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Paterson cops employ 'walk-and-park' strategy on problem stretch of Broadway near library
PATERSON – Heroin addicts nodding off after a fix, vagrants drinking alcohol from containers in plastic bags, ragged prostitutes wandering the sidewalks in search of customers – those are the people who dominate the scene along Broadway near Paterson’s main library.
Hudson Valley Swim Coach Sentenced In Child Sex Case
David "Skip" Storch, a well-known Hudson Valley long-distance swimmer with his own Wikipedia page, was sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl beginning when she was 10 years old.Storch, 60, of New City, bursts into tears and called himself a coward during the sentencing
Mail Stolen From 4 Mahwah Mailboxes: Police
MAHWAH, NJ — Mail was stolen overnight Wednesday from four U.S. Post Office mailboxes, police said.
Serial Bank Robber Admits Holding Up Fort Lee, Hasbrouck Heights Branches, Targeting Englewood
A serial bank robber from the Bronx admitted Wednesday that he held up banks in Fort Lee and Hasbrouck Heights and was planning to hit another in Englewood when federal agents captured him.Eddy Cruz, 42, also admitted during a plea hearing in U.S. District Court in Trenton that he robbed a PNC Bank
Angry NJ Ex-Sheriff's Officer Confronts Teen In Viral Video
The encounter, which reportedly occurred in Fair Lawn, starts when the former officer, a captain, tells the boy, "Don't be a punk." The man then says he is a captain with the Passaic County Sheriff's Department and flashes his badge in the boy's face.
Hackensack submarine USS Ling apparently flooded intentionally, memorial plaques stolen
HACKENSACK — The USS Ling, submarine museum mired in muck in the Hackensack River, was flooded sometime in the past three days and four memorial plaques embedded in the ground on the riverbank near the vessel were pried out and stolen.
WWII memorial vandalized, historic submarine flooded in NJ
Police are looking for whoever broke into the U.S.S. Ling submarine and flooded it, destroying priceless artifacts. The culprits also pried four bronze plaques off a memorial that stands in remembrance of 3,000 submariners who were killed in World War II.
Dam of floating cars made flash flood worse, N.J. mayor says
The flash flood thatdamaged homes and businesses in North Jerseyon Saturday was made worse when more than 40 cars from a dealership floated into a bridge and formed a dam that diverted flood waters to local streets, according to the mayor of one of the hard hit towns.Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmar
Homeless man beaten with bat in Paterson street robbery, police say
The victim was near the corner of Broadway and Summer Street at about 10 a.m. when the attack took place, according to Sgt. Anthony Lay. The suspect confronted the victim with the bat, demanded money and began striking him, police said.
Mom charged with leaving 3-week-old in car as she shopped
Zahra Sharifnezhadazizi, of Little Falls, was charged with two counts of child endangerment and one count of abuse and neglect, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.
Woman Hospitalized, Franklin Lakes Drinking Party Crashed: Police
FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ — A woman was hospitalized after police responded to an underage drinking party late Sunday night, authorities said.
See Where Pearl River Fits In New School District Rankings
PEARL RIVER, NY — Data compiler Niche released its new list, 2019 Best School Districts In America, last week. Pearl River came in at No. 181 in New York.
Paterson police arrest four in Hamilton Avenue drug raid
Betty C. Fullard, 56; Bernard W. Moore, 37; Richard A. Peters, known on the street as “Dick,” 47, all of Paterson. And Jake R. Otterstedd, 19, of Park Ridge were arrested on drug charges, authorities said.
Cops dramatically rescue bride from flooded road on wedding day
“Unfortunately, due to the quickly rising flood waters, this bride, her new husband and wedding party friends, got a rough start on things,” the Bogota Police Department wrote on its Facebook page.
Gov. Murphy declares state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic
Gov. Murphy has signed an executive order declaring a state of emergency in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Passaic to allow state resources to deploy to communities heavily impacted by this weekend's devastating flooding.
Virtua Voorhees Ranked Among Top 10 Hospitals In New Jersey
U.S. News & World Report has released its rankings of the best hospitals in America for 2018-19, evaluating more than 4,500 hospitals in the country across 16 specialties and nine procedures and conditions. U.S. News also ranked the best hospitals in America by region.
Black girls from Paterson told they aren't welcome at Jersey Shore gift shop
Four Paterson girls, ages 12 and 13, were kicked out of the Jenkinson's Aquarium gift shop on Friday during a camp field trip, despite having a chaperone with them.Danielle Parhizkaran, NorthJersey
Suffern Among Best School Districts In New Rankings
SUFFERN, NY — Data compiler Niche released its new list, 2019 Best School Districts In America, last week. Suffern was high on the list.
VIDEO: Police help bride caught in floods on her wedding day
Police helped a bride escape from high water on her wedding day.BOGOTA, New Jersey (WABC) --Most people say they'll never forget their wedding day.And that's certainly the case for a pair of newlyweds in New Jersey, but for reasons they never would have expected.The couple and their wedding party go
One killed in Elmwood Park crash on Route 80 after car hits concrete barriers
The man's identity has not been released yet, pending noticed of his next of kin, said New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeff Flynn.