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  • Clifton-based recycler abruptly closes its doors, lays off 100 workers (New Jersey)

    09/07/2014 10:56:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Clifton Journal ^ | September 5, 2014 | Jeff Green, Aaron Morrison, James M. O’Neill and Todd South
    Green Sky workers being told that the recycling plant is closing. A prominent Clifton-based recycling company abruptly closed its doors on Friday, informing more than 100 employees that they had worked their final day while dozens of North Jersey towns scrambled to forge temporary arrangements with other collectors. Green Sky Industries, which promoted itself as the stateÂ’s largest private recycler with 75 municipal contracts, many in Bergen and Passaic counties, announced in a letter to towns on Thursday that it was shutting both of its plants, in Clifton and Carteret in Middlesex County. The companyÂ’s Clifton employees on Friday were...
  • Roman treasure found on Clifton farmland[UK]

    11/21/2008 9:33:45 AM PST · by BGHater · 12 replies · 563+ views
    This is Nottingham ^ | 21 Nov 2008 | This is Nottingham
    A 72-YEAR-OLD woman found a piece of Roman treasure on farmland near Clifton. Alice Wright found the small gold leaf while using her metal detector in the Clifton area on March 23. The leaf was declared as treasure trove, meaning she may receive a reward for her find, at an inquest in Nottingham. Mrs Wright, from Littleover in Derby, has sent the object to the British Museum, and another museum is interested in acquiring it. The Roman votive leaf is believed to date back to sometime between the first and fourth century. Coroner Dr Nigel Chapman said: "The object was...
  • FBI Seizes Computers of Portland Blogger For Allegedly Posting Sheriff Death Threat

    02/24/2012 3:22:45 AM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies
    Forum.INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | February 23, 2012 | n/a
    "FBI Seizes Computers of Portland Blogger For Allegedly Posting Sheriff Death Threat" SNIPPET: "If you're going to target the police, guess what happens next."
  • New Kennedy Assassination Tapes Revealed

    11/15/2011 7:31:53 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 81 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | 15 Nov 2011 | Jack Cloherty
    Nearly 48 years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, fresh audio evidence from that fateful day has surfaced. The evidence comes in the form of the original reel-to-reel Air Force One radio recording, containing conversations between officials on the plane, the White House situation room, and others. The original tape was long thought to be lost or destroyed. The tape contains never-before-heard conversations between the presidential aircraft and the White House and immediately after the assassination of President Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. It was held privately for years by President Kennedy’s military aide at the time, Chester...
  • Photos of Cincinnati Tea Party Tax Day event April 15th

    04/18/2010 2:49:05 PM PDT · by timestax · 48 replies · 1,513+ views
    timestax | timestax
    Pictures from the Cincinnati Tea Party tax day rally on University of Cincinnati campus on April 15th. Photos by timestax.
  • Talk radio powered by higher calling

    11/02/2009 6:43:38 PM PST · by Coleus · 1 replies · 266+ views
    northjersey.com ^ | 10.25.09 | EVONNE COUTROS
    The Rev. Pawel Franciszek Szurek is taking his message of Christian empowerment from the pulpit to the airwaves with a new show, "Change Your Attitude … Change Your Life," debuting this morning at 9 on New York-based The Apple 970 AM, a 50,000-watt conservative-talk radio station. Szurek — born in Krakow, Poland, and pastor for two years at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Clifton — never dreamed he'd rise to the level of The Apple. Szurek recently became an instant hit at a radio gig on WMTR 1250 AM by offering messages of spiritual strength, despite, he says, an...
  • 3 Shot in Clifton, New Jersey, Church

    11/23/2008 4:30:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies · 1,795+ views
    MyFoxNY ^ | Sunday, 23 Nov 2008
    Gunfire rang out in a New Jersey house of worship on Sunday. Three people were shot -- one critically -- inside a Clifton church. Some 200 people reportedly were inside the St. Thomas Knanaya Church on Third Street when the gunman opened fire before noon. Police said several 911 calls came from inside the church. NorthJersey.com reported Dennis John and Silvie Perincheril, both of Hawthorne, N.J., were injured in the shooting. Perincheril is the church's Sunday school director. Witnesses say Perinsheril's niece is the third victim. A law enforcement official involved in the investigation said the shooting is thought to...
  • Day laborers accused of assault say their boss didn't pay them

    12/22/2007 6:41:58 AM PST · by AuntB · 54 replies · 739+ views
    N. Jersey Media Group ^ | Dec. 21, 2007 | MEREDITH MANDELL
    Martin Coyotecatl-Aca, his younger brother Jesus and a friend, Ricardo Gonzales-Gutierez worked for 10 hours as day laborers ripping shingles off a roof. At the end of the two days, they said, their boss refused to pay them for one of the days. What happened next is in dispute. The three now are sitting in the Passaic County Jail, charged with robbery and facing possible deportation, according to Detective Capt. Robert Rowan of the Clifton Police Department. A lawyer for the three Mexican nationals, whose names were supplied by police and who all live in Passaic, say the men are...
  • God was his co-pilot (WWII Vet wouldn't give in to thug robbing a store)

