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Demarest Municipal Court Info
The Demarest Municipal Court is located at 118 Serpentine Rd. Demarest, NJ 07627. The Honorable Judge Brian K. Bernstein holds evening court sessions on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. The Demarest Court Administrator is Antionette Ceccon. The court’s phone number is (201) 768-1160. The office hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.
General Demarest Information
Demarest is located in Bergen County New Jersey. The Borough of Demarest was created in 1903 from sections of the Townships of Harrington and Palisades. Demarest is a relatively small town, consisting of 2.08 square miles. As of the 2010 United States Census Report, it was home to 4,881 people and 1,403 families. The population concentration was at about 2,340 persons per square mile. Demarest is only a short driving distance away from New York City, which is about twenty miles away. The George Washington Bridge is approximately nine miles away making it easy for Manhattan commuters.
Demarest is a serene and quiet community and home to the famous Peace Site Gazebo located at the Duck Pond in the Tenakill Brook section of town. Residents of Demarest looking to incorporate more peacefulness within the park built the Peace Site Gazebo in 1986. The community takes pleasure in preserving and protecting the area and its surroundings. It is a unique park with many areas of recreation for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Demarest prides itself in its volunteers who help make the town a compassionate and safe community. The Demarest Volunteer Fire Department has been around since 1894 and is still in operation. In 1961 the Demarest Volunteer Ambulance Squad started and has proven to be a very valuable asset to the community. In 1964 The Demarest Public Library Association was established and the library is located in the old Methodist Church building on Hardenburgh Avenue.
According to the United States 2010 Census Report, there was a decrease in the White population from 77.28% in 2000 to 70.2%. A large increase was reported for the Asian population, from 20.25% to 26.4%. In 2000, almost 4.0% of the residents acknowledged their heritage as Japanese. Data showed that this is the second highest of any town in the state of New Jersey.
There are four public schools in the Demarest Public School System. The County Road School is for students in Kindergarten and first grades. The Luther Lee Emerson School is for grades two through four. The Demarest Middle School is for students in grades fifth through eighth. Demarest’s High School age residents attend grades ninth through twelfth at the Northern Valley Regional High School. Students from the nearby towns of Closter and Haworth also attend this High School. In the New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s September 2010 Top Public High Schools article, Northern Valley Regional High School was ranked the 14th public high school in New Jersey out of 322 schools statewide. The school had previously been ranked 9th in 2008 out of 316 schools.