3 charged with kidnapping Lyndhurst man: police


On Sunday, Nov. 8, at approximately 5:40 p.m., the Lyndhurst Police Department received information from the Wayne Police Department about a possible abduction and assault that may have occurred earlier in the day at a residence in Lyndhurst. At approximately… Continue Reading

Music to stop bullying by

Photo courtesy Gerard Fabiano
Taking a stand against bullying, from l., are Gerard Fabiano, vollleyball player/
honor roll student Michael Feneque, wrestler/WBHS member/honor roll student
Justin Ungab and Adam Ezegelia

BELLEVILLE –  Last year, Belleville High School seniors composed poems on the theme of anti-bullying and one student urged business teacher Gerard Fabiano, also the school’s antibullying coordinator, to draft his own creation. “It came out more like a rap,” Fabiano recalled. So the student suggested that Fabiano put some… Continue Reading

2 cops found guilty of misconduct

BLOOMFIELD –  Following a five-week jury trial in Superior Court, Newark, two Bloomfield police officers were convicted Thursday of official misconduct and related charges in connection with a 2012 motor vehicle stop on the Garden State Parkway. Authorities cited evidence from a dashcam video in one of the cops’ patrol cars… Continue Reading

Thoughts & Views: ‘They called it Passchendaele’


As Veterans Day was nearing, we were feeding our obsession with World War I by re-reading some history of that horrific conflict. Yes, all war is horrific, but the sheer futility of much of the Western Front combat, the staggering number of casualties, the monumental stupidity of certain commanders make the… Continue Reading

KPD: Not-so-routine traffic stop

Sometimes, the enforcement of basic traffic laws can lead to discovery of a more serious crime. Such was the case on Friday, Oct. 30, when Officers Daniel Esteves and Dominic Dominguez, on patrol at 4:30 p.m., witnessed a 2008 Chrysler minivan fail to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk on Kearny… Continue Reading

Mazzolla’s sudden death stuns entire NA sports community

Photo by Jim Hague
Nick Mazzolla, shown here in a picture
taken with the Queen of Peace
boys’ and girls’ track team last spring,
died last week of an apparent heart
attack. He was 60.

The news filtered throughout North Arlington last Wednesday morning and suddenly cast a dark pall on the entire community. Nick Mazzolla, a part of the fabric of all North Arlington sports, a former great basketball player who went on to coach thousands of kids over the last 40 years, suffered an apparent heart… Continue Reading

Earn transferable credits from BCC in January

Students from four-year colleges who are coming home for winter break have an opportunity to earn transferable credits from Bergen Community College in just 13 days this January. Classes offered include general education staples such as English Composition I and General Psychology, ideal for transfer to other institutions. Registration for the winter and spring slates of… Continue Reading