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The Valley Hospital Named one of America’s Best Breast Centers for Fifth Consecutive Year

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Ridgewood NJ, For a fifth consecutive year, The Valley Hospital has earned the Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. This recognition places Valley in the top 8 percent of U.S. hospitals offering breast care services.

According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and it is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.

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Tuesday afternoon Collision Shuts Down Route 17 South Bound

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Saddle River NJ, Saddle River Police investigated a Tuesday afternoon, 10/16, three (3) vehicle crash that resulted in the temporary closure of two (2) travel lanes on Route 17 southbound near East Allendale Avenue, Saddle River. Two (2) occupants of a white colored 4-door sedan were transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital with non life threatening injuries. The drivers of a box truck and tractor trailer involved in the collision were uninjured. All three (3) damaged vehicles were removed from the scene by separate tow trucks.

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Construction Worker Plunges 25 feet Through Skylight in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, A construction worker sustained life threatening traumatic injuries after falling through a roof mounted skylight and landing on a concrete floor 22-25 feet below. The incident occurred at Glen Toyota, 23-07 Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn at approximately 12 noon on Sunday, 10/14. Fair Lawn Police officers forced entry into the commercial building in order to aid the victim. He was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by ambulance, which was supported by a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital. No other workers on the scene were injured in the incident.

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NJ Transit Bus and Vehicle Collide at the intersection of West Glen Avenue and North Monroe Street in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, A Subaru Forester collided with a NJ Transit bus at the intersection of West Glen Avenue and North Monroe Street, Ridgewood, early Friday morning, 10/12. It was NJ Transit route 163. Their were no passengers on the bus at the time. Both drivers sustained non life threatening injuries. One (1) driver was transported to The Valley Hospital for treatment, the other refused medical aid. The Subaru sustained heavy front end damage and was removed from the scene by a tow truck. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, and Ridgewood EMS responded to the incident. Ridgewood FD personnel attended to a significant crash related fluid spill.

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Driver Taken to Valley Hospital after Collision with Tree in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, The adult female driver of a 4-door Buick Century was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a single vehicle crash in the 200 block of North Monroe Street, Ridgewood on Wednesday afternoon, 10/03. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood EMS, and Ridgewood Fire Department responded to aid the victim. Fire department personnel also attended to a crash related fluid spill. A hydraulic lift tow truck hauled the wrecked Buick away from the scene.

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Skateboarder Struck by Vehicle at the Intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Hope Street, Ridgewood shortly after 8:30 PM

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Ridgewood NJ, A male skateboarder was struck by vehicle at the intersection of East Ridgewood Avenue and Hope Street, Ridgewood shortly after 8:30 PM on Saturday, 09/29. Ridgewood Police units were assisted at the scene by two (2) Glen Rock Police officers. The victim was conscious and alert following impact. He appeared to have sustained a head injury and was transported by a Ridgewood ambulance to The Valley Hospital. The driver involved in the incident remained at the scene and was cooperating with police officers. No word yet on whether any summonses were issued in connection with the crash. Several witnesses to the incident were being interviewed at the scene by police. Ridgewood Fire Department assisted in the provision of care to the victim.

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Medical Condition Forces Driver off the Road in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, On Friday afternoon, 09/28, Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire, and Ridgewood EMS personnel rushed to aid an adult female driver who ran off the road after experiencing an unknown medical episode. The incident occurred at the intersection of Brookmere Court and North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood. The alert and conscious victim was transported by a Ridgewood EMS ambulance to The Valley Hospital. No other drivers nor pedestrians were injured when the vehicle jumped a curb and mounted a sidewalk.

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Car Plunges into Creek of Goffle Road ,in Hawthorne

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Hawthorne NJ, Hawthrone Fire Department personnel rescued an adult female who was trapped in her vehicle after it veered off of the roadway and crashed into a creek at the intersection of Goffle Road and Route 208 northbound, Hawthorne on Tuesday evening, 09/11. Hawthorne Police and Hawthorne EMS also responded to the incident, along with mutual aid fire departments from several neighboring communities. The victim sustained non life threatening injuries and was transported by a Hawthorne BLS ambulance to The Valley Hospital. A heavy duty wrecker winched the vehicle out of its predicament.

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Two Ridgewood Police patrol vehicles collided at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and North Van Dien Avenue

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Ridgewood NJ, Two (2) Ridgewood Police patrol vehicles collided at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood on Sunday afternoon, 09/02. The two (2) drivers, uniformed Ridgewood Police officers, were transported to The Valley Hospital for evaluation and possible treatment. Both officers were conscious and alert following the crash and exited their respective vehicles without assistance. Ridgewood Fire Department, Ridgewood EMS, and Ridgewood Emergency Services personnel also responded to the incident.

 

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Rollover Crash on Franklin Turnpike takes Out Utility Pole

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Allendale NJ, Allendale Police, Allendale Fire, and Allendale EMS responded to a Monday morning, 08/13 rollover crash in the 900 block of Franklin Turnpike, Allendale. A utility pole was demolished in the mishap. At least one (1) person was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Allendale EMTs. Ramsey Police assisted with traffic control. A flatbed tow truck righted and removed the wreck from the roadway. Police at the scene did not indicate if the downed utility pole caused any outages to electric power or communications services. No word either on whether any extended road closures would be in effect.