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Car Crash on McBride Avenue in Woodland Park Still Being Investigated

December 8, 2017

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A car crash involving several vehicles occurred on McBride Avenue late this afternoon. The collision caused traffic back-up off of the Route 46 west exit and entrance ramp. Emergency first responders quickly arrived at the scene.

No other information is available on the accident as Woodland Park Police continue to investigate the collision. No ...

Police Seek Info On Vehicle Identified in Hit And Run In Totowa That Killed Paterson Woman

TOTOWA, NJ - Police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the driver who struck and killed a woman on Union Boulevard in Totowa on Monday, Dec. 4. 

A joint release from the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office and the Totowa Police Department identified the car sought in connection with the accident is  small white SUV, possible a Nissan ...

Paterson Woman Struck By Hit and Run Driver in Totowa

TOTOWA, NJ - A Paterson woman was struck and killed by a hit and run driver on Monday, Dec. 4. 

At about 5:18 p.m., police responded to the area of 392 Union Blvd. in Totowa on a report of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian, according to a statement issued by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Totowa Police Chief Robert Coyle. 

First ...

Protect Your Family From Carbon Monoxide Dangers

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Fire Department issued an alert for residents to take precautions as cold weather has increased the threat of carbon monoxide dangers.

On Nov. 9, three residents of a Dewey Avenue home in Totowa were sent to the hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning. Police say it was due to a chimney blockage. On Nov. 13, first responders were called to ...

Arrest Made in Vandalism of Morristown Churches

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Zuri C. Towns of Morristown is responsible for the vandalism of five Morristown churches, which took place during the evening of Nov. 25, said Morristown Police. Towns was arrested by police on Sunday morning, Nov. 26 near his residence.

As a result of video obtained from one of the vandalized churches, police were able to get a description ...

Coyotes Spotted in Passaic Valley Area; Police Urge Caution

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - There have recently been numerous coyote sightings in the Passaic Valley area.

These siting stretch from the Totowa PAL to the Great Notch Inn. There were daytime sightings in the area of Francisco Avenue and Stephen Place, and on Notch Park Road. Little Falls Police report the coyote's behavior was a bit out of character since it did not immediately run away and ...

Woodland Park Presents Check to NJ State PBA's Survivor & Welfare Fund

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Woodland Park Mayor Keith Kazmark and the Borough Council presented a check for $5,000 to New Jersey State PBA President Patrick Colligan at the Nov. 1 council meeting as part of funds raised by the Behind the Badge tournament this past spring.

The funds were raised at the third annual softball tournament, which pits teams of North Jersey police officers against ...

Woodland Park Police Arrest Two in Connection With Vehicle Break-ins

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Police arrested two men on Monday, Nov. 6 in connection with several motor vehicle burglaries that occurred late last week.

According to Woodland Park Police Det. Dan Dugan, several items reported stolen from residents have been recovered. No other information is being made available at this time by the detective bureau, he added, as it is an ongoing ...

Woodland Park Sees Rash Of Overnight Car Break-ins

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department is seeking two suspects in a rash of overnight break-ins to vehicles in town from the Zambrano/Zendzian/Williams area, across all the hills onto Highview Drive.

The police are investigating the incidents and ask if anyone has had any significant theft of property to report it. In addition, they are seeking any camera footage any resident ...

Paterson Police Seek Help in Finding Missing Teen

PATERSON, NJ- Seventeen-year-old city resident Manuel Lopez has been missing since Saturday. According to his mother, the juvenile was last seen at his home after returning from a party in Clifton.

At the time he was wearing a pink hoodie, dark jeans and white sneakers.

Lopez is described as a Hispanic male with a light complexion, brown hair and brown eyes. He also has a tattoo of a rosary ...

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