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Jeep Wrangler Gets Stuck on NJ Transit Tracks in Ho-Ho-Kus

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, late Saturday night, on July 6th, an unusual accident occurred when a Jeep Wrangler found itself stuck on NJ Transit tracks in Ho-Ho-Kus. The incident took place as the driver attempted to exit Dalebrook Industrial Park at 1 Hollywood Avenue.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Heroes Honored with CPR Save Award

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, at last weeks’s Ho-Ho-Kus council meeting, Sgt. Gil, Officer Sweetman, and members of the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Ambulance Crew were honored with a well-deserved CPR Save Award for their exceptional lifesaving efforts.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Police Captain Graduates from the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police Command & Leadership Academy

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department is proud to announce the recent graduation of Captain Greg McBain from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Command & Leadership Academy. This esteemed academy offers a rigorous 14- week course designed in collaboration with the United States Military Academy at the Morris County Police Academy. Captain McBain’s successful completion of this program underscores his commitment to excellence in leadership within the law enforcement community.

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Farewell to a Beloved Ho-Ho-Kus Crossing Guard: Linda’s Retirement After 19 Years of Service

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department recently celebrated a bittersweet moment as we bid farewell to one of our most cherished and long-serving crossing guards, Linda. After 19 years of dedicated service to the Ho-Ho-Kus Borough, Linda has officially hung up her safety vest and is ready to enjoy her well-deserved retirement.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department Partners with AAA for Pedestrian Crosswalk Safety Initiative

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department recently took part in the Pedestrian Crosswalk Detail, an important safety initiative sponsored by AAA. During this event, officers focused on enforcing pedestrian safety laws and raising public awareness about the importance of yielding to pedestrians in marked crosswalks.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department officially Welcomes Officer Tyler Cronin Back to the Department

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, this week the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department officially welcomed Officer Tyler Cronin back to the department. Officer Cronin began his career with us as a dispatcher. He was then able to complete the police academy and gain significant experience in another town before coming back to where it all started.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Water System Upgrade: Successful Remediation Efforts Yield Positive Results

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, In an exciting development for the residents of Ho-Ho-Kus, Mayor Thomas Randall announced on Thursday that recent tests following the borough’s $3.7 million water treatment system upgrade have shown “below detectable levels” of chemical contaminants. This significant milestone comes ahead of the May 23 deadline, marking a successful completion of the remediation efforts.

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One Arrest Following Ho-Ho-Kus Route 17 Crash

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Paramus NJ, a vehicle allegedly being driven erratically and speeding in Paramus crashed at the intersection of Route 17 northbound and Race Track Road, Ho-Ho-Kus early Monday afternoon, 04/08. The vehicle’s driver was handcuffed by Paramus Police officers and transported to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus by a Ridgewood Fire Department ambulance. Two (2) passengers in the vehicle were initially detained by Paramus Police, but later released after being evaluated by EMTs. Police at the scene would not comment on the nature of their investigation, nor why the driver was handcuffed. Ridgewood Police and Ho-Ho-Kus Police also responded to the incident along with additional ambulances from Paramus and Ho-Ho-Kus. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked BMW SUV from the scene.

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SPRING TRADITION GETS UNDERWAY WITH OPENING DAY OF TROUT SEASON ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, New Jersey waterways will be freshly stocked with more than 180,000 rainbow trout, as well as larger broodstock, for anglers eagerly awaiting the beginning of spring trout season on Saturday, April 6.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Crossing Guard Celebrates 30 Years of Keeping Children Safe

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Susie Lee’s dedication as a Crossing Guard for 30 years has ensured the safety of countless children, making her an invaluable pillar of the Ho-Ho-Kus community. Her commitment to keeping the children safe is truly commendable.

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No Injuries Reported After Car Drives on Rail Road Tracks in Ho-Ho-Kus

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, at least one (1) summons was issued in connection with an early Saturday evening, 03/02, incident in which the driver of a 2008 Ford Mustang drove the vehicle northbound on NJ Transit railroad tracks near the Ho-Ho-Kus train station.

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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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