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Ridgewood Village Council appoints three Municipal Humane Law Enforcement Officers

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Ridgewood NJ, at Wednesday night’s Village Council meeting, the Village Council appointed three Municipal Humane Law Enforcement Officers . Carol Tyler, Kimberly Nagle and Kristen Gunderson, officers of Tyco Animal Control, were sworn in by Mayor Ramon Hache as Municipal Humane Law Enforcement Officers, upon the recommendation of Ridgewood Police Chief Jacqueline Luthcke .

 

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Ridgewood PBA Local 20 : In their honor, we choose to remember to be ever vigilant and not to forget that it is always calm before the storm

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood PBA Local 20 we look back at the tragic events of 9/11/2001, we remind ourselves and everyone that 9/10/2001 was a beautiful day. Our brave men and women went to work like any other to protect us all, for some it was their last shift they’d ever work. We Cant and will never forget that day and we will never forget the sacrifices that were made. In their honor, we choose to remember to be ever vigilant and not to forget that it is always calm before the storm.

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Ridgewood Board of Ed Reneges on School Resource Officer Agreement

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Ridgewood NJ, The Board of Education is simply reneging on an agreement they made to help fund the position of School Resource Officer (SRO).  The Village has already trained three police officers to be school resource officers, so that there will never be a day when one is unavailable to work due to vacations, etc.

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One Seriously Injured After SUV Collides with Parked Trailer in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ,  One (1) person was seriously injured during a Wednesday afternoon collision between an SUV and a parked utility trailer in front of 387 Prospect Street, Ridgewood. The victim, who was in the trailer at the time of impact, was transported by a Glen Rock EMS ambulance to Hackensack University Center’s main campus. Ridgewood Police , Ridgewood Fire Department , and Glen Rock Police also responded to the crash. Tow trucks removed both wrecked vehicles. Ridgewood Police Patrol Officer Michael Karcher, who investigated the crash, issued one (1) summons in connection with the incident.

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Runaway Dump Truck Ends Up in Ridgewood Back Yard

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Police Patrol Officer Jack Knudsen was assigned to investigate a Wednesday morning, 09/05, crash in which the driver of landscaping company’s dump truck lost control of the vehicle, which then veered off the roadway, down an embankment, over a retaining wall, and into a children’s backyard swing set before it came to a stop. Remarkably, there were no reported injuries in the incident. A heavy duty tow truck equipped with a hydraulic crane removed the dump truck and its attached trailer from their predicament. Officer Knudsen noted that the accident caused damage at two (2) properties at the accident site (Beechwood Road and Palmer Court). He would not comment as to the nature of summonses issued, if any. Ridgewood Fire Department and Ridgewood EMS also responded to the incident.

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Readers Concerned over Ridgewood Officers Health after Sunday Crash

At least one of these vehicles hit a utility pole. This knocked out power to at least part of the surrounding neighborhood. Were they responding to the same call at speed, one on East Glen, one on North Van Dien? No wonder the two officers were transported to the hospital–the impact must have been tremendous. Any update on how these officers are faring?

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Two Ridgewood Police patrol vehicles collided at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and North Van Dien Avenue

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Ridgewood NJ, Two (2) Ridgewood Police patrol vehicles collided at the intersection of East Glen Avenue and North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood on Sunday afternoon, 09/02. The two (2) drivers, uniformed Ridgewood Police officers, were transported to The Valley Hospital for evaluation and possible treatment. Both officers were conscious and alert following the crash and exited their respective vehicles without assistance. Ridgewood Fire Department, Ridgewood EMS, and Ridgewood Emergency Services personnel also responded to the incident.

 

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Ridgewood Police : Ridgewood Ave Paving 8/30/18 -8/31/18

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police have issued a Traffic Alert East Ridgewood Ave Paving 8/30/18 -8/31/18.
East Ridgewood Ave will be closed between North Maple Ave and Van Dien Ave. Thursday 8/31 and between Van Dien and Paramus Road Friday 8/31 for paving.

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Ridgewood Police report several instances of fraud and identity theft against Village residents

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police report several instances of fraud and identity theft against Village residents.  On August 17th, a Jackson Terrace resident reported a fraud and a theft occurred shortly after she placed a sealed envelope in a mailbox located in the area of West Ridgewood Avenue and Corsa Terrace. The victim reported after mailing the check she was notified by her bank the check was possibly stolen and cashed fraudulently. The victim was advised by her bank to close the account and document the incident.

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East Ridgewood Ave will be closed beginning at 7:00am this morning from Maple Ave towards Paramus road

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Ridgewood NJ, Traffic Alert 8/24/18 ,East Ridgewood Ave will be closed beginning at 7:00am this morning from Maple Ave towards Paramus road while the road is milled in preparation for next weeks paving. Detours are in place. When the road is reopened this evening use caution when traveling the area as there will be several raised manholes until paving is complete.
Expect delays in the area.