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Class of 2018: Glen Rock High School Graduates 196 Students

June 22, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ — Under blue skies outlined with fluffy white clouds and a setting sun, 196 eager graduates marched to the dignified tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” on the football field and received their diplomas and said their good-byes during Glen Rock High School’s 60th Annual commencement ceremony on June 21.

Family and friends filled the bleachers as members ...

Class of 2018: Fair Lawn's 74th Commencement is Principal Marcella's Last

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Three hundred and sixty-four students marched onto Virgil G. Sasso Field under sunny skies as the 74th class to receive their diplomas from Fair Lawn High School on June 21.

“This is my 13th graduation and I know exactly when all the trains pass by,” retiring principal James Marcella said.

A commuter train’s path is within eye- and earshot of Sasso ...

Fair Lawn & Glen Rock Students Among Bergen Community College Foundation Scholarships Recipients

PARAMUS, NJ – The Bergen Community College Foundation distributed approximately $200,000 to 169 students during its annual spring scholarship awards ceremony May 9.

Eleven students from Fair Lawn and two students from Glen Rock received awards.

Each of the scholarships – funded by community members, faculty and staff – carries its own unique criteria, providing ...

More Than 4th of July, Make it a Star Spangled Week in the Long Beach Island Region of NJ

June 21, 2018

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - Summer 2018 starts now, so time to enjoy the beauty of the Jersey Shore. As families and friends gather for the summer holiday, there is plenty of options to assist in rounding out July 4 vacation and getaways.

With July 4 falling on a Wednesday, there are many events surrounding the holiday.

The award winning Surf and Sip Brew Trail itinerary is available ...

Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club Celebrates A Weekend Of Radio Science: June 23

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Members of the Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, beginning Saturday, June 23 at 2PM and ending Sunday, June 24 at 1PM. The venue will be Memorial Park, Avenue of Heroes/Berdan Avenue in Fair Lawn. The event is open to everyone and refreshments will be served.

This year's theme will feature a ...

Fair Lawn Farmers' Market Will Open 2018 Season: Wednesday, June 27

June 25, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Farmers Market operates on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.  The market will run every Wednesday through mid-October and is located in the New Song Church parking lot on Fair Lawn Avenue and Craig Road.  

Customers can expect to find farm fresh produce, honey, herbs and flowers. 

Glen Rock Be SMART Event: A Conversation About Kids, Guns, And Safety

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Mayor Bruce Packer is hosting a "A Conversation About Kids, Guns, And Safety" 7 p.m. on Monday June 18 at Glen Rock Borough Hall, 1 Harding Plaza.

The following speakers will educate the audience: Lisa O'Donoghue and Larisa Mendez Downes, Bergen County Local Group of Moms Demand Action; Jeanne Thiesen, Sandy Hook Promise; Jennifer Gonzales, Survivor; and ...

Fair Lawn High School Girls Track Team Honored by Borough Council

June 21, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn High School Girls Track Team, “a dedicated team of athletes,” according to Mayor Kurt Peluso, and their coaches were recognized by the Borough Council on June 19 for their third championship win in four years.

Eleven members of the team received All-League honors, according to Mayor Kurt Peluso who is pictured with the group in the middle ...

Fair Lawn Boys 6th-Grade Travel Basketball Team Honored by Council

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Boys Sixth Grade Travel Basketball Team was recognized by the Borough Council on June 19 for its 16-0 record this past season and winning the Bergen Travel Basketball League Championship against Rutherford on March 17 and finishing in the New Jersey Junior Basketball League with a 19-0 record.

They also won the North Jersey Junior Basketball League ...

More Than 4th of July, Make it a Star Spangled Week in the Long Beach Island Region of NJ

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - Summer 2018 starts now, so time to enjoy the beauty of the Jersey Shore. As families and friends gather for the summer holiday, there is plenty of options to assist in rounding out July 4 vacation and getaways.

With July 4 falling on a Wednesday, there are many events surrounding the holiday.

The award winning Surf and Sip Brew Trail itinerary is available ...

Glen Rock Police Warning: Lock Your Vehicle & Take Keys With You

June 18, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Law Enforcement agencies along the Route 208, 4 and 17 corridor have been experiencing a rise in the theft of high-end vehicles, Glen Rock Police reported.

In all cases, police said, the vehicles were unlocked with the key-fobs left in them.  

If a target vehicle is unlocked, and no keys are left in the vehicle, criminals will remove valuables left in the ...

Glen Rock "Click It or Ticket" Campaign Yields 305 Summons

GLEN ROCK, NJ - From May 21 through June 3, the Glen Rock Police Department joined police around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign, yielding 305 summons locally, according to Glen Rock Police.

