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Tenafly, NJ

NJ Stars Shine At 'Garden Of Time' Themed Met Gala 2024 NJ Stars Shine At 'Garden Of Time' Themed Met Gala 2024
NJ Stars Shine At 'Garden Of Time' Themed Met Gala 2024 New Jersey was well-represented at the Met Gala 2024. The theme of the event held Monday, May 6 was "The Garden of Time." Cardi B, 31, who built a massive mansion in Tenafly, topped off her custom-made feathered black gown with a tall, black turban. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cardi B (@iamcardib) "Glee star Lea Michele, a 37-year-old Tenafly native, showed off her baby bump in a baby blue, Rodarte gown ordained with tulle and a cross-body, floral strap. View this post on Instagram …
Best Public High Schools In Bergen County Revealed In New Rankings Best Public High Schools In Bergen County Revealed In New Rankings
Best Public High Schools In Bergen County Revealed In New Rankings Bergen County is rife with top-rated schools. US News & World Report released its list of best high schools in the nation this week — and many of them are in Bergen County. ALSO SEE: Best High Schools: New Jersey Well-Represented In New National Rankings The rankings were determined by performance on state-required tests, graduation, and how well they prepare students for college. Bergen County Academies in Hackensack came in at No. 62 nationally and No. 4 in all of New Jersey. According to US News & World Report, here are the top-rated schools in the county: No. 15: Pasca…
Tenafly 'RHONJ' Star's Stepson Arrested In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Thanks To Her Social Media Post Tenafly 'RHONJ' Star's Stepson Arrested In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Thanks To Her Social Media Post
Tenafly 'Rhonj' Star's Stepson Arrested In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Thanks To Her Social Media Post The stepson of former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Sigalit "Siggy" Flicker has been arrested and charged for his involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the FBI said. To help nab Tyler Campanella, the FBI reviewed videos and images on social media — including one shared by Flicker, which shows him at the Capitol.  "I love patriots so much," Flicker wrote. "Stay safe Tyler. We love you. #StopTheSteal." Flicker later deleted the post, the FBI said. Witnesses also confirmed Campanella, who faces five misdemeanor charges, was at the Capitol wearing a blue Trump 2020 hat.…
Tenafly Bank Personnel, Police Aren't Fooled By ID Thief: Authorities Tenafly Bank Personnel, Police Aren't Fooled By ID Thief: Authorities
Tenafly Bank Personnel, Police Aren't Fooled By ID Thief: Authorities A 60-year-old Bronx man who tried to pull a fast one at a Tenafly bank pretended to be someone else when police caught up to him, authorities said. Andre Evans went to one bank and tried depositing $3,800 that wasn't his into an account, then went to another branch and tried to withdraw it using a New Jersey driver's license that also didn't belong to him, Tenafly Police Capt. Michael deMoncada said. Employees refused to process the withdrawal, then called police when Evans left, the captain said. Officers found him a short distance away, deMoncada said. Even gave them the identification …
Teaneck Teen Swipes Gun At Tenafly House Party: Police Teaneck Teen Swipes Gun At Tenafly House Party: Police
Teaneck Teen Swipes Gun At Tenafly House Party: Police An 18-year-old Teaneck resident attending a small gathering in Tenafly stole a handgun from the home, authorities said. Tenafly police arrested Byron Jones on Wednesday, March 28, and charged him with taking the gun on Feb. 3, Capt. Michael deMoncada said. "The victim in that case realized that a personally owned firearm was missing after a family member hosted a small gathering at the home," deMoncada said. Detectives conducted a thorough investigation leading to Jones's arrest on charges of theft and illegal possession of a handgun, the captain said. He remained held Thursday in the Ber…
Pro-Palestinian Stranger Who Tore Down Israeli Flag, Taunted Store Employees Found: Tenafly PD Pro-Palestinian Stranger Who Tore Down Israeli Flag, Taunted Store Employees Found: Tenafly PD
