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Port Authority Bus Terminal To Test New Security System This Week

August 13, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal today through Wednesday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try an identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices, according to a release from the agency.

The Port Authority will launch this pilot test on the new security system designed to help law enforcement ...

Could NJ Surpass Nevada and Become the Top U.S. Sports Betting Market?

New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal?

David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling Compliance [paywall] that his goal is for New Jersey to be the top sports betting market in ...

Some Students in NJ Could Go To County College For Free in 2019

Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration last week.

The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide two years of community college free for students across the state. It was officially launched ...

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Paramus Council Introduces 2018 Budget

PARAMUS, NJ -- Tuesday evening, the Paramus Township Council introduced the 2018 municipal budget with no tax increases.

The budget, which is subject to changes between now and its adoption at an upcoming Council meeting, sets a general appropriations budget of $65,999,586.96, with municipal tax portion of $39,546,167.30. The tax rate not set yet, but estimated rate is 1.815.

“I am ...

City inks $24 Million Deal with Hackensack University Medical Center

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The City Council last night officially signed off on a long-anticipated agreement with Hackensack University Medical Center that will result in $24 million in payments to the city over the next six years. Reflecting a shared vision for the revitalization of the city, the Host Community Agreement cements a partnership between the City of Hackensack and Bergen ...

Garden State Plaza Retailers to Donate Portion of Proceeds Tomorrow to Victims of East Brook Middle School Crash

PARAMUS, NJ -- Over a dozen retailers at the Westfield Garden State Plaza have pledged to donate commission from sales tomorrow to the support the victims of the fatal East Brook Middle School bus accident last month. 

12 stores located in the biggest mall in Paramus have pledged to donate 10% of sales made tomorrow. to the cause. These retailers are: 16 Handles, Bags Plus, ...

Paramus welcomes Sony to town

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY – Thursday morning, Mayor LaBarbiera cut the ribbon for Sony’s newest location located on Century Road. The new 45,000 square foot facility will act as offices and a repair center for the Japanese tech company. Sony closed facilities in Park Ridge and Teaneck to join them together in Paramus. The new state of the art facility is expected to bring upwards of 225 new ...

Can Stew Leonard’s save declining Paramus Park Mall?

PARAMUS, NJ- It is no secret that the retail industry has seen a decrease in shoppers over the past year which has caused many stores to close their doors. This decline hit home when Sears was forced to close in February after 44 years in Paramus.  The effects the closing of such a power house like Sears could be detrimental to Paramus Park which has seen a drastic decline in the number of ...

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