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Fair Lawn Goes Hollywood

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn has achieved Film Ready certification from the New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission, marking it as one of the initial Film Ready communities in North Jersey. This certification is anticipated to attract more film shoots to the borough, enhancing its appeal as a cinematic destination.

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Kosher Grocery Store in Fair Lawn Hit by SUV

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Fair Lawn NJ, no injuries were reported in connection with a late Sunday afternoon, 01/14, motor vehicle crash in which a Lexus SUV mounted a curb and knocked over a protective bollard in front of a Kosher grocery store on Fair Lawn Avenue in Fair Lawn. The crash left the Lexus impaled on top of the bollard; two (2) tow trucks were required to remove it from its predicament. Fair Lawn Police department responded to the incident.

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Fair Lawn Crash Floods Street After Hydrant Toppled

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Fair Lawn NJ, a tractor trailer truck damaged a traffic signal and wiped out a fire hydrant while making a right turn onto Saddle River Road from Morlot Avenue, Fair Lawn late Thursday afternoon, 01/04. No injuries were reported in the mishap.

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Revitalizing Bergen County’s Historical Sites and Open Spaces is Essential to Preserving the History of This Great County

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Park Ridge NJ, according to Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, Bergen County is home to dozens of historical and culturally significant sites.

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Fair Lawn Planning Board Approves Warehouse Proposal for Former Nabisco site

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Fair Lawn NJ, the Fair Lawn Planning Board approved a proposal Monday to replace the iconic Nabisco factory on Route 208 with a warehouse development. Residents continued to raise concerns over environmental contamination and traffic congestion.

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Columbia Bank Launches Program to Advance Homeownership in Black & Hispanic Communities Throughout NJ

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Columbia Bank Launches “Advancing Access”, a Special Purpose Credit Program that will Pledge Nearly $128 Million in New Loans at Subsidized Rates to Black and Hispanic Neighborhoods Throughout New Jersey

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Fair Lawn NJ, Columbia Bank Columbia Bank recently announced the launch of its “Advancing  Access” special purpose credit program. This is the latest addition to its affordable home loan solutions. Through the  program, Columbia Bank aims to advance homeownership in Jersey City, Paterson, Newark and Camden, as well as in  other communities throughout the state, through affordable loan solutions in Black and Hispanic neighborhoods. Over a  three-year period, the Bank will pledge approximately $125 million in principal loan originations at subsidized rates, and  $3 million in subsidy grants. Any borrower seeking to purchase or refinance a home in these communities, regardless of race or ethnicity, is welcome to apply. 

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Broadway Fair Lawn Rollover Crash Sends Several Victims to Hospital

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Fair Lawn NJ, Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn EMS, Fair Lawn Fire Company #3, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue all responded to a Monday evening, 08/21, rollover crash in the 2600 block of Broadway eastbound. Fair Lawn EMS transported at least two (2) victims to a local hospital for treatment. None of the injuries appeared to have been life-threatening in nature. The rolled over 4-door sedan involved in the crash was righted and towed from the scene. Police received a report that a red SUV that fled the area may have also been involved in the incident. A crash related fluid spill was mitigated by members of the Rescue Squad. Broadway eastbound was closed between Plaza Road and 27th Street while emergency responders and tow truck operators worked at the scene.

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Six Charged in Armed Fair Lawn Home Invasion

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Fair Lawn NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of MICHAEL D’ANGELO (DOB: 7/09/1972; married; construction worker) of 115 E. 235th Street, Bronx, NY; DANIEL RUGGIERO (DOB: 12/17/1970; single; unemployed) of 65 Arnow Avenue, Bronx, NY; DOMINICK MEMOLI (DOB: 2/03/1966; single; construction worker) of 1201 Mace Avenue, Bronx, NY; BRUNO SIMONETTI (DOB: 8/18/1980; single; unemployed) of 390 Hutchinson Boulevard, Mount Vernon, NY; ERION BESHIRI (DOB: 1/14/1988; single; unemployed) of 2026 Haight Avenue, Bronx, NY; and SIAN STAFFORD (DOB: 6/29/1994; single; unemployed) of 412 Audubon Avenue, New York, NY on charges related to a home invasion in Fair Lawn, NJ that occurred in November 2022. The arrests are the result of a joint investigation by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Fair Lawn Police Department under the direction of Chief Glen Cauwels.

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Eccentric Theater Company, Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, and Summit Chorale Present: Die Fledermaus 3pm Today

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Fair Lawn NJ, Eccentric Theater Company, Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company, and Summit Chorale are excited to announce a three-organization partnership to produce the classic operetta Die Fledermaus (Dr. Thomas Juneau, Conductor | Lou Ann Salkin, Director)!

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Fair Lawn Route 208 Nabisco Implosion Cancelled

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Glen Rock NJ, after extensive dialogue with local communities, and businesses, Greek Development has made the decision not to implode the remaining portion of the Nabisco Tower. They will utilize an alternative method of demolition that does not involve the use of any explosives. Ownership is proceeding to undertake the additional time and expense to ensure the well-being and peace of mind of the surrounding residents.

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Fair lawn Police Department Receives JEDI Training

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Fair Lawn NJ, on the Fourth of May in honor of “Star Wars Day ” the Fair lawn Police Department received JEDI training . A Jedi Knight is a member of the Jedi Order who has completed their training and has been officially recognized as a full-fledged Jedi. Jedi Knights are known for their proficiency in lightsaber combat and mastery of the Force, a mystical energy field that permeates the universe and can be manipulated by skilled practitioners.

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Alleged Fair Lawn Drug Dealer Picked Up with 20 Pounds of Pot and 25 Pounds of Hash

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Fair Lawn Nj, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ERIK A. CRUZ (DOB: 01/12/1983; single; unemployed) of 3907 Northern Drive, Fair Lawn, NJ on drug distribution charges.  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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Fair Lawn Police Report an Uptick in Facebook Scams

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Fair Lawn NJ, according to Fair Lawn Police, there has been an uptick in Facebook scams. A post is created in Facebook marketplace and/or a regular post in which they will show they are selling something. It may even show they are from the town so it looks really trustworthy. The scammer will ask for a deposit via Venmo/cashapp/zelle etc. give an address and your next trip will be to the police station to make a fraud report.

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River Road in Fair Lawn Temporary Closed After Car Strikes Utility Pole

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Fair lawn NJ, a single vehicle Friday afternoon, 02/24, crash in the 300 block of River Road, Fair Lawn, resulted in a non-life threatening injury to the vehicle’s driver, and the temporary closure of River Road near the crash site. A utility pole was damaged in the mishap, but there were no reported disruptions to utility services in the area. A tow truck removed the wreckage from the roadway. Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn EMS, and a paramedic team from St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center responded to the incident.

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Driver Claims He Was Run off the Road in Fair Lawn

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Fair Lawn NJ, the lone passenger in an older model BMW convertible sustained non-life threatening injuries in a Thursday afternoon, 02/23 Fair Lawn crash. The BMW’s driver, who was uninjured in the mishap, told Fair Lawn Police officers that he’d been run off of the road and into a utility pole by another driver. Police at the scene were observed questioning the driver of a damaged Mercedes SUV about the incident. No summonses appeared to have been issued on the scene, and the Mercedes was able to have been driven away on its own power. A flatbed tow truck removed the heavily damaged BMW. Members of the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad attended to a crash related fluid spill. A County of Bergen OEM ambulance transported the injured passenger to a local hospital.

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