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1 hr ago | The Item

Lawyer for Bergen County Human Services director calls for county exec's impeachment

The lawyer for Bergen County Human Services Director Jane Linter is calling for the impeachment of County Executive Kathleen Donovan for trying to demote Linter, but he got a cool reception from several lawmakers, who scoffed at the request.


Related Topix: River Vale, NJ, Ridgefield, NJ

2 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

Edison native wounded in Gaza fighting

Wounded IDF soldier Moshe Hirt, a graduate of Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, told the school's principal that hundreds of people have visited him in the hospital, letting him know that " am Yisrael is one big family."


Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Highland Park, NJ, Israel, World News, Middle East

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Community Bank of Bergen County, NJ Reports Second Quarter 2014 Net Loss of $0.01 Per Share

The net loss for the second quarter of 2014 was due primarily to the sale of OREO properties during the quarter at a loss of .


7 hrs ago |

Waldwick police return to duty from six days of mourning

Like a family, they dealt with tragedy by coming together for meals, to reminisce about good times and to plan services for their fallen colleague.


Related Topix: Waldwick, NJ, Paramus, NJ, Fair Lawn, NJ, Allendale, NJ

8 hrs ago |

Hundreds Of Mourners Attend Funeral Of Bergen County Officer Killed Last Week

Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral on Tuesday of a Northern New Jersey police officer who was killed in the line of duty.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, Waldwick, NJ

11 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

One killed in Ridgefield crash; part of US 1&9 closed in both directions

The front-seat passenger was killed when a car hit a building at Broad and Edgewater avenues about 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinell said.


Related Topix: Ridgefield, NJ

12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

LOOK!: Married couple among 4 new Bergen County police recruits

MAHWAH - Four military veterans--including a married couple-- were officially sworn as Bergen County police officers Tuesday night at the Bergen County Public Safety Complex in Mahwah.


Related Topix: Mahwah, NJ, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jersey City, NJ, US Military, US Marine Corps

13 hrs ago |

Independence Township man awaiting sentencing on drug charge stole...

An Independence Township man awaiting sentencing on a conspiracy drug charge is now accused of stealing drainage pipes for scrap.


Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Four teenagers arrested on charges of sexual assault in Elmwood Park

Three Elmwood Park men were arrested this month and charged with aggravated sexual assault for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a severely intoxicated 15-year-old girl, prosecutors said.


Related Topix: Elmwood Park, NJ

Ramsey purchases former substation from Rockland Electric

On July 14, Mayor Christopher Botta met with the president and CEO of Rockland Electric, Tim Cawley, to officially announce the borough's acquisition of the former Rockland Electric Substation, a 3-acre parcel located near Chestnut Street, according to a press release.


Related Topix: Ramsey, NJ

Volunteers add touch of love to meal at Bergen County homeless shelter

It was more like a holiday in July than a typical lunchtime at the Bergen County human services center, one patron said.


Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires could affect North Jersey

Hundreds of aging railway cars that carry highly combustible crude oil through New Jersey every day would be phased out in two years if they are not retrofitted with better safety features under new federal rules proposed Wednesday.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, New Jersey, Boat Disaster, Harrington Park, NJ, Closter, NJ

The Item

Judge to decide soon on $66M construction contract for Bergen County Justice Center

A judge said he expects to rule by Monday whether Bergen County officials properly awarded a nearly $66 million contract to build a new Justice Center and nearby parking deck.


Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ, Wood-Ridge, NJ

Police investigating burglaries in Washington Township

Washington Township Police and the Bergen County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating a pair of burglaries that occurred Monday night.


Opinion: Blue Acres: eminent domain with compassion

EMINENT DOMAIN, or condemnation, is the process that allows the government - municipal, county, state or federal - to acquire private property for public use.


Related Topix: Oakland, NJ, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Meadowlands Commission to unveil new tide gate in Wood-Ridge

An old tide gate remains standing in the Hackensack River next to Anderson Creek in Secaucus on Monday, August 06, 2012.


Related Topix: Wood-Ridge, NJ, Secaucus, NJ, Carlstadt, NJ, Moonachie, NJ, Teterboro, NJ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Wine Spectator awards include six from Bergen, Passaic counties

This year's Wine Spectator restaurant awards include five from Bergen County and one from Passaic County.


Related Topix: Passaic County, NJ, Edgewater, NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, Wanaque, NJ, Paramus, NJ

Report says New Jersey is the state with the 14th most police fatalities this year

The deaths of Jersey City Det. Melvin Santiago and a Bergen County officer have made New Jersey number fourteen on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Preliminary 2014 Fatality Statistics list.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Jersey City, NJ, Waldwick, NJ

Husband and wife among four new Bergen County Police recruits

Christopher and Wendy Tinio of Westwood already share a last name, two children and service in the Marines, and now they'll share the Bergen County Police Department.


Related Topix: Westwood, NJ, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Advertiser News (North)

Sussex Borough to send utility sale to referendum

The Sussex Borough Council voted to introduce a referendum regarding the proposed sale of the Water and Sewer Utility Systems on Jan. 15. Four members approved referring the sale decision to the public: Council President Marina Krynicky, Councilman Bruce LaBar, Councilman Salvatore Lagattuta, and Councilwoman Georgeanna Stoll.