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Statement from Governor Murphy on New Jersey Travel Advisory Guidance
“As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate throughout our nation, New Jersey will no longer utilize previously outlined metrics to inform its travel advisory. Given the increased risk of spreading COVID-19 for both residents who travel outside the state and for visitors into the state, New Jersey continues to strongly discourage all non-essential interstate travel at this time. Travelers and residents returning from any U.S. state or territory beyond the immediate region (New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware) should self-quarantine at their home, hotel, or other temporary lodging for the CDC recommended period, which is currently 14 days. The Department of Health will issue additional information in the coming days regarding travel precautions. Individuals should continue to abide by the state’s current guidance until a new policy is issued.”
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Keep to the right lane except to pass. Not only is it the LAW in New Jersey, but it helps keep traffic flowing smoothly so everyone can get to where they are going safely. ... See MoreSee Less

Keep to the right lane except to pass. Not only is it the LAW in New Jersey, but it helps keep traffic flowing smoothly so everyone can get to where they are going safely.

Biking without your helmet is like going to school without your backpack. Don’t be unprepared! Learn more about why helmets are important: vimeo.com/334373051 #BicyclistSafety #HelmetSafety #JerseyDrives ... See MoreSee Less

Biking without your helmet is like going to school without your backpack. Don’t be unprepared! Learn more about why helmets are important: https://vimeo.com/334373051 #BicyclistSafety #HelmetSafety #JerseyDrives

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Lowering Limits on Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings
TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 196, which lowers indoor and outdoor gathering limits. Effective Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00 a.m., the indoor gathering limit will decrease from 25 to 10 people. The outdoor gathering limit will decrease from 500 people to 150 people, effective Monday, November 23 at 6:00 a.m.
“As we have been saying for weeks, this will not be a normal a holiday season, and it’s incumbent on all of us to avoid the type of gatherings that have proven to be particularly dangerous places for COVID-19 to spread,” said Governor Murphy. “With the alarming numbers we are seeing right now, we have to take these steps today to preserve and protect public health and to slow the spread of this virus.”
Indoor Gatherings
The limit for weddings, funerals, memorial services and religious and political activities remain unchanged and will be limited to 25% of the capacity of the room in which the gathering takes place, up to a maximum of 150 individuals.
Indoor sporting competitions and practices will be permitted to exceed the 10 person limit only for individuals necessary for the practice or competition, such as players, coaches, and referees, but may not exceed 150 individuals. For most indoor sports, this will mean that there can be no spectators.
Legislative and judicial proceedings are not subject to the indoor gatherings limits.
Outdoor Gatherings
Weddings, funerals, memorial services, and religious and political activities are not subject to the outdoor gatherings limit. All other types of gatherings, such as a high school football game or an outdoor concert, will be limited to 150 individuals. Athletes, coaches, referees and other individuals necessary for a professional or collegiate sports competition are not counted towards the 150 person limit.
Outdoor gatherings continue to be subject to strict social distancing restrictions, including the requirement to wear masks whenever it is not possible to social distance.
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In New Jersey, you MUST keep right, except to pass. It’s the law!

STORM WATCH: O&R READY TO RESPOND IF STRONG WINDS DAMAGE SERVICE

PEARL RIVER, NY, Nov. 13, 2020 Noon --- Orange & Rockland (O&R) today declared a storm watch and ramped up its emergency response team for deployment Sunday to make repairs and restore electric service as needed.

Strong gusty winds, some possibly reaching 50 mph, are expected to roar through the region beginning late Sunday afternoon and continuing through the night into Monday.

Company and contractor overhead line crews and tree removal experts are being activated for storm duty as are damage assessment, site safety, customer service operations and the wide array of O&R teams that support those functions. O&R has obtained 75 mutual aid overhead line technicians from Connecticut and New York. They will supplement O&R’s field workforce by about 65 percent.

Strong winds may knock trees and branches onto power lines, causing customers to lose service. Of particular concern in this storm are trees where their canopies’ leaves remain on. That provides extra strain for branches and trunks in high winds. The rain-saturated ground also provides less stable footing for the roots that anchor trees.

A low-pressure system Sunday will bring a strong cold front through the area during the evening hours, along with rain showers and strong gusty winds. Sustained winds during the day Sunday are expected to be 10-25 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph. Highest wind gust potential appears now to be between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Winds will diminish slightly, remaining gusty overnight and into the morning hours of Monday as cooler air pours into the area. Sustained winds Monday are expected to be 10-25 mph with strong gusts as high as 40 mph. Winds will begin to subside under partly cloudy skies later Monday morning as the low-pressure system pulls away from the area.

