10 hrs ago
Race for District 38 Assembly seat narrows in Bergen County recount
The long race for a state assembly seat in District 38 narrowed Monday as a recount of paper ballots in Bergen County trimmed a lead by Assemblyman Tim Eustace, D- Maywood , over his closest Republican challenger Rochelle Park Mayor Joseph Scarpa from 54 to 36 votes.
11 hrs ago
Squirrelwood Road straigtening project to include improving safety, adding sidewalks
Concrete Construction Corp. of Hackensack is working on Squirrelwood Rd. in Woodland Park between the Rockland Ave. and entrance to 3 Garret Mountain Plaza.
18 hrs ago
Wayne Police creating autism/special needs database
WAYNE - Taking into consideration the recent missing person incidents that have occurred in the metropolitan area involving autistic individuals, the Wayne Police Department, in a proactive effort, is reaching out in hopes of better serving the autistic and special needs community.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Murder Suspect Kamal 'Rico' Edge Caught After Armed Chase
Paterson police on Saturday caught murder suspect Kamal "Rico" Edge after an armed footchase in the city, bringing to an end a nearly six-month manhunt for the suspect in a two-day shooting spree that left one city woman dead and several others injured in June.
Hundreds turn out for Paterson holiday house tour
The 55-year-old city native moved back to the Silk City from Paramus nearly four years ago, when he bought a Gothic-Tudor-style house on East Park Drive that was built in 1926 for Paterson Mayor John Hinchliffe.
Road Warrior: Avoiding a fool's cocktail this holiday season
Wine, hard liquor and even punch can all be extra-tempting when you mix them with holiday cheer.
Lowry:Vote fraud case clouds city election
Seems nearly every time you turn around, some election controversy is brewing in Passaic County .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Paterson police capture suspect in June slaying
PATERSON Paterson Police Officer Claude Mineo lunged and caught a fleeing murder suspect Saturday afternoon as the 21-year-old fugitive pulled a loaded handgun from his waistband when he was trapped behind some homes along Governor Street, authorities said.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Bullying incidents down 36 percent in New Jersey, state officials say
State officials said the number of reported bullying incidents dropped in New Jersey schools last year, thanks to prevention programs and educators' clearer understanding of what should be considered bullying.
Circle of Care of Passaic County wins award for excellence
After being selected as the unified Care Management Organization for Passaic County in July 2012, Circle of Care saw the number of youth they serve more than double in just one year, from 200 to as many as 542 and staff increase by 48 percent.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Passaic County grant to aid City Green expansion of neighborhood farming program
During the past decade, urban farms have cropped up all over North Jersey, thanks largely to the efforts of a non-profit, City Green Inc. Working with volunteers, City Green has planted 42 gardens - almost all of them in Passaic , Bergen and Hudson counties - their sweat equity providing fresh fruits and vegetables to poor people who might ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Animal control captures raccoon suspected of being infected with rabies
WAYNE - Over the weekend, what appeared to be a rabid raccoon was spotted on the Passaic County Golf Course, located on Valley Road, according to a witness who said it reportedly was chasing after golfers.
Clifton police identify man killed in hit-and-run car accident
CLIFTON - Police have identified the man who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident as he crossed Lexington and Mahar avenues last month as Clifton resident Ivan Hocko, 77. Police are still looking for the driver of a "red four-door sedan" who left the scene after striking Hocko on Nov. 22 at 8:24 p.m. Anyone with information about the ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
N.J. man confesses to leading multi-million dollar heroin ring based in Paterson
Segundo Garcia, 38, of Prospect Park, aka "A AoeMoreno,"A A admitted today to leading a Paterson heroin network and pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of heroin with intent to distribute, state authorities said.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Opinion: How we can improve charter school regulations
IN 1996, Gov. Christine Todd Whitman signed the Charter School Program Act, allowing for the establishment of charter schools in New Jersey.
Wayne Police, County Sheriff's Department collaborate on shoplifting arrests
WAYNE - The Passaic County Sheriff's Department assisted the Wayne Police Department following a shoplifting incident that occurred at Bloomingdale 's at Willowbrook Mall on Saturday night at around 6:30 p.m., according to William Maer, spokesperson for the PCSD.
North Jersey community groups ready to test HealthCare.gov today
If the repairs to healthcare.gov don't improve the site's performance, President Obama may have to bow to congressional pressure to push back deadlines for coverage.
Chabad collecting toys for Chanukah in Wanaque
Chabad Hebrew School of Upper Passaic County is organizing a Chanukah toy drive in honor of the holiday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Professional Development Day deemed success for Bloomingdale schools
James Burns talks to the teaching staff about how to motivate the disaffected student at an in-service workshop held at Walter.
The Jersey Journal
Off-duty Essex sheriff's officer shot while working at...
PATERSON - An Essex County sheriff's officer is hospitalized in stable condition after the off-duty officer was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting outside a Paterson liquor store that also injured one other victim, authorities say.