PASSAIC COUNTY, N.J. — Here's a look at the five stories that topped Passaic County news last week:
YOUNG HUMANITARIAN : A youngster from Ringwood was named the ASPCA's "Kid of the Year."
POLICE NEED HELP: Clifton police sought the public's help finding a trio who mugged a man on a city street.
FIRE FUNDRAISER: A group of women from Ringwood and Oakland have launched a fundraiser to aid employees out of work from a diner fire, most of whom are single moms.
DRUG MARKET: Wayne police responding to complaints of juveniles buying marijuana and hash in an open-air drug market arrested a 24-year-old township man on distribution charges.
FIREFIGHTERS HURT: Three Paterson firefighters were taken to St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston with injuries that included burns to their heads from a three-story house fire, authorities said Sunday.