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State Board of Medical Examiners Revokes License of North Jersey Emergency Room Doctor Whose Alleged Conduct Resulted in a Patient’s Death in 2017

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Wayne NJ, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that the State Board of Medical Examiners (“the Board”) has permanently revoked the medical license of a North Jersey emergency room doctor for alleged conduct that resulted in a patient’s death at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey, in 2017. The Board became aware of the incident when the patient’s mother filed a complaint against the physician in 2022.

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Four Schools in North Jersey, have been Recognized with National Schools to Watch Designation for 2024

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Wyckoff NJ, six schools in New Jersey, including four in North Jersey, have been recognized with National Schools to Watch designation for 2024, announced by the New Jersey Association for Middle Level Education.

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Glen Rock Police Search for Bottle King Shoplifter

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Glen Rock NJ, the Glen Rock Police Department is investigating another shoplifting of alcohol from the Glen Rock Bottle King. The above individual took several bottles off the shelf and exited with the liquor. The suspect entered the passenger seat of a 2016 white Infinity Q50 which was being driven by another individual. This vehicle is registered to a business out of Wayne, NJ. The suspect was confronted by a store manager as he was entering the vehicle. The vehicle fled in a reckless and dangerous manner from the parking lot.

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Brewed for a Single Purpose: To fix a broken system

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Wayne NJ, Senator Kristin M. Corrado is at Seven Tribesmen. Brewed for a Single Purpose: To fix a broken system. Be sure to pick up #BrewJersey – 25% of the proceeds from the sales of this beer will be donated directly to the Brewers Guild of New Jersey to support NJ Breweries by providing much-needed funding to help induce change to the unfair regulations that are stymieing the growth of the Craft Beer Industry in our state.

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New Jersey Department of Health Investigating Possible Cluster of Legionnaires’ Disease Cases near the Border of Passaic and Bergen Counties

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Wayne NJ, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is investigating a possible cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in residents of neighboring municipalities across Passaic County and Bergen County.

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Wayne Couple Fall Prey to the “grandparent bail scam.”

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Wayne NJ, “grandparent bail scam.” strikes again , two men from New York are facing charges and accused of scamming a couple in Wayne Township. Police say 18-year-old Ernis Nusevic, of Yonkers, and 26-year-old Lenny Gomez, of the Bronx, were charged with conspiracy and criminal attempt to commit theft by deception.

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Local Assemblyman Introduces Bill requiring locked storage of Cannabis Products in Response to Incidents Involving Minors

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Wayne NJ, Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney (R-40) today renewed his calls for safer cannabis storage in the wake of increased incidents involving children and teens accidentally consuming marijuana edible products.

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Wayne, Repeat Offender Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

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Wayne NJ, a Passaic County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 120 months’ imprisonment for possessing multiple images and videos depicting child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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ARREST MADE IN CONNECTION TO WAYNE HOMICIDE

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Wayne NJ, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff announce that at approximately 10:33 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021, members of the Wayne Township Police Department were dispatched to 21 Hinchman Avenue in Wayne, New Jersey in response to a report of a domestic dispute. Upon their arrival, officers were able to deescalate the matter between the two residents involved in the incident and left the scene.
A short time later, at approximately 11:40 p.m., Wayne Police again responded to the same location on a report of an unresponsive male. The officers discovered a male lying on the floor within an apartment, at which time they provided the victim, later identified as Frank Majuri, 60-years old from Wayne, with CPR. However, Mr. Majuri remained unresponsive and was declared deceased at the scene at approximately 12:02 a.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021.

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Wayne Victim of Kidnapping Charged with Accepting A Bribe to Free One of the Kidnappers

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Wayne NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of AMJAD MASHAL (DOB: 7/04/1992; single; self-employed) of 9 Tammy Terrace, Wayne, NJ, on bribery and CDS possession charges.  The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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German Shepherds Being Mysteriously Dumped Throughout Northern North Jersey

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Hackensack NJ, the Bergen County SPCA is reporting that in the past week, at least 8 German Shepherd dogs, thought to be related, have been abandoned throughout northern New Jersey. One such dog is Shelby, rescued by RBARI this past week after being tracked for days in Closter, then trapped by Buddah Dog Rescue and Recovery. Two other shepherds were rescued while running on the Palisades Parkway in Alpine, four more were found in Woodland Park, and one was found abandoned in Wayne. There are reports of sightings of at least 3 others possibly connected. None of the dogs have collars, tags or microchips, and all are very frightened, suspected to be the victims of backyard breeding.

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Band Teacher at Northern Highlands High School Charged With Engaging in Sexually Inappropriate Conduct with a Minor

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of KYLE KUBICKI (DOB: 5/07/1992; single; former teacher at Northern Highlands High School) of 185 Chestnut Drive, Wayne, New Jersey on charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Providing Obscenity to a Minor. 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 Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department under the direction of Officer in Charge Sergeant Mike LaCroix.

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Man Charged with Defrauding a Wayne resident in Utilities Bill Scam

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Wayne NJ, according to Detective Captain Dan Daly the Wayne Police Public Information Officer , following an investigation involving subpoenas for records, the Wayne Police Department has identified and charged a man with defrauding a Wayne resident.

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School Bus Company, Its Owner, and Manager Charged with Using Unsafe Buses and Unqualified Drivers with Criminal Records

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Wayne NJ, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that the owner of a Paterson-based school bus company, its manager, and the company were indicted today for allegedly providing false information to school districts in connection with contracts to cover up the fact that the company hired unqualified drivers, failed to conduct mandatory drug testing and criminal background checks for drivers and aides, and operated unsafe buses, all in violation of contract terms and state requirements.

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Developer Attempts to Force Development of Wayne Woodland

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Wayne NJ, a  second developer has hit Wayne township with a builder’s remedy lawsuit, this time to force a “substantial” housing project on pristine woodland off of Berdan Avenue.

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