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Spot Light On First Responders: Closter Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Corps and Alpine Police Officers Recognized for Life Saving CPR efforts 

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On December 3rd, Closter Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Corps (CVARC) was requested for a sick person. When the Alpine Police officers Matthew Gough and Justin Fierro arrived on scene, they found the patient unresponsive and started CPR. Closter Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Corps members arrived shortly thereafter and assumed patient care. The patient was transported to Englewood hospital and they were released from the hospital a few days later. The hard work of the Alpine Police officers and the members of CVARC allowed the patient to be home for the holidays.

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UPDATE: Attorney General’s Office Identifies Decedent and Officer in Fatality in e-Bike Crash in Fort Lee

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Fort Lee NJ, the Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity and Accountability is investigating a deadly crash that occurred in Fort Lee, N.J., on October 17, 2022, involving a Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) officer in a marked PAPD patrol vehicle.

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NJ Attorney General’s Office Investigating Fatal Crash in Fort Lee Involving Port Authority Police Officer

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Fort Lee NJ,  the NJ Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity and Accountability is investigating a deadly crash yesterday in Fort Lee involving a Port Authority Police Department (PAPD) officer in a marked PAPD patrol vehicle.

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The NJ Attorney General’s Office is Investigating a Fatal Police-involved Shooting that Occurred on Saturday in Englewood

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Englewood NJ, the Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred the morning of Saturday, September 3 in Englewood, N.J. One male civilian sustained fatal injuries. His identity is not being released at this time.

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Best Hospitals in New Jersey

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Ridgewood NJ, U.S. News evaluated 98 hospitals in New Jersey. Fifteen meet high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state. U.S. News also ranked hospitals in the New York and Philadelphia metro areas. The number 1 hospital in New Jersey is Morristown Medical Center.  Three of the fifteen are Bergen County based .
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Closter Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Corps Dispatched to Help Fallen Horseback Rider in Rockleigh

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Closter NJ, Closter Volunteer Ambulance & Rescue Corps was dispatched mutual aid to Rockleigh for someone who had fallen off their horse on the trails. Upon arrival at the park, Closter EMT’s were greeted by a woman on a horse. She and the horse guided the EMT’s to the patient, who had fallen near a rocky creek.

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4 Charged after Gun Fired During Altercation in Englewood

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Englewood NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of LAVAR PROCTOR (DOB: 8/29/1977; married; unemployed) of 410 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY; DASIA L. BETHEA (DOB: 2/17/1995; single; unemployed) of 41 E. Forest Avenue, Englewood, NJ; DANA N. PROCTOR (DOB: 6/13/1977; married; unemployed) of 348 Rankin Circle, McDonough, Georgia; and TIERNEY THOMPSON (DOB: 12/11/1973; single; unemployed) of 250 West 146th street, Apartment 1P, New York, NY on charges related to a shooting incident in Englewood, NJ.

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3:32 a.m. Fire in Englewood Leads to Dramatic Rescues

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Englewood NJ, On Sunday, August 22nd, 2021 at 3:32 a.m. the Englewood Police Department Communications Center received a report of a house fire on Green St. with people trapped inside. Englewood Police and Englewood Fire personnel were immediately dispatched.

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Woman Hit by a Car While Crossing the street in Tenafly Pronounced Dead at Englewood Hospital

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Tenafly NJ, according to the Tenafly police on Mother’s day a woman was hit by a car while crossing a borough street with her teenage daughter Sunday morning was pronounced dead after being rushed to Englewood Hospital. The injured girl, was transported to Englewood Hospital with non-life-threatening leg injuries.

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The Trump Administration Orders hospitals to bypass the CDC when sharing COVID-19 data with the US government

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Ridgewood NJ, the debate has begun to rage over the accuracy of the COVID 19 numbers, both for deaths and number of cases .  many claim there is an inconsistency with data collection with  some states count presumed coronavirus deaths along with confirmed cases under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance issued last month and other states don’t count those deaths.

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RHS sophomore creates”nurse purse” for local nurses

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Ridgewood NJ, RHS sophomore Ani Martirossian created an essential “nurse purse” for local nurses who are serving on the front lines. Each nurse purse contains crucial health and beauty products that can be used on the go. To date, they have delivered over 500 bags to four local hospitals: The Valley Hospital, Holy Name Medical Center, Englewood Hospital, and Hackensack University Medical Center.

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