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17 min ago | Daily Record

Officer shot during undercover buy in New Jersey

An undercover drug buy ended in gunfire in a shopping center parking lot on Tuesday, leaving a police officer wounded and two suspects in custody and another hospitalized.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Paramus, NJ

4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Bergen County natives design mountain bike app that tracks 'epic' dirt

BERGEN COUNTY - Think about dirt. What words come to mind? Probably soil, earth, mud and for the unimaginative, brown.

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5 hrs ago | News12.com

Undercover police officer recovering after shopping center parking lot shooting in Garfield

Authorities say a police officer is in stable condition after he was shot during an undercover narcotics operation at a shopping center parking lot in Garfield.

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Related Topix: Garfield, NJ, Drugs, Paramus, NJ

7 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Ostros to reopen Giulia's Kitchen

Veteran Bergen County chef Michael Ostros said he will reopen the shuttered neighborhood restaurant Giulia's Kitchen in Cliffside Park on May 7. His last day as the executive chef of Regina's Steakhouse in Teaneck, where he has been since its 2005 opening, will be April 30. Ostros said he was a longtime friend of Giulia's Kitchen owner Mattia ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Cliffside Park, NJ, Teaneck, NJ, Cresskill, NJ

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Patch.com

Countywide E-Waste, Tire Recycling This Weekend

The following was released to Patch by the BCUA. The Bergen County Utilities Authority will host a computer , tire recycling, and personal document shredding event on Sunday, April 27 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event will be hosted at Bergen Community College, located at 400 Paramus Rd., Paramus.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Bergen County woman's quest to honor dad's death in Vietnam ends in medals, a special flag [video]

Christine Wescott holds a photo of her father along with a flag and state military medals that were presented to her during Tuesday's ceremony.

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Related Topix: Little Ferry, NJ, Midland Park, NJ, World News, Vietnam, Life, Veteran Affairs

Patch.com

Report: Cop Shot Outside Bergen County WalMart

A police officer was shot outside a WalMart store in Bergen County , NBCNewYork.com reported.

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Related Topix: Garfield, NJ, Paramus, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Police officer shot outside Garfield shopping center

An undercover police officer was shot Tuesday afternoon during a law enforcement operation in the parking lot in front of a Marshalls store at a shopping center on Passaic Street in Garfield.

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Related Topix: Garfield, NJ, Bloomfield, NJ, Lodi, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Teaneck man, 20, accused of selling cocaine, marijuana and Oxycodone

A 20-year-old Teaneck man is accused of dealing cocaine, marijuana and Oxycodone from his home in the township, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Teaneck, NJ

NJ.com

Lodi teacher accused in crash that critically-injured cop has DUI past

LODI - The teacher who authorities said was driving drunk when he crashed his car into a police SUV on Saturday - leaving a county police officer critically hurt - has a past license suspension for driving under the influence, according to state records.

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Related Topix: Lodi, NJ, Clifton, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Seller fighting Paramus over 'historic' home

A Tudor-style, three-bedroom home built in the early 20th century is at the heart of a dispute between its potential new owners and borough officials, who are fighting over whether it should be designated historic.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Englewood spa owner denies that clients paid indicted massage therapist for sex

ENGLEWOOD - The allegation that clients of an Englewood massage therapist paid for sexual gratification is "totally absurd," the owner of D2 Day Spa said.

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Related Topix: Englewood, NJ

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Item

HUMC Pascack Valley leases space in Montvale

The building off the Garden State Parkway on West Grand will house a primary care office for HackensackUMC at Pascack Valley, a hospital official said.

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Related Topix: Montvale, NJ, Rutherford, NJ, Ridgewood, NJ, Paramus, NJ

Patch.com

Group Sues Bergen County, Claims Unfair Monitoring Bracelet Fee

A growing group of Bergen County residents is suing the county to change a policy it says is unfair to residents in financial trouble who need to pay child support.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Englewood mayor hopes to jump-start Bergen County light rail plan

Mayor Frank Huttle III hopes to jump-start a long stalled plan to bring light rail service to Bergen County by emphasizing the economic benefits to the state.

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Related Topix: Englewood, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, US Politics, Bill Pascrell, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Jersey Journal

Jersey City man, 24, charged in Bergen County burglary spree: cops

A 24-year-old Jersey City man was one of four people charged in connection with a recent string of burglaries in East Rutherford, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, East Rutherford, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Man accused in Edgewater rape offered plea deal

A West New York man accused of raping and beating an ex-girlfriend in the underground garage of an Edgewater restaurant last July was offered the choice Monday of taking a 15-year plea deal or going to trial and facing 50 years in prison, if convicted.

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Related Topix: Edgewater, NJ, West New York, NJ, Hackensack, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Paterson man charged in string of Fair Lawn car burglaries

A 52-year-old Paterson man has been charged with burglary, theft, drug paraphernalia and hypodermic needle possession in connection with a string of car burglaries in Fair Lawn early Sunday morning, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Fair Lawn, NJ, Paterson, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Bergen County police officer remains in critical condition; Lodi High School to be suspended

Bergen County Police Officer Daniel Breslin remains in critical condition following a violent car crash early Saturday, and the Lodi High School teacher who allegedly caused it while driving drunk will be suspended with pay later this week, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Lodi, NJ, Education Etc.

NorthJersey.com

Three adults and a child injured in crash on Route 4 in Hackensack

Three adults and a 9-month-old baby suffered minor injuries in a car crash this morning on Route 4 west near Hackensack Avenue, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ

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