Merchant Held At Gunpoint, Clementi Family Reaction Top County News This Week
Each week Patch takes a look at some of the top stories around Bergen County
In top news in Bergen County this week:
Three New York men looking to collect on a debt face kidnapping and robbery charges after they held a Teaneck restaurant owner in the store’s basement and demanded money at gunpoint, police said.
As Dharun Ravi submitted himself to authorities to begin serving a 30-day jail sentence for spying on his Rutgers roommate, the roommate's family on Thursday said the sentence "disregarded" the jury verdict and also questioned the sincerity of Ravi's apology.
Port Authority officials are investigating how a Leonia woman ended up injured in an area of the George Washington Bridge off-limits to pedestrians.
Christine McQuaid, 26, was found with her foot stuck in a grate on the bridge’s westbound lower level, said Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman. Officials were called after motorists reported seeing McQuaid waving a piece of clothing to signal for help.
Early morning incident led to charges of resisting arrest, eluding a police officer, driving while intoxicated, speeding and other charges for Franklin Lakes resident; obstruction of justice for Wyckoff 20 year old.
A Westwood father and son, who are still awaiting trial for allegedly running down a jogger in their car, were arrested again Sunday night after they fought police and sent one officer to the hospital, according to Police Chief Frank Regino.
People showed up at the Fort Lee High School library Tuesday thinking they would have a chance to address their concerns to Steven Engravalle, but school board president said interim superintendent had a serious family medical emergency.
The Bergen County Special Services School district could move a program high school students with autism and an adult rehabilitation program to Paramus.
A petition that garnered over 200 signatures in favor of an off-leash dog park in Van Saun Park recently reached Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan's desk and after a recent review of the Park, awaits word if County funding is available.
Westwood Mayor John Birkner said he wants to know what kind of assistance the state will provide for residents whose homes are damaged during renovations to the Woodcliff Lake Reservoir's dam.
A Brooklyn man was in critical condition Monday after he was beaten by a group of men in the parking lot of MetLife Stadium a day earlier, NJ.com reported.
NorthJersey.com reported a Hackensack man, who had stabbed himself repeatedly in front of police officers and then threw his skin and intestines at them, was in critical condition Tuesday.