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Planned retail shutdown in Bergen County, first delayed, now canceled at governor's order
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Planned retail shutdown in Bergen County, first delayed, now canceled at governor's order

Bergen County Executive James Tedesco has rescinded his executive order that would have implemented a near-total shutdown of retail activity to...

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'A fighting chance': How local governments are responding to coronavirus
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'A fighting chance': How local governments are responding to coronavirus

This story was reported by Philip DeVencentis, Megan Burrow, Julia Martin, Shaylah Brown, Marsha Stoltz, Kaitlyn Kanzler, Matthew Fagan,nd Eugene...

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Bergen's retail shutdown to combat coronavirus on hold, but what comes next is not clear
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Bergen's retail shutdown to combat coronavirus on hold, but what comes next is not clear

Bergen County Executive James Tedesco is revising his plan to sharply curtail retail activity in the county to combat the spread of the coronavirus...

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Teaneck self-quarantine: Here's everything you need to know
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Teaneck self-quarantine: Here's everything you need to know

In Teaneck, a suburb of New York City with some 41,000 residents, officials have put in place sweeping restrictions on daily life in order to...

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Coronavirus: North Jersey governments urged to table controversial issues, hold virtual meetings
News 2 weeks ago
Coronavirus: North Jersey governments urged to table controversial issues, hold virtual meetings

As the state hunkers down to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus with massive closures, local governments are preparing to hold virtual...

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Condo residents seek OK to display Mary statue on front step
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Condo residents seek OK to display Mary statue on front step

Barrister Farm condo residents seek permission to display Mary statue on front steps, remove $1,200 fine...

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To embody 'core values,' Ridgewood's new master plan hopes to keep small-town village feel
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To embody 'core values,' Ridgewood's new master plan hopes to keep small-town village feel

RIDGEWOOD - An early draft of the village's new master plan sparked concerns this week from some leaders and residents about maintaining the...

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Ridgewood's new master plan will focus on needs of older residents
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Ridgewood's new master plan will focus on needs of older residents

RIDGEWOOD - The village's new master plan is on the horizon, its first full-fledged update in more than 30 years, and how to address the needs of...

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New album offers watershed moment for Ridgewood-rooted indie band Real Estate
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New album offers watershed moment for Ridgewood-rooted indie band Real Estate

The new Real Estate record, bass player Alex Bleeker says enthusiastically, turned out great. Sure, he's 100% biased, but as the days counted down...

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Alpine developer sues borough, says he would build affordable housing on his property
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Alpine developer sues borough, says he would build affordable housing on his property

"This is his latest attempt to build high-density housing on Closter Dock Road, which we will resist," Mayor Paul Tomasko said in response....

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The Canteen in Westwood, a must-visit for kids going to summer camp, will close next month
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The Canteen in Westwood, a must-visit for kids going to summer camp, will close next month

WESTWOOD - The Canteen, a store specializing in sleepaway camp supplies and specialty gifts, will be closing its doors after eight years downtown....

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Paramus OKs affordable housing agreement. Here's what it calls for
News 2 months ago
Paramus OKs affordable housing agreement. Here's what it calls for

PARAMUS - After four years of discussion, Paramus has approved an affordable housing agreement with the Fair Share Housing Center that calls for...

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Applications opening for affordable housing in Teaneck. Here's what you should know.
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Applications opening for affordable housing in Teaneck. Here's what you should know.

TEANECK - Five units of affordable housing are becoming available in a recently completed apartment building on Teaneck Road, and an additional 23...

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Teaneck program proves when teens, senior citizens team up, good things happen. Here's why
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Teaneck program proves when teens, senior citizens team up, good things happen. Here's why

TEANECK - At first glance, Jariel Moreno, an eighth grader at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, and Glenda and Martin Adelman, a couple living in...

