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Ridgewood Road in Twp. of Washington will be closed between East Glen Avenue and Linwood Avenue 8am -4pm

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Twp. of Washington NJ, on Monday June 10, 2024 from 8:00am until approximately 4:00pm, Ridgewood Road will be closed between East Glen Avenue and Linwood Avenue due to construction.

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Black Bear Sighted in Twp. of Washington and Ridgewood on Monday

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Twp.  of Washington NJ, a black bear sighting was reported in the area of East Glen Avenue and Hampshire Road.  It should be noted that the bear was not observed by Officers at this time.  Please stay away and DO NOT for any reason engage with it. Contact the police department if it is acting aggressively towards any people or animals.

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Mother and Toddler Shaken up in Morning Crash at the Intersection of East Glen Avenue and Northern Parkway in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, a mother and her toddler were shaken up but uninjured when their Volvo SUV collided with a landscaper’s small dump truck at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and Northern Parkway, Ridgewood just prior to 10:00 AM on Saturday morning, 06/17. One (1) motor vehicle summons was issued by Ridgewood Police in connection with the crash. Ridgewood Fire Department and Ridgewood firefighters/EMTs responded to evaluate the victims, and to mitigate a crash related fluid spill. The Volvo was towed from the scene.

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No Injuries in Late Morning Crash Involving a School Bus in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, two (2) students being transported from Midland Park to Paramus on a mini school bus escaped injury when their bus collided with BMW SUV in Ridgewood late Wednesday morning, 01/25. The crash occurred just after 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and Northern Parkway. Neither driver involved in the mishap was injured. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Ridgewood Police issued one (1) summons in connection with the incident. Ridgewood Fire Department firefighters were dispatched to mitigate a crash related fluid spill.

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“Hit and Run” theft Trio Nabbed by Paramus Police

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Paramus NJ,  a trio of ski shop thieves who hit the same store twice were arrested last week after a chase that saw two suspects flee along the Route 17.

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Ridgewood Firefighters Free Driver from Car After Crash Near Glen School

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police issued one (1) summons in connection with a Monday afternoon, 11/21, two (2) vehicle collision at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and Van Emburgh Avenue, Ridgewood, in which the driver of a 4-door Toyota Camry sedan involved in the crash had to be extricated from her vehicle by Ridgewood firefighters. The victim was transported by ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus with non life threatening injuries. A flatbed tow truck removed the damaged Camry from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Washington Township Police assisted with traffic control.

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Truck Takes Out Utility Pole Near Glen School in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the driver of small box truck escaped injury when he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole on East Glen Avenue near Van Emburgh Avenue, Ridgewood on Monday morning, 06/13. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, and Ridgewood Emergency Services personnel and vehicles responded to the incident. Motor vehicle access to and from the Glen School and several nearby homes was disrupted by the incident for an extended period.

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Ridgewood Residents got their first look the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Design Assistance Program on August 12th

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood residents got their first look the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Design Assistance Program on August 12th .Lets hope these improvements are more soundly implemented than the “suicide bike lane” and traffic easing disasters of the past witch created dangerous congestion for Ridge school and Ridgewood School students .

The “suicide bike lane” and traffic easing disasters were driven by grant money with little thought to their practical application ,in the real word.

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Mail Reported Stolen from East Glen Avenue resident in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, as previously reported on this blog the Ridgewood police report that on October 16th an East Glen Avenue resident responded to Ridgewood Police Headquarters to report a fraud. The victim reported an envelope containing a check was placed in a mailbox on East Glen Avenue but never arrived at the intended destination. The victim later discovered the check had been cashed unlawfully without her consent. The victim notified her bank and the account was closed.

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Ridgewood Police closed portions of Franklin Turnpike after a Utility Pole Became Unstable

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Ridgewood NJ, A utility pole became unstable on Wednesday morning, 09/26, as a result of excavation work associated with the construction of a new 7-11 store at 657 Franklin Turnpike, Ridgewood. Ridgewood Police closed portions of Franklin Turnpike, East Glen Avenue, and an entrance/exit ramp to Route 17 southbound until workers from PSE&G were able to replace/stabilize the pole. No injuries were reported in the incident.

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No injuries Reported Vehicle Careened off of East Glen Avenue in Washington Township

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November 16,2017

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Washington Twp NJ, No injuries were reported by the lone occupant of a passenger vehicle that careened off of East Glen Avenue in Washington Township on Wednesday evening, 11/15, across the lawns of two (2) homes, through a picket fence, and into the back yard of a house located on nearby Madeline Court. The vehicle was winched out of its predicament and removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Washington Township Police responded to the incident.

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1930 Ford Model “A” Involved in Collision at the Intersection of East Glen Avenue and East Saddle River Road

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June 30,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, A two (2) vehicle Thursday afternoon, 06/29, collision at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and East Saddle River Road in Ridgewood resulted in a non life threatening elbow injury to one (1) vehicle occupant. Both vehicles involved, a Nissan Rogue and a 1930 Ford Model “A”, were towed from the scene. The injured party was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital. Ridgewood Police, Fire, and EMS responded. Fire Department personnel attended to a crash related fluid spill. Ho-Ho-Kus Police assisted with traffic control.

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Both Drivers Transported to Valley after East Glen Avenue and East Saddle River Road Collision in Ridgewood

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May 26,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, Both drivers involved in a collision at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and East Saddle River Road, Ridgewood on Thursday afternoon, 05/25, were transported by separate ambulances to The Valley Hospital with non life threatening injuries. Ridgewood Polie, Fire, and EMS units responded. FD personnel attended to a crash related fluid spill. The two (2) wrecked SUVs were removed by tow trucks.

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Pickup and Landscaping Truck Collision on East Glen Avenue and Paramus Road in Ridgewood

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June 19,2016

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Ridgewood NJ, Two (2) adult females were transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a Saturday afternoon, 06/16, crash at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and Paramus Road in Ridgewood. Ridgewood PD Patrol Officer Salvatore D’Amico issued three (3) summonses in connection with the crash, at least one (1) of which was to the driver of a large landscaping vehicle who was driving with a suspended drivers license. Both vehicles involved in the collision were removed by tow trucks. Injuries to both victims were reported as non life threatening.

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Traffic Issues due to PSEG Gas Main Replacement Project in Ridgewood

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PSE&G GAS MAIN REPLACEMENT PROGRAM BEGINS- STARTING IN RIDGEWOOD APRIL 25TH

Rmidgewood NJ, This is to alert you to PSE&G’s Energy Strong gas main replacement project that will be commencing shortly in the Village.

J. Fletcher Creamer will be  the contractor.  Tentative start date will be this week.

Work will be in the following streets:   West Glen Avenue, East Glen Avenue, Lawrence Court, Heights Road, Alpine terrace, Colwell court, Douglas Place, Park Slope, Ridge Road, Sterling Place and Glenwood Road.  Streets may need to be partially or fully closed for the work to be done, depending on the situation.

The work is scheduled to take approximately 4 months.  We will be working with the contractor and PSE&G to minimize disruptions to residents.

Village Police Department Traffic Control Officers will be utilized.

For further information and FAQ’s please Click Here

To read the PSE&G letter to customers Click Here