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Why is flooding always so bad in North Jersey? The area used to be a prehistoric lake
The Passaic River Basin was a massive lake that formed 25,000 years ago after a glacier that covered a large portion of of North Jersey retreated leaving debris that blocked gaps in the Watchung Mountains, according to federal and state reports.
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
Wayne man charged in hit-and-run involving Paterson boy on bike
The suspect, Joseph Zinhobl, was charged with two third-degree crimes – leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in serious bodily injury and endangering an injured victim, said Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald in a joint press release.
8 things to do in North Jersey this week
The Kootz Band will celebrate rock and roll and perform on Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Rosen Performing Arts Center at Wayne YMCA, 1 Pike Drive in Wayne. The band will highlight the music of the Beatles, Bee Gees, Stones, Animals, Credence Clearwater, Byrds and the Turtles. $16. For more information, v
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.
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.
Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer
"I never touched him. I never touched his body with my body," Schreiber toldThe Journal Newsas he was walking toward his car outside the courthouse. He admitted being annoyed but wouldn't elaborate. "I have nothing else to say," he said.
The moment a hit-and-run driver rams an 11-year-old boy
The impact flung the boy into the air and caused him to flip around, the video shows. He landed on the ground several car lengths from where the collision happened, police said.
Former town recreation director sentenced for child sexual abuse
David “Skip” Storch, 61, of New City, engaged in a course of frequent sexual conduct with a young girl at a location in South Nyack during a three-year period from August 2007 to December 2011. The abuse began when the victim was 10 years old.
Heavy rains cause more flooding, damage in NJ; states of emergency declared in NJ, NY
LITTLE FALLS, N. J. — Governors Phil Murphy and Andrew Cuomo have declared states of emergency for multiple counties after heavy rains caused flooding and extensive damage throughout the two states.Residents in affected counties such as Little Falls in New Jersey have a long way to go before the cl
Overdose Awareness Day: Walkway event, others shine light without stigma
One lost her first grandson, her family’s shining light, who had been saved by rehab until one night, his last night, one year ago.
AP News - Actor Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer
"I never touched him. I never touched his body with my body," Schreiber told The Journal News as he was walking toward his car outside the courthouse. He admitted being annoyed but wouldn't elaborate. "I have nothing else to say," he said.
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.
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.
How to help flood victims in Little Falls, Woodland Park
Days after a devastating flood left significant damage in Little Falls and Woodland Park, among other areas in the region, members of the community planned ways to help the victims.
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
Dog stranded on ledge above raging Passaic River in Paterson
Around 1 p.m., firefighters were preparing to rappel down the Falls to rescue the small pit bull, said Mayor Andre Sayegh.
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
WATCH: N.J. cops rescue bride and groom from flooded car
Two New Jersey newlyweds had their wedding day interrupted by torrential downpours Saturday, causing the entire wedding party to get stranded in floodwaters before officers rescued them out of their vehicle. The Bogota Police Department posted a video capturing the dramatic rescue to their Facebook
Storm Rips Essex County: Floods, Bridges, Trapped Cars (VIDEOS)
In Nutley,the rising water submerged bridgesnear Kingsland Manor, Nutley Citizens Community stated. Flooding was alsoreportedly seen on Franklin Avenue.