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Hometown Heroes: Two Senior Parole Officers Rescue Woman Trapped in Flipped Over SUV in Paramus

May 29, 2020

PARAMUS, N.J. — It was an ordinary Friday afternoon for two senior parole officers while cruising down Route 4 eastbound — until they took sight of a horrific scene.

While traveling on Spring Valley Road in Paramus this afternoon, officers Jalen Harper and Steven Purciello of the New Jersey State Parole Board noticed a Volkswagen SUV flipped over on its side in the street ...

Passaic Man Stabs Paramus Man In Drunken Midnight Lawn Fight in Paramus 

PARAMUS, N.J. — A booze-fueled altercation on the front lawn of a Paramus home between two men turned deadly this morning when one of the men pulled a knife out on the other and stabbed him.

Shortly after midnight today, three Paramus police officers rushed to an East Ridgewood Avenue home upon receipt of a 911 call to find 35-year-old Luis Cruz lying on the front lawn of his ...

New York Woman Who Had Drugs on Her Arrested in Paramus After Stealing $3,500 From Victim's Bank Account

PARAMUS, N.J. — A 29-year-old woman hailing from New York and Florida is facing theft and drug possession charges after fraudulently withdrawing several thousand dollars from a fellow New Yorker’s bank account at a Paramus bank.

On May 18 after 1 p.m. the Paramus Police Department received a call from Citibank on Route 17 that a possible fraud had been in progress. Upon arrival, ...

Newark Teen Who Was Dressed in All Black And Sped Off in Stolen Mercedes-Benz Arrested in Paramus  

PARAMUS, N.J. — Paramus Police arrested a 19-year-old Newark man after a high-speed police pursuit on Route 208 ended when the perpetrator ran out of gas on the highway.

According to a news release from Paramus Police Chief Kenneth R. Ehrenburg, early Thursday morning after 3 a.m., the Paramus Police Department was notified that a 2018 Mercedes-Benz was stolen from the Borough of ...

Three, 50-something Liquor Thieves From New York Arrested Following ’Rash of Brazen Daytime Thefts’ at Stew Leonard’s in Paramus 

PARAMUS, N.J. — Three people hailing from New York face charges of theft following a “rash of brazen daytime thefts” in the liquor department of Stew Leonard’s in Paramus.

On April 20, 54-year-old Richard Craig Caldwell, of Brooklyn; 60-year-old Yolanda Emergy of Yonkers; and Tonya Hanner, 53, of Mount Vernon were arrested and charged with theft of liquor. The three ...

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SafeTemp Kiosk: Back Into Workplace Transition Made Easier

May 23, 2020

New Jersey - People are going back to work and SafeTemp can make that transition back into the workplace safer.

While it's a novel idea, getting your temperature at the door when you walk into work could be just what the doctor ordered for both the workforce and the public. Such safety measures send a message to your workforce and, to your customers.

SafeTemp Kiosk, by Media Services ...

Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...

NJ’s CSAs Stepping Up to Provide Local Food During Pandemic

As people avoid going into grocery stores during the coronavirus pandemic, many in New Jersey are turning to CSAs as an alternate source for fresh food.

CSAs, or community supported agriculture programs, connect local farmers with consumers. They typically provide locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs. Some also offer other kinds of locally produced foods, such as eggs, cheese, ...

The Boy From the Woods

The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben. (Grand Central Publishing, 2020)

 

A feral child, a missing teenage girl, and a wise-cracking, sharp-tongued television criminal attorney, and her teenage grandson, Matthew, are the central characters of Harlan Coben’s newest best-seller, The Boy from the Woods. They, along with other characters in the novel, make for a fun and ...

Rules of Engagement

The unofficial start to summer has begun and people are emerging gingerly from their Covid-free lairs like bears from hibernation. And after months living in quarantine without pants or haircuts, the question on all of our minds as we contemplate going out in public is, how is this supposed to work?

Here are some useful etiquette tips to help you open up this summer.

There seems to be so ...

Terms of Graduation

Greetings graduating class of 2020! Woohoo! You did it!

I am honored and proud to offer these unsolicited congratulatory remarks on your incredible achievement, and to provide some inspirational words of encouragement as you move on to do all of the great and momentous things you truly are meant to do.

This was not a good year to be Seniors. As you know, people over 65 are at much higher ...

I Bought the Pool

Memorial Day weekend, for many, signifies the unofficial start to summer. Last weekend as I was sitting in my backyard looking at my swimming pool, I began to think about how I felt two years ago when I was able to make a dream a reality.

Two years ago, friends and family had to listen to me ramble on about the pool I just added to my backyard. Hearing me, one would have thought that I had the ...

Tips to Help You Gain a New Perspective on Adversity

Do you ever feel like there is no end to the problems that you face? Do your challenges seem too great to overcome? Do you ever ask yourself, “What’s the point?” Do you allow your circumstances to govern your life to the point of making you sad, lonely, and depressed?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, welcome to the majority! Most people, at one ...

The Boy From the Woods

The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben. (Grand Central Publishing, 2020)

 

A feral child, a missing teenage girl, and a wise-cracking, sharp-tongued television criminal attorney, and her teenage grandson, Matthew, are the central characters of Harlan Coben’s newest best-seller, The Boy from the Woods. They, along with other characters in the novel, make for a fun and ...