Dedicated to honoring the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, the River Edge Fourth of July Parade was held to recognize their memories, sacrifices and triumphs. Leading the way this year was Grand Marshall Robert Levine. Afterwards families and friends gathered in Veteran's Memorial Park for the annual Family Fun Fair.
Led by Oradell Firefighter Chuck May and the Oradell Girl Scouts, the borough celebrated its annual Independence Day parade as residents lined the streets for the "Service to Community" event. Following the ceremonies, Troop 36 sold hot dogs and sodas to residents while children took part in a variety of games on Memorial Field.
Monday night's meeting of the Bergen County Flood Advisory Committee brought out many residents from flood affected towns who have tired of not seeing results on the issue of flooding in their neighborhoods. According to a large group of residents from River Vale who attended the meeting, "We want action and we want it now," they told Patch. "We're not gonna take it anymore."
With cuts to the Community Development Block Grants for 2012, River Edge will face a tough decision ahead of just what exactly they will apply for. Luckily for the borough, there is time to make that decision with an October 5 deadline a few months away.
Now that the nesting season is over for the Elm Street Bridge heron, rehabilitation work can officially begin following the . The heron, which created a nest near the bridge, has delayed construction since April 5. The $1 million County-funded project includes widening the bridge by two-feet and increasing the weigh limit from three-tons to 40-tons so it meets federal standards.
Johnny Manganiotis of may have been the first Oradell baker to compete on Food Network's Cupcake Wars but he won't be the last as 's Tammy Dunwoody steps into battle on July 15. And to celebrate her appearance on the show, she will be hosting a 1000 cupcake giveaway for three days, July 13-15 from 9am to 5pm. Anyone interested should email Dunwoody with your name and address to register.
In just 19 months, thousands of football fans will descend upon Bergen County for Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in February 2014. And the main question for many, is whether or not Bergen County will be ready by then. On Friday afternoon at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack, Rich Petriccione, Senior VP of Philanthropy and Community Relations for the2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee and invited guests from around the County and Bergen LEADS tackled that topic.
will be embarking on its most ambitious football schedule in school history in 2012, and will face four state championship winning programs hailing from four different states from across the country. The Red and Gold will open the season against the St. Anthony Friars before heading to Sin City in week two.
Assault charges hit legal hurdle: Can former Paramus Catholic educators be tried for sex with girls overseas?
Can Bergen County prosecutors charge local residents for a crime committed in Europe? It’s a question that will in Hackensack to venture into uncharted legal territory as he makes a ruling on Monday in the case of of a who are accused of during a trip to Germany last year.
After working in a Fair Lawn salon for five years, Lyn Mayes opened her own place, Visage Salon & Spa in Oradell. Visage performs various haircuts and styles such as bio-ionic straightening, perms, relaxers, and scalp treatments. The salon also provides haircuts for men along with skin care, including facials and eye zone treatments and waxing services are available.