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#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

N.J.'s newest Shake Shack opens Thursday with more locations on the way

Shake Shack is bringing its signature shakes, crinkle-cut fries and juicy burgers to South Jersey for the first time starting on Thursday with the opening its new location at Marlton Commons on Route 70. The new spot is one of four new Shake Shacks coming to New Jersey - with plans in the works for

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 10:20:18

Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:02:41

Kitchen fire damages Domenico's Pizza Place in Rockaway Township

The pizzeria in White Meadow Lake area will be closed for a while, according to a post on the eatery's Facebook page ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP - A fire caused "substantial damage" to Domenico's Pizza Place, shutting it down temporarily. "The damage was mainly in the kitchen area," said Fire Chief Michael H

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-22 21:19:47

1 dead after fatal Newark crash during nor'easter

NEWARK, NJ - A man was killed in a collision in Newark Wednesday, officials said. Nafis Majette, 32, was a passenger in a car that was struck by a stolen vehicle, Newark's public safety director said. Two men in a stolen Audi slammed into the car Majette was in around 2 p.m. A parked snow plow was h

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-22 01:07:56

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Manager of an Assisted Living Facility in Morristown Charged with Stealing $237,000 from an Elderly Person

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The business manager of an assisted living facility in Morristown has been charged with exploiting her position to steal approximately $237,000 from an elderly victim under her care, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. The manager, Marcella Drakeford of Jensen Beach, Florida i

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 02:06:00

Home Destroyed In Early Morning Hopatcong Fire

HOPATCONG, NJ - A Hopatcong home was destroyed in an early Wednesday morning blaze, police said. No one was injured. The Maxim Drive house caught fire sometime before 3:31 a.m., police said. No one was home at the time and there were no injuries, but the home was totally destroyed. "Quick action on

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:07:38

In Paterson, a cautious embrace of a lull in gun deaths

As Paterson closes in on 100 days without a fatal shooting, Stephen Cotton, a lifelong city resident, reflects on what this lowering of violence means, and what it does not. Marko Georgiev/NorthJersey.com For Stephen Cotton, the break in violence is welcome, but he isn't letting his guard down. Ste


Quick tips for clearing out after the snow

Snow shoveling seems simple, right? But what about the snow on the deck? Will its weight collapse the deck? How about the snow on the roof? Will that be seeping in? Here are some quick tips for digging out after the latest storm. Roofs Rockaway Township Councilman Tucker Kelley is a landlord with a

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-22 17:11:42

Delayed Opening for Randolph Township Schools on Thursday

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township School District has announced that all schools will have a 90 minute delayed opening due to the forecast for icy conditions. Bus pickups will be delayed 90 minutes. This means that Randolph High School will start the day at 9 a.m., Randolph Middle School at 9:35

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-22 01:35:00

Girl Scouts Plan Cookie Booth Sales in Northern New Jersey

RIVERDALE, NJ - Did you forget to stock up on your favorite Girl Scout cookie treats? It's not too late! Girl Scouts across northern New Jersey will continue selling Girl Scout Cookies through April 22, at more than 900 scheduled booth sales throughout Bergen, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and northern Wa

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-22 15:00:00

Pothole problem? Here's who to call in NJ to report a pothole, pothole damage

Bad news: Winter's low temperatures wreak havoc on our roads. But there's good news; it's pothole repair season. There are likely few New Jersey drivers who haven't felt their heart sink, followed by a wave of frustration as they hit an unseen pothole on a highway- bang! Not only can potholes give

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 19:10:31

NJ nor'easter: Will schools be open on Thursday?

With the storm lasting longer than expected, some school districts may have delayed openings on Thursday or cancel school for another day. Here is what we know so far (check with your local district for more information): Skip in Skip x Embed x Share CLOSE NJ SNOW VIDEOS: FOURTH NOR'EASTER OF MARCH

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-22 00:04:57

4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:51:57

Mom, Kids Arrested In Franklin Drug Dealing Bust

FRANKLIN, NJ - A New Brunswick mother and her two children were arrested following a month-long investigation into drug dealing within Franklin Township and New Brunswick, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced. Monique R. Walker, 28; Ronda Walker, 49; and Dymarkis T. Walker, 27,

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:55:11

How much snow did North Jersey get Wednesday?

The forecast called for upwards of a foot of snow in parts of North Jersey Wednesday. Whether it hits those projections remains to be seen. As of 6 p.m. here's how much snow some parts of the region got as the snow continues to fall: Westwood: 5.1 inches Elmwood Park: 5 inches Ridgewood: 4.8 inches

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-21 22:17:55

Newark Gets $103K Rebate From PVSC (Here's Why)

NEWARK, NJ - Newark was among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why Newark got its $103,741 payday:"All constructi

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Trio indicted for distribution of cocaine, fentanyl in Morris County

MORRISTOWN - Two men and a woman were indicted on charges of distributing large amounts of cocaine or fentanyl in Rockaway, Mount Olive and Rockaway Township, according to court records and the Morris County Prosecutor's Office. Jose M. Mejias, 48, Ines M. Rivera-Rodriguez, 58, and Casimiro Richiez-

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-21 15:32:11

Toys R Us Liquidation Sales Begin Thursday, Reports Say

WAYNE, NJ - Liquidation sales are slated to kick off at most of Toys R Us' U.S. stores Thursday, according to reports. Those sales are in addition to those that already began following its filing for bankruptcy protection last year. The sales are slated to be completed by the end of June. The schedu

PATCH - 2018-03-21 21:14:18