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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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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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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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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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Waldwick Man Charged in Multiple Counts of Sexual Assault of a Child

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Waldwick NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JONAN PASCASIO-ERAZO (DOB: 04/25/1977; single; laborer) of Waldwick, NJ on charges of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, sexual assault by contact, endangering the welfare of a child, and obscenity. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Waldwick Police Department under the direction of Chief Mark Messner.

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Tractor-trailer Crash Takes Out Overhead Sign , Spills Lemons on the Roadway, Shutting Down Route 17 in Mahwah

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Mahwah NJ, All lanes on Route 17 North in Mahwah have reopened following a crash involving a tractor-trailer and another vehicle. The two left lanes on the southbound side remain closed north of Route 202.
That crash happened around 10 a.m. Wednesday. The truck overturned, spilling lemons all over the highway and causing damage. Details about what led to the crash remain unclear, but it appears the tractor-trailer and another vehicle collided.

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Seven Restaurants in Bergen County Shut Down by NJDOL over Wage and Hour and Contract Compliance Since 2019 Including 2 in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, NJDOL’s Division of Wage and Hour and Contract Compliance has the authority to immediately halt work at any public or private worksite – both construction and non-construction – when an investigation finds evidence an employer has violated state wage, benefit or tax laws. Examples include: misclassifying employees as independent contractors; not having appropriate workers’ compensation insurance; failing to pay prevailing wage or overtime; or paying workers partially, late, or off the books.

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New York Man Arrested For Stealing Then Fencing 214 Canon Digital Cameras from Upper Saddle River Business

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Upper Saddle River NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of CHARLES DILKES (DOB: 04/16/1966; single; corporate executive) of 95 Meadow Lane, Nanuet, NY, and EDWIN DEVIA (DOB: 12/03/1986; single; small business owner) of 926 Thompson Avenue, Roselle, NJ on charges of theft, receiving stolen property, fencing, and computer theft.  The arrests are the result of an investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Upper Saddle River Police Department under the direction of Chief Patrick Rotella.

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Bergen County Director of Public Safety Communications Leaves to Serve on the New Jersey State Parole Board

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Hackensack NJ, for the last eight and a half years, Ridgewood’s Frank Delvecchio has served an important role in my administration as Director of Public Safety Communications at the County’s 9-1-1 communications center in Mahwah. In his tenure, Frank spearheaded a number of significant projects critical to law enforcement, our first responders, and Bergen County’s public safety apparatus at large varying from the implementation of technology upgrade to facilitating the growth of municipal shared service contracts for dispatch and 9-1-1 service for the County.

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Mahwah Woman Charged with Arson in Condo Fire

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Mahwah NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of AMEL MERSALI (DOB: 7/18/1990; single; unemployed) of 2102 Hawthorne Lane, Mahwah, NJ. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Mahwah Police Department under the direction of Chief Stephen Jaffe.

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Owner of the Crocker Mansion in Mahwah ,Chinese businessman Ho Wan Kwok, Arrested For Orchestrating Over $1 Billion Dollar Fraud

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Mahwah NJ, a Chinese businessman Ho Wan Kwok stands accused of leading a conspiracy to defraud thousands of online followers and misappropriate the fraudulently obtained funds to buy himself, and his close relatives, a 50,000-square-foot Mahwah mansion, among other things, federal authorities said.

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In Contentious Meeting Mahwah Council Approves Ridge Road Affordable Housing

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Mahwah NJ, Mahwah Council members voted 4-3 on Monday nights contentious meeting to approve an ordinance establishing an affordable multi-housing overlay district at 457 Ridge Road.

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