Hollywood Actress Accompanies Famous Dad To Bergen County Bookstore Signing (PHOTOS) Hollywood Actress Accompanies Famous Dad To Bergen County Bookstore Signing (PHOTOS)
Hollywood Actress Accompanies Famous Dad To Bergen County Bookstore Signing (Photos) A famous actress accompanied her dad to a book signing in Bergen County on Thursday, April 11. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Daniel Koenig (@dankoenig) Amber Tamblyn, of "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" and "Joan of Arcadia," was  joined by her father, Russ Tamblyn, of the original "West Side Story," bringing some good ripples to Books and Greetings in Northvale. Russ, who was nominated for an Academy Award for "Peyton's Place" and later starred in "Twin Peaks," was signing copies of his new memoir "Dancing on…
Ben & Jerry's Celebrates Free Cone Day In North Jersey Ben & Jerry's Celebrates Free Cone Day In North Jersey
Ben & Jerry's Celebrates Free Cone Day In North Jersey Do you have a craving for your favorite ice cream flavor or are looking to try something new in Bergen County? Ben and Jerry's has you covered. The ice cream chain is hosting its annual Free Cone Day on Tuesday, April 16 between noon and 8 p.m. at its Ridgewood location at 104-106 Franklin Ave.  "Every time you enjoy a scoop of Ben & Jerry's, you're showing us how much you care," the company said. "We love you too and Free Cone Day is our favorite way to show it."
Driver, 43, Dies In Crash With Dump Truck, Guardrail On Route 80: State Police Driver, 43, Dies In Crash With Dump Truck, Guardrail On Route 80: State Police
Driver, 43, Dies In Crash With Dump Truck, Guardrail On Route 80: State Police A 43-year-old Paterson man was killed after he crashed into a truck on Route 80 in Essex County on the early morning of Friday, April 12, authorities said. Sixto Torres-Duran was driving a Mazda eastbound on Route 80 in Fairfield when he lost directional control, ran off the roadway to the right and crashed into a guardrail just after 2:45 a.m., Jeffrey Lebron, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police said. After hitting the guardrail, the Mazda re-entered the roadway and crashed into a Kenilworth dump truck, causing the truck to overturn, Lebron said. Torres-Duran sustained fatal injuri…
UPDATE: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/PHOTOS) UPDATE: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/PHOTOS)
Update: Popular Garfield Restaurant Ravaged By Overnight Fire (w/Photos) A firefighter was taken to a local hospital and two civilians were tended to at the scene of an overnight blaze that destroyed a popular Garfield restaurant and severely damaged the apartments above it. A passerby alerted authorities to the fire that broke on the first floor of DP's Pub and Seafood Grill on River Drive shortly after 2:30 a.m. Friday, April 12, responders said. Firefighters found flames engulfing the bar and spreading quickly through the upper floors. Police Capt. Mario Pozo said two second-floor tenants were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene after responding Garfie…
New Film Studio Approved For This North Jersey Town New Film Studio Approved For This North Jersey Town
New Film Studio Approved For This North Jersey Town West Orange is going to back to its movie-making roots. Last December, the township approved a redevelopment agreement to develop a film studio at the site credited with the birthplace film industry.  The studio will be build on 12.2 acres adjacent to Thomas Edison National Historical Park and behind the Edison Lofts on Main Street, the site of the original film production studio, Black Maria, from the late 1880s. Edison is credited as one of the inventors of motion pictures. "A film studio in downtown West Orange is the most appropriate historic location in the world and will bring p…
Golden Divorce: NJ Grandmother Announces Split From Reality Show Husband Golden Divorce: NJ Grandmother Announces Split From Reality Show Husband
Golden Divorce: NJ Grandmother Announces Split From Reality Show Husband After less than three months of marriage, a New Jersey grandmother and her reality show husband are getting a divorce. Shrewsbury's Theresa Nist, 70, and Gerry Turner, 72, met on ABC's first-ever season of the "Golden Bachelor" last year. They announced the split Friday, April 12 on "Good Morning America." "We have received so much love and support from so many people who watch the GB and I don’t think we can tell you how many people told us it gave them so much hope. We want none of that to change for anybody. EXCLUSIVE: "The Golden Bachelor" couple Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist&…
