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Glen Rock Senior Falls Prey to “Grandparent” Scam

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Glen Rock NJ, according to the Glen Rock Police at 4:33 PM ,the adult son of a Glen Rock woman contacted police reporting that his mother had been the victim of a “grandparent” scam. Upon interviewing the woman, she recounted receiving a phone call from an individual stating that her grandchild was in jail and needed money for bail. The victim subsequently withdrew $ 9,800 from the bank and a man showed up at her home to collect the money.

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Hillsdale Women Attacked In Road Rage Incident in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ , according to the Glen Rock Police on Tuesday May 3rd at 5:32 PM a Hillsdale woman reported that she was the victim of a road rage incident which occurred on Lincoln Avenue near Diamond Bridge. She recounted that she pulled over to yield to an ambulance with its emergency equipment activated. When she reentered the roadway, a white SUV began tailgating her. When both vehicles stopped for a red light, the occupant of the white SUV, described as a white female, exited her vehicle and approached. The woman reportedly began screaming obscenities at the complainant and spit on her window. The victim was able to obtain the actor’s license plate number and called 9-1-1 for assistance.

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Glen Rock Historical & Preservation Society : The Hopper Homestead

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Glen Rock NJ, Key Club students Olivia Thompson, Olivia Belasco, Zoe Hazeldean Betz, Key Club President Olivia Pugliese cleaned the Hopper Homestead sign for the GRHPS on National Historic Marker Day.
The Hopper Homestead was built by Hendrick Hopper on the corner of Ackerman and Hillman.

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Applegreen Opening New Headquarters in Glen Rock ,to Invest $126 million Renovating 21 Highway Service Plazas in New Jersey

Applegreen to start with the redevelopment of  Woodrow Wilson and Molly Pitcher Rest Stops and install EV charging infrastructure

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Glen Rock NJ,  New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Applegreen, one of the largest on-highway service plaza operators in the United States and Europe, today announced an investment worth $126 million in the state of New Jersey, delivering hundreds of skilled new jobs to the Garden State over the coming years. Applegreen, an Irish-founded company, also announced that it will relocate its Travel Plaza Headquarters to Glen Rock, New Jersey. The opening of the new Applegreen Headquarters in Glen Rock – where the company already has a presence – will add at least 100 new jobs in finance, administration, development, and logistics to the region.

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Midland Park Women Charged in Chain Reaction Multi Vehicle Collision in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, on March 17th at 4:03 PM, Glen Rock Police  Patrols, along with EMS, were dispatched to the intersection of Ackerman Avenue and Maple Avenue following a four-car motor vehicle accident. Two of the drivers and a child were transported to Valley Hospital for further medical evaluation by EMT’S from the Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Three of the vehicles were rendered inoperable in the crash and were towed from the scene.  Ackerman Avenue remained closed until just prior to 5:00 pm.

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Driver takes out Insurance Brookers Window in Glen Rock

photos courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

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Glen Rock NJ, miraculously, not a single person was injured when a 4-door Subaru Legacy sedan jumped a curb, crossed over a typically busy local central business district sidewalk, and slammed head-on into an occupied storefront in Glen Rock on Friday morning, 03/11. Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock Fire Department, and Hawthorne Fire Department personnel and equipment responded to the incident. The vehicle was disengaged from its predicament and removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Damage to the storefront was extensive. A Borough of Glen Rock Building Department official was summoned to the scene to assess the structure’s integrity. The Subaru’s driver, an adult female, may have experienced a mild medical episode just prior to the crash.

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Camera Stolen From Maple Avenue Home in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, on Thursday February 17th at 6:32 PM Glen Rock Police Patrols were dispatched to a residential burglary report on the 500 block of Maple Avenue.  Investigation found that the home, which was not occupied and the subject of an estate sale, had been entered via a basement door which was forced open. The only item reported stolen was a camera. The scene was processed by Crime Scene Investigators from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department BCI. Glen Rock Detectives have recovered video surveillance footage from the area and the investigation is ongoing.

