PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. — Here's a look at the five stories that topped Passaic County news last week:
SHOOTING: A 38-year-old Ringwood man killed his ex-girlfriend with a shotgun blast through a glass door late Wednesday, authorities said.
OD MISSION: On Christmas day in 2011, Rebecca Conroy’s best friend died of a heroin overdose. She's choosing to do something about it.
BUSTED: The rumors finally ceased Tuesday when state authorities charged Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and three city DPW supervisors with having employees work at a private warehouse leased by the mayor’s daughter and nephew while collecting taxpayer money.
GENTLE GIANT DIES: Bruce Gallagher, of Wanaque, died on Friday, March 3. He was 70.
CAKE MOM: After 18 years improving people's vision, Regina Heredia is fulfilling a dream and helping people get creative with cakes, at her new cake shop in Clifton.
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