BERGEN COUNTY, NJ – Here are some of the most popular stories on Patch from the last week in northern New Jersey.


Stew Leonard’s Unveils Giant Cheese Sculpture

PARAMUS, NJ – A professional cheese carver hit some sharp notes over the weekend the Paramus… Read more


Virtual Reality Venue Coming To Bergen’s Busiest Mall

PARAMUS, NJ – Virtual reality is coming to Westfield Garden State Plaza. The Void, a developer of virtual reality entertainment centers, plans to open its first New Jersey location sometime… Read more


Nursing Aide Sexually Assaulted Disabled Patient: Cops

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ – A nursing assistant faces charges after authorities say he sexually assaulted a disabled person at the Rochelle Park medical facility he worked at.Rodney Mills, 26, of Irvington,… Read more


Jehovah Witnesses Seek To Build In Rockland County

MAHWAH, NJ – A proposal to build a large audio-visual production center for the Jehovah Witnesses is being considered in Rockland County, NY. The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society seeks to… Read more


State Frees Up Some Funding For Holy Name Medical Center

NEW JERSEY – New Jersey officials are freeing up tens of millions of dollars that were frozen during a summer budget battle – a development that could have a big impact on a number of towns, colleges… Read more


NJ Transit Passenger Hurt After Sitting In Acid: Report

LODI, NJ – A 69-year-old New York woman was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after being exposed to sulfuric acid on board a New Jersey Transit bus, according to a report. After the New… Read more


Feds Settle With Bergen Gym Over Canceled Birthday Party

NORWOOD, NJ –Federal officials say they have reached a settlement with a Norwood gymnastics school accused of cancelling a child’s 7th birthday party after finding out the guests had disabilities…. Read more


Ramapo Reservation Reopens Following Coyote Attacks

MAHWAH, NJ – Ramapo Valley County Reservation reopened Monday, more than a week after a pair… Read more


American Dream’s Transit Options: By Land, Air And Sea

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – With American Dream’s grand opening two weeks away, those who want to visit the Meadowlands megamall may be wondering what is the best way to get there. American Dream’s… Read more


Englewood, Hackensack Meridian Hospitals Announce Merger

ENGLEWOOD, NJ — Englewood Health and Hackensack Meridian Health will merge, the hospitals jointly announced Tuesday.The merger will further cement Hackensack Meridian’s footprint as the largest… Read more





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