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Have You Voted? Where Is The Best Ice Cream In North Jersey? Have You Voted? Where Is The Best Ice Cream In North Jersey?
Have You Voted? Where Is The Best Ice Cream In North Jersey? It'll melt fast, but it sure is good. We asked Daily Voice Instagram followers their favorite ice cream spots in North Jersey. The most popular suggestions are listed in the poll above. Vote on your favorite now! Honorable mentions include Cranberry Junction in Hackensack, Gelotti in Paterson, Conrad's in Westwood, and Ice Cream on Grand in Englewood, which were also mentioned by our Instagram followers several times. Voting ends July 15 at 8 p.m. Winner gets bragging rights.
Gregg Berhalter, NJ Native, Fired As Head Coach Of US Men's Soccer Team Gregg Berhalter, NJ Native, Fired As Head Coach Of US Men's Soccer Team
Gregg Berhalter, NJ Native, Fired As Head Coach Of US Men's Soccer Team The search is on for a new head coach of the US Men's National Team. The team flamed out in front of hometown fans and were bounced from the 2024 Copa America in the group stage after losing to Urugay and Panama.  It was the first time the US failed to advance out of the group stage. On Wednesday, July 10, the US Soccer Federation made an unsurprising announcement: The team's head coach, Englewood native Gregg Berhalter, 50, had been "relieved of his duties, effective immediately." The search for a new #USMNT head coach has begun. pic.twitter.com/BFVedpnyfo — U.S. Soccer …
18-year-Old Woman Killed In Bergen County Motorcycle Crash With Jeep, Police Say 18-year-Old Woman Killed In Bergen County Motorcycle Crash With Jeep, Police Say
18-year-Old Woman Killed In Bergen County Motorcycle Crash With Jeep, Police Say An 18-year-old woman died and an 18-year-old man was hospitalized after the motorcycle they'd been riding on collided with a Jeep in Bergen County on Tuesday evening, July 9, authorities said. The 2019 Yamaha motorcycle, operated by the 18-year-old Haverstrawn, NY man, was heading east on E. Palisade Avenue in Englewood when it was struck by a Jeep Cherokee in the westbound lanes, that had been turning left onto Dana Place, Englewood Police Detective Lt. Fred Pulice said. The front driver's side of the Jeep collided with the Yamaha at the intersection, ejecting the Stony Point, NY woman and…
Modern Greek Restaurant Brings Nightclub, Belly Dancers To Bergen County Modern Greek Restaurant Brings Nightclub, Belly Dancers To Bergen County
Modern Greek Restaurant Brings Nightclub, Belly Dancers To Bergen County Get ready to say Opa! to a new restaurant in Englewood. Caldera at Vida is opening in Englewood at 16 Armory St., specializing in modern Greek cuisine.  The establishment has been newly remodeled and promises live entertainment with "two floors of fun," including a nightclub open Friday and Saturday nights. Live belly dancers will be on Saturdays for Marrackech Nights. The menu boasts an array of specialty cocktails for $16 and $17, as well as modern twists on Greek favorites including lavraki (bronzino), a chicken tzatziki bowl, shrimp pasta, and more. The kitchen is run by Chef Car…
Fallen Tree Sparks Massive House Fire In Tenafly, Responders Say (PHOTOS) Fallen Tree Sparks Massive House Fire In Tenafly, Responders Say (PHOTOS)
Fallen Tree Sparks Massive House Fire In Tenafly, Responders Say (Photos) A Tenafly home erupted in flames after a tree came crashing through the roof early Saturday, July 6, Englewood firefighters said. Firefighters from multiple towns were called to the Jefferson Avenue home around 9 a.m. just after a tree fell into a bedroom while the family was home, according to abc7. Rescue 3, along with Chief 210 and Deputy 1, responded into Tenafly this morning for a working fire in a private home.... Posted by Dumont Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, July 6, 2024 Rescue 3, along with Chief 210 and Deputy 1, responded into Tenafly this morning for a work…
NJ School Principal, Son Killed In Head-On Crash During Trip To South Africa NJ School Principal, Son Killed In Head-On Crash During Trip To South Africa
