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  1. Hackensack student designs NJ's entry for White House Easter Egg Roll
  2. Hackensack High Student's Design To Be Displayed At White House Easter Egg Roll
  3. Hackensack Student's Design Will Represent NJ At Annual White House Easter Egg Roll  Daily Voice
  4. This N.J. egg will be in the White House Easter Egg Roll. It's pink and blue and covered in yellow birds.
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Johnson Public Library to hold prom dress giveaway

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Prom dresses can cost hundreds of dollars, making them an out-of-reach expense for some families, but Johnson Public Library is trying to ...

Dance Performance at HACPAC this Weekend

HACKENSACK, NJ -- “Subject Matter”, a new work by Bergen County Choreographers will be presented at Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC) this ...

Fair Lawn to Host Senior Citizen Resource Fair

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough's Senior Citizen Advisory Committee is sponsoring a Senior Citizen Resource Fair where there will be a bevy of information for ...

Newton Sweeps Past Sparta to Advance to Second Round of Tournament

NEWTON, NJ—The16-seeded Newton High School girls softball team advanced to the second round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament on Thursday, ...

Hackensack officials hope to move forward after $170M schools proposal is thwarted

After Hackensack voters Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a nearly $170 million proposal that would have, in part, financed much-needed renovations for the ...

Bayonne Police Remove Noose from Tree

BAYONNE, NJ - Members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to Dennis P. Collins Park on Friday in response to a call reporting a noose hanging ...

Former Montclair Administrator, Trigg-Scales Strives for More Diversity in West Orange Schools as New Board Member

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Now well into her first term as an elected member of the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) alongside fellow newcomer Cheryl ...

Goodbye 'Uncle Hal': Former Hackensack High School principal Harold Bloom dies at 89

Harold Bloom died, from complications connected to aspiration pneumonia at Hackensack University Medical Center, his daughter said. He was 89.

Hackensack voters deny a nearly $170 million schools proposal

Hackensack voters shot down a nearly $170 million schools proposal Tuesday, capping a tumultuous four weeks in the city and now forcing school officials to ...

After candidate is removed, Hackensack school board president joins slate for election

Lara Rodriguez will run for reelection on the Smart Schools slate after one of its candidates was declared ineligible because of residency rules.

Residents group sues, demands Hackensack school board fix error in $170M ballot question

A residents group has sued the Hackensack Board of Education demanding that it correct an error in the wording of a ballot question slated to appear before ...

Newton's Easter Bunny Event this Friday

NEWTON, NJ- The Town of Newton will be holding their annual Easter Fun event on Friday, April 12. Residents are invited to join the Easter Bunny at the high ...

Breaking News: Long-tenured Hackensack High School Principal Harold Bloom Dies at Age 89

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Former Hackensack High School Principal Harold Bloom has passed away at the age of 89. He was an HHS alumnus, and long time ...

Four Candidates to Appear on June 2019 Primary Ballot in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Monday April 1 was the deadline to file for ballot posiitons for the June primary.

Hackensack school district unveils $165M facilities plan, includes new school

This is the latest step in the district's years-long process to find a way to upgrade facilities and address a growing student population.

Newton Girls Golf Team Loses Close First Match

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls golf team played away against Pope John on Monday and lost a close match with an ending score of 211-221.

New Hackensack Organization Opposes $169.9 Million School Referendum

HACKENSACK, NJ -- A group of about a dozen Hackensack residents have formed a new non-profit organization to oppose the $169.9 million school ...

Hackensack school board removes candidate over residency dispute, candidate looks to sue

HACKENSACK — A candidate for the city school board has been disqualified by a district official on the grounds that she has not made the city her official ...

Hackensack School Parent and Council Member Opposes Tuesday's Referendum

HACKENSACK, NJ -- As a parent of two and soon to be three public school children and a former educator, Hackensack Councilwoman Stephanie Von ...

Hackensack Public Schools To Host Information Sessions about the School Bond Referendum Tonight, Tomorrow

HACKENSACK, NJ – In its continued effort to help residents understand the January 22 bond referendum, leaders from Hackensack Public Schools will continue ...

CGHS and MMS Students Host Senior Citizen Dance

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove High School and Memorial Middle School peer leadership groups are hosting a Senior Citizen Dance on Tuesday in ...

New Turtle Back Zoo Entrance Opens Saturday in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The new entrance to Turtle Back Zoo offiically opened to guests on Saturday March 30.

Roxbury Girls Lacrosse Wins Again

ROXBURY, NJ - Riding high on four goals apiece by Emily Stanich and Melissa Murphy, the Roxbury High School girls lacrosse team won its second ...

