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It’s important for pedestrians to look both ways, but it’s equally important to wait for the WALK signal when crossing a roadway. #PedestrianSafety #JerseyDrives #WaitForTheWalk ... See MoreSee Less

It’s important for pedestrians to look both ways, but it’s equally important to wait for the WALK signal when crossing a roadway. #PedestrianSafety #JerseyDrives #WaitForTheWalk

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And in a place with no sidewalk, pedestrians should walk facing the traffic (especially when wearing earbuds/headphones)!

Use caution in the area of Lake Street and the Library there will be on going tree work until approximately 12pm. Please follow directions of all traffic control personnel. ... See MoreSee Less

Use caution in the area of Lake Street and the Library there will be on going tree work until approximately 12pm. Please follow directions of all traffic control personnel.

Show that you care this Valentine’s Day, watch your speed in school zones. #JerseyDrives #PedestrianSafety #SchoolZoneSafety ... See MoreSee Less

Show that you care this Valentine’s Day, watch your speed in school zones. #JerseyDrives #PedestrianSafety #SchoolZoneSafety

We would like to thank everyone who came out and supported us for Climb with a Cop for Special Olympics NJ!!! This was a great event and along with the help of our partners from Bergen County Sheriffs Department, we were able to raise over $21,000 for Special Olympics NJ!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Be advised the power is out in the area of Orchard Dr. Orange and Rockland is currently on scene and are working to fix the problem. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Police Department has stickers for residents to affix to windows and doors to alert First Responders that pets are inside, in case of emergency or fire. Thank You to Caroline Clifford for supplying these stickers and for her K9 oxygen mask presentation at last nights Mayor & Council meeting for her Girl Scout Gold Award Project. ... See MoreSee Less

The Police Department has stickers for residents to affix to windows and doors to alert First Responders that pets are inside, in case of emergency or fire. Thank You to Caroline Clifford for supplying these stickers and for her K9 oxygen mask presentation at last nights Mayor & Council meeting for her Girl Scout Gold Award Project.

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Thanks so much for making these available to USR residents

Have mine in the window already thanks to Caroline!!!

*** Owner Located ***

Do you recognize me?! I have escaped from my owners. If you know my owners, please have them contact USRPD @ 201-327-2700 to come get me!
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*** Owner Located ***

Do you recognize me?! I have escaped from my owners. If you know my owners, please have them contact USRPD @ 201-327-2700 to come get me!Image attachment

Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off of the road for 5 seconds. In that time, it’s like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed. #JustDrive #DistractedDriving ... See MoreSee Less

Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off of the road for 5 seconds. In that time, it’s like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed. #JustDrive #DistractedDriving

The Upper Saddle River Police want to thank our 2nd grade friend at Reynolds for representing us in his presentation of the police and community working together to make a difference ! ... See MoreSee Less

The Upper Saddle River Police want to thank our 2nd grade friend at Reynolds for representing us in his presentation of the police and community working together to make a difference !

09:42 Roadway reopened.

*** Traffic Alert ***

Route 17 South is down to one lane in Saddle River due to a large pot hole.
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09:42  Roadway reopened. 

*** Traffic Alert ***

Route 17 South is down to one lane in Saddle River due to a large pot hole.

Make the greatest play of the night by designating a sober driver. Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk. #DontDriveDrunk #SuperBowlDriveSafe #SuperBowlWalkSafe #NHTSA #JerseyDrives ... See MoreSee Less

Make the greatest play of the night by designating a sober driver. Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk. #DontDriveDrunk #SuperBowlDriveSafe #SuperBowlWalkSafe #NHTSA #JerseyDrives

P.O. Anthony Pulizzano and Principal Dave Kaplan hosted the D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony today at Bogert Elementary School. Congratulations to the fifth grade class on this important accomplishment. ... See MoreSee Less

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***UPDATE*** Route 17 North and South is now open. ... See MoreSee Less

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EXCLUSIVE: A crash that stretched utility wires across Route 17 Sunday morning occurred when a 58-year-old Paterson driver suffered a medical episode, authorities told Daily Voice. dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/northernhighlands/police-fire/minivan-crash-topples-wires-closes-route-...

***Traffic Alert*** Route 17 North and South are closed due to a motor vehicle crash with wires across the highway. Please plan an alternate route. ... See MoreSee Less

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The incident is in Upper Saddle River. Roadway is still closed. Utility companies are working to get the roadway reopened.