Pro-Palestinian Stranger Who Tore Down Israeli Flag, Taunted Store Employees Found: Tenafly PD Tenafly police arrested a woman who they said ripped an Israeli flag down from the awning of a downtown store and harassed employees last month with “pro-Palestinian taunts and antagonizing hand gestures.” Denisa Gjana, 31, of Lodi was identified after investigators interviewed witnesses and reviewed area surveillance video following the Dec. 5, 2023 incident on West Railroad Avenue, Capt. Michael deMoncada said. Gjana ripped down the flag, threw it into a trash can down the street, then returned to the business and berated the employees, the captain said. Then she drove away. This we…
Spike Strips Stop Teen Car Thieves In NJ During Palisades Parkway Pursuit From Rockland Spike Strips Stop Teen Car Thieves In NJ During Palisades Parkway Pursuit From Rockland
Spike Strips Stop Teen Car Thieves In NJ During Palisades Parkway Pursuit From Rockland Spike strips deployed by Palisades Interstate Parkway Police stopped three teenage thieves as they sped south into New Jersey on Tuesday in a Jeep stolen out of Rockland County, authorities said. The New York City trio had swiped a 2018 Jeep Renegade from Clarkstown after the owner left it running with the keys in it shortly after 7:30 a.m. Jan. 9, PIP Police Lt. Raymond Walter said. New York State Police troopers who joined Clarkstown police in pursuing the trio radioed ahead to their parkway police colleagues before terminating the pursuit near the state line, the lieutenant said. Pickin…
Christine Grogan, Wyckoff Resident, Dies After Three-Year ALS Battle Christine Grogan, Wyckoff Resident, Dies After Three-Year ALS Battle
Christine Grogan, Wyckoff Resident, Dies After Three-Year ALS Battle Christine Grogan, a 60-year-old Wyckoff resident, died on Sunday, Dec. 31, three years after being diagnosed with ALS. A special education teacher, Grogan worked as director of the Epic School in Paramus and for the Learners' Compass in Tenafly, according to her obituary. Grogan was devoted to helping people diagnosed with autism. Grogan was married to Christopher Grogan, a Glen Ridge police officer. The Glen Ridge Police Benevolent Association has established a fundraiser to assist with funeral costs. As of Friday, Jan. 5, more than $10,000 has been raised. On Sunday, December 31, 202…
Englewood Vegan Kosher 'Kind Of Chinese' Eatery Spotlighted On New Show Englewood Vegan Kosher 'Kind Of Chinese' Eatery Spotlighted On New Show
Englewood Vegan Kosher 'Kind Of Chinese' Eatery Spotlighted On New Show An acclaimed Bergen County restaurant known for its new take on old favorites is being spotlighted on a new show. Fat Choy, a kosher vegan, also "kind of Chinese" restaurant at 52 E Palisade Ave. in Englewood is profiled on "Schmoozing and Cruising," streaming on ChaiFlicks, which celebrates the best in kosher cuisine.  The episode, hosted by CW Silverburg, premiered on Thursday, Dec. 14. ChaiFlicks describes itself as the leading streaming service for Jewish storytelling. Fat Choy was recently named one of the best restaurants in America by the New York Times. Pet…
PIP FATAL: SUV Crash On NJ Side Kills Rockland Driver, 61 PIP FATAL: SUV Crash On NJ Side Kills Rockland Driver, 61
PIP Fatal: SUV Crash On NJ Side Kills Rockland Driver, 61 UPDATE: A driver from Rockland County died after his SUV slammed into a tree Tuesday afternoon on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Tenafly. Tenafly firefighters extricated Aron Yishai Unger, 61, of Spring Valley following the single-vehicle crash between Exits 1 and 2 of the southbound Parkway at 1:45 p.m., Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Lt. Raymond E. Walter said. Members of Bergen Hatzalah conducted CPR while rushing the driver to the hospital after a medical chopper was summoned and then canceled. Unger was pronounced dead at Hackensack University Medical Center a short tim…
Driver From Cresskill, 81, Killed In Tenafly Crash: Police Seek Witnesses Driver From Cresskill, 81, Killed In Tenafly Crash: Police Seek Witnesses
