Friday Sep 12
The Jersey Journal
N.J. panel approves tougher inspection, investigation requirements to protect disabled people
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle , shown in this 2010 file photo, is a sponsor of two bills that aim to promote more aggressive and transparent investigations of group homes when a disabled person is mistreated. TRENTON - With a surge of developmental disabled residents moving into community homes, an Assembly panel has approved a bill that will increase the demands on group-home operators to report and respond to accusations of abuse and neglect, and give the state more authority to prevent and investigate incidents of mistreatment.
Friday Sep 12
Man killed crossing Route 17 in Upper Saddle River
A middle-aged man was struck by a car and killed while crossing Route 17 early Friday morning, authorities said. Police have not released the victim's identity or any other details except that he is from NJ.
Friday Sep 12
The Newark Star-Ledger
Man killed trying to cross Route 17 in Upper Saddle River, police say
A man was struck and killed trying to cross Route 17 southbound in Upper Saddle River early Friday, police said. UPPER SADDLE RIVER - A man was struck and killed early Friday as he tried to cross Route 17, according to police.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Washington Post
Commodities Fall to Eight-Month Low as Brent Stays Below $100
Commodities dropped to an eight- month low as signs of abundant supplies and slowing economic growth curbed demand for raw materials. The Bloomberg Commodity Index of 22 raw materials fell 0.3 percent by 3:24 p.m. in London after earlier declining 0.4 percent to 122.9665, the lowest since Jan. 10. The gauge declined 2.1 percent this year.
Historical House Tour in Bergen and Rockland counties
HOW MUCH: $35 in advance at rocklandhistory.org, brownpapertickets.com or in person at Upper Saddle River Library, 245 Lake St., Upper Saddle River or Historical Society of Rockland County, 20 Zukor Road, New City. On the day of the tour, tickets are $40; purchase at Old Stone Church Education Building, 500 East Saddle River Road, Upper Saddle River.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Bergen luxe car makers post record August sales
Two luxury automobile makers with U.S. headquarters in Bergen County posted record sales in August, with Maserati boosted by what the company calls its "accessibly" affordable Ghibli, whose base price is $66,900. Maserati said August was its best month ever, with the Italian carmaker selling 1,274 vehicles, reflecting a 268 percent increase compared with the same month last year.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Newark man crashes into Ridgewood construction site
A 49-year-old Newark man is accused of leading police on a brief car chase Thursday night that began on Route 17 south in Upper Saddle River and ended in a crash in Ridgewood, authorities said.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Non-profits news: Week of August 25, 2014
The Bergen County Protect and Rescue Foundation is now a participating animal shelter on the ResQwalk mobile application, enabling animal lovers to raise money for animal rescues and earn rewards every time they go for a walk.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Digital Photography Review
Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1 flagship flash unit gets US announcement and pricing
Previously introduced on its European website , Metz has announced its new flagship model the Mecablitz 64 AF-1 in the US market.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Upper Saddle River mother teams up with The Wiggles
A company founded by an Upper Saddle River mother has teamed up with one of the world's most popular children's bands to create a product intended to promote health safety for children.
The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
Upper Saddle River broker banned
An Upper Saddle River stockbroker has agreed to be banned from the industry and his employer from the same town will pay $300,000 to settle allegations that the broker lied to investors.