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Three-alarm Fire Severely Damages a Residence in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, on February 24, 2024, a three-alarm fire severely damaged a residence in Fair Lawn this afternoon. The Fair Lawn Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire on the six block of 5th Street at 2:24 PM.

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Fair Lawn Police Officer Injured During Pursuit of Suspects

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Fair Lawn NJ, a Fair Lawn police officer, who was actively searching for two (2) fleeing shoplifting suspects, sustained a minor injury during a Monday morning, 01/29, two (2) vehicle crash at the intersection of Maple Avenue and River Road, Fair Lawn. The officer was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle involved was uninjured. Both shoplifting suspects were swiftly captured by other responding officers near the crash scene, which is right in front of the CVS store that was targeted by the alleged shoplifters. A flatbed tow truck removed the damaged unmarked police car from the scene. The other vehicle involved in the crash left the scene on its own power.

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Two Pedestrians Hit on Maple Avenue in Fairlawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, two (2) individuals were struck by at least one (1) vehicle near the intersection of Cedar Street and Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn shortly after 7:30 PM on Sunday, 01/28. Both individuals were transported by separate ambulances to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. One (1) victim was gravely injured, the other was alert and conscious as he/she was being loaded into an ambulance. Paramedics from The Valley Hospital assisted Fair Lawn EMS personnel at the scene. Maple Avenue was closed in both directions near the crash site for an indefinite period to facilitate an accident investigation.

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Fair Lawn Goes Hollywood

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn has achieved Film Ready certification from the New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission, marking it as one of the initial Film Ready communities in North Jersey. This certification is anticipated to attract more film shoots to the borough, enhancing its appeal as a cinematic destination.

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Kosher Grocery Store in Fair Lawn Hit by SUV

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Fair Lawn NJ, no injuries were reported in connection with a late Sunday afternoon, 01/14, motor vehicle crash in which a Lexus SUV mounted a curb and knocked over a protective bollard in front of a Kosher grocery store on Fair Lawn Avenue in Fair Lawn. The crash left the Lexus impaled on top of the bollard; two (2) tow trucks were required to remove it from its predicament. Fair Lawn Police department responded to the incident.

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Fair Lawn Crash Floods Street After Hydrant Toppled

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Fair Lawn NJ, a tractor trailer truck damaged a traffic signal and wiped out a fire hydrant while making a right turn onto Saddle River Road from Morlot Avenue, Fair Lawn late Thursday afternoon, 01/04. No injuries were reported in the mishap.

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Bronx Man Arrested in Fair Lawn Armed Home Invasion

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Fairlawn NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that on December 18, 2023, DOMINICK MEMOLI of Bronx, New York pled guilty to armed robbery in connection with an armed home invasion that occurred on November 17, 2022 in Fair Lawn, NJ.

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Flatbed Truck Carrying Lumber Dumps Load on Plaza Road in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, a flatbed truck carrying lumber to a job site, slammed into a guard rail on Plaza Road, Fair Lawn, dumping its entire load in the process. The mid Monday afternoon, 12/18, crash injured the truck’s driver, who was transported by a Fair Lawn EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus. A team of lumber company employees cleared the mess with the help of a large fork lift. The truck itself was removed from the scene by a heavy duty wrecker. Fair Lawn Police investigated the mishap.

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Fair Lawn Intersection Crash

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Fair lawn NJ,  a minor accident occurred at the intersection of Forest Street and Maple Avenue in Fair Lawn, NJ. The incident involved three vehicles, resulting in one personal injury and the need for towing. The driver of a white 4-door sedan sustained a minor arm injury and received immediate medical attention from Fair Lawn EMS personnel. Fair Lawn Police officers are currently investigating the crash. Stay safe on the roads.

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Tree Falls on Two Parked Cars in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, two (2) unoccupied, parked vehicles were heavily damaged by a large tree that fell in the 38-00 block of Brookside Avenue, Fair Lawn early Tuesday afternoon, 11/28. Electrical and communications services to a nearby home was disrupted when the tree fell. Fair Lawn Police Department and PSE&G’s Electrical Division responded immediately to the incident.

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Driver Extricated From Minivan Crash in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, a two (2) vehicle Tuesday morning, 11/28, collision at the intersection of Hartley Place and Rosalie Street in Fair Lawn required the services of Fair Lawn’s Rescue Squad to extricate the driver of a minivan involved in the crash. The freed victim was transported by a County of Bergen EMS ambulance to a local hospital with injuries that did not appear life threatening in nature. No other injuries were reported in the mishap. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Fair Lawn Fire Company #3 also responded to the incident along with Fair Lawn Police Department.

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Fair Lawn Crash Leads to Thanksgiving Eve DWI Arrest

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Fair Lawn NJ, a head on Wednesday evening, 11/22, collision at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Wagaraw Road, Fair Lawn resulted in two (2) injuries requiring ambulance transportation, and a DWI arrest. Both crash victims were transported by Hawthorne EMS to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center’s Wayne facility. Fair Lawn Police detained the driver of a black colored Nissan Rogue and transported him to Fair Lawn Police headquarters for processing. Fair Lawn Fire Companies 1 & 2 also responded to the incident. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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Columbia Bank’s Thirty-Fifth Annual Golf Classic Provides $100,000 of Support to Economic Development Nonprofit Invest Newark

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Fair Lawn NJ, Columbia Bank is proud to announce that its 35th Annual Golf Classic has  raised $100,000 to benefit a Newark economic developmental agency, Invest Newark. Invest Newark’s mission is to  propel the city’s strong economy, build diverse communities, and create opportunities for Newarkers, focusing on  advancing economic prosperity for all.  

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Saturday Night Multi-Car Accident in Fair Lawn Sends Two Individuals to Local Hospitals

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Fair Lawn NJ, Eastbound and westbound Broadway in Fair Lawn were both closed temporarily late Saturday night, 11/04, following a three (3) vehicle collision at the intersection of Broadway and Plaza Road. Multiple injuries were reported in the crash; at least two (2) individuals required ambulance transportation to local hospitals. Fair Lawn Police was assisted by Elmwood Park Police and Saddle Brook Police with traffic control. Fair Lawn Fire Department Company #3 and Fair Lawn Rescue also responded to the scene. All three (3) vehicles involved in the incident sustained heavy damage and were towed from the scene. The crash remains under investigation by Fair Lawn Police Department.

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Commuter Train in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, Thursday evening Bergen County NJ Transit rail service is subject to up to 30-minute delays due to an earlier pedestrian fatality near Broadway-Fairlawn. NJ TRANSIT police responded to an incident involving the No. 66 train on the Port Jervis Line. The train struck an individual between the Broadway station and Morlot Avenue shortly after 4:30 p.m. The train had originated from Middletown, NY, at 3:20 p.m. and was en route to Hoboken, scheduled to arrive at 5:13 p.m. Fortunately, there were no reported injuries to the approximately 100 passengers and crew on board. In response to the incident, service was temporarily suspended in both directions between Ridgewood and Plauderville. NJ TRANSIT rail tickets and passes were being cross-honored by the agency’s buses and private carriers.

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