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Fair Lawn Back-To-School Nights Revised

August 18, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Board of Education released a revised Back-To-School Night 2018-2019 list as noted below:

Edison Tuesday, September 25 6:30 PM

Forrest Wednesday, September 26 6:30 PM

Lyncrest Thursday, September 27 6:30 PM

Milnes Thursday, September 27 6:30 PM

Radburn Thursday, September 27 6:30 PM

Warren Point Wednesday, September 26 6:30 PM

Westmoreland Thursday, ...

Fair Lawn Hires 4 More Special Officers for School Security

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough hired four Special Class 3 officers who will be working in Fair Lawn Schools beginning in September.

Mike Figueroa, Tom Smith, Rafael Marcano and Bryan DiPasquale will be joining four other officers who started last school year as Special Class 3 officers, all of which are retired from various police departments in the area and will be assigned to Fair Lawn ...

Fair Lawn BOE Appoints Security Director

August 13, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Fair Lawn Board of Education appointed Robert Licamara to the position of Security Director for Fair Lawn Public Schools today, according to the superintendent of schools.

Licamara's annual salary is $85,000, according to school administration officials. Security director is a new full-time position in the district.

Licamara, who has more than 20 ...

Fair Lawn Hires 4 More Special Officers for School Security

August 15, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough hired four Special Class 3 officers who will be working in Fair Lawn Schools beginning in September.

Mike Figueroa, Tom Smith, Rafael Marcano and Bryan DiPasquale will be joining four other officers who started last school year as Special Class 3 officers, all of which are retired from various police departments in the area and will be assigned to Fair Lawn ...

Fair Lawn Adds Former Paterson Officer to Police Force

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough added 16-year veteran police officer Miguel Cruz to its force last evening as his family and fellow officers from Paterson attended the swearing-in ceremony in support. 

Cruz, 37, came from the Paterson Police Department where he was a K-9 officer, a member of its Emergency Response Team, and a trained member of their sniper team. After ...

Alleged Fair Lawn Doorstep Package Thief Breaks Into Cars on Way Home From Court: Hawthorne Police

HAWTHORNE, NJ - On his way home from a court appearance for doorstep package theft, a Fair Lawn resident allegedly broke into several cars along Warburton Avenue.

On August 9, at approximately 5 p.m., Hawthorne Police arrested Michael Brindamour, 40, from Fair Lawn, for the break-in of a red 2015 Chrysler Town and Country van on Warburton Avenue.

Brindamour was ...

Fair Lawn Planning Board Approves AutoZone for Broadway Location

August 14, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Planning Board approved an application for an AutoZone store on the former Chase Bank site at 28th Street and Broadway.

On Aug. 13, the board approved the auto parts store at 27-02 Broadway by a vote of 6-3 after questioning AutoZone’s lawyer, Frank DeVito and engineer, Thomas Pugsley for more than two hours.

The store is planned for two lots, 114 28th Street ...

Could AutoZone Be Moving In to Old Chase Bank Site on Broadway, Fair Lawn?

FAIR LAWN, NJ - AutoZone, a car parts store, is on the Planning Board's agenda tonight for a location on Broadway.

Listed as "AutoZone; 27-02 Broadway @ 28th Street Block 3210.01-Lots 2 & 7," the site is the closed Chase Bank branch on the corner of 28th Street and Broadway (Rt. 4 East).

The Planning Board meets this evening at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall.

Friday, August 10th: Walk the Red Carpet With Film Makers, Actors and Industry Executives at the International Monmouth Film Festival

August 7, 2018

This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival. 

RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being made for one of the state's most popular ...

Glen Rock: More than 150 Turn-Out for "Plastic" Movie Screening

August 13, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A documentary screening about plastics in the ocean created quite a splash on July 31.

The Glen Rock Green Team Interns hosted “A Plastic Ocean” documentary screening on July 31 at Borough Hall.  The event brought more than 150 people from Glen Rock and neighboring municipalities together for a discussion on the damage that single use plastic has on our ...

American Red Cross Brings Emergency Blood Drive to Fair Lawn: Aug. 20

FAIR LAWN, NJ — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Library to help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month, according to Red Cross officials.