NJ School Principal, Son Killed In Head-On Crash During Trip To South Africa The halls of Dr. John Grieco Elementary School in Englewood will be far less bright come the 2024-25 school year. The school's principal, Dr. Daniela Small-Bailey, was killed in a crash in South Africa on July Fourth, her district announced. Small-Bailey died alongside her son, Sidanii Bell, and were among four people killed in the head-on crash involving a police car near Dullstroom at approximately 4:20 p.m., South African Police Service Acting Provincial Commissioner Major General Zeph Mkhwanazi said. 2 Corinthians 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Chri…
Bicyclist, 47, Dies After Being Struck On Route 9W Bicyclist, 47, Dies After Being Struck On Route 9W
Bicyclist, 47, Dies After Being Struck On Route 9W Jake Kim, a 47-year-old Englewood resident was killed after his bicycle was truck by a vehicle on Wednesday morning, June 19, according to a fundraiser created to assist his family. As of Thursday, June 27, more than $12,000 has been raised.  "The famous 9W leaving from Fort Lee, will no longer feel the same without him," Jang won Woo, who organized the fundraiser said." Kim was struck by a Mercedes Sprinter Van at 9:50 a.m. at the intersection of Palisade Avenue and Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs police said.  Kim was transported to Englewood Hospital and Medical Cen…
UPDATE: Fierce Fire Ravages $3M Tenafly Home UPDATE: Fierce Fire Ravages $3M Tenafly Home
Update: Fierce Fire Ravages $3M Tenafly Home 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A fierce fire blew through a $3 million Tenafly home Friday night. Everyone got out OK and no injuries were reported after the fire ignited on the first floor near the back of the Hudson Avenue home off County Road shortly before 8:30 p.m. June 14. It quickly went to three alarms and then, later, a fourth for coverage. Firefighters had the bulk of the blaze knocked down within a half hour, then remained until 11 p.m. or so dousing hot spots. Although responders at the scene said an unattended candle appeared responsible, fire officials haven't yet posited a definitive cause. Mutu…
Fire Ravages Englewood Home Fire Ravages Englewood Home
Fire Ravages Englewood Home Flames blew through the roof of an Englewood home ravaged by a ferocious fire. The blaze apparently ignited on the second floor of the 2½-story, $1 million wood-frame home on Walton Street just off Jones Road shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13. It was well-involved when firefighters arrived, requiring a defensive operation. A huge column of smoke could be seen from nearby Route 4. No injuries were reported. Firefighters faced water pressure issues as they continued to battle the blaze at noontime. Mutual aid at the scene and in coverage included firefighters from Bergenfield, Bo…
GOTCHA! Ex-Con In Englewood Stabbing Nabbed, Handgun Recovered By Teaneck Police GOTCHA! Ex-Con In Englewood Stabbing Nabbed, Handgun Recovered By Teaneck Police
Gotcha! Ex-Con In Englewood Stabbing Nabbed, Handgun Recovered By Teaneck Police An uncooperative stabbing victim couldn't keep Englewood police from identifying his assailant -- an ex-con who authorities said was carrying a gun when he was captured by their Teaneck colleagues. Tahref L. Folkes, 33, tried to duck them but was chased down shortly before noon Wednesday, police said. They also recovered a handgun that they said he stashed in a local store during the foot pursuit. Folkes, who has a lengthy rap sheet dating back to 2009, was released from state prison last July after serving 5½ years on a second career gun conviction, records show. A third would put him aw…
UPDATE: Accused Public Masturbator From Englewood Jailed Again For Two Other Incidents UPDATE: Accused Public Masturbator From Englewood Jailed Again For Two Other Incidents
Update: Accused Public Masturbator From Englewood Jailed Again For Two Other Incidents A 34-year-old Englewood man who'd been arrested and released on charges of masturbating in front of a pre-teen was jailed again after authorities said they discovered at least two other alleged incidents. Dawid S. Iwaszek originally was arrested on May 25 for exposing himself and masturbating in front of a pre-teen in Englewood, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The prosecutor said at the time that detectives from his Special Victims Unit were continuing to investigate at least two previous incidents involving children in Englewood and Teaneck. They charg…
