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Snake KO's Power To Mahwah Hotel Complex For Hours

A snake estimated at nearly 10 feet long knocked out power for several hours to the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel near the Rockland County border. Monday's outage at the hotel off Routes 287 and 17 and the NY State Thruway lasted about 4½ hours, Mahwah Fire Chief Michael Roe said.


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


West Milford Fire Company celebrating 75 years of service in June

The West Milford Fire House on Ridge Road built in 1970, replaced the first building of 75 years ago that now serves as a bike and photography shop. ANN GENADER PHOTO. West Milford.A blazing fire, smoke, unexplainable odor, or other emergency, will bring help from volunteers based at 605 Ridge Road.


Lethal Carbon Monoxide Levels Found After NY Man Can't Wake Up Family; 6 Kids Among 11 Hospitalized

Nearly a dozen people were hospitalized, including a toddler and five other children, after becoming sickened in a two-family Westchester County home where lethal levels of carbon monoxide were found, authorities say.


‘Significant Fraud Arrest’ by Passaic County Sheriff’s Office

A 29-year-old Paterson man arrested Tuesday by the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Squad had faces several additional charges, Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik reported Wednesday.


Pit bulls attack horse in N.J. neighborhood, leaving it with bloody gashes requiring surgery

Two pit bulls got loose in a Hunterdon County neighborhood Wednesday evening and attacked a horse, leaving it with bloody gashes on its face and legs that will require surgery, authorities said.


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


County: Marshall Hill Road Bridge construction ending in days

The long awaited end of the Marshall Hill Road bridge construction project is finally at hand. The Marshall Hill Road bridge may soon be permanently reopened as the construiction project wraps up. charles kim photo.


N.J. trooper shared sexually explicit photo of 5-year-old with girl’s own mother, authorities say

A New Jersey state trooper exchanged a sexually explicit photo of a 5-year-old girl with the victim’s own mother after she asked him if he wanted to rape the girl, according to a criminal complaint by the state’s Office of the Attorney General.


West Milford schools named 2019 Best Community for Music Education for 11th year

West Milford.The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has awarded the West Milford School District the designation as a "Best Community for Music Education" for the 11th consecutive year, according to John Boronow, District Supervisor of Music, Art, and Family and Consumer Scien


Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Calls Cops to New Jersey Mansion After She Files for Divorce

One week after Wendy Williams filed for divorce, her husband Kevin Hunter asked police to come to their home. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement and asked that they respond to his and Williams’ New Jersey mansion to address members of the media, who were waiting outside.


Wyckoff PD: Driver Ticketed For Being Unlicensed Busted For Getting Right Back Behind Wheel

Wyckoff police stopped an unlicensed motorist for the second time in two hours when he ignored orders to leave his car until a valid driver could pick it up, authorities said. Officer Robert Schlossberg first pulled over 23-year-old Melvin Acosta-Espinal of New York City for a traffic violation on W


Man in bike helmet robs NJ bank with help from employees

PARK RIDGE — It wasn't exactly an inside job, but a man wearing a bike helmet got help from employees to rob a bank on Wednesday by sending them into the vault to fetch the cash.


Everything to know about New Jersey's severe storm risk Friday night

You can follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more weather information. I'll be tracking any severe weather through there overnight.


'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Joe Giudice's immigration appeal denied. Will he be deported back to Italy?

Joe Giudice could be closer to being deported to his native Italy after Immigration and Customs Enforcement dismissed an appeal made by the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star to remain in the U.S.


Passaic PD: Clifton Man Exposed Himself To City Girls

A Clifton man twice exposed himself to young girls while walking down a Passaic street, said police who identified him, tracked him down and arrested him. Passaic police arrested 49-year-old Kenny Gastone at his job in Nutley, charging him with several counts of lewdness, Police Chief Luis Guzman sa


The best ‘hole in the wall’ places in New Jersey

- SPANO'S - PT. PLEASANT (Tomato pies and great Italian food) - THE RED WOLF INN - BELVIDERE (Great steaks) - ROYAL BBQ - SOUTH RIVER (Amazing Portuguese barbecue) - PICK IT DELI SQUARE - OLD BRIDGE (Great deli sandwiches)


Parents concerned over New Jersey school's plan to cut class time for rest of school year

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- Parents in New Jersey are speaking out after their kids are set to lose hours of instructional time at school in favor of up to three hours of study hall each day.


Stony Point Man Caught Snatching Purse At ShopRite, Police Say

A man from Stony Point is facing charges after he allegedly stole a purse from a ShopRite store in Pearl River, according to police. Orangetown Police say they responded to a Pearl River ShopRite store (26 North Middletown Road) on Thursday, April 18 around 6:30 p.m. on the report of a suspicious ma


Cardi B rejects plea deal in Queens strip club melee

QUEENS — Rapper Cardi B rejected a plea deal over her alleged involvement in a fight at a Queens Strip club. The 26-year-old appeared in front of a judge at Queens Criminal Court Friday and rejected the offer to plead guilty to an A misdemeanor charge, in which she would have received a conditional