Contact Us
Bergenfield Daily Voice serves Bergenfield, Dumont & New Milford
Return to your home site

Menu

Bergenfield Daily Voice serves Bergenfield, Dumont & New Milford

Nearby Towns

Rachel Martin

Curator

Rachel Martin's Contributions

  1. New Jersey Mom Victorious: Assembly Passes Expanded Child Rape Law

    New Jersey Mom Victorious: Assembly Passes Expanded Child Rape Law

    HILLSDALE, N.J. -- A Hillsdale mom on Wednesday saw her seven years of hard work come to fruition when the state Assembly voted unanimously to amend Joan's Law. Passed in 1997, Joan's Law mandates life without parole in murder cases involving sexual assault where the victims are younger than 14.The amendment would expand the life-without-parole category to those who similarly victimize ...

  2. Community Rallies To Repay Late Teaneck Rowing Coach's Student Loans

    Community Rallies To Repay Late Teaneck Rowing Coach's Student Loans

    TEANECK, N.J. -- Jenny Santos , a 29-year-old rowing coach in Teaneck and phys ed teacher in East Orange, died this past Saturday in a widely-publicized accident in New York City. A friend is trying to take care of one issue that worried Santos during her life: student debt.And the community has stepped up in a huge way, meeting the initial GoFundMe goal is little more than a day.Santos ...

  3. Scotch And Sangria Parkinson’s Benefit Coming To Closter

    Scotch And Sangria Parkinson’s Benefit Coming To Closter

    CLOSTER, N.J. -- In need of a night out? Local residents have organized a "Helping Hours" event, on Thursday, March 2, that will feature dinner, drinks and a silent auction at Sear House, in Closter.The evening is a signature event of the Parkinson's Foundation, headquartered in New York City, and it will benefit Parkinson's research.Organizers describe the event as a special ...

  4. New Jersey's Cory Booker Votes Against Charter-School Ally Betsy DeVos

    New Jersey's Cory Booker Votes Against Charter-School Ally Betsy DeVos

    HARRINGTON PARK, N.J. -- Sen. Cory Booker continued a longstanding trend of his political career on Tuesday when he voted against Betsy DeVos' leading the Department of Education: he confounded folks' expectations.Prior to joining the Senate, Booker was mayor of Newark from 2006-2013, and he got flak from both ends of the political spectrum, as he tried to address a variety of ...

  5. Thomas C. Decker, 83, New Milford Resident

    NEW MILFORD, N.J. -- Thomas C. Decker, of New Milford, died on Wednesday, Feb. 8. He was 83.An Army veteran of the Korean War, Decker was a retired carpenter of Columbia Roofing, in Bergenfield. He was an avid motorcyclist who loved riding trips to Bear Mountain and the Jersey shore. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Decker; children Pam McClure and her husband Bob, Julie Smerdon and ...

  6. Rose E. Barry, 51, Former Dumont Resident

    Rose E. Barry, 51, Former Dumont Resident

    DUMONT, N.J. -- Rose E. Barry -- a Weehawken resident, formerly of Dumont -- died on Tuesday, Feb. 7. She was 51. Born in New York City, Barry graduated from Seton Hall University and then earned a law degree from New York Law School. She spent her career in the financial services sector, with J.P. Morgan, Macquarie Group, and most recently as vice president of compliance with Neuberger ...

  7. Matthew Hayes, 67, Dumont Resident

    Matthew Hayes, 67, Dumont Resident

    DUMONT, N.J. -- Matthew Hayes, of Dumont, died on Saturday, Feb. 4. He was 67. Hayes was a truck driver with All Chem Transport Co., of Lakewood, for more than 30 years. He was a member of Teamsters Union Local No. 560. He was a former councilman of Dumont and a past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus St. Johns Council No. 1345, as well as a past Faithful Navigator of the Color ...

  8. Bergenfield Soccer Star Signs Onto A Promising Future

    Bergenfield Soccer Star Signs Onto A Promising Future

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- Bergenfield High's Kevin Ordonez still be wearing a red jersey in the fall, but he'll be Triton instead of a Bear. The star soccer player signed a commitment with the University of Missouri at St. Louis last Wednesday. He will attend the school with a full ride, with combined athletic and academic scholarships. He plans to major in business.A four-year varsity ...

  9. Norwood EMS Partners With Community To Collect Supplies For Local Families

    Norwood EMS Partners With Community To Collect Supplies For Local Families

    NORWOOD, N.J. -- A couple weeks ago, roughly 10 volunteer first responders gathered outside Northvale's ShopRite over the course of the partly-cloudy day, not for any emergency, but to meet two other goals.With the blessing of ShopRite and Inserra Supermarkets, on Jan. 21, members of the Norwood EMS collected what it conservatively estimated at $3,000-4,000 worth of items for people in ...

  10. Paramus Assemblyman Tries To Stem The Tide Of Child Marriages

    Paramus Assemblyman Tries To Stem The Tide Of Child Marriages

    PARAMUS, N.J. -- Forced child marriages are an issue even in the United States, and bipartisan legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Lagana (D-Paramus) and many others continues to march through the New Jersey Legislature. The full Assembly had approved the bill in November, and the Senate Judiciary Committee approved it on Monday."It's shocking to even think that in New ...

  11. Prev Page 5 of 28 3 4 5 6 7 Next
    41 - 50 of 280 articles

Welcome to

Bergenfield Daily Voice!

Serves Bergenfield, Dumont & New Milford

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Bergenfield Daily Voice!

Serves Bergenfield, Dumont & New Milford

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.