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Papyrus closing stores nationwide including in Hackensack, Paramus and Ridgewood
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Papyrus closing stores nationwide including in Hackensack, Paramus and Ridgewood

Greeting card and stationery chain Papyrus is closing its stores in another blow to the ailing industry. In North Jersey, Papyrus has locations in...

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Kirkland's at Bergen Town Center in Paramus to close
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Kirkland's at Bergen Town Center in Paramus to close

PARAMUS - Kirkland's, a home decor and furniture store at Bergen Town Center, is closing its doors. An employee who answered the phone at the...

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Village in a pickle: How Ridgewood plans to tone down the pickleball court noise
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Village in a pickle: How Ridgewood plans to tone down the pickleball court noise

RIDGEWOOD - After pickleball got the village council in a, well, pickle, officials on Wednesday took a step toward reducing a racket. The council...

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Applications open for affordable housing in New Milford development
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Applications open for affordable housing in New Milford development

NEW MILFORD - A development more than a decade in the making is nearing completion on River Road, and applications are available for affordable...

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Holy Name looks to expand parking into residential neighborhood
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Holy Name looks to expand parking into residential neighborhood

Holy Name Medical Center is seeking to tear down a cluster of homes behind its campus and build a 399-space parking lot, in a move that\u00a0is...

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Senior housing opens in Waldwick, featuring salon and gym
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Senior housing opens in Waldwick, featuring salon and gym

WALDWICK - A new senior living facility has opened in the borough, with 79 apartments and amenities such as a salon and fitness center. Atria...

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Bergen County Disabilities Services director's retirement 'big loss'
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Bergen County Disabilities Services director's retirement 'big loss'

As director of Bergen County's Disability Services, Jim Thebery spent the last 21 years as the bridge between state, county and local services and...

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Teaneck residents say growing Holy Name Medical Center encroaches on their neighborhood
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Teaneck residents say growing Holy Name Medical Center encroaches on their neighborhood

Plans call for a parking lot to replace open space and seven homes owned by the hospital; neighbors fear the loss of the area's character....

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Allendale woman celebrates 108th birthday: 'She's strong, independent-minded'
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Allendale woman celebrates 108th birthday: 'She's strong, independent-minded'

ALLENDALE - Sylvia Goldsholl celebrated her 108th birthday Monday. Goldsholl has lived at The Allendale Community for Senior Living for nearly a...

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Garfield looking to amend rules on feral cat colonies
News 3 months ago
Garfield looking to amend rules on feral cat colonies

GARFIELD - The city is aiming to improve a feral cat situation that neighbors have described as an "epidemic." Months after residents approached...

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Lidl has arrived in North Jersey: What you need to know about Lidl and rival Aldi
News 3 months ago
Lidl has arrived in North Jersey: What you need to know about Lidl and rival Aldi

Lidl opened its first Bergen County store in Bergenfield on Wednesday with fanfare and lines out the door. Right now it's the only grocery game in...

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Edgewater construction shakes residents' apartments 'like an earthquake'
News 3 months ago
Edgewater construction shakes residents' apartments 'like an earthquake'

500 feet from the construction site sits Mariner's Landing, a luxury complex, where some stressed residents are considering moving out....

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Residents of Edgewater luxury community say construction is rattling their homes (1)
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Residents of Edgewater luxury community say construction is rattling their homes (1)

Residents of Edgewater luxury community say construction is rattling their homes...

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Teaneck to investigate contamination at DPW site considered for housing
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Teaneck to investigate contamination at DPW site considered for housing

TEANECK - The township is moving forward with an environmental study to determine the extent of contamination at the Department of Public Works...

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Contaminated streets in Lodi finally getting cleanup
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Contaminated streets in Lodi finally getting cleanup

LODI - A quarter-century after a borough neighborhood was added to the federal Superfund list, the cluster of small streets is finally being...

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Apartments approved for Teaneck's State Street
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Apartments approved for Teaneck's State Street

TEANECK - A 68-unit apartment complex will replace a vacant office building on State Street. The township's Zoning Board voted 6-1 Thursday night...

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