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NEWARK, MAN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE GAS STATION BURGLARIES IN BERGEN COUNTY

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Newark NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of YOURGHI TURKMANY (DOB: 5/15/98; single; and unemployed) of 31 Kent Street, Apt. 1, Newark, NJ. The arrest is the result of a month-long investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office and the New Milford, Washington Township, Oradell, Ridgewood, Ramsey, Franklin Lakes, Rutherford, Montvale, Piscataway, Newark, and Middlesex Borough Police Departments.

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Washington Township Crash on Friday Morning Sends One to the Hospital

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving

May 5,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington Twp NJ, A two (2) vehicle, Friday morning, 05/04, crash in front of 1149 Washington Avenue, Washington Township resulted in a non life threatening injury to one (1) driver, who was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. A flatbed tow truck removed both wrecks from the scene. Washington Township Police and EMS responded to aid the crash victim.

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Pedestrian Hit Sustain Serious Injury on Beechwood Drive in Washington Township

photos by Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

April 14,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington Twp NJ, Washington Township Police  investigated a serious vehicle vs. pedestrian collision that took place in the 300 block of Beechwood Drive, Washington Township late Friday evening, 04/13. The victim was transported by ambulance for a short distance, then taken by helicopter to a trauma center. Washington Township EMS and Fire Department personnel were also called into service, as was a paramedic team from a nearby hospital. The victim reportedly sustained a serious head injury. Washington Township Police officers were observed interviewing the driver of the vehicle involved, who remained at the scene.

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No injuries Reported Vehicle Careened off of East Glen Avenue in Washington Township

washington Twp Police

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook

November 16,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington Twp NJ, No injuries were reported by the lone occupant of a passenger vehicle that careened off of East Glen Avenue in Washington Township on Wednesday evening, 11/15, across the lawns of two (2) homes, through a picket fence, and into the back yard of a house located on nearby Madeline Court. The vehicle was winched out of its predicament and removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Washington Township Police responded to the incident.

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PSE&G working on replacing a gas main on Van Emburgh Ave Near Washington Township border

PSE&G working on replacing a gas main on Van Emburgh Ave Near Washington Township border

Traffic Alert six week daytime road closure to begin 10/19/17

October 25,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Starting Thursday 10/19/17 until approximately December 1st PSEG Gas will be working replacing a gas main on Van Emburgh Ave between Hampshire Rd and the Washington Township border. The attached photos are the detour plans for both north and south travel. Van Emburgh Ave will be closed in both directions between E.Glen Ave and Washington Ave in Washington Township beginning at 8:00am each morning. This will allo…w full access to Immaculate Heart Academy for morning drop off. During construction the entire road will have to be closed due to the location of the 12 inch steel gas line that will be placed in the road. Ridgewood Police Officers will be stationed all along Van Emburgh to help local residents get in and out of their streets. Each day Van Emburgh Ave will be opened for southbound travel at 1:30pm to allow buses and parents access to IHA from Washington Ave. The road will be subject to full closure again after school dismissal is complete.

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Closter Parent and Family Banned for Life from Peewee Football

Peter Iappelli, 50, of Closter 

photo courtesy of the Westwood Police 

October 12,2017

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Westwood NJ,  A peewee football league has banned a parent and his family for life after the father allegedly snapped when his son was rotated out as quarterback on a flag football team and attacked a teenage coach.

Peter Iappelli,  50, who earns $171,136 a year as school business administrator in Closter, was charged Wednesday by Westwood Police  with simple assault and disorderly conduct after allegedly placing the 16-year-old coach in a chokehold.

Westwood Youth Football is for 6 to 12-year-olds and Westwood Youth Football is a founding member of newly created and formed NNJJFL ( The Northern New Jersey Junior Football League). This newly formed league was built with fair competitive play as the cornerstone of its development. Joining Westwood in the NNJJFL are the following programs: Washington Township, Hillsdale, Rivervale, Lodi, Garfield and Hawthorne.

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Collision at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Walnut Street in Washington Township

Washington Twp car crash

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

March 21,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Washington Twp NJ, One (1) person was transported to a local hospital following a two (2) vehicle collision at the intersection of Ridgewood Road and Walnut Street in Washington Township on Monday afternoon, 03/20. Both vehicles were removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Washington Township PD, Westwood EMS, and a paramedic unit from Hackensack University Medical Center North responded to the incident. Injuries to the victim, an adult female, appeared to have been non life threatening.