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Glen Rock BOE Uses Its $150K from Revised State Aid to Offset Taxes

August 2, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Board of Education will defer its recent award of nearly $150,000 in state aid to be utilized in the 2019-2020 budget for tax relief, according to board officials.

The school district received the monies on the heels of the recent funding formula reform approved by the state senate in June which called for more fair redistribution of hundreds of ...

Fair Lawn School District Ranked #11 in State: Niche.com

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Fair Lawn Public School district is ranked #11 as one of the top school districts in New Jersey for 2019, according to Niche.com, the online educational review and ranking site.

The rankings were released this week as part of the website’s 2019 K-12 rankings. Millburn Township Schools were ranked #1. Glen Rock was ranked #29.

“This is quite an ...

Fair Lawn BOE Appoints Security Director

August 13, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Fair Lawn Board of Education appointed Robert Licamara to the position of Security Director for Fair Lawn Public Schools today, according to the superintendent of schools.

Licamara's annual salary is $85,000, according to school administration officials. Security director is a new full-time position in the district.

Licamara, who has more than 20 ...

"Alert" Glen Rock Resident Helps Foil Cell Phone Theft Scam

August 13, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ –  An "alert" Harding Road resident helped foil a cell phone thief who police apprehended with eight stolen cell phones in his possession, according to police.

On Aug. 7, the Harding Road resident received a FedEx package delivered to his home with someone else’s name on it just before 6 p.m.  The complainant, who had read in last week’s Glen ...

Glen Rock Pool Trespasser Injured When Scaling Fence

GLEN ROCK, NJ - No good Samaritans in the case of four trespassers who scaled the Glen Rock Memorial Pool fence and called 9-1-1 when one of them was injured.

On Aug. 1 at approximately 3:30 a.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call concerning an injured person at the pool. Officers located four trespassers, one of which was a minor and another who was injured, inside pool grounds, according ...

Fair Lawn Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Acqaintance

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 40-year-old Fair Lawn man's gun discharged while showing it to a 49-year-old Paterson man, injuring himself and the acquaintance, according to police.

On Saturday, Aug. 4 at approximately 10 p.m., the gun owner was showing his .380 caliber Beretta semiautomatic handgun to his Paterson friend, according to police, inside his residence on Rosewood Street when the ...

Could AutoZone Be Moving In to Old Chase Bank Site on Broadway, Fair Lawn?

August 13, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - AutoZone, a car parts store, is on the Planning Board's agenda tonight for a location on Broadway.

Listed as "AutoZone; 27-02 Broadway @ 28th Street Block 3210.01-Lots 2 & 7," the site is the closed Chase Bank branch on the corner of 28th Street and Broadway (Rt. 4 East).

The Planning Board meets this evening at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall.

Fair Lawn Columbia Bank Robber Captured

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The "10K or You Die" Columbia Bank robber was captured yesterday in Paterson while walking near his residence, according to police. The robbery occurred on July 13.

On Aug. 1, police were able to identify and arrest Jose Cuevas, 22, of Paterson, on East 28th Street in Paterson after observing him walking near his residence.

According to police, a 27-inch ...

Friday, August 10th: Walk the Red Carpet With Film Makers, Actors and Industry Executives at the International Monmouth Film Festival

August 7, 2018

This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival. 

RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being made for one of the state's most popular ...

Glen Rock: More than 150 Turn-Out for "Plastic" Movie Screening

August 13, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A documentary screening about plastics in the ocean created quite a splash on July 31.

The Glen Rock Green Team Interns hosted “A Plastic Ocean” documentary screening on July 31 at Borough Hall.  The event brought more than 150 people from Glen Rock and neighboring municipalities together for a discussion on the damage that single use plastic has on our ...

American Red Cross Brings Emergency Blood Drive to Fair Lawn: Aug. 20

FAIR LAWN, NJ — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Library to help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month, according to Red Cross officials.

On Monday, Aug. 20, from 12-5 p.m., the American Red Cross will be set up for blood donations at the Maurice M. Pine Public Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Avenue.

"A critical need remains as many regular ...

Updated: Fair Lawn Superfund Site: EPA Proposes $19.5M Toward Enhanced Cleanup Work Already Underway

August 7, 2018

Updated on Aug. 12 to include Deputy Mayor John Cosgrove's comment.

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Fair Lawn can look forward to $19.5 million in federal monies for the Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund site located in Fair Lawn Industrial Park off Route 208 West, according to Mayor Kurt Peluso. The site has been pinpointed as the main source of groundwater contamination for almost half of ...

Bergen County Clerk Brings Satellite Offices to Glen Rock

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Need to update a passport, apply for a business trade name, utilize a notary? No need to go to Hackensack because the Bergen County Clerk's office is coming to Glen Rock in October as part of Clerk John S. Hogan's “Around the County” initiative.

