The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New Jersey:
Heavy wet snowfall to impact the holiday travel on Wednesday 11/26 into the night.
The Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 7 AM Wednesday (11/26) until 7 AM on Thursday (11/27, Thanksgiving).
Lower portions of the Hudson Valley
Northeast New Jersey
Hazard types: Heavy snow.
Accumulations: 6 to 10 inches.
Timing: A mixture of rain and snow on Wednesday morning will change to all snow by noon on Wednesday (11/26).
Impacts: The snowfall will significantly impact holiday travel, making driving dangerous at times.
A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.
Prohibited street parking when the road is snow covered. All streets designated under the ordinance are posted with signs stating, NO PARKING WHEN ROAD IS SNOW COVERED. Any vehicle that does not comply may be ticketed or towed.
Follow the Fort Lee Police Department on Facebook and Twitter for updates. For further please review the Borough Ordinance @ http://ecode360.com/10071408
For further weather releated updates please visit fortleeoem.org.
If you experience any power outages during any storm please contact the PSE&G service outage hotline at 1-800-436-7734. Dial 911 for emergencies only.
From left to right: Officer Ralph Liquori, Officer Sean Flannelly and Chief Michael Cioffi of the Englewood Cliffs Police Department
On Sunday October 19th at approximately 10:13 AM, Officer Ralph Liquori was sent to Van Nostrand Avenue in Englewood Cliffs to assist Officer Sean Flannelly of the Englewood Cliffs Police Department with a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), in progress on an unresponsive male. The Englewood Cliffs Police Department requested the mutual aid assistance of the Fort Lee Police Department due to several of their officers being committed to an accident investigation in their borough.
Officers Ralph Liquori and Sean Flannelly conducted chest compressions and rescue breathing before turning the patient over to paramedics from Englewood Hospital. The patient survived the episode, and is currently recovering at an area hospital. On November 12th, Englewood Cliffs Police Chief Michael Cioffi presented PO Liquori and PO Flannelly with an award for life saving. PO Liquori has been a Fort Lee police officer since 2005, and currently he is assigned to the department’s Emergency Services Unit.
On Tuesday October 28th, the Fort Lee Police Department once again conducted a Cops in the Crosswalk detail utulizing decoy officers. The results of the detail:
52 motor vehicle summonses issued:
19 Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian
4 Failure to Wear a Seatbelt
28 Other Motor Vehicle Violations