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Glen Rock Police and Fire Department Respond to AM 911 at Glen Rock Gas Station

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

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Glen Rock NJ,  Shortly after 9:30 PM on Thursday, 05/16, Glen Rock Police and Glen Rock Fire Department responded to a 911 telephone call reporting that a U-Haul rental truck had struck a gas station building at 390 South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock. First arriving units quickly determined that no one was injured in the mishap, and that damage to the gas station itself was very minimal. However, the truck’s drive shaft was severely damaged rendering the vehicle completely unmovable. A heavy duty tow truck was used extricate the rental vehicle from its post crash resting position and remove it from the scene. No word as to whether the driver would be responsible for towing charges and damages incurred to the vehicle.

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Reader Comments On Night Time Solicitations in Glen Rock

” No permits should be issued by police to allow people to be bothered in their own homes. I would jump a mile if my doorbell rang after 8 PM when I wasn’t expecting anyone. I would not respond, but then there’s the chance that your house is being cased to see if anyone is home, so supposedly you’re better off yelling “No thanks!” Why should the burden fall on a person in his or her own home? All such permit requests should be denied, including political movements and fundraising. I believe this will eventually happen and I hope it’s not because of some awful incident. Sorry, but it’s a new world and the sanctity of the privacy of one’s home must be respected. Fundraising efforts should be directed elsewhere. “

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Glen Rock Police reply to multiple soliciting complaints

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police reply to multiple soliciting complaints :

“We have received numerous complaints this evening regarding a company that is soliciting door to door. The company in question has applied for and received solicitor permits from the police department. All solicitors are required to display their Glen Rock Police Department issued permits which include their photo, name, company name, dates valid and permit number. They should be able to provide it to you upon request.

Solicitors are allowed to operate on Monday through Saturday only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Of course, the Glen Rock Police Department will respond and check on any solicitors not showing their permits, who are causing a disturbance, acting suspiciously or appear to be unlicensed to solicit. However, solicitors who are properly licensed and adhering to the rules are allowed to go door to door. “

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Glen Rock Police Seek your Help

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Glen Rock NJ, Over the weekend there was a residential burglary reported to us on Ashton Pl (Saturday 5/4/19 between 9pm and 10pm) and several car burglaries reported to us during the early morning hours (Sunday 5/5/19) in various sections of town. As with any incidents, the Glen Rock Police are asking any residents with video systems or video doorbells to check their footage and report any suspicious persons, vehicles or incidents. Thank you.

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Some Bergen Towns Could be Prime Beneficiaries of the Trump Administration’s Proposed New Illegal Immigration Policy

Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer

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Glen Rock NJ, we reported in January of 2017 that Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer said Glen Rock welcomes people from shithole countries,

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NJDOT Grant to Improve Intersection of Rock Road and Maple Ave in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer announced to day a New Jersey Department of Transportation grant to improve the intersection of Rock Road and Maple Avenue .

Packer said ,”I am pleased to share that I got a call from the governor’s office to inform me that the New Jersey Department of Transportation Municipal Aid program awarded Glen Rock with a grant for $227,000 which will facilitate the next step of our improvement efforts at the intersection of Rock Road and Maple Avenue.
We have been looking to improve pedestrian and vehicular safety at this intersection for several years and look forward to moving ahead with the project.”

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Glen Rock Police Luring Investigation Confirmed that No criminal act was committed

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Glen Rock NJ, The Glen Rock Police Department would like to report that we were able to speak to both the individual driving the vehicle as well as the man who witnessed the event and told the driver to leave. We would like to express our sincere thanks to everyone who called and assisted us in this investigation. While this incident was understandably concerning to all of us, our investigation has confirmed that no criminal act was committed.

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UPDATE: WOMAN CHARGED WITH LEAVING THE SCENE OF A FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION IN GLEN ROCK

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Glen Rock NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of MARINA M. LEE (DOB: 6/18/1953; widowed; and employed as an office manager) of 100 Rock Road, #107, Hawthorne, New Jersey, on charges of Leaving The Scene Of A Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision, Endangering An Injured Victim, and Hindering Apprehension. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Glen Rock Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Ackermann.

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Glen Rock Approves $14.7 Bond Referendum

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock referendum narrowly passes according to the unofficial results posted on the Glen Rock Schools Facebook page. The
$14.7 million bond referendum question  had 937 yes votes and 879 no votes.

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No Threat Made Against Glen Rock Public Schools

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Public Schools has issued the following statement on their Facebook page :

To all Parents and Community Residents,
I have been apprised of a rumor circulating in town about a threat to our High School. I want to dispel this rumor. There has been no threat made.
Bruce Watson, Superintendent