The following video describes the typical storm repair and power restoration process: youtu.be/JeGU8ID4_m0
How to report an outage
If you experience a power outage, don’t assume that O&R automatically knows about it. You can report it and check to see when your lights will be back on through:

• At www.oru.com/ReportOutage from any computer or web-based mobile device.
• O&R mobile app from your iPhone, iPad or Android device --- download via Apple Store or Google Play.
• Text messaging by texting “OUT” to 69678 (myORU) or
• Call 1-877-434-4100.

Be Safe
O&R urges its customers to stay clear of downed electric wires. Don’t go near any downed wire. Assume it is energized and dangerous. Call O&R immediately toll-free at 1-877-434-4100. If the situation requires urgent action, call your local police to divert traffic until an O&R crew arrives.

Important Safety Tips
• Maintain a distance of at least 50 feet from downed wires and anything they are in contact with including puddles of water and fences. Supervise your children so that they are not in the vicinity and keep pets on a leash or otherwise secure.

• If a fallen wire is draped over a car, do not approach the car and make rescue attempts. Remain a safe distance away and try to keep the occupant of the vehicle calm. If possible, emergency personnel should handle the situation.

• Pole-top transformers – those small grey-colored metal drums attached to the wires at the tops of most utility poles – also should be avoided when they have been knocked to the ground.

As an added safety precaution, O&R personnel have been instructed to practice social distancing with each other and members of the public when responding to emergency calls to keep everyone safe from the coronavirus. O&R asks members of the public to maintain appropriate social distancing when they encounter O&R employees working in the field, to provide for mutual safety.

To help its customers prepare to weather a storm, O&R offers these tips:

• Portable generators pose a serious hazard if used improperly. They should be used and installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions. A wrong connection could feed electricity back through the lines and endanger our repair crews. Never plug a generator into a wall unit, use it indoors or set it up outdoors near open home windows or air-handling vents.

• Have emergency equipment within reach --- portable radio, flashlights, spare batteries, first aid kit, cell phone and important medications. Keep O&R’s toll-free number 1-877-434-4100 near the phone to report power outages.

• Remember: if the base station of your cordless phone plugs into the wall, your phone will be unusable during a power outage.

Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R), a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies, is a regulated utility. O&R provides electric service to approximately 300,000 customers in southeastern New York State (where its franchise name is Orange & Rockland) and northern New Jersey (where it’s Rockland Electric Company) and natural gas service to approximately 130,000 customers in New York.
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*** Traffic Alert 11-13-20 ***

Hillside Ave will be closed for utility work between 0730 and 1pm today. Please follow all posted detours and directions of all traffic control personnel.
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*** Traffic Alert 11-13-20 ***

Hillside Ave will be closed for utility work between 0730 and 1pm today. Please follow all posted detours and directions of all traffic control personnel.

Governor Murphy Announces New COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 194, which includes new COVID-19 mitigation measures. The measures include restrictions on seating and hours for restaurants, bars, clubs, and lounges, and prohibition of interstate indoor K-12 and youth sports.
“As cases of COVID-19 increase across the country and in our state, we must take all measures necessary to stop the spread,” said Governor Murphy. “In the interest of public health, we are requiring modifications in operations for businesses that serve food and drinks, and temporarily prohibiting interstate games and tournaments for indoor K-12 sports. We must come together as a state to once again beat back this deadly virus and to save lives.”
The measures being announced today include:
Restrictions on Hours for Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Lounges, and Casinos –
1. Restaurants, bars, clubs, lounges, and other businesses that serve food or drinks will not be able to operate their indoor premises between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Outdoor dining can continue after 10:00 p.m., as can takeout and delivery services.
2. Casinos will not be able to serve food or drinks between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., with the exception of room service delivered to guest rooms and takeout. Other casino operations would be unaffected.
Restrictions on Bar Seating, Increased Flexibility for Restaurants –
1. Seating at the physical bar in the indoor areas of bars and restaurants will be prohibited during all operating hours.
2. Due to the impact this may have on restaurants with small seating areas, restaurants will be allowed to have groups at tables indoors that are closer than six feet together, if they are separated by barriers that comply with guidance from the Department of Health.
3. Restaurants will be allowed to set up plastic domes outdoors, limited to one group each, as additional outdoor dining space.
Restrictions on Interstate Indoor Sports Competitions –
1. All interstate games and tournaments involving indoor sports, up to and including the high school level, will be prohibited.
2. Collegiate and professional sports will be unaffected.
The measures will take effect on Thursday, November 12th, at 5:00 a.m.
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Thank you to all who have served and all who are presently serving in the armed forces including some of our Police Officers. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to all who have served and all who are presently serving in the armed forces including some of our Police Officers.

