Fair Lawn/Glen Rock News

September 22, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Republican candidate for Fair Lawn Borough Council Michael Rosenberg has declined the Fair Lawn League of Women Voters invitation to participate in a candidates forum which would have featured Democrat Cristina Cutrone and him in a question and answer setting, citing a disagreement ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino resigned late Friday after a growing chorus of local, state and federal officials called for his resignation following an explosive report from the public radio station WNYC in which the Sheriff is caught making racially insensitive remarks ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - In the wake of Hurricane Florence, the Red Cross is seeking blood and platelet donations with a blood drive scheduled for Fair Lawn, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at Congregation Shomrei Torah, 19-09 Morlot Avenue. Thousands of blood donations have gone uncollected due to ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - September is National Preparedness Month. What seems to be common sense can go out the window quickly when you have to think about what to do in a disaster...but thinking about it beforehand can make all the difference. Emergencies do not have to be weather-related. Do you know ...

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GLEN ROCK & FAIR LAWN, NJ - Three Glen Rock students and one Fair Lawn student were among the approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program Claire A. Beezley, Filip Domlija and Isabel A. Siggers, all Glen Rock High School students, made the list ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Borough taxpayers will decide the fate of a $14 million referendum question on March 12, 2019 which requests funding for air-conditioning units, field improvements, a media center overhaul and auditorium upgrades in the district’s six schools. On Sept. 17, the nine-member ...

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WAYNE, NJ –  The local North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is launching a new “Women’s Wellness Expo” as an unofficial kickoff  to the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.  The free expo will feature free health screenings, informative speakers and local resources so ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The 3rd annual Fire Watch Festival will be held this Saturday, Sept. 22.  This is a veteran’s event but open to the public. It will be held at Fair Lawn Memorial Middle School.  Approximately 1,000 attendees are expected. A NJ National Guard helicopter will arrive ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - As you've probably heard, Glen Rock and Fair Lawn have now officially combined. The 2019 event will be named Glen Rock-Fair Lawn Relay for Life, and will take place at Glen Rock High School on June 1-2, 2019, so SAVE THE DATE! The location will alternate each year between the two ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Joan Herrmann’s Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life radio show, which currently airs on New York’s WOR 710 AM, is moving to New York’s AM970 The Answer, effective September 30. With the move, the show will be renamed "Conversations with Joan," will air Sundays at 10 PM ET, ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family! The mission of October’s perennial ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Daffodils have a cheery presence in the spring garden and are a surefire way to chase away the winter blues. These fall-planted bulbs are also reliable perennials that require no maintenance and are not bothered by deer or other pests. The National Garden Bureau has declared ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – There is no more commercial garbage pickup allowed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the borough after years of resident complaints prompted the Borough Council to restrict hours of pickup. “Overnight noises have always been terrible,” Garvey Place resident Robin Fox said at the Sept. 12 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Acting Governor Sheila Y. Oliver filed several judicial and board nominations today, among them was Nina Caryl Remson of Glen Rock for Superior Court. The nominations are subject to the advice and consent of the State Senate.  

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - There will be a "large" funeral procession and funeral for Fair Lawn Police Officer Edward J. Egan tomorrow, Saturday, September 15 at the Van Riper Ellis Church located at Morlot Avenue and River Road, 7-01 River Road, beginning at 12 Noon until 8 p.m.  Police officers and ...

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Editor's Note: Please note changes and corrections to the story in italics below. GLEN ROCK, NJ – The United Way and REED Next, a program of the REED Foundation for Autism, have partnered to provide a four-bedroom home for autistic individuals on Bradford Street. “We’re happy to announce we ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council reminded the public of the Glen Rock Environmental Commission and the Green Team  Styrofoam collection drive at the Glen Rock Recycling Center, 350 Doremus Ave., 12-3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23. "First of all, don't use Styrofoam," Mayor Bruce Packer said on ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - An altercation at Fair Lawn's Promenade on Route 208 that went viral on the Internet has been resolved after a meeting at Borough Hall, led by Fair Lawn Police and the mayor. No charges have been filed. According to a police report, on Aug. 5 at 6:10 p.m., Fair Lawn ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The New Bridge Medical Center, which has the largest complete 9-11 memorial in Bergen County, held its annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony yesterday, featuring the Bergen County Firefighters Pipe Band and HUMC Military Honor Guard. Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco, III, ...

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MIDLAND PARK, NJ - This summer, the Thimme Family of Midland Park created a Little Free Library in front of Highland School with the help of school officials. A Little Free Library is a mini library, frequently located outside, to promote a community book share by providing a full time location ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Opportunity Center is holding its annual Tricky Tray Fundraiser on Tuesday, October 2 at the Terrace at Biagio's, 293 Paramus Road, Paramus. All proceeds will benefit The Opportunity Center, a non-profit year-round day program for adults with developmental ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Resident Eileen Hillock braved the crowds and attended the 9-11 17th anniversary remembrance ceremony in Manhattan today. She submitted the following photo essay.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police are investigating a possible case of mistaken identity...of a store location. On Sept. 7 at 3:40 p.m., an 87-year-old Fair Lawn woman reported she left a Movado watch on consignment at a store in the Rock Road Central Business District, according to police. When she ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Sunrise Rotary is sponsoring the "Service Above Self Awards" honoring two locals, Karen Peterson and Dan Sewell of Radburn Exxon, for their exceptional service to the community. A portion of the proceeds will go to "Camp 4 Heroes," (https://camp4heroes.org/) a place of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Board of Education has scheduled 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 as the date for the $14M referendum vote in the high school media center, according to the district superintendent. The date represents a change from its originally planned vote on Sept. 25. The architect will submit ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Football player Ashton Dalessio is inspired by his brother, and little did he know how much others were noticing. Ashton is being considered for a 2018 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award award presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and NY Giants. The organization just ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Mayor and Council announce the Borough’s September 11, 2001 Memorial Remembrance Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 8:15 p.m. at the 9-11 Remembrance Memorial Wall at the Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue.   All are invited to honor residents who ...

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Bergen County will be holding a styrofoam packaging recycling collection on the dates listed below.  This will only be for styrofoam blocks and does not include food packaging or peanuts.  The Fair Lawn Recycling Center does NOT collect styrofoam. Do not bring it there.  Sunday - September ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Board of Education approved a $14 million referendum question for March 12, 2019, addressing air conditioning, field and media center improvements, and a renovation of the auditorium. Business Administrator Michael Rinderknecht said he recommends a 20-year bond slated to ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Congressman Josh Gottheimer attended the 31st Annual Glen Rock Jaycees Arboretum 5K Run on Monday, Sept. 3, joining Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer and local families, athletes, students, and children.  “This Labor Day, I was proud to join families, neighbors, and friends to honor ...

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