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Academy of the Holy Angels Junior Elise Tao to Attend 16th Annual Disney Dreamers Academy

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Demarest NJ, Elise Tao of Upper Saddle River is one of four New Jersey teens chosen to attend the 16th Annual Disney Dreamers Academy. She and 99 of her peers from across the country will attend this event (March 23-26) at Walt Disney World in Florida. Participants, who range in age from 13 through 19, will attend career workshops, interact with mentors, and learn how their dreams can ultimately change their lives. 

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Upper Saddle River Police Continue to Investigate the Rash of Residential Burglaries that Occurred before the Christmas Holiday

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Upper Saddle River  NJ, the Upper Saddle River Police continues to investigate the residential burglaries that occurred before the Christmas holiday. We would like to thank all the residents that provided information to aid the investigation. Please know that residential burglaries continue to occur throughout Bergen County. Remain vigilant and observant. Please report all suspicious activity to the Upper Saddle River Police Department.

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37 year-old Female from Perth Amboy Arrested after she Assaulted two Upper Saddle River Police Officers

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Upper Saddle River NJ, Upper Saddle River Police arrested a 37 year-old female from Perth Amboy after she assaulted two police officers during a disturbance call. The suspect attempted to bite one officer and stuck another with an open hand. The female was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and released on her own recognizance.

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Upper Saddle River Police : Holiday Cheer Often Coincides with an Uptick in Residential Burglaries

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Upper Saddle River NJ, Upper Saddle River Police reported that Thursday night, between the hours 6PM-730PM, two residential burglaries and one attempted burglary occurred on the following borough streets : Deerfield Lane, Anona Drive, and Fawn Hill Road. All effected homes were unoccupied at the times of the incidents. The investigation into these incidents is ongoing. We are requesting anyone with information or surveillance footage (“Ring”) to please contact the Upper Saddle River Police Department.

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Upper Saddle River Police Warn of Increased Burglary Activity While Homeowners Leave for Holiday Social Events or Travel for Vacation

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Upper Saddle River NJ, Upper Saddle River Police report that this past week, several towns in the nearby Bergen County area reported residential burglaries. The holiday season often coincides with an increase in burglary activity. These crimes are committed while homeowners leave for social events or travel for vacation. Please continue to activate alarms, monitor “Ring” cameras, and report all suspicious activity to the Upper Saddle River Police Department.

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Route 17 North Fatal Collision in Ramsey on Tuesday Shuts Down Highway for Hours

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Ramsey NJ, a Jeep SUV veered off the roadway on Route 17 north near Lake Street in Ramsey and struck a tree leaving two people dead. The crash snarled rush-hour traffic in the area for hours on Tuesday as investigators worked to discern what caused the fatal collision.

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Thanksgiving Day Runs , the Tradition Keeps Growing

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Glen Rock NJ, many Bergen county municipalities hosted  a Thanksgiving day run to help residents burn off some of their Thanksgiving day dinner . One of those is the borough of Glen Rock , organized by Racefaster called , 5k Run “Turkey Trot “. Ridgewood Emergency Services added a helping hand through their  Special Operations unit to help out on race day  .

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Upper Saddle River Police Warn of “Geek Squad” Scam

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Upper Saddle River NJ, nearby law enforcement agencies have reported a scam involving suspects posing as members the computer repair company “Geek Squad”. The scam was initiated by a phone call to the victim claiming she owed money for a service plan. The victim ultimately provided a checking account number and lost a large sum of money. This scam was successful in the reporting area on two occasions.

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Upper Saddle River Has a New Mayor

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Upper Saddle River NJ, according to Republican municipal Chair Ken Gabbert the borough of Upper Saddle River has a new mayor, Arman Fardanesh, a 33-year-old councilman and fire chief.

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The Upper Saddle River Fire Department announces the line of duty death of Firefighter Alex Moss on Sunday

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Upper Saddle River NJ, the Upper Saddle River Fire Department announced the line of duty death of Firefighter Alex Moss on Sunday. Moss, 54, served as a firefighter for more than 30 years.

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Massive Fire Engulfs Upper Saddle River Mansion

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Upper Saddle River NJ, just a little after 4:30 this afternoon, Upper Saddle River Fire Department was requested to a home on Hillside Avenue for a reported structure fire. First arriving Fire Department and Upper Saddle River Police units found heavy fire in a residential structure. The fire was brought under control about 2.5 hours after dispatch.

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Upper Saddle River Officer Timothy Erstling Honored with the Meritorious Service Award

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Upper Saddle River NJ, this past Wednesday night, Patrolman Timothy Erstling was honored with the meritorious service award at the J. Fletcher Creamer Sr. Valor Awards Dinner hosted by The 200 Club of Bergen County. In February of 2022, Officer Erstling rescued a victim of a motor vehicle accident who was trapped in his burning vehicle after it crashed.

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Upper Saddle River Bans Short Term Home and Pool Rentals

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Upper Saddle River NJ, after a drowning in Teaneck and a near drowning in Paramus the Borough of Upper Saddle River  has banned short term pool rentals . Other towns in Bergen are debating the same ban .

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Upper Saddle River Police Issue Crime Alert Over Stolen Vehicles

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Upper Saddle River NJ, Saturdays Upper Saddle River Police issued a crime alert . In a Facebook post the Upper Saddle River Police said :

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