Fair Lawn/Glen Rock News

November 15, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Are your family members home yet? If not, you can blame the storm.  "Boy do you have battles ahead of you if you're trying to get home," one 1010 WINS announcer said at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. A simple trip from Glen Rock to Fair Lawn took two hours at 4:30 p.m. This is a 10 ...

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Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ. Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a ...

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NORTHERN NJ - The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Bergen County from 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 until 4 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, according to Fair Lawn's Emergency Management Team. "Snow will begin to overspread the area around midday Thursday and continue through ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Mayor Bruce Packer won the 2018 Mayor Ondish Leadership Award, which recognizes the leader of a model Sustainable Jersey town, according to a Sustainable Jersey announcement. The statewide green initiative announced the recipients of the 2018 Sustainable Jersey municipal awards ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – As Glen Rock teachers await a new contract, Board of Education trustees on Tuesday, Nov. 13 unanimously approved a 'side bar agreement' with the union concerning an issue with one teacher's contract from the previous year. TAPinto reported the Glen Rock Board of Education reached ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJb – The Glen Rock Police Department and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have joined forces this Thanksgiving holiday to remind drivers that whether under the influence of illegal drugs, prescription drugs, or alcohol, any form of impaired driving is deadly dangerous ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn.  “Thera-Palooza is an experiential event for families with loved ones with special needs,” said Leslie Crowe, the founder of NeedQuest, a local directory of special needs resources, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Veteran Elsie Cruz knows the affects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder first hand and how it could lead to suicide, 22 per day in the veteran community. Locally, she is helping other veterans get the care they need, without the stigma, as she spreads her story and message of ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Starting her 50th year of teaching, Westmoreland Elementary School teacher Yvonne Visocky has affected thousands of young minds and although students--and the profession of teaching--have changed, her love for teaching has not. Visocky has been teaching fifth grade in the same ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Democrat Cristina Cutrone defeated Republican Michael Rosenberg in the Nov. 6 election for borough council representative. Incumbent Cutrone received 6,778 votes while Rosenberg, a member of the Fair Lawn Board of Education, received 5,016 votes for the one-year unexpired term.

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Incumbent Board of Education trustee, and candidate for a third term, Jeffrey Klein officially resigned his Board of Education seat on the evening of the Nov. 6 election, with two months remaining in his term. "I am not going to change my colors and be less loyal to teaching or ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A 20-year-old Fair Lawn man was charged with drug trafficking on Main Street in Paterson during an incident in which police officers were assaulted by a Paterson man, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik. On Nov. 5, detectives from the Passaic County Sheriff’s ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Wilkin Santana, Mark Spindel and Eugene Banta received the most votes for Fair Lawn Board of Education in a contested race that saw incumbent Jeffrey Klein ousted from his seat he held for six years. Vote totals were as follows: Wilkin Santana (4,124), Mark Spindel (3,865), ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Sharon Scarpelli, Robert Scherer and Bryon Torsiello were the top three vote-getters in the race for Board of Education seats during last night's election. No absentee ballots were included in the unofficial count totals as of Nov. 6. In the contested race for Glen Rock Board of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — The Glen Rock Board of Education reached a memorandum of agreement Monday, Nov. 5 with the Glen Rock Education Association (GREA), according to GREA lead negotiator Lisa Tomaselli, although details were not immediately divulged to the public. This occurred one week after a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Natural ingredients today are a powerful force in the world of flavors, fragrances, beauty, health and wellness. To answer the growing demand for premium, pure, natural, healthier products, Artiste, an established global flavor and fragrance specialty ingredient company serving ...

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Ewing, NJ – Glen Rock was announced as one of the 53 municipalities that earned Sustainable Jersey certification in 2018 and the only municipality of 11 to earn silver distinction this year.  At nearly eighty percent participation, Sustainable Jersey has 448 of New Jersey’s 565 municipalities ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ –  Two Glen Rock artists, Allen Silber and James Nonas were recognized at the 54th Annual Bergen County Art in the Park Show, on view from Nov. 6 through Nov. 30 in the lobby of One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack. The artwork may be viewed 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through ...

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PORT MURRAY, NJ -- A good time was had by all at the Apple Festival hosted by Treelicious Orchards this October. An annual event, the festival is a benefit for The Ben Samuels Children's Center for Inclusive Early Care and Education at Montclair State University. Visitors picked their own apples ...

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Human Services Issues Coping Strategies & Tips for Loved Ones TRENTON, NJ- As Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday and everyone sets their clocks back, the New Jersey Department of Human Services issued coping strategies for people who battle depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder ...

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The members of Glen Rock PBA Local #110 with the support of Chief Dean Ackermann, will be participating in No-Shave November. The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow wild and free, according to Glen Rock ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Want to get a taste of the best restaurants in Bergen County? Then this event is for you! The New Bridge Medical Center Foundation presents the 10th Annual "A Taste of Bergen" 6 p.m. Monday, November 12 at The Venetian, 546 River Drive, in Garfield, featuring celebrity chef Chris ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Vanillamore is celebrating their first anniversary as a part of the vibrant Montclair restaurant scene this November. Vanillamore Owner and Chef Risa Magid Boyer speaks about coming to Montclair, working with other business owners in town, and giving back to the community through ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- What better day to release a video called "Monsterz" than on Halloween?  Scotch Plains-based musician Billy Wilkins released his latest single at midnight on the spookiest day of the year.  "It's an upbeat song, actually," the singer/guitar player said. "The song is about ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Glen Rock teachers and supporters showed in numbers at the Glen Rock Board of Education meeting last evening to voice their displeasure at the lack of a current contract. Carrying signs reading “No Contract, Still Working” and, “Please Support Glen Rock Teachers,” at least 100 ...

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WAYNE, NJ — New Jersey resident Kenya Medard, who lost her husband to male breast cancer, detailed how her husband came to be diagnosed with male breast cancer and their journey through the progress of this disease. “We started noticing that my husband had a stain in his undershirt. We honestly ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- Cheri Ambrose, Founder of the Male Breast Cancer Coalition, raises awareness about the rise in breast cancer diagnoses in men at the annual Women’s Wellness Expo held at the Passaic County Technical Institute. “The American Cancer Society puts the statistics out every year. This ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Walter and Daniel Perry of Perry's Florist in Glen Rock are the guest speakers at the Hasbrouck Heights Garden Club which meets Wednesday, November 14, at the Senior Center in the Municipal Building, Hasbrouck Heights.  Light refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Tony Rodrigues has a passion for Halloween.  A real passion.  So much so, he has transformed the yard of his Lafayette Avenue home each year into a high-density horror-fest to the delight--and fright--of visitors and onlookers. Rodrigues spoke with TAPinto Hawthorne, waiting ...

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