Giving Back

January 26, 2019

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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