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Ho-Ho-Kus Recognizes Three Officers for Going Beyond the Call of Duty

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, during the January 23rd council meeting, Apprehension awards were presented to Det. Sgt. Balestrieri, Det. Santos, and Officer Kirk for their exemplary service.

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Spot Light On First Responders: Ho-Ho-Kus Firefighter Dane Policastro

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department is 100% volunteer. We are always looking for dedicated, impassioned, and well-rounded individuals to join our family. Firefighter Dane Policastro joined the Juniors at age 16 and became a Senior Member at 18.  He served as Lieutenant from 2017-21. Dane is involved with the community in various roles and is a Town Councilman.

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FedEx Ground Delivery Truck Slams Into a Utility Pole in Ho-Ho-Kus

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, FedEx Ground delivery truck slammed head on into a utility pole at the intersection of Deerhill Drive and Wearimus Road, Ho-Ho-Kus just prior to 12 noon on Friday, 12/08. The vehicle’s driver sustained a minor facial injury in the incident, but refused ambulance transportation to a local hospital. Ho-Ho-Kus Police, Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department, and Ho-Ho-Kus EMS responded to the incident along with crews from PSE&G’s Electric Division. Wearimus Road was temporarily closed between East Saddle River Road and Powderhorn Drive while PSE&G crews worked to replace a downed pole and restore electric service.

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Coyotes at Large Near Ho-Ho-Kus , Ridgewood Border Near Schedler Park

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ,on Monday the Ho-Ho-Kus Police reported and an injured Coyote last seen in the area East of Route 17 , just north of Schedler Park in Ridgewood off West Saddle River Road and Hollywood Avenue. Please call the Ho-Ho-Kus Police (911 or 201-652-1700) if you see this animal and do not approach!

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Spot Light On First Responders: Dench Family 3 Generations of Ho-Ho-Kus Firefighters

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Pictured here are 3 generations of firefighters (Dench Family) . Well, we haven’t heard for sure on the 3rd gen commitment, but we’ll have their application awaiting them on their 16th birthday for our JR firefighter program.

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SUV Careens off of Route 17 Southbound in Ho-Ho-Kus Narrowly Missing a Bus Stop Shelter

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the driver of a silver colored SUV was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a crash in which the vehicle careened off of Route 17 southbound in Ho-Ho-Kus early Friday morning, 10/20, and slammed head on into a large tree. A bus stop shelter was narrowly missed by the fast moving car, but a bus stop sign was not as fortunate. The incident took place just south of Hollywood Avenue. A flatbed tow truck removed the wreckage.

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It’s “Saturday Night Live”, with Ho-Ho-Kus Native Chloe Troast

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus native Chloe Troast, Northern Highlands class of 2015, on joining the cast of Saturday Night Live! Chloe is the only new cast member joining the show for their 49th season!

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The Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus Recognized by the NJ Safe Routes to School Program

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department’s Ptl. Kirsch and Ptl. Rodrigo attended the 2023 EZ Ride Annual Recognition Event – Champions for Change at Galloping Golf Course today.  Continue reading The Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus Recognized by the NJ Safe Routes to School Program

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Save the date, September 9, 2023, 12-6 pm, for the 2nd Annual Ho-Ho-Kus Day!

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, save the date, September 9, 2023, 12-6 pm, for the 2nd Annual Ho-Ho-Kus Day! You are invited for an afternoon of music, food, amusement and fun! Come celebrate our extraordinary town! Support your local businesses, reconnect with one another, and unite in the strength of our community.

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Multiple Fire Departments Drill on Techniques to Fight Electric Vehicle Fires

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Waldwick, NJ Volunteer Fire Department members joined Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Fighters and Ridgewood Fire Fighters in a joint drill on fighting Electric Vehicle (EV) fires which was hosted by the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department. After a discussion on techniques of handling EV fires, an outside demonstration was presented of a new nozzle apparatus that is designed to be deployed under the battery compartment.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Police Officer Samuel Kim Tosses the First Pitch at Trenton Thunder’s Hometown Heroes Night

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department Officer Samuel Kim was honored at Trenton Thunder’s Hometown Heroes Night on Thursday representing the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department.

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911 Phone Calls late Sunday Evening Finds Driver Asleep Behind the Wheel in Ho-Ho-Kus

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, In response to multiple 911 phone calls late Sunday evening, 06/04, reporting an occupied vehicle seemingly stopped for no reason in the northbound travel lanes of North Maple Avenue near Brookside Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus, police officers from Ho-Ho-Kus and Ridgewood responded to the scene and found the vehicle’s driver asleep at the wheel.

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The Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus Annual Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 29, 2023, at 10:30 AM

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The Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 29, 2023, at 10:30 AM. The Parade will begin at Ardmore Road and Sheridan Avenue and conclude at the War Memorial on East Franklin Turnpike for a Remembrance Ceremony featuring the laying of wreaths and a dedication to the unveiling of our 2023 Hometown Hero banners.

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