Drowsy driving is just as dangerous as impaired driving. Like alcohol, sleepiness slows reaction time, decreases awareness, and increases your risk of crashing. Get more information: www.thensf.org/tips-for-staying-alert-and-preventing-drowsy-driving/ #JerseyDrives ... See MoreSee Less

Drowsy driving is just as dangerous as impaired driving. Like alcohol, sleepiness slows reaction time, decreases awareness, and increases your risk of crashing. Get more information: https://www.thensf.org/tips-for-staying-alert-and-preventing-drowsy-driving/ #JerseyDrives

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Yesterday, the Upper Saddle River Police received a report of a “Diversion Burglary” that occurred at approximately 1:30 PM. An unknown male rang the doorbell of a residence belonging to an elderly female. The suspect purported to be an employee of a “water company” and asked the resident to escort him to the basement for unknown repairs. The suspect wore a fraudulent identification around his neck. The resident ultimately was convinced to escort the suspect to the main bathroom where he distracted her by inspecting the bathtub. At this point, a second suspect entered the home and stole numerous items from the master bedroom. Total proceeds are believed to be over $50,000.00.

A “Diversion Burglary” is a known tactic commonly used against senior citizens. The suspects will pose as utility workers (i.e. water department, gas and electric, surveyors, etc.), and distract the victim by most often luring them into a basement or outside the home. Then a second suspect will enter the home and commit the theft. This crime takes no longer than five to ten minutes. Hours will often pass before the resident realizes a crime was committed.

If you observe any suspicious activity or if your residence is approached by someone claiming to be an employee of any utility or construction company, call the Upper Saddle River Police immediately.
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1. Don't let anyone in..verify with police. 2. Time for a nice, healthy, large mean looking dog..shelters are full of them

Any description??

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Do you recognize me?! I escaped my owners and the Police found me on Fawn Hill Rd!! Please have my owners call the Police @ 201-327-2700 so I can get home.
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Do you recognize me?! I escaped my owners and the Police found me on Fawn Hill Rd!! Please have my owners call the Police @ 201-327-2700 so I can get home.

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What a sweetie- hope you get home fast. Great job by our police again!

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Deer Safety: Tips for Avoiding a Collision

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), large animal-vehicle collisions resulted in an average of 187 fatalities in recent years.So, what can you do to stay safe during deer season?

Deer Statistics
•Dawn and dusk are the times you are most likely to encounter deer along the roadside.
•Deer breeding season runs from October through early January, and during this time they are highly active and on the move. This is when deer-vehicle collisions are at their peak.
•Though deer may wander into suburban neighborhoods, they are most frequently found on the outskirts of town and in heavily wooded areas.
•As pack animals, deer almost never travel alone. If you see one deer, you can bet that there are others nearby.

Preventive Techniques
•The two most important ways to avoid a deer-vehicle collision are: slow down and SLOW DOWN. If you are driving through an area known for high deer populations, slow down and observe the speed limit. The more conservative you are with your speed, the more time you will have to brake if an animal darts into your path.
•Always wear a seatbelt. The most severe injuries in deer-vehicle collisions usually result from failure to use a seatbelt. •Watch for the shine of eyes along the roadside and immediately begin to slow.
•Use your high beams whenever the road is free of oncoming traffic. This will increase your visibility and give you more time to react.
•Deer can become mesmerized by steady, bright lights so if you see one frozen on the road, slow down and flash your lights. Some experts recommend one long blast of the horn to scare them out of the road, as well.
•Pay close attention to caution signs indicating deer or other large animals. These signs are specifically placed in high-traffic areas where road crossings are frequent.
•If you're on a multi-lane road, drive in the center lane to give as much space to grazing deer as possible. Encountering a Deer
•Never swerve to avoid a deer in the road. Swerving can confuse the deer on where to run. Swerving can also cause a head-on collision with oncoming vehicles, take you off the roadway into a tree or a ditch, and greatly increase the chances of serious injuries.
•Deer are unpredictable creatures, and one that is calmly standing by the side of the road may suddenly leap into the roadway without warning. Slowing down when you spot a deer is the best way to avoid a collision. However, if one does move into your path, maintain control and do your best to brake and give the deer time to get out of your way. •Don't rely on hood whistles or other devices designed to scare off deer. These have not been proven to work.
•If you do collide with a deer (or large animal), call the local police. Never touch an animal that is in the roadway.

