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Fair Lawn Fireworks Tonight, Memorial Park Opens at 7:30pm

June 29, 2017

On Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Memorial Park located at Berdan Avenue and 1st Street and commencing between 9:00 and 9:15 p.m., the skies will be aglow with a fireworks display to honor America's freedom.  Bring your family, friends, blankets or lawn chairs. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.   Early arrivals will be treated to music. For your convenience vendors will be on ...

DEA Seeking Art Submissions for 2nd Heroin/Opioid Art Exhibit

NEWARK – The Drug Enforcement Administration-New Jersey Division (DEA) and the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey and the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse are seeking art submissions from the public for their 2nd Heroin/Opioid Art exhibit and contest.

In 2015, there ...

West Orange to Host Only Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Viewing in New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Township of West Orange will pay tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War when the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall” arrives at West Orange High School from July 1 to July 4 in Suriano Stadium.

This will be the only appearance of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in New Jersey this year, and viewing is free to the public

The opening ceremony ...

Verizon asks Glen Rock Permission to Increase Service

June 27, 2017

GLEN ROCK - A Verizon representative asked the Borough Council to consider a resolution for tomorrow's agenda that would allow the communications company to install "nodes" on utility poles near schools and business areas to improve data transmitting capacity.

Mayor Bruce Packer said the council should consider a "blanket policy" in case other companies approach the ...

Fair Lawn's Only Pet Business Gets Reprieve to Continue Selling Puppies

FAIR LAWN - A local puppy retail store has 90 days to remain open and wait for reconsideration on a local ordinance that currently prohibits selling dogs or cats other than from rescue or adoption services.

On June 13, the Borough Council gave the NJ Puppy Store, 24-02 Broadway, an extension on its license to operate after they appeared before the council to plead their case.

Ira Levine, ...

Neighbors to Car Dealership: Your Cars Are Clogging Our Streets

FAIR LAWN - Neighbors, angry about blocked driveways and dangerous conditions on a local street, are blaming a nearby business.

Jack Daniels Motors, 29 South Broadway, is drawing anger from residents on Blue Hill Avenue, Sunderland Drive and Romana Drive who claim the car dealership, which sells both used and new cars, is running its business in front of their homes.

Approximately 20 ...

DEA Seeking Art Submissions for 2nd Heroin/Opioid Art Exhibit

June 28, 2017

NEWARK – The Drug Enforcement Administration-New Jersey Division (DEA) and the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey and the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse are seeking art submissions from the public for their 2nd Heroin/Opioid Art exhibit and contest.

In 2015, there ...

Glen Rock High School Graduates 165

GLEN ROCK - Led by a group of bagpipe players, 165 Glen Rock High School students walked onto their football field for the last time before they graduated June 22.

“High school has been the best part of my life to this point,” Josh Frissora, a graduate and future Louisville student, said. “I loved every aspect of it and I wish it didn't have to ...

Glen Rock Congratulates Readathon Winners

GLEN ROCK - There was a room full of readers on June 14 when the Borough Council recognized winners of the annual Readathon contest.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, 382 children participated to read a total of 9,276 hours. They raised $7,500 for the library with their efforts.

The following children received certificates for their achievements: Zoe Olsen, second grade, 79 ...

Special Police Officers Coming to Fair Lawn Middle Schools

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

On June 13, the council approved by consensus to hire Special 3 Police Officers to posts in TJ and Memorial Middle Schools for September 2017.

"Since 2014, there have been 535 calls to the middle schools," Police Chief Glen Cauwels said. "There were ...

A New Summer Classic: Strawberry Basil Lemonade

June 22, 2017

Strawberry fever may go to your head and suddenly, you may find yourself with more berries than you know what to do with. There is a good chance that some at the bottom of the carton will be a little less camera ready than the ones up top. They are still tasty and juicy but not pretty.

When this happens make a batch of strawberry basil lemonade.  (You can certainly make this recipe with ...

New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency

June 27, 2017

New Brunswick, NJ (June 26, 2017) – New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) and its parent company, New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at a NJBS donor center or convenient blood drive to help replenish the community’s blood supply. Recent national tragedies are reminders that it is imperative to always have ...

Glen Rock Congratulates Readathon Winners

GLEN ROCK - There was a room full of readers on June 14 when the Borough Council recognized winners of the annual Readathon contest.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, 382 children participated to read a total of 9,276 hours. They raised $7,500 for the library with their efforts.

The following children received certificates for their achievements: Zoe Olsen, second grade, 79 ...

Glen Rock Girl Scouts Earn Gold

Girl Scout Troop 51 Gold Award Recipients: Jennifer Singh, Michelle Hillock, Sydney Hornak, Ayano Endo

Picture #2: Top row L to R: Meredith Busch, Eunice Cho, Deirdre Meaney, Katya Frangulova, Grave Cunningham, Michelle Hillock

Bottom Row L to R: Megan Stoddard, Delphine Troast, Sydney Hornak, Jennifer Singh, Ayano Endo, Camille Kaselow

GLEN ROCK - The Borough Council recognized ...

Verizon asks Glen Rock Permission to Increase Service

June 27, 2017

GLEN ROCK - A Verizon representative asked the Borough Council to consider a resolution for tomorrow's agenda that would allow the communications company to install "nodes" on utility poles near schools and business areas to improve data transmitting capacity.

