Fair Lawn Police Blotter - June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019

06/03/2019 4:59 am Narcotics: P.O. Geovanny Buitron initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at 27th Street and arrested the passenger, Billy Gannon, age 33 of Modesto, IL, after crack cocaine was discovered inside the vehicle. He was released after being charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to wear a ...

You’re Amazing, Just the Way You Are

It’s hard to figure out just how she does it, but Joan tends to have this knack of saying just what I need to hear, right when I need to hear it. It’s kizmet, or something like that.

Joan talks about loving yourself this week, something we could all be a bit better at…read on and feel the love.

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and ...

Prosecutor IDs Armed Man Arrested on School Grounds in Westfield Thursday

June 14, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ – A tip from police in Delaware helped authorities to arrest a man who came to the grounds of an elementary school in Westfield Thursday afternoon armed with a handgun and hollow point bullets, the Union County Prosecutor said Friday.

Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, of Bear, Delaware, was arrested outside of Tamaques Elementary School after classes had let out for the day, acting ...

Check Your Pockets: $1.6M Lottery Ticket Sold At Hackensack Liquor Store

HACKENSACK, NJ – An Essex Street liquor store sold the winning ticket for Saturday’s $1.6 million Jersey Cash 5 drawing – one of the largest jackpot of the year, according to lottery officials.

The lucky ticket, which was sold at Essex Street Liquors & Wines, 216 Essex Street, matched all five numbers drawn on Saturday evening, which were 05, 16, 26,29 and 34 and the XTRA ...

Paramus Approves New Valley Hospital Plan

PARAMUS, NJ – Valley Health System’s plan to build a $735 million hospital in Paramus to replace its existing facility in Ridgewood received the green light from the Paramus Planning Board last week.

On Thursday evening, the board unanimously approved Valley’s site plan application to construct a seven-story, 362-bed facility on Winters Avenue.

The plan calls for the ...

Newborn Killed In Hackensack Car Crash, Authorities Say

HACKENSACK, NJ -  A four-week-old infant was killed in a car crash in Hackensack on Saturday evening, according to authorities.

Around 9:15 p.m., police responded to the area of Passaic Street near De Wolf Place shortly after receiving a 911 call reporting that a vehicle occupied by a Hackensack couple and their infant son crashed into a utility pole, Bergen County Prosecutor ...

“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Rutgers Study: Exotic Pet Trade Leading To Non-native, Invasive Species

June 10, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The exotic pet trade has led to several hundred non-native and invasive animal species globally that could harm native species and ecosystems, and the number is expected to rise, according to a Rutgers-led study in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.

Thousands of vertebrate animal species and tens of millions of animals are shipped internationally and ...

Teen Entrepreneur Showcases Cookie Dough Pops at Franklin Food Truck Festival

June 10, 2019

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with teen entrepreneur Jesse Glauberg, proprietor of Do Boy Cookie Dough Pops at the 2nd Annual Franklin Food Truck Festival. The festival was held at Franklin High School this past May and benefitted Project Graduation for the class of 2019.

“I’ve been making cookies for a long time in my house and I always just continuously ate the ...

The Life of Television Legend & Native Son, Ernie Kovacs, is Celebrated in Trenton, New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ -- Native Trentonian Ernie Kovacs was honored at the New Jersey State Museum, in the year when he would have been 100 years old. Through presentations, anecdotes and archival footage of his television work, the “Ernie Kovacs Centennial” honored Kovacs’ multiple contributions to television history, and the Mayor of Trenton, W. Reed Gusciora, proclaimed ...

5 Cases of Mumps Confirmed in the Bergen County Jail

June 15, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ – The Bergen County Department of Health Services has received confirmation of 5 of the 6 suspected cases of mumps in the Bergen County Jail with no additional cases at this time being reported, according to county officials.

A sixth suspected case of the mumps came up negative.

The Department of Health Services serves as the Health Officer for the Bergen ...

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