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Bludgeoned Bronx mom, 14-year-old son must be cremated: 'You can’t see their faces'

A Bronx mom and her 14-year-old son who were bludgeoned to death will be cremated because their faces are unrecognizable, a relative told the Daily News on Monday. “They’re going to cremate the bodies because they were told that their faces were so brutally beaten, you can’t see who they were. You c


Where to Find Mediterranean Food In Bergen County

Bergen County may be known for its abundance of Italian restaurants, but it also has numerous Mediterranean restaurants that make you feel as though you're at a restaurant halfway across the world. I'm very picky when it comes to any time of Mediterranean food because my dad is Greek and famous for


Gun left out, rotting food a ‘significant threat’ to NJ ICE detainees

NEWARK — An inspector general's report about the condition of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility at the Essex County Jail found "significant health and safety risks."


Park West Tavern in Ridgewood Closing for Renovations

Park West Tavern has announced they will be renovating the interior of their restaurant beginning next week. During this process they will need to close the dining room, though lunch and dinner service will continue upstairs in the Park West Loft event space.


Boyfriend Identified As Person Of Interest After Mother, Son Found Beaten To Death In Bronx Apartment

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A mother and her teenage son were found dead Sunday in their Bronx apartment. Police are calling the mother’s boyfriend a person of interest, CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas reported.



Englewood NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of Pawel M. Boduch (DOB: 06/30/1975; single; unemployed) of 113 Lafayette Place, Englewood, N.J. on charges of Murder and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. The arrest is the result of an investigation conduc


Man Sentenced To 10 Days In Jail Then Tries To Disarm Officer

ENGLEWOOD, N.J.—On Feb. 7, 39-year-old Hackensack resident Wayne Hall was appearing in the Englewood Municipal Court for motor vehicle related offenses that included driving while suspended for the sixth time. He was found guilty on that charge and sentenced to 10 days in the Bergen County Jail by J


“Smiling” New Jersey woman jailed after pursuit on IN Toll Road

ELKHART, Ind. (ADAMS) – A New Jersey woman was arrested Saturday after leading Indiana State Troopers on a nearly 20 mile pursuit on the Indiana Toll Road. According to Trooper Matthew Henson, around 3:49 p.m. on February 16, 2019, he saw a red Honda HR-V traveling at a high rate of speed on the Ind

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Park West Tavern Will Be Renovating from February 25th to March 7th .

Ridgewood NJ, The Park West Loft will be opening to the public while the Park West Tavern is going through it’s renovations from Monday, February 25th through Thursday, March 7th.


At Least 7 Die In Heartbreaking Presidents' Day Weekend Incidents

A double murder and a 7-year-old's motel death – as well as at least two deadly shootings– were among a series of separate but heartbreaking fatal tragedies that took place in New Jersey during Presidents' Day weekend.


Arrest made in fatal stabbing of teen on Bronx sidewalk

FORDHAM, Bronx (WABC) -- Police have made an arrest in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old boy in his Bronx neighborhood. Jason Ramirez, 20, is now facing a charge of murder. Police said Pernell "Blizzy" Pompey had gotten into an argument with a trio of attackers in the vicinity of East 193rd Street


No. 3 Saddle River Day tops No. 16 IHA, wins 4th straight Bergen County title

The shot left her hands and she just knew. Senior Michelle Sidor struggled from 3-point range all afternoon, but with her team only up by two and just a few minutes to go in the Bergen County final, someone needed to hit a shot. The Michigan commit took on that responsibility and after a ball screen


Burglar Arrested After Mistaking A Police Car For The Lyft He Ordered

A couple in Rochelle Park, New Jersey awoke to the sounds of someone trying to open their back door porch around 10pm last Thursday night. When the couple investigated, they found 28-year-old Nicholas Maziot inside the second floor of their home. Maziot immediately fled, jumping out a nearby window


Recreational pot may be legal in New Jersey before long: report

Pot smokers may soon be able to light up legally in New Jersey. Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey state assembly leaders have reached a deal that would legalize the use of marijuana for Garden State residents taking the drug for non-medical purposes, according to a Jersey state senator.


Village Offices Are Closed for Presidents day

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood residents – there will be no sanitation or recycling collection today, Tuesday, February 12th, and Monday, February 18th. Village Offices will be closed in observance of the Lincoln’s Birthday and President’s Day holidays. There will be no sanitation or recycling pickup on th


Why? Son stabs (elderly) Englewood parents to death

Pawel Boduch charged with the stabbing murder of his elderly Englewood, NJ parents, Edward Boduch and Miroslawa Potocka. A 43 year old man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his elderly parents to death at their NJ residence.


2019 Bergen County final preview - No. 16 Immaculate Heart vs. No. 3 Saddle River Day

2-Immaculate Heart (21-1) vs. 1-Saddle River Day (21-2), 2 p.m. How they got there: Immaculate Heart steamrolled its way into the semifinals, winning two games by a combined score of 123-64. The Blue Eagles than ran into a talented Old Tappan team. Those two programs won sectional titles last season


Handgun, Ammo Found In Ridgefield Clothing Bin

A handgun and several rounds of ammunition were found tossed into a charity clothing bin in Ridgefield early Monday, authorities said. An employee with Planet Aid summoned police to the H Mart shopping plaza on Broad Avenue just after 8 a.m., Police Chief Thomas J. Gallagher said.


Son charged with killing parents found inside NJ home

ENGLEWOOD — The son of a couple found dead in their home on Saturday has been charged with their deaths. Police were called by the son of Edward Boduch, 71, and his wife Miroslawa Potocka, 72, just before 11 a.m., to check on the couple, according to acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo, who


Is your N.J. mall dying a slow death? We talked to a guy who just flipped an empty one.

Steven Maksin said he was reminded of a line from one of his favorite movies recently as he was unloading a 97-acre site of a dead mall to a new owner. “I’m not your best friend. I’m your only friend.” The line goes from Other People’s Money, the 1991 romantic comedy starring Danny DeVito who plays