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Passaic High School marching band is one of the best in U.S., but it didn't come easy

The Passaic High School's marching band is among the best in the country. At an all-day practice, its members show their mettle. The fire started in the kitchen at 7 a.m. on Aug. 13. It burned up nearly everything - the sofa, all of Julie Vazquez's clothes, even the fancy case that held her flute. A

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 10:48:02

McDonald's to offer delivery service to 6 counties in New Jersey

Uber and McDonald's are teaming up to make sure people in six New Jersey counties can enjoy their burgers and fries anytime, anywhere. UberEATS is now expanding its delivery service to select McDonald's restaurants in Middlesex, Bergen, Union, Somerset, Passaic and Essex counties. People can place t

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-21 20:43:10

Polish president visits N.J. town after giving speech at UN

WALLINGTON -- A horde of people clamored to catch a glimpse of Polish President Andrzej Duda, who came to New Jersey Wednesday evening, while in the country for the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly. As Duda pulled into town, young children were held up by their parents to get a be

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 12:13:14

'Everyone is Polish today': Huge crowd turns out for Polish presidential visit to Wallington

With the expected arrival of Polish President Andrzej Duda to Wallington on Wednesday, Sept. 20, we look at the heart-shaped borough's ties to the European country. Kim Predham/NorthJersey.com WALLINGTON - Close to a thousand people - many decked out in the red and white of the Polish flag - crowde

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 01:27:08

Newark man arrested for armed robbery, 2 others sought

NEWARK-- A 21-year-old city man was arrested Wednesday for his alleged part in an armed robbery Sept. 11, police said. Assamad F. Banks (Newark police) Assamad F. Banks was one of three men who allegedly robbed the woman at gunpoint shortly before midnight Sept. 11 in the 900 block of Frelinghuysen

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 00:59:17

Did insurance mismanagement lead to death of this former Newark cop?

NEWARK -- A retired police officer has died -- and his widow says his death came as he waited weeks with no medication for new insurance and prescription cards that never came, intensifying ongoing turmoil over the city's switch to a new health care system. "I'm not God, but if he was taking his med

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 11:30:00

PILOT incentive for affordable housing questioned

ROSELAND - Using a barrage of email and text-message notifications, members of the governing body invited residents to its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 19 to hear details on a proposed Payment-In-Lieu-Of-Taxes (PILOT) program. This incentive might allow Roseland to meet its obligation for additional affor

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 12:15:00

Greenville group puts emphasis on serving youth | Opinion

In a recent membership meeting the Greenville Neighborhood Alliance focused on how each community can impact the youth in a positive way. GNA Founder Sandra Lovely spoke to the block association presidents from Wards A and F about different ways to engage young people and keep them inspired and info

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 21:24:13

Payroll clerk admits stealing $920K from trucking company

NEWARK -A Clifton woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking part in a scheme to steal more than $900,000 from a trucking company where she worked as a payroll clerk, authorities said. Lisa Popewiny, 55, admitted to a charge of wire fraud and faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of at least $250,

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 12:18:23

Construction worker critically injured in fall through floor, authorities say

A 49-year-old construction worker was critically injured around noon today when he plunged from the sixth to the fifth floor of a building under construction in Downtown Jersey City, officials said. The worker, of Carlstadt, told police he was laying down sheet metal on the sixth level of 360 Ninth

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 21:31:29

Westin honored at YPIE gala

State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins presented a senate proclamation to Westin. Photo by Toby McAfee Photography (2017). David Westin, former ABC News president and current co-anchor of Bloomberg Television's morning program "Daybreak," was honored at Yonkers Partners in Education's (YPIE) 10th Anniver

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 16:09:19

Police chase through four towns ends with arrest

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 The Passaic County Sheriff's Office chased a car through four towns and into Morris County early Thursday morning after a suspect fled from a motor vehicle stop,

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 14:36:29

Things to do in North Jersey this week

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Have some free time midweek? From stand-up comedy and documentary films to a military history exhibit and a family campout, we've got you covered.Chris Tucker at the Wellmont Theater Chris Tucker, who is known best known for starring in the "Rush Hour" film se

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 10:07:01

Glen Ridge Brothers with Life-Threatening Illness Work to Change the Future for People With Type 1 Diabetes

Jaime and Andy Norris, two Glen Ridge brothers with Type 1 Diabetes, are using their time and talents to change the future for people with the life-threatening autoimmune disease. The boys on Saturday participated in the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes in Saratoga Springs, New York, with the goal of rais

BARISTANET.COM - 2017-09-21 19:30:02

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

Celery is the new it vegetable

Ryan Vargo, the chef of Punto Rosso Ristorante in Montclair, says he keeps up with food trends through culinary journals, magazines and television shows, and never imagined that celery would ever be fashionable. "Celery? It's what is used to make soups and stocks," he says, echoing what most everyon

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-21 10:03:01

Two people injured after hit by police vehicles in Bronx, Staten Island

Cops at the scene in Staten Island where a police vehicle hit a boy on Wednesday.(Ken Murray/New York Daily News) A police car struck and injured a woman on a Bronx street Wednesday night, cops said. The patrol car hit the 54-year-old pedestrian on the corner of E. 178th St. and Washington Ave. in

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 04:47:13

Maria is now a category 3 hurricane, lashing out at the Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Hurricane Maria is lashing the northeastern Dominican Republic early Thursday and is expected to pass near the Turks and Caicos later in the day. The Category 3 storm's maximum sustained winds are near 115 mph (185 kph) and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says some st

MY9NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:00

Teen with rare skin condition crowned homecoming queen under moonlight

The sun isn't Riley McCoy's friend, but fortunately the students at her high school are. Riley suffers from Xeroderma Pigmentosa, or XP, and must protect her delicate skin from the sun's rays with protective clothing and a plastic hood.Even the slightest bit of sunlight through a cracked door or ope

MY9NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 01:41:00

12-year-old girl saves sister, dad after he has seizure while driving

Kassidy Gill listened to what her father told her to do if he ever had a seizure behind the wheel. Remembering, along with her bravery, helped this 12-year-old save her own life along, with the lives of her dad and her sister. "He told me he was dizzy and he said that's what happened before all his

MY9NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 01:27:00