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Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours
Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours A flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service across much of New Jersey ahead of drizzles expected to turn into downpours. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain is expected with both showers and thunderstorms producing heavy downpours Friday afternoon, July 12 through Saturday afternoon, July 13, the National Weather Service said. Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex Gloucester Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Union, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren, are all under a flood watch. 🌧⚠️ Not much change to the forecast with this morning's update. We …
Air Quality Alert Issued Across Bergen County Air Quality Alert Issued Across Bergen County
Air Quality Alert Issued Across Bergen County An air quality alert has been issued for several areas across New Jersey and Pennsylvania  through late Friday, June 14. The most serious alert, an Air Quality Action Day, has been issued from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. across Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, and Union counties. An Air Quality Action Day means that Ground Level Ozone within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a code orange air quality alert Friday for North Central and Southwestern, NJ, along with Middlesex, Mercer, Camden, and G…
NJ Transit Changing Refund Policy After Criticism NJ Transit Changing Refund Policy After Criticism
NJ Transit Changing Refund Policy After Criticism NJ Transit is continuing to tweak its ticket policy. NJ Transit announced that refunds will be made available for unused one-way tickets purchased prior to Saturday, June 1. The refund policy will also apply to rail 10-trip tickets.  Tickets purchased on or after June 1 must be used by the end of July and will not be eligible for refunds. Last month, NJ Transit announced all tickets purchased prior to July 1 will expire on July 31, regardless of their original date of purchase. The policy prompted criticism from straphangers, who worried they would lose out on tickets they purchased b…
Nursing Mothers Closer To Opting Out Of Jury Duty In NJ Nursing Mothers Closer To Opting Out Of Jury Duty In NJ
Nursing Mothers Closer To Opting Out Of Jury Duty In NJ Here's another excuse to get you out of serving on a jury. The New Jersey Senate approved a bill, 38-0, that would exempt nursing mothers from jury duty. The bill was sponsored by Majority Leader M. Teresa Ruiz (D-Essex/Hudson) and Brian Stack (D-Hudson.) The bill exempts any prospective juror with a personal obligation to care for a child who is 1 years of age or younger and the person is the child's mother and is nursing or expressing milk for the child. “Jury duty can turn into a lengthy commitment and this can place a significant burden on new mothers,” said Ruiz. “By explicitly making…
WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal
Wild Pursuit: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal UPDATE: A Union City man who jumped into a frigid Meadowlands creek during a dramatic police chase is an ex-con with nearly 50 arrests in no fewer than five North Jersey counties over the past 35 years. Career criminal Gregory Calvo, 53, is the very embodiment of the phrase “known to police.” He's been convicted nearly two dozen times in Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Morris and Essex counties since 1989 – for offenses that include robbery, theft, burglary, drug dealing, domestic violence and aggravated assault -- and has been in and out of state prison and county jails since that time only to be…
These Bergen County Towns Got The Most Snow These Bergen County Towns Got The Most Snow
These Bergen County Towns Got The Most Snow New Jersey residents are digging out of this week's snow storm — the worst of the season so far. According to the National Weather Service, the storm left 15 inches in the northern-most part of the state, canceling schools across the region. Here are the towns who got the most snow in the Tuesday, Feb. 13 storm, according to the National Weather Service. BERGEN River Vale: 9.8 inches Franklin Lakes: 9.1 Waldwick: 9.0 Bergenfield: 8.1 Mahwah: 8.0 Fair Lawn: 7.0 Lyndhurst: 6.5 HUDSON Harrison: 5.5 East Newark: 5.0 SW Hoboken: 4.8 MORRIS Green Pond/Randolph: 11.5 Denville: 10.2 Kinnelon…
Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates
Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates Newly-released forecast maps from the National Weather Service show up to six inches of snow could fall across eastern Pennsylvania and much of New Jersey. Accumulating snowfall will begin Monday, night Jan. 15, mainly after 7 p.m., and carry into Tuesday morning, Jan. 16, impacting the morning commute as it changes over to a wintry mix, the NWS said in its latest briefing. ALSO SEE: North Jersey School Delays For Tuesday, Jan. 16 Between 4 and 6 inches of snow was being forecast for most of North Jersey (including Morris, Sussex, pars of Bergen/Essex/Hudson, Warren, and Hunterdon Counties…
