Bergen County Newswire

Bergen County Newswire

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  1. Elderly, those at risk urged to avoid the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    The National Weather Service on Saturday issued a warning for the elderly and those with health conditions to stay out of the heat on Monday, when the heat index could hit 105 as the temperature and humidity rise. North Jersey continued to bake over the weekend and an air-quality alert was issued Saturday by the state Department of Environmental Protection as surface ozone reached unhealthy levels.

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  2. Kelly: Christie holds court at conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... relation to this columnist) lives in Ramsey and has long been a behind-the-scenes Republican Party activist in Bergen County. She so impressed Christie with her ability to run an Election Day phone bank that he brought her into his administration, ...

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  3. Municipalities cannot afford to pay six-figure retirement packages to some employees.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... to public records. This in a town of about 18,000 people with a crime rate significantly below that of Bergen County and the state, according to the uniform crime report of the state police. Neither municipal officials nor the taxpayers can afford ...

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  4. $20M more needed to repair iconic Bergen County courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    The new Bergen County Justice Center building is set to open in November but the final phase of work - renovation of the domed courthouse - likely won't begin until next year and is going to cost more than was planned, even after millions in cost increases. While the money has covered four of the five major components of the project, there is not enough to cover the final phase: the renovation of the domed courthouse that is the icon of the county seat.

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  5. Bergen County Resident Graduates Prestigious Bergen LEADS Leadership ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Paramus Post

    Celebrates Bergen County's Rich Film History-- -Joyce Luhrs of Leonia, New Jersey graduated recently from the Class of 2016 Bergen LEADS , Bergen County's first and only civic leadership program sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County in Hackensack, New Jersey. Bergen LEADS, a 10-month unique experiential learning and leadership program, is designed to prepare aspiring and acknowledged leaders to tackle the unique challenges and embrace the opportunities in Bergen County.

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  6. Bergen County Students Named To Dean's List At Berkeley CollegeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Paramus Post

    Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the Dean's List at Berkeley College for the Spring 2016 Quarter. "I am so proud of these students for their hard work," said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College.

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  7. The Community Chest Awards Nearly $200,000 to 24 Organizations Throughout Bergen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Paramus Post

    ... Health System, West Side Infant and Teen Program (a new awardee), Women's Rights Information Center, YWCA of Bergen County, and Visiting Homemaker Bergen County. The Harriet Tanner Impact Grant was awarded to Vantage Health System to hire start-up ...

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  8. Senior Spotlight: Hackensack volleyball player Jason van der WiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    ... play and higher in tournaments. The right-hander shot his first 600 series in the afternoon round of the Bergen County tournament en route to averaging 192.7 over six games and placing 23rd in a field of 150-plus. "Right now, I'm also doing a ...

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  9. Six-year fugitive in Garfield sex assault captured in Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Item

    A man who was on the run for six years after being convicted of committing a sexual assault in Garfield was caught in the Dominican Republic and returned to Bergen County this week, authorities said on Friday. Luis M. Caraballo, 34, who was convicted of aggravated sexual assault, had been a fugitive since 2010, when he failed to appear for sentencing in state Superior Court in Hackensack, Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino said in a release.

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  10. Hackensack man charged in alleged sex assault of girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Item

    A 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in the city, authorities said on Friday. Sherman Palmer, a truck driver who lives in Hackensack, is charged with one count each of first-degree aggravated sexual assault and second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, Bergen County's acting prosecutor, Gurbir S. Grewal, said in a release.

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  11. North Jersey forests spared serious damage by gypsy moths this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NorthJersey.com

    Aerial surveys this month showed no damage in Bergen County compared with 8,800 acres last year. A gypsy moth caterpillar is seen here.

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  12. Lodi man charged with stealing 6 car batteries, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    Charles Lentini was taken to the Bergen County Jail on $10,000 bail charged with burglary and theft, police said. SOUTH HACKENSACK - A Lodi man was arrested Friday and charged with multiple counts of burglary and theft in connection with several vehicle break-ins, according to police.

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  13. Fugitive convicted of sex assault returned to N.J. after 6 years on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    HACKENSACK - A man convicted of sexual assault who failed to appear for sentencing six years ago has been arrested in the Dominican Republic, authorities said Friday. Luis Caraballo was returned to New Jersey on Thursday by the U.S. Marshal's Service, Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino said in a statement.

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  14. In first month, new Norwood superintendent working to learn about the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NorthJersey.com

    ... students. Gross said she's "very excited" to be in the Northern Valley, adding she has previous experience in Bergen County, having worked as a principal in Westwood. Part of that, she said, is being part of the Northern Valley Schools Consortium, ...

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  15. Montvale woman, 60, arrested on drug, distribution chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NorthJersey.com

    The arrest was made as a result of a narcotics investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office and the Mahwah and Montvale police departments. According to a press release from Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal on July 22, Linda Famelico was arrested on Wednesday, July 20 after she allegedly distributed controlled dangerous substances to an undercover detective of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office.

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  16. Edgewater man downloaded, shared child porn, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    EDGEWATER - A 61-year-old man was arrested Thursday after a search of his home revealed images of child exploitation and child pornography, according to Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal. Alredo Vincente of River Road is accused of using the internet to distribute and acquire images and videos of child pornography via a file-sharing program, the prosecutor said.

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  17. Investigators arrest 60-year-old Montvale woman on drug distribution chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NorthJersey.com

    The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office says it arrested a 60-year-old borough woman Wednesday on drug distribution charges. Linda Famelico sold drugs to an undercover prosecutor's detective, Acting Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said in a statement.

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  18. Edgewater man accused of possessing images of child exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Item

    A 60-year-old borough man remained in the Bergen County Jail on Friday on allegations that he had images and videos at his home depicting child exploitation. Detectives searched Alfredo Vincente's home on June 16 and found the files, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said in a statement.

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  19. Penthouse residences at Trio are priced from $595,000 and are offered ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Item

    The most recent sale at Trio in Palisades Park is further evidence there's strong demand for upscale, high-rise condominium living in the Bergen County market. A luxurious two-bedroom Penthouse home was recently sold at the nine-story, full-service buildings, according to The Marketing Directors, exclusive marketing and sales agent for Trio.

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  20. Person struck, killed by NJ Transit train in Bergen CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Jersey Journal

    ... to NJ Transit. (Wikipedia Commons) LYNDHURST - A person was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train in Bergen County Friday morning, officials said. Described by NJ Transit as a trespasser, the person was hit by a Main Line train near the ...

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