A round of storms ripped down trees and power lines, and brought delays and cancellations to Tri-State Area airports and train lines Monday afternoon.
Under the proposed ordinance approved unanimously by the Cresskill Borough Council Wednesday evening, Cresskill residents have 10 minutes to get off the field or out of the pool if the new lightning detection system goes off, or face a fine of up to $1,000.
City officials said nothing has been formally proposed and the issue is only in the discussion phase.
Michael Pezzatti, 20, of New Milford was arrested a few hours after Cresskill police released a sketch of the suspect.
Police hope a sketch will help them find the man responsible for the latest incident in Cresskill. They also hope to find out if the same suspect is in any way connected to the other incidents in nearby towns.
Prosecutors say John Loobey stole $53,000 from a parish charity account and used the money to pay for airline tickets and credit card bills.
Police said organized gangs of thieves have been snatching expensive electronics from unlocked cars and in other instances stealing luxury vehicles.
A rash of brazen burglaries in Bergen and Rockland Counties has police warning residents to be extra vigilant.
President Barack Obama asked wealthy donors Wednesday to help him close an “enthusiasm gap” with Republicans four weeks ahead of pivotal midterm elections.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit New Jersey.