Scary Texts at School, Rabbi Sex Abuse Case Top County News This Week
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A chain mail message is "spreading like wildfire" amongst 5th graders at Somerville Elementary School, prompting the principal to ask parents to talk to their children about social media.
Prosecutors plan to fly two Israeli boys to the United States to testify in the trial of a Teaneck rabbi who allegedly molested the teens while they stayed with him during a scholarship program, northjersey.com reported.
An 81-year-old Fair Lawn man, who is already serving a multi-year prison sentence for endangering the welfare of two minors, faces a mandatory minimum of five more years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to receiving images and videos of child sexual abuse over the Internet, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said in a statement.
Gov. Chris Christie told Bergen County Republicans Thursday that members of his party should work together to elect strong Republican candidates across New Jersey in the coming years.
A Monroe, N.Y. man who was struck by a car while crossing westbound on River Road at Hopper Avenue Saturday afternoon has died, police said.
A 3.4-mile stretch of Route 208 extending from Fair Lawn north into Glen Rock will be resurfaced in both directions as part of a New Jersey Department of Transportation project.