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Motorcyclist Suffers "Severe Trauma" After Being Thrown on Route 208 Overpass, Glen Rock

July 4, 2022

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A motorcyclist hit an expansion joint on the Route 208 overpass north between Maple and Lincoln, Sunday afternoon, July 3, causing the temporary closure of Route 208 northbound, police said.

The motorcyclist was traveling northbound when he "drove over a defective expansion joint on the overpass and was thrown from his motorcycle," police ...

Fireworks: Know What's Legal and What's Not

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - "According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half of those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries," says the Township of East Brunswick in a message on Friday.

To help ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday, here is attached a ...

Wanted in Fair Lawn: 'Good Deeds'; Could Mean Ice Cream

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Police are on the lookout for random good deeds this summer; the reward? Ice cream!

The Fair Lawn Police Department’s Community Policing Unit has teamed up with Fair Lawn Carvel, 12- 72 River Road, to kick off “Operation Good Deeds” in the Summer of 2022.  

Operation Good Deeds, according to the department, is designed to ...

New Officer Joins Glen Rock Police Force; Notable Valor Awards Announced

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Chief Dean Ackermann and the members of the Glen Rock Police Department recently welcomed a new police officer, Andrew Magro # 8147, to the Glen Rock Police Department.

Magro graduated from the Bergen County Police Academy Class #128 on June 22 following a 22-week Basic Training Course for newly hired Police Officers. This is the first in-person academy graduation ...

17-Year-Old Assaulted During Fair Lawn Senior Scavenger Hunt

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 17-year-old girl was "forcibly removed" from a vehicle and assaulted by two 18-year-olds on the night of scavenger hunt, a student-driven tradition for high school seniors prior to graduation, according to a police report released today, June 24.

The victim suffered arm, leg and head injuries during the assault in which she was dragged by one of her assailants, ...

Memorial School Graduate is Police Chief for the Day in Fair Lawn

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Geeanna Beale was named 'Chief for a Day' as she was escorted to the Gotham City Diner on Broadway for breakfast with Chief Glen Cauwels, her family and other Fair Lawn officers.

Geeanna, 14, who recently completed 8th grade at Memorial Middle School, is one of many chiefs appointed today in Bergen County, according to the Bergen County Sheriff's Office. The program ...

Second Person Killed at a Glen Rock Train Station in Less Than a Week

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A man was struck and killed this morning near the Glen Rock Boro Hall NJ Transit Train Station, according to NJ Transit officials.

Glen Rock Police responded to the scene at approximately 9:30 a.m. where they assisted NJ Transit Police in responding to "a person struck by a train along the NJT Bergen County Line Railroad Tracks at the Borough Hall Train ...

Bail Scam: Arm Yourself with Knowledge, say Fair Lawn Police

FAIR LAWN, NJ - It's an oldy, but a goody: the bail scam.

On June 2, just before 5 p.m., Fair Lawn Police learned from a Barry Place residence that they may have been scammed out of $11,000 to post bail for their granddaughter.

The grandparent said they spoke to an ‘attorney’ and that a female was waiting outside their home for the money. Upon arrival, a Fair Lawn ...

Man "In His 30s" Found Lifeless Half Mile from Glen Rock Main Line Train Station

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A man in his 30s was struck by a train, police said, and found a half mile south of the Main Line Train Station at 2:22 a.m. Friday morning.

Glen Rock Police were dispatched to assist the NJ Transit Police who were responding to a person struck by a train along the New Jersey Transit Main Line Railroad. Officers located the victim along the tracks in a wooded area ...

Glen Rock Police: Brazen Home Intruders Confront Stunned Teenage Boys

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Two Hispanic males, armed with a knife and a crowbar, forced their way into a Glen Avenue home and were seemingly surprised to find two teenage boys this afternoon, police said.

The two teen boys, who were taking a nap, were awoken by "at least two men" who had forced entry to the rear of their home on the 200 block of Glen Avenue, police ...


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Business Networking Night to be Held at the Dutch House

July 7, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Local businesses are invited to register for Business Networking Night!

Organized by the Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Corporation, and Main Street Organization, the Business Networking Night is being held at the historic Dutch House, 24-07 Fair Lawn Avenue, on July 13, 2022 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Those that attend are asked to please ...

Englewood Health Once Again Recognized for Excellence in Patient Care by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Englewood, NJ (July 6, 2022) — Englewood Health has been recognized for excellence in patient care by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality assurance program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

The NAPBC has once again granted accreditation status to the Leslie Simon Breast Care and Cytodiagnosis Center at Englewood Health, which has been ...

Englewood Health Introduces Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery with GPS-like Precision to New Jersey

Englewood, NJ (June 27, 2022) — Englewood Health has become the first hospital in New Jersey and one of only 20 hospitals in the country to introduce new advanced technology for robot-assisted spine surgery with GPS-like precision to improve spine surgery. The Excelsius™ Ecosystem is a robotic imaging and navigation platform that will enhance patient safety, improve accuracy and ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Broken Open

This month, July 8 to be exact, marks the 13th anniversary of the premiere of the Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life brand and radio show.

Back in 2009, I was going through a bit of an identity crisis trying to figure out my next move. I had given so much of myself to my family that I got lost. I had no career, my children were growing up, and my marriage was stagnant. It was during ...

Essex Street in Lodi to be Closed for Railroad Crossing Repairs this Weekend

July 6, 2022

TRENTON/LODI, NJ – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced a series of three successive railroad crossing rehabilitation projects in Lodi, near Hackensack University Medical Center. The first of three repairs will require the closure and detour of Essex Street this weekend. Railroad crossings on Route 17 northbound and southbound will require 24-hour ...

 Glen Rock Police Blotter - July 4, 2022

July 4, 2022

During the period between June 26, 2022, to July 3, 2022, members of the GRPD handled 336 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

06-27-2022 - 11:38 AM – A Glen Rock resident reported that two separate fraudulent loans, in the amounts of $20,000 and $35,000, were taken out in his name.  Two different financial institutions were involved, and the victim has ...

Composting Directly in Your Glen Rock Garden

June 29, 2022

Don’t toss those imperfect lettuce leaves, onion tops and strawberry tops into the trash. Instead, convert them into compost right in the garden. 

Worm and pile composting are great ways to manage these scraps.  But if these methods aren’t for you, try trench composting. This centuries old technique is low effort and effective.  The process is basically ...

Jersey Shore Weather Looking Good for 4th of July Weekend

July 2, 2022

BELMAR, NJ—Weather is looking good for this weekend in Belmar and the rest of the Jersey Shore.

Weather Channel is reporting temperatures in the low to mid 80s during the day and lows in the high 60’s through Monday.  Skies should be sunny most days with some chance of rain or thunderstorms Saturday.

This weekend is second of the “Big Three” for small ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, July 9, 6:45 PM

Memorial Pool, Fair Lawn

NEW DATE: Fair Lawn Fireworks @ Memorial Pool


Sun, July 10, 10:00 AM

Historic Downtown Nyack, Nyack

Nyack Famous Street Fair

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...