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Englewood City Council approves plan to rezone James Street

ENGLEWOOD €” After more than two years of discussion, the city council unanimously adopted an ordinance to rezone James Street to allow for a Shoprite expansion and construction of eight single family homes.

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Sentencing of Sugar Hill Records heirs for failing to file taxes postponed

Three sons of the founders of Sugar Hill Records, the pioneering Englewood rap music label, on Wednesday were granted another postponement in their sentencing for failing to file their federal income tax returns.

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Three challengers beat out incumbents in Englewood

ENGLEWOOD — Two long-time school board incumbents were ousted by three newcomers campaigning together and focusing on improving communications and morale in the school district.

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Englewood man arrested, accused of assaulting 16-year-old girl

A 55-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in a rooming house was arrested Sunday morning after police said they found him still in the girl’s bed when they arrived.

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Englewood police arrest man for allegedly sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl

ENGLEWOOD — City police arrested a 55-year-old Columbian, who is reportedly staying in the country illegally, early Sunday morning for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, police said Monday.

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Englewood doctor sentenced to 9 years in prison for twin murder plots

Dr. Ajit Jayaram, 65, who practiced in Jersey City, must serve nearly eight years before he can be eligible for parole. In addition to two counts of attempted murder, he was convicted of defrauding the Medicaid program, authorities said.

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Englewood fugitive, accused of stealing a car, endangering a child, turns himself in

Sule Ouhuru, 35, has been at large since January, when police say he held the mother of his two children for an unknown period of time at her home in the Rock Creek Terrace housing complex.

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Englewood health officials criticize city health officer, recommend search for replacement

The city’s Board of Health blasted the public health officer, Nelson Xavier Cruz, this week for ignoring directives, antagonizing City Council members and claiming to be a victim of bias during the department’s annual budget presentation last month.

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Englewood school chief's pay a contentious issue


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Englewood makes statement against gun violence

ENGLEWOOD — The city joined other Bergen County municipalities in taking a stance against gun violence, adopting a resolution that supports state legislation to "promote safe and responsible ownership of firearms."

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