Hackensack school trustees clash over ex-administrator's corruption probe

School board members' strife comes as the district tries to present a united front ahead of a vote on a $165 million proposal for school upgrades.

Lady Bengals Basketball Squad Earns Post-Season Honors

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The well-deserved accolades continue to pour in for the Bloomfield High School Girls Varsity Basketball program. After the Lady Bengals ...

Bergen County judge orders wording to be changed in Hackensack $170M ballot question

A Bergen County judge ruled Tuesday that wording in a referendum asking Hackensack voters whether to approve $170 million in financing for school district ...

Brush Fire in Parsippany!

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a Brush Fire on Mountain Way in Parsippany. The NJFSS is on scene and reports half acre of wind-pushed running fire. They have ...

Sumter and Wimberly Set to Kick-Off Reelection Bids

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson's incumbent representatives in the New Jersey General Assembly, Shavonda Sumter and Benjie Wimberly, will launch their ...

Hackensack BOE Presenting Renovation Plans Wednesday

HACKENSACK, N.J. — The Hackensack Board of Education will present plans for renovations to multiple city schools at Wednesday night's Planning Board ...

Mayor Calls for School Bond Referendum to be Postponed

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Characterizing the Hackensack Board of Education's impending $169 million School Bonding Referendum as "one of the largest" in recent ...

Hackensack School Business Administrator Adrian Pollio resigns amid criminal investigation

Adrian Pollio, the former Hackensack school district business administrator, resigned abruptly from her position late last week amid a criminal investigation in ...

NJ's Bad Boy of Comedy, Mike Marino, Uses Scotch Plains Roots in His Routines

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey's Bad Boy of Comedy, is one of the country's most successful ...

Hackensack High School prom 2018 (PHOTOS)

Hackensack High School celebrated their prom at the Westmont Country Club in Woodland Park.

Hackensack Mourns Beloved HS Principal Harold Bloom, 89  Daily Voice

The Hackensack community is mourning the loss of the high school's longtime and beloved principal Harold Bloom, who died Jan. 14 at Hackensack University ...

Former Hackensack NFL recruit, repeat drug offender arrested in Hackensack

A Friday morning drug bust swept up a former Hackensack football star and NFL recruit who had been acquitted of assault and a repeat drug offender who had ...



Hackensack creates special law enforcement officer position to protect city schools

Hackensack schools will soon have their own armed guards, making the city the latest community in North Jersey to adopt more stringent safety protocols in their ...

Two Hackensack apartment buildings sell for $11.5 million

HACKENSACK — Two apartment buildings located between Hackensack University Medical Center and Hackensack High School have sold for $11.5 million.

Candidate Statement for Re-Election to Hackensack Board of Education

For the past six years, it has been my privilege to serve on Hackensack's Board of Education. The voters have twice given me a great honor and an even greater ...

New Coalition Forms with BOE President Rodriguez Joining Smart Schools slate

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Just when the dust begins to settle from one Hackensack election, another has appeared on the horizon and it has caused a significant ...

Judge Orders Hackensack BOE to Fix False Referendum Language and Warns Against Illegal 'Advocacy'

HACKENSACK, NJ -- In a stunning rebuke to the Hackensack Board of Education, Superior Court Judge Estela M. De La Cruz ruled yesterday that ballots in the ...

'Trust Was Broken': Maywood School Officials Disappointed With Hackensack's $165M Referendum  Hackensack Daily Voice

Maywood school officials and community members are less than pleased with Hackensack's $165 million referendum plan presented earlier this week at a ...

Bergen County High School Ranked As One of the Best in the Nation for Sending Graduates to Elite Colleges

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Academies was recognized and ranked by the website Polarislist for being one of the best high schools in New Jersey ...

Maywood school board to vote on studying break from Hackensack High School

Maywood school board will consider feasibility study on ending its contract with Hackensack High School and sending its students to another district.

Hackensack native shot and killed outside bar in Bogota

Dakota Johnson, a Hackensack native, was shot and killed near a bar in Bogota on Wednesday. The suspects fled the scene, authorities said.

Breaking with Hackensack High would be tough for Maywood district because of racial makeup

Breaking the send-receive relationship with Hackensack would be difficult because it would alter the high school's racial makeup, experts say.

Hackensack Pours on Paterson Eastside, Wins Opener 53-18

PATERSON, NJ -- As summer winds down, families return from the beach and their holidays, and kids get ready to go back to school, the Hackensack High ...

Five Hackensack Students Suffer Heat Exhaustion During Gym

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Today was the first day of school for most children in Hackensack, and unfortunately, it will be one several students and their families will ...

3 Hackensack Men Honored for Black History Month

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Three residents of Hackensack were recognized with proclamations in honor of Black History Month at Monday night's council meeting.

