Mahwah Standoff, Teaneck Fraud Victims, Burglary Milestone in Top County News
Each week Patch features some of the top headlines from around Bergen County
In top county news this week:
A Mahwah couple was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, among other charges, after a near six-hour standoff with police and SWAT Team negotiators Wednesday that ended after police used force and tear gas to remove the couple from their Ramapo Brae condo, Mahwah Police Chief James Batelli said.
About a hundred Teaneck residents have claimed fraudulent charges on their credit cards since Wednesday, leading township police to urge residents to officially report the alleged activity.
A group of community members, family and friends are banding together to help a Fort Lee family, whose 15-year-old son is in need of a heart transplant, through some difficult times, and in the process, to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation.
A student is facing discplinary action after bringing in a replica firearm to Ridgewood's George Washington Middle School Wednesday morning.
Negotiations to resolve a $3 million class action lawsuit filed by Wyckoff, Glen Rock and Midland Park alleging Ridgewood Water has bilked ratepayers out of millions, have stalled.
Ridgewood officials have no explanation as to why two new, ready-to-go police cars are tucked away in the woods while old vehicles in service are falling apart.
April surpassed March as the month with the most burglaries in recent Fair Lawn history.
Martial arts expert Phil Ross teaches Westwood Junior/Senior High School eight-graders self-defense strategies.
Investigators identified the body of a man pulled from the Hackensack River Sunday and found no signs of foul play in the death, police said Monday.
New Milford residents band together to fight the size and scope of the development of the United Water Property.