Kristie Cattafi, North Jersey News

Kristie Cattafi

North Jersey News

Lodi, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Kristie:

Cliffside Park High School seniors turn their personal pandemic stories into a book

Cliffside Park students opened up and wrote down their fears, dreams and personal stories in a book, which will raise money for scholarships. → Read More

Edgewater, facing $6M budget deficit, lays off more than 60 teachers and staff

A "perfect storm" of low budgeting in past years and a spike in out-of-district student tuition costs created a nearly $6 million budget deficit. → Read More

NJ hospitals team up with Center for Food Action to buy restaurant meals for families in need

Local hospitals are teaming up with the Center for Food Action on a new program that provides restaurant dinners for families in need. → Read More

Satin Dolls, exotic dance club featured in The Sopranos, to reopen for outdoor dining

On Thursday, a yellow banner hung on the side of a silver car that said “grand re-opening.” At least two large wooden folding tables were set up. → Read More

Voter fraud claims spur investigation in Palisades Park

Candidates in the Democratic council primary say challengers filled in ballots in a senior building. → Read More

Leonia firefighter resigns after 'inappropriate' social media post

Jack Peters resigned after making a derogatory comment against Asian Americans. → Read More

Bergen County hospitals ask community to stop sending meals, give to food pantries instead

Bergen County hospitals asked the community to stop sending food their way, and instead redirect donations to the Center for Food Action. → Read More

NJ swimming pool reopening announcement expected Monday

An announcement on the reopening of outdoor municipal and private pools is expected on Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy said. → Read More

How Fort Lee, home of NJ's first coronavirus patient, is helping residents through crisis

Since March 3, Fort Lee has been leading the charge responding to the pandemic with assistance programs, tax relief and informative videos. → Read More

NJ coronavirus claims life of former Wallington fire chief and 'sweetest guy in the world'

David Pinto was honored when the Wallington Fire Department went to Hackensack hospital to escort his remains to the Warner Wozniak Funeral Home. → Read More

Hackensack man charged with pedestrian death, driving under influence

Fabio Campos Azofeifa was additionally issued other motor vehicle violations including driving under the influence. → Read More

Second Jersey City man arrested for April murder of 21-year-old

Tyree Witherspoon, 28, was arrested by the Jersey City Police department's street crime unit on Friday. → Read More

Edgewater OKs school budget forcing stark choice in November: $941 tax hike or 30 job cuts

A "perfect storm" of low budgeting in past years and a spike in out-of-district student tuition costs created a nearly $6 million budget deficit. → Read More

Wind gusts cause downed trees, wires and power outages; NJ hits records for late snow, cold

Ramsey and other parts of the state tied the record for the latest snowfall set on May 9, 1977. → Read More

Paterson police investigating 19th Avenue and East 40th Street shooting

Police responded to the area on a report of a shooting at 11:03 p.m. Officers found evidence of a crime scene, but no victim was located. → Read More

Newark Penn Station to close overnight for daily coronavirus cleaning

Newark Penn Station will close overnight starting Sunday, May 3. → Read More

Paterson police seek public's help regarding Hopper Street shooting

A man is recovering after he was shot in the area of Hopper Street last night. → Read More

Palisades Park school board shuts down 5.5% budget increase, plans teacher cuts

The 5.5% increase is too much when people are struggling to put food on their tables, a school board member said. → Read More

Restaurant and retired police officer team up to feed hospital workers

Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck has been at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. BV Tuscany Ristorante and Phil Lavigne are helping. → Read More

Healthcare workers get their cars sanitized with help from Bergen County Sheriff's Office

Hackensack Meridian Hospital healthcare workers were able to take their cars to be sanitized from 6 to 9 a.m. → Read More