Prosecutor: Investigation Underway Into Alleged Improprieties At Bergen Police Academy (UPDATE) Prosecutor: Investigation Underway Into Alleged Improprieties At Bergen Police Academy (UPDATE)
Prosecutor: Investigation Underway Into Alleged Improprieties At Bergen Police Academy (Update) In his first extended public comment since claims of misconduct at the local police academy were revealed by Daily Voice last month, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella confirmed that an investigation by his office is underway. “We take all allegations of misconduct seriously, and we immediately began an investigation” into the allegations at the Bergen County Police Academy in Mahwah after being notified of the alleged improprieties. All of the academy’s instructors except one were relieved of their duties by the New Jersey Police Training Commission (PTC) amid the accusations, Daily Voi…
Thousands Without Power, Roads Flooded, Schools Delayed In North Jersey After Storm Thousands Without Power, Roads Flooded, Schools Delayed In North Jersey After Storm
Thousands Without Power, Roads Flooded, Schools Delayed In North Jersey After Storm Rain from a Sunday, Dec. 17 storm closed roads and delayed school openings across New Jersey on Monday, Dec. 18. Thousands of residents were without power as of 9 a.m. According to the PSE&G outage map, the following areas did not have power: Bergen: 3,764 (Most in New Milford, Elmwood Park, Garfield) Hudson: 4,095 (Most in Bayonne, North Bergen) Passaic: 2,718 (Most in Clifton, Passaic) Union: 660 Flooding is ongoing in several areas this morning with 2 to 5 inches of rain reported so far. DO NOT drive through... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/M…
EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Instructors At Bergen Police Academy Removed, New Recruit Class Suspended EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Instructors At Bergen Police Academy Removed, New Recruit Class Suspended
Exclusive Report: Instructors At Bergen Police Academy Removed, New Recruit Class Suspended The latest recruits to officially graduate from the Bergen County Police Academy on Friday night might be the last for some time, it appears. The 131st Bergen Academy class of graduates from various area departments were joined at their Dec. 15 commencement ceremony at Felician University by loved ones, colleagues and dignitaries -- but not by nearly all of their instructors. All except one of those instructors were relieved of their duties by the New Jersey Police Training Commission (PTC) amid accusations of impropriety, Daily Voice has learned. As a result, Academy Class #132, which was…
See How Bergen County Hospitals Rank For Safety In AmericaSee How Bergen County Hospitals Rank See How Bergen County Hospitals Rank For Safety In AmericaSee How Bergen County Hospitals Rank
See How Bergen County Hospitals Rank For Safety In AmericaSee How Bergen County Hospitals Rank Several hospitals across North Jersey were graded for safety by a hospital safety watchdog group. The Leapfrog Group released the Fall 2023 hospital grades on Tuesday, Dec. 5. An expert panel of doctors selects 22 evidence-based measures of patient safety to come up with grades for the nearly 3,000 hospitals and acute care centers nationwide. Click here for more on the methodology. Here's how hospitals in Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, and Essex counties were graded for safety by the Leapfrog Group this year: A: Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Hackensack Meridian Hackensac…
Tornado Possible, Flood Watch Issued Across 18 NJ Counties As Thunderstorms Loom Tornado Possible, Flood Watch Issued Across 18 NJ Counties As Thunderstorms Loom
Tornado Possible, Flood Watch Issued Across 18 NJ Counties As Thunderstorms Loom A flood watch is in effect across 18 of New Jersey's counties as thunderstorms with the possibility of a tornado moves in, the National Weather Service said. The flood watch is in effect until Wednesday evening, Sept. 13, in the following counties, according to the NWS: Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. The NWS said there is a "marginal risk" of an isolated tornado and damaging winds, however, no tornado watch or warning was issued. A flood watch is in effec…
'Hearts Are Broken': IDs Of Newark Firefighters Killed In Line Of Duty Released 'Hearts Are Broken': IDs Of Newark Firefighters Killed In Line Of Duty Released
'Hearts Are Broken': IDs Of Newark Firefighters Killed In Line Of Duty Released Augusto Acabou and Wayne Brooks, Jr. will be remembered as heroes. Newark firefighters Augusto "Augie" Acabou, 45, and Wayne Brooks, 49, died battling a massive ship fire at Port Newark on Wednesday, July 5, city officials announced in a Thursday morning, July 6 press conference. They were working out of Engine 16, Newark Fire Chief Rufus Jackson said. "This is a sad day for all of us in Newark," Mayor Ras Baraka said. "Our hearts are broken by the tragedy we experienced last night." At 9:25 p.m. Newark firefighters responded to Corbin Street and Marsh Street on a call of numerous vehic…
What Does Guilty Plea By Manager Of NJ Bus Company That Endangered Children Mean For Owner? What Does Guilty Plea By Manager Of NJ Bus Company That Endangered Children Mean For Owner?
