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$14 million to Settle Montvale Ground Water Contamination Suit

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Montvale NJ,  Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced a $14 million resolution of a natural resource damages (NRD) lawsuit against two companies for the contamination of groundwater with trichloroethylene (TCE) in Montvale, Bergen County.  DEP will use the funds to restore natural resources and recover its own cleanup costs.

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Valley Medical Group Opens New Primary and Walk-In Care Center in Montvale

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Montvale NJ, Valley Medical Group is pleased to announce the opening of a new primary and walk-in care center, Valley Medical Group Kinderkamack Primary and Walk-In Care located at 141 North Kinderkamack Road in Montvale, New Jersey.

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Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali: do your internet transactions safely

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Montvale NJ, Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali joins the going list of mayors after a recent incident in Ridgewood, reminding residents to do your internet transactions safely. Agree to meet at this spot and not at your home.

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Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali Goes Live Informing Residents During Evening Water Main Break

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Montvale NJ, this week the Borough of Montvale suffered a major water main break on Grand Ave by Paragon Drive. West Grand Avenue was impassible.

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Multiple Agencies Respond to Single Family Home Fire In Montvale

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Montvale NJ, on February 3, 2024 at approximately 2:10pm, the Montvale Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a single family home on E. Grand Ave for a reported basement fire. First arriving Montvale Police units confirmed a working fire. Chief M10 requested an elevated alarm assignment. Tri-Boro Volunteer Ambulance Corps and multiple police departments for their assistance.

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Montvale Ex Con Sex Offender Arrested For Child Porn Parole Violation

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Montvale NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ROBERT SETNITZKY (DOB: 09/03/1962; single; unemployed) of  Montvale, NJ, currently incarcerated at Northern State Prison, on the charge of possession of child sexual abuse material. 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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Montvale Parkway Service Area to Get a Face lift

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Montvale NJ, according to Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali the Township of Montvale received a notice this week about the Parkway service area informing us that the existing convenience store associated with the on-site fueling area will be demolished, and a new one-story convenience store will be constructed. Additional improvements to the site to include the parking, drainage and fueling canopy changes.

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Montvale Police: Scammers pretend to be U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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Montvale NJ, Montvale Police report a number of residents have been receiving calls from “Customs/Border Patrol’. These “agents” are informing residents that one of their online orders is stuck at customs and they need information such as credit card numbers/date of birth/social security number/etc in order to release the package. Please hang up on any such calls. They are not real. Customs would send you an official letter in the mail listing the items and the reason it is being held up.
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Charges Filed in NYC Stabbing Death of St. Joseph Regional Student

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Montvale NJ, early on Thanksgiving morning, a 17-year-old student from St. Joseph Regional High School lost his life in a fatal stabbing incident at the location of a Tribeca ax-throwing establishment, as reported by police and sources on Friday. Additionally, a 19-year-old man sustained stab wounds to the torso but was reported to be in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital.

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Teen killed in hit-and-run on Garden State Parkway in Montvale

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Montvale NJ, a hit-and-run incident claimed the life of a 14-year-old girl on the Garden State Parkway in Montvale early Thursday, according to the New Jersey State Police. The tragedy occurred around 5:02 a.m., on Thursday  as the girl entered the path of an unidentified vehicle traveling south at milepost 171.1. The unknown vehicle struck the pedestrian, and a Chevrolet Tahoe, closely following, collided with the victim. The unidentified vehicle fled the scene, continuing south without stopping, while the Tahoe driver, realizing the collision, reported the incident to Troop “D” Bloomfield station. The victim’s identity has not been disclosed, and the investigation into the hit-and-run is ongoing.

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Montvale Crash Sends Pickup Through Neighbors Fences

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Montvale NJ, a two (2) vehicle, early Monday afternoon, 02/20, crash in the 300 block of West Grand Avenue, Montvale, sent the female driver of an SUV to the hospital via a Tri-Boro ambulance, and a pickup truck through the fences of two (2) adjacent single family homes. The SUV was also propelled off of the roadway and wound up in a nearby driveway. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. The Montvale Police Department is investigating the crash.

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Montvale Residents Report Catalytic Converter Thefts

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Montvale NJ, according to the Montvale Police Department a few residents have reported the theft of their vehicle’s catalytic converter this morning. Our town has fortunately avoided this particular crime until today. It is, and has been, a state wide problem.

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Fresh Cut fruit, Vegetables sold at Wegmans, Other Stores Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

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Montvale NJ, Fruit Fresh Up, Inc. is voluntarily recalling from the market all fresh cut fruit and vegetable products and ready to eat dips, sold at Wegmans as listed below, processed at its Depew, NY production facilities, due to a possible health risk from Listeria monocytogenes.

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