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Farewell to a Beloved Ho-Ho-Kus Crossing Guard: Linda’s Retirement After 19 Years of Service

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department recently celebrated a bittersweet moment as we bid farewell to one of our most cherished and long-serving crossing guards, Linda. After 19 years of dedicated service to the Ho-Ho-Kus Borough, Linda has officially hung up her safety vest and is ready to enjoy her well-deserved retirement.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department officially Welcomes Officer Tyler Cronin Back to the Department

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, this week the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department officially welcomed Officer Tyler Cronin back to the department. Officer Cronin began his career with us as a dispatcher. He was then able to complete the police academy and gain significant experience in another town before coming back to where it all started.

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Shooting Incident at Wilde Memorial Park in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, in a shocking incident Tuesday evening, a man was shot at Wilde Memorial Park in Glen Rock, prompting a flood of 911 calls from concerned residents in Fair Lawn and Ridgewood. The shooting occurred during a busy time at the park, which was hosting a basketball tournament.

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FedEx Ground Delivery Truck Slams Into a Utility Pole in Ho-Ho-Kus

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, FedEx Ground delivery truck slammed head on into a utility pole at the intersection of Deerhill Drive and Wearimus Road, Ho-Ho-Kus just prior to 12 noon on Friday, 12/08. The vehicle’s driver sustained a minor facial injury in the incident, but refused ambulance transportation to a local hospital. Ho-Ho-Kus Police, Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department, and Ho-Ho-Kus EMS responded to the incident along with crews from PSE&G’s Electric Division. Wearimus Road was temporarily closed between East Saddle River Road and Powderhorn Drive while PSE&G crews worked to replace a downed pole and restore electric service.

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SUV Careens off of Route 17 Southbound in Ho-Ho-Kus Narrowly Missing a Bus Stop Shelter

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the driver of a silver colored SUV was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital following a crash in which the vehicle careened off of Route 17 southbound in Ho-Ho-Kus early Friday morning, 10/20, and slammed head on into a large tree. A bus stop shelter was narrowly missed by the fast moving car, but a bus stop sign was not as fortunate. The incident took place just south of Hollywood Avenue. A flatbed tow truck removed the wreckage.

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The Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus Recognized by the NJ Safe Routes to School Program

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department’s Ptl. Kirsch and Ptl. Rodrigo attended the 2023 EZ Ride Annual Recognition Event – Champions for Change at Galloping Golf Course today.  Continue reading The Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus Recognized by the NJ Safe Routes to School Program

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Ho-Ho-Kus Goes High Tech with New Police Website

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department  announced their new website on Facebook in a brief post:

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Bright Green Lamborghini Heavily Damaged in 3 Vehicle Accident on East Saddle River Road in Ho-Ho-Kus

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, a bright green Lamborghini was one of three (3) vehicles involved in a Sunday afternoon, 10/24, collision in the 700 block of East Saddle River Road, Ho-Ho-Kus. One (1) individual, reportedly a passenger in the Lambo, sustained a non-life threatening injury and was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital. A flatbed tow truck removed the heavily damaged Lambo and a Nissan Sentra from the scene. The third vehicle involved, a Jeep Cherokee, was able to be driven away on its own power. Traffic on East Saddle River Road near Bogert Road in Ho-Ho-Kus was diverted while emergency responders worked at the scene.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department Has A New Captain

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department announced the promotion of Greg McBain to the rank of Captain. Greg started in 2004 as a dispatcher and became a police officer in 2005. He was later assigned to the detective bureau. In 2018, he was promoted to Detective Sergeant. Greg is married to his wife, Katie and has two beautiful daughters. Greg also coaches the varsity girls basketball team. He enjoys weight lifting, collecting sports cards and memorabilia.

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Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department : Once again, we remind all – please REMOVE your key fobs from vehicles !!

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, according to the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department  Friday night two vehicles were stolen within the Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus. One from W. Saddle River Road and the other from Edgewood Drive , Key fobs were left in the vehicles. If any residents have cameras in the area, please check for any suspicious activity last night and contact headquarters. Once again, we remind all – please REMOVE your key fobs from vehicles !!

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Ho-Ho-Kus Has A New Police Officer

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Tuesday evening Police Officer Kevin Rodrigo was formally sworn-in by Borough Council President Douglas Troast. The ceremony took place in the Council Chambers during the Mayor & Council meeting. Officer Rodrigo’s father held the Bible. The Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus extends its best wishes to Officer Rodrigo for a successful career with the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department.

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Ridgewood Fire, Waldwick Fire , and Wyckoff Fire Aid Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department at Hollywood Avenue Fire

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, at approximately 1223hrs on Thurday June 24th,  the Ho-Ho-Kus Fire Department was alerted to a reported fire in the area of 1 Hollywood Avenue.
Initial reports from Police units confirmed a working fire on the exterior of building 6 at Dale Brook Industrial Park.
Due to these reports, as well as the occupancy type, mutual aid was quickly requested bringing a Ridgewood engine, Waldwick engine and Wyckoff tower ladder to the scene.

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Band Teacher at Northern Highlands High School Charged With Engaging in Sexually Inappropriate Conduct with a Minor

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of KYLE KUBICKI (DOB: 5/07/1992; single; former teacher at Northern Highlands High School) of 185 Chestnut Drive, Wayne, New Jersey on charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Providing Obscenity to a Minor. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love, and the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department under the direction of Officer in Charge Sergeant Mike LaCroix.

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SUV traveling southbound on Route 17 in Ho-Ho-Kus spins out of control on Sunday morning

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, an SUV traveling southbound on Route 17 in Ho-Ho-Kus spun out of control on Sunday morning, 03/28, and skidded across the rain slicked highway before slamming into a tree just south of the Hollywood Avenue entrance/exit ramp. The SUV’s driver and a juvenile passenger refused medical attention after being evaluated by Ho-Ho-Kus EMS. Saddle River Police assisted Ho-Ho-Kus Police with traffic control. A tow truck removed the wrecked vehicle.

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