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Mahwah Police Seek Missing Person

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Mahwah NJ, the Mahwah Police are currently looking for any information in regard to the disappearance of Destiny Proctor, please contact the Mahwah Police Department @ 201-529-1000.
She was last seen on January 16th, 2024. Please share so we can bring Destiny back home safely.

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Les Paul Thru the Lens at Ramapo College Co-sponsored by the Mahwah Museum

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Mahwah NJ, the Les Paul Foundation, whose mission includes honoring and sharing the life, spirit and legacy of Les Paul has announced “Les Paul Thru the Lens,” an exclusive traveling gallery of photos highlighting the life and career of Les Paul, the inventor, musician and icon.

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Recent Flooding Raises Questions Over Integrity of NJ Transit Tunnel in Mahwah

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Mahwah NJ, concerns in the township of Mahwah have escalated following Monday’s flooding on South Railroad Avenue, intensifying worries about a yearlong issue related to a damaged NJ Transit culvert. Township Administrator Ben Kezmarsky conveyed on Tuesday that an apartment complex east of the tracks had been grappling with flooding due to the damaged culvert for the past year.

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The Sheraton Crossroads in Mahwah will Close for Good on Thursday

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Mahwah NJ, the Sheraton Crossroads is set to permanently close its doors this Thursday, according to announcements on hotel websites.

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In Honor of Veterans Day, from Sat., Nov. 11–Thurs., Nov. 16, Bergen County Veterans & Active Duty Military are Welcome to Come Golf for FREE

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Mahwah NJ, in honor of Veterans Day, from Sat., Nov. 11–Thurs., Nov. 16, Bergen County Veterans & Active Duty Military are welcome to come golf for FREE at any of our Bergen County golf courses!
Make a tee time reservation on our website at golfbergencounty.com and please notify cashier of status at check-in for the reservation. Bergen County Veterans & Active Duty Military will not be charged a greens fee for their round of golf.
*Prior registration is required.

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Co-Founder of Mahwah Asset Management Advisor Pleads Guilty to $294 million Fraud Scheme

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Mahwah NJ,  A former co-founder and top executive of an investment fund pleaded guilty today for conspiring to defraud dozens of victim investors out of $294 million in funds, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS CEO AND RIDGEWOOD RESIDENT KEITH DAWKINS NAMED CHAIRPERSON OF RAMAPO COLLEGE FOUNDATION BOARD

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Mahwah NJ, the Ramapo College Foundation named Harlem Globetrotters CEO and Ramapo alumnus Keith Dawkins ‘94 as the new chairperson of the Board of Governors at the October 26, 2023 Foundation Board of Governors meeting. The decision made history for the Foundation, as Dawkins is the first Black chairperson of the board.

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Mahwah Boy Scout Leads Restoration of Abandoned Slave Cemetery

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Mahwah NJ, The Mahwah Historic Preservation Commission expressed its gratitude to Mahwah Boy Scout Peter Kaya Gretchikha from Troop 50 for his dedicated efforts in restoring the abandoned Slave Cemetery. Recognizing the historical significance of this site, Kaya Gretchikha emphasized the importance of acknowledging Mahwah’s history, particularly the existence of slaves in the area. He hoped that his project would raise awareness about Mahwah’s past, shedding light on a lesser-known aspect of the community’s history. Peter’s project involved coordinating a team of over 14 volunteers and investing more than 70 hours of work in trimming overgrown brush, removing branches, and repairing sections of the deteriorating rock wall surrounding the cemetery. The commission expressed its gratitude for his valuable contribution to preserving this essential part of Mahwah’s history and extended their best wishes for his continued success as he works toward achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

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Mahwah Museum: A History Lover’s Guide to Bergen County

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Mahwah NJ, the Mahwah Museum will host a ,”History Lover’s Guide to Bergen County” on Monday, October 16 @ 7:30pm . Presented by Bob Nesoff & Howard Joseph Cohn in-person at the Mahwah Museum.

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Mahwah Sheraton Hotel Issues a Notice of Layoffs

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Mahwah NJ, the Sheraton Mahwah Hotel has issued a notice to the state that it intends to lay off 91 employees by Dec. 15. It is unclear if the layoffs signal a closing or only a service reduction at the hotel, but the word is for months that the hotel would be closing.

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Ramapough Lenape Cut Ribbon on New and Improved Community Center in Mahwah

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Mahwah NJ, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco joined the Ramapough Lenape in Mahwah at the ribbon cutting for the improved Ramapough Lenape Community Center. This newly renovated center will continue to serve the great Ramapough Lenape community, and serves as a reminder of the people that inhabited these lands for thousands of years before us.

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Wanted Queens Gang Member Snagged In Mahwah Traffic Stop

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Mahwah NJ, a motor vehicle stop by Mahwah Police ended with the arrest of an attempted-murder suspect also wanted in connection with a two-year investigation into gang violence by the Queens District Attorney in New York.

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Mahwah to add T-Mobile as a Third Carrier to its Fire Station Call Tower

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Mahwah NJ, the Mahwah Township Council approved a bid Monday for a $42,000 annual contract with T-Mobile as a third carrier on its Fire Station 3 monopole cell tower.

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Literary Legends: Poll of New Jerseyans Reveals Joyce Kilmer as the State of New Jersey’s Favorite Author Of All Time

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Mahwah NJ, Harper Lee, Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway… These iconic names are among the luminaries hailing from the United States. However, more locally, each state has produced their own homegrown authors who have left an indelible mark on literature with their diverse and significant contributions. A survey* of 3,000 respondents by StoicQuotes.com shed light on each state’s most cherished authors, revealing some intriguing outcomes.

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