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New Milford Hospital launches food program

In October, New Milford Hospital launches an "Eatingwell" program to provide Diebold Family Cancer Center patients with the nutritional benefits of "Plow to Plate" meals, free of charge. The program is made possible through funding from the community. The Plow to Plate concept promotes consumption

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:07:09

Paterson, NJ mayor pleads guilty to corruption charges

PATERSON, N.J. - A New Jersey mayor has pleaded guilty to corruption charges, which means he will be forced to step down from his job. Jose "Joey" Torres The Bergen Record says Jose "Joey" Torres made the decision Friday, after months of saying he was innocent. Torres and three city public works off

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-23 00:55:42

Paterson hires law firm to sue drug manufacturers and distributors

The city has retained a law firm to take on drug companies that it alleges are responsible for the raging drug epidemic in the streets of Paterson, announced mayor Jose "Joey" Torres on Friday afternoon. Connecticut-based Scott & Scott has been retained to represent the city in litigation against ph

PATERSONTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 13:20:29

New children's musical celebrates Pluto, the not-9th planet

What is half the size of the United States, smaller than Earth's moon and takes 248 of our years to go around the sun? If you answered Pluto, you're correct. Discovered in 1930, Pluto was considered the ninth planet in our solar system until 2006, when it was reclassified as a dwarf planet, a humili

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 16:04:56

Man who jumped off Bruckner Expressway in handcuffs was busted with oxy during traffic stop

A man critically injured when he jumped off the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx after being arrested by State Police during a traffic stop had been caught with oxycodone, officials said Friday. With his hands cuffed, Kevin Nivar, 24, leapt over the concrete barrier on the elevated roadway and fel

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 19:01:04

Man charged with 'strict liability' in woman's drug overdose death

WEST MILFORD - A Paterson man has been charged in the death of a West Milford woman who overdosed on drugs he sold her, authorities said Thursday. Cleveland D. Spencer, 26, is charged in the death of Maryann McKinnon, 33, who was found unconscious and unresponsive June 2 in her home on Freehold Cour

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 12:36:29

Embattled Paterson Mayor, City Workers in Plea Talks With Prosecutors

The embattled mayor of one of New Jersey's largest cities is nearing a plea deal in a corruption case sparked by an I-Team investigation in 2016. Defense lawyers for Jose "Joey" Torres, the mayor of New Jersey's third largest city, and the three city workers embroiled in the scandal said Friday aft

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-22 18:37:41

Author Harlan Coben thinks his characters have 'Jersey wise-ass sensibility'

There's no rest for author Harlan Coben, but he doesn't seem to mind. For years, he's been churning out one page-turner after another, to the delight of mystery and suspense fans around the world. He'll be discussing his latest novel, "Don't Let Go" (Dutton/Penguin Random House) on Sept. 25 at the

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 09:47:02

In Case You Missed It: 10 big stories from this week

This week was a big one for sports, shopping and social issues. Debate swirled around controversial safety net expansions at baseball stadiums once more after a foul ball struck a young girl at Yankees game, Wegmans gave a sneak peak of their new Montvale store before their Sunday grand opening and

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 19:45:05

LETTER: Murphy not the progressive NJ needs

The Democratic nominee for New Jersey governor, Phil Murphy, is a wealthy man in an era in which wealthy men seem to dominate our society and our politics. While the rich have gotten richer over the past 40 years, the American Dream of upward mobility has become more difficult to attain for many mid

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 18:34:00

Truck parking shortage leads to danger on Island roads

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Paul Furtaw died after his car crashed into the rear of a flatbed truck on the West Shore Expressway on an early July morning. He was 41. Officials indicated that Furtaw was driving a 2016 Nissan Altima when the vehicle struck an occupied 2005 Freightliner tractor-trailer that

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 11:30:00

Oradell continues review of borough's master plan

Oradell is moving forward with steps to review its master plan. An upcoming meeting is scheduled to continue an ongoing public discussion with residents about the future of the suburban town. A meeting is scheduled for Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the regularly-scheduled Planning Board meeting. It

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-23 00:36:26

Lawyers to ask judge to drop charges against son of former de Blasio aide Rachel Noerdlinger

Lawyers for the son of former mayoral aide Rachel Noerdlinger will ask a judge in Hackensack Friday to dismiss the remaining charges against him. The move comes after the lawyers said Bergen County prosecutors quietly dropped manslaughter charges earlier this month against him. Khari Noerdlinger was

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-22 11:06:25

Demarest Farms celebrates the first day of Fall

Hillsdale, New Jersey - Nothing says fall like apple and pumpkin picking, hayrides, apple cider and farm animals. That's exactly what Demarest Farms in Hillsdale, New Jersey offers and more. Jason DeGise and Jim Spollen, who started working at the farm as teenagers, own the farm, which has been a fa

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-22 15:51:36

Letter: Ridgewood needs a village sponsored Sept. 11 service

I was struck Sept. 11 by the fact that the Ridgewood does not have a village-wide sponsored memorial service. I realize that there is an ongoing display in the library and that Mt. Carmel Catholic Church held a mass. Mt. Carmel represents an important part of the community, but it is not a Village g

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 21:19:21

Police Catch Ridgewood Woman Exercising With Sword: Report

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - A village police officer spoke with a woman who was exercising with a sword in public Friday morning, according to a report. A Glen Rock Police officer who spoke Mandarin helped Ridgewood police talk to the woman, who is from China and staying with relatives in Ridgewood, Capt. Willi

PATCH - 2017-09-22 21:02:21

Lawsuit claims guard told transgender man: "I need to see what is in your pants"

More on a Fort Lee shooting, a ride on a B-17 and Happy Hobbit Day - all in "5 things to know in New Jersey on Thursday." John C. Ensslin A transgender man living in Clifton, Nautica Pagan says he has never faced any discrimination - not from any member of his community. That remained the case, he

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Property taxes too high? Yes. But maybe that's OK, say some Westwood residents

WESTWOOD - Joseph Abou-Daoud always thought his property taxes were too high. That hasn't changed. But after researching exactly where those tax dollars go - namely, his daughters' education, police to keep his neighborhood safe and municipal workers to plow his streets - he's less bothered by the h

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 09:18:00

Volunteers to host two-day cleanup at Tyson House in Rochelle Park

Volunteers will be heading to Rochelle Park this weekend for a two-day cleanup of the historic, township-owned Captain William Tyson House, a property that has stirred controversy in the community since its purchase in 2015. The efforts will be run by volunteers, who will take part in gardening or r

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 22:04:44

Hackensack Meridian Health opens medical-surgical suite in Brick

The Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new 36,000-square-foot medical-surgical floor in Brick. The opening of the floor represented an $18.5 million investment for Hackensack, and will aim to provide exceptional patient experience, Hackens

NJBIZ - 2017-09-22 19:43:00