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Portion of Maple Avenue in Fair Lawn Closed August 22 & 23

August 22, 2017

FAIR LAWN - Maple Avenue northbound from River Road to Elm Avenue will be closed for utility work 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow, according to Police.

Detours are in place. Plan accordingly.

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Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

Counterfeiters Caught at Shop Rite

FAIR LAWN - Five out-of-staters were arrested after purchasing items in Shop Rite with a counterfeit $100 bill.

According to a police report, on Aug. 17 at 11:28 p.m., Fair Lawn police arrested two of the individuals at Shop Rite, 17-17 River Road, after the store called 911 to report people in store who used a counterfeit $100 bill on a $9 purchase.

Two of individuals fled ...

Special Police Officers Approved for Fair Lawn Middle Schools in September

FAIR LAWN - The Borough Council approved retired police officers permanently stationed at each middle school.

On Aug. 15, the council unanimously approved an amended ordinance to include Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers who have the same training as regular duty officers.

The council began discussing the idea in the beginning of the summer, stating the officers would be ...

Fair Lawn Orders Band Shell

August 19, 2017

FAIR LAWN - The Borough Council signed a resolution to purchase a new band shell on Oct. 1.

The borough authorized the purchase on Aug. 15. The Mobile Sound Shell Stage, Showmaster 3000 comes at a cost of $164,947 from Century Industries out of Sellersburg, IN. It will replace the current 25-year-old structure.

The funds are coming out of the 2017 operating budget.

The borough ...

Special Police Officers Approved for Fair Lawn Middle Schools in September

FAIR LAWN - The Borough Council approved retired police officers permanently stationed at each middle school.

On Aug. 15, the council unanimously approved an amended ordinance to include Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers who have the same training as regular duty officers.

The council began discussing the idea in the beginning of the summer, stating the officers would be ...

Fair Lawn Reduces Parking requirement Near Broadway Train Station

FAIR LAWN – In an effort to promote business near the Broadway train station, the Borough Council reduced parking requirements for certain establishments within a quarter mile of the commuter line that connects Port Jervis to Hoboken.

The station, between Midland Avenue and East 54th Street on Route 4/Broadway, is one of two train stations in the borough. The other is located in ...

Glen Rock Councilman Excited to Share "Passion" for Service

GLEN ROCK - Republican Councilman Bill Leonard, said he is "so excited" to join Bergen County's 38th district ticket to run for state Assembly in November.

"I was approached after a candidate dropped out last month," Leonard said on Aug. 14 in an email. "Since joining the ticket, the support and excitement in District 38 has been incredible. My ...

Last Minute Ideas to Entertain the Family this Weekend

August 17, 2017

After last week’s dreary weekend, we are all looking forward to the nicer weather this coming Saturday and Sunday. Avoid the crowds at the shore and instead opt to attend one of the following family-friendly activities in the North Jersey area. Most of the events are free or inexpensive—ideal for those trying to save money after a jam-packed summer.

Canal Day Musical and Craft ...

United Airlines to add Newark service to Western Ski Resorts for 2017-2018 Season

CHICAGO, IL  - United Airlines announced new service from the Newark Liberty Airport Hub to six western US ski destinations. The new routes will start operating later this year and will continue into the Spring of 2018.

The Winter schedule to ski destination from Newark includes service to Bozeman/Big Sky, Eagle/Vail, Jackson Hole, Steamboat Springs, Montrose/Telluride, and Salt Lake ...

Weekend Fun Family Events

August has gifted us with perfect weather: not too hot with very little humidity. Get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine as summer comes to a close. Although there are only a few weekends left before Labor Day, local festivals are still in full swing.

International Food Festival

Food festivals are a summertime staple. We don’t often get a chance to try international cuisine in a casual ...

Fair Lawn Board Of Education Approves Grade Realignment, Now Voters Decide

August 23, 2017

FAIR LAWN - The Fair Lawn Board of Education took the first step Monday night moving forward with the interim superintendent's idea that would realign the district’s elementary and middle schools to help alleviate safety concerns attributed to rising enrollment.

On Aug. 21, the board – with the exception of trustee Jeffrey Klein, who abstained – passed a ...

Portion of Maple Avenue in Fair Lawn Closed August 22 & 23

August 22, 2017

FAIR LAWN - Maple Avenue northbound from River Road to Elm Avenue will be closed for utility work 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow, according to Police.

Detours are in place. Plan accordingly.

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Fair Lawn: Drive-thru Dunkin’ Decision Postponed to Aug. 28

FAIR LAWN - A planner for a drive-thru Dunkin' Donuts proposed for the northeast corner of Berdan Avenue and River Road told the Zoning Board of Adjustment Aug. 10 that the site is “particularly suited” for its use as a drive-thru fast food restaurant.  

A decision on the application was postponed to the Aug. 28 meeting.

Applicant planner Roger DeNiscia ...

Glen Rock Councilman Excited to Share "Passion" for Service

August 15, 2017

GLEN ROCK - Republican Councilman Bill Leonard, said he is "so excited" to join Bergen County's 38th district ticket to run for state Assembly in November.

