Palisades Interstate Parkway Speeding Tickets – Alpine Court
The Palisades Interstate Parkway in Northern New Jersey is a very busy court that hears traffic and speeding tickets mostly. However, if police detect marijuana or alcohol, these can easily lead to an arrest for drunk driving or drug possession. We have represented clients in this court – give us a call to see how we can save you money and protect your record.
Alpine Municipal Court
They each have their own court assigned for these matters. The Alpine Municipal court is located at 100 Church St. Alpine NJ 07620. The Honorable Judge Robert Ritter holds court sessions on Thursday evenings. Dawn Curatola is the Court Administrator and Mark P. Fierro is the Municipal Prosecutor. The court’s phone number is (201) 768-6866, with office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30pm to 6:30 pm.
General Alpine, NJ Details
Alpine, New Jersey is located in northeast Bergen County, NJ, United States. Just 15 miles from New York City, Alpine is an exclusive suburb that was created in 1903 from portions of Harrington Township.
Ranked in the top ten of Forbes’ Magazine, “Best Places to Live” for the past few years, Alpine has now reached the number one spot in Forbes’ “America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes” 2012 article. The median home price is in Alpine $4,295,000, but it’s the low property taxes that keep the residents happy. Many of those residents, are famous actors, athletes, and musicians, such as Sean “P.Diddy” Combs, Patrick Ewing, Chris Rock, and Stevie Wonder.
For a borough that is only 9.232 square miles, it may be understandable that there is only one gas station in town and just a handful of shops and restaurants. Most residents go to nearby New York City or Alpine’s neighboring towns, such as Tenafly or Closter, for their dining out or entertainment.
Rio Vista, a luxurious area in southern Alpine, has a stone clock tower, called Devil’s Tower, that is allegedly haunted. The Devil’s Tower has become somewhat of an attraction for curious youngsters. The tower is on a road called The Esplanade, about a mile north of the Tenafly-Alpine border. Visitors have stated that they see a shadow of a deceased woman in the window of the tower while feeling a breeze of cold air.
In 2010 The N.J. State Police registered 11 major crimes that occurred in Alpine. Thus resulting in a crime rate of 5.9 per 1,000 residents with a violent rate of 1.1. There were no murders, rapes, robberies or prejudice crimes. The reports consisted of 4 burglaries, 2 episodes of domestic violence, 13 cases of police force, and 2 assault incidents.
The main highways that run through Alpine are US Route 9W, County Road 502, and the Palisades Interstate Parkway. The Alpine Municipal Court does not see to matters or get involved with tickets issued on the Palisades Parkway or handle any boating violations from the Hudson River.
The Palisades Interstate Park stretches along all of eastern Alpine and down the Hudson River. The New Jersey section of the park is about 12 miles long. The park is very picturesque and is home to many historic sites and miles of sightseeing. You will also come across numerous hiking trails, overlooks, riverfront picnic areas, orchards, playgrounds, a nature sanctuary, and two boat basins. There is also a beach for boat launches with fishing, kayaking, and canoeing.