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Pedestrian in Harrington Park Medevac’d to Hackensack University Medical Center After Being Struck by a Car

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Harrington Park NJ,  yesterday morning at 7:00AM, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Harriot Ave. near West Shore Road. According to sources a 59-year-old resident of Harrington Park suffered a broken leg after being struck by a vehicle while walking along the road. The incident occurred around 7 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24, near the intersection of Harriot Avenue and West Shore Road. The driver, a 35-year-old female from  Township of Washington, struck the pedestrian while she was walking eastbound in the eastbound lane. There was no suspicion of impairment on the driver’s part, and she remained at the scene of the accident. The Harrington Park Volunteer Ambulance Corps provided initial medical care, stabilizing the patient and splinting her leg. She was then transported by AirMed One to Hackensack University Medical Center. Harrington Park police were conducting an investigation into the incident.

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Harrington Park Home Destroyed by Early Morning Fire

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Harrington Park NJ, just after 5am this morning, the Harrington Park Volunteer Fire Department Battalion 2 North Box Alarm was activated for a reported house fire in the Borough. Units arrived on scene to find a fully involved house fire and a second alarm was struck. 24 Ladder was first due and immediately went to work with an aggressive exterior attack of the fire. The fire was placed under control an hour and a half later ,around 6:30am.

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Harrington Park Police Department has received multiple calls about coyote sightings in the Highland Field Area

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Harrington Park NJ, the Harrington Park Police Department has received multiple calls about coyote sightings in the Highland Field Area near the lower fields and walking trails. Coyotes are usually skittish around humans and typically try to avoid people whenever possible. Chief Maalouf wants citizens to be educated about these animals, as well as the do’s and don’ts when encountering a coyote.

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Bergen Women Gets Unwanted Visit from Pennywise

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Ridgewood NJ, a Ridgewood business owner found herself so unsettled by a Pennywise clown plush doll that ended up in her back yard on Saturday that she set it on fire and then slept with a knife under her bed.

Renee Jensen was in her backyard in Harrington Park, N.J., with her boyfriend when she noticed an airborne object heading into her yard.At first, she assumed it was a bird , but when she approached the object , she realized it was a doll of Pennywise the Dancing Clown, from It, the Stephen King iconic horror novel which was made into a miniseries in 1990, adapted for film in 2017 and has a sequel, It: Chapter Two, which is due to hit theaters Sept. 6th. Jensen, the owner of a reiki and intuitive healing business in Ridgewood.

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Bergen Prosecutor’s Office Looking into Head-on Collision on Old Hook Road

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Harrington Park NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the ongoing investigation of a serious motor vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 6:56 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, and the Harrington Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Albert Maalouf.

On Wednesday, January 2, 2019, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information that a head-on collision had occurred on Old Hook Road in the Borough of Harrington Park, west of Schraalenburgh Road. All three parties involved were reported to have suffered injuries with two of the parties sustaining serious injuries.

An investigation revealed that a 2016 Honda Odyssey operated by a 34-year-old female from Norwood, NJ, crossed over the double yellow line and struck a westbound 2016 Toyota Highlander head-on. The operator of the Toyota, a 74-year-old male from Englewood, NJ, was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment of his injuries. The operator of the Honda, along with an 8-year-old female passenger from Norwood, NJ, were both transported to Hackensack University Medical Center where they are currently listed in critical condition.

Acting Prosecutor Calo states that the cause of the collision is still under investigation, and would also like to thank the Harrington Park Police Department for its assistance in this investigation.

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Memorial Tree Dedicated To 9/11 Victim Mistakenly Cut Down In New Jersey

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Editors note:  New Jersey in a Nutshell

July 20, 2017 6:40 PM
Filed Under: Huntington Park, Meg Baker, New Jersey

HARRINGTON PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Maintenance work mistakenly destroyed a memorial tree dedicated to a September 11th victim from Bergen County.

Now, the community wants to know how this could have happened.

Harrington Park has been getting a few upgrades, but in the process, 10 trees got the ax by accident, CBS2’s Meg Baker reported.

https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/07/20/nj-trees-cut-down/