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Recycled Rides: Garfield marine gets minivan from Paterson auto shop

PATERSON – After serving three tours of duty in Iraq with the Marines, Garfield resident Brian Youssef has struggled since coming home to New Jersey. The 33-year-old said he has gone through treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and bounced around in different jobs.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-12-15 13:27:00

HS Swimming: Hasbrouck Heights/Garfield Sweeps Passaic

GARFIELD, NJ - Paced by wins from David Rios and Pablo Vargas on the boys' side and Christina Jackson on the girls' side, Garfield/Hasbrouck Heights crushed Passaic in a swimming dual meet Thursday afternoon at the Garfield Boys and Girls Club. The boys improved to 2-1 with a 86-40 victory, which sa

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-14 09:00:00

Winter in Bergen County : Indoor Activities & Things to Do

This post suggests some indoor activities to try this winter around Bergen County. Feel free to visit previous blog posts for more Bergen County winter happenings, dining options around Northern New Jersey, or beautiful real estate for sale.

PATCH - 2018-12-14 19:31:00

Armored truck spilling cash leads to multiple crashes on New Jersey highway

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Money rained down on a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, leading to several crashes as motorists stopped and scrambled to pick up the cash.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-13 22:52:34

Paterson cop sentenced to over 9 years in prison for fatal hit-and-run crash

A former Paterson police officer was sentenced to nine years and six months in prison on Wednesday for leaving the scene of a crash that killed a 23-year-old man in 2015. On June 16, 2015, officer Jose Urena, of North Haledon, was off-duty when he struck pedestrian Jaquill Fields Fields near Fourth

NJ.COM - 2018-12-14 19:12:15

Artie Lange avoids jail but tests positive for cocaine at N.J. court appearance. ‘It’s in my system’

Comedian Artie Lange, who appeared in state Superior Court in Newark for a probation violation on Friday, avoided jail time even though he tested positive for drugs. Instead, Judge Nancy Sivilli directed Lange’s attorney to make an application to drug court. If Lange is not accepted into the program

NJ.COM - 2018-12-14 22:59:26

Maywood Detective May Have Cracked A Statewide Locker Room Burglary Spree

An accused burglar from Philadelphia is suspected in a string of locker thefts at gyms in New Jersey, authorities said after a Maywood detective identified and arrested him for a local break-in.

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-14 18:51:51

Masked gunmen wanted for robbing, attacking New Jersey gas station employees

KEARNY, New Jersey (WABC) -- The manager of a New Jersey gas station was beaten by attackers wearing masks and carrying guns in a violent robbery caught on camera. Surveillance videos shows two masked men barging into the Exxon gas station on Passaic Avenue -- one with a shotgun and one with a glock

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-14 04:26:08

Multiple bomb threats reported in Monmouth and Ocean counties

A wave of bomb threats made across the United States on Thursday, included several to schools and businesses in Monmouth and Ocean counties, as part of a hoax to extort bitcoins.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-12-14 03:56:00

Tag: Bergen County Sheriff’s Office

Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, Fair Lawn Nj, Fair Lawn police, sanctuary state, school threats. Fair Lawn NJ, Unspecified threats resulted in the evacuation of at least two (2) public schools in Fair Lawn on Thursday afternoon, 12/13. Units from Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire, and the Bergen Coun

THERIDGEWOODBLOG.NET - 2018-12-13 16:38:21

Ex-Bergen County Man Charged In $900G Ponzi Scheme That Funded Amazon Purchases, Cars, Golf

A former Bergen County man was arrested in Kansas and charged with running a foreign currency Ponzi scheme in which he stole $900,000 from at least 20 investors to pay for a luxury car, jewelry and golf, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-13 14:56:17

Chelsea starting team confirmed: Sarri makes ten changes with Fabregas captain at MOL Vidi

Maurizio Sarri has made multiple changes to his Chelsea starting team against MOL Vidi tonight as they play their final Europa League Group L game of the season. The Blues have already qualified as group winners for the last 32, meaning for them the game is of little significence. However, the Hunga

FOOTBALL.LONDON - 2018-12-13 16:31:50

Bomb threats reported across New Jersey as email threats pour in across nation

A wave of bomb threats spread across the nation Thursday, including several in New Jersey, as law enforcement agencies investigate their origins and try to verify the credibility of each threat.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-12-13 20:26:00

Former officer sentenced to prison for leaving fatal crash

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former New Jersey police officer to 9 ½ years in prison for leaving the scene of a fatal crash. The Record reports the judge spared Jose Urena the maximum sentence of 15 years in prison Thursday, citing his acts of heroism as a police officer.

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-12-14 05:53:35

Fair Lawn Middle School Evacuated Following Bomb Threat: Police

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Memorial Middle School was evacuated Wednesday afternoon following a bomb threat, police said. Sgt. Brian Metzler did not specifics about the threat or when it was received, but did confirm one was made against the school and that it was being evacuated.

PATCH - 2018-12-13 20:09:00

New Jersey water main break sends geyser of water 7 feet in the air

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A large water main break disrupted water service and closed a street in Englewood, Bergen County Friday morning. Suez Water crews were on North Dean Street next to the Brookside Cemetery overnight trying to shut off the water after a 24-inch main broke, opening up the

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-14 10:45:59

BBQ, Empanadas, Others Appearing At Holiday Popup In Paramus

PARAMUS, NJ — Kimchi Smoke BBQ and other restaurants will be at the Nacho Muthas holiday popup at the Paramus Park Mall this month. The popup will feature local artisan foods like cake pops, empanadas, Bavarian pretzels, candies, and chocolates.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 17:06:00

Mother, 5 other adults charged with beating, scalding 3-year-old with hot water as punishment

A mother and five other adults have been arrested after they repeatedly beat and threw scalding water on a 3-year-old boy in order to punish him at the Newark home they share, prosecutors said.

NJ.COM - 2018-12-12 21:43:43

Bergen County Technical High Schools Named To Nat'l AP Honor Roll

More Bergen County Technical High School students are enrolling in Advanced Placement classes and more students are earning higher marks on those tests. This uptick in numbers has led the Bergen County Technical High School district to be placed on the College Board's ninth annual AP District Honor

PATCH - 2018-12-11 13:11:00

Hackensack Man, 28, Killed In Shooting Outside Bogota Bar

A Hackensack man released from prison a little over two weeks ago was shot and killed outside a Bogota bar before dawn Wednesday following a brawl between two groups, authorities said.

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-12-12 15:25:37