3 Special QuickChek Hearings Scheduled in Fair Lawn

May 21, 2018

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 ...

Fair Lawn Tables Curb to Street Sewer Repair--Property Owner Responsibility--Ordinance

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council tabled an ordinance that would solidify homeowners’ responsibility for sewer repairs from curb to street prior to the public hearing because of the “potential impact on the borough’s most vulnerable homeowners,” according to Deputy Mayor of Community Affairs, John Cosgrove.

On May 15, the council, by unanimous vote, table the ...

Glen Rock Council Takes Step Back on Byrd School Traffic Study After Public Outcry

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Borough Council set a six-month moratorium to hold on any decision to fix traffic issues per the Byrd School traffic study after it heard once again from unhappy residents about the difficulties of living on Doremus Avenue where parents line-up their vehicles to pick-up their children.

On May 14, approximately 10 residents took issue with the findings of engineer ...

Cristina Cutrone Appointed to Fill Vacated Fair Lawn Council Seat

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Cristina Cutrone was appointed as councilwoman last night, replacing Mayor Lisa Swain who resigned to take a state assembly seat.

Kurt Peluso was appointed mayor and Gail Rottenstrich was appointed deputy mayor.

On May 10, the Fair Lawn Democratic Municipal Committee nominated Cutrone, along with Martin Etler and Leslie Felner to fill the council vacancy. Cutrone was ...

Kurt Peluso Expected to Be Appointed Mayor on May 15

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Deputy Mayor Kurt Peluso is expected to be appointed mayor tomorrow night, May 15.

Meanwhile, Lisa Swain, former mayor of Fair Lawn, will be sworn in as a state assemblywoman, district 38, on May 24, a week later than originally planned.

The search for a new council person is expected to begin, with legal timelines to be met.


Goodbye Fair Lawn Mayor Lisa Swain, Hello Assemblywoman

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Mayor Lisa Swain said goodbye to her constituents in an email address this morning, one week before she is scheduled to be sworn in as a state assemblywoman. 

Swain's picture has been taken off the borough website, indicating she has officially stepped down as mayor.

"As you may know, I have been appointed to fill a seat in the State Assembly, District 38 ...

Glen Rock To Host Second Annual LGBT Flag-Raising on June 1

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough will host its second annual LGBT pride flag-raising on June 1 at Wilde Memorial Park, on Maple Avenue across from the police station, from 12-1 p.m.

LGBT pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, ...

Fair Lawn Mayor Lisa Swain Exiting for the Assembly - Who Will Replace Her?

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Mayor Lisa Swain is moving on to the state Assembly in the 38th District, with her swear-in on May 17.

But who will replace her?

Under state law, Swain, 59, is not permitted to be mayor or councilwoman and serve in the Assembly at the same time.

Swain has served on the council for 10 years, twice as mayor. She will be required to run for the Assembly seat in the ...

Fair Lawn Residents Told To Clean Up Their Garbage or Incur As Much As a $250K Fee

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Residents need to clean-up their garbage or its going to cost them, according to borough recycling officials.

Recently the buyer of Fair Lawn’s commingle, bottles and cans, recycling mix notified the borough that there is significant contamination in the materials that are collected, according to Ron Lottermann, Recycling Coordinator and Clean Communities Coordinator ...

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