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1 hr ago | The Item

Police: Paterson man accused of selling 400 heroin bags to undercover cop in Elmwood Park

A 25-year-old Paterson man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with selling 400 packets of heroin to an undercover police detective in Elmwood Park, according to Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Elmwood Park, NJ, Paterson, NJ

6 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Bergen County sees new wave of luxury car thefts

Luxury cars are once again disappearing from driveways and coffee shops in an organized fashion, just months after state police charged 29 men in the takedown of an international carjacking ring.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ, Saddle River, NJ

9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Bergen County Sheriff says department's new MRAPs aren't combat vehicles

HACKENSACK - Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino said Tuesday that two mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles his department is acquiring are not "combat vehicles."

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Mahwah Police make arrest in car burglary investigation

An arrest was made last week in connection with 14 car burglaries that occurred in business and condominium lots between Dec. 22, 2013, and Feb. 3, the police department announced in a press release.

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Related Topix: Mahwah, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New tide gate will stop rising tides, alleviate flooding in Carlstadt

As ospreys and airplanes flew over head with wetlands and industry as a backdrop exemplifying the delicate balance of the Meadowlands, New Jersey Meadowlands Commission Officials christened a new tide gate on July 23 that is expected to alleviate flooding to low-lying industrial sections particularly in Carlstadt.

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Related Topix: Carlstadt, NJ, Wood-Ridge, NJ, Moonachie, NJ, Teterboro, NJ, Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

NorthJersey.com

Eight file to run for three seats on Elmwood Park BOE

Eight candidates have filed to run for three, three-year seats on the Elmwood Park Board of Education in November.

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NorthJersey.com

Hackensack man charged with having sexual contact with 14-year-old boy, prosecutor says

A 22-year-old Hackensack man was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual contact with a 14-year-old boy of his acquaintance, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Bark in the Park returns to Bergen County's Overpeck Park

Bark in the Park returns for a third year at Overpeck County Park in Ridgefield Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2. This popular all-things-canine event again features music, food and dog contests plus opportunities to adopt a pet from the North Shore Animal League and Bergen County Animal Shelter.

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Related Topix: Ridgefield Park, NJ

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Bergen Democrat gains second honor from Christie administration

First Lady Mary Pat Christie honored a Bergen County Democrat for his commitment to improving the lives of local residents by increasing access to healthy, fresh foods through the organization's Farm to Live program.

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Related Topix: Mahwah, NJ, New Jersey, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

New Jersey Family Law

Maywood Wallington Cliffside Park Englewood Bergen County NJ Broken...

This litigation was over a broken engagement. She first denied she still had the very expensive diamond ring and claimed it was "lost."

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Related Topix: Cliffside Park, NJ

The Item

Another cop sues Hackensack, claims 'repeated acts of retaliation'

Months after the city settled the last of more than 20 civil rights lawsuits filed by police officers during the tumultuous final years of the disgraced police chief, another officer has filed a legal complaint peppered with familiar claims of intimidation and unfair punishment - this time under new Police Director Michael Mordaga.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

NJ open-space preservation fund in danger

The popular state program that helped turn dumping grounds in Teaneck into a nature preserve, build ball fields in Palisades Park, restore Lambert Castle in Paterson and preserve 650,000 acres of open space throughout New Jersey is in jeopardy of going unfunded.

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Related Topix: Teaneck, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Palisades Park, NJ, New Jersey, Secaucus, NJ

The Item

Feds: Pre-Super Bowl white powder letter hoaxer in custody

A Texas man has been arrested for sending out hundreds of letters with white powder spurring emergency and Hazmat responses over the last six years, police said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Rutherford, NJ, Lyndhurst, NJ, Carlstadt, NJ, East Rutherford, NJ

The Item

Washington Township Police arrest alleged 'serial burglar'

Officers Travis Cangialosi and Michael Ferrarini were assisting Hillsdale police on a report of an attempted burglary on July 25 when a Hoover Avenue resident reported that a burglary was in progress at his house when he returned home at about 10:30 p.m., according to Police Officer Heather Castronova.

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Related Topix: Hillsdale, NJ, Englewood, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Palisades Park mayoral candidate charged in real estate scheme

An independent candidate for Palisades Park's mayoral election was in jail Tuesday, after the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office charged him with money laundering related to a real estate scheme.

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Related Topix: Palisades Park, NJ, Hackensack, NJ, South Korea, World News,

Observer

Blue ranks get reinforcements

Talk about parallel life paths: Joseph White and Matthew Giunta went to pre-school together, then to Franklin Elementary School, then Lyndhurst High.

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Related Topix: Lyndhurst, NJ, Mahwah, NJ, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Asbury Park Press

Man convicted of murder in fatal sauce pan beatingMan convicted of...

Man convicted of murder in fatal sauce pan beating The man claimed he was on drugs and hearing voices when he fatally beat an elderly man.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Cliffside Park, NJ

NorthJersey.com

New Milford man charged in arson

Louis Fallon, 74, on Monday allegedly tried to set fire inside a mail slot in the front of his house, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said in a press release.

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Related Topix: New Milford, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Grants move Paramus closer to turf field

The Paramus Mayor and Council announced it received grants to go toward the installation of a synthetic turf soccer field at East Brook Middle School.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ

Triple Pundit

New Jersey Turns to Distributed Resources to Enhance Energy Resilience

Superstorm Sandy caused tremendous damage, as well as hardship and loss of life, in communities across New Jersey - with a total of over $37 billion in physical damages alone, according to a Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration study released in October 2013.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Rutgers University, Weather, Monmouth County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

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