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Driver Rushed to the Hospital after Collision with Utility Pole in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, a single vehicle Tuesday afternoon, 06/13, crash in the 700 block of Prospect Street, Glen Rock resulted in a serious leg injury to the adult driver of a 4-door Toyota Corolla. The driver had lost control of her vehicle while traveling southbound on Prospect Street and slammed head on into a utility pole. Glen Rock Police investigated the crash, while Ridgewood firefighters/EMTs provided the necessary EMS support on a mutual aid basis. The victim was transported to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus for treatment. A tow truck removed the wrecked Corolla from the scene.

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Grand Opening of the Pedestrian Plaza in Ridgewood’s Central Business District – June 3, 2023

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Ridgewood NJ, love it or hate it the Central Business District Pedestrian Plaza is back and will be held every Saturday and Sunday, from June 3rd through October 9th.  All of the streets from Walnut Street to Broad Street, along East Ridgewood Avenue, including the side streets of Oak Street, Chestnut Street, and Prospect Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic.

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Former Ridgewood Board of Education Member Gets Arrested for DUI in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, during the coarse of a motor vehicle stop , on Prospect Street near East Gramercy Place , Glen Rock Police officer T.J. Graziani  arrested a 51 year old Ridgewood man for driving while intoxicated . The man was transported to Glen Rock Police Headquarters where he was processed and released to the custody of a sober adult . His vehicle was impounded in accordance with John’s Law . Additional summons ere issued  for careless driving, disregard of a stop sign and failure to posses a drivers license and  registration .

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Saddle River County Park Walker Struck by Falling Tree Limb

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Glen Rock NJ, an adult male visitor of the Saddle River County Park, Glen Rock Area was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital late Thursday afternoon, 08/25, after sustaining non-life threatening injuries when a tree limb fell on him while he was walking along a paved path. Glen Rock Police, Glen Rock EMS, and Bergen County Sheriff’s Office personnel rushed to the park’s Prospect Street, Glen Rock entrance to aid the victim.

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Grab and Go Parking Spaces in Ridgewood’s Central Business District Will Be Gone as of September 30, 2022

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Ridgewood NJ, Grab and Go parking spaces, which provide for 15 minutes of free parking in the Central Business District, are off of East Ridgewood Avenue, on Oak Street, Chestnut Street, South Broad Street, and Prospect Street. These spaces, which are sponsored by local establishments and various residents, are helpful for a quick errand or for picking up a food order at a restaurant. After the 15 minutes have expired, the driver must move their car or a summons may be issued. The Grab and Go parking spaces will be removed as of September 30, 2022, with new parking guidelines beginning in October. More information on the new parking guidelines will be explained in a future E-Notice.

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Highly Intoxicated Man Attempting to Enter the Wrong Home Triggers 911 Call in Glen Rock

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Glen Rock NJ, on Sunday June 5th at 3:32 AM, Glen Rock Police Patrols were dispatched to a 9-1-1 report of a burglary in progress on the 800 block of Prospect Street. Responding officers subsequently apprehended a highly intoxicated 41-year-old Turnersville, NY man.  Investigation determined that the subject was visiting and staying with a resident on Garvey Place and attempted to enter the wrong home.  No damage was done to the Prospect Street home and the residents were advised of the situation.

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Quick Action by Bank Manager and Glen Rock Police Foil Fraudulent Check Cashing Attempt

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Glen Rock NJ, on Tuesday May 24th at 2:41 PM, Glen Rock Police Patrols were dispatched to the M&T Bank on Prospect Street in response to a bank official’s report of a male subject, dressed as a construction worker, attempting to cash a fraudulent check.  The bank manager related to officers that they became suspicious of the check, as well as the fact that the subject was not a customer of their bank.  When they contacted the account holder it was confirmed that the check was in fact fraudulent.  The actual account holder had been the victim of identity theft with several fraudulent checks cashed against their account.  Responding officers ran a computer check of the identification provided by the actor, a Pennsylvania Driver’s license, which came back to a female subject who had also been the victim of identity theft.

