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West Milford teacher named county's top educator

WEST MILFORD - Nicole Petrosillo gets down on her students' level, sitting in the same type of desk while exchanging ideas on narrative and context. Her instruction, however, is on a level of its own. Early this month, Passaic County's education office named Petrosillo the county's Teacher of the Ye

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 09:00:09

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

Pundit and professor: 'Don't raise expectation bar too high'

"If you want to do it, here's how and there are pros and cons," said Dr. G. Terry Madonna, a pundit for media sources, professor of political science at Franklin and Marshall College Center for Politics and Public Affairs. The city has two referendum questions on the Nov. 7 ballot, along with two se

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Archive: Imprisoned killer's former wife is haunted by fear he'll get out

The former wife of notorious Mahwah murderer Edgar Smith claims her ex-husband has been using a computer to harass and stalk her from inside a California prison. "Why is Mr. Smith allowed to surf the Internet?" his ex-wife asked in a recent letter to California parole officials. It has been 52 yea

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 23:08:40

Local apple orchards enjoying bumper crop

As the fall season draws closer, employees at several local apple orchards are thrilled with the abundance of the fruit this year. "There's more apples on the trees than we've ever had before," said Jake Hunt, co-owner of Windy Brow Farms in Newton. Hunt added that due to the large amount of apples

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:01:00

15 things about the lawmaker who posed with the Confederate flag

Most state lawmakers do not draw attention outside their districts, but that is increasingly not the case with N.J. Assemblyman Parker Space, R-24th District. Space recently posted to Facebook a photo of him and his wife posing in front of a Confederate flag, and five days later was recorded calling

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 11:00:51

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

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

Kanoff throws for 3 TDs in Princeton's 38-17 win

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Chad Kanoff threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns and Princeton defeated Lafayette 38-17 on Saturday night. Kanoff was 31-of-41 passing, connecting with 10 receivers, with two interceptions. EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Chad Kanoff threw for 256 yards and three touchdowns and Princeton d

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-24 04:35:00

Sussex Borough is asking where students reside

SUSSEX BOROUGH -- The Borough Council wants the state to require regional school districts to disclose student residency information to municipalities so they can verify that the students for whom they are being charged tuition are, in fact, their own. The resolution, which has the support of Mayo

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-09-24 07:01:00

26-year-old man identified as passenger killed in car crash

BRIDGEWATER -- The passenger who died in a car crash Saturday morning was identified Sunday as a 26-year-old man from New York. The accident that killed Oscar Soza-Hernandez from Far Rockaway, New York, occurred at 9:55 a.m., at mile marker 15.2 on Route 287 northbound. The Nissan struck the center

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 17:13:31

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

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

Readers sound off on affordable housing, Donald Trump and women in sports

Manhattan: This administration is fighting on every single front to keep this city affordable ("Mayor, think bigger on building housing," Op-Ed, Sept. 20). We're building affordable homes at a faster clip than any administration in history, ramping up programs for the lowest-income New Yorkers tha

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:04

Flush with cash, Wash'ville sewer plant getting upgrade

WASHINGTONVILLE - After six years of wrestling with a 40-year-old, overburdened sewage treatment plant that's been hit with fines from the DEC, the village is poised to start work on a multimillion-dollar upgrade. Mayor Joe Bucco said village officials will be reviewing project specifications Tuesda

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 23:57:52

CBS2 Exclusive: Rabid Fox Tears Screen Door Off Of Westchester Home

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - A rabid fox has terrorized a Westchester neighborhood. The animal attacked two people, two dogs, and destroyed a screen door. A grey fox has a confirmed case of rabies and turned very aggressive on Saturday in North Salem, even tearing a metal screen door right off i

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 00:33:00

Late summer isn't the best time to prune

Q: Can I prune my trees and shrubs at this time of year? - Mark from Greenwood Lake. A. Late summer is not generally considered the most optimal season to prune ornamental trees and flowering shrubs. There are two significant reasons for this advice. The first is that pruning from mid-August through

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-23 07:01:00

12th annual Weekend Journey through the Past on Oct. 14-15 in Somerset County

Here is a sneak preview of Somerset County's 12th annual Weekend Journey through the Past, sponsored by the county Cultural & Heritage Commission. Mark your calendars now for Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 15, from noon to 4 p.m. "This popular fall event has something f

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 15:22:12

Butler to create 'a no knock' list to keep solicitors to away

BUTLER - In Butler, officials are making it easier for residents to tell peddlers and other solicitors don't come a knocking. This week, Butler's Mayor and Borough Council authorized Borough Clerk Mary O'Keefe to include a flyer in the borough's Sept. 29 water bill mailing asking residents if they w

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 21:43:13