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It’s August and Its Still Hot Out there

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Ridgewood NJ, its late August and we are in for another round of extreme heat in many parts of the state this week. Here is a reminder of some safety tips for your family, friends and communities to stay safe.

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Ridgewood Water Wins by Losing

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Ridgewood NJ, a three judge appellate court panel has affirmed the 2017 ruling in favor of the three municipalities in their suit against Ridgewood Water for excessive rate hikes during the 2010 -2012 time period .

It is however very unclear if rate payers will receive any relief . The appellate court confirmed the factual findings made by the original judge Perez-Friscia stating they were supported by substantial credible evidence.

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Fallen Tree Crushes Two Cars in Midland Park

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

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Midland Park NJ, Two (2) single family homes were clipped and two (2) passenger vehicles were heavily damaged when a tree fell in the backyard of a home on Maple Avenue in Midland Park early Friday morning, 07/12. Midland Park Police and Midland Park Fire responded to the incident. No injuries were reported.

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Midland Park Police Report Two Vehicles Stolen From Driveways

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Midland Park NJ, Midland Park Police Department report during the early morning hours of 7/1/19 2 residents had their vehicles stolen from their driveways. In both incidents the key fob and valuables were left in the vehicle. We also had 2 incidents of valuables stolen from vehicles that were left unlocked.

We ask that you do the following prior to parking your vehicle at night.

-lock your car doors.
-remove the key fob from the vehicle.
-remove all valuables or place them in the trunk.

If you see or hear anything suspicious during the night please call MPPD at 201-444-2300.

Don’t be a victim.

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Statement by Governor Murphy on Death of Midland Park Navy Veteran

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“Kevin Yali proved that service is a lifetime calling. Having honorably served four deployments in the United States Navy, he knew he had more to give. Sadly we have now learned that he gave his life while protecting U.S. Armed Forces in Afghanistan. We are all moved by the words of his family and friends, which tell of his kind and selfless nature. We should all be equally moved to exemplify them.

“Tammy and I send our condolences to the Yali family, Kevin’s many friends, and the communities of Midland Park and Paterson.

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Midland Park Historic Home Combines a Unique Mix of Building Styles with an Interesting Historical Legacy

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MIDLAND PARK NJ , Looking for a unique home that blends old world character with modern living?   Then, the historical Myers-Masker House in Midland Park, NJ, may be for you. Located on an acre of park-like property at 179 Park Avenue in the borough, the home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and recently hit the real estate market at $850,000.

“It’s a unique home with lots of personality, and with that personality comes a lot of history,” said Jo Ann Cotz-Levine, the current homeowner who worked on the meticulous renovation of the home in the mid-1980s. “The home represents the 19th century more than any other period. So when we renovated, we looked to modernize the home while maintaining the historical nature of that period. ” She and her husband, Julian Levine, have continued to care for and protect the home for the last 30 years.

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Multi Vehicle Accident in Midland Park Sends Victim to Hospital

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

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Midland Park NJ,  Midland Park Police, Midland Park EMS, and Midland Park Fire all responded to a Wednesday morning, 04/10 motor vehicle crash with personal injury at the intersection of Erie and Franklin Avenues, Midland Park. Two (2) SUVs were wrecked and removed from the scene by flatbed tow trucks. At least one (1) victim of the crash was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

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Midland Park Police Department has become a magnate for lost dogs

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Midland Park NJ, the Ridgewood blog has noticed in recent months the Midland Park Police Department has become a magnate for lost dogs . Sources suggest its the good food ,others the low bail. 

April 2 at 2:42 PM ·
Hello…… I was found on Woodside Avenue a short time ago, if you recognize me please call my owner…… I’ll be at the MPPD headquarters by the way the food is terrible here, ty.

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“Grandson Under Arrest Scam” Hits Midland Park

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Midland Park NJ, the Midland Park Police Department has issued a Scam alert………..

An elderly resident reported to MPPD that they were contacted by a representative of the MPPD informing them a grandson was under arrest and bail money was needed for his release. The caller requested the bail payment be made with gift cards. This is SCAM…. and has been circulating lately.

Unfortunately the majority of the victims of phone scams are elderly people. So we ask that you speak to your elderly family members about the various phone scams.

If anyone you know suspects they were a victim of a phone scam please contact your local law enforcement agency.