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Paramus Drug Dealer Picked Up With 20 Lbs of Weed

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of JOSE A. GONZALEZ, JR. (DOB: 10/09/1981; single; self-employed) of 246 Beechwood Drive, Paramus, NJ on a charge of possession with the intent to distribute marijuana. 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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Driver Rushed to Valley Hospital After Paramus Driveway Rollover Crash

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Paramus NJ, members of the Paramus Rescue Squad had to cut several roof pillars of a 4-door Toyota Camry sedan, and then peel back the roof to free an occupant following a rollover crash in the driveway of a single family home located on Gordon Drive in Paramus on Saturday morning, 05/07. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. A Volvo sedan parked in the driveway was also damaged in the incident. The Camry was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Personnel and equipment from Paramus Police, Paramus Fire Department, Paramus EMS, the Paramus Rescue Squad, and a The Valley Hospital Paramedics all responded to aid the victim.

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“No to Washington Township DPW”

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Twp. of Washington NJ, in march the Ridgewood blog wrote that the Twp. of Washington Department of Public Works may finally have a new home at the site of a former Charlie Brown’s restaurant. A bond ordinance to appropriate $1.35 million to buy 95 Linwood Avenue. was introduced this month. The final hearing for the ordinance will take place at a future council meeting.

Apparently many Paramus and Twp of Washington residents have had just about enough of the massive over development taking place in the Borough and Township and have decided to fight back . A petition is circulating on change.org ( https://www.change.org/p/no-to-wt-dpw )

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25 Junior High and High School Teens along with 5 adults, Volunteer at Juniper Village in Paramus

photos courtesy of Natalile Cesario (DeCandia)
Paramus NJ, organized through Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Ridgewood last week 25 junior high and high school teens along with 5 adults, spent some time volunteering at Juniper Village. For two hours each day last week, our young people spent time with the senior citizens.

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Monday Morning Box Truck Crash Closes Farview Avenue in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Monday morning, 04/11, a crash of a refrigerated box truck on South Farview Avenue in Paramus resulted in Paramus Police closing a section of the busy thoroughfare for hours, and Paramus firefighters being unable to respond to calls for service from nearby Fire Company #4 for a short period of time due to downed utility lines.

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Multi-vehicle Crash in Paramus on Route 17 South Hospitalize Three

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Paramus NJ, on Friday the Paramus Police Officers investigated a multi-vehicle crash on Route 17 South in the area of Route 4 this afternoon. During the crash which involved a horse trailer and a funeral home livery vehicle an ejection of mortal remains occurred. Three people were hospitalized with none of the injuries being reported as serious. The horse from the trailer escaped uninjured.

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Alabama Man Charged with sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal sexual contact in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of ELIJAH HUTCHENS (DOB: 5/03/2003; single; unemployed) of Huntsville, AL on sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal sexual contact charges. 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 Paramus Police Department under the direction of Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg.

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UPDATE : Multi-vehicle Crash on Route 17 southbound in Paramus Sends 4 to the Hospital

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Paramus NJ, four (4) individuals were transported by ambulances to two (2) area hospitals following a multi-vehicle crash on Route 17 southbound in Paramus early Wednesday afternoon, 03/09. A rolled over dump truck involved in the crash spilled gravel over two (2) lanes of the busy highway, a concrete center divider was obliterated, and a crash related fluid spill triggered a response by Hazmat personnel. At least three (3) passenger vehicles were towed from the incident, which at times closed all lanes of Route 17 southbound and northbound. Paramus Police , Paramus Fire Department, Paramus EMS, and the Paramus Rescue squad all had personnel on the ground at the scene. NJDOT also responded with numerous emergency vehicles and personnel.

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Traffic on Route 4 Westbound was Backed up for Miles after Crash Left Minivan on Top of a Pickup Truck in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Police reported that three (3) persons were injured in a horrific two (2) vehicle, Monday morning, 02/21, collision on Route 4 westbound near Fairview Avenue, Paramus. A Ford pickup truck apparently rear ended a Toyota minivan, sending the minivan off of the roadway sideways into a utility pole, with one of the vehicles winding up on top of the other. A fire hydrant was also a casualty of the incident. Paramus Fire Department , Paramus Police, Paramus EMS, and Paramus Rescue Squad personnel and equipment responded to the incident. Needless to say, both vehicles were towed from the scene. The right lane on route 4 west under the Fairview Avenue overpass was closed .Traffic on Route 4 westbound was backed up for miles as a result of the crash.

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Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Celebrates the Opening of the Hospital’s Newly Renovated Ambulatory Surgery Center

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Paramus NJ, yesterday for Bergen New Bridge Medical Center celebrated the opening of the hospital’s newly renovated ambulatory surgery center with a small ribbon cutting ceremony. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco said ,” This is yet another example of the impressive and ongoing transformation the County’s public hospital, which continues to garner national acclaim. The facility has evolved not only into a tremendous hub of healthcare, but a shining community asset and I am excited for what the future of the facility holds!”

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Checkmate : The Bergen Community College chess club secured a second place finish in the seventh annual Central New York Open

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Paramus NJ, the Bergen Community College chess club secured a second place finish in the seventh annual Central New York Open hosted in Syracuse, by the New York by the Continental Chess Association . The Bergen Community College  chess club bested competitors from institutions such as Yale University!

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Valley’s Vaccination Center : February Friday walk-in Vaccinations

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Paramus NJ, Valley’s Vaccination Center, located at 599 Valley Health Plaza in Paramus, is offering Friday walk-in appointments throughout the month of February for individuals interested in receiving their Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 booster. Please note, vaccinations for children ages 5 – 11 will not be available during these walk-in sessions.

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The NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife Turkey Restoration Project represents one of the greatest wildlife management success stories in the history of the state

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Paramus NJ on 26 January 1784 Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness over eagle as America’s symbol in a letter to his daughter . It seems the story about Benjamin Franklin wanting the National Bird to be a turkey is probably just a myth. The story came as a result of a letter Franklin wrote to his daughter criticizing the original eagle design for the Great Seal , saying that it looked more like a turkey.

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Wild Ride : Car Stolen in Elmwood Park Crashes in Paramus Leads to Roof Arrest , 2nd Car Stolen and Attempted Car Jacking in Oradell

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Police apprehended an individual who allegedly fled from a crashed stolen vehicle on the roof of an adult day care center two (2) blocks from the southbound Route 17 crash site. The apprehension, which took place late Thursday afternoon, 01/27, followed an intensive search for the vehicle, which was reportedly stolen in Elmwood Park earlier in the day. A Paramus Fire Department tower ladder facilitated the removal of police officers and the detainee from the roof. Three (3) other occupants of the vehicle also fled the crash site, and two (2) remained at large late in the day after one (1) was nabbed by Paramus Police in the parking lot of a nearby supermarket. An unoccupied passenger car left running in a parking lot of a school near the crash site was stolen shortly after the individuals were seen fleeing. Additionally, an attempted car jacking was reported in neighboring Oradell within an hour after the incident on Route 17 unfolded. The crash on Route 17 involved six (6) vehicles; one (1) minor crash related injury was reported.

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