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Police & Fire

January 21, 2022

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. - Two cars collided head-on at the intersection of West Ridgewood Avenue and North Monroe Street in Ridgewood on Friday morning.    The village police, fire, and EMS responded to the scene along with a paramedic team from the Valley Hospital. One driver was transported to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Officials from the Counties of Bergen and Passaic have reached terms to a new agreement in which the Bergen County Jail will soon assume the care and custody of all Passaic County inmates. The deal builds upon a temporary measure adopted by both administrations this past November ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A pedestrian was struck by a train at approximately 8 a.m. this morning at Main Line station, 176 Rock Road, according to police.  Glen Rock Ambulance took the individual to St. Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson. The condition of the individual is unknown at this ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Late Wednesday night, the Ridgewood Police Department responded to a call on Union St. from a resident reporting an unresponsive person in a leaf pile.  Ridgewood EMS and paramedics also responded, and it was determined the woman was deceased.  The person was identified as a ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ, NEW YORK CITY — Missing East Orange teen Jashyah Moore has been found safe in New York City. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II made the announcement in a news release late Thursday evening.  Stephens says the 14-year-old is "currently safe and is being ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - The Ridgewood Police Department is celebrating pride month by sporting rainbow decals on one of the patrol cars. The idea came from someone in the Department, and was supported by the rest of the members and the Village, said Chief of Police Jacqueline Luthcke. Pride decals can ...

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HACKENSACK NJ - A 20 and 21-year-old male were swimming in Darlington Lake Thursday evening, according to the Bergen County Sheriff. Both were treated and one was transported to Valley Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The 21-year-old victim and male companion weren’t permitted to be in ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police had to call in reinforcements after responding to a "heated dispute" at the Wilde Park basketball court involving two large groups, some of whom were armed with baseball bats. On May 31 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Ridgewood and Fair Lawn police helped Glen Rock police ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - Overnight and residential parking regulations resume full enforcement on Saturday, May 1, according to a post late Monday on the Ridgewood Police Department Facebook page. It is the only official online notice about the change. At presstime, the Village government website had ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - A 66-year-old woman lost her life overnight in a fatal fire at 255 North Pleasant Avenue, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella.  The victim was identified as Sharon Maes, who was found unresponsive in the living room of the home and pronounced dead at the ...

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