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3 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
A Ridgewood businesswoman has pleaded guilty to a charge that she took part in a $100 million biofuel fraud as a top executive of two Bergen County alternative-energy companies that authorities say carried out the scam.
5 hrs ago | NJ.com
TRENTON - New Jersey returned a record $125.1 million in unclaimed property and funds to residents during the last fiscal year.
9 hrs ago | The Item
A judge Friday stood by his decision to uphold Bergen County's award of a nearly $66-million contract for construction of a new Justice Center and parking deck.
11 hrs ago | NJ.com
LEONIA - The business suit-wearing burglar already linked to two Leonia break-ins is believed to have targeted a third borough home Thursday, but was scared away by the resident, police said.
15 hrs ago | New Jersey State Police
The New Jersey State Police, working in cooperation with the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, have arrested Henry Flores, 55, of Union City, N.J., as a result of an on-going investigation into a fatal crash that occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike.
19 hrs ago | NJ.com
Gary Bohanan, 44, of North Bergen, was indicted yesterday in connection with his alleged role in an armed robbery spree of banks and commercial establishments in Bergen and Hudson counties in July 2013, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
New Jersey's housing market is continuing to climb out of its worst slump since World War II, with home construction in the state running at the strongest pace since 2006 - about 29 percent ahead of last year's rate.
The borough finally has an up-to-date website again, after months of council bickering and complaints by residents about the dearth of online information available from the local government.
Stop Somerset Hills Power Plant is among the groups receiving grants this year from the New Jersey Highlands Coalition.
A 25-year-old Paterson man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with selling 400 packets of heroin to an undercover police detective in Elmwood Park, according to Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli.
Luxury cars are once again disappearing from driveways and coffee shops in an organized fashion, just months after state police charged 29 men in the takedown of an international carjacking ring.
An arrest was made last week in connection with 14 car burglaries that occurred in business and condominium lots between Dec. 22, 2013, and Feb. 3, the police department announced in a press release.
As ospreys and airplanes flew over head with wetlands and industry as a backdrop exemplifying the delicate balance of the Meadowlands, New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Officials christened a new tide gate on July 23 that is expected to alleviate flooding to low-lying industrial sections particularly in Carlstadt.
Eight candidates have filed to run for three, three-year seats on the Elmwood Park Board of Education in November.
A 22-year-old Hackensack man was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual contact with a 14-year-old boy of his acquaintance, authorities said Wednesday.
Bark in the Park returns for a third year at Overpeck County Park in Ridgefield Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2. This popular all-things-canine event again features music, food and dog contests plus opportunities to adopt a pet from the North Shore Animal League and Bergen County Animal Shelter.
First Lady Mary Pat Christie honored a Bergen County Democrat for his commitment to improving the lives of local residents by increasing access to healthy, fresh foods through the organization's Farm to Live program.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:56 pm
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