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Bristol House Facade Collapse

Bristol House Facade Collapse

At 5:15 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, the facade of the Bristol House, 277 Prospect Ave., Hackensack, collapsed. No injuries were reported but several hundred bricks fell onto parked cars. The building…

Paramus Officer Rescues Family

Paramus Officer Rescues Family

Responding to a call from a neighbor smelling smoke, Paramus police arrived at an apartment at 11 Sorbello Road during the afternoon of Sept. 21 and saw smoke emanating from…

T-Shirts Display Survival Stories

T-Shirts Display Survival Stories

The HealingSPACE at the YWCA of Bergen County (formerly the YWCA Rape Crisis Center) hosted its 20th annual Clothesline Project on the historic Hackensack Green outside the Bergen County Court…

Florist Celebrates Good Neighbor Day

Florist Celebrates Good Neighbor Day

Bill O’Shea’s Florist & Gifts of Hasbrouck Heights hosted its annual Good Neighbor Day on Sept. 12 to promote giving back to the community and spreading smiles. This year, Bill O’Shea’s collected 85 bags of non-perishable food and sundries to…

Route 4 Pedestrian Safety Project

Route 4 Pedestrian Safety Project

The state Department of Transportation recently announced a project to improve pedestrian safety and mobility at several locations on and around highly-traveled Route 4 in Teaneck. NJDOT’s contractor, New Prince…

Handgun Discovered at High School

Handgun Discovered at High School

At approximately 9:47 a.m. on Sept. 17, Paramus police responded to the Windsor Preparatory High School on Midland Avenue following a report of a student carrying a gun. Upon arrival,…

Overpeck Kayak Center Unveiled

Overpeck Kayak Center Unveiled

Under sunny late summer skies, Hackensack Riverkeeper Capt. Bill Sheehan and Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan recently cut the ceremonial ribbon at the official grand opening of the Overpeck Park…

A Lasting Tribute

A Lasting Tribute

In a moving ceremony last night, Rochelle Park commemorated 9/11 by unveiling a monument featuring a piece of steel from the World Trade Center .  The monument, which is located…

Bergen County Bar Foundation Sponsors Annual “Backpacks for Kids” Program

Bergen County Bar Foundation Sponsors Annual “Backpacks for Kids” Program

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, the Beren County Bar Foundation distributed over 165 backpacks and school supplies to local children in need as part of its annual school supply drive. The…

Maywood Avenue School Remembers

Maywood Avenue School Remembers

Members of the Maywood Avenue School Student Council shared their thoughts during the 9/11 ceremony on Sept. 10. Pictured: Lucia Mosca, Kathy Oleschuk, Grace Coniff and Christine Desomma.    …