BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — Here's a look at the five stories that topped news in Bergen County last week:
MILLIONS FOR MURDER: An upstate New York man who agreed to commit a murder for hire drove to a Mahwah restaurant to meet what turned out to be an undercover detective, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal announced Monday.
MAHWAH TEEN DIES: A 17-year-old Mahwah High School student was killed after a car he was a passenger in slammed into a tree Saturday night, authorities confirmed Sunday morning.
TOO MUCH PIZZA?: Dan Celestina of Demarest hasn't missed pizza night in 95 weeks.
ELMWOOD PARK MAYOR DIES: Elmwood Park Mayor Richard Mola -- who held the office for 45 years -- died at age 80.
DAD JUMPS HOLDING KIDS: Friends knew the couple was having trouble, but no one could have dreamed that John Spincken would snatch up their two boys after a fight with his wife, drive to the Route 287 bridge over the Wanaque River and jump 100 feet with them in his arms Monday night.
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