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Officials in Bergen, Mercer counties call for review of state codes following Edgewater fire

Bergen and Mercer county officials called Tuesday for a review of state building and fire safety codes as they stood near the site of a development planned by the owner of an Edgewater apartment complex partially destroyed last month in a spectacular, quick-burning blaze that shut roadways and schools, spurred evacuations and left hundreds homeless.

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N.J. woman spared prison for aiding drug dealer's escape, report says

Jamie Angle Clayton of Edgewater wired money to the inmate after he walked away from a work detail in 2013

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Hudson Happenings: Top 14 things to do this week

Hudson Restaurant Week, "Princess Bride" trivia, a chocolate tasting, plus art, music, comedy and more in Hudson County this week--all before the weekend even hits!

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Social media energize donation drives for Edgewater fire victims

They tweeted, posted, shared and liked. And within days, community members raised more than $140,000 on behalf of the tenants of the Avalon at Edgewater who were left homeless after an inferno consumed their apartment complex.

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Mercer, Bergen officials to address concerns about AvalonBay in Princeton in wake of Edgewater fire

Mercer and Bergen county officials will hold a joint press conference Tuesday over concerns about the planned AvalonBay development in Princeton

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LISTEN: Confusion among residents as Edgewater fire begins to tear through complex

Some residents didn't immediately know why the alarms started going Jan. 21 at the AvalonBay apartment complex.

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AvalonBay negligent 'on multiple levels' for Edgewater inferno, tenants allege in lawsuit

The attorney representing mother-daughter clients, Michael Epstein, says a class action lawsuit is not the right legal avenue to pursue.

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Owners of Edgewater complex hit with $5M federal lawsuit over blaze

Alessandro DeMarco and his wife, Amanda Bayer, say they lost personal belongings in the Jan. 21, 2015, fire at the Avalon at Edgewater complex.

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N.J. lawmaker want to stop all multi-family construction until codes are revised

The 'virtual tinderbox' in Edgewater burned because it was built of lightweight wood, says Assemblyman calling for stricter building codes

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