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Fire Incident at Marcal Paper: A Timely Response Ensures Safety and Minimal Disruption

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Elmwood Park NJ, on a Friday afternoon, Marcal Paper in Elmwood Park faced a significant challenge as a four-alarm fire broke out, originating in the basement area of the facility. At the time of ignition, the cause remained unclear, prompting swift action from local authorities and emergency responders.

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Unlicensed Driver Charged in Head-on Collision in Elmwood Park

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Elmwood Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 24-year-old JUAN P. ALBAN NARANJO of Elmwood Park, NJ on charges of assault by auto and causing injury while driving unlicensed. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Elmwood Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Foligno.

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Elmwood Park Man Charged in Multiple Armed Robberies in Bergen and Passaic Counties

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Elmwood Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of HUSEM NASRI, 24, of Elmwood Park, NJ on charges of armed robbery, weapon possession, and other related offenses. The arrest is the result of a months-long investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck.

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Bronx Man Charged in Aggravated Sexual Assault of Elmwood Park Teen

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Elmwood Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 38-year-old JORGE SANCHEZ of Bronx, NY on charges of aggravated sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated criminal sexual contact. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Elmwood Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Foligno.

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Paterson Man Charged with Alleged Sexual Assault of Elmwood Park Teen

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Elmwood Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JADEN VARGAS (DOB: 04/23/2002; single; stock person) of Paterson, NJ on charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck and the Elmwood Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Foligno.

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Elmwood Park Man Charged with Producing Fake ID’s

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Elmwood Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of KALVIN LOPEZ (DOB: 02/24/1989; single; unemployed) of 300 Riverfront Boulevard, Unit 1313, Elmwood Park, NJ on charges of trafficking in personal identifying information and manufacturing fraudulent government documents. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Acting Chief Matthew Finck, the Manhattan (NY) District Attorney’s Office, and the United States Postal Inspection Service.

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Stolen Cars Striped on Elmwood Park Street

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Elmwood Park NJ, Elmwood Park detectives are currently investigating the theft of two vehicles, which were discovered being dismantled on a borough street early Saturday morning.

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Heating oil Truck Sideswipes utility Pole and Crashes in Elmwood Park

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Elmwood Park NJ ,  single axle tanker truck filled with heating oil sideswiped a utility pole and crashed through a chain link fence, and up an embankment in the 900 block of River Drive, Elmwood Park on Monday morning, 11/20. No crash related injuries were reported in the incident and no oil leaked from the wrecked truck. River Drive was closed in both directions between the Garden State Parkway and Route 46 overpasses for an extended period to facilitate repair of the damaged pole and restoration of electric service to at least one (1) nearby home.

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Bergen County Human Services Aide Stole $2700 from Victim

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Elmwood Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of SEQIERA M. WASHINGTON (DOB: 6/5/1979; single; human services aide) of 73B Glenwood Avenue, Elmwood Park, NJ on charges of theft, receiving stolen property, and impersonation. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love.

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Crash Takes Out Utility Pole and a Fire Hydrant in Elmwood Park

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Elmwood Park NJ, a Friday night, 09/22, single vehicle crash at the intersection of Broadway and Mola Boulevard in Elmwood Park wiped out a utility pole and a fire hydrant. The older model SUV was likely totaled in the crash as well. Elmwood Park Police , Fire Department, EMS, and DPW units responded to the incident. PSE&G’s Electric Division was summoned to deal with the downed utility pole. A hydraulic lift tow truck removed the wreckage. The vehicle’s driver refused medical attention.

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Bergen County Bomb Squad and Bergen County Hazmat Called to Corporate Drive in Elmwood Park over Suspicious Package

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Elmwood Park NJ, an unknown individual entered an industrial building on Corporate Drive in Elmwood Park just after 0830 hours on Friday, 03/31 and left a suspicious package behind before quickly departing. Elmwood Park Police ordered the building evacuated and summoned the Bergen County Bomb Squad and Bergen County Hazmat. Bomb Squad technicians and Hazmat personnel were later observed entering the facility. Police at the scene did not say what the package contained, nor if there were any suspects identified. No injuries were reported in connection with the incident.

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NJ Attorney General’s Office Investigating Fatal Police Shooting at Pine Brook Motel on New Year’s Eve after Standoff with Suspect

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Pine Brooke NJ, the NJ Attorney General’s Office is investigating a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred Saturday, December 31, 2022 in a Pine Brook, N.J. motel. One male civilian sustained fatal injuries. His identity is not being released at this time.

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UPDATE: Elmwood Park Police Flooding Area With Police Patrols Searching For Violent Fugitive

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UPDATE: James Allandale died during a shooting incident that occurred as police were attempting to take him into custody in Morris County.

 

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Elmwood Park  NJ, James Allandale, 61, who police said shot Cindy Greco of New Milford at Dolack’s home Tuesday night, has a violent criminal history that includes an armed kidnapping more than 20 years ago, records show.

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Shooting Investigation in Elmwood Park

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Elmwood Park NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information the December 27, shooting in Elmwood Park:

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Marcal Paper Continues its Comeback Acquires, Von Drehle Corporation

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Elmwood Park NJ, Marcal Paper, a leading manufacturer of recycled and eco-friendly bath, towel, and tissue products, announced today that it has acquired von Drehle Corporation, a premier provider of quality towel and tissue products for the away-from-home market. Von Drehle Corporation will operate as a division of Marcal Paper. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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