A New Jersey therapy dog and his handler have received a special award for their work in responding to schools and communities in the wake of tragedies and other disasters.
The Northern Valley Regional High School District in New Jersey rejected a proposal for random student drug testing on Monday.
J.O.Y., which stands for Joining Old and Young Through Music, is made up of students at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest.
Attorney Bruce Rosen filed suit on behalf of the parents, claiming the school board has not complied with an open records request for all documents the district had related to the issue.
Under the proposed ordinance approved unanimously by the Cresskill Borough Council Wednesday evening, Cresskill residents have 10 minutes to get off the field or out of the pool if the new lightning detection system goes off, or face a fine of up to $1,000.
Demarest is a quiet, well-to-do suburb where children walk to and from school under arching shade trees along some streets that don’t even have sidewalks. But Monday afternoon, a 12-year-old girl had to run home.
Three people died in New Jersey last year after being struck by lightning. So, now some towns are investing money on systems that can do a better job detecting dangerous storms.
Bergen County officials have rejected a plan to have the county handle policing in a northern New Jersey town that voted to dissolve its police department.
There’s no official word on whether the Demarest police department will merge with Bergen County Police, but the idea apparently has some key support.
The victim was watching his grandson play soccer in Demarest when a storm came out of nowhere and knocked the 71-year-old man unconscious.
What is happening in the Bergen County borough of Demarest is a sign of the times, and could happen in many other towns, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported.
Burglaries are on the rise all across North Jersey, and the source is in the sky.
Three Bergen County police departments are considering merging to save money. It’s an idea that’s been talked about for years, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reports, and now it may become a reality.
Extra police monitored Northern Valley High School in Demarest this week after receiving a tip about a possibly shooting.
Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward to resolve a tip of a shooting threat that led to tighter security at a northern New Jersey high school.