On Monday, Aug. 20, from 12-5 p.m., the American Red Cross will be set up for blood donations at the Maurice M. Pine Public Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Avenue.

"A critical need remains as many regular ...

Fair Lawn Council Announces Turf Field to Be Paid With Open Space Funds

August 18, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council announced it will move forward with plans to construct a turf field behind the high school using approximately $1M in local open space funds.

The plans were discussed at the Aug. 14 council work session.

Last November, Fair Lawn voters approved the continuation of the Open Space Tax which was initially approved by voters in November 2005.

Funded ...

Fair Lawn Planning Board Approves AutoZone for Broadway Location

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Planning Board approved an application for an AutoZone store on the former Chase Bank site at 28th Street and Broadway.

On Aug. 13, the board approved the auto parts store at 27-02 Broadway by a vote of 6-3 after questioning AutoZone’s lawyer, Frank DeVito and engineer, Thomas Pugsley for more than two hours.

The store is planned for two lots, 114 28th Street ...

Updated: Fair Lawn Superfund Site: EPA Proposes $19.5M Toward Enhanced Cleanup Work Already Underway

Updated on Aug. 12 to include Deputy Mayor John Cosgrove's comment.

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Fair Lawn can look forward to $19.5 million in federal monies for the Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund site located in Fair Lawn Industrial Park off Route 208 West, according to Mayor Kurt Peluso. The site has been pinpointed as the main source of groundwater contamination for almost half of ...

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Conversations with Joan Herrmann: Five Seconds to a Better You

Making better choices can happen as quickly as five seconds. Joan recently had the opportunity to speak with Mel Robbins, the creator of the Five Second Rule and author of The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work and Confidence with Everyday Courage.

Q. What is the 5 second rule?

Joan: According to Mel, we live our lives inside a gap between what’s happening to us and our ...

Fair Lawn Police Blotter - Aug. 17, 2018

August 17, 2018

August 8 - 7:55 pm Wanted Person: P.O. Michael Van Ness initiated a motor vehicle stop on Broadway at Cyril Avenue and arrested the operator, Noel Gonzalez, age 28 of Paterson, after arrest warrants were located out of Paterson ($750), Stanhope ($750) and Saddle River ($500). He was charged with operating an unregistered vehicle, operating with a suspended license and failure to ...

The Importance of Sump Pumps

Living on the Jersey Shore and servicing our thousands of customers here, at A.J. Perri we’re all too familiar with basement flooding. Studies show that up to 95% of all basements may experience a water problem at some point – and that something as simple as a sump pump could have helped to prevent it.

It only takes one inch of water in your home to lead to hours of cleanup and ...

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling To Face Lenders

August 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Newark Parents Ask State's Highest Court to Hear Suit Against Teacher Layoff Laws

NEWARK, NJ - A group of parents is appealing to the state Supreme Court to hear their case challenging state laws that require newer teachers be laid off first without considering job performance.  

The case, filed in 2016, has already been dismissed by the state superior and appellate courts. 

Six parents and their children, who attend Newark Public Schools, filed the suit ...

Glen Rock: More than 150 Turn-Out for "Plastic" Movie Screening

August 13, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A documentary screening about plastics in the ocean created quite a splash on July 31.

The Glen Rock Green Team Interns hosted “A Plastic Ocean” documentary screening on July 31 at Borough Hall.  The event brought more than 150 people from Glen Rock and neighboring municipalities together for a discussion on the damage that single use plastic has on our ...

Gottheimer Celebrates 5th District First Responders at Fair Lawn National Night Out

August 16, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ -- Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined Fifth District families, neighbors, kids, and first responders at this year’s National Night Out celebration in Fair Lawn on Aug. 9. The annual, nation-wide event gives law enforcement, families, and business leaders a chance to get to know each other better and learn more about the work first responders do each day.

Members ...

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Lunch & Listen With Glen Rock Council Candidates

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Lunch and Listens are a great way for Glen Rock, NJ, residents to get to know town council candidates Kristine Morieko and Mary Barchetto. Even better, they are a great way for the candidates to get to know you and learn what issues are important to you. If you haven’t yet had a chance to meet Kristine and Mary at one of the restaurants in town, August will be a change ...