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Three Bergen County Freeholders said Monday that the task force appointed to study the future of Bergen Regional Medical Center is not inclusive enough and has too many of County Executive Kathleen Donovan's political allies. The future of the 1,000-bed county-owned Paramus hospital will be one of the biggest decisions facing county government when the contract with the current hospital operator expires in March 2017.
A former Don Bosco Prep track star with a promising future as a University of Pennsylvania student was charged Monday with a vandalism binge in the township last May that shattered windows in nine homes and three parked cars. Timothy Hamlett, who has completed his sophomore year at Penn, turned himself in at the Teaneck Municipal Court to face charges in connection with the vandalism that left residents wondering what was becoming of the normally quiet neighborhood in the southwest corner of the township, just a few blocks from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
A Hackensack man facing attempted murder and assault charges in the March 2013 stabbing of his ex-wife's boyfriend has turned down a plea offer and will stand trial this fall. Carlos Victoriano had been offered a 15-year sentence in exchange for a guilty plea to attempted murder and aggravated assault charges in connection with the stabbing of the victim and his son during an altercation in a local Laundromat, Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor Danielle Grootenboer said.
Sept. 11 ceremonies are continuing today, with tributes being held for those in Bergen County who lost their lives in the attacks 13 years ago. A ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the Piazza of the Bergen County Administration Building in Hackensack.
Bowing to residents' contention that the selection of a new city manager is fraught with future problems, the Mayor and Council postponed the vote for the position from the Sept. 2 meeting to conduct a more comprehensive background check.
HACKENSACK - After the 9/11 attacks, William Maher spent weeks trying to find his cousin in the rubble of the World Trade Center. His cousin, Edward Thomas Keane, had retired from his job as an engineer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey before 2001 but was working as a consultant for the agency at the time of the attacks.
Gov. Chris Christie, First Lady Mary Pat Christie and family attends the September 11 anniversary ceremonies in 2011 in New York.
BERGEN COUNTY - Dozens of Bergen County's 70 towns will be dedicating 9/11 remembrance ceremonies to the 147 county residents who died on thirteen years ago in the tragedy. The county will be holding two remembrance ceremonies , the first at 12:30 p.m. at 1 Bergen County Plaza on Thursday, and the second at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the memorial in Overpeck Park in Leonia.
Just steps from the Hudson River on the North Bergen waterfront, officials announced this morning that Palisades Medical Center will join a major New Jersey health organization. Palisades Medical Center will soon become a full member of the Hackensack University Health Network.
The Democratic challenger to Republican Rep. Scott Garrett is opening a campaign office on Garrett's home turf in Sussex County. Roy Cho, a 33-year-old attorney from Hackensack, will use a second-floor office at 10 Union Place in Newton for outreach in Sussex and Warren counties, his campaign announced.
A California man will be spending 32 years in prison, 16 without parole, for operating a multi-million dollar cross-country drug network that had a warehouse in Metuchen and apartment in Hackensack. METUCHEN - A California man was sentenced to prison today for his role in a transcontinental narcotics network that used an apartment in Hacksensack and a warehouse in Metuchen for its operations.
Dina Manzo attends the Project Ladybug/L.K. Bennett event at the Bloomingdale's The Shops at Riverside on May 31, 2012 in Hackensack, New Jersey. Dina Manzo attends the Project Ladybug/L.K. Bennett event at the Bloomingdale's The Shops at Riverside on May 31, 2012 in Hackensack, New Jersey.
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