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Mahwah residents seek to recall mayor

MAHWAH - Mayor Bill Laforet, who has come under fire for criticizing the Township Council over ordinances that allegedly discriminate against Orthodox Jews, is facing a recall effort for the second time in his seven-year tenure. Four township residents, including outspoken mayoral critic Brian Ribac

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 00:09:29

Bergenfield man charged in assault of police officer

9/11 families get their day in court, high school singers compete in Englewood Idol and 16 sensational soups - all in "6 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin A Bergenfield man was arrested after he allegedly hit a police officer in the face Thursday. Officer James Acito report

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-19 02:23:29

Three charged in Wayne front-porch package theft

Wayne police arrested three men for allegedly stealing packages from the front porches of several residences, authorities said. At 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Don Davidson and officers Robert Hitson and Kyle Vergano responded to Harmony Lane after a resident reported they had seen three people in a ca

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-18 17:31:26

A lot of people in N.J. came from Trump's "s---hole" countries

Those immigrants from Trump's "s---hole" countries? A lot of them live in New Jersey (John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) They battle the same endless traffic and transit delays, they pay the same outrageous property taxes and they number more than the entire city of Paterson. They are the 1

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 12:46:01

What $400K buys you in real estate in each of N.J.'s 21 counties

(All photos courtesy of Trulia) By Joe Atmonavage | NJ Advance Media The median home value in New Jersey continues to increase - from $264,000 in January 2012 to $311,000 currently. Here, we take a look at what you can buy in the Garden State for just a bit more than the median at $400,000. With a

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 14:30:00

Organ donations on the rise in NJ

Three years ago, Keath Gerald's congestive heart pumped at just 32 percent and he was on a collision course with calamity. "In and out of hospital 42 times, my barber was asking, 'do you do funeral arrangements?'" said Gerald. Gerald spent 29 days on the organ transplant waiting list, which seemed l

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2018-01-19 01:00:00

Yonkers: Dog dies, 5 firefighters injured in house fire started by space heater

Officials said a space heater caused the fire on Lewis Street. YONKERS - A dog died and five firefighters were injured in a Yonkers house fire early today that was caused by a faulty space heater, officials said. The initial call was at 2:19 a.m. for what was believed to be an oil burner fire in a t

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 12:51:44

Restaurant News: North Jersey

Zod Arifai, the rock-star chef who owned the beloved Blu in Montclair, is now cooking in a historic tavern in Martinsville. The Duke and Elephant, opened with restaurateur Benny Mavraj, offers casual cuisine. Fans of Arifai, who also owned Next Door in Montclair, can expect to find some of his signa

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 13:00:00

Grandmother reflects on life of woman killed in Hartford hit and run

Tina Fontanez was killed in a hit and run in Hartford (GoFundMe/WFSB) The grandmother of the 24-year-old woman who was killed in a hit and run crash in Hartford says her life has been turned upside down. Now all she can do is hope that police catch up with whoever is responsible and grieve a loss s

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 06:27:00

Webster Bank Manager Sentenced for Stealing More Than $500K From Customer Accounts

A Webster Bank manager has been sentenced for stealing more than $500,000 from customer accounts. Carrie Caesar, 47, of New Britain was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison following four years of supervised release for embezzling, prosecutors said. According to court documents, Caesar was

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-19 04:19:08

Truck Accident Closes Lane On I-84 In West Hartford: Cleared

UPDATE: The accident scene has been cleared, according to the DOT. WEST HARTFORD, CT - An accident involving a box truck has closed a lane on I-84 East between Exits 44 and 46 in West Hartford, according to the state DOT. The right lane is closed. This story will be updated when more information is

PATCH - 2018-01-18 23:43:54

Teen shot by police now facing armed robbery charges

NEW BRITAIN (AP) - A 15-year-old shot by police is facing armed robbery charges. Local media reports Caleb Tisdol's name was made public Thursday after being charged as an adult in Hartford Superior Court. He faces first-degree robbery, larceny, threatening and conspiracy charges related to an Oct.


Three firefighters rescued from burning New Britain apartment building

The building, at 42 Connerton St., was unoccupied. The fire broke out around 10 p.m., interim Fire Chief Peter Margentino said, and fire crews were at the scene through the night and into Wednesday morning. Firefighters were told to leave the building at about 11:30 p.m., before the flames collaps

NEW BRITAIN HERALD - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Silver Alert Issued For Teen Missing From Meriden

MERIDEN, CT - A Silver Alert has been issued for Christian Lonergan, 17, who has been missing from Meriden since Jan. 14. Lonergan is an endangered runaway, according to state police. Lonergan is described by police as a white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weig

PATCH - 2018-01-19 15:41:38

Two people injured in serious crash on Route 24 in Avon, causing delays

Two people have suffered serious injuries after an early morning crash on Route 24 in Avon, officials said. At 2:07 a.m., the Avon Fire Department responded to Route 24 northbound prior to Harrison Boulevard and discovered a serious two-car crash. The crash caused the cars to go off the highway and

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-19 11:55:28

CT Transit Bus Hits Scaffolding of Building in Hartford

Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A CT Transit bus crashed in Hartford and appears to have struck scaffolding at a building at Pearl and Trumbull streets that is under construction. A window on the bus broke and the scene is clear. Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A CT Tra

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-19 14:22:26

Police ID man accused in 2016 shooting death of Cleveland Co. mother

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. - More than a year after a Cleveland County mother was shot to death, police said they now know who pulled the trigger. Channel 9's partners at The Gaston Gazette reported that investigators have connected Antarious Byers to the murder, but he is not yet in custody. [RELATED:

WSOC-TV - 2018-01-19 17:24:24

Woman accidentally shot in leg

A Cleveland woman was shot in the leg by accident last week in a coyote-scaring incident gone wrong. The incident occurred Wednesday, Jan. 17, at about 10:30 a.m. The male resident of the home, on the 1500 block of Woodleaf Barber road in Cleveland, grabbed his gun to shoot a coyote, which was outsi

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-01-19 16:26:00

Four ounces of heroin seized; info on shootings

A Winston-Salem man was arrested here last week in what could lead to more arrests of gang members, drug dealers and shooting suspects. Davie sherifff's undercover officers were investigating a suspect, and when discussing the case with Iredell County officials, realized he may have been involved in

OURDAVIE.COM - 2018-01-19 14:53:54

Sheriff's Office charges man in 2016 shooting

Local investigators say they've solved another cold case killing. Now they just need to find the suspect. According to the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, Antarious Qaushard Byers was aiming at another target when he gunned down 23-year-old mother of two, Deasia Washington. Byers was involved i

GASTON GAZETTE - 2018-01-18 22:12:29