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Fair Lawn Considers 2% Raise for Employees

July 19, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council introduced an ordinance for an approximate 2% raise for municipal supervisors and full-time white- and blue-collar employees on July 17.

The public hearing on the matter is scheduled for Aug. 14.

According to the borough officials, if the ordinance passes, Fair Lawn White & Blue Collar Full-Time Association Employees, totaling 86 workers, will ...

Fair Lawn Considers Paying Volunteers Stipend to Prevent Gap in Manpower

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council introduced an ordinance to pay its volunteer emergency service workers a stipend to prevent a possible shortage of manpower in the future.

“The different emergency services volunteers came to us with a possible issue in the future when older volunteers begin to age out,” Mayor Kurt Peluso said the day after the council meeting on July 18.

TapInto Welcomes Letters to the Editor, Guidelines for Submission Listed

FAIR LAWN & GLEN ROCK, NJ - Letters to the Editor are a time-honored tradition in the newspaper industry and now that so much of news has moved online, the letters explaining a personal point of view have moved with it.

While many of our letters come during election time, TapInto invites letters year round. The main rules are to include a full name, phone number, email and snail mail ...

Fair Lawn Government Offices Closed on Fridays Throughout Summer

Monday, July 2 to Friday, August 31, 2018 
The Municipal Building Hours will be Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Municipal Building Offices will be closed on Fridays.   

Please note the times below for other Fair Lawn Facilities:

Fair Lawn Senior Center - (201-796-1191)
Monday ...

Hundreds Gather at “Rally for Humanity” in Glen Rock

GLEN ROCK, NJ - More than 500 people joined together in front of Glen Rock’s municipal building on June 30 to call for an end to cruel family separations and to show support for immigrants and asylum seekers at the Rally for Humanity in support of #FamiliesBelongTogether.

“I know it seems that times are dark, but we must take stock of reasons for hope. This rally, this ...

QuickChek Bows Out as Core Mark Continues to Pursue River Road Convenience Store & Gas Station

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Zoning Board of Adjustment scheduled a special meeting on July 12 for the Core Mark application to proceed with a possible revision of its planned convenience store and gas station on River Road.

The Zoning Board met on June 28 but did not hear Core Mark testimony. They instead scheduled the special meeting for the application #2017-30, "Core mark Fairlawn, ...

Fair Lawn Asks Residents to Help Clean Up the Paper & Cardboard Recycling Stream

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough is asking residents to clean up the paper and cardboard recycling stream, just as they did the bottles and cans recycling stream, according to the recycling coordinator.

"On May 2, the Borough started a town wide campaign to get the garbage out of the bottles and cans recycling. The residents, by and large, have done a great job in helping us clean up the ...

How Does "Dollar Store" Property Figure Into a Redeveloping Fair Lawn?

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 street from the Dunkin’ Donuts/Exxon Gas Station and the remediated ...

Fair Lawn High School Girls Track Team Honored by Borough Council

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn High School Girls Track Team, “a dedicated team of athletes,” according to Mayor Kurt Peluso, and their coaches were recognized by the Borough Council on June 19 for their third championship win in four years.

Eleven members of the team received All-League honors, according to Mayor Kurt Peluso who is pictured with the group in the middle ...

Fair Lawn Boys 6th-Grade Travel Basketball Team Honored by Council

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Boys Sixth Grade Travel Basketball Team was recognized by the Borough Council on June 19 for its 16-0 record this past season and winning the Bergen Travel Basketball League Championship against Rutherford on March 17 and finishing in the New Jersey Junior Basketball League with a 19-0 record.

They also won the North Jersey Junior Basketball League ...

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