PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. — Here are a look at the five stories that topped Passaic County news last week:
THAT TIME OF YEAR: An off-duty Lodi police officer led his Wayne colleagues to a 23-year-old township man who they said was following delivery trucks and swiping packages off porches.
PARISH STORE: Pompton Lakes resident Blake Pra Sisto filled a void for Catholics and Catholic churches nine years ago when she opened her shop called The Parish Store on Wanaque Avenue.
PASSAIC MISCOUNT? Hillary Clinton was not shortchanged 50,000 votes in Passaic County, as previously tweeted by election analysts.
FLAGS : The championship game between Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley high schools may be over, but law enforcement officers and other public servants in town continued cheering this week.
SANTA LIVES ON: The family of Ray Beesley, the late Paterson man known to many as the “Real Santa,” is carrying on his legacy by doing what he loved best: giving back to children.