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Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade 2024

 Join us for the Bergenfield Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27th, starting at 10:00 AM!
Here's the schedule of events:
  • 10:00 AM: Bergenfield Fire Fighters Ceremony at Cooper's Pond, honoring 50 years of service by Gerard Naylis, Walter Pridhoda & Fredrick Hall.
  • 11:30 AM: VFW Ceremony
  • 12:00 PM: Parade Line Up for participating organizations
  • 12:30 PM: Parade Start
The parade will kick off at Cooper’s Pond on West Church Street, travel to Prospect Ave, turn left onto Prospect Ave, proceed South on Prospect Ave to New Bridge Road, and turn left on New Bridge Road to Veterans Memorial Park.

Internship Opportunity 2024



            In an effort to introduce students to government vocations, the Borough of Bergenfield has established an internship program.

            The municipal internship program offers college students that have completed a minimum of 60 college credits an opportunity to gain valuable work experience in a government office environment.   Interns will be responsible for assisting the Administration/Borough Clerk’s office with reception duties and servicing residents, programing Borough wide events, processing local permit applications, preparation of public meeting packets, and records management.  Interns will have an opportunity to work cooperatively with government officials, department heads, volunteers and members of the public.

            The Borough is seeking students with coursework in Political Science, Administration, Social Work, Communications or other related fields of study.  Furthermore, students should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong computer skills, be self-motivated and dependable.

            Students are encouraged to make arrangements for academic credit through participating colleges and universities. In addition, students may work up to 29 hours per week and earn $15 per hour. Interested students must submit a resume and cover letter electronically to Borough Administrator Corey Gallo by May 31, 2024 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Antlers Mock Council 2024

Antlers Mock Council 2024

Antlers #35 of Elks Lodge #1477 in Bergenfield marked Elks Youth Week with an engaging event at the heart of community governance. Transforming Bergenfield Borough Hall into a hub of youthful democracy, 13 students stepped into roles of leadership, electing a Mayor, Council President, and Borough Clerk. The initiative not only showcased their potential but also fostered civic engagement and leadership skills.

The success of the event owes much to the dedication of Tom Boyce and Katarzyna Budiman from Bergenfield Elks Lodge #1477, whose commitment to empowering youth is evident. Mayor Arvin Amatorio aptly summed up the spirit of the occasion, saying, "This mock council isn't just about today; it's about inspiring tomorrow's leaders and showing them the importance of community involvement. Our youth are the future stewards of Bergenfield, and events like these lay the groundwork for a vibrant, engaged society." With initiatives like this, the Elks Lodge continues to sow seeds of leadership and community spirit, ensuring a bright future for Bergenfield and its youth.









Bergen County Home Improvement Program

Attention Bergenfield Residents: The Bergen County Home Improvement Program (HIP) can make a big difference for eligible Bergen County homeowners in need of a new roof, exterior siding, windows, HVAC systems, driveway, and much more.
For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go online www.GetHIPToday.com
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Bergenfield Police Youth Academy 2024

Bergenfield Police Youth Academy 
August 12th to the 16th. Students who are entering the 8th grade in September are eligible to attend the program.
Applications are online at www.BergenfieldPD.org (downloads)
There are a limited number of spots available, so please complete your application and return to Police Records ASAP to reserve your spot.
Applications can also be picked up at Police Records.
Only open to Bergenfield Residents.


Bike with a Cop 2024

We will be having our "Bike with a Cop" event on May 19, 2024. Registration for residents will start at 9:00 AM and the ride will begin at 10:00AM.

 We are also giving away 50 helmets to the first fifty registrants. 

Once the bike ride is concluded, we will raffle off bicycles.


Mayor's Wellness 2024 Kick Off Mayors Message

Dear Residents of Bergenfield,

I am thrilled to invite you to join us once again for the Mayor's Wellness Program in 2024! This year, our wellness initiatives promise to be even more exciting and impactful than ever before.

From Martial Arts to Taekwondo, Qigong to Zumba, The Bar Method to Basketball, and Line Dancing, there's something for everyone to enjoy and benefit from. Whether you're looking to improve your physical fitness, relieve stress, or simply have fun while staying active, we have a wide range of activities to suit your interests and goals.

Reflecting on the success of last year's program fills me with immense pride. Together, we danced, sweated, and pushed ourselves to new heights. With 829 participants, 4,974 pounds lost, 36 classes, and 18 sponsors, we made significant strides towards a healthier and happier community.

Now, I urge each and every one of you to take part in this year's program. Let's continue the momentum, support each other on our wellness journeys, and make 2024 our healthiest year yet!

I look forward to seeing you all at the Mayor's Wellness Program events and witnessing the positive impact we can create together.

With warm regards,

Mayor Arvin Amatorio

Exciting news, Bergenfield!  Join us for the Mayor's Wellness 2024 Kick Off on Sunday, April 14th at 9AM at Bergenfield High School. Lace up your sneakers for a non-competitive Fun Run to jumpstart our 6-week program towards a healthier you! We've got vendors, sponsors, and activity partners lined up for an amazing day. Throughout the program, enjoy Martial Arts, Taekwondo, Qigong, Zumba, The Bar Method, Basketball, access to Bergenfield Fitness Gym, and Line Dancing! Don't miss out—secure your spot now at the link below and let's make this the best Mayor's Wellness program yet! See you there! #BergenfieldWellness#HealthyLiving#CommunityFitnesshttps://rb.gy/wax5en


FUN RUN 4/14/24























Updates on the impact of the COVID-19 / 2019 Novel Coronavirus ("Coronavirus Disease") upon the Bergenfield community, and the actions the Borough is taking

News from the Bergenfield Department of Public Works

News from the Bergenfield Health Department

News from the Bergenfield Public Library

News from the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management

News from the Bergenfield Recreation Department

News from the Bergenfield Tax Office

Periodic messages from Bergenfield Mayor Arvin Amatorio

Check here for updates and information about our 125 anniversary celebration events & activities.