What Does Guilty Plea By Manager Of NJ Bus Company That Endangered Children Mean For Owner? UPDATE: The prosecution of two Paterson-based school bus companies accused of risking children's safety by hiring criminals as drivers, operating unsafe buses and other violations has notched its first conviction. Will there be another? Henry Rhodes, 59, admitted in state Superior Court in Newark last week that he lied to school districts about the safety of buses and the credentials of drivers at both companies, New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin said. The goal, authorities said, was to keep lucrative busing contracts in Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union counties no matter the …
Cardinal Tobin Imposter Busted On Instagram: Report Cardinal Tobin Imposter Busted On Instagram: Report
Cardinal Tobin Imposter Busted On Instagram: Report If you interacted with Cardinal Joseph Tobin on Instagram, no you didn't. Tobin only has one social media account, and it's Twitter, the Archdiocese of Newark said. An imposter of his was recently busted on Instagram, NJ Advance Media reports. It wasn't clear what type of content the imposter was posting. "Cardinal Tobin only uses a Twitter account, which is monitored daily. The Cardinal’s official, and only, Twitter account is @CardinalJWTobin," the archdiocese said.  "Any other communication allegedly from Cardinal Tobin on any other social media platform, such as a differing T…
Pain At The Pump: Gas Prices Spike To New Record High In New Jersey Pain At The Pump: Gas Prices Spike To New Record High In New Jersey
Pain At The Pump: Gas Prices Spike To New Record High In New Jersey Memorial Day travel and rising oil costs have caused the price of gas in New Jersey to rise to record levels with no relief in sight for motorists. On Wednesday, June 8, the cost of gas per gallon rose to an average of $5.03 statewide, the highest recorded price since AAA began tracking such figures, according to the organization. The price is up one cent overnight, 26 cents from a week ago, and 58 cents from a month ago as the demand for fuel has risen while tensions overseas have limited the available supply.  On June 8, 2021, motorists were paying an average of $3.06 per gallon in New …
6 Thieves Targeted Luxury Cars, Led Police Pursuits Across NJ: AG Charges In Indictment 6 Thieves Targeted Luxury Cars, Led Police Pursuits Across NJ: AG Charges In Indictment
6 Thieves Targeted Luxury Cars, Led Police Pursuits Across NJ: AG Charges In Indictment Six members of a luxury car theft ring that targeted dealerships and high-end cars worth hundreds of thousands of dollars are named in an indictment filed by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office.  The defendants from Newark, East Orange and Blackwood arrested in "Operation Dealer No Deal" targeted dealerships in Essex, Hudson, Bergen, and Union and took key fobs to steal the luxury vehicles off the lots, Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck today said. The defendants (listed below) were charged in connection with thefts of 22 vehicles valued at over $787,000 …
Winning Lottery Tickets Worth $10K Sold In Bergen, Hudson Counties Winning Lottery Tickets Worth $10K Sold In Bergen, Hudson Counties
Winning Lottery Tickets Worth $10K Sold In Bergen, Hudson Counties Winners! A pair of Mega Millions lottery tickets each worth $10,000 were sold in Bergen and Hudson counties. Tickets matching four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball for Tuesday’s drawing were sold at Circle P Food Store on Main Street in New Milford and Avenue A Deli on Avenue A in Bayonne, New Jersey Lottery officials said. The winning numbers were: 03, 12, 13, 19, and 52. The Gold Mega Ball was 01, and the Megaplier Multiplier was 03. Each of the lucky tick…
Brace For Isolated Twisters, Flash Flooding Across NJ, Forecasters Say Brace For Isolated Twisters, Flash Flooding Across NJ, Forecasters Say
Brace For Isolated Twisters, Flash Flooding Across NJ, Forecasters Say Up to three inches of rain, flash flooding and damaging winds were expected Thursday across New Jersey. A flash flood watch was in effect for Bergen, Essex, Hudson,  Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties Thursday morning into Friday. Severe thunderstorms with potential for isolated twisters were also possible, the National Weather Service says. The main threat was expected midday Thursday into the early overnight hours, the NWS says. Storms were, however, expected to move out quickly Friday.
