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Fair Lawn Zoning Board Nearing Conclusion on River Road Convenience Store/Gas Station

November 28, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Fair Lawn Zoning Board of Adjustment appears to be nearing a conclusion for the Coremark application on River Road: a convenience store with five gas pumps. Fuel sales are not allowed in this business zone.

On Nov. 26, Coremark completed its testimony, making way for public testimony and a possible vote on Dec. 13.

Coremark’s application has proceeded for ...

Bergen Community College Wins Three Awards from the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) for exemplary communication campaigns

December 4, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – For the fourth consecutive year, Bergen Community College and its Office of Public Relations, Community and Cultural Affairs have earned recognition from the National Council on Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) for exemplary communication campaigns, winning three awards. Bergen has now won eight awards from the American Association of Community Colleges affiliate in ...

State Considering Automatically Enrolling Private Employees in Government-Run Retirement Plan

TRENTON, NJ –  The senate is considering a bill that would automatically enroll private sector workers in a government-run retirement plan.

The bill, S-2891, sponsored by Senator Joseph Lagana and Senator Troy Singleton, was approved by the Senate Labor Committee today. It would create the Secure Choice retirement program, according to a statement released by the NJ Senate ...

Live Streaming Fair Lawn BOE Work Session Meetings Still Up for Debate

November 29, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Board of Education is considering the idea of live streaming their work session meetings, though the board majority is leaning toward not doing so, citing cost, among other issues.

At the board’s Nov. 19 meeting, Trustee Emily Cohen made a motion to live stream this past Monday’s work session held on Nov. 26. She explained that live streaming the work ...

Wilkin Santana Sworn-In as New Fair Lawn BOE Trustee

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Newcomer Wilkin Santana was sworn-in as the newest trustee on the Fair Lawn Board of Education during a work session meeting on Nov. 26.

Santana, a Spanish teacher and father of one daughter in the district, will finish out longtime Board Member Jeff Klein’s term, which will end on Dec. 31. Klein's resignation became effective on Nov. 8 – two days ...

Update: Fair Lawn Council Looking for Safety Options on 20th Street

December 6, 2018

Editor's Note: The borough manager was misquoted in the article. See the correct comments in bold.

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Residents from 20th Street say traffic conditions on their road has contributed to recent accidents, prompting the council to ask the police to take yet another look at the safety-challenged street.

Residents were responding to the most recent accident on Nov. 26 ...

Honoring 41, What's Closed on National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush

WASHINGTON, DC -  The United States of America will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wed. Dec. 5 to honor the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush. 

In addition to all flags being flown at half staff, there will be closures in both government and the private sector. 

The United States Senate postponed all votes until after the ...

Fair Lawn Zoning Board Nearing Conclusion on River Road Convenience Store/Gas Station

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Fair Lawn Zoning Board of Adjustment appears to be nearing a conclusion for the Coremark application on River Road: a convenience store with five gas pumps. Fuel sales are not allowed in this business zone.

On Nov. 26, Coremark completed its testimony, making way for public testimony and a possible vote on Dec. 13.

Coremark’s application has proceeded for ...

Fair Lawn Arts Council Seeking Members

November 26, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough is seeking members to the Fair Lawn Arts Council, with its mission "to involve the entire community in the creation and appreciation of art by sponsoring events throughout the year and to accomplish this by engaging the residents in projects that have no age or talent limitations and are creative and fun," according to the borough administration.

Any ...

Applications Available for Fair Lawn Citizen Police Academy

December 7, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Police Department is accepting applications to its 2019 Citizen Police Academy. The academy was formed to provide insight into the operations of the Fair Lawn Police.

Free of charge and open to Fair Lawn residents, the academy will be held on Thursday evenings, beginning on February 7. The academy will include classes about gang awareness, firearm awareness ...

Fair Lawn Records Bureau Extends Hours for Parking Permit Purchases

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Police Records Bureau will extend their hours on certain days in December for the purchase of commuter parking permits for 2019.

The Records Bureau will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the following dates:

Tuesday, 12/18

Thursday, 12/20

Wednesday, 12/26

Thursday, 12/27

Contact the Records Bureau at 201-794-5418 with any questions.

 

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Fair Lawn/Glen Rock

New Rules From AG Grewal Were Practiced by Local Police All Along

December 7, 2018

FAIR LAWN & GLEN ROCK, NJ — Police officers are now restricted from asking individuals about their immigration status or participating in civil immigration enforcement operations conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to a directive issued by State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, a Glen Rock resident.

