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Chemical Spill Reported at Glen Rock Police Headquarters

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Fire Department and Hawthorne Fire Department  personnel rushed to Glen Rock Police Department headquarters, 1 Harding Plaza, Glen Rock on Thursday afternoon, 10/11, in response to a possible chemical spill within the building. Firefighters dressed in protective gear entered the building and removed at least two (2) containers of an unknown substance(s) found in a mechanical room. Glen Rock Police Lieutenant Frank Riggio stated that there were no injuries reported in the incident. He also said that it appeared as if one or more of the containers found by firefighters may have been leaking, causing the odor which triggered a phone call for Fire Department assistance.

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Glen Rock Pizzeria “unsafe for human occupancy” after building Slammed by Car

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ , A fast moving 4-door Mercedes sedan mounted a curb in Glen Rock’s main business district and slammed into the front of Francesca’s Brick Oven Pizza located at 234 Rock Road early Wednesday afternoon, 10/03. Personnel from Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock Fire Department, Fair Lawn Fire Department, and Hackensack University Medical Center rushed to aid Mercedes’ adult male driver, and an adult male pedestrian who was grazed by the vehicle after it mounted the sidewalk. Both victims refused ambulance transportation. No one inside the business was injured in the incident. The vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. A building inspector tagged the damaged pizzeria as “unsafe for human occupancy.”

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Skateboarder Struck by Vehicle at the Intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Hope Street, Ridgewood shortly after 8:30 PM

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Ridgewood NJ, A male skateboarder was struck by vehicle at the intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Hope Street, Ridgewood shortly after 8:30 PM on Saturday, 09/29. Ridgewood Police units were assisted at the scene by two (2) Glen Rock Police officers. The victim was conscious and alert following impact. He appeared to have sustained a head injury and was transported by a Ridgewood ambulance to The Valley Hospital. The driver involved in the incident remained at the scene and was cooperating with police officers. No word yet on whether any summonses were issued in connection with the crash. Several witnesses to the incident were being interviewed at the scene by police. Ridgewood Fire Department assisted in the provision of care to the victim.

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Road Work : Harristown Road in Glen Rock is closed both directions, by the railroad tracks (in the area of the high school).

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, due to New jersey Transit and New Jersey Department of Transportation upgrades to Harristown Road railroad crossing , Harristown Road will be closed from Glen Avenue to Stonefiled Road from Thursday September 27th to Friday October 5th .

There will be a police officer to help pedestrians safely walk in the work zone. The crossing guard who was previously posted at Harristown Road and Stonfield Road will be at Harristown to Glen Avenue.

Parents who want to drive their children to and from the high school, middle school, and Hamilton School will be able to access the area by following detours that will be put in place.

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Glen Rock Police Nab Alleged Husband and Wife Shoplifting Duo

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police quickly nabbed a husband and wife duo in connection with the alleged shoplifting of “thousands of dollars” worth of cosmetic products from the CVS Pharmacy, 175 Rock Road, Glen Rock on Monday morning, 09/24. CVS loss prevention personnel detained the female suspect in the store until police arrived. Her husband was taken into custody about one (1) mile away in front of their split level home. Both suspects were transported to Glen Rock Police headquarters for processing. Glen Rock Police Police Chief Dean Ackermann assisted in the arrest of the male suspect.

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One Seriously Injured After SUV Collides with Parked Trailer in Ridgewood

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  One (1) person was seriously injured during a Wednesday afternoon collision between an SUV and a parked utility trailer in front of 387 Prospect Street, Ridgewood. The victim, who was in the trailer at the time of impact, was transported by a Glen Rock EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus. Ridgewood Police , Ridgewood Fire Department , and Glen Rock Police also responded to the crash. Tow trucks removed both wrecked vehicles. Ridgewood Police Patrol Officer Michael Karcher, who investigated the crash, issued one (1) summons in connection with the incident.

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Unoccupied van owned by Village Taxi of Ridgewood Completely Destroyed by Fire

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Ridgewood NJ, An unoccupied van owned by Village Taxi of Ridgewood was completely destroyed by fire on Friday morning, 08/17. Ridgewood Fire Department Engine Company #35 extinguished the South Broad Street, Ridgewood blaze after responding to multiple 911 phone calls reporting the conflagration. Several other vehicles parked next to the van were damaged by flames, intense heat, and heavy black smoke.

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Rock Road in Glen Rock will be closed between Maple Avenue, and Ackerman avenue

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Rock Road will be closed between Maple Avenue, and Ackerman avenue. Detours are in place. Bus stops from Rock Road can be picked up at the intersection of Rock Road and Ackerman.

Due to construction if you usually take a NJ Transit bus from Rock and Central or Rock and Highland, please proceed to Rock and Ackerman. All bus pick-ups and stops will occur at this location.

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Glen Rock Fire Responds to Small Dumpster Fire on Chadwick Place

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August 8,2018

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Glen Rock NJ, Members of Glen Rock Fire Department extinguished a small dumpster fire at 50 Chadwick Place, Glen Rock on Tuesday afternoon, 08/07. No injuries were reported. Glen Rock Police also responded.

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Fallen Tree Forces Glen Rock Home to be Evacuated

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August 4,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Fire Department responded to a single family home on Austin Place, Glen Rock on Friday afternoon, 08/03 in response to a 911 telephone call reporting a tree falling through the lower roof of an occupied home. No injuries were reported in the incident, but the occupants of the home were asked to evacuate the structure. Glen Rock Police also responded, as did Hawthorne Fire Engine Company #4.