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Closter councilman-elect takes over opponent's seat

Democrat Brian Stabile, elected this month to a full term on the Closter Borough Council, has been sworn in to the one-month vacancy remaining in the term of defeated his election rival, Republican Councilman Tom Hennessey.

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Revival of Closter mall attracting new tenants

CLOSTER — With reconstruction well under way at Closter Plaza, new tenants are signing on to move into the 208,337-square-foot mall on Vervalen Street. Local officials have confirmed that at least...

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Closter A&P will reopen as Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. Thursday closed the A&P in Closter for seven days to complete the store’s conversion to a Stop & Shop.

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Closter man sentenced for selling heroin that led to Emerson woman's overdose death

After a county prosecutor declared that his case should be a “cautionary tale” to any would-be drug dealer, a judge on Wednesday sentenced a Closter man to six years in state prison for selling the heroin that led to the overdose death of an Emerson woman in 2013.

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Towns must replace affordable housing expert

A Rutgers University professor who dozens of New Jersey towns €” including East Rutherford, Hasbrouck Heights, Closter and Rutherford €” retained to determine their affordable-housing obligations has fallen ill, and will have to be replaced as their consultant.

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Six indicted in N.J. burglary spree that affected homes in Englewood, Closter

Singletary, Erskine and Sermon were arrested Nov. 6 at Tadjiev home’s following a nine-month investigation into roughly 30 break-ins in Bergen, Somerset and Morris counties. Tadjiev, a New York City jeweler “paid large sums of money in exchange for the stolen property,” according to the indictment.

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Citing bankruptcy, A&P drops Closter Plaza legal fight

A&P has dropped its legal appeal against Closter over a project to renovate Closter Plaza.

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A&P drops legal appeal against Closter Plaza; resident vows to continue legal challenge

The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P) has withdrawn its court appeal against a borough board over the Closter Plaza revival, but Jesse Rosenblum — a resident with a long track record of legally testing official decisions — insists his matching case will proceed.

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Town council backs policy for rail safety measure that targets moving flammable substances like Bakken crude

CLOSTER – The governing body offered its support for establishing rail safety measures tied to transporting crude oil on DOT-111 rail cars through Bergen County.

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