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  1. The Record: Immigrant youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | NorthJersey.com

    IMMIGRANTS, WHETHER documented or undocumented, have long come to the United States for many reasons. Sometimes they come to find work.

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  2. Valley Hospital using EMT house calls to cut down on readmissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Christina Pratti, a critical-care nurse at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, arrives at the home of a patient recently released from the hospital. An ambulance crew dispatched from The Valley Hospital headed out to a Ridgewood home, sirens silenced and the rig moving at normal speed.

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  3. Nutley: College honors, Aug. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Nutley residents Allyson F. Lynch and Laura E. Urbanovich earned masters of science degrees with a major in occupational therapy from the University of Scranton at its graduate commencement on May 30. Miriam Rodriguez, of Nutley, earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree from the College of Saint Elizabeth on Saturday, May 16. Nutley residents Laura Casale, Toby Nicastro and Rebecca Youssef were amongst more than 1,900 Lehigh University students who graduated during the 147th spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies at Goodman Stadium in Bethlehem, PA. Casale and Nicastro received bachelor of arts degrees and Youssef received a bachelor of science in business and economics degree.

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  4. N.J. Supreme Court ruling a lifeline for young immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NorthJersey.com

    Young people living in New Jersey who entered the United States illegally as minors have the right to apply for a federal amnesty program geared toward those under 21 who were battered or abandoned in their home countries, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The court handed a victory to three immigrants who walked across the U.S.-Mexico border - one young man from India now living in Passaic County and two teenage girls from El Salvador now in Elizabeth - who argued that they could not return home because they faced life-threatening conditions such as extreme poverty and rampant gang violence.

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  5. N.J. Supreme Court ruling gives 3 young immigrants chance to seek legal statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    The state Supreme Court has ruled in favor of three New Jersey residents under the age of 21 who entered the United States illegally - giving them a new opportunity to seek legal immigrant status instead of having to return to what they say are life-threatening conditions in their home countries of El Salvador and India. In a 6-0 decision issued Wednesday, the high court ordered new hearings before New Jersey family-law judges to determine whether the three individuals were abused, neglected or abandoned in their home countries and whether their "best interest" is to stay in the United States.

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  6. Man charged with killing 7 in N.J. and PA is due in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A hearing for a man accused of killing seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania over a seven-week period has been postponed. This Thursday, July 9, 2015 booking photo provided by the Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Todd West, of Elizabeth.

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  7. North Arlington man charged in fellow worker's death at shipping terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A North Arlington man allegedly was under the influence of alcohol when the top-loader he was operating fatally struck a co-worker at a shipping terminal in Elizabeth earlier this month, and he has been charged in the death, authorities said on Monday. Victor Belo, 48, surrendered to authorities in Union County Monday and was charged with second-degree death by auto and driving while intoxicated, said Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo.

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  8. The Record: Animal rights victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | NorthJersey.com

    BY ANY estimation, dogfighting is a vicious, violent and inhumane activity that has no place in civilized society, so it's good to see the powers-that-be in Trenton giving the matter the tough treatment it deserves. Monday, during a flurry of activity, Governor Christie signed bipartisan legislation that will make sure those who participate and take leading roles in organizing dogfights will be held accountable for their actions.

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  9. Christie signs bill setting new penalties for dog fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Item

    Tough penalties for dog fights are now on the books, several months after authorities uncovered networks in North Jersey in which animals were pitted against each other and left bloody. Governor Christie signed into law on Monday a bill making it a third-degree crime for participating in a dog fight, which is punishable by between three tow five years in prison.

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  10. Elizabeth man admits robbing 7 banks, planned to rob anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man has admitted robbing seven banks at gunpoint and was planning to rob another before he was captured. Claude Williams now faces several decades in prison when he's sentenced Nov. 16. The 63-year-old Elizabeth man recently pleaded guilty to conspiracy, bank robbery and a weapons offense.

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  11. Two N.J. women, both 21, killed in Clifton crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Police on Saturday said they were waiting to release the identities of two young women who died in an auto accident on Route 3 to ensure that their families were notified. The two 21-year-olds were killed in the crash on the westbound Route 3 exit ramp to Valley Road Friday morning.

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  12. 2 21-year-old women dead in crash on Route 3 westbound in CliftonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Two 21-year-old women were killed in a car crash on the Route 3 exit ramp to Valley Road this morning. The driver, a 20-year-old East Orange woman, and two other female passengers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Sgt.

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  13. Grace Potro, of Cedar Grove, passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    She was born in Elizabeth, raised in Newark and had been a resident of Cedar Grove since 1952. She was a longtime member of United Club of Cedar Grove.

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  14. Denville: Police Blotter, July 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Item

    Denville police stopped a vehicle on Route 10 east for an equipment violation on July 18 and reportedly determined that the driver, Hector Brito, 18, of Bayonne, was allegedly in possession of marijuana and related paraphernalia. Brito was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle and issued a summons for failure to maintain lamps.

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  15. Lower age for truckers? North Jersey weighs inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Item

    The trucking industry in New Jersey, like the rest of the country, is struggling to attract younger drivers to replace aging truckers, and some in the industry are hoping legislation to lower the interstate driving age can help ease the looming driver shortage. A federal bill introduced this month by Republican senators seeks to lower the age requirement of commercial drivers traveling between states to 18 from 21. By dropping the driving age, companies can draw younger talent that often migrates into competing fields with less stringent age requirements, such as construction.

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  16. Dominick F. Maita dies at age 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Mr. Maita was born in Bayonne, lived in Lyndhurst and Hasbrouck Heights, then Saddle River for more than 30 years, and had been a resident of Olmstedville, N.Y., for the past 12 years. Mr. Maita is survived by his beloved wife, Elizabeth , of 57 years, by his beloved children, Diane Maita, Janine Maita and her husband, William Cummings, Gregory Maita and his wife, Margaret, and Robert Maita and his wife, Andrea, by his four dear grandchildren, Gregory, Lillian, Andrew and Julia, and by his sister, Mary Ann Mitchell.

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  17. Ralph Gluhm Sr. of Rutherford dies at age 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    Mr. Gluhm was born to John and Clara Gluhm in Ohio, graduated high school in 1948 and also was a graduate of NJ Institute of Technology. Mr. Gluhm proudly served in the U.S. Army before marrying his wife, Catina, of more than 40 years.

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  18. Proposal would increase Paterson mayor's max pay to $133,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    The mayor's maximum salary would be set at $133,000 - or more than 10 percent higher than what he is making now - under a proposed ordinance being reviewed by the City Council. "That's just a guide, I'm not looking to give myself a raise," said Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres, whose current salary is $119,000.

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  19. Elizabeth man accused of killing 7 in New Jersey, PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Authorities say a man killed seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including his cousin, in May and June, often within a matter of hours. In announcing charges Thursday against 22-year-old Todd West of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Union County Prosecutor Grace Park called the killing spree "unprecedented."

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  20. Football: Passaic Valley hits the field in mid-JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    The Hornets will play a 7-on-7 game at home against Columbia of Maplewood on July 14 starting at 6 p.m. Last Tuesday, the Hornets faced St. Joseph of Metuchen, also in a 7-on-7. Parlavecchio is not a huge advocate of 7-on-7's, but does feel it helps the program in the long run.

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