***UPDATE*** Route 17 North and South is now open.

Is north open yet?

RamseyNJ: Update- Rt. 17 remains closed both directions Allendale Rd.to Lake St. No ETA for re-open. Expect local Rd. delays and traffic.

Where...Ramsey, USR, Allendale, Mahwah, Waldwick, Paramus, Ridgewood?

EXCLUSIVE: A crash that stretched utility wires across Route 17 Sunday morning occurred when a 58-year-old Paterson driver suffered a medical episode, authorities told Daily Voice. dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/northernhighlands/police-fire/minivan-crash-topples-wires-closes-route-...

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Traffic Alert: Lake St westbound is now open, but down to one lane.Traffic Alert: Lake St Westbound is closed from Carlough Rd to E Crescent Ave for road improvement work. ... See MoreSee Less

Traffic Alert: Lake St westbound is now open, but down to one lane.

Traffic Alert: Lake St Westbound is closed from Carlough Rd to E Crescent Ave for road improvement work. ... See MoreSee Less

Traffic Alert: Lake St Westbound is closed from Carlough Rd to E Crescent Ave for road improvement work.

Put your phone down when driving, walking or cycling. #WinterSafety #JerseyDrives ... See MoreSee Less

Put your phone down when driving, walking or cycling. #WinterSafety #JerseyDrives

Traffic Alert from USRPD: On Thursday January 9th 2020 between 9am and 3pm, Lake St between Shadow Rd & Mountainview Rd will be closed westbound for road improvement work. Please follow all posted detours and directions of traffic control personnel. Contact USRPD if you need any more information. ... See MoreSee Less

Traffic Alert from USRPD: On Thursday January 9th 2020 between 9am and 3pm, Lake St between Shadow Rd & Mountainview Rd will be closed westbound for road improvement work. Please follow all posted detours and directions of traffic control personnel. Contact USRPD if you need any more information.

O&R cautions: If you get a call demanding payment within an hour – it’s a scam

Pearl River, NY -- Jan. 4, 2020 – O&R cautions customers to beware of an increase of scam calls today. The scammer is making an O&R phone number show up on the customer’s caller ID screen and instructing the customer to pay their bill or their service will be shut off within the hour. Don’t fall for it:
• O&R does not call customers and demand immediate payment.
• To disconnect service, O&R goes through a multi-step process that’s regulated by the NYS Public Service Commission and NJ Board of Public Utilities. This includes sending written communications over a period of time.
• O&R does not accept payment by pre-paid debit cards, by MoneyGram or any similar transfers.
• Never arrange payment or divulge account or personal information, including debit or credit card information, over the phone.
• If someone comes to your home or business claiming to be from O&R, ask for identification. If you are still unsure, call 1-877-434-4100 or the police.

