PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. — Here's a look at the top five stories that topped Passaic County news last week.
MAN JAILED FOR BEATING PUPPY: A Wayne man on Tuesday admitted beating a 7-month-old puppy to death with a kitchen chair during an argument with his girlfriend – in exchange for a one-year prison sentence.
STEP-DAUGHTER ASSAULT: Jurors in Paterson on Wednesday convicted a Passaic man of sexually assaulting his stepdaughter when she was 14 and he was 26.
GOOD EATS: The restaurant industry is all Nick Gjevukaj of Norwood has ever known. He runs a Little Falls restaurant and several others with his family.
ASPERGER'S AIDS PHOTOGRAPHER: Alan Goldberg of Hawthorne always had intense focus. He recently learned it is because he has Asperger's Syndrome.
EMACIATED DOG DIES: An emaciated dog who was tossed from a moving vehicle in Paterson died early Friday morning at the Oradell Animal Hospital.
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