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Glen Rock Police Blotter - Feb. 17, 2020

February 17, 2020

During the period between February 10 and February 16, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 232 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

02-10-2020 - 2:39 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that an unknown individual had gained remote access to her computer and attempted PayPal and Amazon purchases. She subsequently contacted both her bank and credit card companies and ...

The Heart of a Friendship

To have a friend and be a friend is what makes life worthwhile. ~Unknown

February is the month of the heart, the time when we celebrate love. We buy chocolate, flowers, jewelry, and greeting cards to profess our undying love to that special someone. But, in all the hoopla of the season, perhaps we forget to honor the affection provided by the people that sustain us and enable us to thrive ...

Fair Lawn Elder Care Provider Offers Fall Risk Program at CareOne Cupola

February 17, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ – A little time, a little care in addition to an upcoming class can reduce the very real threat of falling for individuals age 60 and greater. Local elder care provider, Jim Prussak, is leading a program, the first of its kind in New Jersey, to reduce the risk of falls.

Beginning March 11, Prussak, owner of Applause Home Care in Fair Lawn, will be ...

Greater Bergen County YMCA Presents STEAM & Literacy Festival: Feb. 29

HACKENSACK, NJ — The Greater Bergen County YMCA is pleased to invite local families to the first annual STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) and Literacy Festival. This event is open to all local families with children curious and interested in exploring the world around us through science and reading. The event is open to elementary school-aged children and is ...

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Seeks to Address Social Determinates of Health, Eliminate Barriers to Care

Hospital’s first healthcare assessment provides ‘snapshot’ of resident needs

Paramus, NJ – Bergen New Bridge Medical Center released the findings from its 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) along with the resulting Implementation strategy. These two documents detail the community’s healthcare needs and New Jersey’s largest hospital’s ...

DOJ: NJ Man Faces Laundry List of Charges including Sex Trafficking of College Students

February 14, 2020

NEW YORK, NY – A 60-year-old Piscataway man who, after being released from prison moved into his daughter’s Sarah Lawrence College dorm room, was arraigned in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday on sex trafficking, extortion, forced labor, conspiracy, money laundering and other charges, said Department of Justice officials.

F.B.I. agents arrested Lawrence Ray, a.k.a.

Ridgewood Choral Auditions to be Judged by Former Scholarship Winners

RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Auditions for the Ridgewood Choral’s Florence Reinauer Memorial Music Award of $2,500 and the Marjorie Vandervoort Vocal Award of $1,200 will be held on Saturday, March 7 at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place, Ridgewood.

The auditions are open to high school seniors in Bergen, Passaic, Essex, or Rockland County, who are interested in continuing ...

Nine NJ Hospitals Awarded Grants for Violence Intervention Programs

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Trinitas Health Foundation is among the list of winners announced this past week by Governor Phil Murphy, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, and former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords for grant funding to establish nine hospital-based violence intervention programs across New Jersey.

The trio were joined by community leaders and grant recipients as they announced the awards at ...

NJ Teen Reported Dead After Six-Story Fall from The Vessel in Hudson Yards in NYC

NEW YORK -- The body of a young man who was found on the ground near The Vessel, a sculpture at Hudson Yards in Manhattan, was identified as that of a 2019 Ridge High School graduate.

According to a published report in the New York Post, 19-year-old Peter DeSalvo of Basking Ridge did not survive a drop from the sixth floor of the structure on West 33rd Street in Manhattan Saturday evening ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

February 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...

Cedar Grove Ambulance & Rescue Squad: Great Way to Volunteer and Help the Community

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Ambulance & Rescue Squad is seeking new volunteers to become members of their team, especially young people and students. 

“I can’t think of anything that’s more important than what we do,” said Alan Chadrjian, an EMT and Driver with the Rescue Squad. “This is a place where you can meet people, and learn things that will ...

Dog Trainer Partners with Glen Rock NJ Dog Park for Training & Wellness

February 11, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Board of the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park non-profit is pleased to announce a continuing partnership with Dorice Stancher of “Canines Can Do” Modern Dog Training.

Dorice is partnering with the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park to develop a robust training and wellness curriculum, implementing a key component of the non-profit’s ongoing focus on and commitment to eco-friendly ...

Madison County: Bridges, John Wayne, and Wine

February 17, 2020

MADISON COUNTY, IA — There is a section of Iowa where you can relive that movie with Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep, visit the home of the Duke, and, well, drink wine.

This February day trip started at the John Wayne Birthplace Museum in Winterset. Wayne was born in a house adjacent to the museum in 1907 as Marion Robert Morrison.

You enter into a gift shop, where you are free ...