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Fallen Tree Shuts Down Washington Township Public Library

photo by Boyd Loving

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Twp of Washington NJ, a tree fell onto roof of Washington Township Public Library on Tuesday, closing the library till further notice . The library is located at 144 Woodfield Road.

According to the Library’s website : Due to a fallen tree on the building, we are closed until further notice. Please call or check back for future updates.

Not sure what the policy is on over due books when the Library is closed ?

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Fallen Tree Leaves Several Ridgewood Homes in the Dark

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 26,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, High winds caused a dead tree trunk to fall on a large grouping of primary electric wires and communications trunk cables at the intersection of Hillcrest Road and Norman Drive, Ridgewood on Monday morning, 06/25. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, and Ridgewood Emergency Services personnel responded to the incident. Several homes in the area were without electric power until it was restored by PSE&G. A PSE&G contracted tree service removed and disposed of the tree.

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Fallen Tree in Ridgewood Causes Delays for New Jersey Transit Commuters

Fallen Tree in Ridgewood Causes Delays for New Jersey Transit Commuters

photos courtesy of  Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

February 22,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, NJ Transit Police, and NJ Transit Rail Operations personnel responded on Wednesday morning, 02/21, to investigate a fallen tree in the rear of 264 South Broad Street, Ridgewood that resulted in 45-60 minute delays to NJ Transit rail service on the Bergen and Main lines.

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Fallen Tree Blocks Freight train Traffic in Ridgewood

Fallen Tree Blocks Freight train Traffic in Ridgewood

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

June 8,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police Department Patrol Officer Peter Tuchol, Jr. and a New York Susquehanna & Western (NYS&W) Railroad employee who did not wish to be identified survey a downed tree in the rear of 334 Lakeview Drive, Ridgewood that stopped freight train traffic on the NYS&W’s main line between Ridgefield Park, NJ and Binghampton, NY. The tree fell at approximately 12 noon on Tuesday, 06/07, according to a nearby resident. A railroad crew was expected to clear the blockage late in the afternoon.

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Fallen Tree Closes Goffle Road for Several Hours on Tuesday

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Fallen Tree Closes Goffle Road for Several Hours on Tuesday
August 4,2015
th staff of the Ridgewood blog
Hawthorne NJ, A large tree fell in front of 400 Goffle Road, Hawthorne near, Diamond Bridge Avenue, at approximately 1:00 PM on Tuesday, 08/04. The falling tree hit an electric transformer and downed several primary electric lines, which in turn ignited a major brush fire.
Goffle Road was closed for several hours in both directions between Diamond Bridge Avenue and Macfarlan Avenue in Hawthorne. PSE&G reported numerous power outages in the area; it was unknown whether Verizon & Cablevision outages existed. Response by Hawthorne PD, EMS, and FD. One (1) person was removed from the scene by ambulance; it is unknown whether his/her condition was related to the incident.
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Fallen tree blocks busy through street in Ridgewood

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Photo credit:   Boyd A. Loving

Fallen tree blocks busy through street in Ridgewood
August 03,2015
Boyd A. Loving

Ridgewood NJ, Tree crews from the Village of Ridgewood Parks Department work to remove a fallen tree that completely blocked Lincoln Avenue in Ridgewood on Monday morning, 08/03.  The fallen tree was reported at approximately 8:15 AM and affected the roadway between Rock Road and Highland Avenue.

No injuries were reported, nor were there any reported disruptions to utility services in the area.  The roadway was reopened for traffic at approximately 9:45 AM. Uniformed patrol officers from Ridgewood and Glen Rock provided traffic control while crews were busy at work.