Keeping calm and driving smart improve your chances of avoiding a collision and staying safe on the road. Safe travels!
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Deer Safety: Tips for Avoiding a Collision

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), large animal-vehicle collisions resulted in an average of 187 fatalities in recent years.So, what can you do to stay safe during deer season?

Deer Statistics
•Dawn and dusk are the times you are most likely to encounter deer along the roadside.
•Deer breeding season runs from October through early January, and during this time they are highly active and on the move. This is when deer-vehicle collisions are at their peak.
•Though deer may wander into suburban neighborhoods, they are most frequently found on the outskirts of town and in heavily wooded areas.
•As pack animals, deer almost never travel alone. If you see one deer, you can bet that there are others nearby.

Preventive Techniques
•The two most important ways to avoid a deer-vehicle collision are: slow down and SLOW DOWN. If you are driving through an area known for high deer populations, slow down and observe the speed limit. The more conservative you are with your speed, the more time you will have to brake if an animal darts into your path.
•Always wear a seatbelt. The most severe injuries in deer-vehicle collisions usually result from failure to use a seatbelt. •Watch for the shine of eyes along the roadside and immediately begin to slow.
•Use your high beams whenever the road is free of oncoming traffic. This will increase your visibility and give you more time to react.
•Deer can become mesmerized by steady, bright lights so if you see one frozen on the road, slow down and flash your lights. Some experts recommend one long blast of the horn to scare them out of the road, as well.
•Pay close attention to caution signs indicating deer or other large animals. These signs are specifically placed in high-traffic areas where road crossings are frequent.
•If youre on a multi-lane road, drive in the center lane to give as much space to grazing deer as possible. Encountering a Deer
•Never swerve to avoid a deer in the road. Swerving can confuse the deer on where to run. Swerving can also cause a head-on collision with oncoming vehicles, take you off the roadway into a tree or a ditch, and greatly increase the chances of serious injuries.
•Deer are unpredictable creatures, and one that is calmly standing by the side of the road may suddenly leap into the roadway without warning. Slowing down when you spot a deer is the best way to avoid a collision. However, if one does move into your path, maintain control and do your best to brake and give the deer time to get out of your way. •Dont rely on hood whistles or other devices designed to scare off deer. These have not been proven to work.
•If you do collide with a deer (or large animal), call the local police. Never touch an animal that is in the roadway.

Keeping calm and driving smart improve your chances of avoiding a collision and staying safe on the road. Safe travels!

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Very interesting article. I know for a fact there are a slew of brand new drivers able to get their permits to drive this year. I can name many of them by their first names. I would love to see them read this article ❤️🙏

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Elect to be a safe walker and driver: https://vimeo.com/334372499 #ElectionDay #JerseyDrives #PedestrianSafety

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We're excited to announce that Upper Saddle River Police will be participating in No Shave November!

That means that throughout November you may see our officers in town growing beards and mustaches. While some beards may become more burly than others, it's all for a great cause!

Each officer participating will be making a donation to retired Lieutenant Don Boman of the Montvale Police Department. Don has been diagnosed with Glioblastoma, a rapid growing malignant brain tumor.

If you'd like to make a donation (with no obligation to grow a beard or mustache) you can go directly to the Go Fund Me site below:
gf.me/u/y29sj6
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Were excited to announce that Upper Saddle River Police will be participating in No Shave November!

That means that throughout November you may see our officers in town growing beards and mustaches.  While some beards may become more burly than others, its all for a great cause!

Each officer participating will be making a donation to retired Lieutenant Don Boman of the Montvale Police Department.  Don has been diagnosed with Glioblastoma, a rapid growing malignant brain tumor.

If youd like to make a donation (with no obligation to grow a beard or mustache) you can go directly to the Go Fund Me site below:
https://gf.me/u/y29sj6

*** Traffic Alert ***
W Saddle River Rd south will be closed between Lake St & Old Chimney Road from 3pm to 10pm for emergency utility work. Please follow all posted detours and directions of all traffic control personnel. Please avoid the intersection and expect heavy delays.
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*** Traffic Alert ***
W Saddle River Rd south will be closed between Lake St & Old Chimney Road from 3pm to 10pm for emergency utility work. Please follow all posted detours and directions of all traffic control personnel. Please avoid the intersection and expect heavy delays.

