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Two suspects sought in string of robberies Sunday in Paramus, Ramsey, & South Hackensack

robbery at McDonald's on Route 17 in Ramsey, New Jersey
McDonald's in Ramsey
BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Police are searching for two individuals in connection with armed robberies at three Bergen County fast-food restaurants yesterday.



ON THE SCENE: Route 17 tractor trailer blaze in Hackensack

truck fire on Route 17 in Hackensack
HACKENSACK, NJ (BERGEN COUNTY) - Hackensack firefighters were dispatched on Friday afternoon for a working tractor trailer fire on Route 17 south just past Summit Avenue.


Conference for educators on threats to students and schools

cyber-bullying to be addressed
GARFIELD, NJ (BERGEN COUNTY) - A conference entitled "What Every Educator Should Know about Current Threats to Our Students and Schools" will be held next Tuesday, April 21.


Former Senator Joseph Coniglio convicted on six counts

Former New Jersey State Senator Joseph Coniglio
former NJ Senator Joseph Coniglio
NEWARK, NJ - A jury today convicted former state Senator Joseph Coniglio on five counts of mail fraud and one count of extortion in connection with an influence-peddling scheme connected to a $66,000-a-year consulting arrangement with Hackensack University Medical Center.


Elmwood Park offers free skin cancer screening to residents

Elmwood Park Municipal Building, Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Elmwood Park Municipal Building
ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - The Elmwood Park Health Department will be offering a free skin cancer screening on Monday, June 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


Wyckoff residents' vehicles reported burglarized in separate incidents

map of Wyckoff, New Jersey
Wyckoff, NJ
WYCKOFF, NJ - Two Wyckoff residents have reported that their vehicles have been burglarized in three separate incidents which occurred at the George Washington Elemantary School and the recreation field.


Maywood Police dispatcher arrested for sexual assault and possession of child pornography

Anthony Engstrom of Maywood, New Jersey
Anthony Engstrom of Maywood, NJ
MAYWOOD, NJ (BERGEN COUNTY) - A 20-year-old Maywood man who worked as a dispatcher for the Maywood Police Department was arrested yesterday on charges of sexual assult and possession of child pornography.


Paramus Park Mall owner files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Paramus Park Mall in Paramus, NJ
photo by Luigi Novi
PARAMUS, NJ (BERGEN COUNTY) - General Growth Properties Inc., a Chicago-based real estate investment trust and owner of the Paramus Park Mall and Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, announced this morning that it is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


Fire forces Teaneck residents from their homes

Teaneck, New Jersey
Teaneck, NJ
TEANECK, NJ (BERGEN COUNTY) - Residents of two apartments in Teaneck have been displaced from their homes as the result of a kitchen fire that occurred last night.


Two more home burglaries reported in Wyckoff

Wyckoff, New Jersey map
locations of Wyckoff burglaries
WYCKOFF, NJ (BERGEN COUNTY) - Two more home burglaries were discovered in Wyckoff within the past week, local police say.


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