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Editorial: Even diners aren't safe from anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism is not uncommon in New Jersey - from violent acts like throwing Molotov cocktails into a rabbi's home in Rutherford in 2012 to the random scrawl of swastikas on public and private property. Each time anti-Semitism rears its ugly head, we must react with outrage. Such is the case with t

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 19:48:22

Paterson police seize almost 8,000 bags of heroin during drug raid

Paterson police arrested three men and seized almost 8,000 bags of heroin following an investigation into the sale of drugs in the area of Park Avenue and East 18th Street and several surrounding areas. The narcotics division arrested Rafael E. Collazo, 43, of Paterson; Edward Infante, 38, of Brookl

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 15:42:01

Paterson man receives tickets after car lands off Route 80 in Totowa

A 24-year-old Paterson man received several summons by Totowa and state police Wednesday after he was found the night before wondering the streets when his car plowed over a guardrail, authorities said. Totowa Police Chief Robert Coyle said authorities received a 911 call of a disturbance on Rivervi

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 21:55:05

Harbor Island Beer Fest returns; plus, grape stomping, more

After closing its doors earlier in 2017, the Tapp has reopened with a new kitchen, and updated menu, and a redesigned bar and dining room. Seth Harrison/lohud Welcome to the Stir It Up Guide, a short roundup of culinary happenings throughout the Lower Hudson Valley each week. If you're looking to e

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 20:03:22

The Bird Watcher: Admiring the elusive, wondrous cedar waxwing

Behold the wondrous cedar waxwing! This mysterious North Jersey year-round resident is occasionally seen, but almost never at feeders - and heard even less. In recent weeks, I have been fortunate to see these charismatic birds in the Meadowlands, Allendale and Ringwood. Since area birders will be se

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 12:41:04

Suffern man convicted of several felonies for drunk driving

A Suffern man is guilty of several felony charges for driving drunk and nearly killing another driver in a head-on crash two years ago. After Jonathan Elwell, 36, collided with the other car on Route 202 in Montebello shortly before 1 a.m. on Oct. 14, 2015, ran from the accident scene down Route 202

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-20 23:24:13

Hikers getting lost searching for 'stone living room' fire ring

BLOOMINGDALE - Three women in their early 20s became lost and needed to be rescued after they visited the "stone living room" fire pit in Norvin Green State Forest, said police. The three are not the first to become disoriented after making a trek to the stone fire pit created "by a bunch of kids" i

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 17:22:21

Fall Arts Preview: The best of art, theater, dance and literature in North Jersey

While Manhattan has the MoMA, the Met and the Great White Way, you don't have to leave the Garden State to experience world-class art and performances. As the weather starts to chill, head to the area's museums, playhouses, and galleries to see this season's best cultural events. There's something f

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 11:26:06

DON'T MISS THIS YEAR'S COPTIC FESTIVAL: Egyptian Christians celebrate their faith, raise funds for a new church

The local Coptic Church of Virgin Mary & St. Pachomius is holding their annual Egyptian Festival at 3 Swim Club Rd in Stony Point. The festival started last weekend, September 16 & 17 and continues through this weekend, September 23 & 24. Church leaders said they hope to raise awareness of their pre

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:36

COUNTY EXECUTIVE'S CORNER: Sweetening the Sain Deal

Next month marks an anniversary that I can't believe we are reaching: Two years since I presented to the Legislature a budget that included the sale of the Sain building. The Legislature approved that budget. Yet the Sain building remains unsold despite a willing and well financed buyer who is offer

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:22

Rockland County enters agreement with NJ Transit, Metro-North

COUNTY PRESS RELEASE- Rockland County was able to gain agreements from NJ Transit and Metro-North after expressing frustration with lack of notice and limited options for commuters during scheduled repair work, County Executive Ed Day said. "Due to our efforts, Rockland commuters who use the rails

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:21

OMBUDSMAN'S ALERT: A New Way to Reproduce, Will it Change Life as We Know it?

Breaking News From MIT BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT With the approval of David Rotman, editor of the MIT Technology Review, this week's Ombudsman's Alert will quote directly from an article featured in the Sept/Oct issue of this MIT publication. I will begin this column by first quoting Dr. George Daley, a s

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:18

WEATHER THIS WEEK: September 22-28

Your weekly forecast by Zachary Jacomowitz Hello, Rockland County! I hope that your week has been great! Friday marks the fall equinox, which means fall officially begins at 4:02 p.m. EDT, so happy fall! With that, let's get right to the forecast. Friday: Expect a mixture of sun and clouds. Slight

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:08

NFL Players Deserve Government Protection, Too

BY DIANE DIMOND Football is proven to be dangerous to players' health. Why isn't it regulated? Our government - both state and federal - has countless laws and regulations designed to keep citizens safe and healthy, from safety standards on the foods we eat and the cars we drive, to laws that gove

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:05

Hometown Happenings: Walk Back in Time at Rockland Lake

This Saturday, I am hosting the annual Supervisor's Walk at Rockland Lake. Last year, the Town of Clarkstown celebrated their 225th anniversary. As part of the celebratory events, I coordinated a historical walking tour of Rockland Lake, in which over 60 residents attended. Being that it was so popu

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:49

Clarkstown Code Enforcement Officer Brian Wagner Suspended

Last week News12 showed footage of Town of Clarkstown code enforcer and CSEA union head Brian Wagner doing personal errands on the job. Wagner has been suspended pending a review of his alleged milking of the clock. Supervisor George Hoehmann said he will continue to seek out loafing employees. "The

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:40

Empire State Development Takes Home Emmy Award for Best Corporate Welfare

Reclaim New York Initiative offered the following statement in response to Empire State Development's shameless bragging about taxpayer-financed productions winning Emmy awards: "The state's film tax credit job claims are a fiction straight out of the Hollywood productions they're forcing New York

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

Michael Coffey put others first, so friends and family are helping others in his name

Gerrianne Coffey talks about the Michael Coffey Foundation at Dominican College in Orangeburg Sept. 20, 2017. The foundation is having a fundraising dinner Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at the Hilton in Pearl River. Peter Carr/The Journal News Friends and family said it before and right after he died.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 10:53:34

Sealfons development would have little impact on Ridgewood traffic, consultant says

RIDGEWOOD - An independent traffic consultant argued Tuesday that a two-building mixed-use redevelopment project would have minimal impact on downtown traffic due to a massive reduction in the properties' existing commercial space. Considered the fourth in a glut of projects that followed a master p

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 22:03:35

Riverdale denies six-unit townhouse for downtown

The Riverdale Zoning Board of Adjustment turned down a plan to redevelop the site pictured here at the corner of Hamburg Turnpike and Morris Avenue into a six-unit townhouse. Jai Agnish/Northjersey.com Zoning board members said six units is too many and would prefer four RIVERDALE - Officials rejec

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-21 09:00:05