Here are some other methods scammers use:
• The scammer calls and says the customer’s bill is delinquent and instructs the customer to buy a pre-paid card and load money onto it to pay the bill. Once the customer puts money on the pre-paid card and provides the scammer with the card number, the scammer steals the money. The customer, of course, does not get a gift card and is still responsible for the bill.
• The scammer calls a business or residential customer and says a glitch in O&R’s computer systems prevented the customer’s payments for the last several months from being recorded. These scammers then ask the customer to buy a pre-paid card.
• Someone calls and says the customer owes O&R a deposit for a smart meter. The caller tells the customer to make an immediate payment by Bitcoin. This scam usually targets businesses. O&R does not require deposits for the smart meters it is installing at homes and businesses across its service area. The company does not accept payment by Bitcoin.
• Thieves have been known to get into mailboxes to pull out envelopes and open those that may contain payments. O&R advises customers who pay their bills by mail not to place their payments in a mailbox until close to pick-up time.
• Some scammers leave messages for customers urging them to call back. When the customer calls back, they hear a recorded message identical to the one O&R uses.
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NJOHSP and its New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) invite public, private, and home-schooled students in grades K-12 to participate in New Jersey’s sixth annual Cybersecurity Awareness Poster Contest. This contest, sponsored by the NJCCIC in partnership with the Multi-State Information and Sharing Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), encourages youth throughout the State to use the Internet safely and securely. By understanding Internet safety best practices, children can make better decisions when it comes to posting photos, videos, and personal information online. Winning posters from New Jersey—one from each grade—will be submitted to the MS-ISAC for entry into the National Cybersecurity Awareness Poster Contest. The winning national posters will be displayed in the 2021 National Stay Safe Online Calendar and may also be used in campaigns to raise awareness among children on Internet and computer safety.
The deadline to submit poster entry forms and artwork is midnight on January 10. Visit the NJCCIC’s website (t.e2ma.net/click/oxfi6c/8wgm8od/0mbh6n) for official rules, an entry form, and poster topics and technical specifications.
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NJOHSP and its New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) invite public, private, and home-schooled students in grades K-12 to participate in New Jersey’s sixth annual Cybersecurity Awareness Poster Contest. This contest, sponsored by the NJCCIC in partnership with the Multi-State Information and Sharing Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), encourages youth throughout the State to use the Internet safely and securely. By understanding Internet safety best practices, children can make better decisions when it comes to posting photos, videos, and personal information online. Winning posters from New Jersey—one from each grade—will be submitted to the MS-ISAC for entry into the National Cybersecurity Awareness Poster Contest. The winning national posters will be displayed in the 2021 National Stay Safe Online Calendar and may also be used in campaigns to raise awareness among children on Internet and computer safety.
The deadline to submit poster entry forms and artwork is midnight on January 10. Visit the NJCCIC’s website (https://t.e2ma.net/click/oxfi6c/8wgm8od/0mbh6n) for official rules, an entry form, and poster topics and technical specifications.

The Upper Saddle River Police Department would like to congratulate the following officers and dispatchers:
Patrolman Gurney - Officer of the Year Award
Patrolman Lupinacci - Marksmanship Award
Patrolman McWilliams - Physical Fitness Award
Sgt. Lynch and Patrolman Gallo - Meritorious Service Award
Dispatcher Pink and Dispatcher Schreck - Unit Citation
Patrolman Erstling on his appointment as an Upper Saddle River Police Officer
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Congratulations 🙏🏻 Please stay safe as you keep us safe! 🙏🏻 Blessings to each one of you and your Families 🙏🏻😘💕

Proud to have such fine individuals in our community. Congrats to all.

Congratulations and thanks for keeping us safe!

Congrats to all especially my long time friend Bill Lynch!

Congratulations to our “finest!”

Congratulations and Thank you for your service

Congrats 🎊🎉🎈🍾... great group of men and women

Congratulations to all and may God be with all of you!

Congratulations! Thank you for all your hard work!

Congratulations! We appreciate all you do.

Congratulations!!🎊🎉 Be safe out there!!

CONGRATS TO ALL!

Congratulations and thank you for all you do for our community

Congratulations Colin and everyone!

That's great. Congratulations!

Congratulations to all.

Congratulations!! Stay safe!

Congratulations to all

Congratulations all

Congratulations to all!

Congratulations!

Congratulations

Congratulations all

Great work guys !

Congratulations!!!

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Below is the flyer for our annual Climb with a Cop fundraiser which benefits Special Olympics New Jersey. This tradition started in Upper Saddle River but now we will be running in 6 different locations on the same day! USR, Middletown, Hoboken, Chatham, Flemington, and Voorhees. The event is held at all of the Gravity Vault locations which are huge indoor rock climbing facilities. ... See MoreSee Less

Below is the flyer for our annual Climb with a Cop fundraiser which benefits Special Olympics New Jersey. This tradition started in Upper Saddle River but now we will be running in 6 different locations on the same day! USR, Middletown, Hoboken, Chatham, Flemington, and Voorhees. The event is held at all of the Gravity Vault locations which are huge indoor rock climbing facilities.

All USR residents in the Locust Lane, Timberlane Road, and Dimmig Road area there is a power outage due to a transformer issue. O and R has been notified, and will be responding. Please check Facebook for updates. ... See MoreSee Less

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Every other day we have these brownouts and power events ... (on Timberlane) this is the worst it’s been since we have lived here

Back on as of 6:59pm

Drunk driving is a deadly epidemic that takes the lives of more than 10,000 people each year, on average. Remember to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. ... See MoreSee Less

Drunk driving is a deadly epidemic that takes the lives of more than 10,000 people each year, on average. Remember to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

Upper Saddle River Dispatcher and Fireman Robert J. Hyman Jr. was posthumously honored by Congressman Gottheimer with the Hometown Hero Award for his outstanding contributions to our community. Bobby is greatly missed and his dedication to our community and emergency services will never be forgotten. ... See MoreSee Less

Upper Saddle River Dispatcher and Fireman Robert J. Hyman Jr. was posthumously honored by Congressman Gottheimer with the Hometown Hero Award for his outstanding contributions to our community. Bobby is greatly missed and his dedication to our community and emergency services will never be forgotten.

