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Fair Lawn Announces National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist & Commended Students

October 8, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Fair Lawn High School announced 12 of its seniors of the Class of 2019 have been recognized for outstanding achievement in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Senior Jiwon Kang will continue on in the scholarship competition as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. Kang is one of only 16,000 students in the country to be so recognized. He will now be ...

Glen Rock Utility Pole Inspection Ongoing Throughout Fall, Residents Asking Questions

October 22, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - PSE&G is conducting its annual pole inspection program in the borough, according to the police chief.

"The pole inspection program is already in progress," Chief Dean Ackermann said in an email. "PSE&G sent out letters, put it on their website and it is on the town’s website."

Nonetheless, the police are getting flooded with calls, ...

Fair Lawn "Deals" Property Being Considered As An "Area in Need of Redevelopment"

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough Council authorized the Planning Board to "undertake a preliminary investigation to determine whether the "Deals" property qualifies as an "area in need of redevelopment."

The council authorized the investigation at Tuesday night's council meeting, Oct. 16, and the next day, received a report dated Oct. 17 from an independent ...

NJAWBO Northeast Region Networking Happy Hour Scheduled for Oct. 24 in Wayne

WAYNE, NJ - The Northeast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) is hosting a Make Networking a Breeze... Networking Happy Hour from 6 to 8 p.m. on October 24 at Bahama Breeze, 101 Route 23 South, Wayne (across from the Willowbrook Mall and Wayne Town Shopping Center parking areas).

Women business owners from the area are encouraged to attend. There ...

Fair Lawn Opportunity Center Mums Place First at State Show

October 17, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Opportunity Center's mums placed first at the New Jersey Chrysanthemum Society's annual mum show and competition on Oct. 14.

With the mums raised from their own seeds, Opportunity Center clients were "thrilled" with the win. 

The Opportunity Center of Fair Lawn is a year-round day program for adults with developmental disabilities, a non-sectarian, ...

Fair Lawn Considering Update to Zoning Ordinance to Include Affordable Housing Requirement for Whole Town

October 19, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough Council introduced an ordinance amendment to require the entire borough to abide by affordable housing rules when creating new residential housing. Prior to the amendment, the entire borough was not included.

"The main difference is that currently, Fair Lawn has an overlay zone in certain areas of town which require an affordable housing element when creating ...

Fair Lawn "Deals" Property Being Considered As An "Area in Need of Redevelopment"

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough Council authorized the Planning Board to "undertake a preliminary investigation to determine whether the "Deals" property qualifies as an "area in need of redevelopment."

The council authorized the investigation at Tuesday night's council meeting, Oct. 16, and the next day, received a report dated Oct. 17 from an independent ...

Final Plan Announced for Fair Lawn Well Field Superfund site

FAIR LAWN, NJ – U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited the Well Field Superfund site in Fair Lawn last week to announce the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalized plan to allocate $19.5 million for expanding and upgrading groundwater clean-up efforts, another step towards reclaiming the Well Field and restoring clean drinking water from its wells for Fair ...

Hawthorne Resident Charged With Stalking in Glen Rock, Same as Dec. 2017 Charge

October 15, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A Hawthorne resident was charged with stalking today, according to Glen Rock police. An individual with the same address and name, and seemingly the same photo, was charge with the same offense in December 2017, according to reports from police to TapInto.

Christopher J. Greig, 36, of Hawthorne, was charged with stalking, contempt of a stalking restraining order, cyber ...

Construction Worker Falls Through Glen Toyota Skylight

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A construction worker received a head injury yesterday after falling 25 feet into the Glen Toyota car dealership off Route 208 through a roof skylight, according to police.

On Sunday, Oct. 14 at noon, Fair Lawn Police responded to Glen Toyota, 23-07 Maple Avenue, after a construction worker, cleaning up garbage on the roof of the building, tripped and fell onto a ...

Glen Rock Holds First Stigma-Free Forum: Anxiety, Oct. 25

October 19, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Everyone has, had or knows someone who has anxiety, according to Dr. Kevin Brennan.

The doctor is a member of the Glen Rock Stigma-Free Task Force, made up of borough officials, local mental health professionals and a resident, which is presenting an Oct. 25 event about anxiety at borough hall, 7:30 p.m.

"We're working on making mental health issues easy to ...

Teaming Up To Support Teens: Join Discussion at New Bridge Medical Center

PARAMUS, NJ - New Bridge Medical Center is hosting a panel discussion for those who work with or care for teens tomorrow, Wed., Oct. 17.

It's part of H.A.P.P.Y. Week, "Heroin Addiction Prevents People's Years," a video and discussion program created by Stephanie Reifman and presented by Melissa Reifman. H.A.P.P.Y. Week has been featured in The Record, ...

