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Garfield, New Jersey is located in Bergen County. Zip codes in Garfield, NJ include 07026. The median home price in Garfield is $329,000 which is roughly $162/per square foot. More Garfield information.

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4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

School redistricting causes budget dilemma in Kearny

The Kearny Board of Education's plan to redistrict schools, including creating a seventh and eighth grade middle school at Lincoln School, poses a budget dilemma for the town.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Victim in fatal Turnpike accident in Kearny identified as maintenance worker: State Police

The victim of a f atal accident this morning on the New Jersey Turnpike in Kearny has been identified as a 32-year-old Turnpike maintenance worker, New Jersey State Police said.

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NorthJersey.com

Site plan for former Sketchley Service plant in Garfield approved

An ordinance for an amended site plan for the former Sketchley Service plant on Cherry and Schley streets, allowing 75 rental units to be built, was adopted by the mayor and council at its July 8 council meeting.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Stop leads to arrest in Wallington

The Wallington Police Department arrested a Garfield resident on June 19 after a search during a motor vehicle stop revealed that the driver was carrying a large bag of marijuana in his car trunk, authorities said.

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NorthJersey.com

New mayor wants to take action against illegal apartments in Garfield

At her first council meeting as mayor, Tana Raymond said she is making absentee landlords and illegal apartments a priority and asked the city attorney to find ways to take action.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: AUG - 'Be Careful What You Wish For.'

Hailing from Meadowlands, New Jersey, the band AUG's second album, Be Careful What You Wish For.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Garfield elects first female mayor in city's history

The first female mayor in Garfield's 97 year history was elected at a special council meeting on July 1, despite a mixed vote from the council.

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The Jersey Journal

Discount grocer Price Rite opens first N.J. store in Garfield

GARFIELD - Debbie D'Anthony finally has a neighborhood grocery store after a year of having her daughter drive her to ShopRite in Lodi.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Garfield making it up to VFW for lost grant

The Garfield Council passed a resolution to give the Veterans of Foreign Wars $50,000 in lieu of a grant it lost while negotiating with the city over possibly buying its property.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Shooting on Paterson street leaves Garfield man, 33, dead

A night of drinking among friends in the city turned tragic early Saturday morning, when shots rang out and a 33-year-old Garfield man was left to die alone, his friends abandoning him as he lay bleeding in the street, police said Sunday.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Discount grocer Price Rite to open first N.J. store in Garfield

Mayor Joseph Delaney is expected to attend an 8 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony. Nearly 100 full- and part-time employees will work at the 41,000-square-foot store.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Observer

'Jersey Fresh' back in town

The Kearny Farmers' Market, sponsored by the Kearny Urban Enterprise Zone program, made its return appearance last Thursday, June 19, with several of the familiar vendors but with one new wrinkle a new location.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Item

Garfield City Council encourages businesses to join Hackensack Chamber of Commerce

The city council has endorsed the Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce and encourages small businesses in the city to join.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Item

New riverfront park in Garfield serves as a balm for scars of pollution

Garfield's Dundee Dam Riverwalk opened on Saturday. "People always see the Passaic River as a negative.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Garfield man accused of trying to enter vehicles

Police arrested a man who was seen attempting to enter vehicles on Cottage Place and fled the area entering yards on June 10. The Garfield Police Department received a call reporting a male attempting to enter parked vehicles by pulling on car door handles to four cars as he walked down the street on Cottage Place at 12:48 a.m. on June 10. The ... (more)

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NorthJersey.com

Man arrested in connection with home burglary in Garfield

The Garfield Police Department arrested a man for a home burglary after a witness watched the suspect enter and leave the home and walk into Passaic.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Item

Saddle Brook School District to take part in pilot program

Saddle Brook will be among the few school districts in the state to pilot the New Jersey Kindergarten Entrance Assessment in September, following approval by the Board of Education during its June 11 meeting.

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The Item

Garfield woman arrested on burglary charge

Garfield Police arrested a city woman after finding her in a Van Winkle Avenue home that she had allegedly broken into, police said.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Garfield woman faces burglary, drug charges

GARFIELD - A 31-year-old city woman was arrested and charged in connection with a Van Winkle Avenue residential burglary, police said Friday.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Garfield adopts ordinance in aftermath of firefighter being hit by a bottle

The Garfield City Council has adopted an ordinance in the aftermath of a firefighter being injured by a juvenile throwing a bottle at a fire truck that was responding to a call.

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