Meet Trailblazing Builder Behind Brand-New $2.55M Paramus Property Meet Trailblazing Builder Behind Brand-New $2.55M Paramus Property
Meet Trailblazing Builder Behind Brand-New $2.55M Paramus Property Agnes Wanat was always a builder of sorts. The Paramus resident created a diverse series of businesses throughout North Jersey — until she turned 35, and discovered her passion for building homes far outweighed her desire to own another in a series of businesses that left her wanting more. On Thursday, April 11, Wanat debuted her latest home construction project: A 7,500 square-foot, L-shaped home at 228 Diane Pl. in Paramus. The 6-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom house hit the market at $2.55 million, with Tony Nabhan of Keller Williams City Views Realty as the listing agent (click her…
RECOGNIZE THEM? Bayonne PD Turns To Public For Help In Weeks-Old Armed Robbery RECOGNIZE THEM? Bayonne PD Turns To Public For Help In Weeks-Old Armed Robbery
Recognize Them? Bayonne PD Turns To Public For Help In Weeks-Old Armed Robbery Bayonne police on Thursday shared photos of two men who they said robbed someone at gunpoint nearly three weeks ago. The holdup occurred at 42nd Street and Avenue E shortly before 1:30 a.m. March 23, they said. It was a Saturday. Police didn't say why they waited until April 11 (19 days) to seek the public's help, although in such cases it's ordinarily because investigators haven't made any progress. They also didn't describe what was taken, how many victims (nor ages or genders), nor whether anyone was injured. There were no descriptions of the robbers or in which direction they headed …
Dirt Bicyclist Struck, Killed On Clifton Street Dirt Bicyclist Struck, Killed On Clifton Street
Dirt Bicyclist Struck, Killed On Clifton Street A 24-year-old dirt bicyclist was struck and killed on a Clifton street just below Route 46, authorities confirmed. A 2007 Honda bike driven by the as-yet unidentified rider collided with a Honda CRV at the corner of Lakeview Avenue and East 11th Street shortly before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, they said. The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi said in a joint release. The SUV driver remained at the scene. CHECK BACK FOR MORE DETAILS
New Jersey State Police Mourns K-9 Echo, Explosive Detection Dog New Jersey State Police Mourns K-9 Echo, Explosive Detection Dog
New Jersey State Police Mourns K-9 Echo, Explosive Detection Dog Echo, who served in the New Jersey State Police K-9 unit for 11 years, was laid to rest on Thursday, April 4 due to health issues, the NJSP announced on Facebook. Echo worked as an explosive detection dog, working for New Jersey's Detect and Render Safe Taskforce. Working with his partner, Sgt. Christopher Pastor, Echo conducted sweeps for the State House, state government buildings and events at MetLife Stadium, including ay Super Bowl XLVIII. "I am so impressed by these K-9 police dogs," said one mourner. "Thank you for your service Echo, what an amazing example of canine intelligence and…
Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K
Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K Netflix is seeking to fill two roles for an upcoming documentary. The popular streaming service is looking for a 20-something-year-old man who is more than 6 feet tall with brown hair, and a suburban New England-type woman in her 50s with dirty blonde or light brown hair. The documentary will shoot four days in New York City and one day in Cape Cod. The gig pays an estimated $3,300 for six days of work, according to the casting call. Click here to apply.
Accused JC Scammers Hit With More Charges, Total Take Rises By $400,000 Accused JC Scammers Hit With More Charges, Total Take Rises By $400,000
Accused JC Scammers Hit With More Charges, Total Take Rises By $400,000 Three Indian Americans from North Jersey charged in a hotel supply company scam were re-arrested this week after authorities said they learned that the trio stiffed victims by three times as much money as they’d originally believed. Married couple Viral Patel, 38, and Priyanka Patel, 33, of Jersey City and Pratik Patel, 35, of Ramsey, were originally charged last December with pocketing $200,000 for services that were never provided by their Janvi Hotel Supply company on Thorne Street, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Members of the prosecutor’s Special Investigations Unit conti…