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New Rules Restricting Commercial Garbage Pick-Up Hours: Glen Rock

August 31, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Borough Council introduced an amendment to the solid waste ordinance, disallowing commercial garbage pick-up from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily.

“This makes it so commercial pick-up hours are restricted,” Mayor Bruce Packer said on Aug. 22. “As it stands right now, the rule is not in place.”

Fines per event for non-compliance range from $100 ...

6,000 Pounds of Marble Traps Man At Wagaraw Road Industrial Complex

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 51-year-old male's leg was trapped beneath a pallet of marble weighing more than 6,000 pounds last week at ICM Stoneworks warehouse on Wagaraw Road, according to police

On Aug. 21, at approximately 10 a.m., Fair Lawn Police, Rescue, Fire, EMS and Valley Hospital Paramedics worked to remove the nine sheets of marble, weighing about 700 pounds each, ...

Fair Lawn Planning Board Approves AutoZone for Broadway Location

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Planning Board approved an application for an AutoZone store on the former Chase Bank site at 28th Street and Broadway.

On Aug. 13, the board approved the auto parts store at 27-02 Broadway by a vote of 6-3 after questioning AutoZone’s lawyer, Frank DeVito and engineer, Thomas Pugsley for more than two hours.

The store is planned for two lots, 114 28th Street ...

Could AutoZone Be Moving In to Old Chase Bank Site on Broadway, Fair Lawn?

FAIR LAWN, NJ - AutoZone, a car parts store, is on the Planning Board's agenda tonight for a location on Broadway.

Listed as "AutoZone; 27-02 Broadway @ 28th Street Block 3210.01-Lots 2 & 7," the site is the closed Chase Bank branch on the corner of 28th Street and Broadway (Rt. 4 East).

The Planning Board meets this evening at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall.

Glen Rock Restricts Hours of Operation for Peddlers and Solicitors

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Borough Council passed a revision of the peddler’s ordinance, defining hours and rules under which a peddler, hawker or solicitor can canvas the community.

The annual fee for a peddler is $50 and includes allowable operation hours Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Electioneering is not included in the definition of a peddler, as well as those working for ...

Fair Lawn Columbia Bank Robber Captured

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The "10K or You Die" Columbia Bank robber was captured yesterday in Paterson while walking near his residence, according to police. The robbery occurred on July 13.

On Aug. 1, police were able to identify and arrest Jose Cuevas, 22, of Paterson, on East 28th Street in Paterson after observing him walking near his residence.

According to police, a 27-inch ...

Spivak Lighting in Fair Lawn Says Goodbye

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Driving east on Route 4, motorists couldn't help but notice the Spivak Lighting sign and business that serviced the area for more than 30 years.

On July 26, the business closed for good and the sign came down. TapInto was on the scene as the sign was lowered.

Stay tuned for what happens to the building next.

Mondelēz Employees Donate Children's Books to Fair Lawn Library

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Fair Lawn Library was the beneficiary of a children's book donation, compliments of the employees from the local Mondelēz International bakery who donated several boxes of children’s books in support of the library’s 2018 Summer Reading Program.

According to the Fair Lawn Library’s mission, “community children are encouraged to develop an ...

Geoffrey the Giraffe Moves In To New Brunswick Children's Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Over a stretch of nearly 70 years, Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys R Us stores was the symbol of happy times for generations of children, and now he may provide those same feelings for children coming to a hospital.

"From this day forward, Geoffrey stands tall in our lobby to encourage our smallest patients to smile when they enter our facilities," said John ...

QuickChek Bows Out as Core Mark Continues to Pursue River Road Convenience Store & Gas Station

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Zoning Board of Adjustment scheduled a special meeting on July 12 for the Core Mark application to proceed with a possible revision of its planned convenience store and gas station on River Road.

The Zoning Board met on June 28 but did not hear Core Mark testimony. They instead scheduled the special meeting for the application #2017-30, "Core mark Fairlawn, ...

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