New Barbadoes Township, together with Acquackanonk Township, were formed by Royal charter on October 31, 1693.In 1700, the village of Hackensack was little more than the area around Main Street from the Courthouse to around Anderson Street.Astronaut Wally Schirra is perhaps Hackensack's most famous native son.The city is known for a great diversity of neighborhoods and land uses very close to one another.
Hackensack established a local board of education in 1894, as required by the new law, which took over operation of schools located in the township and established Hackensack High School. Not meeting any quality genuine people at the bar or club?! Members who cannot make an event must CHANGE their RSVP at least 24 hours in advance.Running out of excuses to give to well meaning friends and family that try to set you up with someone they know will be "perfect" for you? Failure to update your RSVP and not attend an event will result in being marked as a No Show.7.If you end a relationship with a fellow member, we ask that you behave in a civil and respectful manner towards one another.Any relationship tension which affects the group dynamics will result in the individual(s) causing group stress to be removed from the group without the ability to rejoin.The earliest records of the Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders date back to 1715, at which time agreement was made to build a courthouse and jail complex, which was completed in 1716.During the American Revolutionary War, George Washington headquartered in the village of Hackensack in November 1776 during the retreat from Fort Lee via New Bridge Landing and camped on 'The Green' across from the First Dutch Reformed Church on November 20, 1776.New Barbadoes Township included what is now Maywood, Rochelle Park, Paramus and River Edge, along with those portions of Oradell that are west of the Hackensack River.These areas were all very sparsely populated and consisted of farm fields, woods and swamplands.In 1683, Bergen (along with the three other counties) was officially recognized as an independent county by the Provincial Assembly.The seal of Bergen County bearing this date includes an image of an agreement between the settlers and the natives.