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Man Killed In Staten Island House Fire

A 23-year-old man died in a house fire in Staten Island early Saturday.

12/22/2012

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Gas Prices Dip Below $3 At Some New Jersey Stations

Oil analyst Tom Kloza said that, on balance, we’ll see better prices next year, but the days of $1.39 a gallon gas are gone.

12/13/2012

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Concerns Mount In N.J. Towns Over Elevated Lead Levels In Water

Exposure to lead can cause brain and kidney damage, so one can imagine the concern in four New Jersey towns where residents have been told they have elevated levels of lead in their drinking water.

12/12/2012

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Famed Attorney Fights Proposal To Rename Part Of Clifton Park For ‘Anti-Semite’

A push by Clifton’s Polish community to name part of a park after a late civic leader is drawing the ire of famed civil rights activist and attorney Alan Dershowitz.

10/05/2012

Pellegrino 'Bill' Cirasuolo, (credit: Passaic Prosecutor's Office)

Clifton Man Accused Of Distributing Child Pornography

Pellegrino “Bill” Cirasuolo, 59, was arrested after an 8-week investigation, Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik said.

10/04/2012

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Clifton Officials Claim Halloween Display Poses A Safety Hazard

Each year, thousands of people flock to Dr. Wayne Gangi’s home, which has been a destination for scare seekers for more than a decade.

10/02/2012

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Clifton Jr. Football To Require Pre-Season Concussion Checks

Coach Joe Gaccione has been at it for over 20 years and says he’d much rather have old players come back saying they put their brains to good use in life rather than see one who’s brain is shot.

09/28/2012

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Clifton Schools Lower Passing Grade By Five Points

It used to be that you needed a 70 to pass at Clifton High School. Now it’s 65.

09/24/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – No Pain, No Gain

Making your commute smoother down the road requires pain now.

09/11/2012

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Passaic County Cities Get Grants For Public Safety

The city of Paterson got $135,000; Passaic got $57,000; and $18,000 went to Clifton.

07/13/2012

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Off-Duty Clifton Cop Arrested After Pa. Standoff

An off-duty Clifton, New Jersey police officer has been arrested on 13 counts of attempted homicide following a 10-hour standoff in which he opened fire with a high-powered rifle.

06/18/2012

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N.J. Brides-To-Be ‘Disgusted’ After ‘Bridals By Roma’ Suddenly Closes Its Doors

Dozens of people camped out behind the store in Clifton, New Jersey on Tuesday trying to get their gowns after being told the store is closing.

05/29/2012

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NJ History Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Having Sexual Relationship With Student

Prosecutors said 26-year-old Kristin Leone not only had sex with the male student at her home, but also engaged in sexual activity with the boy inside a Clifton high school classroom as he got extra-help.

05/15/2012

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Clifton High School Teacher Accused Of Having Sexual Relationship With Student

Investigators determined Kristin Leone, 26, who teaches history at Clifton High School, engaged in sexual conduct with the boy on at least two separate occasions.

05/09/2012

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Police: 2 Pedestrians Killed In Clifton Hit-And-Run

A witness saw the accident, but could provide little detail on the car, which quickly fled the scene.

03/17/2012

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