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

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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

Ho Ho Kus Police

July 31,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

June 30,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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

photos courtesy of Boyd Lovings Facebook

May 30,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

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.

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Fallen Tree Traps House Occupant in Ho Ho Kus

photo courtesy of the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department  Facebook page

May 16,2918

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho kus NJ, According to the  Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department , at approximately 16:52 hours Department 7 responded to a residence on Bernard Place for a fallen tree onto a house and vehicle with an occupant trapped inside the vehicle. Arriving units advised live wires were involved and reported access problems to the trapped occupant. PSE&G was dispatched before rescue operations could begin. Once power was secured to the area companies extricated the occupant who was transferred to the care of EMS with non-life threatening injuries. The home involved suffered extensive structural damage. This call was a unified effort by all Borough agencies. Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department , Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Ambulance Corps., Ho Ho Kus DPW

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Ho Ho Kus Police Out Looking for “law abiding citizens”

Ho Ho Kus Police

May 12,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus Nj, Get caught by the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department !! If we catch you being a law abiding citizen, you will receive a card redeemable for one free scoop of Italian ice or one free cookie at the Ho-Ho-Kus Bakery. (Sponsored by Ho-Ho-Kus PBA Local# 353)

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Saturday Morning Crash on Franklin Turnpike in Ho-Ho-Kus

photos courtesy of Boyd loving’s Facebook Pages

May 6,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Two (2) injuries were reported in connection with a Saturday morning, 05/05, motor vehicle crash in front of 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus. Both victims, including an 8-year old with a head injury, were attended to by members of the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Ambulance Corps. , Ho-Ho-Kus Police investigated the crash while members of Ho-Ho-Kus Fire department dealt with a crash related fluid spill and battery disconnect. The two (2) vehicles involved in the collision were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck.

 

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Major Paving of County Roads in Ho Ho Kus begins May 14th

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May 1,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department ,please be aware that the county will begin milling and paving county roads throughout town beginning May 14th, and will continue through the 18th.
Roads included are:
-Bogert Rd.
-West Saddle River Rd.
-Racetrack Rd.(East side of Rt 17)
-Hollywood Ave from Van Dyke Rd to East Saddle River Rd.
-East Saddle River Rd. from Bogert Rd to the Saddle River border.
Expect delays and please use caution when following detours.