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Englewood group to hold town hall meeting

ENGLEWOOD - A community meeting has been called by a local group to spark a sense of engagement and awareness in local politics among the city's residents. The 4ward Coalition for Empowerment will host the town hall-style meeting tonight at Community Baptist Church on First Street. The meeting will

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 09:47:02

Police looking for suspect in Newark assault

NEWARK -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a man charged with aggravated assault after he got into a fight with another man Sept. 10, police said. Darae Council (Newark police) The alleged assault occurred in the 400-block of Central Avenue. Police are now asking for the public's help locating

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 01:39:56

Truck parking shortage leads to danger on Island roads

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Paul Furtaw died after his car crashed into the rear of a flatbed truck on the West Shore Expressway on an early July morning. He was 41. Officials indicated that Furtaw was driving a 2016 Nissan Altima when the vehicle struck an occupied 2005 Freightliner tractor-trailer that

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 11:30:00

Yelling erupts outside courtroom during murder trial

Yelling erupted in a courthouse hallway after a witness who contradicted her statement to police took the stand again yesterday at the trial of a Jersey City man charged with strangling the mother of his child in 2014. The blowup happened after testimony from Lenisha Murray at the trial of Nathan Wi

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:31

New children's musical celebrates Pluto, the not-9th planet

What is half the size of the United States, smaller than Earth's moon and takes 248 of our years to go around the sun? If you answered Pluto, you're correct. Discovered in 1930, Pluto was considered the ninth planet in our solar system until 2006, when it was reclassified as a dwarf planet, a humili

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 16:04:56

Lawsuit claims guard told transgender man: "I need to see what is in your pants"

More on a Fort Lee shooting, a ride on a B-17 and Happy Hobbit Day - all in "5 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin A transgender man living in Clifton, Nautica Pagan says he has never faced any discrimination - not from any member of his community. That remained the case, he

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Lawyers to ask judge to drop charges against son of former de Blasio aide Rachel Noerdlinger

Lawyers for the son of former mayoral aide Rachel Noerdlinger will ask a judge in Hackensack Friday to dismiss the remaining charges against him. The move comes after the lawyers said Bergen County prosecutors quietly dropped manslaughter charges earlier this month against him. Khari Noerdlinger was

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-22 11:06:25

Son of former NYC aide could have remaining charges dismissed in November

HACKENSACK - A decision could be made in November on whether two remaining charges would be dropped for an Edgewater man, who is the son of a former New York City mayoral aide, a judge said Friday. Standing before Judge Christopher Kazlau, Khari Noerdlinger looked on as his lawyers, Jeffrey Lichtman

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 17:12:13

Sierra Club voices support for Hess land acquisition

The 18.7-acre site at 615 River Road, one of the last vestiges of Edgewater's industrial past, is the state's largest undeveloped waterfront property north of Hoboken. Svetlana Shkolnikova/NorthJersey.com EDGEWATER - The New Jersey Sierra Club endorsed the borough's plan to acquire the former Hess

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 13:06:08

Manslaughter charge dropped for son of ex-aide to NYC mayor's wife

HACKENSACK - Manslaughter charges against an Edgewater man, who is the son of a former aide to New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio's wife - have been dismissed, an attorney for the man said Thursday. Khari Noerdlinger, 20, stabbed Savion Lewallen, 16, in self-defense during a robbery attempt last year

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 11:47:02

Tractor-trailer veers off highway into yard of home

There are several state roadwork projects scheduled in Westchester and Putnam counties this week on the Hutchinson River, Bronx River, Sprain Brook, Taconic State and Saw Mill River parkways; Routes 1, 6, 9A, 9D, 22, 117, 120, 120A and 134; Interstates 87 and 684; and state roads in Eastchester, Br

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 11:16:50

Carcinogen found in groundwater at Hackensack school

HACKENSACK -- A cancer-causing agent has been detected in the groundwater beneath Hackensack Middle School but presents no immediate danger to students, according to published reports and statements this week by the school district. The chemical, a cleaning agent known as tetrachloroethylene, was fo

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 01:20:33

Paterson hires law firm to sue drug manufacturers and distributors

The city has retained a law firm to take on drug companies that it alleges are responsible for the raging drug epidemic in the streets of Paterson, announced mayor Jose "Joey" Torres on Friday afternoon. Connecticut-based Scott & Scott has been retained to represent the city in litigation against ph

PATERSONTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 13:20:29

Author Harlan Coben thinks his characters have 'Jersey wise-ass sensibility'

There's no rest for author Harlan Coben, but he doesn't seem to mind. For years, he's been churning out one page-turner after another, to the delight of mystery and suspense fans around the world. He'll be discussing his latest novel, "Don't Let Go" (Dutton/Penguin Random House) on Sept. 25 at the

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 09:47:02

Family mourns Stamford woman killed on Merritt

STAMFORD - The woman killed in a crash on the Merritt Parkway last weekend leaves behind two sons and many others who remember her as warm, friendly and outgoing. "I want people to remember what a beautiful soul she was. She had a huge heart and forgave easily. She's going to be dearly missed," said

NEWCANAANNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 20:01:24

Could Queens become the new home for Amazon's headquarters?

Amazon recently announced that it would be looking at cities across the country to open a second headquarters, and New York City boroughs are jumping at the chance to become a new home to the proposed 8.1 million-square-foot facility. The e-commerce and technology company, which is valued at $500 bi

QNS.COM - 2017-09-21 20:00:49

Readers sound off on 9/11 first responders, worker safety, SATs and more

Yonkers : The News is correct to highlight the glaring omission by 9/11 Memorial & Museum officials who ignore first responders who have died since Sept. 11, 2001 ("Honor their sacrifice," editorial, Sept. 13). But you only allude to the fact that ignominy and disdain have permeated every facet of

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Construction worker critically injured in fall through floor, authorities say

A 49-year-old construction worker was critically injured around noon today when he plunged from the sixth to the fifth floor of a building under construction in Downtown Jersey City, officials said. The worker, of Carlstadt, told police he was laying down sheet metal on the sixth level of 360 Ninth

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 21:31:29

Three Maywood apartments 'uninhabitable' after fire

Police were the first to arrive at the Hammel Gardens Apartments when a fire broke out at 5:54 p.m. Thursday, said Maywood Fire Chief Chris Tuttle. They were joined by fire departments from Saddle Brook, Hackensack, Roselle Park and Maywood. There were no injuries, said Tuttle. But three out of the

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 02:40:33

An app for positive interactions among kids

NEW JERSEY (FOX5NY) - An app called TBH lets users gossip about their friends without hurting any feelings. TBH is short for "to be honest." Word on the street is that the kids can't get enough of it. The app is described as a game mixed with social media. I came to cheerleading practice in Fair Law

MY9NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 04:29:00