Air Canada Jet To Newark Receives Bogus Midair Threat: Port Authority PD Air Canada Jet To Newark Receives Bogus Midair Threat: Port Authority PD
Air Canada Jet To Newark Receives Bogus Midair Threat: Port Authority PD A threat directed toward an Air Canada flight brought a major police presence to Newark Airport Monday, Feb. 19, officials said. Port Authority police and its canine unit responded to EWR Terminal A at around noon after airport police received the report of the threat, a PAPD spokesperson said. The plane landed at EWR Terminal A without incident, and all passengers deplaned safely with no reported injuries.  At 2:52 p.m. PAPD and its canine unit fully cleared the aircraft and normal operations resumed. The incident is under investigation.
UPDATE: Red Paint, Anti-Semitic Messages Deface Sign At Glen Rock Starbucks UPDATE: Red Paint, Anti-Semitic Messages Deface Sign At Glen Rock Starbucks
Update: Red Paint, Anti-Semitic Messages Deface Sign At Glen Rock Starbucks Authorities were searching for whoever defaced a sign at a Starbucks in Glen Rock overnight with red paint, graffiti and stickers with hateful messages against Israel. The manager of the shop in the borough's central business district called police shortly after 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. In addition to the paint, stickers were attached, one of which read: "FROM THE U.S. TO PALESTINE ABOLISH THE SETTLER STATE." "it is believed that the act occurred in the early morning hours prior to the opening of the store," the chief said. Ackermann said his department is…
New Starbucks With Drive-Thru Opens In Bergen County New Starbucks With Drive-Thru Opens In Bergen County
New Starbucks With Drive-Thru Opens In Bergen County A brand-new Starbucks has opened in Bergen County. The coffee chain's new location is located on River Street at the Print House, a mixed-use development complete with eateries and medical offices at the former site of the Bergen Record. The 3,000-square-foot Starbucks includes an outdoor patio and drive-thru. The leasing agreement was announced by NAI Hanson, who represents the River Street development, last March. Blue Foundry Bank and Hackensack Meridian Health also inked lease deals. "Welcoming its first residents last year, the first 271 residential units of phase one at Print H…
MURDER-SUICIDE BID? 3 Hospitalized After Arsonist With Gasoline Ignites Teaneck Basement Fire MURDER-SUICIDE BID? 3 Hospitalized After Arsonist With Gasoline Ignites Teaneck Basement Fire
Murder-suicide BID? 3 Hospitalized After Arsonist With Gasoline Ignites Teaneck Basement Fire UPDATE: Two people have died following a suspicious gasoline-fed overnight basement fire in Teaneck that sources said was an attempted murder-suicide earlier this week. Firefighters were dousing the 12:30 a.m. blaze at a multi-family home on Palisade Avenue when they discovered and rescued three people trapped in a basement apartment on Monday, Feb. 19, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. He identified them as Manjit Kaur, 47, 35-year-old Ranjodh Singh IV and an as-yet-unidentified woman. All three were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, but Manjit Kaur and the woman we…
Ex-BF Swindled Bergen County Realtor Out Of $71K: Lawsuit Ex-BF Swindled Bergen County Realtor Out Of $71K: Lawsuit
Ex-BF Swindled Bergen County Realtor Out Of $71K: Lawsuit Christina LaBarbiera remembers watching the hit Netflix show "Tinder Swindler" and thinking what happened to those women could never happen to her. Until it did, she says. The show follows a group of women who say they met a man on the popular dating app Tinder, who swindled them out of millions of dollars collectively. And they want justice. LaBarbiera, a 35-year-old realtor with Christie's International from Bergen County, says her story isn't all that different.  Last November, she filed a lawsuit against a 30-year-old man named Robert Harris, alleging he stole more than $71,000 f…
Paterson Man Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of Victim From Union City Paterson Man Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of Victim From Union City
Paterson Man Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of Victim From Union City A Paterson man was charged with murder after police responding to a report of a robbery found a shooting victim from Hudson County, authorities said. A witness directed officers to a house at 258 East 21st Street, off 19th Avenue where they found Logan Gonzalez, 33, of Union City with gunshot wound in his back shortly after 10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16. Gonzalez was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, where Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department Officer-In-Charge Isa Abbassi said he was pronounced dead. They didn’t give the time. Valdes and A…