Driver From Cresskill, 81, Killed In Tenafly Crash: Police Seek Witnesses An 81-year-old driver from Cresskill was pronounced dead at the scene after her car struck a utility pole Monday morning in Tenafly, said police who are seeking witnesses. East Clinton Avenue was closed for more than an hour and a half after the victim's Ford Focus, which was headed toward Route 9W, crashed near Buckingham Road around 8 a.m. Nov. 27, Tenafly Police Lt. Michael Greeley said. A passing police officer immediately rendered aid to the driver and help firefighters and paramedics extricate her, the lieutenant said. Greeley asked that anyone who may have witnessed the crash o…
Arson Investigator, Expert Fire Photographer Richard Wolfson Leaves Lasting Impact In NJ Arson Investigator, Expert Fire Photographer Richard Wolfson Leaves Lasting Impact In NJ
Arson Investigator, Expert Fire Photographer Richard Wolfson Leaves Lasting Impact In NJ Whether he was capturing it through his lens, fighting it or investigating it, Richard Wolfson was likely at the fire. Wolfson volunteered 40 of the 50 years he lived in Garfield as one of his city's bravest. He was also a regional arson investigator, often serving as an expert witness in criminal cases.  And he single-handedly founded the NJ Metro Fire Photographers Association in 1985, serving as its first-ever president. Rich Wolfson's impact was felt throughout North Jersey's firefighting, fire photography and fire investigating communities, which is why his death last week leaves suc…
Men Charged With Vandalizing Vehicle Draped In Palestinian Flag At Tenafly Youth Soccer Game Men Charged With Vandalizing Vehicle Draped In Palestinian Flag At Tenafly Youth Soccer Game
Men Charged With Vandalizing Vehicle Draped In Palestinian Flag At Tenafly Youth Soccer Game Two men were charged with vandalizing a vehicle that had a Palestinian flag draped over its hood and harassing the owner at a children’s soccer game in Tenafly, authorities said. The vehicle had been keyed along the rear trunk and had a Star of David etched into the hood while parked in the lot at Tenafly Borough Hall on Riveredge Road last Saturday, Nov. 4, Police Capt. Michael deMoncada said. Stuffed into the windshield were flyers “related to the current hostage situation occurring in the Gaza Strip,” the captain said on Friday. Several people in the area had been recording their activ…
Unofficial Results Of Bergen County Mayoral Elections (DEVELOPING) Unofficial Results Of Bergen County Mayoral Elections (DEVELOPING)
Unofficial Results Of Bergen County Mayoral Elections (Developing) The results of Bergen County's 38 mayoral races are rolling in. Votes were being counted in real time on the Bergen County elections website.  Here is the vote count for the mayoral races as of 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, according to the county's election result website. ** NOTE: This is a developing story. Totals are not final ** Bergenfield:  Arvin Amatorio (D)* — 100% of votes Bogota (replacing Claudia Lopez): Mary Ellen Murphy (D) — 54% Daniele Fede (R) — 46% Carlstadt: Lorraine Joewono (D) — 22% Robert J. Zimmerman (R)* — 77% Cliffside Park: Thomas Calabrese (D)* —…
Landmark Liquor Store In Englewood Severely Damaged By Fire Landmark Liquor Store In Englewood Severely Damaged By Fire
Landmark Liquor Store In Englewood Severely Damaged By Fire Fire severely damaged a landmark business that has been part of Englewood's fabric for well over a century, officials said. The two-alarm blaze at I Wides Liquors on West Englewood Avenue broke out around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. Firefighters kept the flames from spreading past the front of the building and had the blaze under control in barely an hour. The damage nonetheless was significant enough to render the building uninhabitable. Although an official cause wasn't immediately released, fire officials said they didn't suspect any wrongdoing. Mutual aid responders included firefight…
Tenafly Teen Edan Alexander Believed Among Hostages Taken By Hamas Tenafly Teen Edan Alexander Believed Among Hostages Taken By Hamas
