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The Record: Flood control

So it is good news that Oakland has been granted $2 million, most of it from the Bergen County Open Space Trust Fund, to buy and raze six homes along the Ramapo River.

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Related Topix: Oakland, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood, Trenton, NJ, Westwood, NJ, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Ridgewood hires auditor in $460,000 meter thefts

Village officials said a forensic accounting firm has been retained to examine how a former employee managed to steal $460,000 in quarters from parking meters.

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Related Topix: Ridgewood, NJ, Mount Arlington, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Two Bergen County men sentenced in Nutley burglaries, high-speed car chase

Two Bergen County men charged with burglarizing two Nutley homes and leading police on a high-speed car chase into Passaic County were each given the maximum prison sentence allowed by a judge on Friday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Passaic County, NJ, Hackensack, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Hackensack man sentenced for sexually assaulting 9-year-old cousin

A Hackensack man was sentenced Friday to eight years in state prison for sexually assaulting his 9-year-old cousin.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ, State Prisons, Prison

NorthJersey.com

Officials working to keep Tri-Boro bus rolling in Montvale, Park Ridge and Woodcliff Lake

With funding set to expire early next year, local and county officials are working to find sources to keep the wheels on the Tri-Boro Shuttle rolling, Montvale Councilwoman Leah LaMonica announced at the town's July 8 council meeting.

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Related Topix: Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Park Ridge, NJ, Montvale, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Donovan continues to lead opponent Tedesco in fundraising

Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan continues to build a hefty lead in fundraising over her Democratic opponent, James Tedesco, getting large boosts from a leading state Republican and the county committee, according to the most recent round of campaign finance reports.

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Related Topix: Rutherford, NJ, Paramus, NJ, Cedar Grove, NJ, Carlstadt, NJ, Hackensack, NJ

NorthJersey.com

The Record: Crime pays

CRIME ISN'T supposed to pay. But for the former village of Ridgewood public works inspector who pleaded guilty to stealing about $460,000 in parking meter proceeds, that has not quite been the case.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ridgewood, NJ, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Man charged for child pornography in Fort Lee

A multiagency investigation led to the arrest of a 53-year-old Fort Lee man on July 3 for allegedly acquiring and distributing more than 100 images and videos of child pornography.

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Related Topix: Fort Lee, NJ, Carlstadt, NJ, Bogota, NJ, Paramus, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Fleet of North Jersey school buses fails inspection

School buses pulling into the John Leckie Bus Co. lot in Hackensack. The company serves several school districts in Bergen County.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ, Education Etc., Tenafly, NJ, Little Ferry, NJ, Teaneck, NJ

News12.com

Corey Pohan, wanted for brutal New York City assault caught on video, arrested in New Jersey

A New Jersey man wanted for a vicious punch that was caught on camera in New York City was arrested in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ

NJ.com

With deadline looming, Legislature takes steps towards changing the bail system

Bail bond companies across from the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack advertise payment plans for defendants looking to be set free before trial.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hackensack, NJ

NJ.com

Paterson man identified as 'Tupac' bank robber in Kearny: authorities

Authorities are currently seeking a 28-year-old Paterson man believed to have made off with thousands of dollars when he allegedly robbed a bank in Kearny on Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Kearny, NJ, North Arlington, NJ

NorthJersey.com

East Rutherford wants e-cigarette stores zoned away from kids

Vapor stores, also known as e-cigarette stores, are popping up around southern Bergen County, causing concern amongst some elected officials who believe that more teenagers will get addicted to nicotine.

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Related Topix: Rutherford, NJ, East Rutherford, NJ, Family, Kids, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Teenagers

The Newark Star-Ledger

Leonia man charged with luring 6-year-old boy from park, sex assault of girl

LEONIA - A Leonia man was arrested on charges he sexually assaulted a teenage girl and lured a 6-year-old boy from a park to his apartment, where a group of teens stopped the child from going inside, authorities said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Leonia, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Rutherford's Union students attend teen arts festival

Pictured are Susanna Hreno, Carly Newman, and Jennifer Tran, three of Union School's talented 8th graders, sculpting their own heads at the 39th Annual Bergen County Teen Arts Festival, an inspiring celebration of young people and the arts.

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Related Topix: Rutherford, NJ

NorthJersey.com

R&S Landscaping announces theme for annual photo contest

R&S Landscaping recently announced that the subject of its fifth annual photo contest will be New Jersey's native flowers.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

NorthJersey.com

Saddle River police warn of recent car thefts

Recent car thefts in Saddle River are believed to be related to a car theft ring that's hit Bergen County and throughout the state in the last couple of years, Police Chief Timothy McWilliams said.

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Related Topix: Saddle River, NJ, Allendale, NJ

Wed Jul 09, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Elmwood Park resident charged in aggravated sexual assualt

A Clifton resident was arrested on June 25 on charges of attempting to hinder the arrest of an Elmwood Park man charged with aggravated sexual assault, officials said.

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Related Topix: Elmwood Park, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Lodi police looking for suspect in bank robbery

Police investigate a bank robbery at Spencer Savings Bank on South Main Street. Bergen County Sheriff's Officers assist the Lodi Police Department in processing the scene of a bank robbery.

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Related Topix: Lodi, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Englewood toddler takes victory walk [video]

Two-year old Kayden Kinckle of Englewood with dad Kevin. He had to have a leg and a foot amputated and recently walked by himself for the first time using prosthetics, an event recorded and posted online.

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Related Topix: Englewood, NJ

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