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Glen Rock Prohibits Commercial Garbage Pickup Overnight After Resident Complaints

September 15, 2018

GLEN ROCK, NJ – There is no more commercial garbage pickup allowed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the borough after years of resident complaints prompted the Borough Council to restrict hours of pickup.

“Overnight noises have always been terrible,” Garvey Place resident Robin Fox said at the Sept. 12 public hearing. “But in the last two years, it has gotten ...

Glen Rocker Nominated to NJ Superior Court

TRENTON, NJ – Acting Governor Sheila Y. Oliver filed several judicial and board nominations today, among them was Nina Caryl Remson of Glen Rock for Superior Court.

The nominations are subject to the advice and consent of the State Senate.

 

Fair Lawn 9-11 Memorial Remembrance Ceremony Announced

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Mayor and Council announce the Borough’s September 11, 2001 Memorial Remembrance Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 8:15 p.m. at the 9-11 Remembrance Memorial Wall at the Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue.  

All are invited to honor residents who perished on that day and remember the brave men and women who gave their lives ...

Fair Lawn Westmoreland Well Field Contamination: Today is Dealine for Public Comment

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Today is the last day for public comment on the contaminated Westmoreland Well Field in town.

Senator Joseph Lagana, Assemblywoman Lisa Swain (former Fair Lawn mayor) and Assemblyman Chris Tully (D-Bergen/Passaic) are encouraging residents in the 38th district to provide public comment to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on how they have been affected by ...

Glen Rock Borough & School District to Optimize Radio Communications

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Borough, in cooperation with its police, fire and school administrators, is moving forward with its plan to optimize its radio communication system, according to a joint statement today.

"With our continued focus on improving safety and security, a team comprised of emergency personnel, school officials, and Borough officials has come together with the goal of ...

New Rules Restricting Commercial Garbage Pick-Up Hours: Glen Rock

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 in place.”

Fines per event for non-compliance range from $100 ...

Fair Lawn Installs Flashing Pedestrian Signs

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough has installed rectangular rapid flashing beacon pedestrian crossing signal crosswalks in several places this summer as part of continuing efforts to improve pedestrian safety, according to borough officials.

The new flashing crossing signals have been installed at the following intersections:

Fair Lawn Avenue & Arnold Street
Fair Lawn Avenue ...

Fair Lawn Council Honors Junior Track & Field Team

FAIR LAWN, NJ -- Student Assistant Mayor for the Day Travis Adely assisted Mayor Kurt Peluso at the Aug. 14 Borough Council meeting.

The Council celebrated the Fair Lawn Junior Track and Field Team that evening, as well.

Fair Lawn Council Announces Turf Field to Be Paid With Open Space Funds

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council announced it will move forward with plans to construct a turf field behind the high school using approximately $1M in local open space funds.

The plans were discussed at the Aug. 14 council work session.

Last November, Fair Lawn voters approved the continuation of the Open Space Tax which was initially approved by voters in November 2005.

Funded ...

Fair Lawn Planning Board Approves AutoZone for Broadway Location

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, Thomas Pugsley for more than two hours.

The store is planned for two lots, 114 28th Street ...

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