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1 hr ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Nutley cop who disarmed suspect 'never off-duty'

A Nutley police officer described as a humble, family man is being hailed a hero, after he subdued a stabbing suspect in Clifton while off-duty.

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Related Topix: Nutley, NJ, Clifton, NJ, Paterson, NJ

7 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Passaic sheriffs arrest stabbing suspect in downtown Paterson

The 53-year-old resident of the Paterson YMCA was running down the Grand Street steps of Eva's Village late Thursday morning at the same time Passaic County Sheriff's Officer Kevin Niethe was driving by on his way to the department's Grand Street garage, said Sheriff Richard Berdnik.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Passaic, NJ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Court filings reveal Paterson mayoral candidate's decades-old criminal conviction

Former councilman Aslon Goow Sr. said he believed political motivations were behind recent federal court filings that refer to a decades-old criminal conviction for burglary, a record that Goow successfully had expunged.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Paterson, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Clifton man charged with two bank robberies

Within four hours of one bank robbery and an attempted bank robbery on Thursday afternoon, police had arrested a Clifton resident and charged him with both crimes.

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Related Topix: Clifton, NJ

Patch.com

Wayne Makes Most Repeat Flood Claims in NJ

New data released from the state confirms what many Wayne residents have known for a long time - the township is one of the worst in New Jersey in terms of flooding.

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Related Topix: Wayne, NJ, Pompton Lakes, NJ, Little Falls, NJ

Philly.com

Teen boy, girl charged with sending naked pics of other girl

A teenage boy and girl from New Jersey were charged Thursday with exchanging texts that included naked pictures of another teen, which possibly then were posted by others on a social network, according to various media reports.

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The Jersey Journal

Report: Homeless man charged in fatal Clifton stabbing pleads not guilty

CLIFTON - The homeless man accused of fatally stabbing a Clifton man , and seriously injuring another, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to murder and other charges, according to The Record.

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Related Topix: Clifton, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Sponsored Content: European Wax Center Clifton Celebrates Friendship with a New Waxing Promotion

European Wax Center Clifton is celebrating spring in Passaic County and rewarding guests for their friendships with their latest Refer a Friend program.

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Related Topix: Clifton, NJ

Wed Apr 16, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Passaic River cleanup still a long way off

Workers cleaning a section of the Passaic River in Lyndhurst on Wednesday. A much more extensive $1.7 billion plan was announced last week for the lower part of the river.

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Related Topix: Lyndhurst, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

New Jersey State Police

Troopers And Partners Shut Down Two Heroin Mills, Seize Drugs, Guns And Ammunition

Paterson City, N.J. A cooperative investigation headed by the New Jersey State Police led to the dismantling of two homes operating as heroin mills, and the seizure of guns, ammunition, and drugs valued at $116,400.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration, Paterson, NJ

NJ.com

Two NJ teens arrested for texting sexually explicit images of 17-year-old girl, cops say

Two teenagers were arrested after they allegedly sent, received and shared sexually-explicit images and video involving a third teenager, Little Falls police say.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Little Falls, NJ, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Unwanted medication to be collected April 26

Police departments across Bergen and Passaic counties will be serving as collection points for unwanted or expired medication on April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of "Operation Take Back New Jersey."

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Trial opens for Paterson man accused in deadly hit and run

A Paterson man ran over two pedestrians in Clifton two years ago and left the victims sprawled on the roadway without stopping to check if they were still alive, an assistant Passaic County prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Clifton, NJ, Passaic, NJ

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Police charge homeless man with murder and attempted murder in stabbing of two Clifton men

A known homeless man is in police custody after police said he stabbed two Clifton men, killing one in front of the Hallmark store in the Richfield Shopping Center on Allwood Road earlier this morning.

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Related Topix: Clifton, NJ, Nutley, NJ, Paterson, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Archaeological digs just a piece of Montclair's historical puzzle

Students sift through soil, looking for artifacts to help tell the story of Montclair's history.Professor Chris Matthews of Montclair State University led the dig for the "Archaeology in Montclair" course he teaches.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Bloomfield, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

2 people stabbed in Clifton

According to a witness, two men were stabbed in the parking lot of Rich Field Shopping Center Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Clifton, NJ

NJ.com

How Bergen County are you? According to BuzzFeed, diehards are mall obsessed

BERGEN COUNTY - If you hail from Bergen County, a large part of your life revolves around the mall and thinking about how rich you are - at least, according to BuzzFeed.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

Patch.com

Wayne Woman Accused of Killing Baby Trial Delayed 6 Months

The trial of a Wayne woman accused of killing her infant son will be delayed another six months , NorthJersey.com reported.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Wayne, NJ

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Passaic County heroin investigation leads to four arrests

For two weeks detectives from the Sheriff's Office Bureau of Narcotics had been investigating a drug trafficking organization operating out of a third-floor apartment at 53 May St. The organization used two vehicles to deliver heroin throughout Passaic County, but focused on supplying street-level Paterson dealers, Berdnik said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Paterson, NJ

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Hispanic Business

Christie Administration Announces Reopening of Ringwood Manor Historic Site in Passaic County

The 19th century mansion is a National Historic Landmark that captures an important era in The event also coincides with the 75th anniversary of the manor's dedication as a museum and state park.

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