    01/07/2007 6:14:12 PM PST · by Coleus · 10 replies · 976+ views
    NorthJersey.com ^ | 10.27.06 | JOHN PETRICK
    Richard Hyle says his military training from WWII helped him resist a robber recently. When you've struggled to regain control of a plane spiraling 20,000 feet over Italy, there's not a lot left to be afraid of, says 82-year-old Richard Hyle of Clifton.  So when a robber burst into a local newspaper store two years ago, the decorated veteran wasn't about to give in without a fight.  "A guy comes in with his sleeve over his hand, like he has a gun," recalled Hyle, sitting in his living room as he flips through an album of photos from his...
  • Renegade bishop set to rattle Rome will ordain 3 married men as Priests in New Jersey

    12/06/2006 11:00:22 PM PST · by Coleus · 25 replies · 569+ views
    NorthJersey.com ^ | 12.06.06 | SACHI FUJIMORI
    A Roman Catholic Archbishop from Zambia with a colorful history of rousing the Vatican and ties to the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, will once again annoy his bosses this Sunday when he ordains three married men as priests at a church in West New York.   Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo returned to the United States this July to kick-start his movement, known as Married Priests Now. This weekend he will host a conference at a Sheraton hotel in Parsippany, convening as many as 600 married priests from around the world. On Sunday, Milingo will perform the ordinations at Trinity Reformed Church in...
  • Three NJ Businessmen Held In Killings

    11/08/2005 8:17:24 AM PST · by Calpernia · 26 replies · 1,179+ views
    1010 WINS ^ | Nov 8, 2005 6:36 am US/Eastern
    PATERSON, N.J. Three businessmen from Bergen County are facing murder charges in what authorities say was a case of violent street justice. Prosecutors say the three allegedly caught two men trying to steal items from trucks belonging to their businesses in the Bronx on the night of May 30th. The would-be thieves were shot and their bodies set afire. One was dumped on a street in the Bronx, the other in an industrial area of Clifton. Arrested Friday and charged with murder are 33-year-old Dashnor ``Jack'' Lita and his brother, 29-year-old Gezium ``Jimmy'' Lita, both of Park Ridge, and 30-year-old...
  • WSJ: Doesn't Anyone Know the Score? CBO ignores growth impact of personal accounts for SS

    09/26/2005 5:33:43 AM PDT · by OESY · 424+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 26, 2005 | NEWT GINGRICH and PETER FERRARA
    While Katrina relief has now jumbled the numbers, the rapidly declining federal deficit projections this past summer revealed a critical challenge for national economic policy making. Once again, they showed that the scoring of the effects of major policy changes performed by the Office of Management and Budget and the Congressional Budget Office were highly erroneous. The errors were not random. They were strongly and consistently biased against pro-market, pro-growth reforms, and they are the long-recognized results of outdated methodologies employed by federal scoring agencies. The end result is that such errors greatly hamper or prevent Congress from adopting policies...
  • Girl Allegedly Dismembered by Next-Door Neighbor

    08/02/2005 8:07:45 AM PDT · by Millee · 39 replies · 2,115+ views
    A 16-year-old girl who had been missing since Saturday was found stabbed to death and dismembered — and police say her killer lived right next door. Jonathan Zarate, 18, appeared Monday in Morris County Court to face charges of murder, weapons offenses, and hindering apprehension in the slaying of Jennifer Parks. Zarate lived next door to Parks in their Randolph, N.J., neighborhood, and prosecutors say the 16-year-old victim left her house early Saturday morning to watch TV with Zarate. But then, authorities said, the two became embroiled in an argument that led to Parks' gruesome killing.
  • Casino probe eyes testimony from Kerik, Ex-police commissioner linked to construction firm

    04/07/2005 6:29:09 PM PDT · by Coleus · 417+ views
    Newark Star Ledger ^ | 04.07.05 | JUDY DeHAVEN
    New Jersey casino investigators have reopened their case against the owners of a Clifton construction company that last year beat allegations of ties to organized crime and won a license to do business in Atlantic City. As part of the probe, the state Division of Gaming Enforcement wants to question former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, according to a subpoena issued to him. The agency subpoenaed Kerik last month and asked him to produce documents pertaining to 13 issues, from communication between him and the brothers who own Interstate Industrial and a sister company, Interstate Drywall, to records...
  • Boil Water Order for Several Towns after Plant Worker Found Dead in Tank (New Jersey)

    02/10/2005 10:45:08 AM PST · by TexKat · 140 replies · 4,965+ views
    WABC ^ | 2/10/05
    New York -WABC, Feb. 10, 2005) — A boil water advisory has gone out to 17 area towns this morning. All are serviced by the same water treatment tank where the body of a missing New Jersey woman was found last night. Eyewitness News reporter Ken Rosato is at the scene in Totowa with more. The medical examiner arrived at the Passaic Valley water treatment plant last night. It was clear, the news would be grim. They had found the body of a woman missing for several days. The discovery led officials to declare a boil water advisory for several...
  • Teacher Molests Student, No Jail Time

