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Bergen County & Passaic County Approved for FEMA Major Disaster Declaration from Hurricane Ida Federal Relief

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Ridgewood  NJ, both Bergen County and Passaic County were included in FEMA’s Major Disaster Declaration. The declaration will allow individuals in the approved counties to register at www.disasterassistance.gov for direct federal assistance for Ida-related recovery, which may include home repairs, temporary housing, low-cost loans, and other programs to help recover from the effects of the tropical storm.

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FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

Route 2018 in Hawthorne Closed for a time Due to Flooding Sunday

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Ridgewood NJ, FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING…

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BERGEN COUNTY TO HOST GROUNDBREAKING FOR ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION OF WILD DUCK POND IN SADDLE RIVER COUNTY PARK

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Ridgewood NJ, a ceremony to mark the start of an ecological restoration project at the Wild Duck Pond in Saddle River County Park. The project scope includes replacing the pond liner and implementing stormwater best management practices, which will restore the pond’s wetlands and further support native wildlife. Funding for the restoration project comes from the Bergen County Open Space Trust Fund and a grant from NJ Green Acres.

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Bergen County commissioners Purchase a $51,290  Tesla Y for Police Use

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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County commissioners have  purchased  a $51,290  Tesla Y,  for use by police.  The commissioners did so fueling the debate over the practicality of electric vehicles for police use.

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Federal Court Halts Hackensack Meridian Health and Englewood Health Merger

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Englewood NJ, a Federal court on Aug. 4 granted the Federal Trade Commission’s bid to block the planned merger of Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health and Englewood (N.J.) Health.

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Update : The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory Until 12 Noon

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Ridgewood NJ, The National Weather Service  has issued a  Flood Advisory for Southern Fairfield County in southern Connecticut, Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey, Essex County in northeastern New Jersey,  Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey, Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey,  Union County in northeastern New Jersey, Bronx County in southeastern New York,  Kings (Brooklyn) County in southeastern New York,  Nassau County in southeastern New York, New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York, Queens County in southeastern New York, Richmond (Staten Island) County in southeastern New York, Rockland County in southeastern New York,    Western Suffolk County in southeastern New York,  Southern Westchester County in southeastern New York,  until 830 AM EDT.

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National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Bergen County

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Ridgewood NJ, the National Weather Service has issued a  Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey, Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, Western Essex and Western Union.

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Bergen County Historical Society : Vintage Baseball at Historic New Bridge Landing

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New Bridge Landing NJ, Love baseball? Love history? Step back into yesteryear when the Bergen County Historical Society hosts an old-time game in the meadow at Historic New Bridge Landing in River Edge. Featuring the Flemington Neshanock verses the Enterprise Club of New Bridge.

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Christie’s International Real Estate’s Ridgewood Office Claims Victory in Agent Poaching Case

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Ridgewood NJ, in big news in Ridgewood Real-estate ,an ongoing agent-poaching lawsuit between a Christie’s affiliate and Compass . Christie’s International Real Estate’s Ridgewood, New Jersey-based affiliate celebrated a preliminary victory against Compass and four former agents who jumped to the rival brokerage earlier this year after the defendants signed a consent order certifying that they do not possess confidential Christie’s information.

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BERGEN COUNTY MAY COVID TESTING DATES

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Paramus NJ,  The County of Bergen in collaboration with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center announce May 2021 dates for drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, N.J. The program offers COVID-19 Nasopharyngeal Diagnostic PCR tests providing results in 48 hours tests on the following days below for the month of May:

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Holly Schepisi took the oath of office today to become the new Senator for New Jersey’s 39th Legislative District

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Trenton NJ, Holly Schepisi took the oath of office today to become the new Senator for New Jersey’s 39th Legislative District. She is the first Republican female Senator from Bergen County and the first female ever to represent District 39 in the Legislature as a Senator.

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SUEZ WARNS CUSTOMERS ABOUT DOOR TO DOOR PAYMENT SCAM

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Paramus NJ, SUEZ has issued an alert warning customers about scammers who are going door-to-door requesting cash or credit card payments for water bills.

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Despite Pandemic Constraints Bergen County Spends Half a Million dollars of Taxpayer Money on TV Ads

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Hackensack NJ, Bergen County spent more than half a million dollars of taxpayer money on TV ads telling residents to mask up, get tested. The county ran even coronavirus-related television ads last year on about 20 channels urging viewers to wear masks, adhere to social distancing guidelines, apply for emergency loans, get tested and get vaccinated.

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New Jersey Has The Highest Taxpayer Debt Burden in the Country

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey has amassed a whopping $189.6 billion in state debt, a total that equals $57,900 for each taxpayer in the state. It’s the highest taxpayer debt burden in the country, according to the Financial State of the States report released Tuesday by the watchdog group Truth in Accounting.

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Winter Storm Watch : Snow Accumulations of 6 to 9 inches Possible

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Ridgewood NJ  the National Weather Service has issued a “Winter Storm Watch” for Essex County,  Bergen County , Passaic County , Rockland County, Westchester County and Fairfield County .

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