Getaway Driver In 7-County North Jersey Holdup Spree Heads To Federal Prison Getaway Driver In 7-County North Jersey Holdup Spree Heads To Federal Prison
Getaway Driver In 7-County North Jersey Holdup Spree Heads To Federal Prison The wheelman in nearly two dozen gas station and convenience store armed robberies in North Jersey was sent to federal prison for at least nine years. Meshach Whagar, 31, of Newark must serve just about all of the 110-month sentence handed down in U.S. District Court in Newark on Wednesday because there’s no parole in the federal prison system. Whager admitted late last year that he drove the getaway car during the 20 predawn holdups in seven counties -- Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Middlesex, Morris and Union -- in November and December of 2017 (see list of locations below). The gunman…
Most Popular Brunch Spots In Hudson, Union, Essex Counties Most Popular Brunch Spots In Hudson, Union, Essex Counties
Most Popular Brunch Spots In Hudson, Union, Essex Counties Mother's Day will be here before you know it, have you booked brunch yet? Whether it's a Bloody Mary, a sizzling side of bacon or a tall stack of pancakes you're after, there are plenty of brunch spots in Hudson, Union and Essex counties to choose from. The spots you see on this list were top-rated on several user-generated review sites and featured in local publications. sam-am, Jersey City View this post on Instagram A post shared by sam a.m. (@sam_am_cafe) Anthony David's, Hoboken View this post on Instagram …
15 NJ Bars, Restaurants Cited For COVID-19 Restrictions 15 NJ Bars, Restaurants Cited For COVID-19 Restrictions
15 NJ Bars, Restaurants Cited For Covid-19 Restrictions Fifteen New Jersey bars and restaurants were cited for violating COVID-19 orders over the weekend. The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control inspected 104 establishments in Camden, Essex, and Hudson counties, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. It was not clear which establishments were cited, or what exactly they were cited for. "ABC will continue making these checks throughout the week," Murphy said. Murphy last week implemented a new set of orders, closing indoor dining at 10 p.m. On Monday, he announced the new limits on private indoor and outdoor gatherings: 10 people max inside and …
High Winds Knock Power To Thousands Of New Jersey Residents High Winds Knock Power To Thousands Of New Jersey Residents
High Winds Knock Power To Thousands Of New Jersey Residents High winds toppled trees and power lines across New Jersey, leaving tens of thousands of residents in the cold, authorities said. More than 25,000 electric customers were without power early Monday afternoon, according to the Garden State’s major utility companies. JCP&L reported the most outages as of 3:20 p.m. Those were in Morris (975), Ocean (1,250) and Sussex (1,083) as of 3:20 p.m. Winds of more than 30 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph helped plunge temperatures down into the 30s.  We’ve received reports of ~14,000 power outages across the state due to the strong winds💨 today.…
COVID-19: More Bergen, Hudson County Schools Close Due To Positive Cases COVID-19: More Bergen, Hudson County Schools Close Due To Positive Cases
Covid-19: More Bergen, Hudson County Schools Close Due To Positive Cases Three additional schools in Bergen and Hudson counties had closed due to COVID-19 cases as of Friday. Nearly 40 "groups" were under quarantine at Garfield Middle School where a pair of teachers tested positive, school principal and Mayor Richard Rigoglioso said. The school closed after one staff member was in school Oct. 9, and the other Oct. 14. Both likely contracted the virus outside of the school, Rigoglioso said. A student at Pascack Valley High School contracted the virus over the weekend, Superintendent Erik Gundersen said. The building was closed Friday, Oct. 16, as the studen…
NJ County Breakdown: 5,600 Residents Without Power 6 Days After Tropical Storm Isaias NJ County Breakdown: 5,600 Residents Without Power 6 Days After Tropical Storm Isaias
NJ County Breakdown: 5,600 Residents Without Power 6 Days After Tropical Storm Isaias Thousands of New Jersey residents were still without power Monday, six days after Tropical Storm Isaias hit the region. As of 10:30 a.m., there were nearly 5,600 residents in the dark, according to utility company outage maps. Sunday night, there were approximately 20,900 outages across New Jersey, according to Gov. Phil Murphy. Many residents who had power recently restored were waiting for internet service. Restoration times for those still without power were Monday and Tuesday nights. Here's a list of outages per county, according to outage maps from JCP&L, PSE&G, Rockland &…
