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Fallen Tree Causes Traffic Disruption on Route 17 in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, on Monday evening, July 15, a fallen tree caused a significant disruption on Route 17 southbound, just north of Paramus Road in Ridgewood. The incident blocked one lane of travel, prompting a swift response from local emergency services.

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Ridgewood Police Department Chief for the Day, Oliver Oloumi

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Ridgewood NJ, Residents of Ridgewood, allow the Ridgewood Police Department to introduce you to our Chief for the day, Oliver Oloumi, a bright 4th-grade student from Somerville Elementary. Chief Oliver stepped into the shoes of Chief Lyons for a day filled with exciting activities and important responsibilities.

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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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SUV Driver Loses Control and Hits Tree in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, an Infinity SUV sustained heavy front end damage early Tuesday morning, 05/14, when its driver lost control and slammed into a tree on Hampton Place, Ridgewood. A passenger in the vehicle who complained of chest pains was evaluated by Ridgewood Fire Department EMTs, but declined ambulance transportation to a hospital. A tow truck removed the wreckage. Ridgewood Police Department and Ridgewood FD/EMS responded to the incident.

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The 2024 Police Unity Tour: Honoring Heroes on the Journey to D.C.

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Ridgewood NJ, once again, the Police Unity Tour is underway, marking its 27th year of honoring fallen law enforcement officers. This year, Ridgewood Police Officer Bigos and Sgt. McKeon have joined a few thousand riders and support staff on their journey to Washington D.C. and the Law Enforcement Memorial.

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No Injuries Reported After Vehicle Jumped Retaining Wall at South Maple Medical Office in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, No injuries nor damage were/was reported when a Toyota Prius jumped a retaining wall in the rear of a medical office building on South Maple Avenue in Ridgewood mid Friday afternoon, 05/10. This is not the first time in 2022 an almost identical accident occurred .

A flatbed tow truck was dispatched to aid in getting the vehicle back on solid ground. Ridgewood Police handled the single vehicle accident investigation.

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Bergen County Prosecutor Investigating An Armed Robbery at Ridgewood Stop and Shop

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Ridgewood NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information:

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Ridgewood’s Touch-a-Truck Day Rolls in May 9th

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Ridgewood NJ, Truck Day 2024 rolls into downtown Ridgewood’s Memorial Park at Van Neste Square on Thursday, May 9th.

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One Arrest Following Ho-Ho-Kus Route 17 Crash

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Paramus NJ, a vehicle allegedly being driven erratically and speeding in Paramus crashed at the intersection of Route 17 northbound and Race Track Road, Ho-Ho-Kus early Monday afternoon, 04/08. The vehicle’s driver was handcuffed by Paramus Police officers and transported to Hackensack University Medical Center’s main campus by a Ridgewood Fire Department ambulance. Two (2) passengers in the vehicle were initially detained by Paramus Police, but later released after being evaluated by EMTs. Police at the scene would not comment on the nature of their investigation, nor why the driver was handcuffed. Ridgewood Police and Ho-Ho-Kus Police also responded to the incident along with additional ambulances from Paramus and Ho-Ho-Kus. A flatbed tow truck removed the wrecked BMW SUV from the scene.

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High Winds and Rain Take Down Tree and Utility Pole on Highland Avenue in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, during Saturdays Nor-ester a tree and utility pole went down at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Gardner Road. Residents in the area were without power. PSE&G and the Ridgewood Police and Fire Department responded . No injuries reported.

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Ridgewood Police Department Steps Up at the Ridgewood Crew Row-a-Thon

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Crew held it’s Annual Rowathon,  at Van Neste Square on Saturday, March 16th, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

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Ridgewood Police Department Gets Three New Officers

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police Department swore in  three new Police Officers: Lukasz Adamkiewicz, Joseph Misilmeri and Adam Collura, who will start the Bergen County Police Academy Friday .

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Ridgewood Police and Ridgewood Fire Departments Get Autism Awareness Training

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Ridgewood NJ, on Thursday, Gary Weitzen, the Executive Director of POAC Autism Services gave his first of three training sessions to members of the Ridgewood Police and Ridgewood Fire Departments. Gary gives specific training to first responders who deal with residents in our community who are on the Autism Spectrum.

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