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Woodland Park Police Department Issues Scam Alert After Resident Burglarized

September 21, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department has issued a diversion burglary alert following an incident in town this week.

Earlier this week a resident was scammed when someone rang the doorbell saying that they had to check the water, according to a post on Facebook by the victim's daughter. 

"One took my mom outside and told her to turn on the hose ...

Two Days, Two Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. on Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The expectant parents were ...

Little Falls Holds Solemn Remembrance Ceremony For 16th Anniversary of 9/11

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A solemn ceremony was held in the township that marked the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

Held at Wilmore Park, the ceremony was organized by the 9/11 committee and took place in front of the Sept. 11 memorial, where close to 75 attendees came together to reflect upon the tragic events of that day.

The monument that served as the ceremony's backdrop backdrop ...

Schools Open - Drive Safe

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park Schools will open for the new year next Wednesday, Sept. 6. Police Chief Anthony Galietti reminds drivers to be extremely vigilant driving around our borough schools before and after school hours, as many of our local students walk. He also reminds those dropping off students to follow the school's drop off and pick up procedures and obey parking ...

Motorcycle Accident Allegedly Triggered by Road Rage Leaves Rider in Critical Condition

WAYNE, NJ - A vehicle accident at the Wayne Towne Center, near the Willowbrook Mall area, that was allegedly triggered by a road rage incident, left a motorcyclist in critical condition on Tuesday. The rider was transported to a nearby hospital.

According to reports, witnesses said they saw an altercation between the motorcyclist and a female driver of a car, ...

Woodland Park Police Take Part in Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over Campaign

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department is taking part in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" statewide campaign, where officers will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs. 

The local campaign began on Aug. 18 to Sept. 4. Funding from the state will allow the department to conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for ...

Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snapchat with Help from Union County Sheriff's Office 

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snapchat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snapchat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

Cedar Grove to Step Up Enforcement of "No Swimming" at Devil's Hole

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police will soon have more authority to enforce the no swimming rule at Devil's Hole in the township.  

Devil's Hole is a ravine in the Peckman River, located behind Foodtown and the apartments on Little Falls Road near Community Park.  It has long been a picturesque place to visit, but has also been a gathering place for young ...

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