Rapper Arrest, Veteran's Death Lead February's Top Stories
Here's a rundown of February's 10 highest-trafficked stories. Have you read them all?
Rapper Jim Jones was arrested after an altercation with a Fair Lawn police officer outside his Ward Street home, police said.
Fair Lawn native and army veteran Scott Ganz, 30, was discovered dead at his home in Orlando, Fla. earlier this month.
USA Today selected Fair Lawn High School as one of five New Jersey schools in consideration for the nation's best high school mascot and left the decision up to a public vote. As of March 1, the Cutters were leading New Jersey with over 19,000 votes.
Neighborhood research site NeighborhoodScout named Fair Lawn one of the top 100 safest cities in America.
A man robbed the TD Bank on River Road of approximately $2,800 on Feb. 25, police said. Surveillance photos of the suspect were released the following day.
A driver turning left onto River Road from Berdan Avenue struck two middle schoolers walking home from school, a crossing guard said.
Hundreds of Fair Lawn residents lost power for up to 16 hours on Sunday, Feb. 24 as a result of blown transformers, police said. Public utility's online outage maps estimated that between 501 and 2,000 customers throughout the borough were in the dark from just after midnight Saturday until mid-afternoon Sunday.
Police from surrounding towns as well as the county and state converged on the Chase Bank on Saddle River Road after receiving reports of a robbery in progress. The situation turned out to be a misunderstanding brought on by a kidnap hoax.
The Fair Lawn Republican Club has chosen Dan Dunay and Amy Lefkowitz to run on the Republican ticket for borough council in 2013.
A woman walking on Warren Road near Plaza Road was struck by a motorist at around 6 p.m. on her walk home from the train.