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N.J. report finds crowding in Garfield schools
Out of Garfield 's 10 elementary schools, seven were crowded, with the "most severe" space crunch in the preschool, according to a recent state report.
Asbury Park Press
Walgreens proposes more road fixes to address Red Bank residents traffic concerns
Widening a residential side street which abuts a proposed 14,000 square foot Walgreens pharmacy to ease residents concerns about cut thorough traffic was the latest design change offered by developers on Monday night.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Star News Group
Referendum OK'd, barely
The school district administration, here, can breathe a sigh of relief now that the $15.9 million referendum for capital improvements to the schools has been approved by Point Pleasant voters.
Suspect in Garfield road-rage attack has long history as highway menace
A Passaic man charged in the brutal road-rage attack Wednesday on an elderly driver in Garfield has had his driver's license suspended more than three dozen times and been cited for 22 traffic violations since 1994, according to motor vehicle records.
The Jersey Journal
Man accused of beating elderly couple in Garfield road rage incident has checkered driving...
Robert DeJesus, 38, of Passaic, has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly beating an elderly man in a road rage dispute in Garfield.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Champions of children's health receive award at healthy communities symposium
Like many leaders of urban areas, New Brunswick Mayor James Cahill is concerned with the health and welfare of his constituents.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Garfield police search for man who attacked elderly man in road rage incident
The man is described as in his 30s, approximately 6 feet tall and clean shaven. He was wearing a tan jacket and driving a green 1997 Acura CL, according to Capt.
Saddle Brook Man Dealt Drugs From Apartment, Police Say
Police arrested a 37-year-old Saddle Brook man Tuesday for allegedly selling marijuana out of his N. Sixth Street apartment, according to Deputy Chief Robert White.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Rochelle Park school seeks money for upgrades
ROCHELLE PARK - The roof leaks in some areas of the Midland School. Surveillance cameras outside need to be updated.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Alumni, current band members celebrate
It was a sparkling evening of music, merriment and misty-eyed memories as the Clifton High School Mustang Marching Band celebrated its 75th anniversary with a gala dinner Nov. 30 at the Royal Manor, in Garfield .
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Spencer Savings Bank collects more than 1,500 pounds of food
Spencer Savings Bank, a community bank headquartered in Elmwood Park, held its seventh annual Thanksgiving food drive through the month of November to ensure local families in need were fed this holiday and had a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Rascals Rock the Borgata
Once Upon a Dream there was a band called "The Young Rascals" and they were so good that the Beatles actually opened for them.
North Jersey community groups ready to test HealthCare.gov today
If the repairs to healthcare.gov don't improve the site's performance, President Obama may have to bow to congressional pressure to push back deadlines for coverage.
A holiday parade like no other: 265 decorated fire engines, emergency vehicles light up Wallington
Hundreds of fire engines and emergency vehicles with twinkling, flashing lights, towing floats in the form of snow globes, pirate ships, trains and gingerbread houses, populated by merry firemen who swore they were not consuming anything stronger than Red Bull.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Owner of Garfield record store retiring at 87
Charlie Rigolosi, owner of Platter World in Garfield, has been selling records since 1975 and collecting them for almost all his life.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Asbury Park Press
Passaic man pepper sprayed after argument at Wal-Mart
Police say they pepper sprayed and arrested a man at a northern New Jersey Wal-Mart after a Thanksgiving shopping dispute.
Primex Plastics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of ICC Industries, Inc., is an international leader in the extruded plastic industry.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Man arrested in shopping fracas at Walmart in Garfield
GARFIELD - A customer was arrested Thursday night at the Walmart on Passaic Street when an argument with the manager over televisions turned into an alleged assault on a city police officer.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Letter: Pleasureland best name for park
In the early 1960s, I spent my summer vacations with my grandmother in Garfield .
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Thief stole Garfield municipal vehicle as city worker picked up trash
GARFIELD - City police are searching for a municipal vehicle that was stolen midday while a worker was picking up trash at a park.