New Milford Patch’s Most-Read Stories of 2012

The 10 articles New Milford Patch readers clicked on the most during the past year.

A Christmas Wish For A Dying Boy

Close to 6,000 people shared six-year old Nathan Norman's story, and those 6,000 people passed it on as far as Australia and Hawaii. Nathan has terminal cancer and reached out to policemen, firemen and all emergency service workers to fulfill his final Christmas wish. First responders from around the globe answered Nathan's call and it began here on New Milford Patch.

New Milford Woman Found In River With Gunshot Wound to Head

Body of 37-year old woman found submerged in the Hackensack River with fatal gunshot wound to head; weapon found at scene reported stolen from an acquaintance of the victim.

Should Mom Who Let 13-Year-Old Babysit Be Charged?

A New Canaan, Connecticut, mother was arrested for leaving her thirteen-year old daughter in charge of watching her three younger siblings while she attended church. Should be charged?

Death of Woman With Gunshot Wound Ruled Suicide

The Bergen County Medical Examiner and New Milford Detectives have determined that the wounds observed on the 37-year old female found with a bullet wound to the head along the banks of the Hackensack River were self inflicted.

A sixteen-year old female student from New Milford High School was struck by a car traveling southbound on River Road at the intersection of Cooper Street.

New Milford Police have arrested Vincent Ortenzio, of New Milford and Amanda Gaeta, of Paramus, charging the 21-year-old pair in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at the River Road 7-Eleven.

Application for United Water Company Property Denied

In January, New Milford's Bureau of Code Enforcement Planning and Zoning formally denied an application filed by New Milford Redevelopment Associates LLC asking for preliminary and final site plan approval for the 13-acre United Water property.

Dog Put Down After Juvenile Admits to Beating It

A male juvenile admitted to police that he beat his five pound Yorkshire Terrier with a kendo stick at his New Milford residence.

SOD Takes Protest March To Borough Hall

Over 100 residents turned out to turn up the heat on stopping over development.

Luring Incident Under Investigation in New Milford

A 17-year-old female resident reported being approached by an unknown white male in a car on Henley Avenue.

tony mac December 24, 2012 at 11:27 PM
Happy holidays to all. May there be peace in the world, let no one be hungry, and may all be at ease with themselves and their neighbor.


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