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Garfield woman ID'd as driver in fatal pedestrian crash

Police identified the driver in a fatal pedestrian crash as a Garfield woman.

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Garfield school honors Dr. Seuss with Read Across America Day

Roosevelt School 7 celebrated Read Across America Day on March 7 by having 40 guests read Dr. Seuss books to the students throughout the day.

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Garfield budget sees an increase

The 2014 budget was introduced with a 2.88 percent tax increase by the Garfield City Council at the Feb. 25 council meeting.

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DPW is getting new equipment for snow and potholes in Garfield

New equipment will be purchased for the Department of Public Works (DPW) to help remove snow from street corners and fire hydrants and fill potholes more effectively.

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Garfield BOE will outsource for landscaping in school district

The Garfield Board of Education will start a bidding process for the district's landscaping, snow and tree removal.

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MSNBC begins airing documentary from Hackensack jail

A Garfield woman’s weekly visit to her murdered sister’s grave and a brawl between two female inmates are among the scenes in a six-part documentary on life inside the Bergen County Jail that began airing Saturday night on the MSNBC program “Lockup.” The series – which features footage filmed in jails across the country – gives an unvarnished look at dramas large and small at the jail in Hackensack.

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Mayor of Garfield available to meet with residents

Mayor Joseph Delaney will be offering meetings for Garfield residents on Wednesday mornings in February and March where he will be available to hear comments, concerns and/or questions.

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Garfield students send letters to the troops

Washington Irving School #4 is spreading good cheer by sending cards and letters to soldiers who are stationed overseas.

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Chromium removal sets stage for next phase of Garfield cleanup

The last of the soil and concrete laced with cancer-causing chromium will be excavated from the former E.C. Electroplating plant property in Garfield by next month, allowing scientists to begin treating polluted groundwater that has sat under thousands of homes for 30 years, federal environmental officials said.

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Part of Garfield may be turned into a rehabilitation area

The city council and planning board are looking to approve a portion of the first ward into a rehabilitation area that would encourage developers to come to the area.

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