BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — Here's a look at the stories that topped last week's news in Bergen County.
- The woman who accepted her boyfriend's marriage proposal onstage at Bruce Springsteen's record-setting MetLife Stadium concert Thursday night once starred for the Westwood Regional High School track team.
- Responders took an unconventional but effective tack to get a young bear down from a tree in Fair Lawn Friday afternoon.
- Northern Highlands friends launched "Beautiful Self" to help cancer patients feel radiant again.
- Authorities early Wednesday were still trying to identify a man who was struck by a freight train on an Elmwood Park trestle over the Passaic River bridge and knocked onto a steel girder hanging 25 feet over River Road.
- A Woodcliff Lake teacher and animal activist earned the highest teaching honor from the White House.
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