Top 10 Most Read Teaneck Stories of 2012
Hackensack River rescue, closure of landmark diner and charges in Teaneck slaying among the most clicked stories of 2012.
About a hundred Teaneck residents have claimed fraudulent charges on their credit cards since Wednesday, leading township police to urge residents to officially report the alleged activity.
A jealous husband was behind the killing of a Teaneck man who was found shot to death last year in his charred Elm Avenue home, authorities charged Friday.
Sui Kam “Tony” Tung, 49, faces first-degree murder, first-degree felony murder and aggravated arson charges in the March 2011 death of Robert Cantor, according to a statement released Friday night by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.
A sixth-grade teacher at Yeshivat Noam inParamus was in custody Thursday after FBI agents found hundreds of videos and images depicting child pornography on his home computer, according to authorities and court documents.
Based on a tip, agents Monday went to the Manhattan apartment of 26-year-old Evan Zauder and found the explicit images, according to federal authorities. Agents discovered graphic videos on Zauder's bedroom computer showing young boys engaged in sex acts, a federal complaint said.
Teaneck’s only movie theater, the Cedar Lane Cinemas, has closed, company representatives confirmed Friday.
Louie's Charcoal Pit in Teaneck, a diner that served customers on Cedar Lane for decades, closed “indefinitely” Sunday night.
A 72-year-old Teaneck man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly pulled a gun on a neighbor for farting outside his apartment, police said.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints broke ground Saturday on an enviromentally friendly state of the art meetinghouse inEnglewood, planned to serve members of the Mormon faith from across Bergen County.
The 15,270-square-foot facility is expected to open in early 2014, according to a church news release. Plans call for it to include a chapel, 16 classrooms and offices, along with a gymnasium and underground parking spaces. The new meetinghouse, the release said, will also become Englewood's first building to carry LEED certification, which recognizes the structure's "green" construction.
A 63-year-old Teaneck woman was the victim of a fatal two-vehicle crash on the Garden State Parkway Sunday and two drivers have been charged in her death, state police said.
A major drug store chain could open at the recently closed Louie’s Charcoal Pit on Cedar Lane and two other adjoining properties, according to town officials.
Councilman Yitz Stern told Patch an unnamed pharmacy chain had filed an application with the town’s zoning board to build a store at the Louie’s site, an adjacent storefront and the nextdoor gas station at Cedar Lane and Elm Avenue.
A zoning board hearing on the matter would likely not be scheduled until March or February, Stern said.
A carwash employee and an unidentified man pulled a woman from her sinking car after the vehicle plunged into the Hackensack River at a carwash Sunday afternoon, according to witnesses and authorities at the scene.
The woman apparently hit the wrong pedal as she drove out of the wash drive-thru, sending the vehicle into the river and narrowly missing a parked car around 3:30 p.m., authorities and witnesses said.
Employee John Goez, a Teaneck resident, and another man at Spotless Auto Laundries, near the East Anderson Street bridge, immediately jumped into the river and brought the woman to safety as water flooded the sinking car, said Willie Goez, John’s brother and the carwash manager.