RECOGNIZE HIM? Authorities Believe Accused Public Masturbator From Englewood Struck Elsewhere RECOGNIZE HIM? Authorities Believe Accused Public Masturbator From Englewood Struck Elsewhere
Recognize HIM? Authorities Believe Accused Public Masturbator From Englewood Struck Elsewhere A 34-year-old Englewood man charged with masturbating in front of a pre-teen may have also done it elsewhere, authorities said following his arrest. Dawid S. Iwaszek “exposed himself and masturbated in public while in the presence of a juvenile under the age of 13” on Thursday, May 23, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The Polish-born Iwaszek was arrested on Saturday, charged with criminal sexual assault, child endangerment and lewdness and sent to the Bergen County Jail. A judge released him the next day pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensa…
SEE ANYTHING? Englewood Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Outside Hospital, Witnesses Sought SEE ANYTHING? Englewood Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Outside Hospital, Witnesses Sought
SEE Anything? Englewood Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Outside Hospital, Witnesses Sought A 26-year-old motorcyclist died in a spill outside Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, said authorities who are seeking witnesses. City resident Yeison Velasquez apparently lost control of the cycle and went down on North Dean Street at 7:45 p.m. Friday, May 24, police said. He died a short time later at the hospital, they said. NOTE: Englewood Police Chiet Thomas Greeley asked that anyone who might have witnessed the crash -- or has any other information that could help investigators -- contact his Traffic Bureau at (201) 568-2863 or tb@englewoodpd.org.
$14M Mansion With Vertical Garden Reinvigorates Bergen County Market (PHOTOS) $14M Mansion With Vertical Garden Reinvigorates Bergen County Market (PHOTOS)
$14M Mansion With Vertical Garden Reinvigorates Bergen County Market (Photos) They call her "Casa Verde." That's the brand-new 16,000-square-foot smart house on Morrow Road in Englewood that hit the market at just under $14 million on Tuesday, May 21. Why "Casa Verde?" The living, green wall, or vertical garden, explains listing agent Taylor Lucyk. "No one's ever done it here," said Lucyk, of Christie's International Real Estate Group-Paramus, who's partnering with Richard Orlando and Jason Pierce of Sotheby's International Realty.  Courtesy of Taylor Lucyk "It's a little bit of a different aesthetic with a lot of cool features like a zen gard…
SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE: Worker Plunges 30 Feet, Co-Worker Jumps Into Window At Teaneck Building Site SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE: Worker Plunges 30 Feet, Co-Worker Jumps Into Window At Teaneck Building Site
Scaffold Collapse: Worker Plunges 30 Feet, Co-Worker Jumps Into Window At Teaneck Building Site A construction worker survived a 30-foot fall and a co-worker jumped into an open window when scaffolding collapsed Monday at the site of a massive apartment project in Teaneck, authorities said. The 23-year-old Perth Amboy resident fell three stories when the hanging rig gave way at the Alfred Avenue site shortly before noon April 29, Teaneck Deputy Police Chief Seth Kriegel said. He was responsive and alert when officers arrived, the deputy chief said. A second worker on the scaffolding escaped injury by jumping off the scaffolding and into an open window in the seven-story, 256-unit dev…
Undocumented Englewood Resident Becomes Second Charged With Child Sex Assault This Week Undocumented Englewood Resident Becomes Second Charged With Child Sex Assault This Week
Undocumented Englewood Resident Becomes Second Charged With Child Sex Assault This Week Federal immigration agents seized a 49-year-old Mexican national who local authorities said sexually assaulted a pre-teen in Englewood. Abel Garcia Landeros became the second undocumented immigrant living in the city who was charged with a child sex crime this week. SEE: Guatemalan National Held By Feds Charged With Raping Pre-Teen In Englewood Landeros was charged with sexual assault and child endangerment by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella’s Special Victims Unit after city police arrested him in Englewood. He'd just been booked into the Bergen County Jail on Thursday, April 25 whe…
