Runaway Minivan Case Mother Pleads Not Guilty, School Principal Demoted in Top County News
Each week Patch highlights some of the top news from around Bergen County.
In top county news this week:
The Fair Lawn mother who was charged with child endangerment Monday after her unattended minivan carrying her twin infants rolled into parking lot traffic outside of CVS pleaded not guilty Wednesday in municipal court.
Parents filed into the Hasbrouck Heights High School auditorium to fight to keep Principal Lesa Brinker at the helm of Lincoln School and challenged the new position of assistant superintendent slated for Peter O'Hare, principal of Euclid School.
Andrew Gramaglia, a former star athlete at Ridgewood High School and former Ramapo College student, jumped from the George Washington Bridge on May 9, the Port Authority has confirmed.
A Waldwick man arrested for driving while intoxicated in Wyckoff was discovered to have 30 bags of heroin in his pocket, according to police.
Police arrested a 29-year-old who is behind a series of burglaries across northern New Jersey, Paramus Police Chief Christopher Brock said.
Two Washington Township residents recently volunteered their time to pick up garbage along the path between Woodfield Road and Cleveland Avenue.
Federal authorities alleged that Jose Gotay, 74, of New Milford, operated a warehouse in Jersey City that the Genovese Crime Family used to store stolen goods – including wine, televisions and bed sheets.
Tom Locicero resigned from the Paramus Borough Council Tuesday, after the state Department of Community Affairs ruled that his work presents a conflict of interest with his position on the council.
Anne Facendo, principal of Middletown Township Thompson Middle School, was the lone Superintendent candidate to be presented to the Oradell public.
Bird was found in the parking lot of the Holmstead School in Ridgewood on Tuesday afternoon and rescuers believe the bird will live.