Three Injured in Route 287 Crash, Family’s Fight Against Child's Cancer This Week

Top Mahwah stories of the week include the celebration of a Blue Ribbon School, a lawyer’s indictment, a hearing on O&R’s response to Hurricane Sandy, the FD using iPads to help fight fires and a Mahwah grad starting in the NFL

It’s been a busy week in Mahwah. Here’s a look at the top Patch stories of the week. If you’ve got an idea for a story you’d like to see on the site next week, email it to Jessica.mazzola@patch.com.

Traffic was backed up for about a mile on and around Route 287 Tuesday afternoon, police said

Community Helps Mahwah Family Through 7-Year-Old's Cancer Diagnosis

Mahwah has been 'Praying for Ava,' and her family says the outreach has been 'overwhelming'

Lawyer Indicted For Allegedly Stealing $600K

Lawyer from Mahwah faces 20 years in prison if convicted

Community Celebrates 'Cozy Little School's' National Blue Ribbon Award

Betsy Ross alumni, including a student who attended in the 1930's and retired principal Cathy Bennett, took part in a celebration honoring the school's new title

Officials and residents at a state hearing on the utility's response to Hurricane Sandy complained of a lack of communication and information in the weeks after Hurricane Sandy

iPads Helping Mahwah FD Fight Fires

The fire department used donations from a pancake breakfast last year to purchase two iPads that feature a custom App that makes firefighting in Mahwah 'more effective and safer,' battalion chief says

Overpass Fix May Cause 20-Month Long Lane Closure

Local officials recommended a partial road closure for a longer period of time over a complete closure of the busy overpass

Mayor, DPW Worker Face Harassment Charges Against Each Other

Assault charges the two filed against each other were dismissed by a judge Thursday, report says

Mahwah Grad Turned San Diego Charger Scores First NFL Start

Kevin Haslam was given the game-winning ball for his part in the Chargers' unexpected victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, reports say

Sandy Victims To Be Among PBA Toy Drive Recipients

The Mahwah PBA is asking residents to drop off new, unwrapped toys through Dec. 17

PHOTOS: Mahwah Celebrates Hanukkah 2012

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