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A city betrayed: Patersonians sound off on their disgraced mayor

PATERSON - Mildre Rivera used to think Jose "Joey" Torres was a good mayor. The 54-year-old Paterson woman shared the same Puerto Rican heritage as Torres, the city's first Hispanic mayor, and she took pride in seeing him at Latino community events. But her feelings changed in light of Torres' guilt

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 16:22:22

What's Yankees' magic number to clinch home-field advantage in Wild Card game? (9/24/17)

TORONTO -- The Yankees are in the playoffs, and they celebrated getting in Saturday like they won the World Series in the visiting clubhouse at Rogers Centre following a clinching 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Their next quest - the realistic one - is securing home-field advantage for the Amer

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Bruce Maxwell, Athletics catcher, becomes first MLB player to kneel during national anthem

Major League Baseball has its first protester. A's catcher Bruce Maxwell kneeled during the national anthem before his team's game on Saturday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Shortly after his action, the A's released a statement. "The Oakland A's pride ourselves on being inclusive. W

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 01:09:58

High School marching band becomes one of the best in US

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) - 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. After the fire, Vazquez's parents returned to the apartment and retrieved the flute, undamaged and shiny. Thr

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-24 14:19:11

Weather better-suited for fishing than hunting this year

The calendar says it's fall; the heat and humidity say it's time to fish. Water temperatures rose in trout streams in recent weeks, slowed the salmon run in Lakes Erie and Ontario, where Garden staters go for chinook and coho salmon. New Jersey streams are low and clear because of lack of rain, and

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-24 06:00:08

Archive: No parole for contentious Edgar Smith

Admitted killer Edgar Smith will remain behind bars for at least another year. His parole hearing was cut short and postponed this week after the murderer of a Ramsey teenager became argumentative with parole commissioners. Smith has been in a California prison for 30 years for kidnapping and tryi

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 23:10:42

Montclair State University Student Receives Recognition from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

l-r: Trevor Stephney, Marian Sykes Johnson, and Deionne MillerCredits: Photo by Melviena Miller-Drew Trevor Stephney, recipient of the Behind the Camera scholarship from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.Credits: Photo by Melviena Miller-Drew Trevor Stephney (center) with his mother, Tanya Cepeda (lef

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-24 21:33:00

BOO! Montclair Film October Cinema505 Lineup Includes Horror Classics

Montclair Film has a spooky lineup in store for filmgoers this October for its Cinema505 screening space located in the Investors Bank Film & Media Center at 505 Bloomfield in Montclair. Continuing its Montclair Film + Classics series, October features SLASHERS!, a retrospective program of the horro

BARISTANET.COM - 2017-09-24 18:45:15

Newark's building boom an echo of its history : Di Ionno

One Theater Square is one of those construction projects that seemed to go up overnight. Actually, it was 347 nights - and days. The last beam of the concrete and iron shell of the coming 22-story luxury apartment building in downtown Newark was put in place Wednesday. During the topping-off ceremon

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 12:45:00

Montclair Women's Club To Host Open House and Free Workshop, 9/27

The Montclair Women's Club is preparing for an exciting year of events in its 103rd year serving the Montclair area. On Wednesday September 27th, the Club will be hosting an Open House at 7 p.m., followed by a workshop, led by Beth Taylor Hart at 7:30 on "Women in Transition: Accessing Your Innate W

BARISTANET.COM - 2017-09-24 17:38:11

Edgar Smith, killer in 1957 Ramsey High School cheerleader's death, dies at 83

Hillary Clinton visits Montclair, Paul Anka performs in Morristown and BaronFest returns to New Bridge Landing - all in "7 things to know this week in New Jersey." John C. Ensslin Edgar Smith, the man who abducted and killed a 15-year-old Ramsey High School cheerleader in 1957, has died. He was 83.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 22:54:29

Runners run and walkers walk to raise money for cancer organization in Paramus

PARAMUS - As they wiped their brows and shielded their eyes from the bright morning sun, more than 600 people tensed up and toed the starting line of the CancerCare Run/Walk For Hope at Bergen Community College. "Runners, set," announced Kim Merlo, the emcee of the 5K event. "GO!" The runners, walke

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 19:34:42

Boonton celebrates 150 years with a weekend party

BOONTON -- The Town of Boonton threw itself a 150th Birthday Celebration during the weekend, with events that both showcased the town's storied past while keeping an eye on its outstanding future. The weekend started off with a Birthday Reception on Friday evening at the Historic Boonton Station. M

DAILY RECORD - 2017-09-24 03:49:39

Mouse attacked, traumatized me in Home Depot, woman says in suit

Annette Reaves, 58, claims in a lawsuit she was delivering plants and other items to The Home Depot on Hackensack Avenue when a rodent leapt onto her, leaving her with injuries. HACKENSACK - A woman delivering plants to a Home Depot store claims the retailer was overrun by rodents and that a mouse

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Roseland set to burn things

ROSELAND - The governing body of Roseland has set the Third Annual Roseland Community Bonfire/ Movie Night on Friday, Oct. 6. The event is designed as an opportunity to socialize and meet new friends. The bonfire will be set and a family movie will be shown outdoors on a big screen at Thomas J. O'Be

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-24 01:46:00

Rider dies in 2-motorcycle crash in Parsippany

The Morris County Freeholders are studying proposals for a redesign of the traffic-packed interchange at Route 24, Columbia Turnpike and Park Avenue in Morris Township, Florham Park and Hanover. IPHONE VIDEO BY WILLIAM WESTHOVEN SEPT. 13, 2017 William Westhoven One motorcyclist died after colliding

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 17:37:43

Letter: John Dinice running for re-election for Mahwah Board of Education

My name is John Dinice and I'm running for re-election for the Mahwah Board of Education. I have lived in Mahwah for 28 years and have three children in the Mahwah school district. I currently serve on the Mahwah Board of Education as the 2nd Vice President. I also Chair the Policy Committee and ser

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 20:43:01

Prostitution Arrest At Parsippany Hotel: Police

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A woman was arrested for prostitution at a Parsippany gotel, police said. An investigation into the alleged prostitution began after "numbers complaints" of it in local hotels, police said. A short investigation led them to the Red Roof Inn on Route 46. Dana Dunnell, 36 from Hacken

PATCH - 2017-09-25 00:00:48

Fall Festival Pumpkin Painting at Nutley Museum October 15

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Historical Society invites the community to the annual Fall Festival Pumpkin Painting event at the Nutley Museum October 15 The free event will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the museum at 65 Church Street. Children can paint a pumpkin and ever

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Man charged with 'strict liability' in woman's drug overdose death

WEST MILFORD - A Paterson man has been charged in the death of a West Milford woman who overdosed on drugs he sold her, authorities said Thursday. Cleveland D. Spencer, 26, is charged in the death of Maryann McKinnon, 33, who was found unconscious and unresponsive June 2 in her home on Freehold Cour

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 12:36:29