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Wish I saw this last evening! LOL Had to turn around and take E. Saddle River Road. 🙂

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Please use caution in the area of Lake Street & West Saddle River Rd. There is emergency utility work being conducted. Please follow all posted signage and directions of all traffic control personnel.
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Please use caution in the area of Lake Street & West Saddle River Rd. There is emergency utility work being conducted. Please follow all posted signage and directions of all traffic control personnel.

Be safe and be seen this Halloween! For more safety information, check out these tips from @ezride.org: youtu.be/f3RDivvsKqI
#happyhalloween #trickortreatingsafety #pedestriansafety #JerseyDrives
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Be safe and be seen this Halloween! For more safety information, check out these tips from @ezride.org: https://youtu.be/f3RDivvsKqI
 #HappyHalloween #TrickOrTreatingSafety #PedestrianSafety #JerseyDrives

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The ONLY way to keep the numbers rising is to test!

***Owner Located*** Do you recognize me?! I have escaped from my owners! I was located in the area of Ramapo Lane. If you know where I belong please contact USRPD @ 201-327-2700. ... See MoreSee Less

***Owner Located***  Do you recognize me?! I have escaped from my owners! I was located in the area of Ramapo Lane. If you know where I belong please contact USRPD @ 201-327-2700.

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Not sure if it’s the same one but I know there a similar Doberman at 8 Brook

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We cannot believe it was one year ago that we said goodbye...... Remembering our friend and colleague Robert J. Hyman Jr. ... See MoreSee Less

We cannot believe it was one year ago that we said goodbye...... Remembering our friend and colleague Robert J. Hyman Jr.Image attachment

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Thank you all for remembering my brother Bobby. He loved his job and all his colleagues. You were his “family” as well and I know he is watching over us all ❤️

Sending hugs and prayers to Dot spencer tanner Tammy and family I know this is a very hard day but hold on to those memories as he was loved by many thank you to usr police dept and fire dept for all that you have done for his children

Thanks to the police and fire depts for all they did for my son and his family he loved working with u all and was so proud of it I know he is missed by so many especially me who gave birth to him Bobby, Tammy, and my grandkids Spencer,Carly,Ashlee and Tanner are what makes me a proud MOM AND GRANDMA

Thank you all for all you have done for us this past year. Bob admired and respected all of you😊

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New Jersey is celebrating 10 years of keeping new drivers safer with the addition of the red decal and other regulations added to the GDL probational license. Learn more at: youtu.be/Tb2EV1l0reM #sticktoit #JerseyDrives #TeenDriverSafetyWeek ... See MoreSee Less

New Jersey is celebrating 10 years of keeping new drivers safer with the addition of the red decal and other regulations added to the GDL probational license. Learn more at: https://youtu.be/Tb2EV1l0reM #StickToIt #JerseyDrives #TeenDriverSafetyWeek

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On October 9th members of the Upper Saddle River Police Department along with the Bergen County Sheriff's Department participated in the 2020 Torch Run to raise money for the New Jersey Special Olympics. We missed running with our students and hope to have them join us again next year! ... See MoreSee Less

On October 9th members of the Upper Saddle River Police Department along with the Bergen County Sheriffs Department participated in the 2020 Torch Run to raise money for the New Jersey Special Olympics.  We missed running with our students and hope to have them join us again next year!Image attachmentImage attachment

The USRPD received the below thank you letter from a resident

Chief Rotella,

I am writing to you to share my sincere gratitude for Patrolman Anthony Pulizzano and inform you of a recent experience that occurred on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020.

That day at approximately 12:30 PM, my father was complaining of mild heartburn. Within 30 minutes, the minor heartburn turned into more apparent symptoms of a heart attack. Upon realization of the symptoms, I got my father into the car and began rushing to Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. While on my way, I spotted Patrolman Pulizzano's cruiser on East Saddle River Road. I flagged him down and pleaded to him to escort me to Valley Hospital after briefly explaining the situation. I could tell by the change in his facial expressions that he was legitimately concerned and wanted to do all that he could to help. He informed me that he was not in uniform, so he was unable to provide an escort, but that I should continue making my way to the hospital and he would attempt to contact an alternative town to provide an escort. I followed his instruction and continued to drive to the hospital, all while Patrolman Pulizzano followed closely to ensure my safety.

