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County Executive Calls For NJ Transit to Take Over Routes Abandon by Coach USA

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco calls for NJ Transit to step up and fill the shoes of Coach USA routes being terminated by  the company.

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74 Year Old Paramus Pastor Charged With Sexual Assault of Early Teen

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 74-year-old STEPHEN E. SWEET, a church pastor, who resides in Paramus, NJ on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated criminal sexual contact and criminal sexual contact. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck.

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Coach USA to Terminate NJ Transit Contracts for 20 Bus Routes Amid Bankruptcy Proceedings

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Paramus NJ, Coach USA, a Paramus-based transportation company, has informed NJ Transit that it plans to prematurely terminate contracts for 20 bus routes in Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties. This decision comes as Coach USA began Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings last month.

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The Valley Hospital Among the First to Use New Imaging Technology

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Paramus NJ, the Valley Hospital is pleased to announce the installation and use of two Naeotom Alpha® with Quantum Technology computed tomography (CT) scanners. The Naeotom Alpha is the first photon-counting CT and is manufactured by Siemens Healthineers.

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The Valley Hospital Welcomes Hal, An Artificial Intelligence-driven Simulation Robot

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Paramus NJ, the Valley Hospital’s simulation center is excited to announce it is the first hospital in New Jersey and New York to take delivery of a new adult manikin called HAL S5301, or Hal for short, manufactured by Gaumard. Hal is a high-fidelity, full-body manikin, meaning he has the ability to mimic human functions.

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Paramus Mayor Discusses Traffic Congestion and Infrastructure Improvements

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Mayor Chris DiPiazza addressed traffic congestion on Spring Valley Road and Forest Avenue.
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More Red Lobster Locations May Shut Down, Including One in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Red Lobster, the well-known seafood restaurant chain, may close more locations, including three in New Jersey, pending court approval of its restructuring plan. The company filed for bankruptcy last month, citing over a billion dollars in debt. As part of the restructuring, officials aim to sell the business to its lenders in exchange for financing to keep operations going, which involves closing some of its nearly 600 restaurants.

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NYC Man Gets 33 Months in Prison for Role in Burglary Conspiracy Targeting Asian Small Business Owners

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Hackensack NJ, a New York man was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy that targeted Asian and Asian-American small business owners for burglaries, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

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Bergen County Executive attends two solemn memorial ceremonies to honor and remember our fallen firefighters

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco attended two solemn memorial ceremonies to honor and remember our fallen firefighters. The first was at my local firehouse for the Paramus Fire Department. In the afternoon, He joined the New Jersey/New York Volunteer Fireman’s Association for their annual memorial service.

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Congratulations to the Bergen Community College Class of 2024!

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco , “Congratulations to the Bergen Community College Class of 2024! Bergen Community College is the jewel in the crown that is Bergen County. As the largest community college in the state, BCC offers our students affordable and quality education in so many different fields that cater to the ever-changing workforce. I am so proud of our graduates, and I can’t wait to see all the amazing things that they will accomplish in their very bright futures! A special thank you to all the faculty and staff at BCC who work so hard to ensure that our students have the best education and opportunities possible.

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Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Breaks Ground On Major Emergency Department Expansion

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Paramus NJ, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center held a groundbreaking ceremony for its major Emergency Department (ED) expansion project. The ED currently has 19 beds and will increase to 49 beds with specialized areas for those experiencing a mental health crisis, pediatric patients, and geriatric patients. Once completed, the ED will have separate areas for those seeking mental health services and those coming in for acute medical care with 30 beds dedicated to behavioral health and substance use disorder patients.

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Chick-fil-A Expected to Open in May on the Old Fireplace Location

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Paramus NJ, the former site of the iconic Fireplace restaurant along Route 17 will soon be replaced by a Chick-fil-A, with an expected opening in the first week of May, as confirmed by Paramus Mayor Chris DiPiazza on Wednesday afternoon. This addition adds to Chick-fil-A’s presence in New Jersey, where it already operates 61 locations out of over 3,000 nationwide.

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The Valley Hospital will close down hospital operations in Ridgewood on Sunday April 14th

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Valley Hospital Preps to Make the Big Move

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Ridgewood NJ,a reminder that in less than 2 days the Valley Hospital will be moving to Paramus. At 6:00 am on Sunday, April 14th the new Valley Hospital facility will open in Paramus. Patients will be transported from Ridgewood to Paramus via Linwood Avenue, and ambulance staging will take place at Graydon.

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Bergen Community College Music Professor Moves from the Classroom to Concert Hall

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PARAMUS NJ, Bergen Community College music professor Andy Krikun, Ph.D., will move from the classroom to the concert hall for a special evening of original songs covering his career as a musician and songwriter. “Where Have I Been All These Years?” features material from Krikun’s journey with music as a youth growing up in Bergen County to fronting a seminal ‘70s/80s Los Angeles band and into the present day. The Thursday, April 18 concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre at the College’s main campus (400 Paramus Road) will benefit the Ron Mazurek Memorial Scholarship fund, which assists Bergen students pursuing music education. Tickets are $15 with discounts for Bergen staff and students; purchase seats at tickets.bergen.edu.

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