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Glen Rock officers Raise the National Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial Flag in Wilde Memorial Park

Pictured from left to right: Council Member Jon Cole, Council Member Rob Dill, P.O. Stanislao, P.O. Orsita, Lt. Riggio, Sgt. Trover & S.P.O. Friedman.

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Glen Rock NJ, Sunday, May 15th, Glen Rock officers raised the National Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial Flag in Wilde Memorial Park to honor police officers killed in the line of duty. Council members Jon Cole and Rob Dill also joined officers for the flag raising ceremony.

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The Curious Reader in Glen Rock : The First official BOOK-RELEASE EVENT for the book , ” Rookie Father”

The Curious Reader in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, the Curious Reader in Glen Rock is hosting the first official BOOK-RELEASE EVENT for my latest work, “Rookie Father” on June 4th from 4-5.

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Glen Rock Senior Falls Prey to “Grandparent” Scam

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Glen Rock NJ, according to the Glen Rock Police at 4:33 PM ,the adult son of a Glen Rock woman contacted police reporting that his mother had been the victim of a “grandparent” scam. Upon interviewing the woman, she recounted receiving a phone call from an individual stating that her grandchild was in jail and needed money for bail. The victim subsequently withdrew $ 9,800 from the bank and a man showed up at her home to collect the money.

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Hillsdale Women Attacked In Road Rage Incident in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ , according to the Glen Rock Police on Tuesday May 3rd at 5:32 PM a Hillsdale woman reported that she was the victim of a road rage incident which occurred on Lincoln Avenue near Diamond Bridge. She recounted that she pulled over to yield to an ambulance with its emergency equipment activated. When she reentered the roadway, a white SUV began tailgating her. When both vehicles stopped for a red light, the occupant of the white SUV, described as a white female, exited her vehicle and approached. The woman reportedly began screaming obscenities at the complainant and spit on her window. The victim was able to obtain the actor’s license plate number and called 9-1-1 for assistance.

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Mother’s Day outing Ends Badly in Glen Rock

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook Page

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Glen Rock NJ, a Mother’s Day outing ended badly when an adult female was struck and knocked to the ground by a vehicle in the parking lot of a Glen Rock strip mall early Sunday evening, 05/08. Glen Rock Police, Ridgewood Police, Glen Rock EMS, and a paramedic team from The Valley Hospital rushed to aid the injured woman, who was, fortunately, completely alert and conscious after impact. A Glen Rock EMS ambulance transported her to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus for treatment on her non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle involved, an adult male, remained on the scene and fully cooperated with police officers who investigated the mishap.

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Glen Rock Historical & Preservation Society : The Hopper Homestead

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Glen Rock NJ, Key Club students Olivia Thompson, Olivia Belasco, Zoe Hazeldean Betz, Key Club President Olivia Pugliese cleaned the Hopper Homestead sign for the GRHPS on National Historic Marker Day.
The Hopper Homestead was built by Hendrick Hopper on the corner of Ackerman and Hillman.

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Applegreen Opening New Headquarters in Glen Rock ,to Invest $126 million Renovating 21 Highway Service Plazas in New Jersey

Applegreen to start with the redevelopment of  Woodrow Wilson and Molly Pitcher Rest Stops and install EV charging infrastructure

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Glen Rock NJ,  New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Applegreen, one of the largest on-highway service plaza operators in the United States and Europe, today announced an investment worth $126 million in the state of New Jersey, delivering hundreds of skilled new jobs to the Garden State over the coming years. Applegreen, an Irish-founded company, also announced that it will relocate its Travel Plaza Headquarters to Glen Rock, New Jersey. The opening of the new Applegreen Headquarters in Glen Rock – where the company already has a presence – will add at least 100 new jobs in finance, administration, development, and logistics to the region.

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Blue Foundry Bank Hosts “Makers Series: Business Essentials Seminar” to  Expand Support for Small Businesses  

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Rutherford NJ,  Blue Foundry Bank, a financial institution that offers a full service, crafted banking experience, has announced its Blue Foundry Bank Makers Series: Business Essentials Seminar designed for business owners. The interactive seminars will build on the Bank’s existing commitment to the community’s growing businesses by offering personalized guidance from Bank experts. Focused on how best to jumpstart growth and success for businesses, the seminars will cover key topics such as securing a business loan, managing accounts and cash flow, and expanding your real estate footprint.