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Thank you for all the support and love my family has received since the passing of my son it has been a difficult time for us but our love and fond memories of Bobby will live on forever GOD BLESS YOU ALL

I just cried. How amazing! He was an amazing person and always there for a friend!! He is truly missed!!!

Bobby was such a great guy. May he rest in peace and live on in the hearts and memories of his friends and family.

2 months ago

Upper Saddle River Police

Have a gift delivered to your child by Santa on a fire truck. For a $75 donation per USR family, Santa will come to your home. One gift per child. Drop off the wrapped gifts at the USR Firehouse on Wednesday Dec 11 or Thursday Dec 12 from 6-8 pm. Santa will visit your home on Saturday Dec 14 between 1 and 4 pm. Please see the form below: ... See MoreSee Less

Have a gift delivered to your child by Santa on a fire truck. For a $75 donation per USR family, Santa will come to your home. One gift per child. Drop off the wrapped gifts at the USR Firehouse on Wednesday Dec 11 or Thursday Dec 12 from 6-8 pm. Santa will visit your home on Saturday Dec 14 between 1 and 4 pm. Please see the form below:

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Any questions regarding this, or to receive a printable PDF version of the flyer, please email: usrfdprojectsanta@gmail.com

2 months ago

Upper Saddle River Police

The deer has been located. Thank you for your assistance.

If anyone spots the deer with the pumpkin on its head please call the USRPD at 201-327-2700 immediately with exact location. We have a team searching for it. Thank you. The last known location was in the Pine Hill Rd/Carlough Rd.The deer has been found. Thank you. Pumpkin removed. Outstanding work by TYCO Animal Control and the NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife.

If anyone spots the deer with the pumpkin on its head please call the USRPD at 201-327-2700 immediately with exact location. We have a team searching for it. Thank you.
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The deer has been located. Thank you for your assistance. 

If anyone spots the deer with the pumpkin on its head please call the USRPD at 201-327-2700 immediately with exact location. We have a team searching for it. Thank you. The last known location was in the Pine Hill Rd/Carlough Rd.

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They couldn't shoot him. He was wearing orange! (Sorry couldn't pass that up)

He was on Possum Trail two days ago. Praying he’s found

I believe the post says it was located?

Not hard to locate, can't be far....

I think they got it.

Omg

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Shop Safely During Holiday Season

While shoppers across New Jersey check off their lists this holiday season, it is important to be on the lookout for activity both in stores and online that could compromise their safety and security. NJOHSP reminds all residents, visitors, and businesses to remain aware of their surroundings and report any terrorism-related suspicious activity. If you “See Something, Say Something” by contacting local authorities or NJOHSP’s Counterterrorism Watch at 1-866-4-SAFE-NJ or tips@njohsp.gov. Online shopping exposes additional vulnerabilities for cyber criminals to exploit, including through scams via emails, compromised websites, or unsecured Wi-Fi networks. Be sure to report any cyber-related malicious activity to the NJCCIC with the Cyber Incident Report form.
More information on indicators of terrorism or terrorism-related crime can be found on NJOHSP’s website, while the NJCCIC offers tips to remain cyber safe this holiday season.
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Shop Safely During Holiday Season

While shoppers across New Jersey check off their lists this holiday season, it is important to be on the lookout for activity both in stores and online that could compromise their safety and security. NJOHSP reminds all residents, visitors, and businesses to remain aware of their surroundings and report any terrorism-related suspicious activity. If you “See Something, Say Something” by contacting local authorities or NJOHSP’s Counterterrorism Watch at 1-866-4-SAFE-NJ or tips@njohsp.gov. Online shopping exposes additional vulnerabilities for cyber criminals to exploit, including through scams via emails, compromised websites, or unsecured Wi-Fi networks. Be sure to report any cyber-related malicious activity to the NJCCIC with the Cyber Incident Report form. 
More information on indicators of terrorism or terrorism-related crime can be found on NJOHSP’s website, while the NJCCIC offers tips to remain cyber safe this holiday season.

