North Jersey Media Group

North Jersey Media Group is a newspaper publishing company headquartered in Woodland Park, New Jersey and owned by the Gannett Company, Inc. It publishes The Record, the Herald News of Passaic County, the Daily Record of Morris County, and other community newspapers and publications.


North Jersey Media Group was formed in 2000 as an umbrella organization for all of the media interests of the Borg family, which acquired The Record—the second-largest newspaper in the state, in 1930, as well as the Herald News, and a network of 50 community newspapers that cumulatively generated $90 million per-year in revenue.[1][2]

On July 7, 2016, Gannett Company announced its intent to acquire North Jersey Media Group. Once the sale was finalized, Gannett merged the operations of the Daily Record into North Jersey Media Group.

In addition to the three major properties and various local publications that make up North Jersey Media Group, Gannett also owns the Asbury Park Press, the Courier News of Somerville, the Courier-Post of Camden, The Daily Journal of Vineland, and the Home News Tribune in Middlesex County.[3]


  1. ^ McCarthy, Craig (2016-07-06). "Gannett buys The Record, N.J.'s second-largest newspaper". Retrieved 2019-03-28.
  2. ^ Beilfuss, Lisa (2016-07-06). "Gannett Buys Assets from North Jersey Media Group; Titles acquired include Bergen County's Record newspaper, among others". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2019-03-28.
  3. ^ Diamond, Michael L. (2016-07-06). "Gannett buys The Record, North Jersey Media Group". Asbury Park Press. Gannett Company. Retrieved 2019-03-28.
Bad Parents

Bad Parents is a 2012 comedy film written and directed by Caytha Jentis and starring Janeane Garofalo. The movie humorously showcases New Jersey soccer moms becoming obsessed with their children's role in the sport. The supporting cast features Christopher Titus and Cheri Oteri.

Bergen County, New Jersey

Bergen County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2018 Census estimate, the county's population was 936,692, an increase of 3.5% from the 2010 census, which in turn represented an increase of 20,998 (2.4%) from the 884,118 counted in the 2000 Census. Located in the northeastern corner of New Jersey and its Gateway Region, Bergen County is part of the New York City Metropolitan Area and is directly across the Hudson River from Manhattan, to which it is connected by the George Washington Bridge.

Bergen County is divided into 70 municipalities, but has no large cities. Its most populous place, with 43,010 residents at the time of the 2010 census, is Hackensack, which is also its county seat. Mahwah covered the largest area of any municipality, at 26.19 square miles (67.8 km2).In 2015, the county had a per capita personal income of $75,849, the fourth-highest in New Jersey and ranked 45th of 3,113 counties in the United States. Bergen County is one of the wealthiest counties in the United States, with a median household income of $81,708 per the 2010 Census, increasing to an estimated $84,677 in 2014, which was almost 18% higher than the $71,919 median statewide. The county hosts an extensive park system totaling nearly 9,000 acres (3,600 ha).

Detroit Free Press v. Ashcroft

Detroit Free Press v. Ashcroft was a case that was heard before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in August 2002. The plaintiffs, Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Michigan Representative John Conyers, and Rabih Haddad argued that it was a violation of the First Amendment for the defendants, Attorney General Ashcroft, Chief Immigration Judge Creppy, and Immigration Judge Elizabeth Hacker, to apply a blanket ruling of the Creppy Directive in order to keep immigration hearings closed to the press and the public. The case affirmed 3-0 that the blanket application of the Creppy Directive to all immigration hearings was unconstitutional.

Herald News

The Herald News is a daily broadsheet newspaper headquartered in Woodland Park, New Jersey, that focuses on the Passaic County, New Jersey area. Today's Herald News is descended from several papers, but did not come to be until two Passaic County papers out of Passaic and Paterson merged in 1988.

The Herald News is an edition of The Record, a publication serving Bergen County, New Jersey that was formerly based in Hackensack, New Jersey. Both papers are owned by Gannett Company, which purchased Herald News parent North Jersey Media Group in 2016.

Holy Name Medical Center

Holy Name Medical Center is a fully accredited, not-for-profit healthcare facility based in Teaneck, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, with off-site locations throughout Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties. Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in 1925, the comprehensive 361-bed medical center offers medical practice and technology. With its growing Korean Medical Program, Holy Name Medical Center has undertaken an effort to provide comprehensive health care services to underinsured and uninsured Korean patients from a wide area and also launched a similar Chinese Medical Program and Filipino Medical Program in 2015 as components of its larger Asian Medical Program, with an Asian Dementia Center planned in 2016.The institution was known as Holy Name Hospital until its name was changed in March 2010.

Korean Americans

Korean Americans (Hangul: 한국계 미국인, Hanja: 韓國系美國人, Hangukgye-Migukin) are Americans of Korean heritage or descent (predominantly from South Korea (99%), with a very small minority from North Korea, China, Japan, and the Post-Soviet states). The Korean American community comprises about 0.6% of the United States population, or about 1.8 million people, and is the fifth largest Asian American subgroup (which exclude some of those of West Asian descent), after the Chinese American, Filipino American, Indian American, and Vietnamese American communities. The U.S. is home to the second largest Korean diaspora community in the world after the China.

Korean diaspora

The Korean diaspora (South Korea: Korean: 재외국민; Hanja: 在外國民; RR: Jaeoe gugmin; lit. Overseas national or Korean: 한국계 교민; Hanja: 韓國系僑民; RR: Hanguggye gyomin; lit. Korean immigrants; North Korea: Korean: 해외국민; Hanja: 海外國民; RR: Haeoe gugmin; lit. Overseas nation or Korean: 한국계 동포; Hanja: 韓國過系同胞; RR: Hanguggye dongpo; lit. Korean compatriots) consists of around 7.4 million people, both descendants of early emigrants from the Korean Peninsula, as well as more recent emigres from Korea. Around 84.5% of overseas Koreans live in just five countries: China, the United States, Japan, Canada and Uzbekistan. Other countries with greater than 0.5% Korean minorities include Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Indonesia. All these figures include both permanent migrants and sojourners.


