The past month has seen an outbreak of mumps, the settlement of the final lawsuit brought against Fair Lawn by a former police officer and a trio of teens charged in a botched alleged armed robbery. Below are the 10 most popular stories from Fair Lawn and Saddle Brook in September, in reverse order.
The probable outbreak of mumps has increased to 22 cases, including at least one in Saddle Brook, and the majority of those affected are tied to D'Jais bar in Belmar, Monmouth County health officials said Thursday.
Xhonero Shehu and Justin Glazer, both 18, were charged with first-degree armed robbery, forgery and theft by deception. Glazer was also charged with possession of a handgun and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Lakhwinder Singh, 18, was charged with hindering apprehension.