Fair Lawn/Glen Rock Top Stories

May 22, 2019

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Seniors milled about the recent Senior Resource Fair earlier this week at the Fair Lawn Senior Center, availing themselves of local social groups, home care service information, elder care legal services, and library and police officials to answer their questions. Fair Lawn ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police administered A 37-year-old Glen Rock man Narcan® after finding him unresponsive in a Glen Rock home. On May 18 at 8 a.m., police and EMS responded to a call of an unconscious and unresponsive man and located three Ziploc bags containing suspected narcotics in the immediate ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 51-year-old man from Franklin Lakes was hospitalized with significant injuries after he crashed into a pickup truck which sent him flying over the hood, police said. Maple Avenue is currently CLOSED between River Road and Oak Street and is expected to be closed through the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A quick-thinking manager at CVS on Rock Road called police when she thought one of her customers had become the victim of a scam, and probably prevented an 83-year-old Glen Rock woman from being defrauded out of more money. On May 16, at approximately 1 p.m., the manager ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – After more than a year under the leadership of an acting prosecutor, Bergen County now has a new chief law enforcement officer. Mark Musella was sworn in as Bergen County Prosecutor by Superior Court Assignment Judge Bonnie Mizdol on Monday, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — Trustees approved $8,734.40 in merit pay to Interim Superintendent Bruce Watson during their May 13 board meeting for achieving two year-round goals during his second year as the district chief. The pay is contingent upon a superintendent setting and reaching qualitative merit ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Town-Wide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rain date is June 15.  Registration is now open. The Registration Fee is $10 per address  for a 1 or 2 day registration.  Registration ...

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NEWARK, NJ - John Cosgrove, Deputy Mayor of Community Affairs in Fair Lawn, is now a commissioner of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission. "I want to thank the Governor and Senator Joe Lagana for my nomination. I also would like to thank the Senate Judiciary committee for my confirmation," ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- For the past 22 years, the Bergen County American Dream Program has sponsored an Annual Homebuyer Fair the first Saturday of every June (Homeownership month) that draws 300 to 400 people. This year, the 23rd Annual Bergen County Home Ownership Fair will take place on Saturday, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Maurice M. Pine Library is reaching out to the public requesting information through an online survey.  They are asking for your opinion! Library officials are conducting the survey to help them prepare for the library's strategic plan. The survey can be found through this ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The borough commemorated National Police Week, May 12-18, by honoring its own department on May 8. "There were 158 police officers who died in the line of duty in 2018," Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. "There were 87 that died as a result of helping out after 911 and that ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – “We’re here to get everyone out of the house.” That’s the mission of the Happy Seniors of Fair Lawn and if the statement of the mission was not enough, the president of the social club, Kathy Adely proved it with her smile. “We are like an extended family,” she said recently ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Everyone who has attended Fair Lawn High School, including parents of those students, remembers the infamous Pasta Bridge Competition in which students create a bridge that can hold the maximum amount of weight in a lesson about physics and geometry. For the 21st consecutive ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Coleman Elementary School teachers wore Red for Ed[ucation] at the beginning of May to commemorate a movement about teachers supporting education and teachers asking for proper education funding. According to the National Education Association's website, the wear Red for Ed is ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Hamilton School's 5th graders delivered a snack cart of treats to the teachers and staff for Staff Appreciation Week last week, courtesy of their principal, Irene Pierides.  "I am extremely proud to lead this school and support my teachers. They are amazing educators and I ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock High School senior Ashley Robinson is joined by her parents, Victoria and David Robinson, and Glen Rock High School  Athletic Director, Frank Violante, as she signs her commitment letter to play basketball for Moravian College. Ashley is a three-year varsity basketball ...

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GLEN ROCK & FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Glen Rock/Fair Lawn Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) announced that its 2019 season will run 24 weeks starting June 11. The CSA offers a weekly delivery of locally grown organic vegetables. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. A CSA allows ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Board of Directors is pleased to announce a recent $5,000 grant from the Greater Bergen Realtors Association (GBAR) towards the purchase of agility equipment and seating for the privately funded dog park.  “The Greater Bergen Association of Realtors is ...

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SHIP BOTTOM -Fisherman’s Headquarters in Ship Bottom reports that surf fishing in the mid-island region has been decent for bass and blues.  Peg Bucci of Manahawkin stopped by just before closing one day with a big bass from that area. She reported, “I set up my first rod and was quickly bit off by ...

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ALPINE, NJ – This week, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced his Five-Point Green Action Plan "to ensure concrete steps are being taken to protect our air, water, and all of our open spaces today and for generations to come." On April 22, Gottheimer was unable to attend a town hall ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - While the Borough Council has decided to keep Columbus Day on its borough calendar, one local resident who wants Columbus Day off the borough calendar asked for her opinion to be heard in full. Below is the full transcript she released to TAPinto.net which she read at the May 8 ...

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Public is Invited to Attend Community-Wide Event at No Charge, Enjoy Games, Entertainment and More FAIR LAWN, NJ. – The annual Relay For Life of Glen Rock and Fair Lawn will be held from 6 p.m. Saturday, June 1 until 6 a.m. June 2, 2019 at the Glen Rock High School football field at 600 ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A word to the wise: do not go through a police check point while on your cell phone. Two motorists were cited for driving through the check point while talking on their cellphones on May 3 precisely when they were driving through a vehicle inspection check point along Maple ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Shooting Stars year-round travel soccer program was recognized for a successful fall season at the May 8 council meeting. Mayor Bruce Packer said he was "pulled-in" as mayor beginning with his coaching in the league. Council President Kristine Morieko said she ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Artwork created by nearly two dozen students from around Bergen County will grace the walls of municipal buildings, libraries, senior centers, schools and county offices after being named winners of the county’s 2020 election calendar contest. Pinak Unawane, from Lyncrest ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Borough Council unanimously decided to keep Columbus Day on the 2020 borough calendar after more than 100 Italian Americans and supporters attended the council meeting, some speaking of Italian contributions to society, both nationally and locally. Last night's ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A burglar may have been lucky, or even worse, may have been casing the area on Ashton Place where an unsuspecting teen failed to lock a door during the 40 minutes he stepped out. On May 4, just before 10 p.m., a Ashton Place resident's son told police he and his friends had left ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Brendan Vann, a senior at Fair Lawn High School knows 'cleats represent opportunity," the opportunity of play. The young philanthropist put together a program which collected and cleaned gently used soccer equipment for donation. Bergen County Clerk John S. Hogan recognized ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s annual 5K is in the books as hundreds of individuals’ cheery spirits shined through the soggy morning. The 12th Annual Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park held yesterday morning, May 5, included a 5K Timed Race and Fun Run. Participants ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A Glen Rock senior was conned into believing a car that was registered in his name was abandoned at the Texas – Mexico border--and, contained 22 pounds of cocaine. On May 2, a Glen Rock man reported receiving calls from two individuals claiming to be Social Security agents, ...

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