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Even a Snow Storm Can Not Stop Paramus Police Department’s Strategic Response Training

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Paramus NJ, not everyone took a snow day for Thursday’s snow storm . Members of the Paramus Police Department’s Strategic Response Unit continuously train, no matter the weather conditions, to effectively respond to any emergency.

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NEW EVENT DATE: BIG SANTA IS BACK at Westfield Garden State Plaza

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Paramus NJ, NEW EVENT DATE: BIG SANTA IS BACK at Westfield Garden State Plaza

November 20th ,Tuesday , 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

This holiday season, Westfield Garden State Plaza is excited to celebrate the return of its legendary, iconic “Big Santa” display!

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3 Individuals were Transported to local Hospitals Following a Monday morning Vehicle Crash

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Paramus NJ, At least three (3) individuals were transported to local hospitals following a Monday morning two (2) vehicle crash in the rear of Steven Corn Furs, 358 Route 17 North, Paramus. One (1) of the vehicles involved, at Toyota RAV4, slammed into the rear of the fur store. Three (3) ambulances and one (1) paramedic unit responded to aid the victims. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Paramus Police is investigating the incident.

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Crash Sends SUV to Bottom of a Roadside Embankment in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, No injuries were reported following an early Monday afternoon, 11/05, rollover crash on Paramus Road, Paramus near Route 4. Paramus Police and Paramus Fire Department responded to the incident. A heavy duty wrecker was required to hoist the vehicle from its post crash resting place at the bottom of a roadside embankment. Police at the scene did not say whether any summonses were issued to the vehicle’s adult male driver.

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ENGLEWOOD, MAN CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT, AND ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD

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Englewood NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of JOSE RUBEN-GUTIERREZ (DOB: 11/21/1959; single; employed as a laborer) of Englewood, NJ, on charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault By Sexual Contact, and Endangering The Welfare Of A Child. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, and the Englewood Police Department under the direction of Chief Lawrence Suffern.

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In the Wake of Federal Indictment Paramus GOP Call On Democrats To Return Any Daibes Donations

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PARAMUS NJ,  In the wake of the indictment of high-density developer Fred Daibes, the Paramus Republican team of Jeanne Weber for Mayor, Jorge Quintana and Mohammed Reda for Council call on Mayor Labarbiera and the Paramus Democrats to return any and all donations from Mr. Daibes.

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Paramus High School Cross Country Runners Hit by Vehicle

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Paramus NJ,  according to Paramus Police a driver struck two Paramus High School cross country runners knocking them to the ground and fled the scene. The vehicle was described as a red SUV  . The collision happened at around 4:30pm at the intersection of Haase Avenue and Spring Valley Road .  The runners returned to Paramus High School and recounted the incident to the school principal

The incident is under investigation by Paramus police’s traffic bureau. Anyone with information should call the Paramus Police Department at
201-262-3400 EXT. 1160

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Paramus Office of Emergency Management recommends you gather the supplies you may need in case a flood

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Office of Emergency Management recommends you gather the supplies you may need in case a flood leaves you without power, water or gas. Store basic emergency supplies in a “Go Bag” or other container for easy access. You can find a list of emergencies supplies here: http://1.usa.gov/1qGR7qN

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Retail Disaster : New Jersey Ranked Even Worse than New York in Sales Tax

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Ridgewood NJ, according to the Tax Foundation New Jersey scored near the bottom , ranked 45th as on of the lowest-scoring states having a high sales tax rate, high excise tax rates, or apply the sales tax to a variety of business inputs. The states with the lowest scores on this component are Louisiana, Washington, Alabama, Arizona, Tennessee, and New Jersey.

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Collision Takes out Traffic Light on West Midland Avenue

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Paramus  NJ, A traffic light stanchion was knocked to the ground early Friday afternoon, 10/12, at the busy intersection of Paramus Road and West Midland Avenue, Paramus, as a result of a collision between two (2) passenger vehicles. Injuries to the occupants of both vehicles were said to have been non life threatening in nature. Ridgewood Police assisted Paramus Police with traffic control during the incident. Paramus Fire Company #3 and Paramus EMS also responded to the scene.