In memory of a December shooting, marchers demonstrate against gun violence in Hackensack

At the Bergen County Courthouse, a rally against gun violence.

Maywood district ends years-old contract with Rochelle Park to share business services

Termination of the schools contract has forced the Rochelle Park district to hire its own business administrator, officials said.

What Hackensack's $117 million school budget means to taxpayers

HACKENSACK — Voters will have the final say on a $117 million school budget to pay for items such as a district security overhaul and hiring a guidance ...

Full results from 2018 BCCA Holiday Wrestling Tournament

New champions were crowned and a new superpower emerged. St. Joseph took the title and produced three winners in the 2018 BCCA Holiday Wrestling ...

Hackensack BOE Trustee Calls Corruption and Legal Issues "Fruit of a Poisonous Tree"

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack School Board on Tuesday night formally approved the resignation of Business Administrator Adrian Pollio following her ...

Hackensack High School Crew Club Dominates Saturday's Regional Race, Hopes to Form High School Team Next Year

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Saturday morning, Hackensack High School freshmen Keira Gotrell and Sophia Montany left their mark on the Overpeck Regional Youth ...

Hackensack's second brewery sets grand opening; 8 beers will be on tap

Hackensack Brewing Company, on Johnson Avenue, will have eight beers on tap when it holds its grand opening next month.

Hip hop has a past in Bergen County. Producers are banking on Hackensack being its future

Hackensack. Rhymes with wack. Rappers, up to now, have not given the Bergen County seat a lot of love. At most it has rated a few casual mentions in rap ...

Hackensack rowers begin with a win at Overpeck Park

Cheering and ringing a cowbell, about a dozen supporters watched from an overlook as the duo sprinted 1000 meters in a yellow boat.

Vigil set as Westfield Mourns Late Principal, Dr. Derrick Nelson, 44

WESTFIELD, NJ — Community members are mourning the loss of a beloved high school principal who died over the weekend — a passing that follows his bone ...

Bergen County Clerk's Office to Honor 'Five Star Student' Every Three Months

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Bergen County Clerk's Office is introducing an exciting new program called.

South Hackensack Man Charged With Computer Related Theft

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo has announced the arrest of.

Hackensack Man Charged with Burglary

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced today the arrest of 51-year-old Steven Saulter, a Hackensack resident, on a ...

Hackensack Police Lieutenant Accused of Stalking Wife Suspended without Pay, facing Judicial Hearing, and later, Administrative Hearing

HACKENSACK, NJ -- A Hackensack Police Lieutenant accused of stalking his wife has been suspended without pay, according to an HPD spokesperson.

Maywood rejects contract to send students to Hackensack High School

The Maywood school board rejected a contract with the Hackensack school district to send its students to Hackensack High School because the cost is too high.

Hackensack assistant principal accuses ex-principal of sexual harassment, and board of retaliation

A former assistant principal alleges that she was sexually harassed on the job at Hackensack Middle School.

Bergen County Executive Tedesco Sworn in to Second Term in Hackensack

HACKENSACK, NJ – Earlier today, at Bergen County Academies, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco was sworn in to his second term, surrounded by family, ...

Hackensack man, Englewood man, charged with aggravated assault

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrests of 26-year-old Englewood resident Zachary C. Anderson, and ...

Hackensack Police Lieutenant Accused of Stalking Wife with GPS Tracker

HACKENSACK, NJ -- A Hackensack Police Lieutenant has been arrested on accusations he used a GPS tracker to stalk his estranged wife, Acting Bergen ...

Hackensack, N.J.: Small, Ethnically Diverse and Affordable  The New York Times

A less expensive alternative to many New York City suburbs, Hackensack is building additional housing in an effort to attract millennials.

Hackensack school board sweep may lead to bridge-mending with City Council

HACKENSACK — A sweep of three open seats on the school board by City Council-endorsed challengers may signal a shift toward cooperation between the ...

Hackensack wants security guards in schools next year

Hackensack's city and school district plan to split the cost of about seven guards to patrol school buildings next fall.

Garfield wrestling's Michael Filieri backs up boast at BCCA Holiday Tournament

Garfield 220-pounder Michael Filieri tells mom he's going to win BCCA title and goes out and does it.

Hackensack Medical Center Breaks Ground on Central Utility Plant

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Last Friday, November 30, Hackensack University Medical Center held a ceremonial groundbreaking event to signify the beginning of ...

Bergen County Sheriff Holds Hiring Ceremony; Honors Exceptional Corrections Officers

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Earlier today, Bergen County Sheriff's Office held a swearing-in ceremony for seven new recruits, one investigator, and five new ...

