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Cedar Grove Center Fire Company Shredding Event Fundraiser

September 21, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - This fire prevention week the members Center Fire Company #1 of the Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire Department in conjunction with Safe Shredding LLC of New Jersey will be holding its annual community document destruction event.  The document destruction shred will be held Saturday October 6th 2018 from 8 am to 12 pm at Center Fire Company located in the Municipal Building ...

Future of Essex County College's Police Academy Uncertain, Director Says

NEWARK, NJ - The director of Essex County College's (ECC) police academy announced today that he was placed on administrative leave, possibly signaling a sale of the training grounds.

“After serving as the Academy Director for the past 14 years, I have been placed on ‘administrative leave’ until the end of 2018,”  ECC Public Safety Academy Director ...

Montclair State University Police Come Under Fire After Drawing Gun Following Student Fight

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University officials have come under fire over a recent video that has surfaced of the campus police responding to a call of a fight between students on Wednesday, with guns drawn. 

Students and alumni took to twitter after a video surfaced.

Students and alumni are concerned that this incident could have escalated and state that this is not the first ...

Arrest Made Following Burglary of Local Storage Business in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Security footage led to a burglary arrest in Cedar Grove on Tuesday.

According to police reports, Cedar Grove police responded to DonRic Selt Storage at 405 Little Falls Rd. on Saturday to investigate a burglary that had occurred overnight.  Security camera footage showed a man smashing the front glass door with a stone block at around 7:30 p.m.

Montclair Police Search for Driver Who Reportedly Exposed Genitals to Teen

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police are on the lookout for a driver after a 16-year-old Montclair teen reported that he exposed his genitals to her.

On Saturday, the teen reported to police that she was walking along Hawthorne Place when she observed a male in a dark colored 4-door sedan beeping at her.

Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police Department wrote in a release that, ...

Police: Irvington Man Arrested in Connection with Saturday Shooting in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - AN Irvington man was arrested on Monday afternoon in connection with a shooting that occurred in Montclair on Saturday.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to Pine Street at Glenridge Avenue on a report of shots fired, law enforcement officials reported. They discovered that a 31-year-old Montclair man has left the scene and walked to Mountainside ...

Two Montclair Residents Robbed at Gunpoint in Separate Incidents, Police Say

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two Montclair Residents were robbed at gunpoint in two separate incidents, as they walked through Montclair on Sunday, according to Montclair Police officials. 

At approximately 6:30 p.m., a 64-year-old Montclair man was approached by a dark colored SUV as he walked along Virginia Avenue, according to Lt. David O'Dowd of the Montclair Police ...

Social Media Posts Lead to Arrests in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police used a social media post to identify and arrest three individuals for burglary and criminal mischief.

Patrolman Christopher Heck and Detective Carolyn Lynch investigated a burglary/criminal mischief involving a Komatsu excavator on the construction site at located at 125 Fairview Avenue on Friday. According to police reports, the suspects had ...

Montclair Man Walks to Mountainside Medical Center After Being Shot in the Nose

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 31-year-old Montclair man walked to Mountainside Medical Center after getting shot in the nose on Saturday.

At approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to Pine Street at the Glenridge Avenue intersection on a report of shots fired, police say. Arriving officers noted that the victim had already left the scene and walked himself into Mountainside Hospital with a ...

Little Falls Woman Charged with Endangering the Welfare of Three Week Old Infant

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Mark P. Centurione announce that, Zahra Sharifnezhadazizi, 30, of Little Falls, was charged with two counts related to the endangering the welfare of her three-week-old infant.

The incident occurred on Aug. 8, when Sharifnezhadazizi left her three-week-old infant unattended in a ...


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