North Bergen NJ, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrest of AMOS DUQUE (DOB: 3/1/1984; single; delivery driver) of 6715 Meadowview Avenue, North Bergen, NJ on the charges of Production Of Child Pornography, Sexual Assault, Criminal Sexual Contact, Luring, Endangering The Welfare Of A Child, and Possession Of Child Pornography. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti.
Paramus NJ, A vehicle crashed into the front facade of Prestige Mercedes, 755 Route 17 North, Paramus on Friday morning, 09/20. The vehicle’s adult female driver was uninjured in the mishap. Paramus Police, Paramus Fire Department, and the Paramus Rescue Squad responded to the incident. Damage to the structure prompted a Borough of Paramus building inspector to order the dealership’s showroom uninhabitable until repairs were made. The damaged vehicle, a Mercedes sedan being brought in for servicing, was removed from the scene by a tow truck.
Ridgewood NJ, Monmouth University Poll came out with a 41% approval rating on Governor Phil Murphy. Public opinions are unhappy with issues like property tax, middle class, and dealing with Newark’s lead crisis. Just 10% approve of Murphy’s handling of the lead contamination issue in the state’s largest city while 28% disapprove. However, 41% have no opinion of how he has handled this problem and 21% have not heard anything about this issue.
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Ridgewood NJ, The Rotary Club of Ridgewood A.M. host controversial former Ridgewood Mayor Paul Aronsohn , Critics of the former mayor have long pointed to his high density housing plans that left the village on the hook for massive infrastructure upgrades . Aronsohn was also fond guilty of ethics violations and carried on a very public affair with a fellow council person while both were married.
Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer announced the settlement of Glen Rock’s Affordable Housing status.
On a Facebook post Mayor Packer said , “There will be several more public meetings scheduled in coming months where the details will continue to be discussed. With the settlement behind us, we no longer have the same restrictions with regard to what we are able to talk about. In the meantime, please visit the link below where we have composed a FAQ as I had asked our Planner to answer many of the questions that have come to us over the past few weeks and he has taken the time to do so.”
Ridgewood NJ, A Friday afternoon, 09/20, crash in the 100 block of West Glen Avenue, Ridgewood may have occurred just after the driver experienced a serious medical episode. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood Fire Department, and Ridgewood EMS personnel worked jointly to free the injured driver from his wrecked work van, which had left the roadway and crashed into a lightly wooded area. A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Ridgewood EMS with patient care. The damaged van was towed from the scene. A traffic control sign was also damaged in the incident.
Ridgewood NJ, in 2018 New Jersey became the No. 1 state to move away from , according to new data from moving and relocation company United Vans Lines.
The top reason why residents left was for a professional opportunity, the United Vans Lines data shows. Of all the residents who moved out, 46 percent listed “job” as the deciding factor.“A leading motivation behind these migration patterns across all regions,” in fact, “is a career change,” the report says. About “one out of every two people who moved in the past year moved for a new job or company transfer.”
Ridgewood NJ, PSE&G is currently doing some proactive tree trimming . This program is part of the reason PSE&G has been consistently named the one of the most reliable electric utilities in the region.
Many communities in New Jersey have lower-voltage utility wires called distribution lines. Unlike transmission lines, which are usually connected to large metal towers, distribution lines can be found on utility poles located alongside roadways or in easements along property lines.
Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Department made short work of a fully involved 20 foot by 30 foot detached garage located in the rear of a single family home on the 200 block of Claremont Road, Ridgewood late Thursday night, 09/19. No mutual aid fire companies were requested at the scene. Ridgewood Police, Ridgewood EMS, and Ridgewood Emergency Services also responded to the incident. No injuries were reported.
MORRISTOWN NJ, A New Jersey man has been arrested and is facing terrorism charges . Charges include planning attacks in New York City and other cities for the Middle Eastern Terrorist Group Hezbollah.
The Department of Justice claims Alexei Saab of Morristown was allegedly trained by the terror organization in bomb-making and intelligence-gathering which he used to scout potential targets in New York and Istanbul, Turkey.