Giving Back

May 10, 2019

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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HACKENSACK, NJ – The Diabetes Foundation recently held its annual Visions of Hope gala, a fundraising effort that benefits programs, care and research related to the disease. At this year’s event – which was May 1 at the Venetian in Garfield, the not-for-profit organization recognized community ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey is gearing up for its 12th Annual Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park on May 5. The money raised at this event will fund life-saving breast health and breast cancer programs in nine North Jersey counties, as well as breakthrough national research ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Relay for Life Fair Lawn & Glen Rock events are heating up as the June 1 event draws closer. Tomorrow, April 24 at Rivara's Owl Pub & Restaurant, River Road, Fair Lawn, is giving 15% of all sales from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Adult beverages included in this deal. Dine-in, ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Brandon Higgins is much closer to his van after the Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary raised "a significant amount of money" at the April 4 Tricky Tray at the Brownstone in Paterson. Proceeds from the event and other fundraisers are being donated through the Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary.to buy a ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - March is officially Brandon Higgins Month in Fair Lawn. Through the efforts of Deputy Mayor of Community Affairs John Cosgrove and the Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary, Brandon is progressing along toward his family's goal of getting him a van. Brandon's family needs a specialized ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - More than 50 people participated in this year's BUNCO Glen Rock Women In Community Service fundraiser, which garnered support from residents and local businesses through goods and services raffled at the event. "We want to thank everyone that participated to make our 2019 Bunco ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Retired Sergeant George Erlich, who is "much more than someone who crosses" Glen Rock kids, according to borough officials, received the borough honor as a "Volunteer Behind the Scenes". "His role is a little different," Michael Shetler, Glen Rock's Volunteer Coordinator said on ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary is offering a Continuing Education Scholarship for those seeking to improve their employability. Applications must be received by May 30, 2019. The $500 scholarship is available to a resident of Fair Lawn, Saddle Brook or Elmwood Park, age 26 or ...

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March 1, 2019 – Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that Dun & Bradstreet, Steven Bitterman, Principal, Gensler and Summit Medical Group will be recognized at its 2019 Pink Tie Party on Friday, March 22, 2019 at The Grove in Cedar Grove. This year’s signature event, chaired by Michael ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - If you missed it, there's always next year. Taste of Our Town number 10 is in the books! The Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce and many of its restaurants celebrated an international tasting of foods that brought in a sizeable crowd at the Fair Lawn Community Center. From ...

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Photo 1: Kyra Miller, ACS Senior Manager of Community Development; Mathew Cohen, member, ACS Northern New Jersey Chapter Advisory Board, and Barbara Gomes of Glen Rock and Assunta Trischka of Fair Lawn, event volunteer co-leads. Photo 2: Chef Eric LeVine addressed the gathering about his ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Marianne Pettineo, a lifelong resident of the borough, was recognized on Jan. 22 for her work as ADA Advisory Committee Chair for seven years. "Marianne is unbelieveable with all of her hard work," Mayor Kurt Peluso said. "She has been an example for all of Bergen County to ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - George Bate, former chairman of the Property Maintenance Committee, was recognized on Jan. 22 for his 25 years of work on the committee. Assemblyman Lisa Swain, former mayor of Fair Lawn, was there to celebrate Bate’s long volunteer history with the borough.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ -- Glen Rock partnered with Ridgewood for several events over the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend, with the culminating event,  an Interfaith Service this morning, 10 a.m. at Ridgewood United Methodist Church, followed by a fellowship luncheon at Quimby Hall. Today, Jan.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The grassroots community group, Glen Rock After the March (GRATM), is partnering with Stone & Rail, a gastropub on Rock Road, to offer free meals to unpaid and furloughed federal workers. GRATM organized a GoFundMe campaign to support the initiative, while Stone & Rail is ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Milnes family is beginning the rebuilding process 10 months after a fire ripped through their house on Pomona Avenue. The fire, which occurred on February 10, destroyed the family's personal belongings and left the house uninhabitable. The good news? No one was hurt. The ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - On duty tomorrow? Grab a free meal from the lovely New Bridge Medical Center at its Bistro Cafe. Just bring ID.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - All she had to do was ask. That's what Councilwoman Kristine Morieko said when she asked residents to give their thanks for the Glen Rock Volunteer Fire Department with cards and treats. "It was AMAZING the amount of cards and treats collected. Big thanks to Academy of Our ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The third annual Breakfast with Santa to benefit the Glen Rock Dog Park had doggies and their owners howling with delight Oct. 8. Santa Claus (Councilman Michael O’Hagan) and Mrs. Claus (Patricia Zengel ~ GR Holiday Committee Treasurer and Keller Williams Realtor) greeted ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause.  The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Harper Avery Stern, a "Pint-Sized Activist" who earned recognition for collecting 623 rolls of toilet paper to help the needy, is now collecting toys for the holiday season. Harper stood proudly with her family at the Nov. 27 Council meeting as the governing body proclaimed the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Harper Avery Stern, a "Pint-Sized Activist," earned recognition for collecting 623 rolls of toilet paper to help the needy during the holiday season. Harper stood proudly with her family at the Nov. 27 Council meeting as the governing body proclaimed the next day, Nov. 28, as ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - In an effort to "Remember, Honor, Teach," local volunteers will further the mission of Wreaths Across America, ensuring the memory of those who served the country endures, on National Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 8. "I am so proud to be working with our local Veterans, Dylan ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - In an effort to "Remember, Honor and Teach," local volunteers will further the mission of Wreaths Across America on National Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 8. The borough is an an official Wreaths Across America (WAA) location, according to organizer Eileen Hillock. Joining ...

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November 9 through December 18, 2018, new and unwrapped toys can be dropped off at any of the below locations: Radburn Exxon Station, Fair Lawn Ave & Plaza Road Fair Lawn Police Headquarters, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue

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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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