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Valley Hospital gets approval for $735M project in Paramus

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Ridgewood, N.J.-based Valley Hospital received approval from the state planning committee June 6 to build a seven story, 362-bed replacement hospital, according to the North Jersey Record.

The new hospital, expected to be completed in 2023, will have single-patient rooms and a five-story parking garage. It will be in Paramus, N.J., about 2.5 miles from the hospital’s current location in Ridgewood.

Rezoning, building and equipping the new hospital is expected to cost $735 million.

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STICKY’S FINGER JOINT OPENS FIRST NEW JERSEY LOCATION AT THE OUTLETS AT BERGEN TOWN CENTER

Paramus NJ, a New York City-based fast casual chicken finger restaurant, is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of their 8th store this Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Outlets at Bergen Town Center in Paramus, NJ. 

The restaurant, located at 605 Bergen Town Center, is not just Sticky’s’ first New Jersey venture; it is also their milestone first foray outside of New York City. Sticky’s takes pride in serving “the best damn chicken finger you have ever tasted”.  Two additional NJ locations (Bridgewater and Union Township) are planned for the coming months.

To celebrate their New Jersey Grand Opening, Sticky’s will be hosting some special activities this weekend only:

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Paramus Police seek assistance in identifying a female suspect wanted for an armed robbery

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Paramus NJ, The Paramus Police Department seeks the assistance of the public in identifying a female suspect wanted for an armed robbery, with a knife.

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Multiple Vehicle Crash on 17 South Sends Several Victims to Area Hospitals

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

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Paramus NJ, A multiple vehicle crash with multiple injuries slowed traffic on Route 17 southbound at Midland Avenue, Paramus on Tuesday night, 05/07 between 2130 and 2230 hours. Four (4) vehicles were involved according to Paramus Police. Two (2) of those were towed from the scene. Paramus EMS sent two (2) ambulances to transport victims to nearby hospitals. All travel lanes of the highway were closed with southbound traffic allowed to pass on the right shoulder only until the wrecks were removed from the roadway. Access to Route 17 southbound from Midland Avenue westbound was blocked while emergency responders worked at the scene.

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MEASLES Separating Fact From Fiction

What First Responders and the Community Need To Know

Paramus NJ, Join us for a free informational program featuring Ariff Admani, MD, Chief of Infectious Disease, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, discussing what first responders and the community need to know.

Receive a free MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) screening/vaccination. 
Please arrive at 5:15 p.m if interested in the MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) screening/vaccination. 

Light dinner served.NJ EMS CEUs pending.

Thursday, May 16 • 6 p.m. 
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center , 230 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, New Jersey 07652

Register for this free event.

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Paramus Police Emergency Services Rescue Ducks from Storm Drain at Bergen Town Center

photo courtesy of Paramus Police Emergency Services

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Paramus NJ, Officers from the Paramus Police Emergency Services Unit assisted employees from Bergen Town Center and members of the Paramus Fire Department with a rescue of ducklings from a storm drain. Pictured are Officer Henry Ramm and Officer Jon Henderson.

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SUV Ends Up In the Woods Near Ikea Drive in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, The adult male driver of a dark colored SUV lost control of his vehicle while exiting Route 4 eastbound at Ikea Drive in Paramus, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and crash into a nearby wooded area, and a massive retaining wall. The incident occurred late Monday afternoon, 04/29. An adult female passenger in the SUV sustained a non life threatening head injury; two (2) children and the vehicle’s adult male driver were uninjured. Paramus Police and Paramus EMS responded to the mishap along with two (2) members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Regional SWAT Team (who just happened to be driving by the scene).

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PARAMUS MAN CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

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Ridgewood NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of NATHAN W. GLOTZER (DOB: 9/7/1952; married; employed as an Environmental Health Specialist) of 8 South Farview Avenue, Apartment A, Paramus, New Jersey, on the charge of Possession of Child Pornography, greater than 1,000 files. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.

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UPDATE : Paramus Police Department Update Missing Persons Report

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Paramus NJ, We have developed information that Mr. Pinte has voluntarily traveled to Florida. We continue to actively try to locate and make contact with him.

Missing Person, Possibly Endangered: Kenneth Pinte, 20yo, male, 6’2”, 150 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, olive skin. Last seen on 4/18 wearing a white and red hoodie, black pants, black shoes, black backpack. Anyone with information should call the Paramus Police Department at 201-262-340

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Paramus Police Report a Missing Person

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Paramus NJ, the Paramus Police repot a missing person, possibly endangered: Kenneth Pinte, 20yo, male, 6’2”, 150 lbs, black hair, brown eyes, olive skin. Last seen on 4/18 wearing a white and red hoodie, black pants, black shoes, black backpack. Anyone with information should call the Paramus Police Department at 201-262-3400.