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Shopper Fights Off Carjackers

Shopper Fights Off Carjackers

At approximately 12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, Paramus police received a 9-1-1 call from a 34-year-old woman requesting help. The Ridgefield Park woman explained that she had just returned…

Paramus Senior Wins Scholarship

Paramus Senior Wins Scholarship

Erik Helstrom, a senior at Paramus High School, has been named a National Merit Scholarship winner. He was chosen for the $2,500 prize from a talent pool of more than…

Mother, 36, Stabbed in Head

Mother, 36, Stabbed in Head

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, Maywood police received several 9-1-1 calls about a possible assault on West Passaic Street and Bergen Avenue. A 41-year-old Hackensack man allegedly…

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day

Each April 2, Autism Speaks celebrates Light It Up Blue along with the international autism community in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day. Light It Up Blue…

UDrive. UText. UPay.

UDrive. UText. UPay.

Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the Paramus Police Department will participate in a new national distracted driving enforcement campaign known as UDrive. UText. UPay.  This high-profile initiative…

Hernando Named Rochelle Park Teacher of the Year

Hernando Named Rochelle Park Teacher of the Year

The Rochelle Park School District has selected first grade teacher Cathleen Hernando of Midland School as its 2014 Teacher of the Year. The selection was part of the New Jersey…

Prescription Drug Deal Foiled

Prescription Drug Deal Foiled

At approximately 5:15 p.m. on March 18, Maywood police officers were dispatched to West Pleasant Avenue near the post office on a report of a man being robbed.  Witnesses at…

Attempted Luring in Hackensack

Attempted Luring in Hackensack

Via automated phone call on Monday, Hackensack Schools Superintendent Karen Lewis informed parents of an attempted luring incident that morning. A boy was on his way to the Hackensack Middle…

Rotarians Learn of Forced Harvesting of Human Organs

Rotarians Learn of Forced Harvesting of Human Organs

  On March 5, Dr. Damon Noto attended a meeting of the Sunset Rotary Club-Central Bergen where he discussed the growing epidemic of harvesting organs from prisoners scheduled to be…

Hackensack Increases Trash Collection

Hackensack Increases Trash Collection

Beginning on March 17, Hackensack will increase garbage collection throughout the entire city to two times per week.  Last summer, the city council launched a successful pilot program in which…