Route 17 North is now reopened, South remains closed.

Route 17 is closed in both directions in Ramsey due to a motor vehicle accident.
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There will be utility work on Lake St & Mountainview Rd beginning on or about Wednesday December 4 and will take approximately 2-3 days to complete. Drivers can expect delays. For the safety of the utility workers and traffic control personnel drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the construction zone. Please report any safety concerns to the Police Department dispatch center at 201-327-2700 ... See MoreSee Less

There will be utility work on Lake St & Mountainview Rd beginning on or about Wednesday December 4 and will take approximately 2-3 days to complete. Drivers can expect delays.  For the safety of the utility workers and traffic control personnel drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the construction zone.  Please report any safety concerns to the Police Department dispatch center at 201-327-2700

Don't be a Turkey! Put away distractions such as smartphones and earbuds. Focus on walking, biking, and driving safely during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. #pedestriansafety #BicyclistSafety #JerseyDrives ... See MoreSee Less

Dont be a Turkey!  Put away distractions such as smartphones and earbuds. Focus on walking, biking, and driving safely during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. #PedestrianSafety #BicyclistSafety #JerseyDrives

May the good things of life be yours in abundance, not only at Thanksgiving but throughout the coming year. We wish you and your family nothing but the best this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for keeping our town a safe place to live !!

Grateful for a town kept safe by our Police force. 🙏🏻 Happy Thanksgiving! 🍗

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all please keep the Hyman and Simonelli family in your prayers this holiday a tough one for us thanks to all for your support you gave my son Bobby

Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for all you do to keep us safe!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving. Thank you.

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On Thursday November 28nd 2019 the annual USR Thanksgiving Day 5K Run will take place. For the safety and security of all participants the following roadways will have to be closed during the race. The closures will occur between the hours of 8:30am to approximately 9:30am

• West Saddle River Road between Lake St and Old Stone Church Road.

• Old Stone Church Road entire length

• East Saddle River Road between Old Stone Church Road and Lake St.

• Lake St from East Saddle River Rd to West Saddle River Rd

If you live on one of the above noted streets or any side street along the race route it is recommended that you plan accordingly. If you should need any assistance please feel free to contact the Upper Saddle River Police Dispatch Center at 201-327-2700.

**Note to all runners: The start/finish line is located in front of the Upper Saddle River Police Department located at 368 West Saddle River Rd. West Saddle River Rd will be closed to all traffic at 8:15am to allow the race organizer to set up equipment at the start line. Runners and spectators that wish to park in close proximity to the start/finish line are urged to arrive prior to 8:15am on the day of the race. Please note that due to enhanced security measures no bags of any type are permitted at the run. All bags and containers that are hand carried into the race area are subject to search
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The night before Thanksgiving is often referred to as the “biggest bar night of the year.” Don’t walk, bike or drive impaired on Thanksgiving Eve. Plan a sober way home before you go. #PedestrianSafety #JerseyDrives ... See MoreSee Less

The night before Thanksgiving is often referred to as the “biggest bar night of the year.” Don’t walk, bike or drive impaired on Thanksgiving Eve. Plan a sober way home before you go. #PedestrianSafety #JerseyDrives

As you travel this busy holiday season, remember to #SLOWDOWNANDMOVEOVER for emergency responders, tow truck drivers, and other vehicles and workers on the roadside. Their lives are on your shoulders. #JerseyDrives #AAA ... See MoreSee Less

As you travel this busy holiday season, remember to #SlowDownAndMoveOver for emergency responders, tow truck drivers, and other vehicles and workers on the roadside. Their lives are on your shoulders. #JerseyDrives #AAA

Cold weather is here and the heating season is upon us. Natural gas is a clean burning and safe source of energy to keep your home warm. PSE&G continues to invest in major upgrades to our gas system so you have safe, reliable natural gas now and in the future. Most importantly, we want to provide gas safety information for you and your family.
Smell Gas? Act Fast!
Because natural gas is odorless and colorless, a distinctive odor, like rotten eggs, is added to it to help in the detection of leaks.
If you smell gas, hear hissing, or suspect a leak, act fast:
• Open windows and doors to ventilate the area.
• Leave your home as quickly as possible and move away from the property. If the odor is noticed outside, get away from where you suspect the gas is leaking.
• Once you are in a safe environment at least 350 feet away from the suspected gas leak area, call PSE&G immediately at 1-800-880-PSEG (7734), or call 911.

