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Disabled American Veterans Hosting Lunchtime Fundraiser through October

The Disabled American Veterans Northern Valley Chapter 32 will be hosting a lunch time fundraiser everyday Wednesday through Saturday through November 1 to help recover lost revenue from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the organization will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs in the parking lot of 8 Veterans Plaza. All of the food will be cooked and served in accordance with the state’s food and safety standards. Attendees will not be permitted inside the building and lunch will be served in a “grab and go” style. 

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the DAV has been unable to rent out their hall or solicit donations to help the organization operate. All of the funds will be used to help regenerate the DAV’s reserve fund, which has now been nearly deleted. 



Hackensack, NJ, August 27, 2020 - Bergen County Superintendent of Elections Patricia DiCostanzo issued a notice that Tuesday, October 13, 2020 is the last day for residents to register to vote for the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election in the State of New Jersey. In order to be eligible to vote, a person must be an American Citizen, be 18 years old on or before November 3, 2020, and be a resident of New Jersey and Bergen County.

Bergen County residents may register to vote at the Office of the Superintendent of Elections, located at One Bergen County Plaza, Room 380, in Hackensack. In order to meet the needs of residents, this office will be open from 9:00AM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. People may also register at their local municipal clerk’s office, hours vary.

In light of the coronavirus pandemic and Executive Order No. 177, ALL REGISTERED VOTERS WILL AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE A VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT for the November 3, 2020 General Election. You may return your postage paid ballot via USPS or bring to one of 18 secured Vote by Mail Drop Boxes located throughout the County. You may contact the Board of Elections at 201-336-6230 or the Board of Elections website to locate a Drop Box near you.  

If you have a disability and need an accessible ballot, please contact (201) 336-7020 or you may go to your assigned polling place, which will provide access to an in-person accessible voting device on General Election Day. Should you choose not to vote on a Mail-In Ballot and show up to one of the limited number of Polling Places on Election Day, in you town only Provisional Paper Ballots will be available to cast your vote. The ADA compliant Voting Machine is only for voters who have a disability.

Superintendent DiCostanzo would like voters, already registered in Bergen County, to be aware of the procedures regarding late address changes within county. If a voter has moved from one election district to another in the SAME town or has moved to another town in Bergen before November 3, 2020, please notify this office as soon as possible so that a Mail-In Ballot can be sent to you at your current address. If you have any questions, please call 201-336-6110 for assistance.

The Bergen County Superintendent of Elections’ office is responsible for Voter Registration and all associated concerns, Issuing Voter Acknowledgement Cards, Maintaining Custody of Voting Machines and Poll Books, as well as other duties relating to the enforcement of elections laws as per NJSA Title 19.

On Tuesday, November 3rd, voters will cast ballots for President of the United States, US Senate, Congress, Freeholders, and local candidates. It is up to each and every American Citizen to exercise their right to vote.

Superintendent DiCostanzo and Deputy Theresa M. O’Connor are available to answer any question that you might have @ 201-336-6109.


Bergenfield Will Host 9/11 Ceremony at 7:00 p.m.

The Borough of Bergenfield will host a service at the Bergenfield Alert Firehouse beginning at 7:00 p.m. to remember and honor all those who lost their lives during the 9/11 terror attacks. Anyone interested in attending must wear a mask and strict social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Saturday 9/12/20 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

This Saturday, September 12th - the BCUA (County) Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held as scheduled at Bergen County Campgaw Mountain Reservation, 200 Campgaw Road, Mahwah.

The collection hours are 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Due to the COVID-19 safety restrictions that will be implemented to ensure the safety of employees and residents attending the collection event, please be advised that wait times may be extensive.  Please plan accordingly.

Drivers must wear a face covering and items can only be stored in trunk or cargo area of the vehicle.

We ask all participants to be patient while we continue to conduct this important program while at the same time implementing safety procedures for employees and participants. 

