Sick-leave windfalls making taxpayers ill
This is the moment in time for the Legislature to step up and take the lead to abolish New Jersey's law that allows public employees to accumulate unused sick leave time for later-in-life big-time payouts.
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Cliffsiide Park resident receives education honor
Life-long borough resident Krystle Sanchez was recently named Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Child Care Association, an honor which punctuates a life of struggles and a commitment to never give up in the face of adversity.
Men indicted in connection with death of Cliffside Park merchant
Two men were indicted March 31 on charges of vehicular homicide and aggravated manslaughter in connection with the May 2012 death of Cliffside Park record store owner, Stephen Lenge.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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Officials: Off-duty North Bergen cop injured by knife during dispute
An off-duty North Bergen police officer was injured by a man allegedly wielding a knife during a dispute yesterday morning just after midnight in North Hudson Park, officials said today.
The Record: Cost of transparency
IN AN incredible case coming out of southern New Jersey involving two news-gathering organizations and the Collingswood Board of Education, a ruling could come down soon that would have a devastating effect on those news groups and on any individual who believes in the spirit of open government.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Pressure is mounting for Trenton to reform public employee payouts
A series of six-figure payouts that have forced towns to borrow millions of dollars have placed a renewed focus on the perk afforded to public workers for decades.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Suspect in Fairview slaying accused of plotting to kill co-defendant
A 22-year-old man accused of killing an 88-year-old Fairview man during a burglary almost four years ago has been charged with plotting to kill a co-defendant to keep him from testifying, authorities said Thursday.
Ferrari Drivers Indicted in Man's East Rutherford Motorcycle Death
Two men are facing aggravated manslaughter and vehicular homicide charges in connection with the May 2012 death of a Kinnelon man in an accident on Berry's Creek Road in East Ruthorford, NorthJersey.com reported.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Police: North Jersey man rented Linden house that he didn't own
Police have issued an arrest warrant for William Prokos, 35, of Kearny and Cliffside Park, on charges of burglary and theft by deception, said Capt.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
This photo of the Bergen County Police was made from the video.
A five-minute video that touts the benefits of the Bergen County Police Department as a "force multiplier" that provides cost-efficient police services and cost $29,500 to be produced will be paid for by the police union after the County Prosecutor's Office balked at a request to use money seized from criminals to pay the bill.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
The Record: Not enough sunshine
IT"S ABOUT time officials in Cliffside Park understood government belongs to the public; it's not a private club.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Sons pay homage to North Jersey dad on centennial of his birth
On the 100th anniversary of John Huber Jr.'s birth, his sons Greg, left, and Barry Huber visited a shed that their father built at his last residence in Mahwah.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Ryan Fogarty, a Cliffside Park teacher, was arrested on drug charges.
PARENTS IN Cliffside Park are right to be concerned after the arrest of a teacher on drug charges and suspension and leave of absence for two other faculty members.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Parents meet with Cliffside Park school administrators to discuss recent teacher suspensions
Cliffside Park School District administrators met with approximately 80 parents and guardians March 27 to further discuss concerns left in the wake of the recent drug-related arrest and suspension of a high school special education teacher and the possible involvement of two School 6 faculty members, both are fifth grade teachers.
Judge orders Cliffside Park to justify closed-door meetings, keep...
Borough officials must give a reason before the council can meet behind closed doors, as well as keep comprehensive meeting minutes and make them promptly available to the public, a Superior Court judge said.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Cliffside Park suspends two teachers in drug probe, reassures parents that their kids are safe
The school district disclosed Wednesday that two teachers have been suspended in an ongoing substance-abuse investigation, prompting some community members at a school board meeting to call for random drug testing of the faculty.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Cliffside Park teacher charged with heroin possession
Cliffside Park Police have announced on March 25 the arrest of Ryan Fogarty, 29, a teacher at Cliffside Park High School on various controlled substances-related crimes.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Non-residents to get new rate at Palisades Park town pool
The Palisades Park town pool will be open to residents in four nearby municipalities at the same rates offered to those who live in the borough.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Capano to run for a seat on the Cliffside Park BOE again
A Cliffside Park Board of Education member who resigned in January is now running for a seat in the upcoming Board of Education election in April.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Cliffside Park woman charged with filing false police report for armed hijacking of car
A 28-year-old Cliffside Park woman who told police her car was hijacked by armed men who boxed her in as she drove in nearby Edgewater was arrested and charged Tuesday with filing a false report and disorderly conduct, authorities said.