Guatemalan National Held By Feds Charged With Raping Pre-Teen In Englewood Guatemalan National Held By Feds Charged With Raping Pre-Teen In Englewood
Guatemalan National Held By Feds Charged With Raping Pre-Teen In Englewood A 21-year-old Guatemalan national seized by federal authorities has been charged with raping a pre-teen in Englewood last summer. Melvin Zacarias-Esquivel, who's been living in an apartment over a Colombian restaurant on West Palisade Avenue, remained in federal custody at the Elizabeth detention center on Friday, April 26, records show. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said Friday that members of his Special Victims Unit charged Melvin Zacarias-Esquivel with aggravated sexual assault and child endangerment for forcibly having intercourse with the victim. They then served him with a c…
Threatening Bathroom Graffiti Temporarily Closes Private Englewood School (UPDATE) Threatening Bathroom Graffiti Temporarily Closes Private Englewood School (UPDATE)
Threatening Bathroom Graffiti Temporarily Closes Private Englewood School (Update) 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Police were reviewing security video to determine who's responsible for a threat specifically mentioning Blacks and Hispanics that was found scrawled on a bathroom wall at Dwight-Englewood School. The K-12 school was closed on Wednesday, April 24, following the discovery earlier in the week of a message that investigators said threatens to "get even." The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office was alerted and police in Englewood are working the case, assisted by the county sheriff's forensics team, which collected evidence. "There's concern right now considering what just recently trans…
Officer Justified Shooting Knife-Wielding Englewood Man During Struggle Officer Justified Shooting Knife-Wielding Englewood Man During Struggle
Officer Justified Shooting Knife-Wielding Englewood Man During Struggle UPDATE: An Englewood police officer was justified in shooting a man who'd just stabbed three people, a grand jury ruled on Monday, April 22, following a state-required review. Chilling bodycam videos clearly show Englewood Police Officer Luana Sharpe and other officers were struggling over a knife with 22-year-old city resident Bernard Placide when she shot him on Labor Day 2022. A grand jury review was nonetheless required under New Jersey law because Placide died during an encounter with law enforcement. Evidence was collected by investigators with the state Office of Public Integrity an…
SEEN HER? Concerns Grow Following Unconfirmed Call That Missing Englewood Woman Was Dead SEEN HER? Concerns Grow Following Unconfirmed Call That Missing Englewood Woman Was Dead
Seen HER? Concerns Grow Following Unconfirmed Call That Missing Englewood Woman Was Dead 𝗠𝗜𝗦𝗦𝗜𝗡𝗚: A caller's claim that a missing single mom had died hasn't been confirmed, said authorities in Englewood who've stepped up their search for her. Concerns initially were raised when Cynthia Anderson, 33, who'd recently been homeless, stopped communicating with friends, police said. They became extremely worried when none of them could find her, Lt. Fred Pulice said. "No one's been in touch with her for a while," the lieutenant said on Wednesday, April 17, nine days after Anderson was last heard from. "There's genuine concern." One of the friends got a call from a masked number tha…
Young Teen Sexually Assaulted In New Milford By Elderly Man, Middle-Aged Companion:  Prosecutor Young Teen Sexually Assaulted In New Milford By Elderly Man, Middle-Aged Companion:  Prosecutor
Child Sex Pedo Pedophile Predator New Milford Englewood An underage teen was sexually assaulted in New Milford by two men – one of them 67, the other 59 -- said authorities who reported finding one of them with a date rape drug. The older man, Eliezer Kopelowitz of Englewood, and Wayne Bambling of River Edge, were both arrested in New Milford late last week, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Monday, April 8. Kopelowitz was charged with second-degree sexual assault of the child, who the prosecutor said was between 13 and 17. He was also charged with child endangerment, criminal sexual contact and possession of both GHB and drug parap…
