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Former Medical Director at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Paramus Agrees to Pay Nearly $700,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

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Paramus NJ,  A doctor in Ramsey, New Jersey, has agreed to pay nearly $700,000 to resolve allegations that he and his practice violated the False Claims Act, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced .

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“50 Cent” Signs Bottles of His New Cognac and Champagne at Stew Leonard’s Paramus

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Paramus NJ, a few hundred fans lined up to see Musician and entrepreneur Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson .50 Cent held a bottle signing featuring his Branson Cognac and Chemin du Roi champagne at Stew Leonard’s in Paramus. The Paramus Police were on site while the rapper took photos and conversed with his many fans.

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Arrest Made in Paramus Homicide

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of MELVIN THOMAS (DOB: 04/05/1991; single; unemployed) of Paramus, NJ, on charges of murder, desecration of human remains, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of a weapon, and hindering. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Paramus Police Department under the direction of Chief Robert M. Guidetti.

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Homicide Reported in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, a 61-year-old man was discovered deceased at a residence on Bruce Drive in the borough on Friday, authorities confirmed.

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Paramus Council to Reexamine “Master Plan” in Effort to Preserve Paramus’s Suburban Character

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Paramus NJ, in response to a wave of new development, Paramus is set to revisit its master plan, which serves as a framework for local officials to manage construction and conservation within the town.

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Hop Into Spring Fun with Stew Leonard’s Easter Events

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Paramus NJ, Stew Leonard’s, the beloved farm fresh food store, is gearing up for a springtime celebration with its annual Easter Egg Hunt Egg-Stravaganza and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny events. Families in Bergen County, NJ, are invited to join in the festive activities, filled with fun, treats, and photo opportunities.

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Paramus Becomes Dog Lover Paradise

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Paramus NJ, Paramus is known for shopping  malls and has for years billed itself as a tree city but now  exciting news for dog owners in Paramus as the Paramus Health Department seeks to expand the allowance of dogs per household.

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Technology Partner Ellucian Donates $25,000 to Bergen

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Paramus NJ, Bergen Community College’s technology solutions partner, Ellucian and its charitable foundation, have awarded the institution a $25,000 block grant to support 50 currently enrolled students’ basic needs such as tuition, housing expenses and textbooks. Accepted through the 501(c)(3) Bergen Community College Foundation, Ellucian awarded the $400,000 Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving, Hope (PATH) Scholarship to 25 college partners such as Bergen.

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Valley Health System ColigoCare Providers Receive UnitedHealthcare Hero Award

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Paramus NJ, Valley Health System congratulates seven of its ColigoCare providers for receiving the UnitedHealthcare Hero Award from UnitedHealthcare, a healthcare and insurance company dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone.

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The Valley Hospital Named One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2024 by Healthgrades

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Paramus NJ, the Valley Hospital is proud to announce that it is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2024, according to new research released by Healthgrades. This achievement puts Valley in the top 2% of hospitals nationwide for overall clinical performance across the most common conditions and procedures.

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TESU Agrees to Accept up to 90 credits from BCC Grads in Cybersecurity as Pathway to Baccalaureate Degree

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Paramus NJ, Bergen Community College and Thomas Edison State University (TESU) have established an articulation agreement that makes the pathway to a baccalaureate degree easier for Bergen graduates. A memorandum of understanding signed by both college presidents during the fall semester creates transfer pathways that allow students to complete as many as three years or 90 credits at Bergen before transferring to TESU to earn a bachelor’s degree.

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Paramus Gives Go to First Phase of Garden State Plaza Development, Closets Not Included

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Paramus NJ, the Paramus planning board granted approval on Thursday for the first phase of a redevelopment initiative poised to potentially reshape the Garden State Plaza. The approved plan envisions introducing a hotel, medical offices, a transit center, and nearly 1,400 apartments and senior housing units to the property.

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Paramus School Crossing Guard Retires After 35 Years

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Paramus NJ, Paramus School Crossing Guard Lorry Bauer retired after 35 years of service with the Paramus Police Department. Lorry crossed pedestrians at Spring Valley Road and Forest Avenue with a smile each and every day. She was presented a certificate of thanks and flowers by Paramus Police Chief Guidetti, Captain Teehan, Lieutenant Linden and Traffic Officer Esposito, wishing Mrs. Bauer a happy and healthy retirement.

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Paramus Police Launch Emergency Network Facebook page

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Chief Robert M. Guidetti announces the new Paramus Emergency Network Facebook page, featuring real-time updates on emergency alerts, road closures, and community issues.

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