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United States Postal Service holiday package theft prevention/awareness campaign

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Midland Park NJ, from the Midland Park Police Department :

Midland Park residents………
From the United States Postal Service….The U.S. Postal Inspection Service would like to notify local, state, and federal law enforcement personnel that due to the increased amount of holiday deliveries USPS employees will be working extended holiday hours including delivering mail through the evening hours and they may be utilizing non-USPS vehicles.

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Midland Park Police Department : Organization Currently Soliciting for Ads has No Affiliation with any Midland Park Sports Organization

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Midland Park NJ, Midland Park Police Department warns all Midland Park residents be advised this organization is currently soliciting for ads in this journal. THEY HAVE NO AFFILIATION WITH THE TOWN AND ARE NOT SOLICITING ON BEHALF OF ANY MIDLAND PARK SPORTS ORGANIZATION , if you have any questions please contact Midland Park Police Department.

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“It’s snowing, the roads are terrible, stay home. Thank you!”

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Midland Park  NJ, our neighbor to the north , Midland Park is the home of the best snow storm quote for the Blizzard of 2018 . From the Midland Park Police Department’s Facebook page, that’s says it all  :

Midland Park Police Department
November 15 at 5:21 PM ·
Traffic Advisory….
It’s snowing, the roads are terrible, stay home. Thank you!

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Watch Out Seniors a Midland Park Pharmacy is Filling Prescriptions in the Wrong language !

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Midland Park NJ, watch out seniors , the Ridgewood blog has learned that the CVS in Midland Park on Godwin Avenue has been filling drug prescriptions all in Spanish. Great if you speak Spanish but leaving English only speakers with no way to verify if the prescription is correct putting some seniors in serious jeopardy .

The report came in on Thrursday and raised a lot of eyebrows given the epidemic of prescription drug abuse gripping Bergen County .Midland Park which according to the 2010 census was 92.82% white and only 6.65% Latino made the even more particularly concerning .

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day October 27th

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police Department reminds residents that National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.2 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

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Ridgewood Water will be hosting a series of Community Open Houses in Wyckoff, Midland Park, Ridgewood and Glen Rock

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Water announced that it is hosting a series of Community Open Houses in Wyckoff, Midland Park, Ridgewood and Glen Rock to provide the public with an opportunity to learn more about Ridgewood Water’s regular maintenance, system upgrades, and compliance with new and evolving regulations for drinking water, including Per – and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). PFAS are man-made chemicals that are found to be widespread and extremely persistent in the environment.

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Midland Park hit by Ongoing PSE&G and IRS Scams

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Midland Park NJ, the Midland Park Police Department would like to remind you of the ongoing PSE&G and IRS scams. PSE&G and the IRS do not solicit for payment by phone or require payment by gift card. If you receive a phone call from someone representing themselves to be a PSE&G or IRS employee who is requesting money please hang up the phone.

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Murphy Signs DePhillips bill putting New Jersey at the forefront of science and technology

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Midland Park NJ,  Legislation (A3652/S2329) sponsored by Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips establishing a state commission on science, innovation and technology is now law.
DePhillips said the new law will help make New Jersey one of the most innovative states in the country in science and technology. New Jersey is currently a global leader in biotechnology, especially pharmaceuticals, but other states have been ramping up their efforts to get the industry to come to them.

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Bear Chased Through Dozens of Yards by Ridgewood ,Midland Park and Waldwick Police

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

May 25,2018

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Waldwick NJ, Police from Midland Park, Ridgewood, and Waldwick chased a young black bear through dozens of yards on Thursday morning, 05/24. The bear was finally treed behind home on Evergreen Street in Waldwick where it was last seen by this photographer perched there awaiting the arrival of NJDEP Fish and Wildlife Division personnel.

The bear was resting in a tree near Evergreen and Hemlock in Midland Park. Animal Control arrived at the scene to monitor the situation….

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Bergen County Sheriff’s Bomb Squad unit Called to Investigate a Suspicious Backpack in Midland Park

Bergen County Sheriff's Bomb Squad unit Called to Investigate a Suspicious Backpack in Midland Park

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

April 12,2018

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Midland  Park NJ,  Midland Park PD summoned the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad unit to investigate a suspicious backpack placed against a utility pole at the intersection of Lake Avenue and South Cottage Street late Wednesday afternoon, 04/11. Ridgewood PD assisted with traffic control while the package was examined. An “all clear” was given following X-ray evaluation of the backpack’s contents. No evacuations were ordered..