Sergeant Brian Metzler said Fair Lawn Police ...

Fair Lawn Council Responds to School Security at Voting Locations

December 5, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough Council is tweaking three voting locations in response to a request from the new school district security director, although the Council is asking for data to back up any security concerns. Of the 11 voting locations in the town, 10 are in schools.

At the work session on Dec. 4, the council agreed by consensus on three changes:

Forrest School: open the ...

Glen Rock Boys Soccer Team Honored for "Historic" Season

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team received a ceremonial proclamation for its "dominant and historic 2018 season."

On Nov. 28, the mayor and council honored the squad and its coach, Casey Schick, for earning a state top 10 ranking. The team claimed its first-ever Bergen County Tournament Championship and its first sectional championship since 2010, ...

Fair Lawn School Police Officer & Vice Principal Teach Students How to Make Mozzarella

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Who better to teach students how to make homemade mozzarella than their school safety officer and their vice principal?!

For the fourth year, Memorial Middle School Vice Principal Dominick Tarquinio and Class Three school police officer Sal Feola did on Nov. 13 while listening to opera genius Pavarotti. The two pros, both born in Italy, made the same mozzarella ...

Is Social Media Really Making You Social?

Social media has become a professional and personal communication tool so much so that most of us wonder how we ever got along without it. This week, Joan talks about how it can affect us, sometimes negatively, particularly around the holidays, and what we can do about it.

Q. What’s your take on social media?

Joan: For most of us, checking our social media accounts is as much a part ...

Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

Fair Lawn Police Blotter - Dec. 6, 2018

December 6, 2018

Nov. 25 - 5:49 pm Shoplifting: P.O. Robert Manning responded to the area of ShopRite, 17-17 River Road, after they reported two males attempting to leave with unpaid items in their vehicle and arrested Charles Thompson, age 54 of Prospect Park, and Terrance Oliver, age 52 of Passaic, after he stopped their vehicle by Walgreen’s, 17-77 River Road, with the $734 in unpaid items in the ...

NY Radio Host Invites You to Help Feed a Family This Holiday Season

December 7, 2018

Meals to Be Distributed Through Covenant House New Jersey and Jersey Battered Women's Service

Joan Herrmann, contributor to TAPinto and host of Converations with Joan, which airs on New York’s AM970 The Answer, invites you to help feed children this holiday season.

Through her brand, Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life (CYACYL), and in collaboration with Chef Todd ...

Komen North Jersey’s Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show “Bubbles Over” with the Spirit of Giving

Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orangeon December 8th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine Lee, CWI Design; Mary Jo Keller, Konica Minolta; Deborah Nelson, Budd Larner, P.C.; ...

Project Help Brings Joy to Hospitalized Veterans

For most people the holidays are a time for family and friends but for our war heroes in VA hospitals it can be sad and lonely.

It’s heartbreaking to realize that many of these brave service men and women don’t have family in the area and some have no family at all.

Project Help is ever so aware of this heartbreaking situation. Periodically they visit the Lyons hospital and ...

Clinton's Fourchette Shares the Secrets of their Success as a Small Business

December 7, 2018

<!--block-->CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business.

Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet foods, imported French linens and unique home and kitchen goods. While ...

Millburn Winter Walk Holiday Event Highlights the Importance of Shopping Local

<!--block-->MILLBURN, NJ -- Crowds gathered here in Taylor Park for the lighting of the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk,” presented by the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce. Held a day after “Shop Local Saturday,” the event highlighted the importance of community and supporting local destinations and businesses this holiday season. <!--block-->

“It ...

Glen Rock Environmental Commission Honored for Sustainable NJ Silver Status

December 8, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Through the work of the Glen Rock Environmental Commission (GREC) and Green Team, the borough was recognized by Sustainable Jersey with the Silver Certification award in recognition of its efforts to create a community which is healthy for residents and the environment.

Glen Rock was honored at the Sustainable Jersey Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, November 13, in ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, December 15, 12:00 PM

Municipal Building, Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn Wreaths Across America

Giving Back

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Mon, December 24, 12:00 PM

My Gym, Glen Rock

Winter Break Camp at My Gym

Health & Wellness Other Sports

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Wed, December 26, 12:00 PM

My Gym, Glen Rock

Winter Break Camp at My Gym

Health & Wellness Other Sports

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Thu, December 27, 12:00 PM

My Gym, Glen Rock

Winter Break Camp at My Gym

Health & Wellness Other Sports