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45 min ago | NorthJersey.com

Lenders easing loan requirements just a bit

The changes made by TD, as well as by some other lenders, are the latest sign that a credit crunch that's frustrated many potential buyers, especially first-timers, may soon ease up.

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Related Topix: Cherry Hill, NJ, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Riverdale, NJ

4 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Lodi school board votes 8-0 to suspend teacher accused of driving drunk, crashing into police SUV

A popular high school teacher accused of driving drunk and crashing into a Bergen County Police sport utility vehicle was suspended with pay Thursday by the Board of Education while the officer injured in the accident remains in a medically induced coma.

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Related Topix: Lodi, NJ, Hackensack, NJ

5 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Fact checker enters battle over Tudor-style home in Paramus

The Borough Council has hired a county historic preservation administrator to fact-check a report on the history of a Legion Place home built in the Tudor style.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ

10 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Police: SWAT team finds suicidal man dead, apartments evacuated in Bergenfield

BERGENFIELD - A man was found dead in an apparent suicide at a Bergenfield apartment complex after authorities evacuated the area Thursday afternoon, according to borough police.

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Related Topix: Bergenfield, NJ

10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Police: Bergen Mom Nearly 4 Times Legal Limit When Car Flipped With Son Inside

A Bergen County mother was nearly four times the legal limit when her speeding car knocked down two utility poles and flipped over with her 8-year-old son inside, Sparta Police said.

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Related Topix: East Rutherford, NJ, Rutherford, NJ

11 hrs ago | Patch.com

Wallington Man Accused of Saddle Brook Sexual Assault Before Serious Accident

A Wallington man who faces charges for a serious car accident last month on Route 46 has been accused of sexually assaulting a mentally ill person earlier that same day in Saddle Brook, the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office said.

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Related Topix: Wallington, NJ, Saddle Brook, NJ

13 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Elmwood Park fire captain charged with DWI

An Elmwood Park fire captain is facing driving while intoxicated charges and suspension from the department after allegedly crashing the borough's ladder truck into telephone polls while returning from a call around 1 a.m. on April 13. Russell Fenn IV, 37, has been temporarily suspended from the Elmwood Park Volunteer Fire Department following the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Elmwood Park, NJ, Fire

17 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

After Garfield shooting, police defend undercover marijuana busts

BERGEN COUNTY - Police are defending the use of undercover officers in small-scale drug enforcement, after an operation on Tuesday left a detective hospitalized with two gunshot wounds, the Record reported .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Garfield, NJ, Passaic County, NJ, Mahwah, NJ

19 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Garfield juvenile charged with distributing child porn

A 16-year old Garfield resident was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a minor by possessing and distributing child pornography, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor.

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Related Topix: Garfield, NJ

23 hrs ago | The Item

Hackensack man faces kidnapping/sexual assault charges

On April 11, the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office arrested Darion T. Benbow, 25, of Hackensack, on charges of kidnapping and sexual assault.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Patch.com

'Ultimate Chef of Bergen County' Winner Moves to Ridgewood Restaurant

A chef who won the 2013 and 2014 Ultimate Chef of Bergen County competitions is coming to a restaurant in Ridgewood.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Ridgewood, NJ, Park Ridge, NJ

NorthJersey.com

River Edge council incumbents to face challenge for seats

Democratic incumbents Councilwoman Kathleen Murphy and Councilman Thomas Papaleo will be challenged by Republican newcomers Daisy Ortiz-Berger and Ian Doris for the open seats.

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Related Topix: River Edge, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Saint Peter's College, Rutgers University

Patch.com

Paramus Cop Shot Outside Bergen County Shopping Center

Police have three men in custody after an undercover Paramus police officer was shot in a shopping plaza on Passaic Street in Garfield Tuesday afternoon, NorthJersey.com reported.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ, Drugs

Patch.com

3 Bergen County Michael's Stores Compromised in 'Security Breach'

All three Michael's stores in Bergen County were affected by a "security breach" that compromised customers' personal information for more than six months over the past year, the store recently announced in a letter from its CEO .

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Related Topix: Edgewater, NJ, Paramus, NJ, Ramsey, NJ

Asbury Park Press

2 suspects in shooting of officer due to in court

Two of the three men charged in the shooting of an undercover police officer in a northern New Jersey shopping center parking lot are due to make their initial court appearances.

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Related Topix: Garfield, NJ, Passaic, NJ

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

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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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

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

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