    05/23/2002 10:59:34 AM PDT · by Coleus · 84 replies · 15,435+ views
    Teacher in tryst is spared prison Thursday, May 23, 2002 By PAULO LIMA Staff Writer Pamela Diehl-Moore's birthday present Wednesday was three years of her life. The 43-year-old former schoolteacher from Lyndhurst came to court in Hackensack, Bergen County, NJ, having struck a deal with prosecutors that called for her to serve three years in prison for carrying on an affair with a 13-year-old student. Instead, Superior Court Judge Bruce A. Gaeta sentenced Diehl-Moore to five years' probation and ordered her to continue intensive counseling for severe depression, which she blamed for the "lapse in judgment'' that landed her in...
  • A Right to Know [FREEP- Newspaper Editor Threatens to Publish Names of Gun Owners, AGAIN!]

    01/16/2004 3:11:54 PM PST · by TastyManatees · 46 replies · 573+ views
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 1/16/04 | Doug Clifton, Editor
    A RIGHT TO KNOW As a lifelong consumer of the written word displayed on paper, the prospect of talking to readers by way of a "blog" is a little unnerving. I've decided to tip toe into these electronic waters because I recognize that to ignore change is to be consumed by it. At The Plain Dealer we communicate with our readers a number of ways, the pages of the paper being the most obvious. But the "how to reach us" box on 2A lists e-mail addresses and phone numbers for senior editors and similar information appears at the bottom of...
  • GAY NJ Candidate Running on the Republican Ticket

    07/12/2003 10:27:35 AM PDT · by Frank Burns · 18 replies · 691+ views
    herald news | july 9, 2003
    Traier running for freeholder, and history Wednesday, July 9, 2003 By KIBRET MARKOS HERALD NEWS John Traier says he is "not the trailblazer type." Running for Passaic County freeholder for the first time this year, the GOP chairman in Clifton says his only agenda is to make county government more accountable and financially responsible, do away with patronage jobs, and stop property tax increases. Although his platform may not sound pioneering, Traier, 46, is blazing at least one trail: He is the first openly gay political candidate in Passaic County. "I have always been out. I have always been honest...
  • Rutt's Hut Party and Paterson, NJ, Waterfall Trip--All Freepers Welcome (Rain or shine)

    08/17/2003 5:59:59 PM PDT · by Coleus · 120 replies · 11,933+ views
    Tri-State Chapter of the Free Republic | 08.17.03
    <p>The Tri-State Chapter of the Free Republic is sponsoring a get together for Freepers in the Tri-State area and elsewhere.  We will be meeting at the famous NJ Restaurant, Rutt's Hut, a landmark for decades,  in the Delawanna Section of Clifton, NJ at 1:30 PM. September 13th   Get ready for the best hot dogs you ever ate (lots of other stuff on the menu too). We will have our own room.</p>
  • Teen turns phonecam on stranger trying to lure him into car (Clifton, NJ)

    08/01/2003 3:13:52 PM PDT · by lelio · 35 replies · 366+ views
    USA Today ^ | 8/1/2003 | AP
    <p>A 15-year-old boy foiled an apparent abduction attempt when he pulled out his cell phone camera and snapped photos of a man trying to lure him into a car, police said.</p> <p>The teen also photographed the vehicle's license plate and gave the evidence to police, who arrested a suspect the next day.</p>
  • Priest rescues woman in Attack in Clifton, NJ

    07/08/2003 8:08:44 PM PDT · by Coleus · 21 replies · 388+ views
    Priest rescues woman in attack Tuesday, July 8, 2003 By ASHANTI M. ALVAREZ STAFF WRITER CLIFTON - Police are seeking the identity of a priest whom a young woman credits with saving her from being kidnapped by a lewd attacker Monday afternoon, police said. The woman told police she had been walking along Route 3 to her first day of work at a Clifton Commons business when a man pulled over, fondled her, and tried to force her into his car. But the priest drove up at just the right time, police said. The attacker sped away without the woman,...
  • Illicit Cupcakes and Weenies at Clifton Polls

    11/08/2002 10:13:42 PM PST · by Coleus · 13 replies · 382+ views
    Illicit cupcakes and weenies at Clifton polls Friday, November 08, 2002 "Women flaunting their cupcakes shut down by attorney general." "Officials steamed by weenies." Oh, if only I wrote for a tabloid. On Election Days of yore, Passaic County voters were concerned that jack-booted thugs would assault them on their way to the polls. Or once there, they would be intimidated, have their identities questioned or would be unable to understand instructions written only in English. Not any more. The state Attorney General's Office has put the weight of its office behind a more sinister election scheme: Bake sales. In...