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Bergen County to receive $2.5M to house more immigrants at county jail

The jail can now hold a maximum of 194 immigrant detainees, officials told The Record

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School official: Head found in Hudson by college crew team likely from New York, not New Jersey

The giant head discovered floating in the Hudson River last month has yet to be claimed and its origins remain a mystery. The head might be from New Jersey but it is more likely from upstate New York, according to an official from the college where the sculpture is being stored.

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Priest admits violating ban on ministry to children, says actions are "my fault alone"

The Rev. Michael Fugee acknowledges he violated an agreement with prosecutors to stay away from children and says Newark Archbishop John J. Myers did not know of his actions

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More immigrant detainees to be housed in Bergen lockup

More immigrant detainees will be housed at the Bergen County Jail under an agreement that is projected to bring an additional $2.57 million to the county, said Richard Moriarty, spokesman for the sheriff.

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Super Bowl brings need for volunteers

The Meadowlands Super Bowl Host Committee is looking to sign up 22,000 to 23,000 volunteers.

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NJTV series to feature School 4 in Fort Lee

The buddy program at School 4 in Fort Lee will be featured on “Classroom Close-Up, NJ” this weekend.

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Fort Lee puts off decision about comfort women memorial puts off tribute decision

The Fort Lee mayor and council chose not to approve a comfort women memorial this week, despite pleas from several North Jersey Korean-American groups to move forward.

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North Jersey heroin trade is rooted in gangs

The recent arrests of more than two dozen people involved in the regional heroin trade have brought into focus the increasing reliance that street gangs have on drug trafficking, which has become their primary source of income.

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Harry Randall Jr., former Bergen County legislator, freeholder, dies at 86

Harry Randall Jr., the former Bergen County state legislator and county freeholder, taught his four children that public service was an important way to contribute to their community.

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Non-profit events and notes for the week of May 6


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