Hackensack field hockey snaps 70-game winless streak

A New Jersey Transit train rumbled past the east side of the turf field at Hackensack High School several times on Thursday while the towering apartment ...

Lawsuit by former Assistant Principal Alleges Sexual Harassment, 'Culture of Tolerance' for Abuse in Hackensack Schools

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Board of Education and Acting Superintendent of Schools Rosemary Marks are among more than 30 defendants named ...

UPDATE: Hackensack students WILL NOT take part in National Walkout Day

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Tomorrow marks National Walkout Day throughout the country and but Hackensack High School students will not be participating.

Bergen County Academies Teacher Receives Prestigious National Honor

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Classes at Bergen County Academies are back in session, this year with a teacher who has been nationally recognized for her dedication ...

A Life Cut Way Too Short: 19-Year-Old Bergen Navy Veteran Dies  Mahwah, NJ Patch

'A Life Cut Way Too Short:' Bergen Navy Vet Dies - Mahwah, NJ - David Alexander Suescun was a 'shipmate' and a 'son.' He died in a tragic car crash in ...

Hackensack schools take steps to protect undocumented students from immigration enforcement

New rules in the district aim to protect information regarding students' immigration status, and agents will be denied entry without a warrant.

Diverse Hackensack High School class graduates

The Hackensack High School class of 2017 had its graduation ceremony.

Hackensack-based Diabetes Foundation to Hold Volunteer Training Class for New 'Resource Coach' Program this Friday; Supports Diabetics with Resources Year-Round

HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Hackensack-based Diabetes Foundation, which does great work year-round to help individuals dealing with Type 1 and Type 2 ...

11-year-old boy falls 50 feet from Hackensack high-rise and survives

HACKENSACK ─ An 11-year-old boy suffered multiple broken bones after falling from the seventh-floor balcony of a city high-rise on Wednesday.

Ridgewood swimming takes the titles at Big North Freedom meet

The Ridgewood Maroons won the division meet for the third straight season.

Group Will Host Community Service Event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

PARAMUS, N.J. -- A Bergen County-based organization will host a Day of *Service* on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for middle school aged students.

Hackensack Carriers Earn Million Mile Safe Driving Awards

South Hackensack, – Surrounded by co-workers and senior postal managers, three safety conscious Hackensack letter carriers were recognized on Friday, ...

New Medical Examiner Partnership and Residency Program Underway in Bergen County

HACKENSACK, NJ – Today, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and leaders from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School announced that the medical ...

Drag Queen Bingo Returns to HACPAC Friday

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The Hackensack Performing Arts Center is hosting its second Drag Queen Bingo Night fundraiser of the year this Friday at 8 p.m..

Hackensack Officials 'Just Say No' to Marijuana Dispensary in City

HACKENSACK, NJ -- With a push towards potential marijuana legalization being debated in the state legislature, the issue made its way to Hackensack on ...

Maywood school board OKs study of break from Hackensack, but county mediation comes first

The school board will commission a feasibility study of sending students to another school, but a mediation session with the county will happen first.

Glen Rock Teachers Reach Contract Agreement With BOE

GLEN ROCK, NJ — The Glen Rock Board of Education reached a memorandum of agreement Monday, Nov. 5 with the Glen Rock Education Association ...

Archive: Maywood sends students elsewhere, explore switch from Hackensack

Maywood has sent its students to Hackensack High School for decades, but borough school officials say they can no longer afford Hackensack's costs.

Hackensack High School Prom Off To Serious Start  Hackensack Daily Voice

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Hackensack officials had a serious message for students hours before senior prom.Students gathered Thursday morning outside of the ...

Glen Rock Staves-Off High Density Housing by Signing Understanding

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council approved a resolution which authorized the mayor to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a developer for ...

Report Implicates Former Hackensack Parish Priest in Abuse Scandal

HACKENSACK, NJ -- A bombshell report issued by a Pennsylvania Grand Jury empanelled to investigate sexual abuse by Catholic priests implicates Father ...

10 high school graduation traditions in North Jersey that we love

These North Jersey high school graduation traditions create shared memories between generations.

Navy Sailor From Bergen County, 19, Dies In Virginia Crash  Cliffside Park-Edgewater Daily Voice

A 19-year-old U.S. Navy sailor from Bergen County man was killed in a Virginia crash, authorities said.David A. Suescun of Hackensack was driving his 2010 ...

Hackensack High School prom 2016 (PHOTOS)

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See You In The Halls: Family Of Four Takes On Hackensack High School  Hackensack Daily Voice

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Members of Hackensack's Carroll Family just can't seem to get away from each other.The family of four will all be at Hackensack High ...

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