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19 hrs ago | Patch.com

Bergen County Man Biking 10,000 Miles Around U.S. For Veterans Charity

A Ridgewood, New Jersey man is taking a 10,000 mile motorcycle journey around the continental U.S. to raise money and awareness for seriously injured veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.

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Related Topix: Ridgewood, NJ, Life, Veteran Affairs

Yesterday | Patch.com

Bergen County Moving Company Accused of Holding Customers' Items Hostage

The owners of a Bergen County moving company provided artificially low estimates to customers and then threatened to drive off with their belongings if they didn't immediately pay as much as double the original quote, the Attorney General's Office said.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ, Fair Lawn, NJ

Yesterday | Patch.com

Wyckoff's Leo Lee Shines For Bergen County In Golf Junior Championship

Golfer Leo Lee of Wyckoff was off to a great start at his first New Jersey Junior Championship, which kicked off yesterday in Union at the Suburban Golf Club and ends today.

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Related Topix: Wyckoff, NJ

Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

Family, friends of slain Hackensack limo driver call for justice, gun laws

More than 100 family members and friends of a limousine driver who was slain in a shooting on Route 80 in Saddle Brook last month gathered on the steps of the Bergen County CourtA house on Thursday to demand justice, an end to violence and stricter measures to control firearms in New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ, Saddle Brook, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Item

Mom wants answers in son's suicide at Hackensack police station

Nicole Hatton of Hackensack remains heartbroken, disbelieving and confused two years after her son hanged himself in a holding cell at the Hackensack police station.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ, Suicide

The Item

Fairview slaying of 88-year-old goes to jury

The clashing opinions of psychiatrists are at the heart of a murder case that went to a jury in Hackensack on Thursday, exactly four years after a World War II veteran died of injuries suffered in a brutal bludgeoning in his Fairview home.

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Related Topix: Fairview, NJ, Life, Hackensack, NJ, Veteran Affairs, Drugs

News12.com

Miles Reme killed, 2 others injured in Ridgefield crash

A 20-year-old man is dead and two others are injured after a car hit a building in Ridgefield.

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Related Topix: Ridgefield, NJ

The Item

Lawyer for Bergen County Human Services director calls for county exec's impeachment

The lawyer for Bergen County Human Services Director Jane Linter is calling for the impeachment of County Executive Kathleen Donovan for trying to demote Linter, but he got a cool reception from several lawmakers, who scoffed at the request.

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Related Topix: River Vale, NJ, Ridgefield, NJ

New Jersey Jewish News

Edison native wounded in Gaza fighting

Wounded IDF soldier Moshe Hirt, a graduate of Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, told the school's principal that hundreds of people have visited him in the hospital, letting him know that " am Yisrael is one big family."

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ, Highland Park, NJ, Israel, World News, Middle East

Hispanic Business

Community Bank of Bergen County, NJ Reports Second Quarter 2014 Net Loss of $0.01 Per Share

The net loss for the second quarter of 2014 was due primarily to the sale of OREO properties during the quarter at a loss of .

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NorthJersey.com

Waldwick police return to duty from six days of mourning

Like a family, they dealt with tragedy by coming together for meals, to reminisce about good times and to plan services for their fallen colleague.

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Related Topix: Waldwick, NJ, Paramus, NJ, Fair Lawn, NJ, Allendale, NJ

Patch.com

Hundreds Of Mourners Attend Funeral Of Bergen County Officer Killed Last Week

Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral on Tuesday of a Northern New Jersey police officer who was killed in the line of duty.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, Waldwick, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

One killed in Ridgefield crash; part of US 1&9 closed in both directions

The front-seat passenger was killed when a car hit a building at Broad and Edgewater avenues about 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinell said.

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Related Topix: Ridgefield, NJ

The Jersey Journal

LOOK!: Married couple among 4 new Bergen County police recruits

MAHWAH - Four military veterans--including a married couple-- were officially sworn as Bergen County police officers Tuesday night at the Bergen County Public Safety Complex in Mahwah.

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Related Topix: Mahwah, NJ, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jersey City, NJ, US Military, US Marine Corps

NJ.com

Independence Township man awaiting sentencing on drug charge stole...

An Independence Township man awaiting sentencing on a conspiracy drug charge is now accused of stealing drainage pipes for scrap.

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Related Topix: Belvidere, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Four teenagers arrested on charges of sexual assault in Elmwood Park

Three Elmwood Park men were arrested this month and charged with aggravated sexual assault for allegedly engaging in sexual activity with a severely intoxicated 15-year-old girl, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Elmwood Park, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Ramsey purchases former substation from Rockland Electric

On July 14, Mayor Christopher Botta met with the president and CEO of Rockland Electric, Tim Cawley, to officially announce the borough's acquisition of the former Rockland Electric Substation, a 3-acre parcel located near Chestnut Street, according to a press release.

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Related Topix: Ramsey, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Volunteers add touch of love to meal at Bergen County homeless shelter

It was more like a holiday in July than a typical lunchtime at the Bergen County human services center, one patron said.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires could affect North Jersey

Hundreds of aging railway cars that carry highly combustible crude oil through New Jersey every day would be phased out in two years if they are not retrofitted with better safety features under new federal rules proposed Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, New Jersey, Boat Disaster, Harrington Park, NJ, Closter, NJ

The Item

Judge to decide soon on $66M construction contract for Bergen County Justice Center

A judge said he expects to rule by Monday whether Bergen County officials properly awarded a nearly $66 million contract to build a new Justice Center and nearby parking deck.

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Related Topix: Hackensack, NJ, Wood-Ridge, NJ

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