Mayor Bruce Packer said the council should consider a "blanket policy" in case other companies approach the ...

West Orange to Host Only Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Viewing in New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Township of West Orange will pay tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War when the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall” arrives at West Orange High School from July 1 to July 4 in Suriano Stadium.

This will be the only appearance of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in New Jersey this year, and viewing is free to the public

The opening ceremony ...

Fair Lawn Water Meter Replacement Program PHASE III - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Fair Lawn Water Meter Replacement Program?
The Fair Lawn Water Department has initiated a program to replace approximately 10,000 of the Borough’s residential and commercial water meters and associated meter interface units (MIUs). MIUs are small, black, electronic boxes that work with the water meter to transmit meter readings to the billing office.

Why is this program ...

Glen Rock Congratulates Readathon Winners

GLEN ROCK - There was a room full of readers on June 14 when the Borough Council recognized winners of the annual Readathon contest.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, 382 children participated to read a total of 9,276 hours. They raised $7,500 for the library with their efforts.

The following children received certificates for their achievements: Zoe Olsen, second grade, 79 ...

Fair Lawn Water Meter Replacement Program PHASE III - Frequently Asked Questions

June 20, 2017

What is the Fair Lawn Water Meter Replacement Program?
The Fair Lawn Water Department has initiated a program to replace approximately 10,000 of the Borough’s residential and commercial water meters and associated meter interface units (MIUs). MIUs are small, black, electronic boxes that work with the water meter to transmit meter readings to the billing office.

Why is this program ...

Prescribers Must Be Our First Line of Defense Against Opioid Addiction

June 29, 2017

MILLBURN — To truly curb the opioid epidemic, both here in New Jersey and nationally, we must realize former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murphy’s vision of doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers, truly being "the first line of defense in the battle against addiction.”  

New Jersey’s recently adopted comprehensive law to combat opioid ...

DEA Seeking Art Submissions for 2nd Heroin/Opioid Art Exhibit

NEWARK – The Drug Enforcement Administration-New Jersey Division (DEA) and the New York/New Jersey High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) in conjunction with the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey and the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse are seeking art submissions from the public for their 2nd Heroin/Opioid Art exhibit and contest.

In 2015, there ...

​​​Choosing Happy Matters

You have probably heard the term laughter is the best medicine. It may even be a bit cliché at this point. However, it still holds quite true. If you are feeling down, forcing yourself to smile or laugh can turn your mood around.

If you are in need of a pick-me-up, make sure you hang out with people who are upbeat. If you are with others who are down as well, it’s going to be ...

New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency

New Brunswick, NJ (June 26, 2017) – New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) and its parent company, New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at a NJBS donor center or convenient blood drive to help replenish the community’s blood supply. Recent national tragedies are reminders that it is imperative to always have ...

Special Police Officers Coming to Fair Lawn Middle Schools

June 16, 2017

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

On June 13, the council approved by consensus to hire Special 3 Police Officers to posts in TJ and Memorial Middle Schools for September 2017.

"Since 2014, there have been 535 calls to the middle schools," Police Chief Glen Cauwels said. "There were ...

Weekend Suggestions To Entertain the Family

June 23, 2017

TAPinto Travels

Are you ready to celebrate the end of the school year? Many area schools are concluding for the summer, making kids primed to party. If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend with the family in New Jersey, you must make time to check out the following local events.

Montville 4th of July Celebration

The city of Montville is ready to ...

The Iconic Surflight Theatre and Showplace Ice Cream Parlor Reopens Today

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - The iconic Surflight Theatre and Show Place Ice Cream Parlour in Beach Haven, NJ will reopen Friday, June 23 with a performance of Footloose. Under the new ownership of Al Parinello Entertainment LLC, the Surflight Theatre’s 68th year will begin with new sound and lighting, a newly renovated stage, new curtain and a range of plans for improvements over the next five ...

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West Orange to Host Only Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Viewing in New Jersey

June 23, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Township of West Orange will pay tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War when the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall” arrives at West Orange High School from July 1 to July 4 in Suriano Stadium.

This will be the only appearance of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in New Jersey this year, and viewing is free to the public

The opening ceremony ...

Upcoming Events

Fri, June 30, 7:30 PM

Memorial Pool, Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn Fireworks

Arts & Entertainment Community Calendar

Sun, July 2, 10:00 AM

Borough Hall Employee Parking Lot, Glen Rock

Glen Rock Farmers Market

Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Sun, July 9, 10:00 AM

Borough Hall Employee Parking Lot, Glen Rock

Glen Rock Farmers Market

Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Weekend Suggestions To Entertain the Family

June 23, 2017

TAPinto Travels

Are you ready to celebrate the end of the school year? Many area schools are concluding for the summer, making kids primed to party. If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend with the family in New Jersey, you must make time to check out the following local events.

Montville 4th of July Celebration

The city of Montville is ready to ...

The Iconic Surflight Theatre and Showplace Ice Cream Parlor Reopens Today

BEACH HAVEN, NJ - The iconic Surflight Theatre and Show Place Ice Cream Parlour in Beach Haven, NJ will reopen Friday, June 23 with a performance of Footloose. Under the new ownership of Al Parinello Entertainment LLC, the Surflight Theatre’s 68th year will begin with new sound and lighting, a newly renovated stage, new curtain and a range of plans for improvements over the next five ...