Judge James Young Jr. (left) in 1992One of the best known personalities in Teaneck, and always a man of good cheer. Who has not gone before the good judge at least once to plead his case for dismissal of an unmerited traffic ticket? Good luck, good Judge! From the Bergen Record:
Teaneck reappoints municipal judge
TEANECK — Municipal Judge James Young Jr. was appointed to a new three-year term this week by the Township Council.
Young, the town's second black judge, has presided over the town's municipal court since 1988. The former Hackensack assistant prosecutor spent years as a teacher and principal in the Englewood school system before becoming a lawyer.