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2 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

The Record: King's message

THE FIRST statue in Bergen County honoring civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is closer to being unveiled this fall on the Fairleigh Dickinson University campus in Hackensack after originally being scheduled for a spring dedication.

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Related Topix: Martin Luther King, Jr., Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, NJ, Opinion

6 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Rinse and Repeat? No Easy Fix to Chronic Flooding

As fire department captain Tom Kelley gives a tour of his quiet, suburban neighborhood, it's hard to reconcile the place he describes with the neatly manicured lawns and shade-dappled streets now lining the roads.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Hillsdale, NJ, River Vale, NJ, Pompton Lakes, NJ

Mon Sep 01, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Westwood seeks county, state aid to buy flood-prone property

The Borough Council has passed a resolution that will allow Westwood to apply for a grant that, when coupled with another grant, will enable it to purchase a flood-prone property.

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Related Topix: Westwood, NJ

Patch.com

Fill Your Fall Weekends In The Bergen County Area

Labor Day marks the end of the summer. For many New Jersey residents, that means no more Shore.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Fruits, Halloween

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Campaign season now under way in Bergen County

Politics is practiced year-round in Bergen County and street-level campaigning has been going on quietly all summer.

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Related Topix: US News, Ridgefield, NJ, Ridgewood, NJ, Paramus, NJ, Fair Lawn, NJ

SFGate

Man to face murder charges in mother's slaying

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Related Topix: Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Ho-Ho-Kus woman stabbed and beaten to death early this morning

A borough woman was stabbed and beaten to death at her home early Monday morning, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said via Twitter.

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Related Topix: Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Man to face murder charges in mother's slaying

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said 24-year-old Nicholas Piotti of Ho-Ho-Kus was taken into custody early Monday and was taken to a hospital.

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Related Topix: Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

Patch.com

Rebuilding Ortley Beach After Hurricane Sandy: It's Future Is A Mystery

That landscape raises a question that many in Ortley Beach worry about: Should anything be built ever again on the barrier islands? As federal and state money pours into restoring homes, the debate continues among scientists and environmentalists over that question, according to The Record of Bergen County.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Sun Aug 31, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Hackensack neighbors cope with shake, rattle, roll of courthouse pile-driving work

Since the pile driving started near the Bergen County Courthouse in Hackensack earlier this year, John McCann has been eating more Atkins bars.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Classic books and worthy new titles for young readers courtesy of North Jersey librarians

Clockwise from top left: "Harold and the Purple Crayon," I'm My Own Dog," "Stuart Little," "The Outsiders," "The Unfinished life of Addison Stone" and "When the Beat was Born."

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Related Topix: Libraries, Family, Kids, Fort Lee, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Kelly: Burgers, machine guns and apple pie

SHE IS ONLY 9 years old. She is wearing pink shorts, sneakers, a T-shirt and her dark ponytail is braided and falling down her back.

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Related Topix: Guns, Opinion

NorthJersey.com

The Record: The MRAP debate

FERGUSON, MO., is a long way from Bergen County, but events in Ferguson have changed the tenor of the debate in Bergen County over the acquisition of MRAPs .

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Prosecutor: Driver charged in fatal crashProsecutor: Driver charged...

Death by auto charges have been filed against a man who allegedly was under the influence of drugs when he crashed into a building last month, killing one passenger and seriously injuring another.

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Related Topix: Fort Lee, NJ, Ridgefield, NJ

New Jersey Herald

Prosecutor: Driver charged in fatal crash

Death by auto charges have been filed against a man who allegedly was under the influence of drugs when he crashed into a building last month, killing one passenger and seriously injuring another.

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Related Topix: Fort Lee, NJ, Ridgefield, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Driver in Ridgefield crash charged with vehicular homicide

A 20-year-old former Fort Lee High School football player has been charged with vehicular homicide in a crash that killed a fellow Fort Lee High athlete and seriously injured another in Ridgefield last month.

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Related Topix: Ridgefield, NJ, Fort Lee, NJ

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

New Jersey man serving with the Israel Defense Forces injured

Hirt, a graduate of Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, is the son of Howie and Sharon Hirt of Edison and grandson of David and Gilda Singer of Highland Park.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Highland Park, NJ, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wisconsin Gazette

New Jersey sheriff delays acquiring military vehicles

Sheriff Michael Saudino in Bergen County, New Jersey, will delay the acquisition of two mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles from the Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News

NorthJersey.com

Hackensack man charged as pot dealer after traffic stop

A city resident who allegedly had a duffel bag loaded with marijuana in his car was captured after a traffic stop Friday morning in which he pushed a police officer and fled on foot, leaving his 10-month-old daughter in the back seat, police said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Hackensack, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

A community mourns, Labor Day weekend begins: First News with Podcast

New Jersey's First News, hosted by Eric Scott , written and produced by Matthew White and Patrick Lavery.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Chris Christie, US Governors, Jersey City, NJ

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