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

July 12, 2018

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, ...

How Does "Dollar Store" Property Figure Into a Redeveloping Fair Lawn?

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Seems that just about everywhere you look in Fair Lawn, there’s construction. With so many possibilities, what keeps the heart of Radburn looking like what some have described as “ratty”?

Most people know the highly visible spot--adjacent to the Radburn Train Station, across the street from the Dunkin’ Donuts/Exxon Gas Station and the remediated ...

Out of the Garage and Into Thousands of NJ Homes

When Albert Perri was discharged from the U.S. Army almost 50 years ago - after, according to family lore, a chance meeting with singer Elvis Presley while Perri was stationed in Germany - he began working in the heating and air-conditioning industry.

In 1971, Perri elected to branch off in that industry on his own - working out of his garage and getting administrative help from his wife, ...

Glen Rock Borough Council Recognizes Chamber Reorganization

Editor's Note: Rebecca Greene, editor of TapInto Fair Lawn & Glen Rock, is also the president of the Chamber of Commerce.

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Councilman Bill Leonard said the borough was "very excited" to work with the new leadership at the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce and mentioned the networking event on May 10.

The Chamber of Commerce is currently working with the borough ...

Donations To Fund a Finance Lab at Glen Rock High School

GLEN ROCK, N.J. – In keeping up with 21st Century learning, the business department at Glen Rock High School will be equipped with a new finance lab, thanks to the generosity of the Glen Rock Jaycees and the Education Foundation.

At a board meeting on Tuesday, May 22, the two organizations presented checks totaling $4,000 to Glen Rock High School Business Instructor Frank Manziano ...

3 Special QuickChek Hearings Scheduled in Fair Lawn

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Zoning Board of Adjustment set three special hearings for the QuickChek application: June 14, June 18 and June 28.

The meetings were announced at the May 21 zoning board meeting when a new Zoning Board of Adjustment member, Jenny Flom, was sworn-in.

The QuickChek application, as it has become known, is for a Core Mark property which will be leased to QuickChek, a ...

Fair Lawn QuickChek Application Special Meeting Expected to be Announced Tonight

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Zoning Board of Adjustment is expected to announce a special meeting for the ongoing, contentious QuickChek application. While some anticipated testimony on the application this evening, administration officials put the kibosh on those expectations.

Zoning board officials said no QuickChek testimony is expected this evening and a special meeting date will be ...

Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce Networking Kicks-Off Reorganization Effort

Editor’s Note: Rebecca Greene is the president of the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce.

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce hosted its first networking event in its reorganization year and approximately 50 business owners participated.

On May 10, business owners gathered after work at the Stone & Rail in Glen Rock where they had appetizers and were greeted by ...

National Radio Host Joins TapInto with New Column

TapInto Fair Lawn & Glen Rock is pleased to announce a new column, “Conversations with Joan Herrmann,” that will premiere in June.

Most people know Joan as a national radio host who brings inspiring knowledge from experts in a vast range of fields. Her “Change Your Attitude Change Your Life” mantra has been ingrained in my head and in my life, and now, I can share ...

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