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Glen Rock Police Promoting Cancer Awareness During October and November

October 19, 2017

GLEN ROCK - Members of the Glen Rock Police Department will once again be wearing pink hats during the month of October to support breast cancer awareness.

In addition to the pink hat campaign, Chief Dean Ackermann will be permitting officers to grow facial hair for the month of November 2017.

The Glen Rock PBA and Police Department raised $1,000 in 2016 during NO SHAVE NOVEMBER and ...

Former Employee Arrested In Mavis Discount Tire Robbery, Dropped Wallet at Scene

FAIR LAWN - A former employee of Mavis Discount Tire on River Road was arrested for allegedly robbing the store of $300 after police discovered his wallet at the scene.

Raul Soto, 41, was sitting in a vehicle at the Empress Diner just up the street from the tire store, 4.5 hours after the burglary occurred. Dana Wylam, 36, of Brick was sitting in the driver's seat.

Both men were ...

Glen Rock Police Make an Arrest in Friday the 13th School False Alarm

GLEN ROCK – Police made an arrest Oct. 18 following an investigation into the alleged threat to the  Glen Rock High and Middle School building which resulted in the Oct. 13 evacuation and lock down.

Jared Burger, 18, of Fair Lawn surrendered himself at police headquarters Oct. 17 on one count of False Public Alarm, a 3rd degree crime, according to a police report.

In ...

Glen Rock Schools Treated Oct. 13 Threat Seriously, Investigation Ongoing

GLEN ROCK – An investigations is ongoing after operations at the borough junior senior high school came to an unpleasant disruption last Friday when the school was evacuated upon receipt of an alleged bomb threat, according law officials.

The threat, taken seriously, turned out to be empty.

"In today's world we must take every threat seriously until it is investigated ...

Fair Lawn Road Paving to Begin Tuesday, Oct. 24: Check List for Road Closures

October 22, 2017

FAIR LAWN - Milling and resurfacing several roads in town will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 24 and last possibly through Wednesday, Nov. 1.

The following streets, in their entirety unless noted otherwise, will be milled and resurfaced: 

22nd Street, Southern Drive and Zachary Terrace

Elden Place, Sunderland Drive, Romana Drive, Wenonah  Drive and Wyckoff Terrace

Bancroft ...

Bergen County Zoo Welcomes 2 Mountain Lion Cubs

Paramus – Two mountain lion cubs arrived at the Bergen County Zoo as the facility celebrated its recent accreditation from The Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ independent Accreditation Commission. 

The two mountain lion cubs – which are brothers – were attained from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in late September but will not be on ...

Glen Rock BOE Leaning Toward Denying Funds for Portion of Townwide Traffic Study

GLEN ROCK – Board of Education trustees are inclined not to contribute $10,000 toward a townwide traffic study, a request that came from the Borough Council.

On Oct. 10, members of the board stood by their previous views regarding the contribution towards the Glen Rock middle and high school portion of the traffic study, a $20,000 endeavor slated for December.

“I ...

Glen Rock Residents Asked to Weigh-In on Byrd School Traffic Study

GLEN ROCK – An engineer appeared at a special meeting to engage residents in the Byrd School portion of a town-wide traffic study borough officials wish to conduct to correct traffic problems.

On Oct. 3, Engineer Robert Nash conducted a brief PowerPoint presentation of the Richard E. Byrd School portion of the study. According to a handout from Remington, Vernick and Arango ...

Fair Lawn Moves Forward on Superintendent Search

October 21, 2017

FAIR LAWN – The Board of Education hired a superintendent search firm with plans to replace the interim superintendent by next year.

On Oct. 19, education leaders approved the services of West Hudson Associates of Malden-on-Hudson, N.Y. as their chosen superintendent search consultant firm at a cost of $11,000.

According to their website, West Hudson Associates is a ...

Train through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...

Glen Rock Police Make an Arrest in Friday the 13th School False Alarm

GLEN ROCK – Police made an arrest Oct. 18 following an investigation into the alleged threat to the  Glen Rock High and Middle School building which resulted in the Oct. 13 evacuation and lock down.

Jared Burger, 18, of Fair Lawn surrendered himself at police headquarters Oct. 17 on one count of False Public Alarm, a 3rd degree crime, according to a police report.

In ...

Glen Rock Schools Treated Oct. 13 Threat Seriously, Investigation Ongoing

GLEN ROCK – An investigations is ongoing after operations at the borough junior senior high school came to an unpleasant disruption last Friday when the school was evacuated upon receipt of an alleged bomb threat, according law officials.

The threat, taken seriously, turned out to be empty.

"In today's world we must take every threat seriously until it is investigated ...

Ramsey Subaru Hosts Ruff Rehab Dog Adoption Event Oct. 28

October 19, 2017

MAHWAH - Ramsey Subaru, in conjunction with Ruff Rehab, will hold a dog adoption event 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at its service center, 27 McKee Drive, Mahwah.

At the last event, 10 dogs found their forever home.

Ramsey Subaru has more than 150 plush Crosstrek dog toys and "Subaru Loves Pets" bandanas to give out to attendees.

There are also two 3’x4’ ...

