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Three former North Jersey chiropractors sentenced in insurance fraud scheme

Three former chiropractors from Bergen and Passaic counties were sentenced to five years of probation Monday for setting up a fraudulent practice in Paterson and cheating more than 30 insurance companies out of what prosecutors say was millions.

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River Dell reaching out with new technology

The River Dell Board of Education is moving further into the 21st century by updating technology and improving overall communication.

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Menendez announces $2.15 million for abuse prevention, including Bloomfield program

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced in Bloomfield on Monday that $2.15 million in Drug Free Communities funds would support 19 coalitions working to prevent youth substance abuse.

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What Jersey sounds like: The bands of Bergen County

This time around, the spotlight lands on the Northeast corner of the state, in Bergen County

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Former Dem boss indicted for Meadowlands kickbacks

Federal indictment against Joseph Ferriero allegeds that between 2002 and 2006, he extorted $1.7 million from a company proposing to develop a retail and entertainment project in the Meadowlands.

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Lawyer for family of boy allegedly molested at Leonia firehouse files civil suit

A lawyer representing the family of a 3-year-old boy who was allegedly molested at the Leonia Fire Department in June has filed legal papers seeking to sue the borough and its volunteer department for unspecified damages.

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Bergen County Fair & Fall Harvest Festival slated for end of September

RIDGEFIELD PARK — Bergen County's annual fair and fall harvest festival will be held Sept. 27-29. This year's festival, held at Overpeck County Park, will feature live music, carnival rides and games, a craft fair and displays from local farms....

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Pequannock doctor pleads guilty to accepting bribes for referrals

A well-known local doctor pled guilty last week to his role in a long-running bribes-for-test referrals scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, its president, and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced last week.

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Body pulled from Hudson River in Fort Lee

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey retrieved a body from the Hudson River, just south of the George Washington Bridge on the New Jersey side, officials said.

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Community notes

ORIENTATION AND ENROLLMENT AT JERSEY CITY DELIVERANCE CENTER The Jersey City Deliverance Center, 131 Union St., Jersey City, will hold its bible institute’s enrollment event today at 6 p.m. For more information, call (201) 332-0164.

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