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Large Donation Precede Bergen County Contract

Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco

by Jim Arakelian

Midland Park NJ, Nothing to see here folks. One-party rule is killing us with corrupt pay to play. According to the “The Record” Two days before Bergen County’s freeholders awarded a $5 million contract to a Midland Park contractor to restore the Teaneck Creek, records show that a second company owned by the contractor’s brother gave County Executive Jim Tedesco’s reelection campaign a $2,500.

The county says there is no connection between the donation and the contract and that the county does not track political contributions. Bergen County Jim Tedesco, a Democrat, is up for reelection next in 2022

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Vehicle Hits Building in Midland Park

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Midland Park NJ, An adult female driver was transported by ambulance to a local hospital following a Friday afternoon, 10/11, crash at 190 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park. Midland Park Police, Midland Park Fire Department, Midland Park EMS, and a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital responded to the incident. The driver’s 4-door Volvo sedan jumped a curb and caused significant structural damage when it crashed through the front wall of a mixed used building. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked vehicle.

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BMW Mistook a Wheelchair Ramp for an exit Driveway in Midland Park

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Midland Park NJ, No injuries were reported following a Tuesday afternoon, 10/08, motor vehicle crash in the rear of a medical office building located at 44 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park. Midland Park Police and Midland Park Fire Department responded to the incident, in which the adult female driver of a BMW SUV mistook a wheelchair ramp for an exit driveway. Structural damage to the office building was limited to two (2) stair railings and support piping for a canopy. The SUV was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Police on the scene did not say whether any summonses would be issued to the driver.

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Code Ninjas to Debut in Midland Park to Teach Kids Coding in a Cool Way

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MIDLAND PARK NJ, Say the words, “video game” and your kids are bound to stop and listen. The local owners of a new Code Ninjas, a learning center that debuts on Sept. 28 at 85 Godwin Ave., in Midland Park, know that video games aren’t only fun, but educational. Code Ninjas will serve the local area by teaching children computer coding and problem-solving skills while having fun building video games.  

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Fallen Tree Crushes Two Cars in Midland Park

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Midland Park NJ, Two (2) single family homes were clipped and two (2) passenger vehicles were heavily damaged when a tree fell in the backyard of a home on Maple Avenue in Midland Park early Friday morning, 07/12. Midland Park Police and Midland Park Fire responded to the incident. No injuries were reported.

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Midland Park Police Report Two Vehicles Stolen From Driveways

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Midland Park NJ, Midland Park Police Department report during the early morning hours of 7/1/19 2 residents had their vehicles stolen from their driveways. In both incidents the key fob and valuables were left in the vehicle. We also had 2 incidents of valuables stolen from vehicles that were left unlocked.

We ask that you do the following prior to parking your vehicle at night.

-lock your car doors.
-remove the key fob from the vehicle.
-remove all valuables or place them in the trunk.

If you see or hear anything suspicious during the night please call MPPD at 201-444-2300.

Don’t be a victim.

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Statement by Governor Murphy on Death of Midland Park Navy Veteran

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“Kevin Yali proved that service is a lifetime calling. Having honorably served four deployments in the United States Navy, he knew he had more to give. Sadly we have now learned that he gave his life while protecting U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan. We are all moved by the words of his family and friends, which tell of his kind and selfless nature. We should all be equally moved to exemplify them.

“Tammy and I send our condolences to the Yali family, Kevin’s many friends, and the communities of Midland Park and Paterson.

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Midland Park Historic Home Combines a Unique Mix of Building Styles with an Interesting Historical Legacy

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MIDLAND PARK NJ , Looking for a unique home that blends old world character with modern living?   Then, the historical Myers-Masker House in Midland Park, NJ, may be for you. Located on an acre of park-like property at 179 Park Avenue in the borough, the home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and recently hit the real estate market at $850,000.

“It’s a unique home with lots of personality, and with that personality comes a lot of history,” said Jo Ann Cotz-Levine, the current homeowner who worked on the meticulous renovation of the home in the mid-1980s. “The home represents the 19th century more than any other period. So when we renovated, we looked to modernize the home while maintaining the historical nature of that period. ” She and her husband, Julian Levine, have continued to care for and protect the home for the last 30 years.

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Multi Vehicle Accident in Midland Park Sends Victim to Hospital

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Midland Park NJ,  Midland Park Police, Midland Park EMS, and Midland Park Fire all responded to a Wednesday morning, 04/10 motor vehicle crash with personal injury at the intersection of Erie and Franklin Avenues, Midland Park. Two (2) SUVs were wrecked and removed from the scene by flatbed tow trucks. At least one (1) victim of the crash was transported to a local hospital for treatment.