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Hermès Bag Missing from Delivery Box of Glen Rock Customer

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Glen Rock NJ, on Friday February 02-18-2022 at 9:57 AM ,a Glen Rock resident reported that a package which was delivered to their home by the US Postal Service was missing a Hermès Her-bag, valued at $2,800, which it should have contained. Inspection of the package found that the bottom of the box had been cut opened and then taped over. The matter is currently under review and will most likely be transferred to the US Postal Inspection Service for further investigation.

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Borough of Glen Rock Shuttle Bus Vandalized in Main Line Train Station Parking Lot

photo courtesy of the Borough of Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, on Monday February 7th at 10:38 AM , the Borough of Glen Rock shuttle bus driver reported that the Glen Rock Community Shuttle was entered through an unlocked rear door while parked in the Main Line Train Station Lot, this occurred between February 4th and February 7th.  Multiple items inside the bus were vandalized by person(s) unknown.

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Pickup Takes Out Utility Pole In Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, a utility pole located in the 300 block of Ackerman Avenue, Glen Rock was severely damaged after being hit by a Dodge pick-up truck on Wednesday afternoon, 02/15. The vehicle’s driver sustained a minor head injury, but refused medical evaluation/treatment. Glen Rock Police responded to investigate the crash. A tow truck removed the pick-up from the scene and PSE&G’s Electric Division was called to inspect damage to the utility pole. Glen Rock Police closed Ackerman Avenue for a short time to remove the vehicle .

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Tractor Trailer Impaled on Light Pole at Glen Rock Supermarket

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Glen Rock NJ, a tractor trailer truck delivering merchandise to a Lincoln Avenue located Glen Rock supermarket, struck and knocked over a light pole in the store’s parking lot on Wednesday morning, 02/09. The truck became impaled on the light pole’s concrete support base, which caused a significant quantity of motor oil to leak from the tractor onto the parking lot surface. Personnel from Glen Rock Fire Department and the Fair Lawn Rescue Squad applied absorbent material to the spilled motor oil. A heavy duty tow truck was dispatched from Pennsylvania to remove the truck from its predicament. No injuries were reported in the incident. However, the struck light pole was demolished and the tractor was heavily damaged. Glen Rock Police also responded to the scene.

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Vehicle Hits Brick Wall in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, no injuries were reported in connection with the crash of a Subaru Outback into a building located at 241 Rock Road, Glen Rock on Monday morning, 02/07. Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock Fire Department, and a representative of the Borough of Glen Rock’s Building Department responded to the incident. Damage was visible to the structure’s exterior; there was no information provided at the scene as to whether there was any interior damage. The Subaru, which was entering a parking space at the time of impact, appeared to have sustained cosmetic damage only.

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Owner Sustains Minor Injuries During Glen Rock Vehicle Theft

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Glen Rock NJ, a thief stole an Audi SUV from the driveway of a single-family home on Van Allen Road, Glen Rock at approximately 0730 hours on Tuesday, 02/08. The vehicle’s owner witnessed the theft in progress and attempted to jump into the Audi’s front passenger seat as it was being driven away. Moments later, the thief stopped short on Van Allen Road, exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The vehicle’s owner, an adult male, sustained minor injuries in the incident; Glen Rock Police are classifying  the event as an “assault.” A tow truck removed the damaged Audi from the scene and transported it to a local dealership for repair. The incident was captured in full, or part, by several doorbell security cameras in the neighborhood. The suspect was last seen entering a vehicle that fled southbound on Ackerman Avenue, Glen Rock at a very high rate of speed.

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Glen Rock Police Investigate Break-in at Lincoln Avenue Restaurant

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Glen Rock NJ, on Sunday January 30th at 07:48 AM Glen Rock Police Patrols responded to investigate a reported window broken out at the front door of Yami Sushi Restaurant at 945 Lincoln Avenue and determined that a burglary had occurred. The inner counter area appeared to have been tampered with and an undetermined amount of cash was taken from the register. The scene was processed by Crime Scene Investigators from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department BCI, Glen Rock detectives are examining video surveillance images and continuing the investigation.

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