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Reader Congratulats residents of HoHoKus for taking the lead and continuing to understand impact the runaway spending has on the quality of life

Congratulations to the residents of Hohokus for taking the lead and continuing to understand impact the runaway spending has on the quality of life within their town. School budgets and unending increases for the same are wreaking havoc on what has been a wonderful section of Bergen County to live in. Ironically the very things that towns used to tap out as being a reason to buy a home in the town has become the very reason to no longer want to stay in the town or buy a house in the town. We all support our teachers but it’s about time our teachers Now supported us and understood the damage full extent of the damage their Union and salaries are doing to the very Villages that pay them

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Ho Ho Kus Taxpayers Vote Down $450,000 School Funding Proposal

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Ho Ho Kus NJ, lead by a group called the ,“Committee of Concerned Taxpayers of HHK” , Ho Ho Kus residents rejected the $450,000  spending proposal by the Ho Ho Kus School Board  on Tuesday by voting NO , to the proposal.

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North Maple Crash in Ho Ho Kus Sends one to Valley Hospital

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

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Ho Ho Kus NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus Police, Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department, and Ho-Ho-Kus EMS responded to a two (2) vehicle crash in front of 611 North Maple Avenue, Ho-Ho-Kus early Tuesday afternoon, 10/23. One (1) crash victim was transported to The Valley Hospital with a non life threatening injury. Fire Department personnel attended to a minor crash related fluid spill and performed a battery disconnect on one (1) vehicle. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Pack 54 Hosts Open Enrollment for Boys and Girls for 2018-2019 Cub Scout Year

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ , The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) made history recently by unveiling the new Scout Me In campaign that features girls, as well as boys, in its iconic Cub Scout program for the first time. Starting this summer, all kids are invited to say, “Scout Me In,” as they join the fun, adventure and character-building opportunities found in Cub Scouts. The campaign presents an energizing Scouting experience that speaks to kids by putting them in the middle of the action. It also engages parents who are looking for ways to make the most of the time they have with their kids and help them to be Prepared. For Life.
Specific to Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, Pack 54 is proud to welcome girls and boys ages 5 -10 to participate in Scout Me In through the Cub Scout Program.

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Ho Ho Kus OEM Issues Road Work Advisory For August 23rd

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Ho Ho Kus NJ, Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus OEM  Issued an advisory that on  Thursday August 23rd, 2018 . Wearimus Road will be closed today between Powderhorn and Deerhill for road work please follow detours or plan alternate route.

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Driver Escaped Injury in Tuesday Afternoon SUV Rollover in Ho Ho Kus

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Ho Ho Kus NJ, The driver of a Lexus SUV escaped injury during a Tuesday afternoon rollover crash on Wearimus Road, Ho-Ho-Kus. Ho-Ho-Kus Police, Ho-Ho-Kus EMS, and Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department responded to the incident. A flatbed tow truck righted and removed the vehicle. There was visible damage to several trees and a utility pole. No power or communications services were affected.

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Ho Ho Kus Police Report Car Break -ins on West Saddle River Road

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July 31,2018

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Ho Ho Kus NJ, Ho Ho Kus Police department reported on July 26th that , in the area of West Saddle River Rd, north of Hollywood Ave, there were several vehicles entered.

All residents are reminded to please lock their vehicles and remove the key fobs.

Please do not hesitate to report any suspicious incidents !

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Jackknifed Tractor Trailer Shuts Down 17 North In Ho Ho Kus Friday Morning

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June 30,2018

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Ho Ho Kus NJ, A collision involving three (3) tractor trailers resulted in the temporary closure of Route 17 northbound in Ho-Ho-Kus on Friday morning, 06/29. No injuries were reported by any of the drivers involved. One (1) rig jackknifed across the center and right travel lanes, and a significant amount of diesel fuel spilled onto the roadway when a saddle tank on one of the tractors ruptured. Ho-Ho-Kus Police  and Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department responded to the incident along with an emergency response crew from the NJDOT. Traffic was backed up for miles on Route 17 northbound south of the incident.

 

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Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department The Truck 7 WET DOWN and BLOCK PARTY

June 8,2018

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, The Truck 7 WET DOWN and BLOCK PARTY is today June 9th ! Join in on the fun from 2-6 pm when we will commission Truck 741 for availability to service. In long standing tradition, neighboring fire departments will arrive to anoint our new fire apparatus with fog streams (no foam)…Live entertainment by Black Diamond Band, delicious food, craft beer from Defiant micro-brewery, commemorative cups, T-shirts and special merchandise for sale… plus lots of fun for the kids – games, a dunk tank and a bouncy house. DON’T MISS OUT! Everyone is invited!

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Bathroom Fire Causes Ho-Ho-Kus Public School Evacuation

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May 30,2018

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Ho Ho Kus NJ, A smokey fire that began in a bathroom forced the complete evacuation of the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School on Tuesday afternoon, 05/29. Ho-Ho-Kus Police officers used hand held extinguishers and contained the fire prior to the arrival of Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department and Waldwick Fire Department firefighters. Due to high heat conditions, two (2) ambulances were dispatched to the scene as firefighters worked to ventilate the structure. No injuries were reported in the incident and some students were observed re-entering the building within 30 minutes of the fire alarms sounding. The fire’s cause remains under investigation.