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Bridging Art: A span from ballet to hip-hop?

Rockland's poet laureate Dan Masterson will read his 9/11 poem, "Out of the Blue," at the lohud arts salon, "Bridging Art," on Sept. 26, 2017 at Union Arts Center in Sparkill. Wochit Kadee Jacobsen is always up for a challenge, even one as daunting as building a bridge from ballet to hip-hop. When

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-24 17:25:04

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

Killer who dodged death row, duped William F. Buckley Jr. dies in prison at 83

RAMSEY - The confessed killer of a high school cheerleader 60 years ago, who won five years of freedom by duping conservative commentator William F. Buckley Jr., has died in a California prison. Edgar H. Smith, 83, died March 20, according to a brief notice posted on the Evins Funeral Home website.

NJ.COM - 2017-09-25 11:05:00

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

GOP candidate ready should Sen. Larkin retire

Basile: "I am honored to call Bill Larkin a friend" ALBANY - State Senator William Larkin (R, Cornwall-on-Hudson) will turn 90 next February. The Hudson Valley's senior statesman said he has "no plans to retire" in the foreseeable future. But, should that change, Stony Point Town Board member an

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

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

New developer expected to take over D'Angelo Farms construction

DUMONT - Garden Homes, a prolific builder of apartment complexes and commercial real estate projects throughout the tri-state region, is expected to be assigned the right to redevelop the former D'Angelo Farms, according to borough officials. The Short Hills-based company, established in 1955, wants

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-25 10:08:06

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

What's Yankees' magic number to clinch home-field advantage in Wild Card game? (9/25/17)

TORONTO -- A great Saturday for the Yankees led into a bad Sunday. A day after clinching a playoff berth, the Yankees didn't get any closer to wrapping up home field for the AL Wild Card Game, if they're there. Day after CC vents, Judge comments on anthem protests And they'll be there because their

NJ.COM - 2017-09-25 10:30:00

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

Yonkers to open property tax offices this week

Yonkers will open temporary offices this week in various parts of the city to make paying property taxes easier. The Mayor's Office of Constituent Services and the city's Tax Department will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to meet with residents and accept

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-25 10:00:05

Rockland primary final count: 3 takeaways

The final count of absentee ballots and affidavits in local primaries was announced Friday by the Rockland Board of Elections, and the results changed the shape of several races this fall. Here's a few takeaways from the final count.County executive The takeaway: Rockland County Executive Ed Day, wh

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 18:49:12

Rockland changes to flu vaccine program, holds clinics this fall

Changes to Rockland County's flu vaccine program intended to make it easier for more people to get vaccinated were announced Friday. County Executive Ed Day made the announcement during a flu clinic held in Spring Valley. He also introduced Dr. Maria Cecilia Mosquera as director of the county's Cent

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 20:54:07

Worldwide Community First Responder, Sixth-Anniversary

BY JONATHAN CALIXTE Worldwide Community First Responder, will be hosting its sixth-anniversary fundraising gala. Founder and president, Jackie Cassagnol are looking very forward to for the event. Many people are shocked that WCFR lasted this long, however, Cassagnol is not. "Some people are shocked

ROCKLANDTIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 13:15:20

In Case You Missed It: 10 big stories from this week

This week was a big one for sports, shopping and social issues. Debate swirled around controversial safety net expansions at baseball stadiums once more after a foul ball struck a young girl at Yankees game, Wegmans gave a sneak peak of their new Montvale store before their Sunday grand opening and

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 19:45:05

A Taste of Rockland: Signature dishes from 40 restaurants

A Taste of Rockland, highlighting signature dishes from more than 40 area restaurants, returns for its 22nd year on Monday, Sept. 25. This year's fundraiser for The Arc Rockland takes place at the Pearl River Hilton, 500 Veterans Memorial Drive. Doors open at 6 p.m. Rockland County native Rebecca M

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-22 22:11:04

Annual Action Against Hunger Food Drive coming Sunday

Our investigative series on New Jersey Transit continues, Wegmans opens in Montvale, and the Jets host the Dolphins in their home opener - all in "7 things to know this weekend in New Jersey." John C. Ensslin The 26th annual Action Against Hunger Food Drive is scheduled for Sunday. "As we kick off

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-22 23:56:45

New Wegmans store to open in New Jersey this weekend

A town in New Jersey is rolling out the welcome mat for Wegmans. The popular grocery store chain opens its latest store this Sunday (Sept. 24) in Montvale in Bergen County. The new store will employ 500 people -- 450 of whom are new to the company. Employees have spent the last several months traini

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-22 21:05:24

National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrated in Rockland

Standing on a small dock on Congers Lake, Rey Maggino leaned back and thrust his fishing rod toward his body to reel in his first catch of the day. "I'm going to cook this one, probably on the grill," said Maggino, holding the small fish. On a sunny Saturday with temperatures reaching the mid 80s du

LOHUD.COM - 2017-09-23 17:14:05

Paterson, NJ mayor pleads guilty to corruption charges

PATERSON, N.J. - A New Jersey mayor has pleaded guilty to corruption charges, which means he will be forced to step down from his job. Jose "Joey" Torres The Bergen Record says Jose "Joey" Torres made the decision Friday, after months of saying he was innocent. Torres and three city public works off

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-23 00:55:42