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Hikers getting lost searching for 'stone living room' fire ring

BLOOMINGDALE - Three women in their early 20s became lost and needed to be rescued after they visited the "stone living room" fire pit in Norvin Green State Forest, said police. The three are not the first to become disoriented after making a trek to the stone fire pit created "by a bunch of kids" i

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 17:22:21

Riverdale denies six-unit townhouse for downtown

The Riverdale Zoning Board of Adjustment turned down a plan to redevelop the site pictured here at the corner of Hamburg Turnpike and Morris Avenue into a six-unit townhouse. Jai Agnish/Northjersey.com Zoning board members said six units is too many and would prefer four RIVERDALE - Officials rejec

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 09:00:05

$338 Million Powerball Winner Arrested in Sexual Assault of Girl: Prosecutors

77 Submit a Complaint The New Jersey father of five who famously won the $338 million Powerball jackpot in 2013 has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a young girl for years while he lived in Passaic, prosecutors say. Pedro Quezada, who now lives in Wayne, allegedly sexually assaulted

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-20 17:56:11

Powerball winner charged with sexually assaulting child

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man who once won a $338 million Powerball jackpot has been charged with sexually assaulting a child. Pedro Quezada, of Wayne, was charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes said Wednesday that the ch

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-20 19:16:47

Powerball winner from New Jersey accused of sexually assaulting child

A New Jersey man who won a major Powerball lottery drawing is accused of sexually assaulting a young child. The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said 49-year-old Pedro Quezada, of Wayne, allegedly assaulted a girl from the time she was 11 years old until she was 14. He's facing charges of first- a

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-20 18:01:13

Rutherford man charged with West Milford, Newark cell tower battery thefts

More on the Toys R Us bankruptcy, Alexander Hamilton stays put during Great Falls renovation and a John Cleese interview - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey on Wednesday." Wochit WEST MILFORD - A Rutherford man has been charged by township police with the theft of approximately $11,000 in back

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 22:16:08

Boonton Township school boards goes for the bronze

BOONTON TWP. - The grades K-8 Rockaway Valley School has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. The school joins a group of 91 schools that achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2017. A total of 679 schools and 273 school distric

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

The Bird Watcher: Admiring the elusive, wondrous cedar waxwing

Behold the wondrous cedar waxwing! This mysterious North Jersey year-round resident is occasionally seen, but almost never at feeders - and heard even less. In recent weeks, I have been fortunate to see these charismatic birds in the Meadowlands, Allendale and Ringwood. Since area birders will be se

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 12:41:04

Oops. Typo on 'Lake Parisppany' sign went unnoticed for months

PARSIPPANY -- State authorities are expected to replace a misspelled sign on Route 202 directing motorists to "Lake Parisppany" next week. The sign, located on Route 202 north/Littleton Road, south of the Route 80 overpass, directing motorists to Lake Parsippany via Frontage Road, was installed earl

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 15:50:54

New Jersey To Replace Lake 'Parispanny' Road Sign

LAKE PARSIPPANY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) - A sign on Route 202 in New Jersey has some drivers doing a double take. The road sign which is just south of the Route 80 overpass is supposed to direct drivers to Lake Parsippany, but instead it reads Lake Parisppany. The sign was installed after roadwork was co

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 19:53:00

Editorial: Even diners aren't safe from anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism is not uncommon in New Jersey - from violent acts like throwing Molotov cocktails into a rabbi's home in Rutherford in 2012 to the random scrawl of swastikas on public and private property. Each time anti-Semitism rears its ugly head, we must react with outrage. Such is the case with t

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 19:48:22

West Milford woman faces burglary, theft charges

RINGWOOD -- A West Milford woman is facing burglary and theft charges after police allege she broke into a building in Ringwood twice within a four-day period and stole cash, checks and credit cards. Jessica E. Labosco, 30, was charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of theft of movable pr

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-21 07:01:00

Field Hockey: Bernards Shuts Out Mountain Lakes, 6-0

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ - The Bernards field hockey team erupted for five goals in the first half and went on to a 6-0 victory over Mountain Lakes on Wednesday. Harley Rosenzweig scored three goals for Bernards, which extended its record this season to 7-1. Sarah Iaione, Meghen Hengerer and Jenna Scarpa

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-20 23:31:00

Controversial needle exchange that left area littered with syringes reopens

PATERSON -- After closing down for two days, a controversial needle exchange program in the city is back up and running. The Well of Hope Drop-In Center was recently criticized by local residents incensed by the number of used syringes that have been found in parks and other public areas. Jerome Kin

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 17:30:16

Businesses benefit from ferry service, but seek ability to advertise

Chadd Kirkland, 35, a Rockaway resident, sits at The Wharf Bar and Grill with Cathy Matthews, a waitress and bartender, and Bob Leckie, right, a co-owner of the venue. (Credit: amNewYork / Sarina Trangle) The city's new ferry service has buoyed business in popular daytrip destinations such as Rocka

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-21 11:13:00

Number of Queens vacation homes soared over past decade, census shows

People investing in condos in Long Island City may be contributing to the growth of secondary homes in the borough. (Credit: Sarina Trangle) The number of vacation homes in Queens has more than doubled over the past decade, according to recent statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. The bureau coun

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-21 00:14:05

Police given 'Blue Ribbon' support

Local police officers in the Caldwells were treated to food, fun and company on Sunday, Sept. 3, when they were visited by members of the Blue Ribbon group, a non-profit organization dedicated to police appreciation. Members of the group visited the Caldwell, North Caldwell and West Caldwell police

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:34:00

Local residents earn degrees, make dean's lists

Residents of Cedar Grove and Verona have earned honors at college. At the University of Rhode Island's 131st commencement on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, 2017, in Kingston, R.I., about 2,600 undergraduate and 650 graduate students became the university's newest alumni. The following local student

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-20 14:27:00

Denville organization invites public to 'Dine In The Dark'

DENVILLE TWP. - Imagine siting down for a multi-course gourmet meal. You breathe in delectable aromas, listen to the chatter of fellow guests, the clinking of crystal. Your hand brushes the smooth linen as your taste buds ready for action. Oh, and you're blindfolded. Vision Loss Alliance of New Jers

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-20 17:17:00

'Whistleblower' former Parsippany police captain takes witness stand

Its original construction was in 1827. The Morris County Courthouse now is five stories tall and the scene of thousands of cases annually. Peggy Wright MORRISTOWN - Retired Parsippany Police Capt. James Carifi told a Morris County civil jury Wednesday he feared for his job and pension for months as

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-20 23:01:49