A Koreatown (Korean: 한인마을 Haninmaŭl), also known as a Little Korea or Little Seoul, is a Korean-dominated ethnic enclave within a city or metropolitan area outside the Korean Peninsula.

Koreatown, Fort Lee

Koreatown, Fort Lee, or Fort Lee Koreatown (Hangul: 포트 리 코리아타운), in the borough of Fort Lee, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, is one of the largest and fastest growing ethnic Korean enclaves outside of Korea.

Koreatown, Palisades Park

Koreatown, Palisades Park, also known as the Palisades Park Koreatown (Hangul:팰리세이즈 파크 코리아타운, shortened to 팔팍), in the borough of Palisades Park, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, is one of the largest and fastest growing ethnic Korean enclaves outside of Korea. Koreans comprise the majority (65%) of the population of the borough of Palisades Park, the municipality with the highest density of ethnic Koreans in the Western Hemisphere and the home of both the highest Korean-American density and percentage of any municipality in the United States. Koreatown, Palisades Park has been nicknamed the Korean village and Koreatown on the Hudson.

Malcolm Borg

Malcolm Borg is a New Jersey businessman, chairman of the North Jersey Media Group, which is owned and operated by the Borg family.

New Jersey Naval Museum

The New Jersey Naval Museum (NJNM), located along the Hackensack River in Hackensack in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, is dedicated to the state's Navy heritage and naval history in general. The prominent element in the collection is the USS Ling (SS-297), a 312-foot (95 m) long Balao-class submarine of World War II. The museum is located along River Street and is operated by the Submarine Memorial Association.

Since 1972, the Museum had paid one dollar per year to rent its riverside site. In January 2007, the North Jersey Media Group, owner of the site, informed the museum that the site was going to be sold for redevelopment within the year and that the museum and submarine would need to be relocated. Efforts are being made to find an alternate site.

Palestinian Americans

Palestinian Americans (Arabic: فلسطينيو أمريكا‎), are Americans who are of full or partial Palestinian descent. It is unclear when the first Palestinian immigrants arrived into the United States. Later immigrants came to the country fleeing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Peruvian Americans

Peruvian Americans (Spanish: Peruanoestadounidenses) are Americans of Peruvian descent. Among Peruvian Americans there are those of White (mostly Spanish), mestizo, Amerindian, and Afro-Peruvian descent, as well as others, including Italian, French, German, and Arab, or a mix of any of these. A significant number are of entirely or partial Chinese and/or Japanese heritage.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, as of 2017, 679,340 U.S. residents identify themselves as being of Peruvian origin.

South Paterson

South Paterson is a neighborhood in Paterson, New Jersey, United States.

Statue of Peace

The Statue of Peace (Korean: 평화의 소녀상, Pyeonghwaui sonyeosang), also often called Sonyeosang (literally "Statue of Girl") in Korean pronunciation or Comfort Woman Statue (慰安婦像, Ianfu-zō) only in Japan, is a symbol of the victims of sexual slavery, known as comfort women, by the Korean military during Vietnam War and the Japanese imperial military during World War II. The Statue of Peace was erected to call for apology and remembrance.

The Record (Bergen County, New Jersey)

The Record (colloquially called The Bergen Record or The Record of Hackensack) is a newspaper in North Jersey, United States. It primarily serves Bergen County, though it also covers Hudson, Essex and Passaic counties as well. It has the second largest circulation of New Jersey's daily newspapers, behind The Star-Ledger.Its editor is Daniel Sforza.

The Record was under the ownership of the Borg family from 1930 on and the family went on to form North Jersey Media Group, which eventually bought its competitor, the Herald News. Both papers are now owned by Gannett Company, which purchased the Borgs' media assets in July 2016.For years, The Record had its primary offices in Hackensack with a bureau in Wayne. Following the purchase of the competing Herald News of Passaic, both papers began centralizing operations in what is now Woodland Park, where The Record is currently located.

Ukrainian Americans

Ukrainian Americans (Ukrainian: Українські американці, romanized: Ukrayins'ki amerykantsi) are Americans who are of Ukrainian ancestry. According to U.S. census estimates, in 2006 there were 961,113 Americans of Ukrainian descent representing 0.33% of the American population. The Ukrainian population of the United States is thus the second largest outside the former Eastern Bloc; only Canada has a larger Ukrainian community under this definition. According to the 2000 U.S. census, the metropolitan areas with the largest numbers of Ukrainian Americans are: New York City with 160,000; Philadelphia with 60,000; Chicago with 46,000; Los Angeles with 34,000; Detroit with 33,000; Cleveland with 26,000; and Indianapolis with 19,000.

Willowbrook Mall (New Jersey)

Willowbrook Mall is a one-level shopping center with a partial second floor located in Wayne, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area. It is near the intersection of U.S. Route 46, Route 23 and Interstate 80. The mall opened in 1969 and was expanded or renovated in 1970, 1988, 2006, and 2015. The mall has over 200 retail establishments and a gross leasable area of 1,514,000 ft², and is the fourth-largest shopping mall in New Jersey. The mall anchors are Macy's, Lord & Taylor, Bloomingdale's, and Dave & Buster's.

With blue laws in effect in neighboring Bergen County, and nearby shopping haven Paramus imposing even stricter Sunday-sales restrictions of its own, Willowbrook Mall has benefited from the spillover of shoppers on Sunday.

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