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Stolen Vehicle Suspects Bail From Car in Clifton
Police in Clifton took one person into custody during a pursuit that ended in a police car collision overnight. Officers attempted to pull over a car that was confirmed stolen during a registration check just before 1:20 a.m.
Irvington HS girls’ basketball team boasts solid experience; seeks fine season
IRVINGTON, NJ – Under first-year head coach Noel Segarra, the Irvington High School girls’ varsity basketball team has a solid returning nucleus looking to post a successful season this winter.
Police searching for N.J. girl, 16, missing since Saturday
Police are asking the public for help locating a 16-year-old girl who has been missing since leaving her Bergen County home on Saturday. Cynthia Frank, who was last seen running from her family’s house in New Milford, is possibly using the name “Cynthia Torres,” and may be with a boyfriend who is al
Plane Heading to Dutchess County Lands on Golf Course, 3 Injured
A plane heading for Dutchess County had to make an emergency landing on a golf course leaving three injured. According to Paramus Police, the plane was headed to Poughkeepsie but experienced mechanical problems shortly after taking off in New Jersey on Sunday.
Man Dies Inhaling Fumes From Running Lawn Mower: Reports
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ — One man was killed and another hospitalized Tuesday after inhaling fumes from a running lawnmower, according to reports. Police found the men unresponsive at the Washington Pond Condominium Complex on Pond Drive just after 8 a.m., NorthJersey.com reported.
Paterson police arrest East Orange man allegedly carrying drugs
Police in Paterson arrested an East Orange resident Monday and charged him with having nearly $3,000 worth of drugs, authorities said. Dejon McMillan faces intent to distribute controlled dangerous substances, resisting arrest and other charges, the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office said in a statemen
Passaic County Who Wanted To Pay Students For Sex Sentenced
PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ —An ex-Paterson teacher was sentenced to three years in state prison after admitting he tried to solicit sex acts from students for money, authorities announced.
3 hurt after NJ Transit bus hits light pole in Sears parking lot
Three passengers were injured after a New Jersey Transit bus struck a light pole in the parking lot of a Sears store on Monday morning Bergen County, officials said. The crash took place outside the retail chain’s Hackensack location on the 400 block of Main Street, the city’s fire department said.
Paterson Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison
Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announces the sentence of Omar Saloukha, 30 years-old, of Paterson. Officials say Saloukha was found guilty after a jury trial in Passaic County Superior Court before the Honorable Justine Niccollai, J.S.C., on September 11, 2018.
Former Mahwah High School art teacher license revoked amid child endangerment plea
Former Mahwah High School art teacher Joshua Green had his teaching license revoked in early November after pleading guilty to child endangerment in August. Green, 33, of Clifton, appeared in Superior Court in April after being accused of having sexual relations with one of his students in 2015. Gre
Pilot crash-lands plane on ninth hole of New Jersey golf course
A pilot and three passengers escaped with minor injuries after he emergency-landed a small plane on a New Jersey golf course Sunday afternoon. As it turns out, a morning frost delay at Paramus Golf Course may have been a blessing in disguise. The limited number of players on the course left a wide-o
Bloomfield man sentenced to 55 years for 'cold-blooded' murder of Rahway woman
ELIZABETH - An Essex County man who murdered a woman inside her Rahway home three years ago has been sentenced to 55 years in state prison, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan said in a news release Monday.
Can't-miss food and drink events in New York City this week
If you love to eat and drink, this week offers a great chance to explore the world of New York City food and beverage. From a bottomless brunch to a Hudson river cruise, there's plenty to explore and enjoy if you're hungry for something new.
Ex-Paterson teacher gets prison for having sexual conversations with students on Facebook
A former Paterson teacher who attempted to engage in sexual acts with high school students was sentenced to three years in prison. Thomas Weir pleaded guilty to attempted endangering the welfare of a child and engaging in prostitution, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office said in a release. The ci
NJ committees approve pot legalization
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, Nov. 26, the New Jersey Senate and Assembly majorities voted to move ahead with the Marijuana Legalization Act legislation, co-sponsored by Sen. Nicholas Scutari and state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, that would make marijuana use legal for adults age 21 and older.
Passaic Clifton Community Kollel Holds Chanukas Habayis
On Sunday, November 25, the Passaic Clifton Community Kollel, under the tireless leadership of Rosh Kollel, Rabbi Chaim Krause, celebrated the chanukas habayis of its own beis medrash in Clifton. Until now, the kollel was housed in different local mosdos, but it was clearly time for the very active
Police seize estimated $600K in drugs during raids in Newark
Police seized an estimated $600,000 in drugs during raids Friday at two Newark apartments that led to the arrest of three people, authorities said. Tips about drug dealing activity prompted the raids on Winans and Seymour Avenues, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens and
3 hurt when plane loses power, makes emergency landing on N.J. golf course
Aftermath of emergency plane landing on N.J. golf course. Three people were treated for minor injuries Sunday when a single-engine plane made an emergency landing on a golf course in Paramus, authorities said.
Wooster City Schools bus driver close to having her forever home
DOYLESTOWN — Juanita Shager received a little help from her friends at Goodwill Industries of Wayne & Holmes Counties on Thursday to complete her Habitat for Humanity home in Doylestown.
Plane makes emergency landing on N.J. golf course; 3 injured
PARAMUS, N.J. -- Authorities say a small plane made an emergency landing on a golf course in northern New Jersey where some people were playing, but no serious injuries were reported.