HEROES: Englewood's Bravest Free Passenger From Overturned SUV, Police Say Driver Ran Light HEROES: Englewood's Bravest Free Passenger From Overturned SUV, Police Say Driver Ran Light
Heroes: Englewood's Bravest Free Passenger From Overturned SUV, Police Say Driver Ran Light Englewood firefighters freed a passenger in an SUV that got knocked onto its side after the driver ran a red light with her 5-year-old son in the back seat, authorities said. The 29-year-old Kia driver from Georgia was headed east on Van Nostrand Avenue crossing Grand Avenue when a Lexus SUV that had exited off northbound Route 4 rammed her vehicle around 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 7, Police Lt. Fred Pulice said. Firefighters extricated a 48-year-old female passenger from Philadelphia, responders said. "Members used the Holmatro hydraulic rescue tools to remove the roof of the SUV while othe…
'Modern Day Marvel:' Look Inside Nearly $7M Bergen County Mansion 'Modern Day Marvel:' Look Inside Nearly $7M Bergen County Mansion
'Modern Day Marvel:' Look Inside Nearly $7M Bergen County Mansion They call her the "Modern Day Marvel." The 14,000-square-foot Englewood mansion has hit the market at just under $7 million, listing agent Tony Nabhan of Keller Williams City Views Realty writes on the listing. The 420 Booth Ave. home is located in the East Hill section of the city and sits on a flat 1.54 acres. It was listed Friday, April 5. "This meticulously curated residence, crafted with sophisticated, clean lines provides an inviting atmosphere that effortlessly combines comfort and exquisite design, creating a remarkable retreat," the listing reads.  "Every detail exudes …
Englewood Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Underage Teen Englewood Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Underage Teen
Englewood Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Underage Teen An underage teenager was sexually abused by a 24-year-old Englewood man multiple times over the past year, city police charged. Jowel G. Pinnock remained held in the Bergen County Jail on Tuesday, April 2, following his arrest the day before, records show. Pinnock had been "engaging in inappropriate sexual contact with a nonconsenting [teenage] female," Englewood Detective Lt. Fred Pulice said. "The acts occurred over the past year, beginning when the victim was 16 years of age," the lieutenant said. Pinnock is charged with three counts of aggravated sexual contact and one of child e…
GHOULISH: Englewood Pair Caught Burglarizing Bogota Home Where Military Vet, 74, Died In Fire GHOULISH: Englewood Pair Caught Burglarizing Bogota Home Where Military Vet, 74, Died In Fire
Ghoulish: Englewood Pair Caught Burglarizing Bogota Home Where Military Vet, 74, Died In Fire A rookie policeman and a veteran sergeant nabbed two Englewood men moments after they burglarized a home where a 74-year-old military veteran was killed in a fire four months ago, authorities said. Officer Anthony Montano and Sgt. Thomas Riedel were on patrol around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, when they saw a 2008 Jeep Commander back out of the driveway of the River Road home where Gerald Gaimo died in an intense pre-dawn house fire last November, Lt. Geoffrey Cole said. The home had been boarded up following the fire, he noted.The Jeep driver suddenly turned the wrong way down a one-wa…
Bergen Ex-Con Busted With Pistol Two Days After Prison Release Bergen Ex-Con Busted With Pistol Two Days After Prison Release
Bergen Ex-Con Busted With Pistol Two Days After Prison Release A Garfield ex-con was caught with a gun during a Little Ferry police stop just two days after he was released from prison, authorities said. Nazir R. Halloway, 26, spent a mandatory one year behind bars coincidentally after pleading guilty last year to unlawful possession of a handgun, records show. He was paroled on Monday, March 18, according to the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Little Ferry Lt. John Andronaco was on patrol when he spotted a 2020 Acura ILX with darkly-tinted windows in the parking lot of the Stagecoach Motel just off westbound Route 46 shortly after midnight Wedn…
