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Closter councilman-elect takes over opponent's seat

Democrat Brian Stabile, elected this month to a full term on the Closter Borough Council, has been sworn in to the one-month vacancy remaining in the term of defeated his election rival, Republican Councilman Tom Hennessey.

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Revival of Closter mall attracting new tenants

CLOSTER — With reconstruction well under way at Closter Plaza, new tenants are signing on to move into the 208,337-square-foot mall on Vervalen Street. Local officials have confirmed that at least...

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Closter A&P will reopen as Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. Thursday closed the A&P in Closter for seven days to complete the store’s conversion to a Stop & Shop.

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Closter man sentenced for selling heroin that led to Emerson woman's overdose death

After a county prosecutor declared that his case should be a “cautionary tale” to any would-be drug dealer, a judge on Wednesday sentenced a Closter man to six years in state prison for selling the heroin that led to the overdose death of an Emerson woman in 2013.

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Towns must replace affordable housing expert

A Rutgers University professor who dozens of New Jersey towns €” including East Rutherford, Hasbrouck Heights, Closter and Rutherford €” retained to determine their affordable-housing obligations has fallen ill, and will have to be replaced as their consultant.

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Six indicted in N.J. burglary spree that affected homes in Englewood, Closter

Singletary, Erskine and Sermon were arrested Nov. 6 at Tadjiev home’s following a nine-month investigation into roughly 30 break-ins in Bergen, Somerset and Morris counties. Tadjiev, a New York City jeweler “paid large sums of money in exchange for the stolen property,” according to the indictment.

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Citing bankruptcy, A&P drops Closter Plaza legal fight

A&P has dropped its legal appeal against Closter over a project to renovate Closter Plaza.

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A&P drops legal appeal against Closter Plaza; resident vows to continue legal challenge

The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P) has withdrawn its court appeal against a borough board over the Closter Plaza revival, but Jesse Rosenblum — a resident with a long track record of legally testing official decisions — insists his matching case will proceed.

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Town council backs policy for rail safety measure that targets moving flammable substances like Bakken crude

CLOSTER – The governing body offered its support for establishing rail safety measures tied to transporting crude oil on DOT-111 rail cars through Bergen County.

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Closter teen helps U.S. capture gold at math olympics

The funny thing about winning an Olympic gold medal in math is that it doesn't actually require much math. Ryan Alweiss of Closter recently won such a medal, and his process is instructive.

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