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Gas-Fed fire destroys retail shops and Riverkeeper’s office

HACKENSACK, NJ – Two retail shops and the Hackensack Riverkeeper’s office suffered extensive damage after a gas line ruptured and started a fire on Saturday, sources report. The three-alarm fire reportedly began shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Main Street. Firefighters from Teaneck, Maywood, Ridgefield Park, and River Edge helped the Hackensack fire crew extinguish the… Read more »

Fire at Hobby Lobby

HOLMDEL, NJ – A fire broke out at a Hobby Lobby on Sunday, according to reports. The business, located off Route 35, was noticed to be in flames by at around 11 a.m. Hobby Lobby has solar panels on their roof, which could be what caused the fire. A Holmdel firefighter said one of the… Read more »

Popular restaurant suffers extensive damage after fire

NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ – The popular restaurant Jim Dandy’s, also known as “The Home of Killer Ribs,” was extensively damaged in a three-alarm fire on Wednesday, NJ Advance Media reports. The fire was reported at approximately 2:35 a.m. by the restaurant’s alarm system. Authorities arrived on the scene at the 100 block of Park Avenue… Read more »

Two cars plow into two businesses

HUDSON VALLEY, NY – Hudson Valley Post reports two vehicles plowed through two different businesses in Hudson Valley over the weekend. The first accident happened at around 9 a.m. Saturday morning in Rhineback. An older model Jeep Cherokee jumped the curb at Garden Street Plaza and crashed into the front windows of a Gourmet food… Read more »

Intoxicated N.Y. woman struck officer, detained by judge

JERSEY CITY, NJ – On April 28 a New York woman who was intoxicated when she crashed into the median on Route 139 and injured a Port Authority police officer will be detained through her prosecution, according to sources. The driver, Amandeep Tiwana, 27, was ordered to be held after a detention hearing on Monday… Read more »

Cemetery worker trapped after grave collapses

LYNDHURST TOWNSHIP, NJ – A cemetery worker was trapped when a plot collapsed on his body on May 5, according to NY Post. The 59-year-old man was preparing a burial at Lyndhurt’s Hillside Cemetery. The man became trapped in an 8-foot-deep grave when he jumped into it. He was taking measurement when the sides of… Read more »

Man threatens to kill Chase Bank employees, gets DWI shortly after

LACEY, NJ – According to Patch, a man threatened to kill Chase Bank employees on Monday, May 4. The man was identified as 41-year-old Thomas Vance. Vance reportedly left the bank drive-thru and went into the bank when he threatened to kill the employees. The incident was reported by the bank staff at 1:53 p.m…. Read more »

NY Woman who injured cops now charged with DWI

JERSEY CITY, NJ – According to NJ.com, a Queens woman is now being charged with a DWI after she critically injured a Port Authority police officer when she struck him with a car in Jersey City last week. Amandeep Tiwana, a 27-year-old woman from Flushing, was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with assault by auto… Read more »

Public worker seriously injured after falling through bridge

PASSAIC, NJ – According to NJ Advance Media, a Passaic County man was severely injured after crashing through a bridge while plowing snow on a front-loader. Donald Turner, a 43-year-old a public works employee, later sued the New Jersey Department of Transportation and PSE&G for $10 million. He claims that they failed to inspect the… Read more »

Bayonne – Worker Killed After Falling in Bayonne Terminal

Bayonne – Worker Killed After Falling in Bayonne Terminal

Bayonne – Worker Killed After Falling in Bayonne Terminal A worker at the Bayonne waterfront was killed after he fell 35 feet into a fuel tank on a ship that was docked at the port Sunday morning, April 19. Emergency responders were called to the Bayonne Dry Dock on Port Terminal Boulevard at around 9:30… Read more »

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