For locations, dates, times & list of accepted items of all 2020 BCUA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events and 2020 BCUA Tire Recycling/Electronics Recycling/Mobile Paper Shredding Events, please click HERE.


Aerosol Cans • Anti-Freeze • Batteries (vehicle & rechargeable only - Lithium ion batteries accepted) • Blacktop sealers • Bug spray • Disinfectants • Drain Cleaners • Fertilizer • Fire Extinguishers • Fluorescent Light Bulbs • Gasoline • Glue • Herbicides • Insecticides • Kerosene • Lighter Fluid • Mercury Switches • Oil Filters (used) • Paints & Varnishes - All Types • Pesticides • Photographic Chemicals • Propane Gas Cylinders (1 lb. and 20 lb. only) • Solvents & Thinners • Thermostats • Thermometers • Used Motor Oil

If you have questions, please visit the BCUA website at www.bcua.org, or call the BCUA at 201-807-5825.

Community Litter Cleanup Sun 9/13/20 at Memorial Park 1pm-3pm

There will be a community litter cleanup event at Memorial Park on Sunday 9/13/20 from 1pm-3pm, open to all the public. Non-medical disposable face coverings, disposable non-latex gloves, light duty safety work gloves, safety glasses, and pickers will be available to volunteers during the litter cleanup event. Any non single-use item will be sanitized before and after each use. Hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and restrooms to wash hands with soap and water will be available to volunteers during the event. Face coverings and social distancing required. Volunteers please check in at the large pavilion at Memorial Park upon arrival. If you have questions, please call 201-387-4055 option 3 or email your questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Board of Health meeting originally scheduled for 9/8 rescheduled to 9/15

Please take notice that the Regular Board of Health meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 at 7PM has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 at 7PM.

Also, please take notice that due to the current state of emergency and public health emergency declared by Governor Murphy pursuant to Executive Order No. 103 and in an effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19, the Board of Health meeting will be held via Zoom. Members of the public can join this meeting from their computer, tablet or smartphone. Members of the public who join this meeting will be able to give public comment during the open hearing portions of the meeting. Below, please find the link to the meeting.

Agenda will be posted on day of meeting.


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Labor Day Monday 9/7/20: DPW Garbage & Recycling Holiday Pickup Schedule

Please review your 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for the week of 9/7/20-9/11/20. The Borough is closed Monday 9/7/20 in observance of Labor Day.

To view your quadrant's 2020 pickup schedule calendar, please click the links below:

Quadrant 1 

Quadrant 2

Quadrant 3 

Quadrant 4 

All carts, vegetative waste, and bulk must be placed at the curb before 6:00am the day of pickup, but not sooner than 6:00pm the night before pickup.

The Recycling Center at 198 N. Washington Ave, behind the DPW building, is open regular hours (closed on holidays): Mon-Fri 8:00am-3:00pm, Sat 9:00am-1:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm. Please see the back (pg. 2) of your 2020 garbage & recycling pickup schedule calendar for pictures and descriptions of the items that are accepted at the Recycling Center.

If you have any questions, please call the DPW Office at 201-387-4055 option 3, Mon-Fri 7:00am-3:30pm (except for holidays as marked on your 2020 pickup schedule calendar), or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Mosquito Spraying 9/3/20

Bergen County Mosquito Control will be performing a truck-mounted spraying mission to control adult mosquitoes and larvae using Duet Adulticide and Vectobac WDG in Bergenfield on Thursday September 3.

This application will be performed between the hours of 4-6 AM. Please keep your windows closed and pets indoors during the operation. Also move your pets, their food, and water dishes inside during the ULV application. Additionally, bring clothing and children’s toys inside. Remain indoors with windows closed and with window air conditioners on non-vent (closed to the outside air) and window fans turned off during spraying. If you must remain outdoors, avoid direct contact with the spray. This operation is weather dependent and may be postponed until the next day. For more information and possible updates please visit https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/mosquito-control/bergen-county-mosquito-control-spray-notice.

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