Rodrigo Torrejon North Jersey Record Published 1:07 PM EST Jan 8, 2019 Nearly a week after a head-on car crash in Harrington Park left a woman and a child in critical condition, the two remain in the hospital, officials said. On Wednesday morning, a 34-year-old woman from Norwood crossed a double-yellow line on Old Hook Road in a Honda Odyssey and collided head-on with a Toyota Highlander driven by a 74-year-old Englewood man, said the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. The story continues below the gallery. As of Monday night, both the woman and child were still in critical condition, said Liz Rebeing, spokeswoman for the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. No charges had been filed in connection with the car crash, she said. The crash left the woman and the child injured, with one of them being taken to Hackensack University Medical Center in a helicopter. The child was likely ejected from the vehicle while in a car seat, Harrington Park Police Chief Albert … [Read more...] about Harrington Park NJ crash victims remain in hospital
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After their Highland Park apartments went up in flames yesterday, 24 people do not have a home during the holidays.The fire started around 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 at the Cedar Lane apartments. Firefighters arrived within minutes, but the inferno was impossible to stop; four apartments were destroyed and over 12 others were damaged, according to ABC news. No one was harmed, said Highland Park Mayor Gayle Brill Mittler.Twelve of the victims stayed with family members and others stayed in a Red-Cross-approved hotel, Brill Mittler said. One victim chose to stay in a different, pet-friendly hotel, she added.Some of the families may not be able to salvage their belongings; the flames seemed to steal everything in their path, ABC News reported.LIVE: Christmas Eve inferno forces 18 families out of their homes in Highland Park, NJPosted by Josh Einiger on Monday, December 24, 2018On Tuesday morning, Brill Mittler said she was trying to contact the victims staying in hotels and invite them to the … [Read more...] about A fire in Highland Park destroyed their homes on Christmas Eve. Now they are spending the holiday in a hotel.
Gov. Phil Murphy has nominated former Neptune mayor and campaign aide Mike Beson to serve on the New Jersey Transit Board of Directors. Gov. Phil Murphy has nominated former Neptune mayor and campaign aide Mike Beson to serve on the New Jersey Board of Directors. Beson, an Ocean Township resident who previously served as the Monmouth County Murphy for Governor coordinator,would fill one of two open seats on the NJ Transit Board of Directors. The statewide agency has faced myriad problems dubbed “Summer of Hell 2,” which have included weeks of cancellations and delays, equipment failures, staffing shortages and poor communication between the agency and commuters. Beson is currently the Ocean Township Democratic Municipal Chairman. He couldn’t immediately be reached for comment. He was among 10 nominees Murphy unveiled Monday evening, all of whom will have to go through confirmation hearings in the state Senate to fill the posts.Murphy nominated Samuel Plumeri Jr. of … [Read more...] about Murphy nominates former campaign aide to NJ Transit board
Steph Solis North Jersey Record Published 10:47 p.m. UTC Aug 24, 2018 Three or four times a week, Brandi Edralin steps into her 2002 Volvo and drives 25 miles from her home in Highland Park to the federal immigration detention center in Elizabeth. She gets in line and waits, sometimes up to an hour and a half, to enter a visitors' room where she'll meet her husband, Cloyd Edralin, for an hour before he is sent back to his cell. They talk about their children and their softball games, and about things that need to be done around the house now that Cloyd, 47, isn't around to do the handiwork. And inevitably, Cloyd — a green card holder whose detention was triggered by an 11-year-old conviction for possessing a pistol that fires plastic pellets — frets about his legal battle to avoid deportation to the Philippines. “When they hear about immigrants in detention, the assumption is … [Read more...] about NJ deportation case spotlights Trump’s crackdown on green card holders
Meghan Grant NorthJersey Published 10:14 p.m. UTC Aug 5, 2018 RIDGEWOOD — Citing a lack of state oversight, Ridgewood is considering joining a growing number of New Jersey towns that require e-cigarettes and vaping businesses to purchase a special license, which comes with hefty fees. The Ridgewood Village Council plans to introduce a $1,200 annual fee on businesses wishing to sell electronic smoking devices, known as e-cigarettes or vapes. In doing so, the village would join close to 20 other municipalities statewide that require local licenses for e-cigarette vendors. “As you know, the smoking world has changed. It’s not about smoking cigarettes anymore,” Ridgewood Health Officer/Director Dawn Cetrulo told the council recentlly. “With the Juuling and the e-cigarettes, it’s very popular with middle-schoolers and high-schoolers. They’re doing them in the bathrooms and there is no odor with them, so we are trying to have some … [Read more...] about Ridgewood vape shops may join those in other NJ towns required to pay for costly license