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Bergenfield street brawl with broken beer bottles & kitchen knife leads to stabbing of Englewood man

Kenny Francisco of Bergenfield, New JerseyBERGENFIELD, N.J. - Three local men were arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 20-year-old Englewood man outside of 76 West Church Street in Bergenfield.

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Woman walks half-mile to Englewood Hospital emergency room after boyfriend stabs her in the torso and strangles her with rope while children slept, cops say

James Guerrero-Diaz of Englewood, New JerseyENGLEWOOD, N.J. - An Englewood man has been arrested for the attempted murder of his live-in girlfriend at 225 Waldor Place in Englewood - while two children were in the apartment asleep as he stabbed and strangled the victim, cops say.

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Bergen County online community members sound off on Blue Law & vote in poll

Paramus Park MallSome of BergenNOW's community members are weighing in on the question of keeping Bergen County's "blue law", and the poll we're running here in the community:

GCK: yes...I grew up with church and family Sunday dinners and visiting loved ones...Lets keep it that way!!

CWS: yes PLEASE KEEP THE BLUE LAWS!!!! It is nice to drive down 17 and 4 on a Sunday with NO TRAFFIC!

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Local cops, firefighters, & others cheated in stock investment scam run by Garfield man, Attorney General says

Samuel Serritella of Garfield, NJGARFIELD, N.J. – State Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that a Garfield man has been indicted on charges that he defrauded hundreds of investors, including many police officers and firefighters of more than $1.7 million by selling unregistered shares of stock in his startup horseshoe manufacturing company.

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NJ Transit to hold information session in Hackensack on fare & service proposal

NJ Transit busHACKENSACK, N.J. — NJ Transit will hold an information session in Hackensack on Saturday, March 27, to allow the public the opportunity to learn more about the proposed fare increases and service changes and offer comments before the plan is considered by the Board of Directors on April 14.

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Cabaret and dinner fundraiser in Lyndhurst to benefit Bergen County homeless families

Lyndhurst pasta dinner to benefit Family Promise of Bergen County to aid local homeless familiesLYNDHURST, N.J. - The United Presbyterian Church of Lyndhurst will be holding a family-style pasta dinner and a cabaret show featuring musical entertainment of all kinds, to benefit the Bergen County Family Promise program.

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Lyndhurst man arrested for alleged sex assault on 11 year old girl

Joseph Erickson of LyndhurstLYNDHURST, N.J. - A Lyndhurst man was arrested last night on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Lodi Project Graduation committee to host pancake breakfast and mini-tricky tray

Lodi Project Graduation Pancake BreakfastLODI, N.J. - The Project Graduation Committee will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, April 25, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon, at the Lodi High School Cafeteria. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, hash browns, coffee, tea, and juice will be served.

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North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority stimulus projects on track for Bergen County

Bergen County Executive Dennis McNerneyNORTH JERSEY – All of northern and central New Jersey's local transportation projects funded with federal stimulus dollars were authorized in advance of the deadline set by Congress. In all, 62 locally led projects totaling approximately $124 million have been authorized in the 13-county region of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA).

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Companion Animal Advocates teams up with Ridgewood Veterinary Hospital to host free pet CPR class

Companion Animal Advocates to hold free pet CPR classRIDGEWOOD, N.J. - What would you do if your dog or cat should suddenly stop breathing or went into cardiac arrest? What if your pet was choking on a foreign object like a piece of toy or other small object?

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