In one section of Garfield near an empty lot, residents will be asked to help researchers who want toenail clippings to see how much hexavalent chromium residue they’ve been exposed to.
Researchers at NYU are asking for toenail clippings from some resident of Garfield, N.J., to determine whether they have been exposed to dangerous levels of toxic hexavalent chromium from a since-shuttered factory.
Smoking bans were enacted in several parts of Hudson and Bergen Counties this week and the reaction has been mixed.
A reputed Lucchese crime family associate has been charged in connection with a string of burglaries in New Jersey, according to a published report.
It used to be that you needed a 70 to pass at Clifton High School. Now it’s 65.
A new rail safety system has been put in place at a NJ TRANSIT station in Garfield that officials hope will prevent future injuries or death to people crossing the tracks.
A candlelight vigil was held for the 16-year-old boy killed in a gruesome accident on the George Washington Bridge Friday night. Friends, family and teachers were among the hundreds at the vigil at St. Francis Preparatory School in Queens Saturday night.
Garfield Mayor Joe Delaney admits Police Chief Kevin Amos is entitled to the payout at retirement, but the bill could cost the city as much as $33,000.
The old factory spilled cancer-causing chromic acid into the groundwater and potentially into the nearby Passaic River. The toxic water polluted more than a dozen nearby homes.
Christie pulled out a pen, flipped over a “reserved seating” sign, scribbled a note to the boy’s 6th grade teacher and then signed his name.
Prosecutor John Molinelli has said 19-year-old Malik Williams had turned himself in on an aggravated assault warrant and was being processed at Garfield police headquarters when he escaped by running out a rear door in December.
A deadly accident has officials in New Jersey trying to make it safer for pedestrians make it past railroad crossings.
Police are trying to determine if there’s a connection to a rash of smash and grab burglaries in three northern New Jersey towns.
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office says 19-year-old Malik Williams of Garfield was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center following shots fired by both Garfield and Bergen County police.
The suspect was pronounced dead Saturday evening. His identity is not being released until notification of next of kin.