Business & Finance

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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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” ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – Fair Lawn’s newest pizzeria boasts the “Best Pizza,” and for Charlie Inserra, owner of the new Italian hotspot with the same name, he means business. Situated in the middle of a mini strip mall at 22-18 Morlot Avenue, the outside of which is painted fire engine red, Inserra ...

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Editor's Note: It's "Working Wednesday" and each week we will feature businesses and their owners who are working hard in the community bringing goods and services conveniently near you. GLEN ROCK, NJ - The demands of everyday life are inevitable – deadlines, scooping up the kids from school, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - If you're looking to give back and you have an interest in land use law, the Zoning Board of Adjustment may be for you! The Zoning Board of Adjustment performs the duties required by the N.J. Municipal Land Use Law (N.J.S.A. 40:55-D). These duties include the following ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Losing weight can be difficult, no matter if it's five pounds or 50. So, when resident and ShopRite employee Steven Rovetto lost nearly 100 pounds, TapInto wanted to inquire about the secrets to his success. According to ShopRite spokesperson, Jillian Verpent, Rovetto was one of ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - An employee at Biagios Pasta & Pizza, 23-14 Fair Lawn Avenue, allegedly struck the owner with a spatula over a dispute about his duties. Last night, April 4, at approximately 9 p.m., the owner of Biagios told his employee Danaury Rodriguez, "that he had to clean," according ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The QuickChek Zoning Board of Adjustment application for a fresh food convenience market and five fuel pumps has been carried to April 23. There will be no QuickChek testimony on Monday, March 26, according to zoning board officials. Although QuickChek stated on March 19, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – It all comes down to the fuel. The Zoning Board of Adjustment’s special meeting on March 19 for the proposed QuickChek application on the corner of River Road and Bergen Avenue seemed to have one sticking point: five gas pumps in an area carved out of the borough’s master plan ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A 26-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stealing approximately $18,000 from the store cash register, according to police. Erin G. Marciniak, 26, a cashier at the store, was arrested for suspicion of theft of cash at Kilroy's Wonder Market on March 14, Chief Dean Ackermann ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – An alleyway along Rock Road known as “The Alcove” is being considered for a facelift. The Borough Council’s planner displayed drawings of the Alcove, located between NJ.com and the Rock Ridge Pharmacy on Feb. 28. Centrally located, the alleyway is an “untapped resource,” ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The River Road QuickChek application has earned another Zoning Board of Adjustment special meeting on March 19. On Feb. 26, the Zoning Board set aside an hour for the public to question the QuickChek traffic engineer, Charles Olivo, before moving on to its regular agenda. The ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – About a dozen members of the public grilled Tyco Animal Control at the Borough Council work session, claiming the service did not return phone calls when they were distressed over various situations with pets and stray animals. On Feb. 6, Carol Tyler of Tyco Animal Control ...

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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.  Sad, but notable. Check back to see what's next for the location.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Julie Allen, a local publisher, was arrested yesterday for fraudulent use of a credit card, according to Glen Rock Police. Allen, who also uses the name, Julie Maxwell, stepped down from her post as the president of the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce and her post on the July 4 ...

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