Tenafly Teen Edan Alexander Believed Among Hostages Taken By Hamas A 19-year-old man from Bergen County remains missing, and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he may be among the hostages taken by Hamas. Edan Alexander, of Tenafly, was serving in the Israeli Defense Forces' Golani Brigade near the Gaza Strip and has not been heard from since the attacks on Saturday, Oct. 7, Murphy previously said. This weekend, the governor announced the teen may be among the hostages being held by Hamas. "We demand that all hostages taken by Hamas be released immediately and unharmed, including New Jersey native Edan Alexander, who may be among the captives," Murphy said…
UPDATE: Judge Imposes Requirements On Tenafly Council Prez, Son Released On Child Porn Charges UPDATE: Judge Imposes Requirements On Tenafly Council Prez, Son Released On Child Porn Charges
Update: Judge Imposes Requirements On Tenafly Council Prez, Son Released On Child Porn Charges UPDATE: A judge in Hackensack released Tenafly Council President Jeffrey D. Grossman and his son from jail on Wednesday, but both must remain under house arrest at the family's home while they await trial on charges of child porn possession. Superior Court Judge David Labib didn't require electronic monitoring on Grossman and his son, Steven, during separate first appearances for both on Oct. 18. Labib (above photo, right) did impose several requirements after a prosecutor said investigators found more than 1,000 images of sexually abused boys between 10 and 13 collected by Steven Grossman …
UPDATE: Ramifications Follow Arrests Of Tenafly Council President And Son On Child Porn Charges UPDATE: Ramifications Follow Arrests Of Tenafly Council President And Son On Child Porn Charges
Update: Ramifications Follow Arrests Of Tenafly Council President And Son On Child Porn Charges Shock waves spread from one corner of Bergen County to another with the arrests of Tenafly Council President Jeffrey D. Grossman and his son on child pornography charges following a raid Thursday at the family home. Jeff Grossman, 65, is a longtime elementary school teacher in Rochelle Park. Steven Grossman, 24, is a substitute teacher in the same district. Both men “used the Internet to view, download and possess items depicting nude and/or sexually explicit prepubescent and pubescent children,” Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Their Oct. 11 arrests stem from an investigation …
Tenafly Council President And Son Jailed On Child Porn Charges Tenafly Council President And Son Jailed On Child Porn Charges
Tenafly Council President And Son Jailed On Child Porn Charges Tenafly Council President Jeffrey D. Grossman and his son, Steven, were both arrested and jailed on child pornography charges following a raid on the family home on Thursday. Shock waves were felt in the borough as well as in Rochelle Park, where Jeff Grossman, 65, is an elementary school teacher and his 24-year-old son a substitute teacher. Both men “used the Internet to view, download and possess items depicting nude and/or sexually explicit prepubescent and pubescent children,” Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Their Oct. 11 arrests stem from an investigation by members of Mu…
Israeli Soldier From NJ Killed In Hamas Attacks Switched Shifts With Friend, Family Says Israeli Soldier From NJ Killed In Hamas Attacks Switched Shifts With Friend, Family Says
Israeli Soldier From NJ Killed In Hamas Attacks Switched Shifts With Friend, Family Says Itay Glisko died a hero, his family says. The 20-year-old Israeli soldier who was born at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood was not scheduled to be on base located in the southern part of Israel near Gaza on Saturday, Oct. 7. It was a holiday: Simchat Torah. ** גלול מטה לקבלת הגרסה העברית של דיווח חדשות הזה ** Itay had switched shifts with a fellow soldier who couldn't be there, his cousin, Dana Glisko tells Daily Voice from Israel. The last time Dana and her family heard from Itay, who lived in Fair Lawn before his family moved to Israel when he was six months old, was at 11 a.m. Oct. 7.&…
Tenafly Featured On New Tubi Show Tenafly Featured On New Tubi Show
Tenafly Featured On New Tubi Show If you thought that backdrop looked familiar... Tenafly is one of the shooting locations for the new Tubi TV show "Under Cover Comic," which also streams on Amazon Prime. The TV show is the brainchild of comedian Bobby Friedman and his wife, Tali, a native of Englewood. "Under Cover Comic," which is based on Friedman's life is about a husband and wife, who take a leap of faith, Adam decides to try stand up comedy in Los Angeles after a health scare while his wife Zoey pursues her culinary dreams in Italy, all while trying to raise their children. View this post on Inst…
