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Garfield cop's suit claims chief tried to harm his career

Garfield Police Chief Kevin Amos failed to properly document an officer’s alleged assault of another officer, and then sought to retaliate against the cop who was attacked, a recent lawsuit claims.

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Garfield police blotter

Summary of police activity for Garfield.

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Garfield City Council still thinking about moving elections to November

The Garfield City Council was divided on switching the city's municipal elections to the general election in November in order to save money and increase voter turnout, having two ordinances failing on introduction.

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Excavation of contaminated soil, concrete begins at former Garfield's E.C. Electroplating plant

The work is expected to continue for several months as the next phase in the cleanup of the E.C. Electroplating site, where more than 3 tons of hexavalent chromium spilled into the ground in 1983.

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Garfield Council members debate whether to move local elections to November seek to move local elections

City Council members attempted to introduce dueling proposals Tuesday to move local elections to November during a meeting that turned heated as each side argued for its plan, both of which were defeated.

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Garfield man sentenced to 33 months in Ponzi scheme

A Garfield man was sentenced on Friday to 33 months in prison for his role in a Ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of millions of dollars – money that was spent on expensive cars, first-class vacations and five-figure bar tabs, prosecutors said.

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Garfield thinking about moving city election

The Garfield City Council is considering changing its May non-partisan election to November to save money.

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Garfield Council considers moving city elections to fall


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Garfield putting the brakes on road fatalities

Motorists in Garfield and throughout the nation were asked to join a day-long effort on Oct. 10 to increase awareness about safe driving behaviors and to keep New Jersey’s roadways fatality free for one day.

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Respect week - Garfield School 7 recently held respect week

Garfield School 7 Principal Jennifer Alfonso works with students during a reading lesson on Oct. 11 for the school’s Respect Week.

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