Ricardo Kaulessar, North Jersey News

Ricardo Kaulessar

North Jersey News

Woodland Park, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Ricardo:

Parents of Demarest high school seniors want graduation time changed from weekday morning

Some parents of graduating seniors at Northern Valley Regional HIgh School in Demarest want the 9 a.m. time for the July graduation changed. → Read More

Former Devils player’s Alpine mansion now listed at $16M after price slash

The Alpine home of hockey star Ilya Kovalchuk is now selling at $16 million, a $2 million cut from the original asking price last year. → Read More

Hearing more fireworks than usual? Some North Jersey towns have and want it to stop

Hearing more fireworks than normal? It's not your imagination as there has been an considerable uptick in North Jersey towns in recent weeks. → Read More

Husband of slain Cresskill woman sets up memorial fund focused on child predator awareness

Divna Rosasco, the Cresskill woman killed last week in her home, was remembered as full of life and generous. → Read More

Argument led to violent attack on Dumont woman before her death, police say

New details confirm that an argument turned violent led to the death of a Dumont resident and mother of three. → Read More

'She was loved by all of us': Family and friends mourn mother of three killed in Dumont

A Dumont resident found dead in her apartment on Tuesday is being remembered by loved ones including a childhood friend who set up a GoFundMe. → Read More

Police detail attempted cover-up in Cresskill homicide that left victim's co-workers in shock

Newly released details in the killing of Divna Rosasco allege that Nicolas Coirazza and an unnamed 14-year-old plotted to dump the woman in a park. → Read More

Bergen schools forced to cut hiring, tap reserve funds after NJ slashes $336M in aid

Seven districts will each lose at least $1 million as the state cuts funding to local schools in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. → Read More

Marist High School is not just another Catholic school closing. It was my school

The Bayonne school will close for good with today's graduation. The Record's Ricardo Kaulessar remembers a school that always had a hold on him. → Read More

Dumont High School seniors and parents get their wish: An in-person graduation

Dumont High School will have an in-person, outdoor graduation ceremony on July 8. → Read More

Citing recent incident, Jersey City activists demand police accountability in their town

Jersey City activists protesting against police brutality want police accountability locally after an incident where police used force to break up a fight. → Read More

With no Memorial Day parade, New Milford finds different way to honor war dead

Signs with images of soldiers from New Milford who died in wars are displayed near Borough Hall. → Read More

Loved and Lost: Jack Ferber was passionate about family, community and sports

Haworth resident Jack Ferber died on April 30 at the age of 73, a month after testing positive for coronavirus. → Read More

Above and Beyond: The month Bergenfield officers delivered two babies days apart

Bergenfield police officers twice in the same month in the winter of 2018 assisted in the birth of a baby including one during a snowstorm. → Read More

Open For Business: Bergenfield's Camberly Gardens planting seeds for post-coronavirus future

Due to the pandemic, the garden center is closed to shoppers, but is still filling orders by phone or email for delivery and curbside pickup. → Read More

Parents raising money to keep Cresskill catholic school from closing

Parents are leading an effort to keep the Academy of St. Therese School in Cresskill open after the Archdiocese of Newark said it will be closing. → Read More

Public service runs in the family for New Milford mother and daughter helping during pandemic

New Milford resident Denise Brunner and her daughter Jessica serve in the borough's Office of Emergency Management and its volunteer ambulance corps. → Read More

These North Jersey mayors have led their towns for decades. Here's what they have to say

There's a small group of North Jersey mayors who have something in common - they have served in office for two decades or more. → Read More

Loved and Lost: Arthur Freiman was devoted educator in Bergenfield who shunned the spotlight

Arthur Freiman of Teaneck was a 38-year employee of the Bergenfield School District who died on April 26 from coronavirus. → Read More

What lies beneath? In Jersey City, renovation reveals a century-old treasure

Floor work done in a closed City Hall in Jersey City uncovered a treasure hidden under the linoleum surface -- the original tile floor. → Read More