Christie, Booker, and Baraka Show Strong Support for Newark To Be Next Amazon HQ

A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business School on ...

Former President Obama to Visit Newark to Campaign for Murphy

October 16, 2017

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on behalf of Murphy is ...

Train through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

October 21, 2017

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...

Glen Rock High School Theatre Company Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

GLEN ROCK - The Glen Rock High School Theatre Company will present William Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" 7 p.m. on Nov. 2, 3, and 4.

The play is a comedy suitable for the whole family. The play features more than forty students and includes original music and dances written and created by students. 

As A Midsummer Night’s ...

Best Buddies Looks to Establish Chapters in Glen Rock

October 14, 2017

Glen Rock native Holly Goshin and Vallye Adams are looking for some 'Best Buddies'.

The two have paired-up to raise funds with the goal of opening a Best Buddies International office at a soon-to-be determined location in Bergen County.

“The need in New Jersey is tremendous,” said Adams. “I’m predicting there will be a second office and location ...

Glen Rock Is 'All-In' on Opioid Awareness

GLEN ROCK - No one can accuse some local residents of burying their heads in the sand when it comes to the opioid abuse epidemic.

"It’s sad that most people I know have lost someone to drugs," Glen Rock resident Michelle Torpey--mom, licensed pharmacist and Glen Rock Coordinator for Knock Out Opioid Abuse--said.

Consider the following: 

Glen Rock has been in ...

Glen Rock Police Promoting Cancer Awareness During October and November

October 19, 2017

GLEN ROCK - Members of the Glen Rock Police Department will once again be wearing pink hats during the month of October to support breast cancer awareness.

In addition to the pink hat campaign, Chief Dean Ackermann will be permitting officers to grow facial hair for the month of November 2017.

The Glen Rock PBA and Police Department raised $1,000 in 2016 during NO SHAVE NOVEMBER and ...

Gottheimer Applauds Bipartisan Plan Edging Closer to Health Care Compromise

GLEN ROCK, N.J. -- Today, in response to emerging details of the Alexander-Murray bipartisan health care plan, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement.

"I am pleased to see the bipartisan Senate plan reflects the key elements of the Problem Solvers Caucus's bipartisan proposal to reduce premiums and provide key fixes to health care that will help ...

Glen Rock Is 'All-In' on Opioid Awareness

GLEN ROCK - No one can accuse some local residents of burying their heads in the sand when it comes to the opioid abuse epidemic.

"It’s sad that most people I know have lost someone to drugs," Glen Rock resident Michelle Torpey--mom, licensed pharmacist and Glen Rock Coordinator for Knock Out Opioid Abuse--said.

Consider the following: 

Glen Rock has been in ...

Train through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

October 21, 2017

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

October 8, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

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Bergen County Zoo Welcomes 2 Mountain Lion Cubs

October 17, 2017

Paramus – Two mountain lion cubs arrived at the Bergen County Zoo as the facility celebrated its recent accreditation from The Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ independent Accreditation Commission. 

The two mountain lion cubs – which are brothers – were attained from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in late September but will not be on ...

Ramsey Subaru Hosts Ruff Rehab Dog Adoption Event Oct. 28

October 19, 2017

MAHWAH - Ramsey Subaru, in conjunction with Ruff Rehab, will hold a dog adoption event 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at its service center, 27 McKee Drive, Mahwah.

At the last event, 10 dogs found their forever home.

Ramsey Subaru has more than 150 plush Crosstrek dog toys and "Subaru Loves Pets" bandanas to give out to attendees.

There are also two 3’x4’ ...

Gottheimer Applauds Bipartisan Plan Edging Closer to Health Care Compromise

GLEN ROCK, N.J. -- Today, in response to emerging details of the Alexander-Murray bipartisan health care plan, Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) released the following statement.

"I am pleased to see the bipartisan Senate plan reflects the key elements of the Problem Solvers Caucus's bipartisan proposal to reduce premiums and provide key fixes to health care that will help ...

Bergen County Zoo Welcomes 2 Mountain Lion Cubs

Paramus – Two mountain lion cubs arrived at the Bergen County Zoo as the facility celebrated its recent accreditation from The Association of Zoos & Aquariums’ independent Accreditation Commission. 

The two mountain lion cubs – which are brothers – were attained from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife in late September but will not be on ...

Christie, Booker, and Baraka Show Strong Support for Newark To Be Next Amazon HQ

A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business School on ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, October 25, 8:30 AM

The Ives Architecture Studio, Fair Lawn

JBN Presents Breakfast Networking in Fair Lawn

Business & Finance

Thu, October 26, 1:00 PM

Glen Rock Public Library, Glen Rock

Coping with Caregiver Stress

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Sun, October 29, 8:30 AM

Bergen Community College, Paramus

Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Annual “Walk to Fight ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Train through Time Rolls on Four Centuries In A Weekend

October 21, 2017

Bring the kids, bring a friend, because once again it’s that time to ride the rails into history.

On October 21 and 22, Union County celebrates Four Centuries In A Weekend, when historic sites and museums across the County open their doors to the public, free of charge.

Many of the sites are within walking distance of the train stations across the County, with some sites offering ...