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  1. Paterson man faces felony murder charges in Craigslist robbery in ElizabethRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Item

    A 36-year-old Paterson man has been arrested on felony murder charges in connection with an attempted robbery in Elizabeth last September that resulted in the death of the target, a Brooklyn man looking to buy a Mercedes-Benz SUV through Craigslist, authorities said. Travis Picou turned himself in to the Union County Homicide Task Force on Friday and is being held on $2 million bail, officials said.

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  2. Sullivan: The grown-ups are back in charge of JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | NorthJersey.com

    By the time Rex Ryan left the Jets' building for good, the mantra he championed had turned into a punch line, a catch-all way to describe the countless fumbles, penalties, mistakes and miscues littered across the futility of the last four seasons. Yet there the words remained, painted high above the wall that served as backdrop to the final shreds of the Ryan era, casting their own unique shadow over the introduction of new head coach Todd Bowles and new general manager Mike Maccagnan.

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  3. 2 men indicted on felony murder charges in N.J. fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NorthJersey.com

    Two northern New Jersey men have been indicted on felony murder charges in the street shooting death of a New York City man killed during a botched robbery last year. Union County prosecutors say 41-year-old Mamuka Chamiashvili, of Brooklyn, was responding to an online ad when he came to the Elizabeth area in September 2014 to test drive a Mercedes-Benz sport utility vehicle.

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  4. Palisades Park man sentenced to time served for role in counterfeit-goods ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | NorthJersey.com

    A federal judge showed leniency toward a Bergen County man on Thursday, sentencing him to time served after determining that while he made "a series of bad choices," he was not a main player in a $325 million counterfeit goods ring. Dao Feng Shi, of Palisades Park, admitted in a plea deal last year to conspiring or attempting to traffic in counterfeit goods.

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  5. House GOP vote jeopardizes Obama's immigration actionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A spending bill passed Wednesday by the Republican-led House of Representatives that would overturn President Obama's immigration actions shielding millions of immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation has led New Jersey elected officials to organize an immigration rally. The bill, which passed 236-191, would provide $40 billion to finance the Homeland Security Department.

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  6. Schwern named 'Outstanding Wrestler' at Rahway as Glen Ridge goes 3-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | NorthJersey.com

    Head coach Kendall Southerland and company own a 3-4 record through the first matches of the wrestling season. The team completed its first ever shutout during a 69-0 victory against Newark Collegiate.

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  7. Millburn township resident returns Ethical Culture Society for book discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Item

    Local author Kal Wagenheim will discuss his latest book, a collection of four novellas, "School For Lovers & Other Tales," on Sunday, Jan. 11, at 11 a.m., at the Ethical Culture Society, 516 Prospect St., in Maplewood. He will also briefly discuss his earlier book, the novel "The Secret Life of Walter Mott."

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  8. 4 N.J. family members indicted on drug mill chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    State authorities say four members of a northern New Jersey family have been indicted on charges they ran a heroin and cocaine mill from their home. The defendants - 44-year-old Jose Correa; his 43-year-old wife, Santa Lantigua; their son, 21-year-old Alfred Lantigua de la Cruz, and Lantigua's 25-year-old brother, Siamel Perez, all of Elizabeth - face conspiracy, money laundering and drug charges in the 10-count indictment made public Tuesday.

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  9. Immigrant dad's release from detention brings holiday joy to Fairview familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Jose Estrada Lopez of Fairview kissing his wife, Gloria Chocoj, on Thursday night after he was released from detention in Elizabeth. Christopher, Joseph and Katherine Estrada were never able to decorate their first real Christmas tree last year because after they went to a farm and watched their father cut it down, he was detained by immigration officials before he was able to buy ornaments.

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  10. Bloomfield: Police Blotter, Dec. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Rayquan Kirkland of Bloomfield was taken into custody and charged on Nov. 19 with the burglary of 23 Hill St. In that burglary, the point of entry was determined to be a rear window. The proceeds were a Sony Play Station II.

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  11. Montville Township BOE reports on violence, vandalism, HIB and empowermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Trish Heindel, director of the Center for Human and Social Development for the College of St. Elizabeth, and Liz Warner, coordinator of the United Way of Northern N.J. , both co-directors of the School Culture and Climate initiative, present facts concerning the Youth Empowerment Alliance to the Montville Township Board of Education. Dr. Paul Fried, Montville Township superintendent of schools, gave the state-required, bi-yearly report on Violence, Vandalism, and Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying to the Montville Township Board of Education at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 18. The results presented are on the last five months of last school year.

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  12. 8 face charges in Union County heroin bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    The arrests announced Monday stemmed from raids conducted Friday afternoon in Linden and Union Township. Authorities seized what they said was the equivalent of more than 4,300 bricks of heroin with an estimated street value of more than $3 million.

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  13. Lorraine Bailen dies at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Formerly of Manhattan, she resided in Glen Rock for the past 20 years. A graduate of the Lincoln School and Teachers College of Columbia University, she was a buyer of children's clothing for R.H. Macy & Company and volunteered for the Red Cross and the Community Service Society in New York City.

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  14. Millburn High School boys soccer team falls in sectional quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Item

    Top-seeded Millburn High School saw its quest for a third consecutive New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Boys Soccer Tournament championship come to an end this afternoon with a 2-1 loss to eighth-seeded Elizabeth High School in tournament quarterfinals at Millburn High School's Dr. Keith A. Neigel Field. Elizabeth advances to oppose fourth-seeded Plainfield High School in the tournament semifinals on Monday, Nov. 10, in Plainfield.

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  15. Elizabeth Cunniff dies at age 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Elizabeth Cunniff, 90, of Sussex, formerly of Rutherford, passed away peacefully on Friday Oct. 31, 2014. Mrs. Cunniff was born in 1923 to Edward and Clara Murphy in Jersey City.

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  16. Joan A. Monks, formerly of Carlstadt, dies at age 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    Joan A. Monks, 80, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Carlstadt, died on Sept. 30, 2014.

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  17. Garfield school employees filed false school-lunch applications, investigators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    School district employees gave false information about their incomes on eight applications so they could get reduced-cost or free lunch benefits for their children at school, state investigators allege. The employees were suspended with pay two weeks ago.

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  18. Immigrant families torn by detentionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    After six 10-hour workdays a week at a nail salon, Gloria Chocoj picks up her children from the baby sitter, walks them home and begins her evening routine: cooking dinner, helping with homework, giving baths before bedtime and packing school lunches. It is a full schedule she has tackled alone since December - after her husband, Jose Estrada Lopez, who entered the country illegally from Guatemala 14 years ago, was picked up by immigration officials. 22 comments

  19. Glen Ridge girls soccer now 9-5; boys go split two gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    The Glen Ridge girls varsity soccer team won three out of our games this past week and the boys varsity team split two contests. Now, the girls are 9-5 as the boys own a 5-8 overall mark.

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  20. Glen Ridge girls soccer beat Nutley; boys defeat Cedar GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | NorthJersey.com

    The Glen Ridge girls varsity soccer team, under head coach Oscar Viteri, improved to 7-4 overall after winning four of its last five contests, including a statement victory against state-ranked Nutley, 3-1. After a Tuesday night game at Millburn High School, Glen Ridge comes home for two straight contests.

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