If you suspect a gas leak, do NOT:
• Operate light switches, vape or smoke
• Attempt to determine the source of the odor
• Light a match or leave candles burning
• Turn appliances on or off
• Start a car

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
While carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a year-round threat, it is more common in cold weather when fuel-burning heating equipment is in use. CO is odorless, tasteless and can be deadly. Small amounts of CO are in the air whenever fuel (such as oil, natural gas, or coal) is burned. These amounts are usually not harmful, but when fuel-burning appliances/equipment are not working properly, too much CO can build up in the air and cause CO poisoning.
Symptoms of CO poisoning include headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, chest pain and confusion. Symptoms can occur immediately or gradually after long-term exposure.
For Safety’s Sake:
• Make sure all fuel-burning appliances are maintained and operate properly. Such appliances include gas and oil furnaces, water heaters, gas ranges, space heaters and gas clothes dryers.
• Install carbon monoxide detectors as back-up protection. CO alarms can provide an early warning before CO builds up to dangerous levels. Install a CO detector in every area of your house. Regularly check the batteries.
• Do not allow vehicles, snow blowers or any gasoline-powered engine to idle in a garage – especially if the garage is attached to your home. CO can drift inside and create a hazardous situation.

If you think there are high levels of CO in your home, go outside. If there is a medical emergency, such as someone falling unconscious, take the person outside to fresh air and call 911. Then call PSE&G immediately at 1-800-880-PSEG (7734). Wait outside or go to a neighbor’s home until help arrives.
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AS HIGH WINDS APPROACH FOR THANKSGIVING, O&R DECLARES A STORM WATCH

PEARL RIVER, NY, Nov. 25, 2019 1:00 p.m. --- O&R declared a Storm Watch today as a strong Thanksgiving eve weather system packing high, gusty winds is expected to pound the region Wednesday evening through the day on Thursday.

Weather forecasters expect O&R’s service area to see scattered showers Wednesday ahead of increasingly high winds gusting from 30-40 mph on Wednesday night. On Thursday, the sustained winds are expected to range from 15-30 mph with gusts from 40-55 mph, moderating after 4 p.m.

The high winds predicted for late Wednesday and through Thursday, have the potential to cause power line damage and electric service interruptions.

O&R crews will be ready to respond to those events as needed.

Company and contractor overhead line crews and tree removal crews are ramping up for a high-volume outage response to the storm, as are damage assessment, site safety, customer service operations and the wide array of O&R teams that support those functions.

O&R also has hired an extra 100 mutual aid overhead line technicians to supplement its field teams.

To prepare for the severe weather, O&R electric and gas crews will be securing active work sites through the day Wednesday to prevent damage from the coming storm.

The following video describes the typical storm repair and power restoration process: youtu.be/JeGU8ID4_m0

There are several ways customers can report outages and check service restoration status:
• Go to the O&R website from any computer or web-enabled mobile device;
• Use the O&R mobile app from your iPhone, iPad or Android device;
• Text “OUT” to 69678 (myORU); or
• Call Customer Assistance at 1-877-434-4100

For more information, visit O&R’s Storm Center at www.oru.com.

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

• For safety’s sake, don’t touch or approach any downed wire. Assume it is energized and dangerous. Call O&R immediately toll-free 1-877-434-4100. Depending on the situation, you may also want to call your local police to divert traffic until an O&R crew arrives.

• 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.

• 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.

O&R serves the following communities in New York: Airmont, Bloomingburg, Blooming Grove, Chester Town, Chester Village, Chestnut Ridge, Clarkstown, Crawford, Deerpark, Florida, Forestburgh, Goshen Town, Goshen Village, Grand View, Greenwood Lake, Greenville, Harriman, Haverstraw Town, Haverstraw Village, Highland Falls, Highlands, Hillburn, Kaser, Kiryas Joel, Lumberland, Mamakating, Middletown, Minisink, Monroe Town, Monroe Village, Montebello, Mount Hope, New Hempstead, New Square, Nyack, Orangetown, Otisville, Palm Tree, Piermont, Pomona, Port Jervis, Ramapo, Sloatsburg, South Blooming Grove, South Nyack, Spring Valley, Stony Point, Suffern, Tuxedo Town, Tuxedo Park, Unionville, Upper Nyack, Wesley Hills, Wallkill, Warwick Town, Warwick Village, Washingtonville, Wawayanda, West Haverstraw, Woodbury, Woodbury Village, Wurtsboro.

