Matt Fagan, North Jersey News

Matt Fagan

North Jersey News

West Milford, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Matt:

Morris County prosecutor releases identity of body discovered in county park on June 28

The Morris County Prosecutor's Office has modified its statement regarding the June 28 discovery of a body in Lewis Morris Park in Morristown. → Read More

Two 'old' cars found in Passaic River by Paterson's McBride Avenue

Paterson Fire Department launched its rescue boat to investigate reports of two cars found in the Passaic River near McBride Avenue Friday afternoon. → Read More

Passaic makes Juneteenth an official holiday, will close city offices Friday

On Friday, city offices in Passaic will be closed in observation of Juneteenth. → Read More

No fancy trips. Consumers spending vacation money on pools, motor homes due to coronavirus

Consumers across the country are reinventing the vacation experience. Some are bringing the resort experience to their homes. Others are taking their homes on the road. → Read More

Petition circulating in Clifton to change names of Christopher Columbus, Woodrow Wilson schools

A petition circulating in Clifton calls for the renaming of the Christopher Columbus and Woodrow Wilson middle schools. → Read More

Passaic mayor's wife gives birth to family's fifth son

Passaic's burgeoning population jumped by at least another soul Tuesday when Charles Nathanial Judah Lora was born at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. → Read More

Clifton trustees explore ways to deal with possible $5 million in school aid cuts

New Jersey has reduced proposed aid to school districts due to the coronavirus. → Read More

Clifton protest march travels to Passaic City Hall

"I am impressed with these kids," Passaic Police Chief Luis Guzman said. "I don't know that I would have the wisdom at that age." → Read More

Ex-deputy fire chief's incendiary Facebook posts on George Floyd cause trouble for Clifton

"If you are out at any of these 'protest' you are a scum bag and deserve to get shot," read a post by Norm Tahan, a former Clifton deputy fire chief. → Read More

Protest in response to the death of George Floyd in Clifton for Tuesday

Two Clifton High School alumni are behind the rally for social justice scheduled to be held Tuesday on the front lawn of City Hall, home to the city's police department. → Read More

Clifton scuttles plans for September schools referendum as coronavirus clouds outlook

Economic uncertainty due to coronavirus has derailed the Clifton Board of Education plans for a Sept. 29 referendum to pay for school upgrades. → Read More

A month before earning their high school diplomas, 15 Clifton seniors receive college degrees

A new program allowed 15 high school students to take courses at Bergen Community College, giving them a academic and financial boost. → Read More

'You can't just forget Memorial Day': West Milford veterans remember those who gave all

While West Milford officially cancelled all of the planned Memorial Day activities, a score of veterans gathered Monday at the Veteran's Memorial. → Read More

Little Falls celebrates Seton Hall Law student on graduation day

Born with spinal muscular atrophy, Josh Cooper overcame all obstacles to graduate from law school. Little Falls celebrated his achievement. → Read More

Passaic County municipalities to be reimbursed for coronavirus expenses

The city of Clifton accepted a $4.9 million grant from the county to offset costs incurred from the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Prosecutor Office investigating four shootings, three in Paterson and one in Passaic

The Passaic County Prosecutor' is investigating four shootings that happened overnight, three of which occurred in Paterson and one in Passaic. → Read More

'It brings a little joy': Totowa's 'Birthday Brigade' marks 150th celebration

Totowa's first responders formed a 'Birthday Brigade' to help celebrate birthdays. It rolls out every day at 1 p.m. → Read More

Private firm opens walk-in coronavirus antibody testing site in Passaic

This past week a private firm, MEDRITE Urgent Care, opened a COVID-19 antibody testing site in the City of Passaic. → Read More

Daughters of Miriam Center in Clifton reports 31 coronavirus-related deaths

Just a month after it announced its first COVID-19-related fatality, the facility said it has had 30 additional deaths. → Read More

Doctors: Passaic man's COVID-19 recovery after 27 days on ventilator, in coma a 'miracle'

When he was released from St. Mary's General Hospital after 27 days on a ventilator and in a coma, hospital doctors called it a "miracle." → Read More