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School Bus Explodes in Flames in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, Flames completely engulfed a van used to transport school children just moments after all of the children and their driver had been safely evacuated to a nearby strip mall on Thursday afternoon, 01/24. The raging fire was extinguished by members of Fair Lawn Fire Department Fire Companies 2 & 4, Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue, Bergen County Hazmat, Glen Rock Police , Glen Rock Fire Department, and Fair Lawn Fire Department also responded to the incident which was located in the parking lot of an office building at 266 Harristown Road, Glen Rock.

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GLEN ROCK BANS OVERNIGHT STREET PARKING DUE TO WINTER STORM

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DUE TO EXPECTED WEATHER CONDITIONS NO OVERNIGHT PARKING WILL BE PERMTTED THROUGH MONDAY 1/21

Glen Rock NJ, Due to expected weather conditions beginning tonight no overnight parking will be permitted on any Borough roadway or public parking lot. Those with parking issues should make arrangements with a neighbor or other private property owner to park their vehicles off the street on private property. This will remain in effect through Monday January 21st to allow DPW crews to address road conditions.

All of Glen Rock’s emergency services and DPW are on standby to provide whatever assistance may be necessary as the expected weather conditions progress.

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Motorcyclist Sustained Non Life Threatening Injuries after colliding with a Car in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, A motorcyclist sustained non life threatening injuries after colliding with a passenger vehicle at the intersection of Beekman Place and Prospect Street, Glen Rock on Friday morning, 01/04. Glen Rock Police and Glen Rock EMS rushed to aid the adult male victim. He was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. Both vehicles involved in the crash were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Glen Rock Police reportedly issued one (1) crash related summons.

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Paramedic team from Valley aided victims of Glen Rock Utility Pole Crash

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Glen Rock NJ, Two (2) injuries were reported following a two (2) vehicle, Tuesday afternoon, 01/01, collision at the intersection of Rodney Street and South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock. Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock EMS, and a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital responded to aid the victims, both of whom were occupants of a 4-door sedan that slammed head on into a utility pole. One (1) vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.

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Glen Rock Police : Man Stole Baby Jesus from Nativity Scene

Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police Department – ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY: This morning at approx 06:59 hours, an unknown white male in his early 20s allegedly took a baby Jesus from a Nativity Scene in the front yard of a home on South Highwood. Anyone who can help identify the suspect or has additional information is asked to contact the GRPD Detective Bureau at 201-670-3948 or 201-670-3947.

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This is a SCAM, Social Security is not calling asking for info

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rthe staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, from the Glen Rock Police department ; We received word that the Hawthorne Police Dept has received many telephone calls at their Police Headquarters reporting that residents are receiving calls from people claiming to be from Social Security, stating there is a problem with thier accounts and they need to contact SS Office, or a Police Officer will call them. This is a SCAM, Social Security is not calling asking for info.

Never provide INFO, please advise friends, family and neighbors especially the elderly as they may be easy target.

NEVER PROVIDE INFO OR SEND OUT CASH CARDS

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Ridgewood , Hawthorne and Fair Lawn Fire Departments Assist Glen Rock Fire Department for Basement Fire in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ,A Thursday evening, 12/06, basement fire in a single family home located at 562 South Maple Avenue, Glen Rock, injured at least one (1) firefighter and required the services of several neighboring fire departments to extinguish. Glen Rock Fire Department was assisted by personnel from Ridgewood Fire Department  , Fair Lawn Fire Department , and Hawthorne Fire Department at the scene. Glen Rock Police and Glen Rock EMS also responded. The cause and exact origin of the blaze is currently under investigation.

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Glen Rock Police Monitor Protest Vigil

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Glen Rock NJ,  A uniformed Glen Rock Police Patrol Officer is assigned to monitor a peaceful weekday protest being regularly conducted by a man who claims his child was abused at a local day care center.

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SCAM ALERT: Social Security Number Scam

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police have issued a SCAM ALERT:” I just received a phone call on my personal cell where the caller ID indicated it was the Social Security Administration. A recorded voice told me there was a problem with my SSN and I needed to speak with an agent in order to prevent suspension of my benefits. I was transferred to a male with a foreign accent.
These scams are constantly evolving and becoming more sophisticated. Please educate yourself, family and friends. Education is the only way to avoid these scams. Be very very wary of any unsolicited calls asking for your personal info. Call the GRPD with any questions if you’re unsure.”

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Three Vehicle Collision In Glen Rock Sends Two to Valley Hospital

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Glen Rock NJ, A three (3) vehicle Saturday evening, 10/27, collision at the intersection of Ackerman Avenue and Rock Road, Glen Rock resulted in two (2) individuals being transported by ambulances to The Valley Hospital. All injuries were reported to be non life threatening in nature. Glen Rock Police and Glen Rock EMS responded to the incident. One (1) of the vehicles wound up on the front lawn of single family home located in the 500 block of Rock Road. All three (3) vehicles involved in the crash were towed from the scene.