Police & Fire

Hackensack Man Arrest for Drug Possession in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, NJ — After spotting the same 2015 Jeep that he had observed acting suspiciously only days earlier in the same location, Fairfield Officer Jeffrey Dean conducted a motor vehicle stop that led to the arrest of Anthony Gorga, 57, of Hackensack.

Further investigation of the vehicle, which was found to be operated by Gorga, led to the discovery of a small quantity of suspected marijuana and a pipe, according to police. Gorga was charged with possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on the afternoon of March 10.

Gorga was subsequently arrested, processed and released on his own recognizance pending court action.

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“BARKtoberfest” Pet Adoption to Return to Turtle Back Zoo

October 19, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Local animal shelters and rescue groups will benefit from the second annual “BARKtoberfest” at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Saturday, where the public is invited to meet adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens while also enjoying a pet costume contest, food trucks and more.

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Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

October 8, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

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Emerge NJ to Host Women of Achievement Annual Fall Gala


October 10, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Emerge NJ is hosting its second Women of Achievement Fall Gala at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, on Oct. 12, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Emerge NJ is honoring Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver, potential next Lieutenant Governor; Tammy Murphy, potential first lady of the state; Marguerite Schaffer, Somerset Democrat Chair; Dr. Khyati Joshi, Co-Chair NJ State South Asian Caucus; and Patricia ...

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My teenage daughter is watching TV, texting, facetiming, instagramming, listening to music, and typing on a laptop all at the same time. 

 

Don’t you have homework to do?  I have to repeat myself a little louder because she is insulated in her electronic cocoon by ear buds.

 

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