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43 min ago | 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

The Item

As Ferriero's trial nears, political issues in play

With a new chapter in the corruption case against Joseph A. Ferriero, the once-powerful former Bergen County Democratic Party chairman, set to play out in federal court this fall, Republicans contend that the past remains relevant in county politics today.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Teaneck, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Englewood vigil looks for solutions to end police killings of unarmed black men

Putting an end to the conditions that lead to police shootings of unarmed minorities begins with "getting out the vote," better community policing and reliance on faith, said participants in a vigil and march organized on Thursday by a local chapter of the NAACP.

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Related Topix: Englewood, NJ

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Item

NJ builders on track to start largest number of homes since 2006

Despite last winter's weather delays, New Jersey builders are on track to start the largest number of homes since 2006, led by a boom in rental construction.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home Building, Hudson County, NJ

The Paramus Post

Every Bag Counts

Teaneck Cadette Girl Scout Troop 19 is launching a campaign to reduce the use of plastic bags in Teaneck.

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Related Topix: Teaneck, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Lodi man indicted on assault, other charges in crash that injured Bergen County cop

A Lodi man who police say was intoxicated when his car struck the back of a Bergen County Police SUV, seriously injuring an officer, has been indicted on aggravated assault and other charges related to the crash, authorities said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Lodi, NJ, Education Etc.

The Item

Englewood City Council to apply for more funds to fix gatehouse

A historical relic from the 1800s is closer to returning to its former glory after the city council applies for a county grant to restore the structure.

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Related Topix: Teaneck, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Paramus police say neighbors helped to shut down a brothel

Authorities credited borough residents who called police about strange cars on their street with helping to bring down a brothel Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Members of Cresskill church donate clothing for kids who crossed border

Parishioners of St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday dropped off bags of clothes and school supplies for newly arrived children from Central America who crossed the southwest border illegally and are now living in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Family, Kids, Cresskill, NJ, New Jersey, Passaic County, NJ

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