Top Stories in April: Mourning a Principal, Blk. Gold, and Police News

Take a look at the most viewed articles from the past month

Marco Cera, the father of two daughters who ran  from 2008 to 2010, died earlier this month after being diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Franklin Lakes brothers Chris and Albie leveraged their RHoNJ fame last year to launch a product marketed as a calorie- and caffeine-free, all natural health and energy drink.

This August 2011 story spiked in popularity this month after some of the cast members of  cast were spotted sporting Blk. shirts on the show.   

The Readers' Choice poll this week was by far our most exciting yet, with nearly 8,000 votes cast by Wyckoff-Franklin Patch readers. 

The tug of war between your favorite local florists throughout the week was intense, but when the rose petals settled,  was the top vote getter.

Burglars smashed the rear doors of three Wyckoff homes on Hil-Ray Avenue and Wiltsie Court and ransacked bedrooms Easter night before escaping police apprehension, according to police.  

A Wood-Ridge man was drunk and driving at nearly twice the speed limit on Route 208 when he was arrested by police early Sunday, authorities said.

The incident echoed a fatal crash in Fair Lawn three weeks prior.

Wyckoff completed the $3.1 million purchase of Russell Farms on Friday afternoon, according to several people with the township. 

With the addition of the Russell Farms property, the township’s inventory of open space increases to 288.95 acres from 283.95 acres or 6.74 percent of the township’s total land area.

Following another break-in at a township home and another high-end vehicle theft, the  and Township Committee arranged a crime prevention forum with residents.

Police are investigating yet another suspected burglary in the township.

According to the , by the time officers responded to an activated burglar alarm at a Deep Brook Road home shortly before 9 p.m. the suspects were gone.

Six people were injured as a result of a 2-car crash in Midland Park.

Emergency responders from Midland Park, Wyckoff, Ho-Ho-Kus and Ridgewood responded shortly before 9 p.m. to transport the six individuals hurt in the crash at Erie and Franklin avenues.  

A 2-story barn caught on fire on Pulis Avenue in Franklin Lakes. Borough firefighters, as well as crews from Wyckoff and surrounding towns, responded to the blaze that sparked sometime around 8 a.m.


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