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  1. In this February 2016 file photo, Philip Charles de Gruchy leaves the federal courthouse in Newark.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 6 |

    A federal grand jury, sitting in Newark, returned a superseding indictment against Philip Charles de Gruchy, 63, of Park Ridge that included six new counts charging him with subscribing to false individual and corporate tax returns in 2009 and 2010. The false statements allegedly contained in the tax returns allowed de Gruchy to avoid paying more than $800,000 in taxes owed to the federal government, authorities said.


  2. Busy beginning for interim superintendent in Saddle RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    New Interim Superintendent Louis DeLisio had an active beginning to his tenure at Saddle River's Wandell School, but it's nothing he isn't used to. The former Fairview superintendent, who arrived this summer after spending six months as interim assistant superintendent in South Plainfield, was prepared for many of the parents' concerns.


  3. 15 years after 9/11, unwelcome spotlight returns to IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Item

    Jim Sues, executive director of the New Jersey Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, in his South Plainfield office where. Across the country, Muslim men were attacked, some fatally.


  4. H.S. Football: Cedar Grove installs new quarterbacks for 2016 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Cedar Grove quarterbacks Mike Lever, left, and Sammy Ventola, right, toss the ball during practice Thursday, Sept. 1 at Panther Park.


  5. Catholics across North Jersey celebrate sainthood of Mother TeresaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 |

    Rev. Leonardo Jaramillo stands by a framed portrait of Mother Teresa at the altar of St. Paul's church in Clifton on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.


  6. Arrests for Marijuana top Millburn police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Item

    In five separate incidents, eight people were arrested in the township for drug possession during the past week, according to police. Christopher Aljure, 18, of Plainfield, was arrested Aug. 26 for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after police found him in a Acura 3.2 parked in a fire lane behind 363 Millburn Ave. the site of Dunkin' Donuts.


  7. Palisades Park agrees to provide a Korean interpreter at council meetings.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 |

    STRIKING A blow for inclusion, the Palisades Park Borough Council brushed aside what could have been a political football and approved a resolution that will provide a Korean interpreter upon request at council meetings. The move came after some members of the borough's Korean community had raised concerns about not being able to understand or take part in the meetings.


  8. Korean interpreter will soon be available at Palisades Park council meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    James Jung of Palisades Park speaks into a microphone as he translates words spoken by the mayor and council to Korean for audience members, who listen on receiving devices, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. "This was much better for people who don't speak English well to know what is going on at these meetings,'' said Stephanie Jang, a resident whose husband, James Jung, acted as an interpreter Tuesday night.


  9. Levin Management retained to market the 50,000 square foot retail spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 |

    The recently vacated Sports Authority store at the intersection of Routes 4 and 17 in Paramus is quickly attracting interest from potential new tenants, according to the firm retained to market the 50,000-square-foot space. North Plainfield-based commercial real estate services firm Levin Management announced Monday that it had been selected to lease the retail space, which became available last week after the Sports Authority concluded a liquidation sale at that store.


  10. Former Seton Hall star says NBA not ready for gay playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 |

    Gordon, a Plainfield native and former St. Patrick High School star who helped Seton Hall reach the NCAA Tournament in March, broke a barrier in 2014 as the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball. He believes that's why he couldn't get a single tryout with an NBA team.


  11. Mlllburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball 9-year-old team drops pool play finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Ridge scored in four of six innings, highlighted by a six-run first and a four-run fifth, to deal the Millburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball 9-year-old team a 15-7 setback and clinch the Pool B top seed July 20 in the Cal Ripken Northern New Jersey State Tournament in South Plainfield. First baseman Nate Baris of the Millburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball 9-year-old team records a putout July 20 in the Cal Ripken Northern New Jersey State Tournament Pool B finale against Ridge in South Plainfield.


  12. 13 in first powers Millburn 9-year-old baseball team routs South PlainfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    The Millburn-Short Hills Youth Baseball 9-year-old team erupted for 13 runs in the top of the first inning July 17 en route to improving its Cal Ripken Northern New Jersey State Tournament Pool B record to 2-0 with a 19-3, four-inning mercy rule defeat of tournament host South Plainfield. A single to center by leadoff hitter Billy Gerne was followed by walks to Greg Rosenthal and Dylan Ah Now.


  13. NJ Transit buses collide inside Lincoln TunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    An NJ Transit bus from Paterson was rear-ended by another NJ Transit bus Monday morning inside the Lincoln Tunnel, authorities said. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spokesman Steve Coleman said that the driver of one of the buses was taken to a hospital, and 14 of the 103 passengers were treated at the scene for not serious injuries.


  14. New Yorker Tyler Cline holds early lead at MGA "Ike" Stroke Play.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 |

    Sparta's Ryan Snouffer, 21, a recent graduate of Seton Hall, shot 67, despite closing with double-bogey and bogey. Grouped with Cline, Snouffer also had five birdies and an eagle.


  15. Engelwood man charged with $19,000 in GWB toll violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 |

    Authorities say they've nabbed two New Jersey residents who have racked up about $30,000 in unpaid tolls combined. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says officers pulled over Englewood resident John Reynolds on Wednesday morning after seeing him pass through the E-ZPass lane of the George Washington Bridge while pretending his cellphone was a transponder.


  16. Verona board selects new athletic directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Robert Merkler was appointed as the new director of athletics and special programs and to succeed Glenn Cesa in the position. "To be in a town like Verona where there's so much community support, there's a rich tradition of it, academic success, athletic success, this is an athletic director's dream," Merkler said at the meeting.


  17. The Gaels seek their first North Non-Public B title since 1998.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 |

    The Gaels have reached at least the semifinals of the North Non-Public B tournament each season since 2010, but they're 4-3 in semifinals and 0-3 in finals. They haven't won a sectional championship since 1998, when coach Dennis Hulse helped the Gaels win the Non-Public B title to cap his junior season.


  18. H.S. boys track and field: Saddle Brook's Giovanni Gutierrez excelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 |

    Giovanni Gutierrez's constant work on his mental side paid off Saturday, as the Saddle Brook thrower completed the Group 1 track and field championships as a two-event champion. Gutierrez followed up Friday's shot put win with a solid discus toss of 155-8 at Egg Harbor Township High School.


  19. The Nutley baseball team had no choice but to quickly shake off their ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 |

    The Nutley Raiders stand for the national anthem prior to the Greater Newark Tournament final at Verona High School's Doc Goeltz Field. The Raiders had bigger fish to fry earlier this week as they began another title pursuit in the North 2, Group 3 state tournament.


  20. Cars are tiny but competition's intense at a Mini-Z race track in HackensackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 |

    From right:Tommy Layne, of South Plainfield; Angel Vargas, of Hackensack; Mark Runtic, of Fairview; and Sean Lubben, of Teaneck; race cars during Mini-Z race night at Maj's Hobby Shop. But if you take your new car and your carefree attitude to Maj's Hobby Shop in downtown Hackensack on a Friday night, you will get whupped.


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