Warwick, NY

Paterson man wounded in Straight Street shooting

A city man was wounded in a shooting on Straight Street early Monday evening, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. The victim, 34-year-old, was struck by gunfire at around 7:41 p.m. He arrived at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center via private vehicle seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
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Times Herald-Record

The gangs of the Hudson Valley plaguing neighborhoods for decades

Gang violence has plagued certain cities in the Hudson Valley for decades despite efforts to curb its tide and long-term impacts. Hardest hit have been certain neighborhoods in Yonkers, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and Mount Vernon, a special New York USA Today Network investigation reveals. Residents of those neighborhoods, from Nodine Hill...

Opening Alert: Nova Kitchen, Blauvelt, NY

Nova Kitchen, a boutique fine-dining restaurant and bar, has opened in Blauvelt. Serving contemporary American fare in a stunning dining space, Nova Kitchen offers “fresh and unconventional dishes”, as well as an extensive cocktails menu. Nova Kitchen is the brainchild of Mabel and Rogelio Rosas. They both began their careers...
New Jersey Herald

24 places to get apple cider donuts throughout New Jersey this autumn

This story is part of our Best Donuts series. We spoke to readers, chefs and donut aficionados to determine the best donut shops in New Jersey, then tried dozens of donuts to determine our favorites. To get unlimited access to all of our upcoming stories on where to get the best donuts in New Jersey, subscribe now.

Hike Harriman Into the Heart of Leaf Peeping Season

Settled at the southern tip of Harriman State Park lies the trail town corridor, a stretch of land in Rockland County that includes the quaint villages of Sloatsburg and Suffern. The two villages have embraced their 18th and 19th century roots as natural havens for those yearning for a convenient escape. Even for non-Rockland County residents, it’s a day trip that doesn’t require leaving the Hudson Valley. From its expansive outdoor activities to its diverse dining options, Sloatsburg and Suffern offer adventures on and off the trail.

Pine Island Kindergartners Go On Caterpillar Safari, Launch Rescue Mission

That’s what Pine Island kindergarten teacher Theresa Canfield suggested, in fun, should be the elementary school’s new motto. Besides the beautiful and bountiful natural surroundings of the school, the Pine Island courtyard is especially vibrant, full of seasonal plants and flowers, a tomato patch, and all kinds of different and exciting life to encounter.

Opening Alert: Pop Empanada, Park Ridge, NJ

Pop Empanada, a new empanada shop, has opened in Park Ridge. Owners Tommy Greco and Chris Tanno have owned and operated a South American steakhouse in Manhattan for over six years and decided to open this fast casual restaurant in their hometown. The cooking is overseen by Mr. Greco’s mother-in-law,...

Kitten Rescued From Car’s Engine In Ramapo

RAMAPO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A kitten is safe and sound after the heroic efforts of Ramapo police officers. Last Thursday, officers responded to a call about a kitten trapped inside a car’s engine. The officers, along with the homeowner and animal control officers, crouched under the car and finally freed the kitten. On Thursday, Officer Genito, Officer Simpson, and Dog Control Officer McGrath responded to a residence on Viola Rd for a report of a kitten that was trapped in the engine compartment of a car. After a lengthy struggle, they were able to safely remove the kitten from the car. 🐈 — Ramapo Police Dept. (@Ramapo_PD) September 19, 2021 The rescue was documented and shared on Ramapo police’s social media pages.


Phelps Hospital, Northwell Health in Sleepy Hollow developed FARMacy garden for its employees as a welcome respite during difficult times. The hospital-wide gardening initiative, which invited staff to grow produce for patients who are food insecure, aimed to promote wellness and community building through education as well as access to healthy foods and healing spaces….

Our Lady of the Lake will hold a Blessing of the Animals

Sparta. Our Lady of the Lake Church will be holding a Blessing of the Animals on Monday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. sharp in celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. As a Covid-19 safety precaution, the parking lot outside the church will be marked and masks are required for pet owners. “It is a wonderful opportunity to provide a special blessing for your beloved animals,” the church says. The church is located at 294 South Sparta Avenue, Sparta. For more information call 973-729-6107.

Lasagna Love Serves the Needy in the Caldwells and Beyond

Kiki Sasso, who has lived in the Caldwell and West Caldwell area for 24 years, is first hand seeing the fruits of Lasagna Love labor. “People are just so very appreciative of a warm meal,” she says, “I know there was one woman in Rockaway that I delivered to who had requested a lasagna, and she was dealing with the post COVID effects, and she really couldn’t cook. And when I delivered it, she did come to the door and she was so happy and so appreciative and she said, ‘I promise you, when I feel better, I’m going to pay this forward. I’m going to do this, too.’ And that’s really what it’s all about.”

Ridgewood Fall Crafts and Art Street Fair

195 Quality vendors, CBD, FOOD, Held Rain or Shine., Ridgewood Fall Crafts and Art Street Fair. Ridgewood NJ, Sunday, September 19, 2021 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the Ridgewood Fall Crafts and Art Street Fair. This show was the winner of the “Best of Bergen” and located in downtown East...

‘Divide and share’: Wantage to host fall plant exchange

Divide and share your crowded perennials. Early fall is a great time to divide spring bloomers like astilbe, daylilies, iris, hosta, and peonies. The Wantage Township Plant Exchange on Sept. 25 is a chance to share your “extras” and take home some new plants from your neighbors. This is Wantage’s...