Latest Hackensack News

Worker critically hurt in 3-story fall down elevator shaft

Oct. 10, 2021 10:03 AM EDT

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) — A construction worker was critically injured in a three-story fall down an elevator shaft at a New Jersey construction site, authorities said. Chief Michael Foligno of the Elmwood Park police department said the 23-year-old man was working at...

New Jersey backs Superfund cleanup for Hackensack River

Jul. 23, 2021 12:53 PM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey on Friday took the first step to rid the lower Hackensack River of heavily contaminated sediment dating from the state's industrial past. State Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced the commitment...