The Most Popular Stories of 2013

Here's a list of the most-read Fair Lawn and Saddle Brook stories from the past year.

1. Fair Lawn Teacher's Berating of Student Caught on Video

High school teacher placed on leave while district investigates incident that has gone viral on YouTube.

2. Saddle Brook Detective Sniffs Out $200,000 Cheese Heist

Saddle Brook Police uncovered a 21-ton shipment of stolen Muenster cheese inside a refrigerated trailer at an NJ Turnpike rest area Tuesday, Police Chief Robert Kugler said.

3. Fair Lawn is 'Best City in New Jersey,' Study Says

Studies keep piling more and more accolades on Fair Lawn.

4. Mahwah Teens Allegedly Force Fair Lawn Train Traveler To Perform 'Sex Acts'

According to cops, two suspects robbed a Fair Lawn man they met on the train, and forced him to perform sexual acts on them.

5. Fair Lawn Man Struck, Killed by Train

Stephen Van Kirk was hit by a train near Glen Rock Thursday morning.

6. 'Wacky' Teen Threatened to Blow Up Own House after Eating Hash Brownie, Cops Say

A Fair Lawn teenager was arrested early Saturday morning after cops say she called 911 to tell them she was high off of a hash brownie and wanted to blow up her own house.

7. Cutters Vie for Title of Nation's Best High School Mascot

USA Today has selected Fair Lawn High School as one of five New Jersey schools in consideration for the nation's best high school mascot.

8. Rapper Jim Jones Charged with Disorderly Conduct in Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn resident and rap mogul Jim Jones was arrested Wednesday after he "got out of line" with an officer who was handling a parking complaint in front of the Dipsetfounder's Ward Street home, police said.

9. Scavenger Hunt Shenanigans End in 7 Student Arrests

Fair Lawn police shut down the annual high school scavenger hunt Sunday after learning students had stolen borough property, Detective David Boone said.

10. Walgreens, Dunkin Donuts Planned at Herold's Farm Site

The plan has drawn criticism from residents of both Glen Rock and Fair Lawn who live near the farm.


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