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Reader says ,” it reminds me of Yugoslavia under Tito”

photo courtesy of RH

Hey Village council – – you are really doing a nice job maintaining the charm of the Village.
Between the wild construction, parking garages built to satisfy the whims of developers, restaurant owners and other oligarchs, the concrete slabs, VIP’s who are more equal than others, and now, the guard towers, it reminds me of Yugoslavia under Tito. Where are we putting the barbed wire?
Bravo!

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Transit Police Security Tower at Ridgewood Train Station

photo courtesy of RH

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, NJ Transit police have erected a scissor tower at the Ridgewood Train Station parking lot . Some commuters  have suggested a set up for political press conference or perhaps a routine holiday security check ?

 

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Wednesday Evening Hoboken Bound NJT Train Collides with SUV in Elmwood Park

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

July 26,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Elmwood Park NJ, NJ Transit train #1277, traveling westbound from Hoboken, collided with a white colored SUV at the Midland Avenue crossing in Elmwood Park on Wednesday evening, 07/25. No injuries were reported in the mishap. The crash halted all rail traffic on the Bergen Line for over one (1) hour. A flatbed tow truck removed the SUV, which was partially wedged under the train, from the crossing. Elmwood Park Police, Saddle Brook Police, and NJ Transit Police responded to the incident.

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Tractor Trailer Stuck on the Glenwood Road

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

May 17,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ho Ho Kus NJ, Numerous summonses were issued to the driver and registered owner of a tractor trailer that got stuck on the Glenwood Road, Ridgewood hill leading up from the Ho-Ho-Kus train station on Wednesday afternoon, 05/16. Police officers from Ho-Ho-Kus Police, Ridgewood Police, and NJ Transit Police were dispatched to the incident. The truck was finally freed from its predicament when a heavy duty tow truck winched it up the hill. Motor vehicle traffic was rerouted until the roadway was clear.

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Crash Involving a New Jersey Transit Train in Glen Rock Sends One to Valley Hospital

glen rock NJT crash

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

November 6,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, An SUV driver was transported by Glen Rock EMS to The Valley Hospital after sustaining non life threatening injuries in a crash involving a NJ Transit train on Rock Road in Glen Rock early Sunday evening, 11/05. The driver of an SUV hit a commuter train .

Glen Rock Police, Fire and NJ Transit Police responded to the incident. The vehicle was removed by a flat bed tow truck. NJ Transit Police is handling the investigation. The incident occurred at NJ Transit’s Bergen Line grade crossing.

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Second time in less than one week, brush fire caused temporary suspension of train traffic on NJ Transit’s Bergen County Line

brush fire caused temporary suspension of train traffic on NJ Transit's Bergen County Line

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook
October 27,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Glen Rock NJ, For the second time in less than one (1) week, a brush fire caused the temporary suspension of train traffic on NJ Transit’s Bergen County Line through Glen Rock. The Friday afternoon, 10/27, brush fire was contained to a small area and extinguished by Glen Rock firefighters using water cans, shovels, and rakes. The fire was spotted by a NJ Transit Maintenance of Way employee working near 536 Broad Street, Glen Rock. No injuries were reported. Glen Rock Police, NJ Transit Police, and Hawthorne Fire Department also responded.