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Alina Sawhney Wins Byrd School Motto Contest

October 12, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Third-grader Alina Sawhney won the school-wide Byrd motto contest. The new Byrd School motto is "Be Brave, Be Bold, Be Beautiful, Be BYRD!!!"

Byrd School conducted the school-wide motto contest for students in grades K-5 in what was characterized as "a very close race" by the school administration.

Memorial School Students Donate 40-Pounds Tomato Harvest, Donate to Food Pantry

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Memorial School students harvested 40 pounds of cherry and beefsteak tomatoes last month as part of their farm to table project, according to school officials.

Every fall, students from Memorial Middle School Bridges 1 class harvest produce from the school’s garden and donate it to the Fair Lawn Food Pantry. The bounty comes from their spring effort in which Bridge ...

Glen Rock High School Theatre Company Presents "Pride and Prejudice"

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock High School Theatre Company will present Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen and dramatized by Simon Reade, at 7 p.m. on November 1, 2, and 3. A timeless literary masterpiece, Pride and Prejudice is entertaining for the entire family and features the talents and dedication of more than forty students. 

A whimsical tale ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - Oct. 22, 2018

October 22, 2018

During the period between October 15 to October 21, 2018 members of the GRPD handled 296 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

Oct. 15 - 1:42 AM – While making a check of the Central Business District, Sgt. Mike Trover found an injured man lying on the sidewalk in front of 189 Rock Road. Investigation found the subject, a 52-year-old man, was in a highly ...

Autumn Air Conditioner Tune-Ups Just Make Sense

Last time we checked, it was barely the beginning of summer, and now it’s already autumn. How did your air conditioner hold up over the past few months? 

If you skipped having your system maintained in the spring or summer, it’s important make sure it’s still in good shape now so you can stay comfortable next season.

The number one cause of air conditioning and ...

Halloween Trick or Treating Safety Tips For all to Heed

October 22, 2018

In little more than a week it will be that time of year again, when little goblins and ghosts will be going door-to-door, trick-or-treating. Glen Rock Police Department recommends the following safety tips to help make the occasion safe and enjoyable:

Children should:

Only approach well-lit houses and always travel in small groups
Wear clothing that is bright, reflective and flame ...

Glen Rock-Fair Lawn Relay for Life to Hold Bowling Fundraiser at Bowlero in Fair Lawn: Oct. 23

Proceeds Support American Cancer Society and Chapter’s 2019 Relay for Life 

FAIR LAWN, N.J. – The Glen Rock-Fair Lawn chapter of Relay for Life, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will hold a bowling night fundraiser on Tuesday, October 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Bowlero, 22-22 Maple Avenue in Fair Lawn. The event is being sponsored by the Glen ...

Tom Eastwick Honored by New Bridge Medical Center and Its Foundation

Paramus, NJ – Tom Eastwick, President and Founder of Eastwick College and New Bridge Medical Center Foundation Trustee,was honored for his years of support and philanthropy to the Medical Center, its Foundation and the community at a tree planting ceremony commemorating ‘Eastwick Grove at New Bridge Medical Center.’

“Tom has been a dedicated Trustee to the ...

You Don't Have to Be the Victim of Your Genes, But You Can Be the Master of You

October is breast cancer awareness month. It’s at a time like this that many people take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life and turn their attention to something they don’t routinely think much about – cancer.

Is there anything we can do about it? Or, are we just a victim of our genes? Joan discusses how this does not at all have to be the case.

Q. How ...

Enterprising Hillsborough Students Ship Clothing to Villages in India

October 19, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Rohan Singh and Ritik Gupta, seniors at Hillsborough High School are helping impoverished populations in some of the most underprivileged parts of Southeast Asia by tutoring  younger students, cleaning out their closets and asking others to do the same.

Through their nonprofit charity organization “Coaching to Contribute,” Rohan and Ritik have shipped over ...

Paterson Police Announce 3rd Shooting In Same Day

PATERSON, NJ - A male 26-year-old Paterson resident sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound on Oct. 7 at approximately 11 p.m. in a hallway of a residence on North Main Street, according to police. It was the third shooting that day.

The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

Two men, one 35 and the other 55 ...

Glen Rock Recycling Center Styrofoam Drive Yields Full 17-Foot Box Truck

October 9, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Environmental Commission (GREC) and Glen Rock Green Team held a Styrofoam recycling drive on Sunday, September 23 that received a turnout of residents from fifteen different Bergen County towns, including Ridgewood, Franklin Lakes, and Oradell.

Participants brought Styrofoam coolers and packaging materials and filled a 17-foot box truck. The truck was then ...

Refuse the Straw During Glen Rock’s Strawless Saturday, Oct. 27

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Green Team Interns have declared Oct. 27, 2018 to be “Strawless Saturday”.  On this day, all Glen Rock residents are encouraged to refuse plastic straws. The initiative to ban single-use plastics is gaining global attention and by hosting this event, the interns hope that residents will become more conscious of their own waste and the ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 17, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...