In addition to Glen Rock, Borough Hall--1 Harding Plaza, on Oct. 2-4, other satellite offices will be in ...

Glen Rock Green Team Interns Show-Off Bottle-Free Boro Hall Filtration System

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock Green Team Interns displayed their Plastic Bottle-Free project utilized in Borough Hall using a $2,000 environmental grant.

Installed in the conference room and in a hallway water fountain, the two locations filter contaminants out of drinking water so people can fill-up as needed with their own water bottles instead of using throw-away plastic ones.

Carol, ...

Bergen County Clerk Brings Satellite Offices to Glen Rock

August 3, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Need to update a passport, apply for a business trade name, utilize a notary? No need to go to Hackensack because the Bergen County Clerk's office is coming to Glen Rock in October as part of Clerk John S. Hogan's “Around the County” initiative.

In addition to Glen Rock, Borough Hall--1 Harding Plaza, on Oct. 2-4, other satellite offices will be in ...

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Conversations with Joan Herrmann: Finding the Silver Lining In Tragedy

Finding a silver lining from tragedy – blessings come in disguise. From Joan's personal experience, she will tell you your attitude determines how you view a situation and how you move through it. Attitude is altitude.

Q. Tragedies come in all ways: the death of a loved one, divorce, the loss of a job. Is there a definition of a tragedy or is it how a person views the ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - Aug. 13, 2018

August 13, 2018

During the period between August 6 to August 12, 2018 members of the GRPD handled 229 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

Aug. 6 - 08:26 AM – A Glen Rock woman reported receiving numerous mail and phone notifications stating that her identification had been used in attempts to open credit card accounts. The accounts had not yet been activated, pending confirmation, and ...

Common HVAC Home Inspection Problems

The heating and cooling system is one of the most important systems in a home, which is why the home inspection may include a detailed exam of this equipment. Here are common problems homeowners encounter:

Filters:If filters aren’t changed regularly, air flow can become blocked, causing problems with heating and cooling functions.
Leaks:Any leak can be a precursor to a larger ...

News Reporter Attacked in New Brunswick Courtroom

August 7, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - While working in her role as a reporter covering the courts in New Brunswick, a female journalist from NJ Advance Media, a media group represented locally by nj.com and The Star Ledger, was assaulted by another woman following the trial of Tejay Johnson.  A three-year member of the Rutgers University football team, Johnson was one of three former ...

State Assembly Considers Bill To Create Recycling Program for Plastic Bags 

TRENTON, NJ - The state assembly is considering legislation requiring the Department of Environmental Protection to establish a recycling program for plastic bags and plastic film.

“We know how bad plastic bags are for the environment” said Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney of Wyckoff (R-Bergen) who introduced the bill. “They constantly litter highways, parks ...

Glen Rock: More than 150 Turn-Out for "Plastic" Movie Screening

August 13, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A documentary screening about plastics in the ocean created quite a splash on July 31.

The Glen Rock Green Team Interns hosted “A Plastic Ocean” documentary screening on July 31 at Borough Hall.  The event brought more than 150 people from Glen Rock and neighboring municipalities together for a discussion on the damage that single use plastic has on our ...

Glen Rock Green Team Interns Show-Off Bottle-Free Boro Hall Filtration System

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock Green Team Interns displayed their Plastic Bottle-Free project utilized in Borough Hall using a $2,000 environmental grant.

Installed in the conference room and in a hallway water fountain, the two locations filter contaminants out of drinking water so people can fill-up as needed with their own water bottles instead of using throw-away plastic ones.

Carol, ...

Become a Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent

August 12, 2018

Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Class

Become a NJ Licensed Real Estate Salesperson!




Passaic County Community College

Center for Continuing Education

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Pre-Requisites to obtaining a Real Estate Salespersons License:

Must complete 75 hours of instruction from a school approved by the New Jersey Real Estate ...

Lunch & Listen With Glen Rock Council Candidates

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Lunch and Listens are a great way for Glen Rock, NJ, residents to get to know town council candidates Kristine Morieko and Mary Barchetto. Even better, they are a great way for the candidates to get to know you and learn what issues are important to you. If you haven’t yet had a chance to meet Kristine and Mary at one of the restaurants in town, August will be a change ...

Gottheimer, Fitzpatrick Call For Passage of HR 911 to Secure Airplane Cockpits from Terrorists

MIDLAND PARK, NJ -- On Aug. 3, Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8), a Democrat and a Republican, called on Congress to pass HR 911, the Saracini Aviation Safety Act of 2017, which would mandate the installation of secondary flight deck barriers on commercial airplanes. The bill is named after the late Captain Victor Saracini, who flew United Flight 175 on ...