Verona, Cedar Grove students receive academic news

Local students received academic accolades.

Arbor Day at St. Philip's

St. Philip Preparatory School celebrated Arbor Day. The Pre-K to third grade students were thrilled to be able to bring home a tree seedling to plant. Pictured with the students are teacher Marlene…

Israel discovers cross-border tunnel from Gaza

The military announced the discovery amid a new escalation in violence with Gaza militants. Earlier Thursday, the military said it launched airstrikes on four Hamas targets in response to mortar rounds fired at Israel. Fighting in recent days is among some of the most serious instances of violence between Gaza and Israel since a 50-day war in the summer of 2014.

Volunteers clean Glen Ridge waterway

Eric Hanan of Glen Ridge holds a rusted piece of metal found along Toney’s Brook on Saturday, April 30.

New superintendent of schools named in Fair Lawn

A new superintendent of schools has been hired by the Fair Lawn Board of Education.

Sept. 11 families seek answers in secret pages

Fifteen years after the attacks that killed her husband, Lorie Van Auken thinks she still hasn’t been told the whole truth about 9/11.

Mom accused of killing her son in NJ in 1991 won't testify

Michelle Lodzinski told a judge on Tuesday she decided not to take the stand after speaking with her lawyer.

Author says he won't attend Bloomfield meeting on his 'racial profiling' report

Seton Hall University Professor Mark Denbeaux, the author of “Racial Profiling Report: Bloomfield Police and Bloomfield Municipal Court,” does not plan to attend Bloomfield’s community meeting on the topic Tuesday.

Killing of 5 Egyptians deepens mystery over Italian's death

It was a brutal killing that became an international incident: An Italian graduate student disappeared from the streets of the Egyptian capital in January, his body discovered days later dumped by a roadside, tortured to death.

Ridgefield Park Board of Education addresses lead concerns at meeting

As more lead and other contaminants are discovered in the drinking water at schools across the state, the Ridgefield Park Board of Education has decided to take precautions to ensure district students are safe.