Violent Garfield Ex-Con Charged With Englewood Shooting Violent Garfield Ex-Con Charged With Englewood Shooting
Violent Garfield Ex-Con Charged With Englewood Shooting A Garfield ex-con with a violent criminal history was charged with firing a gunshot at another man in Englewood earlier this year. Michael Dashawn Lockett, 31, apparently had some kind of beef with the victim when he squeezed off a shot on an otherwise quiet Green Street near Argonne Park in broad daylight this past Feb. 15, authorities said. No one was struck, they said. Englewood detectives and members of the US Marshals Service captured Lockett in Hackensack on Tuesday, Oct. 3. He was charged with aggravated assault and weapons possession and sent him to the Bergen County Jail, where h…
Second Of Back-To-Back Cresskill Break-Ins Becomes Overnight Home Invasion Second Of Back-To-Back Cresskill Break-Ins Becomes Overnight Home Invasion
Second Of Back-To-Back Cresskill Break-Ins Becomes Overnight Home Invasion The second of back-to-back overnight residential burglaries in Cresskill turned into a home invasion when a group of intruders entered while people living there slept, authorities said. The first break-in was reported around 3:45 a.m. on Park Avenue near County Road, Cresskill Police Capt. Jason Lanzilotti said. Fifteen minutes later, he said, burglars entered a Florence Avenue home near Knickerbocker Road. A resident said four intruders entered bedrooms and stole valuables, then fled with one of the victims' vehicles, a 2020 BMW. They were last seen fleeing south on Knickerbocker Road in …
Bergen County 'Kind Of Chinese, Also Vegan' Restaurant Named Among Best In America By NY Times Bergen County 'Kind Of Chinese, Also Vegan' Restaurant Named Among Best In America By NY Times
Bergen County 'Kind Of Chinese, Also Vegan' Restaurant Named Among Best In America By NY Times A Bergen County restaurant known for its new take on old favorites is earning rave reviews. Fat Choy, a kosher vegan, also "kind of Chinese" restaurant at 52 E Palisade Ave. in Englewood was named one of the best restaurants in America by the New York Times.  Pete Wells raved about the restaurant's Not Quite Beef and Broccoli and the restaurant's vegan take on General Tso's chicken, using battered fried cauliflower in place of chicken. "Our most expensive entrée is $21," Jon Krieger, who runs the restaurant with Chef Justin Lee said when the restaurant opened last month. "We keep our pric…
AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER: Husband Jailed In Shooting Death Of Beloved Bergen Police Officer AGGRAVATED MANSLAUGHTER: Husband Jailed In Shooting Death Of Beloved Bergen Police Officer
Aggravated Manslaughter: Husband Jailed In Shooting Death Of Beloved Bergen Police Officer UPDATE: A retired Tenafly police officer has been charged with aggravated manslaughter in the shooting death of his husband, last month in their Sussex County home, Daily Voice has learned. Joseph Grieco, 37, remained held in the Morris County Correctional Facility in Morristown in connection with the July 26 death of retired NYPD Officer John Kelly, who had deep ties in Bergen County. The single aggravated manslaughter charge cites an "extreme indifference to human life." Under New Jersey law, that means the defendant didn't set out to kill the victim but acted in such a reckless and unr…
Multi-Million-Dollar Bergen Home Burglary: Three Captured In Celebrity Neighborhood Break-In Multi-Million-Dollar Bergen Home Burglary: Three Captured In Celebrity Neighborhood Break-In
Multi-Million-Dollar Bergen Home Burglary: Three Captured In Celebrity Neighborhood Break-In Law enforcers from several agencies helped capture a burglary trio from Delaware who authorities said targeted a multi-million-dollar home in an exclusive Bergen County neighborhood. It was shortly before 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, when the burglars apparently found an unlocked rear door to the Timberline Drive home off Route 9W in Alpine, in an area where Chris Rock, Lil Kim and other celebrities own estates. Police from surrounding towns, Bergen County sheriff's officers and others quickly converged on New Jersey's most affluent suburb, and the Delaware trio were all soon in custody. E…
