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Port Authority eyeing harness-equipped suicide prevention units on George Washington Bridge

At least one Emergency Service Unit tandem — two cops equipped with harnesses — would be permanently stationed on the George Washington Bridge to more quickly respond to people trying to jump from the iconic span, according to a proposal under consideration.

The Port Authority Police Department’s top cop said Monday that the plan would be […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

DHS cancels Obama policies, orders agents to expand deportations

By Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly officially ordered federal agents this week to begin arresting and deporting more illegal immigrants, releasing them from the handcuffs the Obama administration had imposed, and making headway on one of President Trump’s chief campaign promises.

While young adult illegal […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

Why this could be the last week for cheap gas in N.J.

By Larry Higgs | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on February 20, 2017 at 8:32 AM, updated February 20, 2017 at 11:15 AM

This week for gas prices might be like the last hours of a great party that you wish could last longer, but you know is starting to wind down.

On Friday, the average price for […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Bergen County|0 Comments

CORY BOOKER CONDEMNED DAVID FRIEDMAN WHILE GIVING IRAN A PASS

BY SHMULEY BOTEACH
FEBRUARY 20, 2017 21:5

There is a growing evolution in Cory’s position on Israel which is becoming more aligned with the left wing of the Democratic party.

The hearing for American ambassador-designate to Israel David Friedman at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last week was intense. The Democratic senators came after him hard, quoting every […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Bergen County|1 Comment

House Fire in Glen Rock Leaves One Firefighter Injured

Photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

February 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, A house fire at 506 Prospect Street in Glen Rock on Monday evening, 02/20, was battled by firefighters from Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, Hawthorne, Midland Park, and Ridgewood. At least one (1) firefighter was injured while fighting the smokey blaze. Ridgewood […]

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Car Hits House on Mountain Ave in Washington Twp

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

February 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington TWP, he adult female driver of a Nissan Versa Note escaped injury during a mishap in which her vehicle, while being driven in reverse, crashed into a single family home located at 320 Mountain Avenue, Washington Township on Monday afternoon, 02/20. Washington Township […]

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NJ agency paying millennials to throw parties and discuss transportation

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By David Matthau February 20, 2017 3:49 AM

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The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority wants you to throw a cocktail party — and they’ll foot the bill!

According to David Behrend, department director of communications and government affairs for the Authority, the Set the […]

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Powerball jackpot goes winless again, jackpot up to $403 million

By Dan Alexander February 19, 2017 8:56 AM

TRENTON — Nobody won the jackpot in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing, but New Jersey remains a lucky place to play the game.

One ticket sold in New Jersey matched five numbers, but not the power ball, good for $1 million. Another four tickets matched 4 numbers and the power […]

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19 year old UNF reporter from Fair Lawn Gets Presidents Attention during President Trumps Press Conference

photo from Kyle Mazza’s Facebook page

February 20,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Fair Lawn NJ, a UNF News Reporter Kyle Mazza Asks President Trump A Question At White House News Conference — (VIDEO CREDIT: FOX NEWS) https://t.co/Hivt4UpRyp #UNFNEWS
Kyle Mazza is a 19 year old from Fair Lawn New Jersey and studied at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting […]

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Birders want to keep Meadowlands mall from being bird-killer

By SCOTT FALLON
Posted: Feb. 18, 2017 8:00 am Updated: Feb. 18, 2017 11:54 am

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — When the owners of American Dream unveiled their latest renderings of the Meadowlands mall and entertainment complex in December, some saw the new glass facade as a significant upgrade from the much reviled boxy exterior.

Don Torino, however, […]

By |February 19th, 2017|Bergen County|2 Comments