Old Tappan Man Jailed For Domestic Assault Released By Judge Old Tappan Man Jailed For Domestic Assault Released By Judge
Old Tappan Man Jailed For Domestic Assault Released By Judge A 32-year-old Old Tappan resident was charged with a domestic assault, authorities reported. Patrick Santos, 32, was arrested around midnight Feb. 12 after Sgt. Katie Weaver and Officer Andrew Kim "responded to a medical assistance call and learned the victim had been injured due to an earlier domestic-related incident," Old Tappan Police Chief Joseph Tracy said. River Vale police assisted in arresting Santos, who was charged with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and unlawful weapons possession, the chief said. Santos was booked into the Bergen County Jail on Tuesday, then r…
Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48 Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48
Freehold Dad, L.E.A.D. Marketing Exec David Kirby Dies, 48 Shock and sadness spread following the death of Freehold resident David J. Kirby on Thursday, Feb. 15. He was 48 years old. David, affectionately known as Dave, was born in Brick Township and died at CentraState Medical Center, according to his obituary. Dave most recently served as the vice president of marketing and advertising for Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD), and worked in radio for many years, his obituary says. His LinkedIn profile shows he held marketing positions at several different radio and media agencies. Dave's death is particularly tragic for his colleague's…
Highways Jammed As Jonas Brothers Open For Devils-Flyers Game At MetLife Stadium Highways Jammed As Jonas Brothers Open For Devils-Flyers Game At MetLife Stadium
Highways Jammed As Jonas Brothers Open For Devils-Flyers Game At MetLife Stadium The Jonas Brothers are back. In New Jersey, that is. The Wyckoff natives returned to their home state Saturday, Feb. 17 for a performance before the NJ Devils play the Philadelphia Flyers at MetLife Stadium. And because of the commotion, major traffic delays were being reported on the New Jersey Turnpike, Routes 3 and 17, the Lincoln Tunnel, and other area highways. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jonas Brothers (@jonasbrothers) The performance and game are both part of the National Hockey League (NHL)'s the 2024 Navy …
This NJ Pizzeria Was Ranked Among Best In America (Again) This NJ Pizzeria Was Ranked Among Best In America (Again)
This NJ Pizzeria Was Ranked Among Best In America (Again) Yelp has released its annual list of the Top 100 pizzerias in America. Among them, Razza in Jersey City. Released in honor of National Pizza Day earlier this month, the list was made, of course, with help from Yelpers and ratings. "We identified businesses in the pizza category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and number of 5-star reviews each business had that were written by members of the Yelp Elite Squad," list creators write.  The reigning champ was Pequod’s Pizzeria in Chicago, but Razza in Jersey City came in at No. 87…
Here's Who Got The Most Snow In North Jersey During 2nd Storm Of The Week Here's Who Got The Most Snow In North Jersey During 2nd Storm Of The Week
Here's Who Got The Most Snow In North Jersey During 2nd Storm Of The Week Four inches of snow at most was expected in the second snow storm of the week in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. But much more fell.  In the Friday, Feb. 16 and Saturday, Feb. 17 storm, up to 13 inches of snow fell in some towns across the region, according to the National Weather Service. Here's who got the most snow, according to the National Weather Service: ATLANTIC, NJ: Beuna Vista, 3.3 inches; Hammonton, 2.8 inches; Somers Point, 2.2 inches BERKS, PA: Lyons, 12 inches; Fleetwood, 9 inches; Blandon, 8.5 inches BERGEN, NJ: Westwood 3 inches; Fair Lawn 2.5 inches; River Vale 2 …
Paramus Murder: Man Stabbed Dad Dead, Left Him In Home Two Days, Sources Say Paramus Murder: Man Stabbed Dad Dead, Left Him In Home Two Days, Sources Say
Paramus Murder: Man Stabbed Dad Dead, Left Him In Home Two Days, Sources Say UPDATE: A Paramus man who’d just stabbed his father to death dragged the body to a bathroom and tried to set it on fire last week as part of an attempt to conceal what he’d done, authorities said. Melvin Thomas repeatedly stabbed his father, 61-year-old Manuel Thomas, in the chest with a kitchen knife on Valentine’s Day, a criminal complaint says. He then dragged the bloody corpse to a bathroom where he tried igniting it with a lighter, according to the complaint filed by Paramus Police Detective Justin Sicari. “This attempt failed,” the detective wrote. Melvin Thomas wiped off the b…