Man Sentenced to 30 Months, Mahwah Mom Published This Week

A possible cause for a large condo fire and a debate over when to make up for school days lost during Hurricane Sandy also topped Mahwah headlines this week

It was a busy week in Mahwah. Here’s a look at some of the top Patch stories of the week. Have an idea for a story you’d like to see on the site? Email it to Jessica.mazzola@patch.com.

Mahwah Man Sentenced to 30 Months for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scam

Man was one of six co-conspirators who were sentenced last week

Mahwah Mom’s Killer Ant Novel Hits Shelves Tuesday

AJ Colucci started writing her first book seven years ago using her kids' crayons.

Police say they are still investigating the cause of last week's fire, but renovation work is no longer believed to be the culprit

Schools To Decide How To Make Up For Six Days Off During Sandy

The district is already one snow day in the red, officials said Wednesday night

Officials Unsure When School Crossing Stop Light Will Be Fixed

The traffic light at the corner of Macarthur Boulevard and Ridge Road was damaged during Hurricane Sandy

School Board Appointee Carries On Family Tradition

Taking a nod from his dad, Rick DeSilva, Jr., who helps run the family-owned Liberty car dealerships, was chosen to fill a vacant spot on the Mahwah Board of Education

Residents Can Now Text Mahwah Librarians

Questions to the librarians can be asked anonymously

Is It Too Early For The Holiday Displays? [POLL]

They are popping up in stores across the area, in some cases months before Christmas and Hanukah


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