Monday, March 11, 2013
Hundreds from across the area gathered in Bergenfield for Bergen County's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
The weather was picture perfect for Sunday's St. Patrick's Day Parade in Bergenfield. Hundreds came out to enjoy the bands, the pipes, the dancers and all who marched in the parade. Have your own picture you want to share? Upload it to the gallery.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Festivities to include live music, food
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Friday, March 8
Bergen County's 32nd annual St Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled for Sunday in Bergenfield. The festivities will begin with a flag raising ceremony at 1 p.m. at Bergenfield's Roy Brown Middle School. A parade from North Street in Bergenfield to the Dumont border will follow at 2 p.m. Tommy Fox's Public House will host a full celebration, including live authentic Irish music performed by Mike Keogh and a special St. Patrick's Day menu. Sister Mary Trinity Kenny, Missionary Franciscan Sisters in Tenafly has been named this year’s Grand Marshal. For more Information, visit: www.bccia.org
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Boy, 12, said a man offered him money to get in a truck Monday in Bergenfield, according to police.
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- Noah Cohen
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
A 12-year-old boy told authorities a man tried to lure him into pick-up truck in Bergenfield Monday and picked out the man shown in a sketch developed after a reported Westwood luring attempt, police said. The boy said he was walking home from a friend’s house at around 6:15 p.m. on West Broad Street, near Fairview Avenue, when the man pulled up and offered him money to get in the truck, according to a police statement. He refused the offer and ran away. “The juvenile male stated he felt he was followed by the driver in the truck down Fairview Ave and he ran into a backyard. He waited until he saw the truck pass by, which it did, and then watched the truck turn onto S Prospect Ave going northbound,” the statement said. The boy’s aunt …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Residents will see increased truck traffic, according to company.
Utility upgrades at an electric substation on the Teaneck-Bergenfield border will not cause any power outages in the township, according to Public Service Electric and Gas. Area residents, however, will see more truck traffic related to the project, the company said in a statement. No road closures are planned. Work to expand the substation will take place along the northern boundary of Meyer Court, between Palisade Avenue and Longview Court. The job site spans both Teaneck and Bergenfield. “Over the next 12 months, it is anticipated that we will often work extended hours to shorten the project duration and minimize inconveniences as much as possible,” the utility said. “PSE&G will make every effort to complete the work expeditiously, …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Scorching heat predicted across North Jersey, officials warn.
Four cooling centers have been opened around Bergen County as the heat index is expected to soar, officials said. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Bergen County from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Heat coupled with humidity is expected to make it feel as hot as 104 degrees. Residents who need rides can call Community Transportation at (201) 368-5955. The centers, open through Wednesday 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., will operate as needed: County Administration Building One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack 1st Floor (201) 336-7300 Northwest Bergen Multipurpose Senior Activity Center 46-50 Center Street, Midland Park (201) 445-5690 Bergenfield Senior Center 239 Murray Hill Terrace, Bergenfield (201) 387-7212 Southwest Bergen …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Traffic disruptions possible as utility company begins infrastructure work.
Underground utility work part of a project to increase the reliability of electric service in the Teaneck-area is expected to begin Thursday in the township, according to Public Service Electric and Gas. In March, Teaneck’s zoning board approved the utility’s plan to upgrade its electricity substation on the Bergenfield border, off Meyer Court. As part of the work, PSE&G is upgrading and relocating underground electric transmission and distribution circuits from the substation. “The underground electric transmission and distribution construction will include work on public roadways in Teaneck and Bergenfield,” a company statement said. “As part of the project, approximately 1 mile of transmission circuit will be relocated and supporting …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Up to 500 customers were without power, according to PSE&G website.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms hit the Teaneck-area Monday afternoon, leading to flooding and at least one temporary road closure. Flooding forced police to block Teaneck Road, near Route 4, around 4:15 p.m. The roadway was later reopened after a vehicle was removed from the high water. Windsor Road, under Route 4, also experienced flooding. Skies were clear shortly after the blast of stormy weather hit, but the National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for the area until 5 p.m. Limited power outages were reported around Bergen County, with up to 500 customers out in Teaneck, according to a utility company outage website. In Bergenfield, police reported a lightning strike near borough hall knocked out phone service to the building. …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Cooling Centers provide relief to those without air condition as temperatures are expected to keep climbing throughout the week.
With temperatures expected to climb above 90 degrees throughout the week, carrying humidity that will make it feel closer to 100 degrees, officials reported that several designated Cooling Centers throughout Bergen County are open to offer relief from the heat. In addition to official centers setup by county officials, Teaneck offered residents the chance to cool off at the Richard Rodda Center and Teaneck Public Library during normal operating hours. The extreme heat already led Teaneck school officials to move high school graduation. The county's centers are located in the following areas: County Administration Building: (8:30 am to 5:00 pm) Multi-Purpose Room, first floor, One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack (201) 336-7300. Rutherford…
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Borough police seek tips in daytime burglary.
BERGENFIELD -- Two men broke into a South Prospect Avenue home while a resident was asleep upstairs late Wednesday morning, police said. The resident, 25, told authorities he was sleeping upstairs when he heard loud noises from the first floor, according to borough police. About 10 minutes later, a man forced open the resident's bedroom door. Police said the two men then fled in a dark-colored vehicle and the resident was able to get a description of the two. One was described as a 6-foot-tall black man with an “athletic” build, wearing a gray hoodie and dark-colored pants, police said. A mask partially covered his face. The other was described only as a black man. Jewelry was taken, police reported. Bergenfield police asked anyone who …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Live butterfly conservatory, other insects planned at Windsor Road center.
Construction continued Sunday at the insect-themed museum and entertainment center on Windsor Road, but an official opening date has not yet been made public. The center, called World of Wings, is planned to include insect exhibits a live butterfly conservatory and small reptiles, project representatives have said. The Teaneck zoning board approved variances sought by the facility in October. A company spokesperson could not be immediately reached Monday, but “coming soon” signs marked with the World of Wings logo have appeared at the construction site. The location will be hiring and is set to include two gift shops, according to the World of Wings Facebook page. “The exhibits will focus mostly on butterflies and moths of the world, but …