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Bill by Pascrell and Menendez to Monitor Cancer in Firefighters Signed into Law

July 15, 2018

PATERSON, NJ – A law requiring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a national cancer registry for firefighters to monitor and study the relationship between career-long exposure to dangerous fumes and toxins and the incidence of cancer in firefighters so to develop better protective gear and prevention techniques has been signed into law by President Donald ...

Nutley Police Rescue Woman Locked in Burger King Restaurant

NUTLEY, NJ - Officers from the Nutley Police Department responded to a 911 call on Sunday at 5 a.m. from a woman who was locked in the Burger King restaurant off Franklin Ave.

The woman fell asleep in the ladies room sometime prior to closing and woke up only to find all of the employees gone and the doors locked. 

Nutley police responded and entered the building to allow her to leave.

Road Paving Projects to Begin Monday in Verona

VERONA, NJ - A series of road paving projects will commence in Verona beginning Monday.  

The following streets will be impacted: Newman Avenue, Wilton Terrace, Elmwood Road, Clover Lane, Maple Terrace, Howard Street, Cliff Street, Floyd Road, Afterglow Avenue, Pease Avenue and Montrose Avenue.  Residents of those streets will be notified, if they haven't been already, and ...

Montclair Police Search for Stabbing Suspect

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the area of Miller Street on Monday at 10:49 p.m. The suspect is currently at large.

Officers arrived to find that a 48-year-old Montclair man had been stabbed and already transported to the hospital by relatives. He was suffering from multiple stab wounds to the abdomen.

Multiple Vehicles Stolen and Burglarized in Cedar Grove Last Week

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Three vehicles were reported stolen in Cedar Grove during the holiday week.  

A car was stolen out of a driveway on The Fairway on Tuesday at approximately 1 p.m.  Ptl. Kristian Schneider took the report -- a key fob was left in the vehicle allowing the suspect to start the vehicle and drive it away. It was later recovered in Newark.

On Thursday, police ...

Call from Cedar Grove Resident Ends in Burglary Arrest

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A call to police from a Cedar Grove resident on Saturday ended in the arrest of man on burglary charges in the area of Stevens Avenue.

Cedar Grove police received a call around 10:26 p.m. Saturday from a resident who reported seeing a suspicious man attempting to force entry into a neighboring home, which was newly constructed and unoccupied.  The resident had ...

Fire on Rugby Road Caused by Discarded Fireworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police and fire departments responded to Rugby Road on Saturday to extinguish a fire caused by discarded fireworks. 

The officers and firefighters arrived at around 9:20 p.m. to investigate a heavy smoke condition -- the source of the smoke was a small fire inside the home's garage.  The homeowner was able to extinguish the fire with a garden hose.

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

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - With an ordinance to back them up, Cedar Grove police announced the department is stepping up enforcement of no swimming in Devil's Hole.

A deep ravine in the Peckman River, Devil's Hole is 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 ...

Sections of Personette Avenue in Verona to be Closed Friday

VERONA, NJ - Verona police alerted residents that sections of Personette Avenue will be closed to traffic on Friday.

The road will be closed from Fairview Avenue to Grove Street beginning at 8 a.m. through 1 p.m.  Drivers should plan alternate routes.  

TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove  is an online newspaper serving the Townships of Verona and Cedar Grove. TAPinto Verona/Cedar ...

Three Homes Burglarized on Lafayette Drive in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A burglary was reported on Lafayette Drive in Cedar Grove on Friday night according to police reports.

Cedar Grove police responded to the residence around 9 p.m.  The homeowner reported returning home to find that the front door had been forced open and numerous rooms were ransacked.  A second burglary was reported in another Lafayette Drive residence while police ...

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