Contractor Found Dead In Closet At All-Girls High School In New JerseyDemarest police Chief James Powderley says officers received a call from the Academy of the Holy Angels Wednesday about the discovery of a dead Cablevision contractor.
Stories From Main Street: NJ Therapy Dog And Handler Receive Special Award For Their WorkA New Jersey therapy dog and his handler have received a special award for their work in responding to schools and communities in the wake of tragedies and other disasters.
Northern Valley Regional High School District Rejects Drug Testing PlanThe Northern Valley Regional High School District in New Jersey rejected a proposal for random student drug testing on Monday.
Stories From Main Street: Bringing J.O.Y. Through The GenerationsJ.O.Y., which stands for Joining Old and Young Through Music, is made up of students at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest.
Northern NJ Parents File Lawsuit Over Plans For Random School Drug TestingAttorney Bruce Rosen filed suit on behalf of the parents, claiming the school board has not complied with an open records request for all documents the district had related to the issue.
N.J. Town Approves 'Alarming' Fines For Residents Who Ignore Lightning Detection AlarmsUnder the proposed ordinance approved unanimously by the Cresskill Borough Council Wednesday evening, Cresskill residents have 10 minutes to get off the field or out of the pool if the new lightning detection system goes off, or face a fine of up to $1,000.
Demarest Parents On Edge After Alleged Luring AttemptDemarest is a quiet, well-to-do suburb where children walk to and from school under arching shade trees along some streets that don't even have sidewalks. But Monday afternoon, a 12-year-old girl had to run home.
More New Jersey Towns Look To Install Lightning Detection SystemsThree people died in New Jersey last year after being struck by lightning. So, now some towns are investing money on systems that can do a better job detecting dangerous storms.
Bergen County Officials Reject Plan To Absorb Policing Responsibilities In DemarestBergen County officials have rejected a plan to have the county handle policing in a northern New Jersey town that voted to dissolve its police department.
Demarest Mayor Backs Merger With Bergen County PoliceThere's no official word on whether the Demarest police department will merge with Bergen County Police, but the idea apparently has some key support.
N.J. Man Dies After Getting Struck By Lightning In DemarestThe victim was watching his grandson play soccer in Demarest when a storm came out of nowhere and knocked the 71-year-old man unconscious.
Demarest Voters To Decide On Higher Taxes; Police Dept. Could Merge With CountyWhat is happening in the Bergen County borough of Demarest is a sign of the times, and could happen in many other towns, WCBS 880's Sean Adams reported.