"I was approached after a candidate dropped out last month," Leonard said on Aug. 14 in an email. "Since joining the ticket, the support and excitement in District 38 has been incredible. My ...

Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents Rossini's La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

August 21, 2017

Opera Theatre of Montclair (OTM) will present its fourth mainstage production, Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella) on Fridays, September 15 and 22, 8 PM, and Saturdays, September 16 and 23, 4 PM, at The United Way Theatre, 60 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair.

La Cenerentola is Rossini’s comedic take on the classic Cinderella story. Additionally, in this version, stage director ...

Fair Lawn Orders Band Shell

FAIR LAWN - The Borough Council signed a resolution to purchase a new band shell on Oct. 1.

The borough authorized the purchase on Aug. 15. The Mobile Sound Shell Stage, Showmaster 3000 comes at a cost of $164,947 from Century Industries out of Sellersburg, IN. It will replace the current 25-year-old structure.

The funds are coming out of the 2017 operating budget.

The borough ...

Fair Lawn: Drive-thru Dunkin’ Decision Postponed to Aug. 28

August 14, 2017

FAIR LAWN - A planner for a drive-thru Dunkin' Donuts proposed for the northeast corner of Berdan Avenue and River Road told the Zoning Board of Adjustment Aug. 10 that the site is “particularly suited” for its use as a drive-thru fast food restaurant.  

A decision on the application was postponed to the Aug. 28 meeting.

Applicant planner Roger DeNiscia ...

Rally of Unity and Peace in Fair Lawn Aug. 20

August 19, 2017

FAIR LAWN - Women of Action (NJ) and members of the community are invited to a "Rally of Unity and Peace" 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 in front of the Municipal Building.

Posted on Facebook, the group wrote they want to "come together to speak out against hatred, intolerance and bigotry."

"Hate has no Home in Fair Lawn. As we’ve seen the horrific ...

Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat

August 22, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

Rally of Unity and Peace in Fair Lawn Aug. 20

FAIR LAWN - Women of Action (NJ) and members of the community are invited to a "Rally of Unity and Peace" 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 in front of the Municipal Building.

Posted on Facebook, the group wrote they want to "come together to speak out against hatred, intolerance and bigotry."

"Hate has no Home in Fair Lawn. As we’ve seen the horrific ...

Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

BRANCHBURG, NJ - On Monday, May 21, the United States will experience its first solar eclipse since 1979.

Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAP and its readers safety advice for those who are going to view the event.

"Never look directly at the sun," said Schindler. "The best way to view a ...

Fair Lawn Reduces Parking requirement Near Broadway Train Station

August 16, 2017

FAIR LAWN – In an effort to promote business near the Broadway train station, the Borough Council reduced parking requirements for certain establishments within a quarter mile of the commuter line that connects Port Jervis to Hoboken.

The station, between Midland Avenue and East 54th Street on Route 4/Broadway, is one of two train stations in the borough. The other is located in ...

Counterfeiters Caught at Shop Rite

August 18, 2017

FAIR LAWN - Five out-of-staters were arrested after purchasing items in Shop Rite with a counterfeit $100 bill.

According to a police report, on Aug. 17 at 11:28 p.m., Fair Lawn police arrested two of the individuals at Shop Rite, 17-17 River Road, after the store called 911 to report people in store who used a counterfeit $100 bill on a $9 purchase.

Two of individuals fled ...

Rally of Unity and Peace in Fair Lawn Aug. 20

August 19, 2017

FAIR LAWN - Women of Action (NJ) and members of the community are invited to a "Rally of Unity and Peace" 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 in front of the Municipal Building.

Posted on Facebook, the group wrote they want to "come together to speak out against hatred, intolerance and bigotry."

"Hate has no Home in Fair Lawn. As we’ve seen the horrific ...

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Last Minute Ideas to Entertain the Family this Weekend

August 17, 2017

After last week’s dreary weekend, we are all looking forward to the nicer weather this coming Saturday and Sunday. Avoid the crowds at the shore and instead opt to attend one of the following family-friendly activities in the North Jersey area. Most of the events are free or inexpensive—ideal for those trying to save money after a jam-packed summer.

Canal Day Musical and Craft ...

United Airlines to add Newark service to Western Ski Resorts for 2017-2018 Season

CHICAGO, IL  - United Airlines announced new service from the Newark Liberty Airport Hub to six western US ski destinations. The new routes will start operating later this year and will continue into the Spring of 2018.

The Winter schedule to ski destination from Newark includes service to Bozeman/Big Sky, Eagle/Vail, Jackson Hole, Steamboat Springs, Montrose/Telluride, and Salt Lake ...

Weekend Fun Family Events

August has gifted us with perfect weather: not too hot with very little humidity. Get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine as summer comes to a close. Although there are only a few weekends left before Labor Day, local festivals are still in full swing.

International Food Festival

Food festivals are a summertime staple. We don’t often get a chance to try international cuisine in a casual ...