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New revelations in priest scandal highlight lax supervision by Newark Archdiocese

The Rev. Michael Fugee spent time with the youth group at Holy Family Church in Nutley as well as St. Mary's Parish in Colts Neck, highlighting lax supervision by Newark Archbishop John J. Myers

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Suburbia's deadly secret: A rising death toll offers tragic proof of heroin's reach across North Jersey

Since the beginning of 2011, heroin has claimed at least 50 lives in Bergen County. It has its grasp on hundreds more.

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Bergen County to receive $2.5M to house more immigrants at county jail

The jail can now hold a maximum of 194 immigrant detainees, officials told The Record

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School official: Head found in Hudson by college crew team likely from New York, not New Jersey

The giant head discovered floating in the Hudson River last month has yet to be claimed and its origins remain a mystery. The head might be from New Jersey but it is more likely from upstate New York, according to an official from the college where the sculpture is being stored.

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Priest admits violating ban on ministry to children, says actions are "my fault alone"

The Rev. Michael Fugee acknowledges he violated an agreement with prosecutors to stay away from children and says Newark Archbishop John J. Myers did not know of his actions

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More immigrant detainees to be housed in Bergen lockup

More immigrant detainees will be housed at the Bergen County Jail under an agreement that is projected to bring an additional $2.57 million to the county, said Richard Moriarty, spokesman for the sheriff.

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Super Bowl brings need for volunteers

The Meadowlands Super Bowl Host Committee is looking to sign up 22,000 to 23,000 volunteers.

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North Jersey heroin trade is rooted in gangs

The recent arrests of more than two dozen people involved in the regional heroin trade have brought into focus the increasing reliance that street gangs have on drug trafficking, which has become their primary source of income.

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Harry Randall Jr., former Bergen County legislator, freeholder, dies at 86

Harry Randall Jr., the former Bergen County state legislator and county freeholder, taught his four children that public service was an important way to contribute to their community.

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Non-profit events and notes for the week of May 6


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