Tenafly Man's New Passaic Rooftop Bar Promises NYC Vibes Tenafly Man's New Passaic Rooftop Bar Promises NYC Vibes
Tenafly Man's New Passaic Rooftop Bar Promises NYC Vibes Passaic is getting the rooftop bar it has long desired. I Want U, which promises views of the New York City skyline, will be opening in October at 822 Main Ave. in the city. The bar is the brainchild of longtime friends, Alex Perez, whose family owns the property, and Justin Gordnick, who along with his brother Chris, run a solar company. "They had this property and it was a really good location," said Chris Gordnick, of Tenafly. "We think we can do something together here." The partners had never run a bar before but have thrown themselves into the place, which offers three floors of fun…
These High Schools Ranked Top 5 In Bergen County, Report Says These High Schools Ranked Top 5 In Bergen County, Report Says
These High Schools Ranked Top 5 In Bergen County, Report Says The grades are in and these Bergen County high schools are a cut above the rest, according to the community and school ranking site Niche. After considering a number of key areas, the following schools were ranked in the website’s 2023 “Best Public High Schools in Bergen County” report: No. 1 - Bergen County Academies (a Bergen County Vocational School), Hackensack No. 2 - Bergen County Tech, Teteroboro No. 3 - Tenafly High School No. 4 - Northern Valley Regional Demarest No. 5 - Northern Highlands Regional All five high schools earned an overall grade of A+. Bergen Academi…
Cresskill Real Estate Agent Bludgeoned, Stepson Charged With Murder Cresskill Real Estate Agent Bludgeoned, Stepson Charged With Murder
Cresskill Real Estate Agent Bludgeoned, Stepson Charged With Murder A 48-year-old Cresskill real estate agent was bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat by her stepson, authorities confirmed Thursday. Borough police responding to a 911 call from her husband found the body of Irma Daniels in the family's Stonegate Trail townhouse shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. She'd been struck in the head with a baseball bat by John A. Daniels Jr., 30, the prosecutor said. Daniels fled but was later taken into custody, the prosecutor said. His father, attorney John A. Daniels Sr., identified him as the killer. The …
DRUG FRAUD: Crimebusters Smash Statewide NJ Ring That Stole, Forged Prescriptions For Codeine DRUG FRAUD: Crimebusters Smash Statewide NJ Ring That Stole, Forged Prescriptions For Codeine
Drug Fraud: Crimebusters Smash Statewide NJ Ring That Stole, Forged Prescriptions For Codeine An elaborate drug fraud ring operating in more than half the counties in New Jersey stole doctors’ prescription pads as part of a scheme to stock up on opioid-boosted cough syrup, authorities charged. Medical offices in various parts of the state – including Wayne, Morristown and Bridgewater – were broken into by Divinete Jeffries, 30, of East Orange, Attorney General Matthew Platkin said. Jefferies snatched prescription pads that were then forged and given to accomplices who submitted them to various pharmacies using stolen IDs and bogus driver’s licenses, according to an indictment return…
Real Estate Agent Bludgeoned To Death At Cresskill Townhouse By Stepson: Sources Real Estate Agent Bludgeoned To Death At Cresskill Townhouse By Stepson: Sources
Real Estate Agent Bludgeoned To Death At Cresskill Townhouse By Stepson: Sources A 48-year-old Cresskill real estate agent was bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat by her stepson, authorities confirmed Thursday. Borough police responding to a 911 call from her husband found the body of Irma Daniels in the family's Stonegate Trail townhouse shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. She'd been struck in the head with a baseball bat by John A. Daniels Jr., 30, the prosecutor said. Daniels fled but was later taken into custody, the prosecutor said. His father, attorney John A. Daniels Sr., identified him as the killer. The …