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Past articles by Joshua:

We've investigated unsolved homicides through North Jersey. Here's what we found

This year our reporters have examined the history of several unsolved homicides in North Jersey. Here are some of the cases we've highlighted. → Read More

Paterson man found beaten inside city business dies of injuries

Police found a Paterson man badly beaten inside a local business Sunday before he died of his injuries, county law enforcement said. → Read More

Cicadas should emerge ‘soon’ statewide in New Jersey

When will cicadas emerge in New Jersey? It could be at any time, a Department of Agriculture spokesman said. → Read More

Whole Foods to open four new locations in New Jersey

The new stores will be in Wayne, Woodcliff Lake, Jersey City and Skillman. The company did not announce opening dates or locations for the stores. → Read More

Fire that destroyed Paterson house under investigation by Prosecutor's Office

A fire that destroyed an East 23rd Street home Sunday trapped a person inside and prompted an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office. → Read More

Flames engulf construction vehicle in Hillsdale as gas line struck by worker

Four homes were evacuated near Kinderkamack Road and Dwight Avenue Tuesday morning when a worker struck a gas line. → Read More

Helicopter brings patient to hospital from Route 287 crash in Oakland

A helicopter landed on Route 287 in Oakland Thursday morning to take a patient to a hospital following a car crash. → Read More

These are the best NJ high schools as ranked by U.S News and World Report

Middlesex County Academy, High Technology and Bergen County Academies are among the best high schools in New Jersey according to this list. → Read More

Update: Woman found dead in Ridgewood house fire identified

One person was found dead inside a house that caught fire overnight Monday in Ridgewood, police said. → Read More

Sea Life Aquarium and Legoland at American Dream mall delay opening

The debut of the Sea Life Aquarium and Legoland attraction at the American Dream mall, scheduled for May, has been postponed until the summer. → Read More

'Wu-Tang: An American Saga' Hulu series films in Elmwood Park

"Wu-Tang: An American Saga" filmed on Broadway near Elizabeth Avenue and Florence Place in Elmwood Park on Monday. → Read More

Advocates continue fight against parole for man convicted in 1976 Bergen County murder

Christopher Righetti abducted Kim Montelaro, a 20-year-old from New Milford, from the Paramus Park mall parking lot in 1976. → Read More

These NJ Stop and Shop pharmacies offer the COVID vaccine when supplies are available

Online appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine can be made at Stop & Shop's website for 39 stores in New Jersey. → Read More

Here are five of the most harmful invasive insects that have wreaked havoc in New Jersey

The spotted lanternfly, emerald ash borer and gypsy moth are among the invasive insects that have threatened New Jersey's ecosystem over the years. → Read More

These NJ ShopRite stores offer the COVID vaccine, but appointments are in short supply

Vaccine sign-up is available at these New Jersey stores, but supplies are scarce. Check for appointments. → Read More

CVS, Rite Aids in NJ to receive 22,500 Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine doses

CVS and Rite Aid will receive 22,500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to boost New Jersey’s efforts to vaccinate its population. → Read More

Snow removal: What we know as storm winds down in North Jersey

A storm that hit North Jersey with 20 to 30 inches Monday refused to yield as snow continued Tuesday, though lighter than the day before. → Read More

Firefighters battle massive blaze, bitter cold in Passaic

Firefighters battled a massive fire at a recycling center in Passaic overnight Saturday as well as the brutal cold. → Read More

Residents remember Metro View Grille restaurant, a 'staple in Haledon'

There were no injuries reported as a result of the fire at Metro View Grille in Haledon, police said. → Read More

One firefighter injured by collapsing wall in four-alarm Passaic fire

The fire started on 4th Street in Passaic at about 4:10 a.m. and was placed under control about two hours later. → Read More