In top county news this week:
Wood-Ridge High School girls' softball coach Jillian Clementi, also a teacher at Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, engaged in improper sexual relations with a male student from Wood-Ridge High School, authorities charged Wednesday.
A sixth-grade teacher at Yeshivat Noam in Paramus was in custody Thursday after FBI agents found hundreds of videos and images depicting child pornography on his home computer, according to authorities and court documents.
Daina Firestone, a 22-year old from Garfield, was charged with sexual assault Wednesday night when Paramus Police found him engaged in sexual activity with a 15-year-old Wood-Ridge girl in a parked vehicle at Garden State Plaza mall, authorities said.
Arborist and tree climbing cat rescuer Rob Gillies came to the aid of Fair Lawn's Heather Polyi whose kitten was trapped high in a tree. Watch the video report.
After nearly two years of Mahwah teachers working under an expired contract, a tentative settlement mayve been finally been reached between the Mahwah Board of Education and the Mahwah Education Association Wednesday.
A known burglar from Englewood who had been out of state prison only three days was arrested Wednesday night following a burglary at a Ravine Avenue home, Wyckoff Police said. The town's had just concluded when police received a call from an alert resident reporting a suspicious car on Ravine, police said.
The 18-year-old credited with helping two residents escape a massive house fire in Glen Rock is now looking to be the youngest school board member in the borough's history.
Fort Lee officials unveiled rough plans this week for a dog park while some dog owners requested that officials also consider amending borough ordinance to allow dogs in at least some of the borough's public parks.
After years of poor maintenance by the River Edge senior bus drivers, the borough is now faced with the reality of auctioning off one bus after the discovery that the frame and chassis has major rust issues.
Thirteen high schoolers from Hasbrouck Heights competed in the annual all-male pageant.