This national mobilization utilizes high visibility seat belt checkpoints and ...

Fair Lawn High School Girls Track Team Honored by Borough Council

June 21, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn High School Girls Track Team, “a dedicated team of athletes,” according to Mayor Kurt Peluso, and their coaches were recognized by the Borough Council on June 19 for their third championship win in four years.

Eleven members of the team received All-League honors, according to Mayor Kurt Peluso who is pictured with the group in the middle ...

Fair Lawn Boys 6th-Grade Travel Basketball Team Honored by Council

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Boys Sixth Grade Travel Basketball Team was recognized by the Borough Council on June 19 for its 16-0 record this past season and winning the Bergen Travel Basketball League Championship against Rutherford on March 17 and finishing in the New Jersey Junior Basketball League with a 19-0 record.

They also won the North Jersey Junior Basketball League ...

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Conversations with Joan Herrmann: No Dream Is Too High – Reach for the Stars

In honor of Fair Lawn and Glen Rock’s high school graduations last night, TapInto had talked to Joan about reaching for the stars. She shares her very personal story in which she trudged through her own fears and came out a success.

Q. This is something many of us have heard, "reach for the stars, anything is possible," but when it comes to a personal dream, we tend to ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - June 25, 2018

June 25, 2018

During the period between June 18 to June 24, 2018, members of the GRPD handled 215 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

June 19 - 3:54 PM – A resident on the 200 block of Dunham Place reported the theft of approximately $6,000 worth of jewelry from their home. Detectives are currently investigating a possible suspect.

June 23 - 6:35 PM – A motorcycle ...

Gottheimer Meets with Constituents at 25th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall: Midland Park

June 17, 2018

MIDLAND PARK, NJ – Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) met individually with Fifth District residents at his 25th “Cup of Joe with Josh” Town Hall at Sansone's Family Restaurant in Midland Park.

Gottheimer holds these “Cup of Joe with Josh” events regularly across North Jersey to hear directly from the people he serves.

“For me to effectively ...

Local Students Present Robots, Gardens and Other Sustainability Projects at Student Forum

Newark, NJ — Armani Otero, a fifth grade student at Joseph H. Brensinger Elementary School in Jersey City, lit up as he spoke about building two robots that he and other students created to observe changes in their school’s garden.

“My favorite part of the whole thing was building the robots,” he said. “We had to collaborate. We didn’t have ...

Glen Rock Rally for Humanity: Grassroots Groups Join Forces to Support #FamiliesBelongTogether

June 25, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ ‐‐ What will it take to reunite 2,000 migrant children with their heartbroken families? Experts say that public support is key, and that's why grassroots activist groups in northern New Jersey are joining forces in Glen Rock on Saturday, June 30 for the "Rally for Humanity."

The rally, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the steps of the Glen Rock Municipal Building,1 ...

Bergen County Home Improvement Program Offers Interest Free, Deferred Payment Financing to Qualified Home Owners

HACKENSACK, NJ -- If you think you can’t afford to renovate parts of your home that need to be improved, think again.  It’s time to get HIP!

The Bergen County Home Improvement Program (HIP) can help eligible home and condominium owners with extraordinary low-cost financing for needed rehabilitation.  A new roof, windows, doors, sidewalk, driveway, exterior siding, and ...

Brand New Hampton Inn & Suites and Homewood Suites at Teaneck to Host Job Fair on June 21

Hotel plans to hire 45 full-time and part-time staff members in advance of August opening

Teaneck, NJ – In advance of its August opening, the Hampton Inn & Suites and Homewood Suites at Teaneck will be hosting a job fair on June 21 from 1 pm to 5 pm at the East Ballroom of the Marriott Teaneck at Glenpointe at 100 Frank W. Burr Blvd in Teaneck, N.J. More ...

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Thu, June 28, 6:00 PM

Woodstone Pizza Bar & Grill, Rochelle Park

Inspirational Joan Herrmann Guest Speaker for ...

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Sat, June 30, 7:30 PM

Glen Rock Borough Hall, Glen Rock

Glen Rock Rally for Humanity

Giving Back

Sat, July 21, 11:00 AM

The Hermitage Museum, Ho-Ho-Kus

Food Truck Festival at The Hermitage

Arts & Entertainment

Summertime Air Quality Issues

Summer weather can be harmful to your health due to air pollutants like ozone, mold, and moisture that are more prevalent both inside and outside than they are during cooler months. 

Sunny days, warm temperatures, and light winds don’t allow pollutants to be cleared from outside air. Instead, they encourage the formation of ozone, a leading air pollutant.  Ozone is ...