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The Port Authority Encourages You to Use Mass Transit and Prepare for Long Delays at All Area Airports

Travelers are Urged to Call Their Airlines Prior To Traveling to the Airports

Passengers Without a Confirmed Flight Should Not Come To the Airports

All Travelers are Advised to Use Mass Transit Options including the JFK AirTrain,

EWR AirTrain and LaGuardia Link Q70 Bus

Nearly 3,000 Tuesday Flights Cancelled at LaGuardia, Kennedy and  Newark Liberty Airports
99% of all Tuesday […]

By |March 15th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

Head of Paterson teachers union faces tenure charges

Joe Malinconico, Paterson PressPublished 7:49 p.m. ET March 3, 2017 | Updated 16 hours ago

PATERSON – The city school district has filed disciplinary charges against the president of the teachers union, accusing him of verbally attacking and intimidating a vice principal last year.

The district is seeking to revoke the tenure of John McEntee Jr., who […]

By |March 7th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

Worker dies in cement mixer accident in New Jersey

POSTED 1:43 PM, MARCH 1, 2017, BY ALIZA CHASAN, UPDATED AT 05:57PM, MARCH 1, 2017

WAYNE, NJ — A worker died in a cement-mixer accident in New Jersey Wednesday morning, local officials said.

Officials got a call about the incident around 10 a.m. The cement mixer was not in use at the time of the incident.

Initial reports […]

By |March 2nd, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

N.J. city with large foreign population declines ‘sanctuary’ status

By Marisa Iati | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
on February 24, 2017 at 10:58 AM, updated February 24, 2017 at 11:17 AM

ELIZABETH — The mayor of Elizabeth, where almost half the population is foreign-born, said he won’t give the municipality a “sanctuary city” designation despite concerns of immigration advocates.

Mayor J. Christian Bollwage said this week […]

By |February 26th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

Only One Vote of approval will select New Jersey’s next Governor

By GUS PENARANDA

In the era of Trump, not much attention is being paid to the NJ Gubernatorial race right now, but for those who understand what happened last November with the Presidential election, where thousands of New Jersians who rarely voted and democrats who were tired of back-room deals and politics as usual, came out […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

Suspect Wanted In Multiple Burglaries in Multiple Jurisdictions in Bergen, Passaic and Sussex Counties

BURGLARY ARREST:
DATE OF CRIME: Various CASE:17-01726, 17-01716
TIME: During the day when people are at work
LOCATION: Multiple locations in multiple towns
STRUCTURE ENTERED: Homes
FORCED ENTRY: Yes
STRUCTURE LOCKED: Yes
CRIME WITH BURGLARY: Theft
IF THEFT WHAT AND VALUE: Multiple items with multiple values. Estimates by the detectives is at least $20,000.00
OFFICER INVESTIGATING: Hopatcong Detective Bureau, Byram Township Detectives, Sussex County […]

By |February 16th, 2017|North Jersey|2 Comments

Mystery Solved: Unnamed Beneficiary of Suicide Lobbyist Was Bill Pascrell

Pharma lobbyist Evan Morris helped Jersey Dems but also helped himself

The must-read story for the political class this week is “The Rise and Fall of a K Street Renegade” from the Wall Street Journal. In brutal, delicious detail—the $2,000 bottles of wine (buy one and the second is free!), the $300,000 mahogany speedboat called Mulligan […]

By |February 15th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

Diner Bailout : GREECE could ditch Euro for US Dollar

EURO HUMILIATION: Germany ‘freaked out’ as Greece ‘could ditch EU currency for US DOLLAR’

GREECE could be poised to humiliate Brussels by ditching the euro and instead choosing to be tied to the US dollar, Donald Trump’s reported pick as EU ambassador has sensationally claimed.

By NICK GUTTERIDGE IN BRUSSELS
PUBLISHED: 07:15, Tue, Feb 14, 2017 | UPDATED: […]

By |February 14th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

Vehicle slides off the roadway into Goffle Brook Pond in Hawthorne

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

February 13,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hawthorne NJ, An adult female driver lost control of her vehicle while traveling northbound on Goffle Road in Hawthorne and slid off the roadway into Goffle Brook Pond on Sunday morning, 02/12. An adult male passerby and a uniformed Hawthorne PD patrol officer jumped […]

By |February 13th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) most wanted fugitive’ captured in New Jersey

February 4,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Newark NJ, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark Fugitive Operations team officers arrested one of ERO’s most wanted fugitives Tuesday.

Javier Atlixqueno-Vaquero, 37, a citizen of Mexico, was arrested late Tuesday night after ERO identified Vaquero leaving his residence. Atlixqueno is a convicted felon […]

By |February 4th, 2017|North Jersey|0 Comments