Palisades Park is home to one of the nation’s largest Korean populations. Inside some stores and restaurants on Broad Street many patrons can’t live without ‘soju’ a distilled liquor, traditionally made from wheat, rice, or barley.
The fire broke out in a two-story building on Bergen Boulevard near 12th Street in Palisades Park around 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Dolores Alliotts, 69, was murdered in April 2010. She was found stabbed to death inside her Palisades Park home that had been set on fire in an attempt to cover up the crime, prosecutors said.
Controversy is delaying the installation of another New Jersey memorial to Asian women forced to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II.
Up to 10,000 people are expected to attend the game, which has been moved to Overpeck Park in Palisades Park.
Crime scene tape is still surrounding the East Rutherford home of 70-year-old Barbara Vernieri. Investigators said the widowed real estate agent was murdered before her home was set on fire.
The stone with a small and modest copper plaque honors 200,000 Korean women who were apparently abducted by occupying Japanese soldiers during World War II and used as sex slaves.
The victim said the man came into her bedroom with a small knife that appeared to be from her kitchen, sexually assaulted her and then fell asleep in her bed, police said.
Of those rounded up in the six-state bust, one is from New York and five are from New Jersey. They’re charged in a scheme to provide illegal South Korean immigrants with legitimate IDs.
Parishioners were outraged when the head of the beloved statue outside the St. Nicholas Church in Palisades Park was knocked off by vandals earlier this month.
“This is very sad indeed,” parishioner Gina Odorisio said. “This is a wonderful symbol for all those who pass by.”
A day after presenting his budget to the legislature in Trenton, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie went north to discuss his plan.
In the end, a 19-year-old didn’t get probation or even community service for punching a fellow student last year in Palisades Park High School cafeteria.
Customers in Fort Lee, Palisades Park, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Tenafly and Leonia are being affected.