Ex-Cop Charged with Murder, Virtual Charter School Denied, Teen Fatally Shot and More County News

Each week Patch highlights some of the stories from around Bergen County

This week in top county news:

A former Hasbrouck Heights police officer was charged with first degree murder in the killing of John Amendola of Wood-Ridge.  in his first court appearance Thursday. Family and friends will gather this weekend to remember Amendola.

A Washington Township woman was charged with drunk driving early Thursday when 

Nineteen-year-old Malik Williams was fatally shot by police last weekend following a chase through a Garfield neighborhood.

Nearly 200 members of the Mahwah Education Association teachers union gathered at Wednesday night’s Board of Education meeting 

 in a pair of schemes, authorities said.

The state Department of Education . 

New Milford Police are warning residents to report any suspicious activity .

After a three-year long writing period and a public hearing, the  that allows residents to appeal a granted “D” variance by the Zoning Board to the gosverning board.

Rachel Morgan, the Paramus police officer who has been recovering after being shot in February,  Tuesday.

Thirteen New Jersey doctors and a nurse practitioner–including a Franklin Lakes resident with an office in Wayne–have been 

Fort Lee borough officials joined representatives from developer BNE Real Estate Group Wednesday at a 

Kang-Hyuk Choi, convicted of murdering three members of a Tenafly family was sentenced to three life terms.


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