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Saddle River Wins ASCE Engineering Project of the Year Award: Celebrating the Rindlaub Bridge

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Saddle River NJ, the Saddle River Rindlaub Bridge has been honored with the prestigious American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Engineering Project of the Year Award for 2024! This esteemed recognition celebrates outstanding contributions to the civil engineering industry, and we are proud to have our municipality acknowledged for its innovative and impactful project.

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13th Annual Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial 5k Run/Walk in Saddle River

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Saddle River NJ, on April 27 the Borough of Saddle River hosted the 13th Annual Susan Zabransky Hughes Memorial 5k Run/Walk.

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Woman Sexually Assaulted in Saddle River Home

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Saddle Riiver NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of 54-year-old MUHAMMAD NADEEM YOUSUF of Waldwick, NJ on a charge of sexual assault. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Matthew Finck and the Saddle River Police Department under the direction of Chief Jason Cosgriff.

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Saddle River Anticipates an Increase in Student Population Due to Affordable Housing Mandate

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Saddle River NJ, the discussion regarding the middle school send-receive relationship between Saddle River and Ramsey has sparked debate and exploration among district officials. A recently unveiled long-range study conducted by the Porzio Bromberg & Newman law firm suggests that it is feasible to terminate the relationship without substantial negative financial consequences for either district. However, the study has raised questions and concerns among community members.

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Jon Kurpis Joins his Father Mayor Albert Kurpis on Saddle River Council

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Saddle River NJ, Earlier this month, Mayor Albert Kurpis, aged 75, was sworn in for his third term, marking the occasion by administering the oath of office to his son, Jon Kurpis, who embarked on his first term as a councilman.

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NORTHWEST BERGEN MAYORS MEETING

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Saddle River NJ, Mayors from Allendale, Franklin lakes,Hillsdale, Ho-ho-kus, Paramus, Ramsey,Saddle River,Upper Saddle River,and Waldwick  along with representatives from many other towns gathered at the Bishop House in Saddle River to discuss common issues that are affecting their towns. The forum was used to discuss issues such as flooding, mutual aid , emergency management and many other related issues.

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Saddle River Receives $560,000 Check For Stormwater Channel Management

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Saddle River NJ, Saddle River has received a $560,000 check from State Senator Holly Schepisi for stormwater channel management. The mayor and Council said ,”We express our gratitude to Senator Schepisi for her commendable efforts in securing funding from the state, which will significantly aid Saddle River in flood control.”

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14 businesses Banned From Doing Business in New Jersey including One in Saddle River and One in Wyckoff and Fair Lawn

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Saddle River NJ,  the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has posted the names of 14 additional businesses to its Workplace Accountability in Labor List (aka The WALL), bringing to 82 the total number of delinquent employers with outstanding liabilities for violations of state wage, benefit or tax laws.

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Saddle River Police: Unoccupied Home Ransacked Friday Afternoon

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Saddle River NJ, on Friday afternoon December 22nd, Saddle River patrol units were dispatched to a residence off of Chestnut Ridge Road for a residential burglary. Unknown actors smashed a rear first floor window for access to the unoccupied home. The alarms system was not activated which allowed these actors ample time to ransack the entire home. Please set your alarms system as much as possible, even when you’re home.

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Defeated Incumbent Appointed to Unexpired Term by Saddle River Board of Education

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Saddle River NJ, a defeated incumbent from the recent Board of Education election has been appointed to fill the unexpired term of a fellow trustee. Evelyn Nissirios, who lost her bid to newcomer Kunal Bhatia, was chosen to complete the remaining one-year term of former trustee John Peros at the December 13 board meeting. Although Nissirios was defeated by Bhatia for the full three-year term in November, the board expressed hope that having both candidates, who received voter confidence, would foster community unity. Peros resigned in October, triggering a 65-day window for the board to fill the vacant seat. Nissirios’ appointment was accepted on December 6th.

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Saddle Brook Crash Leads to DWI Arrest

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Saddle Brook NJ, on a Sunday in Saddle Brook, an incident unfolded on I-80 involving an overturned Ford pickup truck and a Honda Civic crashing into a guardrail, resulting in injuries. Following the incident, a 22-year-old individual from Teaneck was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI).

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The Saddle River Covered Bridge Promises to be an Iconic Landmark

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Saddle River NJ, the Saddle River Covered Bridge is finally coming about. The bridge will connect 10+ acres of unused landlocked land to the beautiful Rindlaub Park. According to Saddle River Mayor Kurpis the borough  is exploring several amenities, such as River view, sculptures, bird watching, fishing, walking trail, etc.

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Saddle River Beefs Up Security With Two New Police Cruisers

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Saddle River NJ, Mayor Kurpis congratulating Saddle River Police Chief Cosgriff on receiving two state of the art police vehicles authorized by the governing body for better protection of Saddle River residents.
The patrol cars are equipped with state of the art communication equipment, cameras and are fully equipped with active shooter gear.

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Saddle River and Montvale Named Bergen County Towns “that offer the best bang for your buck”

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Saddle River NJ, the  TEN HOEVE REALTY GROUP list two towns from Bergen County in their list of five secret towns that offer the best bang for your buck, ie… lower property tax rates.

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Fraudsters Spoof Saddle Police Phone Number in “Outstanding Warrant” Phone Scam

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Saddle River Nj, the Saddle River Police Department Detective Bureau has become aware of a fraud scam utilizing (spoofing) the Saddle River Police main phone number  (201)327-5300. The caller claims to be “Detective Cooper” and will tell you that you have an active outstanding warrant, they may even provide you with a warrant number.  They ask you if you have been to Texas. While the may sound believable , please do not respond to the fraudsters questions and hang up. Call the main number for the Saddle River Police to confirm. If you have been a victim of this fraud attempt please contact detectives@saddleriverpd.com with pertinent information.

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