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Ridgewood Central Business District will be converted into a pedestrian mall for Saturdays and Sundays, starting on July 10th and running through September 5th

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Ridgewood NJ, at Wednesday nights Village Council meeting Village Manager Heather Mailander announced that Ridgewood Central Business District will be converted into a pedestrian mall for Saturdays and Sundays only, starting on July 10th and running through September 5th.

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Trespasser at Sikh Temple on Prospect Street

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Glen Rock NJ,  Glen Rock Police report that at 10:59 p.m. on December 21st, Officials at the Sikh Temple on Prospect Street reported that a male subject entered the temple and began walking around while behaving strangely. While he did not make any overt threats, the man wandered around the interior of the temple repeatedly stating that they were doing a great job and making a “thumbs up” gesture. The man, who was described only as a white male, departed the area in a white Chevy SUV with “Jesus Christ is King” and other words in Spanish on the windows and bumper stickers, as well as an American flag.

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Ridgewood Fire Department and Bergen County HazMat Called for A leaking underground heating oil tank

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Ridgewood NJ, A leaking underground heating oil tank required the response of Ridgewood Fire Department and Bergen County HazMat to a commercial structure located in the 100 block of Prospect Street, Ridgewood on Friday morning, 09/28. Fuel oil from the overfilled tank leaked onto the structure’s driveway, down Prospect Street, and into a nearby storm drain. Firefighters deployed absorbent materials to several contaminated areas and blocked additional run off from entering the storm drain. A private contractor was called by the property owned to further clean up the mess.

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One Seriously Injured After SUV Collides with Parked Trailer in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ,  One (1) person was seriously injured during a Wednesday afternoon collision between an SUV and a parked utility trailer in front of 387 Prospect Street, Ridgewood. The victim, who was in the trailer at the time of impact, was transported by a Glen Rock EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus. Ridgewood Police , Ridgewood Fire Department , and Glen Rock Police also responded to the crash. Tow trucks removed both wrecked vehicles. Ridgewood Police Patrol Officer Michael Karcher, who investigated the crash, issued one (1) summons in connection with the incident.

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Glen Rock Crash Sends One to Valley Hospital

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Glen Rock NJ, A two (2) vehicle, Tuesday afternoon, 02/13, collision at the intersection of Harristown Road and Prospect Street in Glen Rock injured the adult male driver of a 4-door passenger sedan involved in the crash. Glen Rock Police and EMS responded to aid the victim, who sustained a non life threatening head injury. He was transported by ambulance to The Valley Hospital. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Glen Rock EMTs with patient care. A tow truck was dispatched to remove the wrecked sedan. The other vehicle involved, a small SUV, may have also required a tow.

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Early Monday afternoon Crash in Glen Rock Results in both Vehicles being Towed from the Scene

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June 27,2017

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Glen Rock NJ, An early Monday afternoon, 06/26, two (2) vehicle crash on Prospect Street in Glen Rock, resulted in both cars being towed from the scene. No injuries were reported when a Honda Accord struck a parked Toyota Corolla. Glen Rock PD handled the investigation and documentation.

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Glen Rock firefighters Deploy the Jaws of Life to Extricate Driver

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April 7,2017

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Glen Rock NJ, A rollover crash at the intersection of Jerome Avenue and Prospect Street in Glen Rock resulted in the destruction of a fire hydrant and two (2) utility poles on Thursday evening, 04/06. Glen Rock firefighters used the Jaws of Life to free the vehicle’s driver. The victim was transported by a Glen Rock EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Medical Center. A portion of Prospect Street near Jerome Avenue was closed for an extended period to facilitate repairs to utility services. The wrecked vehicle was removed from the scene by a flatbed tow truck. Glen Rock PD is investigating the incident.