CLOSE CALL: Stolen Car Rams Englewood Police Cruiser CLOSE CALL: Stolen Car Rams Englewood Police Cruiser
Close CALL: Stolen Car Rams Englewood Police Cruiser An Englewood officer escaped serious injury when a police cruiser was rammed by a driver in a stolen car, authorities said. Several occupants were in the 2019 Honda Pilot when a license plate reader flagged the vehicle – which had been reported stolen out of Elizabeth earlier that day -- shortly after 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, Deputy Police Chief Matthew de la Rosa said. Officers tried to stop the SUV on South Dean Street, but it sped off, the deputy chief said. The pursuit headed south on Broad Avenue, where the Pilot slammed into a cruiser, sending it spinning out, he said. The po…
Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Beloved Teacher From Dumont Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Beloved Teacher From Dumont
Bergenfield Widower, 94, Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Beloved Teacher From Dumont UPDATE: A 94-year-old widower from Bergenfield was charged with the hit-and-run death of a teacher from Dumont, authorities confirmed on Friday. Ernest F. Hofmann was driving a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup that struck Elizabeth Feliciano-Rosa, 54, as she crossed Madison Avenue at Washington Avenue at 5:19 p.m. Thursday, March 14, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. The victim was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Hofmann kept going, the prosecutor said. CPR was being conducted on the 44-year-old victim after she was struck at Washington &a…
Compassionate, Committed, Adored: Englewood Teacher From Dumont ID'd As Fatal Hit-Run Victim Compassionate, Committed, Adored: Englewood Teacher From Dumont ID'd As Fatal Hit-Run Victim
Compassionate, Committed, Adored: Englewood Teacher From Dumont ID'd As Fatal Hit-Run Victim 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A shocked silence that gripped a downtown intersection was pierced by the anguished scream of a woman whose mother -- a popular school teacher in Englewood -- had just been struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver less than a mile from her Dumont home. A lifeless Elizabeth Rosa lay off the corner of Washington and West Madison avenues as the driver who hit her stopped and got out, according to a witness. He just as quickly got back into the red pickup truck and sped off, the witness said. ****** 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A 94-year-old widower from Bergenfield was charged with the hit-and-run …
UPDATE: Teaneck Woman Remains Hospitalized After Husband’s Suicide Fire Kills 2nd Victim UPDATE: Teaneck Woman Remains Hospitalized After Husband’s Suicide Fire Kills 2nd Victim
Update: Teaneck Woman Remains Hospitalized After Husband’s Suicide Fire Kills 2nd Victim FOR THE RECORD: A Teaneck woman remained hospitalized weeks after her husband ignited a gasoline-fueled fire that killed himself and another woman in their basement apartment. Ranjodh Singh IV, 35, “purposely set fire to himself in the basement apartment” shortly after midnight Feb. 19, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said last week. “As a result, the fire spread rapidly through the basement and trapped the other two occupants of the apartment,” Musella said. He used an accelerant, the prosecutor said, which responders said was gasoline. Singh died before dawn. Single mom Manjin…
North Jersey Daycare Damaged By Flooding Sees Community Support North Jersey Daycare Damaged By Flooding Sees Community Support
North Jersey Daycare Damaged By Flooding Sees Community Support A New Jersey daycare that has always been there for people in need now needs help of its own. Last week, the Westside Infant Daycare in Englewood at 192 West Demarest Ave. suffered severe damage in flood.  The flood destroyed cribs, toys, books and furniture and the daycare remains closed. A fundraiser has been set up to support the daycare. As of Friday, March 8, more than $2,000 has been raised. Vivi Nguyen, who organized the fundraiser, is a former graduate of the Westside Infant Daycare and Teen Parent Program and said she benefitted from the childcare and counseling they provided…