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Passenger Killed, Driver Seriously Injured In Route 80 Crash
A 38-year-old passenger was killed and the driver seriously injured in an overnight crash on Route 80, authorities confirmed.
Richard Bahamonte of Hillside was pronounced dead at the scene of the eastbound crash near the Teaneck/Ridgefield Park border west of Exit 68 just after 3 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, NJ State Police said.
The driver, Julio Brito, 40, of Hasbrouck Heights, lost control of the Honda, which careened off the road, slammed into a concrete barrier and ended up on its roof, they said.
State Police and medics from Holy Name Medical Center tried to resuscitate both occupants.
Burglars Hit Same Saddle Brook Residence Twice While Homeowner Is There, Police Say
A Saddle Brook resident was home when burglars entered not once but twice, apparently trying to find a vehicle key fob, authorities said.
It was shortly before 5 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23, when a dark-colored sedan dropped off two burglars in front of the victim's home at the south end of town, said Capt. John A. Zotollo, Jr., the officer in charge of the department.
The pair removed a rear screen, climbed in and fled with several purses and a jacket, the captain said.
All were later found discarded nearby after the thieves had apparently rummaged through them, he said.
The duo doubled back an…
Bergen County HS Mourns Loss Of Senior Joseph McNeice, 18: 'Unimaginable'
A Bergen County high school is mourning the loss of one of its students.
Joseph "Joe" McNeice, 18, of Montvale, died peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, his obituary on the Becker Funeral Home website says.
"He courageously battled hardships every single day of his life, but he outmatched each obstacle with a positive outlook and smiling face," Joe's obituary says.
A senior at Pascack Hills High School, Joe was a "dynamic force" on the school's bowling team, having learned the game from his older brother, Sean, Jeo's obituary reads.
"Joe loved to live HIS life every day. He was eager to…