Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Two drivers were sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
One driver was cited for careless driving following Monday night's two-car crash at the intersection of Route 46 and Cherry Hill Road, according to Parsippany Police. Angelica Rodriguez, 61, of Paterson, was cited for careless driving in the accident that occurred Monday night shortly after 8 p.m. According to police, Rodriguez exited the parking lot of Blackman Plumbing Supply on Route 46 and the vehicle traveled to the far left lane of Route 46 westbound before attempting to quickly come back over to the far right lane, police said. In the process, Rodriguez's car was struck by another vehicle traveling westbound on Route 46, police said. The second vehicle then ran off of the road and struck a utility pole, police said. Police said both…
Monday, July 16, 2012
Police say the incident is under investigation.
Two people were hurt in a two-car accident Monday night on Route 46 near Cherry Hill Road. Two women were injured in the crash, one from each car, and were transported to area hospitals, according to a police officer at the scene. The injuries were not life-threatening, police said. The accident, which occurred at about 8:30 p.m., closed the right lane of Route 46 as crews removed the wrecked vehicles and cleaned the roadway. The lane was reopened to traffic shortly after 9 p.m. Rainbow Lakes Fire District 2 was the first on the scene. Rockaway Neck District 5 was called in later. District 5 Chief Ken Lambert said his crew, which specializes in dealing with hazardous materials, was called in because of reports of spilled fluids. "There …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Not yet known if suspicious activity caused the blaze.
Firefighters responded Sunday afternoon to a brush fire on Old Dover Road, limiting the blaze to an area of about 100 yards, according to Lt. Tom Carney, of the Parsippany Police Department. According to Carney, the fire, which was located on a hill adjacent to the Glenmont Commons townhouse community, was reported around 1 p.m. Firefighters had the entire blaze extinguished by about 2:30 p.m. There were no apparent injuries as a result of the fire and it's not yet known if suspicious activity caused the blaze, police said. The Greystone Park and Morris Plains fire departments assisted Parsippany in dousing the fire. Patch will update the story when more information becomes available.
Monday, May 30, 2011
Before the main ceremony, one fire company takes time to remember those lost in war.
Members of the Lake Hiawatha Fire Co. held a small, but heartfelt ceremony Monday morning to mark Memorial Day. About 20 firefighters were present, along with others, to hear speeches and to pull the American flag to half-mast. The tribute was held in front of the firehouse.