weather Service: FAIR LAWN                     4.25 IN   0620 AM ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a 'Heat Advisory' for Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Passaic Counties through Sunday, July 24.  A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 10 p.m. this evening as rains and wind begin at 2:15 p.m. Rolling thunder and intensely darkening skies have been noticeable throughout the afternoon. Radio reports are warning about possible ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Ready to Start Shopping? Make your online shopping count. Purchase using AmazonSmile and you will get what you need while helping the Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Foundation support New Jersey’s largest hospital. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, it is the same products, ...

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TRENTON/LODI, NJ – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced a series of three successive railroad crossing rehabilitation projects in Lodi, near Hackensack University Medical Center. The first of three repairs will require the closure and detour of Essex Street this weekend.

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NEW JERSEY -- While July 4th fireworks lighting up the sky is fun for many families, they can be particularly scary for the furry family members. In fact, the upcoming holiday is the one on which animals are most likely to go missing, according to lost pet finder PetAmberAlert, there is a 30 to 60 ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A parent objected to a "progressive" flag he characterized as "controversial" and "politically charged" hung at TJ Middle School. Parent Kurt Schwartz, a lifelong resident of the borough who has three children, said, "Some, maybe not all, parents may be uncomfortable discussing a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrests of three men on multiple charges in the death of a Lodi man in March 2022. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Giovanni Feliciano from Garfield, Jefersson Gonzalez and Elvis DeJesus both of ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen County joined forces with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, Buddies of NJ, and Bergen County LGBTQ+ Alliance to celebrate Pride Month with a flag raising ceremony at the hospital campus June 13. “This is a culmination of having two pride events turned into one,” said James ...

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NEW JERSEY - With June officially marking the start of hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are encouraging residents along the Atlantic Coast to get prepared.  NOAA’s current outlook of the 2022 Atlantic ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - May is mental health awareness month, and it could not have been more poignant this week in the aftermath of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting. "There is no health without mental health," said Deborah Visconi, Bergen New Bridge President and CEO, who delivered opening remarks at a ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – The County of Bergen paid tribute to local military service members in a ceremony at One Bergen County Plaza in recognition of Military Appreciation Month on Friday, May 13. Declared by Congress in 1999, May was selected National Military Appreciation Month as a month-long ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella and Chief Jason Love announced a county-wide plan to enhance security at houses of worship and schools in response to increasing acts of domestic terrorism across the country.  Law ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - Residents around Teterboro Airport will see a marked increase in military air traffic ahead of Fleet Week in New York City. According to airport officials, Teterboro Airport will host a number of military aircraft that will be taking part in the annual US Navy Fleet Week events ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Guardian Research Network Inc. (GRN) announced that Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and a clinical affiliate of Rutgers University Medical School, has joined its nationwide healthcare system research network. As not-for-profits, both entities come ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Batten down the hatches. Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey. “Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday have ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Bergen County Jail innate is facing charges for threatening a Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office employee and their family, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced.  Michael Strzelczyk, 40, originally from Wayne but incarcerated at Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, has ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Scratchy throat, watery eyes, dry cough? Could be Covid...or, just a seasonal allergy attack. But which is it? Bergen New Bridge Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gian Varbaro says it's not so easy to tell.  "If we knew for sure right away, things would be so much simpler, so easy," he ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The black bear sighting noted by one of TAPinto's readers did not go unnoticed by police, although there is little they can do about it. On May 1, police said just after 8:30 a.m., the Glen Rock Police Department received several reports of a bear wandering through town. "The ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A reader shared their experience this Sunday afternoon, which included a Bear sighting.

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PARAMUS, NJ — A Fire Weather Watch, put forth on Thursday according to the National Weather Service, will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions. The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A Bergen County Academies student will be honored at the YWCA of Northern New Jersey’s 2022 Racial Justice Awards for her activism in the community.  Laila Jeffries-El is a senior at the Hackensack-based school and is a co-founder of the Black & Latinx Student Organization, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - An unnamed Bergen County juvenile has been arrested on child pornography charges, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love. The ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center raised a special white flag today, one bearing the iconic Red Cross in recognition of Red Cross month, March. "Whether it's right here at home dealing with the blood shortage or across the world in Ukraine, the Red Cross plays a critical role in ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Federal judges in the Third Circuit of Appeals have upheld a previous decision, keeping Hackensack Meridian Health’s planned merger with Englewood Healthcare on pause.  According to the court’s decision, the planned merger would leave Hackensack Meridian controlling half of the ...

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