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Columbus Day controversy: Glen Rock Council unanimously votes to keep holiday on borough calendar

After much debate, the Glen Rock council voted to keep Columbus Day and not change it to Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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Paterson Board of Education looks at merging alternative high schools

Officials may merge two small alternative high schools – one for students who are chronically absent and another for teens with behavioral problems

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Wayne schools continue successful run in Passaic baseball tournament

Wayne Valley advanced by outscoring Eastside in the quarterfinals, 6-5. Passaic Tech advanced by beating DePaul in an all-Wayne quarterfinal, 5-2.

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Jefferson woman charged after puppy was found dead in its cage in West Milford pond

The Jefferson woman told police that the dog was already dead, but an autopsy showed the dog died of asphyxiation from water, an affidavit says.

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Bogota schools getting officers, increased security measures

Armed guards, cameras and lockdown buttons will be added to protect the Bogota school district against possible threats.

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Bergenfield police chief leaving New Jersey for new post in California

Police Chief Cathy Madalone, Bergen County's first female municipal police chief, will become the new police chief in coastal Pacific Grove.

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Paterson police arrest 14 people on drug possession charges

During a six-day span in April, 14 people from North Jersey were arrested in Paterson during a drug sweep in the city, authorities said.

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Hackensack man hit by car in Ridgefield, second pedestrian strike in less than two weeks

A Hackensack man was the second pedestrian in less than two weeks to be hit by a car in Ridgefield.

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Kitchen fire closes Vesta Wood Fired Pizza & Bar in East Rutherford

The fire broke out Monday morning. "It's just a freak accident," said new executive chef Tod Villani.

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North Arlington man throws knives at police in SWAT response

No one was injured in a SWAT response in North Arlington May 7, 2019.

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