Daily Voice this week is running down some of the top stories of 2016.
These are the stories that made us smile, made us cry or in some way left an impression on us.
MAHWAH, N.J. — Sofya Dorshenko might not be here today if it wasn't for three Mahwah police officers.
Officers spotted the youngster, then 9, standing on her third-floor balcony as a fire raged through her condominium complex.
"Jump!" they called up to her.
She did, trust-falling backwards off the railing and into their arms.