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Abandoned Car in Glen Rock Tracked to Intoxicated Woman in Ridgewood, Police Said

June 1, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A car left abandoned in the middle of Highwood Avenue during the middle of the night was tracked to a "highly intoxicated" woman in Ridgewood, police said.

On May 28, just before 3 a.m., police came upon an unoccupied Jeep which was in the "travel portion of the roadway with the driver side door ajar."  Police said the keys were located in the ...

Bicyclist Struck on Harristown Road, Police Seeking Driver

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Bicyclists beware, especially along Harristown Road.

Just after 2 p.m., a Glen Rock police officer was flagged down while on patrol after a female on a bicycle had been struck by the passenger side view mirror of a truck, police said, which had already left the scene. 

The woman declined medical aid, according to police. The incident occurred along Harristown Road ...

Glen Rock Social Media Drug Dealers Arrested Following Investigation 

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Several individuals were arrested for distributing drugs and possession of drugs via social media, along with making local deliveries, police said.

Police were able to confirm the activity and then learned of a potential deal scheduled to take place in Glen Rock on the evening of May 21. 

As a result, police arrested two Clifton men and one man from ...

Fair Lawn House Fire Suspicious; Englewood Man Charged with Arson

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 22-year-old Englewood man was arrested for a "suspicious" house fire that occurred in Fair Lawn on April 9, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor.

Jonathan A. Rossi, 22, an auto parts store employee, was arrested on May 18 and charged with Arson, Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark ...

Glen Rock Police Warn Public of Scams

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police have detected a variety of scams designed to get hard-working individuals to part with their money before they have time to think rationally.

Below are just two of the many scams currently being conducted via telephone, internet and email. "You have worked very hard for your money, so please do not give up your money so easily to these scammers," Police Chief ...

Glen Rock Man Arrested for DPW Vehicle Thefts and Burglary 

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Police arrested a local resident for the recent theft of two Glen Rock DPW vehicles and a residential burglary on the 300 block of Doremus Avenue.

Police arrested Colin H. McCann, 38, on May 14, just after 4:30 p.m., when he was in possession of a stolen vehicle out of Midland Park. 

The investigation began on May 6, just before 7 a.m. when the Glen Rock ...

Glen Rock Police Honor National Police Week

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

During 2020 National Police Week – May 10 to May 16, the crisis our nation and world is currently facing has resulted in the cancellation of events usually held to honor those who have ...

Five-Car Crash on Broadway in Fair Lawn Sends 2 to Hospital, Leaves Building Uninhabitable

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Five vehicles were involved in a frightening chain reaction crash Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Broadway eastbound and 30th Street that left one of the vehicles overturned, and another wedged almost completely inside a storefront insurance agency across the street from Warren Point School.

Two crash victims were transported by ambulances to St.

Fair Lawn Saturday Crash at Broadway & Plaza Causes 1 Serious Injury

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A two-vehicle Saturday afternoon crash at the intersection of Broadway westbound and Plaza Road resulted in one serious injury.

The April 25 crash sent one individual to Hackensack University Medical Center. One victim was extricated from their vehicle by members of Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue. Tow trucks removed both wrecks.

Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire, Fair ...

Car Crashes into Fair Lawn Home Over Weekend, No Injuries Reported

FAIR LAWN, NJ - No injuries were reported after a Subaru Outback slammed into a closed garage door at a single family home located on the 700 block of 4th Street, Fair Lawn on Saturday afternoon, April 25.

Fair Lawn Police, Fair Lawn Fire Department Company #1, and Fair Lawn Heavy Rescue responded to the incident. A building inspector was called to the scene. The Subaru Outback ...


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Glen Rock Police Blotter - June 1, 2020

June 1, 2020

During the period between May 25 to May 31, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 341 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

05-25-2020 - 2:04 PM – The property manager at the Academy of Our Lady School on Rodney Street reported finding possible signs of forced entry to the school. Officers observed that a screen was cut and there were signs that the surrounding frame ...

Richard E. Byrd School Wins Again in Close Race in 2020 All-Star-Readathon 

June 5, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Friends of the Glen Rock Public Library announced the winners of this year’s All *Star Readathon. There were 263 children who read a total of 568,018 minutes (9,467 hours) and raised over $8,105 in sponsor pledges.

Last year’s All-Star-Readathon proved to be the most contested one yet. Battling it out for first place were Richard E. Byrd School and Clara E.

159 Million Economic Impact Payments Processed

WASHINGTON – With 159 million Economic Impact Payments processed, the Internal Revenue Service reminds many low-income Americans who don’t usually file tax returns to register for a payment by Oct. 15.

Millions of low-income people and others who aren’t required to file a tax return may be eligible for an Economic Impact Payment and can easily register for a ...

Bergen County Prosecutor Declares Commitment to Fair Treatment, Equal Justice

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - Last week, I joined with the 20 other New Jersey County Prosecutors to issue a statement about the tragic and deeply disturbing death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis, Minnesota police officers. In expressing our sympathy for Mr. Floyd’s family and friends, we emphasized our unequivocal commitment to fair treatment and equal justice for all residents of our ...

Like A Fine Wine, We Get Better with Age! Five Tips to Stay Young at Heart

This week I turn 57 years old. 57 YEARS OLD! Like most other 50-something-year-old individuals, I’m not sure how this happened – it feels like a blink of an eye. One day I’m a college girl, the next a young mother, and now more than one half a century old. How can I be over 50? Most days I feel, think and act like a 25-year-old, so I know it’s only a number. But when that ...

‘We Hope and Pray for Good.’ Protesters Mobilize Peacefully in Hackensack Following Death of George Floyd 

May 31, 2020

HACKENSACK, NJ — It seemed every bit the quiet Saturday afternoon in Hackensack, with the sun shining down from blue skies — until a dozen people holding up signs marching single-file heading toward the Court Plaza made their presence known.

“I — CAN’T — BREATHE!” shouted a protester.

When he followed it up with, “Who matters?” His ...

Body of Paterson Youth Found Underneath Broadway, Apparent Drowning

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - A 17-year-old Paterson boy was found underneath Broadway floating in the Passaic River on the Elmwood Park/Paterson border, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella, on Sunday, May 24 at approximately 11:20 a.m.

Subsequent to an autopsy, the cause of death was determined to be drowning. Although a preliminary investigation indicates the death is not suspicious, ...

TAPinto Red Bank Editor Shares Story of Virtual Art Auction to Benefit Neighbors in Need

June 5, 2020

RED BANK, NJ -- Scott Wingerter, Editor of TAPinto Red Bank, joined Host Stephanie Willoughby to share a story from his community about a local nonprofit organization who held an online art auction to raise money to feed the needy.  

Lunch Break is a Red Bank organization founded in 1983 to help underemployed people make ends meet, said Wingerter, but it has evolved into much more.

TAPinto Camden Editor Talks about Peaceful Protest for George Floyd that brought City into National Spotlight

CAMDEN, NJ -- Steven Rodas, Editor of TAPinto Camden, spoke with Stephanie Willoughby about the recent protest held here in solidarity with George Floyd that has put the city in the national spotlight for both its peaceful nature and police participation. 

Hundreds gathered in downtown Camden on Saturday, May 30, but what made this protest stand out from the thousands of other ...

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Six Flags Great Adventure Safari to Bring Drive-thru Experience to Families

May 18, 2020

JACKSON, NJ --  Six Flags Great Adventure announced on Thursday that it will soon open its Safari adventure as a drive-through experience. This announcement comes shortly after Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order permitting drive-through events while maintaining social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. 

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