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Glen Rock schools on lockdown Tuesday as precaution

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

According to Glen Rock Mayor John Van Keuren, all public and parochial schools in Glen Rock were on lockdown as a precaution.

Alexander Hamilton Elementary School in Glen Rock has checked out after a thorough search following a called in threat.

Students at Alexander Hamilton Elementary School were picked up early, while all other schools in the district were sheltering in place as a precaution with dismissal at normal time.

The school released a message saying,

"There has been an emergency at Hamilton Elementary school this afternoon and the building has been evacuated to Academy of Our Lady on Rodney Street. All children are safe. Hamilton parents are asked to pick up their children beginning at 2 p.m. from Academy of our Lady. The Hamilton After Care program is cancelled for today. All other schools in the district are sheltering in place as a precaution - dismissal will be at normal time."

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