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Fair Lawn BOE Considers Moving Elections Out of Schools Per Safety Concerns

April 24, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – School officials are mulling the idea of moving elections out of schools prompted by safety concerns from the public.

Officials broached the topic at a work session meeting on Monday, April 16 at Thomas A. Edison School which included members of the shared-services committee from the Board of Education and the Borough Council.

“I want to make it clear that it is ...

Fair Lawn Clarifies It's Not Responsible for Property Owners' Sewers

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council introduced an ordinance that clarifies the borough is not responsible for curb to street sewer line rebuilds. The public hearing is scheduled for May 15.

“Very simply put, this is something that’s already in place,” Superintendent of the Department of Public Works, Alan Neggia, said. “This is a cleaning-up of ...

Registered to Vote--Whether You Like it or Not--Now Law in NJ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFX8Lgthz1Q&authuser=0    (Link to bill signing)

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation to automatically register and update voter registration for those applying for a driver’s license, examination permit, probationary driver’s license or non-driver identification card, dubbed "Motor Voter", is now law.

The bill, which ...

It's Paving Season! Paramus Road Northbound Closed at Century Road Through April 24 During Work Day

PARAMUS, NJ - Paramus Road northbound will be closed at Century Road from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18; Thursday, April 19; Friday, April 20; Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24.

Additionally, Paramus Road northbound at Midland Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18. The southbound lanes will remain open on all ...

Increased Parking Restrictions on Glen Rock's Rodney Street: Public Hearing April 25

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Borough Council introduced an ordinance to extend no parking on Rodney Street approximately 50 more feet along the curved section and prohibit parking at certain times in sections of the street to improve safety.

The public hearing and possible final passage of the amended traffic ordinance is scheduled for April 25.

On April 10 the council moved forward with the ...

Sikh Community Honored: Glen Rock Council

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council honored its Sikh community, filling the room with members who discussed the "love, service and charity" that emanates from the fifth largest religion in the world, according to councilwoman Arati Kreibich.

"It's clear we need to raise awareness about this religion which promotes love, service and charity," Kreibich said on ...

Glen Rock BOE Adopts $54M Budget, Up 2.2%

April 26, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Board of Education adopted a $54.36 million school spending plan for the 2018-19 school year with an 8-1 vote during the public hearing on April 24.

Trustee Sheldon Hirschberg was in opposition.

Of the $46.1 million to be raised in taxes – a 2.2 percent increase from last year’s tax levy of $43.5 million – taxpayers can expect an annual ...

Fair Lawn BOE Considers Moving Elections Out of Schools Per Safety Concerns

FAIR LAWN, NJ – School officials are mulling the idea of moving elections out of schools prompted by safety concerns from the public.

Officials broached the topic at a work session meeting on Monday, April 16 at Thomas A. Edison School which included members of the shared-services committee from the Board of Education and the Borough Council.

“I want to make it clear that it is ...

Armed Police Officers in Fair Lawn Elementary Schools a Possibility

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Pushback is abounding over the Board of Education’s proposal to place armed retired police officers in the district’s elementary schools for added safety measures in the wake of the Parkland Shooting.

At a work session Monday, April 16 that included council members Gail Rottenstrich and Josh Reinitz, Fair Lawn Police Chief Glen Cauwels explained to a ...

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Fair Lawn Police Blotter - April 24, 2018

April 24, 2018

04/13/2018

4:55 pm - Narcotics:  Det. Nicholas Snyder, Det. Anthony Lugo, Det. Mark Wyka, Det. Paul Donohue & Det/Lt. Tim O’Shaughnessy responded to a residence on 35th Street and arrested Gabriel Moreno, age 23 of Fair Lawn, after an investigation and subsequent search warrant turned up 217 grams of marijuana, $3,637 in cash, assorted drug paraphernalia & a digital scale in ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - April 23, 2018

During the period between April 16 and April 21, 2018, members of the GRPD handled 430 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

04-16-2018

4:40 PM –  A Glen Rock man reported that he had deposited funds to his Bank of America account using the ATM at the Rock Road branch in the CBD on the evening of March 15.  He subsequently found that his balance was off by ...

Lower Faber Field Dedicated in Honor of Former Councilman, Mark McCullough

April 25, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - It wasn’t quite softball weather but the crowds braved the chill on April 8 to witness the dedication of the Lower Faber softball field in honor of former Glen Rock councilman Mark McCullough. In addition to serving on the council, many town boards, and as Municipal Chair of the Glen Rock Democrats, McCullough dedicated his time to coaching a variety of sports ...

Glen Rock Community School Summer Camp Registration is Underway

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Camp registration is underway for summer programs of the Glen Rock Community School. Children from preschool to high school will find something special to fill those long summer days ahead.

Day Camps – Busy Bee, for grades 1-5, and Jr. Busy Bee, for incoming kindergartners, are all-inclusive day camps that offer a wide variety of games, sports, arts and crafts, ...

U.S. Chamber Presents Gottheimer with Spirit of Enterprise Award for Support of Pro-Growth Policies

PARAMUS, N.J. -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today honored Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-growth policies in the first session of the 115th Congress. Gottheimer was joined by Fifth District business leaders and leaders of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, the Paramus Chamber of Commerce, the Maywood ...

Jersey Jubilation Handbell Concert May 18 in Ridgewood

The Jersey Jubilation handbell choir will celebrate the season with its 14th annual “Ring in the Spring” concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 100 Dayton St.

The program will include popular songs and classical favorites: three pieces from Edvard Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suite”; a new arrangement of the jazz standard “Fly Me ...

Bergen County Care Fair Scheduled for May 6

Hackensack, NJ – A 45-member Steering Committee of Bergen County community leaders from the nonprofit and private sectors recently announced the launch of the Second Annual Bergen County Care Fair to take place on Sunday, May 6th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Fairleigh Dickinson University Rothman Center, 100 University Plaza Drive, Hackensack.  

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