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Home Burglarized on Stevens Avenue in Cedar Grove

May 21, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - According to police reports, a home on Stevens Avenue was burglarized on Wednesday.

Police responded to the home at around 6 p.m. Wednesday to investigate a burglary.  The homeowner discovered that someone had forced open a window to gain access to the residence and then ransacked the bedrooms looking for valuables.

The incident is under investigation by the detective ...

Electrical Pole Fire Slows Traffic on Pompton Avenue

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - An electrical pole fire across from the Pilgrim Diner on Route 23 caused traffic to be diverted on Saturday afternoon.  Cedar Grove firetrucks were on hand waiting for PSE&G to arrive.  Be aware of possible traffic delays in the area.

 

Fourth Annual Familes Behind the Badge Softball Tournament Postponed

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be postponed due to forecasted rain. Originally scheduled to be held Saturday, May 19, it will now be held on Sunday, May 20 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue. Admission is $5.

Team check in is at 9 a.m.; opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 and first ...

Verona's Det. Sgt. Banta Earns Essex County Valor Award

VERONA, NJ - The 200 Club of Essex County presented a Valor Award to Verona Det Sgt. Timmy Banta at the Valor Awards Luncheon on May 10. 

On Jan. 3, 2017, an extremely distraught woman contacted Verona police via telephone and advised them… 

… “Get the fire department ready.  I cut through the gas line and I got a good fire going and I’m going ...

Woodland Park Will Host Fourth Annual Familes Behind the Badge Softball Tournament

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The fourth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be held this year on Saturday, May 19 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is May 20. Admission is $5.

Organized by Councilwoman Tracy Kallert, Councilman Vincent DeCesare and Kaitlyn Kallert, the event, which pits ...

Water Main Break near Lackawanna Plaza, Expected Delays

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A water main break near Lackawanna Plaza is causing some traffic delays in both directions since around 5a.m., according to the Breaking News Network. Published reports indicate that one lane is open eastbound and westbound.

Plan travel routes accordingly. 

Have You Seen This Missing Teen

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Local law enforcement, family and friends are joining together to find Amanda Rose Peterson, last seen 24 hours ago at a gas station on Route 46 in Parsippany. A missing persons report was filed with the East Hanover Police Department. They are asking anyone who may have seen Peterson or have information on her whereabouts to call 973-887-0432.

Officials Recover Body of Missing Man At Garret Reservation in Woodland Park

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Police have recovered the body of a missing man in a pond located within Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik announced. The body of Samuel Nunez, 37, of Paterson, was located at approximately 11:48, a.m. on April 25.

Nunez had been reported missing ...

Police Investigate Homicide in Montclair

NEWARK, NJ – Law enforcement officials are investigating a homicide that occurred in Montclair on Friday morning.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Montclair Police Chief Todd M. Conforti announced that the Montclair Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a fatal ...

Cedar Grove Police Respond to Burglary on Crestmont Road

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - According to police reports, a home was burglarized on Crestmont Road on Friday night.

Cedar Grove police responded to the home around 10 p.m. when a burglar alarm was activated.  Responding officers found that someone had forced entry into the home through a rear door.

The detective bureau responded and is investigating the burglary.

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