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Englewood Cliffs woman sentenced for embezzling $1.35M while working at Fort Lee bank

Rejecting pleas for leniency, a judge Tuesday sentenced an Englewood Cliffs mother of two to nearly seven years in federal prison for embezzling $1.35 million from the accounts of elderly customers while working as an officer at a Fort Lee bank.

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Englewood Cliffs’ former law firm said it quit because of conflict with officials’ views

Attorneys formerly representing the Borough Council quit because they either fundamentally disagreed with borough officials, or found the council’s actions repugnant among other reasons, according to their correspondence.

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Englewood school board votes in favor of legal battle with Englewood Cliffs

The city school board will take its neighboring district in Englewood Cliffs to court should it try to cut ties with the Englewood district.

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Alllll aboard!! Englewood Cliffs resident the eyes, ears and voice of Secaucus Junction

In life, timing is everything. And there’s nothing Englewood Cliffs resident Phyllis Mangapit hates seeing more than a missed connection.Fortunately, Mangapit has the ability to do something about that – at least, during the morning rush. She is sort of like the railroad’s version of The Wizard of Oz, that mysterious person behind the velvet curtain whose omniscient voice echoes through the giant waiting room and track platforms throughout the Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction Station. At least, when an automated voice isn’t doing it instead.

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Rudy Van Gelder, Hackensack native and influential recording engineer, dies at 91

Hackensack native Rudy Van Gelder, perhaps the most influential recording engineer in the jazz genre, who brought to vivid life the sounds of such legendary artists as Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock and Freddie Hubbard, died Thursday morning at his longtime home and studio in Englewood Cliffs. He was 91.

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Man alleges unlawful arrest, excessive force by Palisades Parkway police in Englewood Cliffs

A Rockland County man is suing the Palisades Interstate Parkway Police and several of its officers, alleging that he was unlawfully arrested and beaten up in Bergen County while driving to work late one night.

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Englewood Cliffs deputy police chief says he's quitting, cites hostile work environment

Englewood Cliffs Deputy Police Chief Michael McMorrow, embroiled in several lawsuits involving the police department and officers, will resign effective Oct. 1, claiming it’s because of a hostile work environment.

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Prosecutor to get findings on Englewood Cliffs police chief

The findings of an internal review of Police Chief Michael Cioffi’s administration will be referred to the Bergen County prosecutor, but borough officials said they will continue their investigation.

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Englewood Cliffs police chief placed on administrative leave

Englewood Cliffs Police Chief Michael Cioffi, an ally of the former Democratic mayor, was placed on administrative leave for 30 days by a partisan vote on Wednesday night before a standing-room-only crowd.

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Englewood Cliffs firm fights hostile bid

The board of directors of Englewood Cliffs-based Asta Funding, Inc. is fighting back against a Cayman Islands-based hedge fund's hostile bid to acquire up to 42 percent of the debt collection and specialty financing firm.

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