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Person struck, killed by freight train in Bergen County
A person was struck and killed by a freight train in Bergenfield on Tuesday afternoon, police confirmed. The CSX train hit the pedestrian near Main Street around 2 p.m., according to a statement from the rail freight company.
Measles Outbreak Prompts Good Samaritan Hospital To Ban Children From Visiting
With the number of measles cases in Rockland at 199 and counting, one hospital in the county has changed its visitor policy to ban children under the age of 18. Officials at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern said that any children under the age of 18, regardless of their vaccination history, are pr
Can You Hear Us Now?
In little more than six months, the Township of Mahwah has done a complete "360". Early October lows, to November highs, and then unfortunately, back again. Much to the dismay of thousands of loyal residents, Mahwah looks to have returned to the days of gridlock, personal agendas and backstabbing.
Voted Best Yoga Studio in Bergen County
Now the 4th Year in a row, Fire Shaper Hot Yoga in Westwood has been voted, BEST YOGA STUDIO in Bergen County. Since 201 magazine had started their Best of Bergen readers choice awards Fire Shaper has been voted to the top of the winners circle nearly every year as the Best Yoga Studio in Bergen cou
Next year, you won’t be able to use your license to get on a plane. But N.J. isn’t giving out new IDs yet.
A federal mandate will make your current New Jersey driver’s license useless if you want to use it to fly from any U.S. airport -- unless you upgrade it to a more secure “Real ID” license by October 2020. But, while most other states have already started issuing the Real IDs, no one in New Jersey ha
Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers
Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer
Witness says couple was raping toddler — NJ man admits it
A Bloomfield man has admitted raping a toddler — a guilty plea that will send him to prison for 25 years without a chance for parole. Jaime Mauricio Leon, 34, was arrested after a witness told police on June 16, 2017, that he had seen a man and a woman sexually abusing a toddler when he looked throu
'Karina Got Justice': NYC Jogger Killer Gets Life Sentence With No Chance of Parole
The man convicted of killing Karina Vetrano, a 30-year-old Queens woman who went out for a run in her neighborhood park one summer day and never came home, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole on Tuesday.
Boys Scouts ‘Perversion Files’ includes 52 former N.J. scout leaders. Law firm says there were 12K victims nationally.
The identities of 52 former Boy Scout leaders from New Jersey who allegedly sexually abused boys and were included in the organization’s so-called “Perversion Files” were revisited Tuesday by a law firm seeking to shed light on the systemic nature of the abuse and demand more information to be relea
Meeting May Forge Deer Control Strategies
ENGLEWOOD, N.J.—An upcoming June meeting in Englewood will attempt to “develop a regional approach” to deer management among public officials countywide due to a lack of a comprehensive effort to manage the county’s increasing deer population.
N.J. man caught sexually assaulting sleeping child when passerby looked in bedroom window faces 25 years in prison
A New Jersey man caught sexually assaulted a sleeping child when a passerby happened to look into a Long Branch bedroom window in 2017 has admitted to multiple charges and faces 25 years in state prison when he is sentenced, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday.
"Only Orly" of Ringwood is a Top Real Estate Team for 2018
RINGWOOD, N.J. (April 23, 2019) — The Orly Steinberg team, "Only Orly," ranked in the Top Three real estate sales teams (of four-plus members) at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York for 2018 based on total units sold. Steinberg and her team are affiliate
Creep busted for hiding cam in woman’s apartment when memory card has his family pics on it, police say
A Hawthorne apartment complex maintenance worker was arrested when police discovered photos of him and his family on a camera he had hidden in the woman’s apartment, borough police said in a release.
Homes in NJ — and Northeast — least likely to be burglarized
A new report from the security website asecurelife.com shows New Jersey ranked as the No. 9 state with the fewest home break-ins this year. The website's data coordinator, Sage Singleton, says they looked at FBI data.
New Jersey Has 2 Of The Most Underrated Small Towns In America
If you love small towns, then you're in luck. New Jersey has two of the most underrated small towns in America, according to one publication. The Active Times picked the 50 most underrated small towns in the United States, and the Garden State is home to two of them. So if you're doing a staycation,
Cash4Life lottery ticket worth $1K a week for life sold at N.J. ShopRite
The Cash4Life ticket sold in New Jersey worth $1,000 a week for life was bought at a North Jersey supermarket. Someone purchased the lucky ticket at ShopRite in the Essex Green Shopping Center on Prospect Avenue in West Orange, New Jersey Lottery officials announced Tuesday.
N.J. town is getting so big, its school district says it’ll sue to stop ‘overcrowding crisis’
There’s been so much development in Edison, the board of education says it’s planning to sue the township for what it’s called an “overcrowding crisis” in local schools.
They say this town is the hardest to pronounce in NJ
A recent Reader’s Digest piece sought to find the hardest to pronounce town in all fifty states. This has New Jersey written all over it! We have towns like Bogota, outsiders will say it like they’d say Bogota Columbia. But it’s Buh-GO-ta. Closter is often debated. But if you ask the locals it is sa
These North Jersey Towns Have State's Highest Property Taxes
The average property tax bill in New Jersey last year was $8,767, an increase of $77 from $8,690 in 2017. Many towns, though, paid more than $10,000. Millburn residents paid the most in the state ($24,308) with Alpine trailing in the second spot at ($21,299).
UPDATE : Paramus Police Department Update Missing Persons Report
Paramus NJ, We have developed information that Mr. Pinte has voluntarily traveled to Florida. We continue to actively try to locate and make contact with him. Missing Person, Possibly Endangered: Kenneth Pinte, 20yo, male, 6’2”, 150 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, olive skin. Last seen on 4/18 wearing