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Fresh Grocer in Township of Washington Temporarily Evacuated after Bomb Threat

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Twp.  of Washington NJ, an unspecified bomb threat forced the Fresh Grocer store on Pascack Road, Washington Township to be temporarily evacuated late Friday afternoon, 05/03. Three (3) K9 units from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office performed a “sweep” of the entire building and parking lot area. Township fire and EMS units were placed on standby and staged on a nearby side street. No injuries were reported during the evacuation, and no bomb technicians from the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad were observed at scene (a squad supervisor was present though). Police cleared the scene of all caution tape within 60-90 minutes of the order to evacuate.

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Washington Avenue Road Closure in Twp. of Washington on November 30th and December 1st

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Twp. of Washington NJ, on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 and Wednesday, November 29, 2023, the Bergen County Road Department will be applying a high friction surface treatment to Washington Avenue (weather permitting) between Pascack Road and Meisten Street. The purpose of this is to enhance the safety of vehicular traffic travelling on this roadway. The following is a schedule and description of road closures:

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Washington Avenue will be Closed to all Westbound Traffic at Pascack Road in Twp. of Washington

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Twp. of Washington NJ, on Thursday November 16, 2023 from 9:00am until approximately 5:00pm Washington Avenue will be closed to all westbound traffic at Pascack Road due to construction work being conducted by PSE&G Gas Division.

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Pascack Road Resurfacing Project: Paving Schedule

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Twp. of Washington NJ, the Pascack Road resurfacing project has reached the final day of paving. Please take the time to read the information below on the projected road closures.

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Township of Washington Police Department: Pascack Road Milling & Paving Update

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Twp. of Washington NJ, starting Wednesday 9/6 continuing through Friday 9/15, there will be sidewalk / curb work repairs on Pascack Road between Ell Road and Linwood Avenue.

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PASCACK ROAD PAVING INFORMATION: The Milling and Paving Project is Set to Begin Monday August 28th

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Twp. of Washington NJ, PASCACK ROAD PAVING INFORMATION – The milling and paving project is set to begin 8/28 and will be the entire length of Pascack Road from Linwood Avenue to Hillsdale Municipal Line/Ell Road. The hours of work will be 7 am to 5 pm.
The start date and the anticipated completion date are subject to change due to unforeseeable weather events.

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Major Milling and Paving Work on Pascack Road in Twp. of Washington to Begin August 28th – September 20th

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Twp. of Washington NJ, the County of Bergen has selected to pave Pascack Road from the Hillsdale boarder at Ell Road until the Paramus boarder at Linwood Avenue.  The project is expected to begin on or about Monday August 28th and continue until about Wednesday September 20th.  All work on the project will be conducted between the hours of 7:00am until 5:00pm.

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Driver Backs into Construction Pit at Paramus Nursery

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Paramus NJ, no injuries were reported following a Sunday morning, 05/28, crash in which the driver of a Subaru Outback inadvertently backed into a large construction pit in the rear of a commercial nursery located on Pascack Road in Paramus. Paramus Police  responded to the mishap. Two (2) flatbed tow trucks were used to extricate the vehicle from its predicament.

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UPDATE: Westbound Washington Avenue at Pascack Road will be closed on March 27-29, 2023 from 7:30 AM to approximately 5:00 PM in Twp. of Washington

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Twp. of Washington NJ, Westbound Washington Avenue at Pascack Road will be closed on March 27-29, 2023 from 7:30 AM to approximately 5:00 PM due to construction work. Please allow for extra travel time. Please follow posted detour. Westbound Washington Avenue at Pascack Road will be closed on March 27-29, 2023 from 7:30 AM to approximately 5:00 PM due to construction work. Please allow for extra travel time. Please follow posted detour.

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Senior and Assisted Living Housing Approved for the Joy’s Farm site on Pascack Road, in Paramus

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Paramus NJ, the borough of Paramus has approved senior and assisted living housing for the Joy’s Farm site in Paramus on Pascack Road, one of the first development projects following an ordinance that deemed some nurseries in town in need of rehabilitation.

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January 24th Zoning Board Meeting Showdown over Rezoning For Strip Mall in Twp. of Washington

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Twp of Washington NJ, township residents are still trying to stop the rezoning of an area just north of Washington Avenue ,on Pascack Road targeted to be a strip mall . In a post on the Facebook page Stop Re-Zoning Washington Township is the following call to action:

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EXPECT MAJOR DELAYS : Tuesday 8/30 – Washington Avenue closed in both directions at Pascack Road

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Twp. of Washington NJ, expect MAJOR DELAYS during your morning and afternoon commutes. Please plan an alternate route and AVOID the area. Tuesday 8/30 – Washington Ave closed in both directions at Pascack Road.  Wednesday 8/31 Through Friday 9/2 Pascack Road Southbound will be closed at Washington Avenue.

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Twp. of Washington New EMS Building Grand Opening Party in the Works

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Twp of Washington NJ, Mayor Peter Calamari of Washington Township, fills in residents on the new EMS building and the construction on Pascack and Washington Avenue .
“With lots of buzz around town about both of these topics I’d like to share some recent updates with residents.

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Washington Avenue between Pascack Road Intersection Project Continues the Week of August 1st

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Twp. of Washington NJ, the Washington Avenue between Pascack Road intersection project primarily involves widening the existing roadway and adding additional traffic lanes.

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Township of Washington Police Apprehend Car Thieves after Foot Chase Through Township

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Twp. of Washington NJ,  on Saturday September 18, 2021 at approximately 2:30AM, Officers from the Township of Washington Police were responding to a report of suspicious persons in the area of West Place. The Officers observed a silver colored Jeep Wrangler leaving the area with two occupants that matched the description of the reported suspicious persons. Officers turned their patrol vehicles to check the Jeep as it traveled west on Manhattan Avenue. The driver and passenger of the vehicle suddenly jumped out the Jeep and ran while the vehicle was still in motion and heading towards Pascack Road. The Jeep continued moving until it struck a utility pole on the side of road. Officers immediately ran after the driver and passenger. The driver, Shyhiem Clark, a 24-year-old male from East Orange NJ, was apprehended while hiding in a garbage can in area. The passenger, Lamar White, a 27-year-old male from Paterson NJ, was apprehended in a wooded area at the south end of Hudson Avenue. The passenger suffered an arm injury from the fall when he jumped out of the moving vehicle. He was transported to New Bridge Medical Center for treatment. The vehicle was identified as stolen from a driveway on Manhattan Avenue. The Jeep’s owner confirmed the vehicle key fob was in the vehicle at the time of the theft.

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