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'James Bond Gang' Bust, Proposed Walgreens in Month's Most Read News

A look back the top most clicked stories from February

Residents Question Cedar Lane Walgreens Plan

A proposed Walgreens drugstore on Cedar Lane includes a drive-through window, dozens of parking spaces and would benefit consumers by adding new competition to the area, representatives for the project said at a community meeting.

Some residents and Cedar Lane merchants, however, contend the chain store is entering a market already well-served by two drug stores and would not fit in with other nearby stores.

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.

Three members of a Bergen County burglary ring known as the “James Bond Gang” were arrested after they broke into and ransacked a Sparta residence Wednesday, Township Police Sgt. John-Paul Beebe said. The alleged gang is believed to be responsible for dozens of burglaries of high-end homes in Morris and Somerset counties, as well as other parts of the tri-state area.

Arrested at the scene were 30-year-old Englewood resident Leevan Lawrence, 29-year-old Courry Rice of Hackensack and the alleged leader of the “James Bond Gang” , Beebe said.

Live coverage of the impact from a powerful winter storm that hit Teaneck in early February.

Teaneck Road Supermarket Closes

The Teaneck Kosher Supermarket at Teaneck Road and Forest Avenue has closed, but the owners have launched a new venture in Bergenfield.

'Harlem Shake' Hits Teaneck High School [VIDEO]

The "Harlem Shake," a new online dance craze sweeping across the Internet, has reached the steps of Teaneck High School.

Teaneck Road Popeyes Closed

A Popeyes fast food chicken restaurant on Teaneck Road was one of five New York City-area locations to shut down, a company spokeswoman confirmed to Patch.

Cedar Lane Walgreens Developer Seeks Public Input

The developer seeking to build a Walgreens on Cedar Lane will hold a public meeting Thursday night to share details of the project and gather community input, a representative said today.

Ludewig's in Teaneck to Close

 Ludewig's Hardware is set to close after more than 100 years in Teaneck, the shop's owner confirmed Tuesday. 

Merrick Fradkin, the owner, said the difficult decision was prompted by a shrinking customer base and rising costs.

Teaneck Police Probe Elementary School Threat

Teaneck police are investigating a bomb threat that prompted an evacuation at Hawthorne Elementary School Thursday morning, officials said. 

The threat was received via e-mail at around 9:50 a.m., according to Principal Deirdre Spollen-LaRaia. Township police deemed the school safe and students were allowed back in less than two hours later.

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