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Midland Park Women Charged in Chain Reaction Multi Vehicle Collision in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, on March 17th at 4:03 PM, Glen Rock Police  Patrols, along with EMS, were dispatched to the intersection of Ackerman Avenue and Maple Avenue following a four-car motor vehicle accident. Two of the drivers and a child were transported to Valley Hospital for further medical evaluation by EMT’S from the Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Three of the vehicles were rendered inoperable in the crash and were towed from the scene.  Ackerman Avenue remained closed until just prior to 5:00 pm.

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Driver takes out Insurance Brookers Window in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, miraculously, not a single person was injured when a 4-door Subaru Legacy sedan jumped a curb, crossed over a typically busy local central business district sidewalk, and slammed head-on into an occupied storefront in Glen Rock on Friday morning, 03/11. Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock Fire Department, and Hawthorne Fire Department personnel and equipment responded to the incident. The vehicle was disengaged from its predicament and removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Damage to the storefront was extensive. A Borough of Glen Rock Building Department official was summoned to the scene to assess the structure’s integrity. The Subaru’s driver, an adult female, may have experienced a mild medical episode just prior to the crash.

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Glen Rock Man: Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places

Glen Rock Police discover a tangled Web of on-line love Scammers 

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Glen Rock NJ, on Tuesday February 22 at 9:06 AM , a Glen Rock resident contacted police after becoming the victim of an online fraud. Detectives were able to trace one of the fraudulent payments from the victim to a 65-year-old female in Washington state. D/Sgt. James Calaski contacted the female from Washington and determined that she was also a victim of what is called a romance scam. The female had engaged in an online relationship with a male who she believed to be a contractor in Texas flipping houses. This man convinced her to “invest” $13,000 of her own money into these house flips. In addition, he convinced her to receive “investments” from other people and forward these payments to him in the form of crypto currency. These additional payments were more than $18,000. D/Sgt Calaski was able to convince her that she was the victim of a romance scam and assist her in ceasing her involvement and communication with the suspect. With the victim’s assistance, D/Sgt Calaski was able to track the suspect to Africa.

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Camera Stolen From Maple Avenue Home in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, on Thursday February 17th at 6:32 PM Glen Rock Police Patrols were dispatched to a residential burglary report on the 500 block of Maple Avenue.  Investigation found that the home, which was not occupied and the subject of an estate sale, had been entered via a basement door which was forced open. The only item reported stolen was a camera. The scene was processed by Crime Scene Investigators from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department BCI. Glen Rock Detectives have recovered video surveillance footage from the area and the investigation is ongoing.

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Hermès Bag Missing from Delivery Box of Glen Rock Customer

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Glen Rock NJ, on Friday February 02-18-2022 at 9:57 AM ,a Glen Rock resident reported that a package which was delivered to their home by the US Postal Service was missing a Hermès Her-bag, valued at $2,800, which it should have contained. Inspection of the package found that the bottom of the box had been cut opened and then taped over. The matter is currently under review and will most likely be transferred to the US Postal Inspection Service for further investigation.

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Borough of Glen Rock Shuttle Bus Vandalized in Main Line Train Station Parking Lot

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Glen Rock NJ, on Monday February 7th at 10:38 AM , the Borough of Glen Rock shuttle bus driver reported that the Glen Rock Community Shuttle was entered through an unlocked rear door while parked in the Main Line Train Station Lot, this occurred between February 4th and February 7th.  Multiple items inside the bus were vandalized by person(s) unknown.

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Pickup Takes Out Utility Pole In Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, a utility pole located in the 300 block of Ackerman Avenue, Glen Rock was severely damaged after being hit by a Dodge pick-up truck on Wednesday afternoon, 02/15. The vehicle’s driver sustained a minor head injury, but refused medical evaluation/treatment. Glen Rock Police responded to investigate the crash. A tow truck removed the pick-up from the scene and PSE&G’s Electric Division was called to inspect damage to the utility pole. Glen Rock Police closed Ackerman Avenue for a short time to remove the vehicle .

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