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Meltzer's To Close, Cops Fight Cancer, 9/11 Update And More News In Review

The third generation owner of Meltzer's is ready to retire at the end of the year, marking the end of the 100-year-old sporting goods store. Photo Credit: Simon Galperin
Last year's Ladies in Blue team Photo Credit: Jerry DeMarco

BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — From Labor Day to Patriot’s Day, it was a busy week across Bergen County. Here’s a look at the top Daily Voice stories from around the region.

On the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we spoke with a first responder with cancer who warns of health care cuts if the Zadrogra Act is allowed to expire.

In other 9/11 news, Emerson dedicated its long-awaited memorial with a ceremony on Friday.

The community is rallying behind to support a 6-year-old Glen Rock boy with leukemia raising $35,000 with a GoFundMe campaign to help pay medical bills.

Ladies in Blue Fighting in Pink — a group of female police officers from across Bergen County — are readying for a 5K for breast cancer.

Hackensack High School teacher Christopher Ryan has published a horror novel “Genius High,” which satirizes high stakes testing.

Meltzer's — a 100-year-old third-generation family-owned sporting goods store in Garfield — is closing it doors for good at the end of this year .

Meanwhile, the 145-year-old Iron Horse in Westwood is still going strong.

Also in dining news, a new cuban restaurant, Casual Habana, opened in New Milford .

In Music this week, Daily Voice introduces River Vale singer-songwriter Christine "Alexa" Houlis. Watch her perform her latest song.

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