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  1. Driver Hospitalized In Crash Outside New Bridge Medical Center In Paramus

    Driver Hospitalized In Crash Outside New Bridge Medical Center In Paramus

    Paramus firefighters cut a Lyft driver from a sedan after a crash with another vehicle Wednesday morning outside New Bridge Medical Center.He was taken to the Valley Hospital in initially unknown condition.Police, Fire Companies 1 and 2, the Rescue Squad and EMS were among the responders to the East Ridgewood Avenue crash, which jammed area traffic.Both vehicles were removed by flatbed ...

  2. Resident Critical In Clifton Garden Apartment Fire

    Resident Critical In Clifton Garden Apartment Fire

    A man was hospitalized in critical condition after suffering cardiac arrest during a Wednesday morning garden apartment fire in Clifton.Firefighters quickly doused the two-alarm blaze at the Sytertown Apartments on Market Street, which broke out around 7:40 a.m.Three apartments were affected.As with all fires involving serious injury or death, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Arson Squad ...

  3. Prosecutor: New Milford Bookkeeper Swiped $200,000 From 3 Bergen Schools

    Prosecutor: New Milford Bookkeeper Swiped $200,000 From 3 Bergen Schools

    The now-former business manager for three parochial schools in Bergen County stole more than $200,000 that she used to make more than 1,500 purchases on personal credit cards that she opened in other people’s names through a "large-scale, complex theft scheme," authorities charged.Mary M. Ayoub, 52, of New Milford “compromised the accounting records of one of the schools by ...

  4. Fire Consumes Tractor-Trailer On NJ Turnpike In Ridgefield Park

    Fire Consumes Tractor-Trailer On NJ Turnpike In Ridgefield Park

    A tractor-trailer burst into flames on the New Jersey Turnpike in Ridgefield Park early Tuesday afternoonSouthbound traffic was backed up for miles as firefighters doused the flames. Meanwhile, rubberneckers thickened the northbound side.Plumes of black smoke could be seen for miles.There was no immediate word on injuries.

  5. Disbarred Drug-Dealing Hackensack Lawyer Begins Prison Term

    Disbarred Drug-Dealing Hackensack Lawyer Begins Prison Term

    A disbarred lawyer from Hackensack with a history of drug-dealing convictions has begun serving a state prison term that won't see him eligible for parole until January 2022.Barry Hoffberg, 51, was sentenced last month to a plea-bargained 12-year maximum term -- with a four-year minimum before parole eligibility -- for operating what authorities said was a booby-trapped drug mill out of ...

  6. Scared Straight? Hackensack Prom Season Off To Serious Start

    Scared Straight? Hackensack Prom Season Off To Serious Start

    Students gathered outside of Hackensack High School early Tuesday for the annual demonstration by emergency responders of what could happen in a deadly prom-time crash -- only this year there was a twist."The message we want kids to get is: Besides impaired driving, distracted driving is also dangerous," said Iris Koonan, a student assistance counselor.Each year, city ...

  7. Body Found Outside Paterson Fried Chicken Restaurant

    Body Found Outside Paterson Fried Chicken Restaurant

    It wasn't immediately clear how a man whose body was found Tuesday morning behind a trash bin at a fried chicken restaurant in Paterson died.The body was found around dawn behind the bin at American Fried Chicken and Pizza on Broadway.Authorities were preparing a statement.CHECK BACK FOR MORE DETAILS

  8. Threat Scrawled On Palisades Park Jr/Sr High School Desk Prompts Response

    Threat Scrawled On Palisades Park Jr/Sr High School Desk Prompts Response

    An increased police presence at Palisades Park Junior/Senior High School on Tuesday will be among the measures taken after a "non-specific" threat was found scrawled on a desk.Students also will be able to enter the school only through the front doors, Schools Supt. Joseph Cirillo said Monday.School officials were working with police to determine who wrote the graffiti found ...

  9. Hillsdale PD: Allendale Robber Injures Car Service Driver, Fights Police

    Hillsdale PD: Allendale Robber Injures Car Service Driver, Fights Police

    An Allendale man tried to rob a ride service driver by smashing him in the head and assaulted Hillsdale police who arrested him, authorities said. Then he smiled for his mugshot.Responding officers found the 37-year-old driver from Newark bleeding from a cut above his eye in the area of Hillsdale Avenue and Hunters Court around 12:50 a.m. Monday, Detective Bill Diedtrich said.The driver ...

  10. Lick It Or Not: Scratch 'N Sniff Postage Stamps

    Lick It Or Not: Scratch 'N Sniff Postage Stamps

    Scratch and sniff postage stamps? You bet. The U.S. Postal Service says it will “add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship, party invitations and other mailings” when it introduces “Frozen Treats Forever” stamps next month.The new 20-stamp booklet will feature the “whimsical watercolor illustrations” of Margaret Berg of Santa Monica, CA, the Postal Service said in a ...

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