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Rutherford man gets 364 days after beating teen daughter

Police: Daughter called 9-1-1, let phone on during beating.

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Rutherford festooned in Mickey Mouse cutouts in honor of beloved teacher

An eight-year-old student in Betty Ersalesi's class spread the word that Tuesday would be "Mrs. E. Day," and all of Rutherford seemed to join in, putting up Disney emblems in windows and storefronts all around the borough.

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Rutherford church collecting back-to-school supplies

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Rainfall breaks the heat, but poses danger of flash flooding

Monday’s break in the scorching weather brought its own new distress: Flooding from cloudbursts forced the closing of Route 46 in both directions east of Piaget Avenue in Clifton Monday night, and a weather-related sinkhole shut down Stanley Street in both directions near Route 17 in Rutherford, authorities said.

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Hundreds gather in Rutherford to remember Fahy [video]

With no way to explain former Bergen County Prosecutor John J. Fahy’s apparent suicide last week, hundreds of friends and relatives gathered Monday simply to say goodbye.

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Sadness, confusion weigh on friends mourning ex-Bergen prosecutor

Hundreds of friends and colleagues of John J. Fahy lined up outside a Rutherford funeral home Sunday, waiting to pay their respects to family members of the former Bergen County prosecutor, who police say took his own life last Wednesday. Many expressed sadness and confusion over why a successful, well-regarded attorney would have shot himself to death under a railroad trestle along Route 17.

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Rutherford council lines up contractors for new tax maps in wake of tax appeals

Members of the borough council prepared to pay more than $80,000 to a contractor for the creation of new tax maps, the next step in setting the borough's property records straight. This move comes as Rutherford contends with a record number of tax appeals.

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East Rutherford coolong center opened

Residents are advise to stay hyrated and limit outdoor activity.

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Man killed by train in Rutherford

Police are investigating the death of a man who was killed by a train in Rutherford today, July 15, at around 6 p.m.

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