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Petition asks Cresskill school district to discipline teacher for controversial Facebook post

A former Cresskill High student's petition calls for a teacher to be disciplined for a Facebook post that ridicules immigrants, slavery reparations.
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Bergen


Bill would mandate NJ police departments create minority hiring programs

Bill that passed the NJ Assembly would mandate that law enforcement agencies establish minority recruitment and hiring programs
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Bergen


Hearing more fireworks than usual? Some North Jersey towns have and want it to stop

Hearing more fireworks than normal? It's not your imagination as there has been an considerable uptick in North Jersey towns in recent weeks.
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Bergen


AG: Paterson councilman, councilman-elect and 2 others charged with election fraud

City councilman Michael Jackson and councilman-elect Alex Mendez were charged by state investigators on allegations of election fraud on Thursday.
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Local


Paramus Fabric Center to close after 63 years

Family owned and operated the Paramus Fabric Center is set to close after 63 years
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Bergen


Mobile testing site schedule in Bergen and Passaic counties from June 29 - July 10

Mobile testing trucks will serve residents from 10 a.m. until 2:30 or 3 p.m. free of charge regardless of insurance status.
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Bergen


Paterson school bus company cited for employing unlicensed drivers with criminal records

In a twist to the Paterson election scandal, one of the city councilman's brothers has been charged with falsifying records for school bus drivers.
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Bergen


'No reconsideration.' Board stands by decision to remove Cowboys and Indians mascots

The district superintendent reiterated the move by the Pascack Valley Regional High School District Board of Education in a Zoom meeting on Thursday.
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Bergen


Student starts petition to change Indians mascot at Wayne Valley High School

A student at Wayne Valley High School launched a petition to change its Indian mascot, calling it an 'abysmal misrepresentation' of Native Americans.
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Local


Swing vote on Paterson Great Falls project stays mum on his decision

Paterson councilman Flavio Rivera is a the swing vote on plans for a visitor center at the Great Falls project.
       

Read full article at NorthJersey.com - Local


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