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National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory

November 15, 2018

NORTHERN NJ - The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Bergen County from 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 until 4 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, according to Fair Lawn's Emergency Management Team.

"Snow will begin to overspread the area around midday Thursday and continue through the evening before changing over to rain," according to Wendy Alvarez, ...

Glen Rock Mayor Wins Sustainable Jersey Leadership Award

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Mayor Bruce Packer won the 2018 Mayor Ondish Leadership Award, which recognizes the leader of a model Sustainable Jersey town, according to a Sustainable Jersey announcement.

The statewide green initiative announced the recipients of the 2018 Sustainable Jersey municipal awards at its annual luncheon held during the New Jersey League of Municipality Conference in Atlantic City ...

Glen Rock One of 11 Towns to Achieve Sustainable NJ Silver Certification

Ewing, NJ – Glen Rock was announced as one of the 53 municipalities that earned Sustainable Jersey certification in 2018 and the only municipality of 11 to earn silver distinction this year. 

At nearly eighty percent participation, Sustainable Jersey has 448 of New Jersey’s 565 municipalities engaged in the certification program, according to Sustainable Jersey which ...

Glen Rock Recycling Center Styrofoam Drive Yields Full 17-Foot Box Truck

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Environmental Commission (GREC) and Glen Rock Green Team held a Styrofoam recycling drive on Sunday, September 23 that received a turnout of residents from fifteen different Bergen County towns, including Ridgewood, Franklin Lakes, and Oradell.

Participants brought Styrofoam coolers and packaging materials and filled a 17-foot box truck. The truck was then ...

Refuse the Straw During Glen Rock’s Strawless Saturday, Oct. 27

GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Green Team Interns have declared Oct. 27, 2018 to be “Strawless Saturday”.  On this day, all Glen Rock residents are encouraged to refuse plastic straws. The initiative to ban single-use plastics is gaining global attention and by hosting this event, the interns hope that residents will become more conscious of their own waste and the ...

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