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Mahwah Teacher Who Sexually Assaulted Girl, 6, Won't Go To Jail

MAHWAH, NJ — A former township substitute teacher charged last year with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl willnot serve jail time and will not have to register as a sex offenderafter pleading guilty to child endangerment, according to a NorthJersey.com report.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 15:30:13

Paterson man knocked out during street robbery

PATERSON – A 40-year-old city man was knocked out by street muggers on Tuesday night and found his wallet and $1,000 gold ring were missing when he regained consciousness, police said.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-17 22:44:00

Feds say man they busted with drugs at N.J. shopping center led them to heroin in N.Y.

A man faces multiple federal drug crimes for quantities of heroin and a chemical used to make fentanyl that authorities found in Mercer County, and at his apartment in Spring Valley, New York.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-17 20:42:00

Teaneck Man Hacked Woman's Smartphone, Harassed Her: Prosecutor

TEANECK, NJ — A township man sent a woman harassing text messages after hacking her cell phone, authorities announced.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 20:28:52

Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO

The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 11:40:38

Million-Dollar Winner In NJ As Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $868M

New Jersey had a big winner Tuesday as the Mega Millions jackpot soared past its previous record, hitting an estimated $868 million, or $494.5 million cash. New Jersey lottery has released the ticket location.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 12:50:26

Montclair High School dedicates sports complex to Aubrey Lewis, Class of 1954

But it was sophomore Dasia Olana Lewis who stood at the podium in her Mounties soccer jersey bearing her grandfather's number, 17, who told the story that captured the extent of what Lewis faced, and accomplished, in his life.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-17 20:54:00

Fair Lawn lieutenant files lawsuit against chief claiming retaliation, violation of rights

The issues began in 2006, the complaint reads, when members of Fair Lawn Local PBA 67 received word that a now-retired lieutenant was allegedly stealing money and goods solicited on behalf of the PBA and the Superior Officers Association for a charity bicycle ride.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-17 11:27:00

Tom Eastwick Honored by New Bridge Medical Center and Its Foundation

Paramus, NJ – Tom Eastwick, President and Founder of Eastwick College and New Bridge Medical Center Foundation Trustee,was honored for his years of support and philanthropy to the Medical Center, its Foundation and the community at a tree planting ceremony commemorating ‘Eastwick Grove at New Bridge

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-10-17 17:22:00

Vehicle overturns in Oakland crash

Four vehicles, including a police SUV, were involved in an Oakland crash late Wednesday afternoon. One of the vehicles rolled onto its side.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-17 22:26:00

Jersey City man charged with slashing, stabbing Bergen woman: report

Gabriel Mercado, 22, was charged with attempted murder and weapons possession offenses after he surrendered to police in Newark Monday afternoon, hours after the incident, the website said.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-17 09:00:00

POLICE BLOTTER: Investigation ongoing after two arrested with burglary tools

TENAFLY, N.J.—On Tuesday, Oct. 9, at about 11:15 p.m., Officer Maxwell Werner was on routine patrol when he observed a suspicious Chevrolet Impala with Washington, D.C. license plates slowly reversing on the wrong side of Coppell Drive near the intersection of Engle Street.


For Jewish Children Of Color, Finding Friends Like Them Is A Revelation

Aliza Hausman is a mixed-race Dominican Jew, and will do whatever it takes to secure a playdate for her son. She recently got up the nerve to approach a Japanese woman in the lobby of her son’s Modern Orthodox day school in Los Angeles.“I thought, am I a crazy person if I just go up to her and say,

FORWARD - 2018-10-17 09:00:00

N.J. high school closed due to threat investigation

"Boilermakers: due to a threat that is currently being investigated by Garfield Police, GHS will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday,10/16. All other Garfield schools will be open," school officials tweeted Monday.


9 things to do in North Jersey this week

Listen to vinyl recordings focusing on New Jersey artists, including Les Paul, The Four Seasons, Frank Sinatra and Bruce Springsteen at the vinyl listening party at Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike on Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. All selections will be from carefully selected vinyl pressings. Guests wil

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-17 12:01:00

Deadly gang next door: MS-13 brings violence, drugs to your NJ suburb

Living a couple blocks from the Long Branch train station, Miguel Angel Corea Diaz – also known as “Reaper” – was accused of trafficking heroin and ordering a murder in his role as the MS-13 “regional director for the east coast,” according to a New York court document.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-16 10:42:00

Serial Shoplifter Stole From Wyckoff Business 4 Times: Police

WYCKOFF, NJ — A serial shoplifter was arrested recently after he stole a large amount of frozen seafood from a township business, police said.

PATCH - 2018-10-16 20:53:14

Phil Murphy scandal: What's happening, who's involved and what it means

Jackson had served prison time for taking bribes as a councilman in Passaic, which meant he was legally barred from holding another public position. Although Murphystood by himand said that he hopes "to see a lot more of this," Jackson was forced to resign.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-10-17 10:09:00

Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman he picked up in Manhattan

Harbir Parmar, 24, picked the woman up in Manhattan and was supposed to drive her to White Plains, court documents show. Instead he changed her destination in Uber's mobile application to an address in Boston, pulled over on the side of the road and groped the sleeping passenger.

PIX11.COM - 2018-10-16 20:20:41

NJ basketball coach accused of distributing child porn

Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik said the charges were the result of a two-month investigation into 23-year-old Joseph Franscella, a youth coach at Hoop Heaven in Waldwick, after the Internet Crime Against Children Task Force received information that an individual was distributing child porn.