Kidnapping Charge, Factory Blaze, Theater Closes in Top Teaneck News

A look back at the week's top stories in Teaneck

A Paterson man carjacked his ex-girlfriend Saturday and drove her to a Hackensack mall where he was captured by Teaneck police with the help of an off-duty state trooper, authorities said Monday.

Footprints Lead Teaneck Police to Alleged Burglars

Three burglars were arrested after Teaneck officers followed a trail of footprints from the scene of a break-in to a nearby home where two of the thieves were found, township police said Tuesday.

Three-Alarm Blaze Knocked Down at Old Soap Factory in Teaneck

Scores of firefighters battled a smoky three-alarm blaze at a former Teaneck soap factory sparked as a work crew was inside the complex Monday afternoon, officials said.

Emergency crews were called around 3 p.m. and had the flames under control in about 40 minutes, Teaneck Fire Chief Anthony Verley said at the scene. There were no reports of any injuries.

Doctor Linked to Holy Name Facing Drug Charges

A breast cancer surgeon linked to Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck is facing drug charges following a five-month investigation, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli announced Thursday.

Public Service Electric and Gas funneled incorrect information to Teaneck officials in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and the township should work to expand its own communications for future disasters, town council members and residents said Tuesday.

Teaneck’s Lone Movie Theater Closes

Teaneck’s only movie theater, the Cedar Lane Cinemas, has closed, company representatives confirmed Friday.

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