Boyfriend Pleads Not Guilty in Double Murder Tops Teaneck News

A back look at the week's top Teaneck stories

The Teaneck man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death and smothering her 5-year-old daughter after the child witnessed her mother's murder pleaded not guilty at a packed state Superior Court hearing in Hackensack Thursday. 

Michael C. Brady said nothing during a first appearance on charges he killed 40-year-old Tam Marie “Tammy” Pitts-Gaddy and her daughter, Natasia, early Monday in Englewood.

Murder Victim Was 'Gifted' Guide to FDU Students

Rosaria Andraka had a knack for guiding students during what could be an overwhelming time for them—starting college in an honors program.

The honors program coordinator for Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham gave advice, explained scheduling and helped coordinate educational opportunities outside the classroom, such as having students participate in conferences and visit Washington, associate campus provost Brian Mauro said Wednesday.

TVAC Member Named Finalist for Intel Science Award

Eighteen-year-old Jennifer Chan, a Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps member, has beennamed a finalist in the Intel Science Talent Search for her study of a breast cancer drug, northjersey.com reported. 

Chan, a Bergen County Academies senior from Upper Saddle River, was one of 40 finalists selected from more than 1,700 applications. 

Holy Name Medical Center Partnership Approved by Feds

A plan for Holy Name Medical Center, which was approved by federal officials this month, is expected to eliminate redundancies and cut costs for care, according to a report on NJ.com.

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