O&R, as Rockland Electric Company, serves the following communities in New Jersey:
Allendale, Alpine, Closter, Cresskill, Demarest, Franklin Lakes, Harrington Park, Mahwah, Haworth (part), Montague, Montvale, Northvale, Norwood, Oakland, Old Tappan (part), Ramsey, Ringwood, Rivervale (part), Rockleigh, Saddle River (part), Upper Saddle River, Wantage (part), Vernon (part), West Milford (part), Wyckoff (part).
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Lieutenant David Lally, Badge #117, retired from the Upper Saddle River Police Department after 29 years of service. He was hired in June of 1990 after growing up in nearby River Vale, NJ. As a son of a Police Chief, Dave had law enforcement in his blood. He was awarded numerous citations and served as a DARE Officer, Field Training Officer, and Accreditation Manager. Dave quickly rose to the rank of Sergeant in 1998 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 2007. He served as second in command for the Upper Saddle River Police Department for the past 8 years. Despite his numerous professional accomplishments, Lt. Lally’s fairness and strong character are what is what co-workers appreciated most. “A great cop, but an even better man.”
Dave is looking forward to spending time with his five children, who range in age from grammar school to college, and his wonderful wife, Katie. You will most likely see Dave on all the major highways of the tristate area, providing transportation for his kids’ activities.
All past and present members of the Upper Saddle River Police Department wish Lt. David Lally the best of health and happiness in his retirement.
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Lieutenant David Lally, Badge #117, retired from the Upper Saddle River Police Department after 29 years of service.  He was hired in June of 1990 after growing up in nearby River Vale, NJ.  As a son of a Police Chief, Dave had law enforcement in his blood.  He was awarded numerous citations and served as a DARE Officer, Field Training Officer, and Accreditation Manager.  Dave quickly rose to the rank of Sergeant in 1998 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 2007.  He served as second in command for the Upper Saddle River Police Department for the past 8 years.  Despite his numerous professional accomplishments, Lt. Lally’s fairness and strong character are what is what co-workers appreciated most.   “A great cop, but an even better man.”
Dave is looking forward to spending time with his five children, who range in age from grammar school to college, and his wonderful wife, Katie.   You will most likely see Dave on all the major highways of the tristate area, providing transportation for his kids’ activities.  
All past and present members of the Upper Saddle River Police Department wish Lt. David Lally the best of health and happiness in his retirement.

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His brother or uncle Bill Lally hired me as a lifeguard at the Hilton. I haven't seen the Lally's in years. Congratulations!!!!!!

Respect from all of us at USR EMS. Always had our backs on every call. Enjoy your family!

Congrats Dave, thanks for keeping us safe .. enjoy your much earned downtime

Congratulations on a job well done and a long productive career. Enjoy many many years of your next chapter (s) in life 🇺🇸

Congrats on your retirement Officer Lally!!

Congratulations on your retirement after so many long years of wonderful service David! Enjoy the next chapter of your life! Thank you for all those years of service to the Community!

Thank you for your service Lieutenant! Enjoy your retirement

Congratulations now to the next milestone...

Congratulations Lt! All the Best for your future endeavors! Sad to see you go!!

Best of luck to you, Dave. A class act all around.

Congrats and thanks for your service. Godspeed Dave

Congratulations Lt! Enjoy your retirement!

Congrats and thank you for your exceptional career. You will be missed by all.

God bless him in retirement and enjoy his time off.

Happy retirement thanks for all you have done the Mortensen

Best of luck thanks for your service

Happy retirement! Enjoy the next chapter of your life!

Congratulations Dave, on to your new chapter

Congrats Dave! Time to start coaching Lacrosse!!!

Congratulations on your retirement.

Enjoy your retirement Dave

Great man. Great family

Congrats Dave!

Congrats Dave

Congratulations

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