I was not aware of this at the time, but while he was following me, he had begun communications to PD HQ to request permission for an escort. As soon as he received permission, he turned on his lights and got in front of my vehicle. He escorted me all the way to the emergency room at Valley Hospital, effectively saving what I estimate to be at least 5-8 minutes from the total commute. Upon arrival, emergency room healthcare workers immediately recognized the severity of the situation and confirmed that my father was in fact having a heart attack. They took my father in and began life-saving measures that resulted in an emergency procedure, and thank god, a healthy recovery. My father is now home, as of yesterday, and has already recovered significantly.

I was not immediately permitted to enter as they took my father in to the ER due to concerns associated with the Covid pandemic. Patrolman Pulizzano waited for my father to be admitted, and made sure to speak to me to express his concern, well wishes for my family, and explain why he could not begin the escort immediately. I truly could tell that he legitimately cared for my family.

As I'm sure you are well aware, every single second matters in a dire health situation like this. Every minute that passes could mean life or death. I knew that time mattered as well, and the thought of not getting to the hospital in time during the drive there was absolutely nauseating to me. Patrolman Pulizzano acted quickly, professionally, effectively, and most importantly, with sincere concern for the health & safety of my family. I can't even imagine and I cringe to think about what could have happened if any more time went by without getting my father to the hospital. My entire family is unbelievably grateful for Patrolman Pullizano's actions & courtesy.

To Patrolman Pullizano:

From the bottom of my heart, thank you for your kindness, courtesy, professionalism, calming demeanor, and sense of urgency. You are and always will be a hero in my books. I don't know what I can do to repay you for your heroism but I hope that this message will make you at the very least proud of what you do. Thank you for your service.
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Thank you to all of the caring police in our state that truly care...I had wonderful experiences while my husband was ill with our great Saddle River Police Dept and are forever grateful with my heart and soul....

This brought tears to my eyes too! We are indeed so fortunate. Amazing, Anthony Pullizano! 💙💙Thanks for all of you protecting us 💙💙💙and for sharing this awesome story. Healing prayers for this gentleman 🙏

Aww it is so hard to find people like that and I am so glad my cousin is that for you and people. Thank you so much for your kindness, its people like him that show that the world still has some positivity in it💋💋

We have the most amazing PD, with dedicated professionals who go above and beyond everyday! We are so blessed! What a beautiful way to express your thanks and appreciation and I hope your father is feeling better.

Thank you to our amazing police officers!! We are very fortunate to have you!!

💗 we are so fortunate to have an extraordinary police department in USR. Wishing this gentleman a speedy recovery.

Great job Anthony and for real thank you for your service!

Awesome :)) We have the best of the best and God Bless your dad

A great way to say thank you and a speedy recovery to your Dad. Love the men and women in BLUE! Great town! Thx Anthony! 🤓🙏❤️👏👌👍🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

Thank you for all police officers you are truly Heroes ! 🙌🏻🙏🏻❤️👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

God bless Anthony!!!!🙏

Wonderful people in the world. Thank you.

It’s an honor to know you, Anthony! Thank you for all you do!

God bless u Anthony and all the men and women in blue

Awesome job Officer Pulizzano!

Frightening situation with an awesome ending with Officer Pullizannos quick thinking and wonderful assistance . God bless all of our men and women in blue here in our town and all over the USA 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

Outstanding work!! USR PD always going above and beyond!!

Agree with you Danny . The USR police are wonderful and this is a great town !

Office Pullizannos god bless you. True hero!

We truly have the best police department! 💙

Outstanding job by our USR Police Dept! We are GRATEFUL!

We have the most amazing people serving on our PD! Just love these heartwarming stories.

This is so nice!!!! My 92 year old dad had a heart attack Christmas Eve day 2019... And it was so stressful..my 89 year old mom was frightened..my son deployed to the Middle East...no one around except my daughter and I... thank God 🙏 for my coworkers and friends who helped..so stressful. This is a great story

What an incredible story!!! We really do have the best of the best in this town! 💙💙💙

Amazing! Tears in my eyes.

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*** Traffic Alert ***
Expect delays Lake Street East Bound from Route 17 due to the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run.
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*** Traffic Alert ***
Expect delays Lake Street East Bound from Route 17 due to the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run.

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