January's Top Ten Most Clicked Stories

Accidents, burglaries and a fire all make this month's top 10

As Mahwah residents are prepping for Groundhog’s Day and Super Bowl Sunday, it’s hard to believe that the first month of 2013 is already over. It seems like we were all just humming along to Auld Land Syne.

But, it’s been a busy month. Here are the top 10 most clicked-on Mahwah Patch stories of the month, in reverse order:


The accident caused massive back-ups on Route 17 North in Mahwah and Ramsey.

9. Police Find Fire-Stricken Family's Stolen Tools

Burglars stole some of the only items a Mahwah family had left, police said

8. Burglars Strike Remnants of Mahwah Home Destroyed by Fire

Mahwah Police are looking for a person or group of people who stole thousands of dollars in tools from a shed left standing next to the remnants of a township home that burned to the ground


Cops are searching for up to four men who allegedly stole cash from a man delivering it to a Mahwah business


The crux of the ongoing investigation is to find out why the boy exhibited the behavior that 'alarmed many' in the township, police said

5. Report: Mayor Found Not Guilty of Harassing Township Employee

DPW worker says the ongoing feud he has with the mayor is not over, and he is likely to file additional civil suits against the mayor

4. SUV Flips in 5-Vehicle Accident on 287

Two tractor-trailers, two SUVs and a minivan were strewn across the highway

3. How To Help Family Who Lost Home in Fire Wednesday Night

The fire department had set up a clothing drive for the Mahwah family whose house burned to the ground


A fire completely engulfed the driver's truck and spread to trees surrounding the highway, police said

1. Wednesday Blaze Renders Stag Hill Home 'Total Loss'

Fire likely started near a wood-burning stove, officials said

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