Three 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.
The Garden State continues to make strides in getting back to normal more than a week after superstorm Sandy.
On Wednesday afternoon, a strange man allegedly offered a ride to four children on Tappan Road, near the Rockland County border. Fortunately, they did not go with him.
A 12-year-old boy told police a man accosted him and offered him money to get into his pickup truck, authorities said.
Luring attempts have been reported in more than half a dozen towns in Bergen and Passaic counties during the past few weeks, including New Milford, Westwood, Maywood, Oradell, Hackensack, Hawthorne and Fair Lawn.
Officials have released three sketches of alleged suspects in recent weeks and released another on Friday afternoon related to an attempt in New Milford,
Investigators said the man in the sketch, described as a middle-aged white man, approached a 13-year-old girl as she walked to school on Lafayette Avenue alongside Voorhis Park.
A four-year-old Westwood boy is fighting for his life after police said he was found unconscious in a family member’s pool. He is in critical condition in the pediatric intensive care unit at Hackensack University Medical Center.
The family of 13-year-old Muhammed Mushin has sued the Westwood school district, saying their son was bullied because of his Muslim background and the district failed to stop it.
The incident happened around 4 p.m. at a home on the corner of Emerson Road and Palisade Avenue in Westwood as a family gathered for Easter dinner.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got a standing ovation as he announced state approval to reopen Pascack Valley Hospital, but many of the questions were at the town hall meeting were about making the public schools better.
At the end of the day, New Jersey’s health commissioner apparently agreed with the residents of northeastern Bergen County, approving the reopening of Pascack Valley Hospital in Westwood.
A new study of the Woodcliff Lake reservoir found its flood gates are working properly after all.
The reopening of a North Jersey hospital is one step closer to reality. The state health planning board has approved Hackensack University Medical Center’s plan to reopen the old Pascack Valley Hospital as a 128-bed facility.