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19 min ago | The Jersey Journal

Adventures in babysitting: Woman took friend's 6-year-old to store robbery, Englewood cops say

Tamar Thomas, 53, is accused of robbing a Papyrus while babysitting a friend's six-year-old daughter on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Englewood, NJ

4 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

California player wins $60 million Powerball jackpot; Tuesday's Mega Millions top prize is...

Baiju Amin hands lottery tickets to a customer at Union Food Store in Totowa, N.J. on Sunday, March 24, 2013.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Totowa, NJ

8 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Bergen County 10-year-old Jacob Cook wins trip to the White House

"It's not every day a kid gets to go to the White House," the Bergen County elementary schooler said.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Michelle Obama

8 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

The Record: Tank sheriff's plan

APPARENTLY THERE is an alternative to merging the Bergen County Police Department with the Bergen County Sheriff's Office: the Bergen County Official Army, or the BCOA.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Hackensack, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Opinion

9 hrs ago | I-Newswire.com

Mariner's Bank Is Ready to Lend

Englewood Cliffs July 21, 2014 - Mariner's Bank, which recently celebrated its 13-year anniversary oof providing quality financial products and services throughout Northern New Jersey, has committed to lending an additional $50 million dollars in new commercial loans to small and midsize businesses as part of its continued effort to serve Bergen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Officer mourned as driver pleads not guilty

A Bergen County town came together Monday to mourn a police officer killed when his unmarked car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer, while the driver charged in his death pleaded not guilty.

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Related Topix: Waldwick, NJ, Hackensack, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Jersey City, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

4 New York residents face Fort Lee charges involving blank prescription notes

Police are continuing their investigation of blank prescription notes that may have been stolen from New York, following this weekend's arrest of four people whom officers initially stopped because of a traffic violation, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Fort Lee, NJ, Drugs

NorthJersey.com

3 fatal motorcycle accidents in 4 days, North Jersey authorities report

A West Milford man was killed early Monday when his motorcycle went off the road, the third fatal motorcycle accident in four days in North Jersey, authorities said.

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Related Topix: West Milford, NJ, Elmwood Park, NJ, Paramus, NJ, Lodi, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Cops say North Bergen man assaulted coworker at Bergen County carpet company

Luis Larios, 25, was charged with assault of a coworker at a Carlstadt carpet company, police said.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ, Carlstadt, NJ

New Jersey Herald

West Milford teen bicyclist sustains life-threatening injuries in crash

A walking tour of the State Route 206 widening project with members of the state Department of Transportation left Byram officials with a lukewarm feeling over how the project was progressing.

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Related Topix: West Milford, NJ, Sussex County, NJ, Sparta, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Now Open: Roots Steakhouse in Ridgewood

Framed artworks line one wall of the dining room of Roots Steakhouse in Ridgewood.

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Related Topix: Ridgewood, NJ, Life, Food, Dining, Morristown, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

N.J. approves funding for special-needs housing in Tenafly

Bergen County's United Way has secured funding for an affordable special-needs housing project that has faced challenges obtaining financing.

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Related Topix: Tenafly, NJ, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Montvale, NJ, Mahwah, NJ

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Pequannock BOE names interim superintendent

The Board of Education appointed Dr. Maria Nuccetelli to the position of interim superintendent of schools on Monday night, ending a brief search for who might immediately replace the departing Dr. Victor Hayek.

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Related Topix: Pequannock, NJ, Haworth, NJ, Wayne, NJ, Oradell, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Armored vehicles at the center of latest Bergen conflict

They were built to protect American soldiers in overseas war zones, multi-ton behemoths encased in enough steel to shield occupants from roadside bombs.

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Related Topix: Fair Lawn, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Authorities: Drunken driver hits Elmwood Park police car, injures officer

A drunken driver has been charged for striking an Elmwood Park police officer's patrol vehicle on Route 46 early Sunday morning, leaving the officer with minor injuries, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Elmwood Park, NJ

The Item

Flags to be lowered in N.J. to honor fallen Waldwick officer

Gov. Chris Christie has ordered flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff Tuesday in honor of a fallen northern New Jersey police officer.

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Related Topix: Waldwick, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

NorthJersey.com

North Jersey Jewish community reacts to Israeli invasion of Gaza

As Israel's invasion of Gaza continued for the second day and fighting intensified, Jews across Bergen County steeled themselves for a potentially prolonged battle that many described as unfortunate but necessary.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Franklin Lakes, NJ, Palestinian Territories, Hamas (Palestine)

Patch.com

Franklin Lakes Woman Who Was Texting And Driving Killed Motorcyclist On Route 17 In Paramus

A Franklin Lakes woman texting while driving caused a multi-vehicle crash on Route 17 in Paramus on Friday afternoon that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist from Elmwood Park, cliffviewpilot.com has reported .

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ, Franklin Lakes, NJ, Elmwood Park, NJ

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Former North Jersey municipal judge barred from bench over lawsuits

Harold P. Cook III, a former municipal judge in Passaic County who also represented towns in Bergen County as a land-use attorney, has been censured and permanently barred from holding judicial office by the state Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Passaic County, NJ, Haledon, NJ, Ringwood, NJ, North Haledon, NJ, Wanaque, NJ

New Jersey State Police

State Police Make Arrest in I-80 Murder Investigation

Newark, N.J. After a month-long investigation, detectives from the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit and the Bergen County Prosecutors Office arrested two individuals in the Interstate 80 homicide investigation of Jeff Mansilla, 39, of Hackensack N.J. Mujahideen Abdullah, 25, of Newark, and Jomaris Gonzalez, 28, of Newark, were arrested ... (more)

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Hackensack, NJ

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