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Dogs displaced by Hurricane Harvey among animals adopted in Ridgewood

Senior Minister, Kenneth Gill of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ridgewood gave animal blessings to those who passed by the Hope St. church Sunday afternoon as the veterinary hospital next door hosted an adoption day event. September 17, 2017 Kevin R. Wexler RIDGEWOOD - About 60 dogs displaced by Hurric

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-17 16:30:43

Police shoot and kill a canine that went on the attack in Ridgewood and injured two women

A police officer was forced to open fire on a dog that attacked two women on a Ridgewood street over the weekend, law enforcement agents said. According to police, the two female victims were walking the pit bull along Wyckoff Avenue and Weirfield Street at 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, when the do

QNS.COM - 2017-09-18 19:30:46

Girls soccer: Top 25 rankings for Sept. 19

1. Northern Highlands 5-0 2. Ramapo 5-0 3. Pascack Valley 4-0 4. DePaul 3-1-1 5. Ramsey 3-0-3 6. NV/Old Tappan 4-1 7. Paramus Catholic 4-0 8. Immaculate Heart 1-2 9. Clifton 4-0 10. Lakeland 4-0 11. Indian Hills 2-3 12. Ridgewood 2-3-1 13. Westwood 6-0-1 14. Wayne Hills 3-1 15. Wayne Valley 4-1 16.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 19:02:23

Sports themed party scores major points

Get your game face on and enjoy some good grub! (201) Magazine changed the playbook on the traditional backyard barbecue and touched down with a sports-themed party featuring stick-to-your-ribs smokin' fare. We teamed up with host and Wyckoff resident Christine Callahan, who invited us to use her sp

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 14:00:09

Suspects captured in Paterson robbery

PATERSON - Police arrested two city men Monday night on charges that they robbed an Elwood Park resident who was riding his bicycle on his way to a Chinese restaurant in Paterson's 3rd Ward, authorities said. The victim called police saying the two suspects knocked him to the ground near the corner

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 16:15:47

Soccer coach headbutted another coach, slapped kid, cops say

FAIR LAWN - A volunteer boys soccer coach was charged with assault after he became enraged on the soccer field and headbutted an opposing team's coach and slapped the coach's 9-year-old son, police said on Monday. Sean Cormack, 45, of Fair Lawn, was also injured in the Sept. 10 melee and taken by am

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 11:16:21

Animal vs. car crashes: How many have occurred in your town?

Saddle River residents speak about their concerns regarding the issue of the deer and coyote increased population in town, during the meeting at Saddle River Borough Hall in Saddle River on 9/18/17. Mitsu Yasukawa/NorthJersey.com Saddle River is submitting a non-lethal deer management plan that inv

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 14:50:59

Coyotes surround dog walker in New Jersey town

SADDLE RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Police in New Jersey are warning that a pack of coyotes surrounded a dog walker and attempted to snatch the dog. The confrontation took place last Thursday on Oak Road in Saddle River. Police say approximately five coyotes circled within a 6-foot radius of the person and th

MY9NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 15:57:00

Fears on rise in North Jersey after coyote pack surrounds woman and dog

Fear is growing among North Jersey residents after a particularly aggressive pack of coyotes ambushed a woman in Saddle River last week and tried to snatch the dog she was walking. Coyotes might be more visible this time of year as they hunt in preparation for winter, but "common sense" precautions

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 11:55:08

NJ Transit suspends service on Bergen County line after man fatally struck

RUTHERFORD -- NJ Transit service on the Bergen County line was suspended mid-Tuesday after a man was fatally struck west of the Rutherford station. The line was suspended in both directions between Fair Lawn and Secaucus after the "trespasser strike." The adult man was hit at about 11:15 a.m. by a N

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 15:47:18

Gun range applicants blink in battle with North Jersey town

RAMSEY -- A heated back-and-forth over a potential gun range is over after the application for the shooting range was withdrawn, the town's mayor announced Monday. "We appreciate the good faith efforts the owners have shown in deciding that the use of the property be consistent with the family-orien

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 15:31:31

Road Warrior: Teachers cite errors in motor-vehicle exams

"None of the choices for answering this question is correct." In more than three decades of administering multiple-choice exams to teens seeking driving permits, Nancy Lustenberger had heard that complaint before, but this summer she found something she hadn't expected. "The student was right," said

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 11:00:07

Hometown hero gets his day in Fair Lawn

As Lance Cpl. David Carr prepares to be deployed to the Middle East, he received a grand sendoff from Fair Lawn's mayor and council. Mayor John Cosgrove and the council declared Monday "Lance Corporal David Solomon Carr Day." The mayor issued a proclamation in honor of the 2014 Fair Lawn High Schoo

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-19 15:56:17

Toys R Us, With $5B in Long-Term Debt, Files for Chapter 11 Reorganization

Toys R Us stores worldwide will remain open and that it will continue to work with suppliers and sell merchandise, it said Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping seas

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-19 13:40:59

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection, stores remain open

Toy store chain Toys R Us Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Wayne, N.J.-based company plans to work with its creditors to restructure the $5 billion of long-term debt on its balance sheet. The restructuring will provide the company with greater fin

WESTFAIRONLINE.COM - 2017-09-19 15:55:39

South Jersey Residents Weigh In With Questions For Gubernatorial Candidates At Virtual Town Hall

PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork) - Questions on subjects from climate change to the expansion of casino gambling were raised Tuesday as New Jersey residents got another opportunity to ask question for the gubernatorial candidates in a third virtual town hall. Jessica Dean of KYW-TV, CBS3 Philadelphia and T

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 02:45:00

Who Killed Toys R Us? The Internet Has Some Ideas

Retail toy store chain Toys R Us Inc. filed for bankruptcy Monday night. The Wayne, New Jersey-based company, which has $5 billion in debt, said its nearly 1,600 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores will not be affected. Toys R Us had hired a law firm that specializes in bankruptcy earlier this month -


Devils' Brian Boyle diagnosed with form of Leukemia

Devils forward Brian Boyle was diagnosed with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, a rare but treatable form of cancer. Dr. Michael Farber, the Devils' team internist and Medical Director of Executive Health at Hackensack University Medical Center said Boyle's diagnosis came in the early stages of the disease.

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 22:05:37

For Paterson school district, the denial continues | Editorial

The administrative gag line known as Paterson Eastside High School had a chance to do the right thing last week by applying appropriate, proportional disciplines to a few of the characters who brought shame to the school and its vaunted basketball programs. And once again, it air-balled a layup. App

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Montvale Planning Board approves KPMG expansion

More on the Toy "R" Us bankruptcy, Alexander Hamilton stays put during Great Falls renovation and a John Cleese interview - all in ""7 things to know in New Jersey on Wednesday." John C. Ensslin MONTVALE - KPMG LLP will be able to further expand its campus in Montvale, the borough planning board de

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 03:45:09