Bergen, Hudson Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez Says She Has Coronavirus, Shares Symptoms Bergen, Hudson Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez Says She Has Coronavirus, Shares Symptoms
Bergen, Hudson Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez Says She Has Coronavirus, Shares Symptoms Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez says she tested positive for coronavirus. Jimenez (D-Bergen, Hudson) was tested at Holy Name Hospital on Sunday, and has since been in self-quarantine at home, she said in a statement. New Jersey had 18,696 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 267 deaths as of Tuesday. Jimenez's symptoms came on swiftly on Saturday, starting with a pounding headache and body aches. She contacted her doctor, got tested and results returned Tuesday were positive, she said. Her eighth grade daughter Gianna is showing no symptoms, the assemblywoman said. "Alth…
MORE SNOW? Wednesday's Commute Could Get Messy MORE SNOW? Wednesday's Commute Could Get Messy
More Snow? Wednesday's Commute Could Get Messy Don't be fooled by the higher temps Monday and Tuesday -- it's about to get colder and snowier in much of New Jersey. Monday will be warm and wet with conditions expected to change to rain and sleet Tuesday evening, before turning to snow sometime after midnight Tuesday, the National Weather Service said. Between one and three inches of snow are being forecast in a quick-hitting storm expected early Wednesday morning across Bergen, western Essex, Hudson, Passaic and western Union counties. Forecasters are anticipating a messy commute Wednesday morning. A hazardous weather outlook is issue…
Heat Advisory In Effect For Parts Of North Jersey Heat Advisory In Effect For Parts Of North Jersey
Heat Advisory In Effect For Parts Of North Jersey Brace yourself for another heat wave, New Jersey. The National Weather Services has issued a heat advisory for parts of Passaic, Hudson, Union and Bergen counties from noon Sunday to 8 p.m. Monday. Temperatures will be in the low 90s Sunday but with humidity at 75 percent will feel like the high 90s. Humidity will drop Monday but the temperatures are expected to climb. A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any length of time. Extreme heat c…
STORM WATCH: Gusty Winds, Localized Flooding Forecast In North Jersey STORM WATCH: Gusty Winds, Localized Flooding Forecast In North Jersey
Storm Watch: Gusty Winds, Localized Flooding Forecast In North Jersey The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch across North Jersey Friday and Saturday. A slow-moving system beginning Friday night could bring up to one inch of rain to parts of Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Union through Saturday afternoon, the NWS said. "The biggest threat remains gusty winds, and we can also add localized flooding in poor drainage areas," meteorologist Joe Cioffi said. A chance of showers is possible throughout the day Friday, with patchy fog before 3 p.m. Temps in the low- to mid- 70s.  A thunderstorm forecast Friday night could produce high winds and heavy…
Flash Flood Watch In Effect For North Jersey Flash Flood Watch In Effect For North Jersey
Flash Flood Watch In Effect For North Jersey The first post-Thanksgiving workweek will get off to a stormy start. The same storm that brought blizzard conditions to parts of the Midwest will sweep through the Northeast on Monday, bringing heavy rain, gusty winds and challenging conditions for motorists during the evening commute. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Hudson and Morris counties from noon Monday until 1 a.m. Tuesday. River basins in northeast New Jersey and the lower Hudson Valley are especially "vulnerable" to quick rises and flash flooding, the NWS said…
Closter Man Pleads In Sex Case Involving Ex-Councilman Who Killed Himself Closter Man Pleads In Sex Case Involving Ex-Councilman Who Killed Himself
Closter Man Pleads In Sex Case Involving Ex-Councilman Who Killed Himself A Closter man admitted in federal court Wednesday that he produced and sold bogus massage therapy training certificates for use by prostitutes – some of them to a former Westwood and Ridgewood councilman who later committed double suicide with his wife. Naresh Rane, 64, owned and operated Axiom Healthcare Academy on Knickerbocker Road, which purported to provide classes in massage therapy training. Rane “held himself out as a businessman who, for a fee that ranged from $1,000 to $2,600, could provide massage therapy training certificates to anyone who wished to obtain a massage license with…