Police & Fire

March 15, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ -  Watchung PBA Local 193 is excited to announce the launch of its new $2500 scholarship offering. The scholarship will be given to honor Officer Matthew J. Melchionda, a Watchung Police Officer that died in the line of duty on March 8, 2006. Watchung PBA President Sherif Zaiton ...

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New York State Police and local law enforcement will conduct a special targeted enforcement detail during St. Patrick's Day weekend to deter drinking and driving. “State Troopers will be out in force and highly visible this weekend, and as always, will have zero tolerance for drinking and ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The general public is invited to comment on the Fair Lawn Police Department as part of its accreditation process. A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Monday, March 25, to examine all aspects of the Fair Lawn ...

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The Green Brook Police Department would like to remind motorists that it is illegal and dangerous to pass school buses while their red warning lights are flashing. Residents who witness vehicles passing school buses while their red warning lights are flashing should report those incidents to the ...

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03 | 05 | 19   IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams Annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ list continues   IRS YouTube Videos: Tax Scams – English | Spanish | ASL Dirty Dozen – English | Spanish | ASL   IR-2019-28   WASHINGTON — As the April filing deadline approaches, the Internal ...

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The adult residents at the Matheny Medical and Educational Center in Peapack, NJ wanted to find a pre-vocational activity where they could do one of the things that means the most to them; give back to the community that gives to them.  As a specialized hospital for children and adults with ...

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In a cost-savings measure that will save millions, while ensuring the continued care of its youth offenders, the County of Union announced it has officially closed its Juvenile Detention Center in Linden. The closure marks the beginning of a five-year agreement with Essex County to provide ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The long awaited fire study by Dr. Carter was finally released on Jan. 31, 2019.  The findings in the fire study are alarming. Holmdel currently has a fire rating grade of 6/6X, a fair to middling grade, from the Insurance Service Office (“ISO”).  This was downgraded in 2018 from ...

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MADISON, NJ - On Monday Feb 25 at approximately 11a.m. the Madison Fire Department was dispatched to 49 Main Street due to reports of smoke in the building. Upon arrival and investigation, Madison Fire Department discovered a contractor repairing the roof of Caldwell Bankers, which was set on fire ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - On Tuesday, February 19th, the Mayor and Township Committee presented firefighter Frederick W. Gorsegner with an award and a Key to the City for his 50 years of service to the MTFD. A second generation firefighter, Mr. Gorsegner served Middletown Fire Company No. 1 in many ...

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Congressman Chris Smith Urges Fire Departments to Apply for SAFER grants Congressman Chris Smith today urged all fire departments, career and volunteer, to apply for federal SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) grants that are available from FEMA.  The grants are for the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - As in previous years, the Millburn Fire Department continues to accept donations of old cars as well as houses to be used for firefighter training exercises. The Fire Department uses donated cars to practice vehicle extrication, the process of rescuing a victim who is trapped ...

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FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - Valentines Day is fast approaching and once again your Franklin Park Fire Department is hosting it’s annual Rose Sale. Come on in and brighten up that special someone’s day with our beautiful roses (And yes, we stock them every few hours so they are fresh). Help support ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Sheriff Gregory Tony is pleased to announce that Colonel Sean Zukowsky has joined the Broward Sheriff’s Office and will serve as undersheriff, placing him second in command. Col. Zukowsky, a decorated combat U.S. Marine Corps veteran, has more than 20 years of law enforcement and ...

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In 2018, an average of one person died each week – a total of 52 people – as the result of residential fires in New Jersey.  These fires occurred in single family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, condos and townhouses.  The one thing that all these homes had in common was that none of them ...

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In 2018, an average of one person died each week – a total of 52 people – as the result of residential fires in New Jersey.  These fires occurred in single family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, condos and townhouses.  The one thing that all these homes had in common was that none of them ...

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In 2018, an average of one person died each week – a total of 52 people – as the result of residential fires in New Jersey.  These fires occurred in single family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, condos and townhouses.  The one thing that all these homes had in common was that none of them ...

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In 2018, an average of one person died each week – a total of 52 people – as the result of residential fires in New Jersey.  These fires occurred in single family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, condos and townhouses.  The one thing that all these homes had in common was that none of them ...

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In 2018, an average of one person died each week – a total of 52 people – as the result of residential fires in New Jersey.  These fires occurred in single family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, condos and townhouses.  The one thing that all these homes had in common was that none of them ...

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(TRENTON) – Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly (D-Bergen, Passaic) issued the following statement Wednesday regarding the devastating fire at the historic Marcal Paper plant in Elmwood Park. Like many in the 35th district, I have passed that Marcal plant all of my life - it is a staple in our ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Clad in Kevlar-lined or protective suits, law enforcement K-9 officers this week offered their arms and legs as bite-bait to learn advanced techniques from Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 experts on partnering with their dogs to apprehend dangerous criminals.    The ...

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To Our Amazing Community: We would truly like to thank the community for their continuing support! Our journey over the last four years to get to where we are today has not been short or simple, it has been arduous and sometimes even a fight. The many things we have accomplished and the many ...

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The Berkeley Heights Police Department is accepting applications for the positions of: 1) FULL-TIME COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER 2) PART-TIME (Per-Diem) COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER Applicants will be subjected to a thorough police background check which will include criminal history, motor vehicle ...

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HINSDALE, NY -- The Redding family of Hinsdale recently decided to give a special gift to the community causes that matter most to their family, in the form of a fund to support a local fire department and elementary students at two local schools. The Redding Endowment Fund, established at the ...

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SHERIFF GREGORY TONY PROMOTES BSO VETERANS PIO Number: 19-1-14 Date: January 15, 2019 On Monday, Sheriff Gregory Tony promoted four Broward Sheriff’s Office veterans who collectively have more than 100 years of service.  “Since my appointment Friday, I have been meeting with leaders ...

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Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder announced on Monday that the Millburn Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a fatal hit and run incident in Millburn that resulted in the death of 76-year-old ...

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The Berkeley Heights Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applicants must possess a current NJ Police Training Commission certification or be currently pursuing certification as an alternate route candidate at an accredited police academy.  ...

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Board Vacancies: Community Board on Police The Maplewood Township Committee announces openings on the Maplewood Community Board on Police.  There are two (2) openings and applications are being accepted for the following positions: One (I) adult member. One (1) youth member (age ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Public Safety Director Domingos Saldida announced today that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating the fatal shooting of Ibn Downey, 18, of ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Police Department in cooperation with the Mayor and Council, in their commitment to keep Borough safety and security their #1 priority, are asking residents and businesses to ‘Help Us To Help You’ by registering your video surveillance system with the Police ...

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