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Port Authority to Hold Hearings as Part of Ongoing Noise Study at Teterboro Airport

September 23, 2021

TETERBORO, NJ - The Port Authority will host a series of virtual public information workshops and hearings as part of the agency’s Airport Noise Compatibility Planning (Part 150 Study), designed to guide planning for noise compatibility while helping airport operators prepare to minimize noise impacts on the airports and the local communities.

The hearings follow the release of the ...

Wood-Ridge Council Meeting Focuses on Arnot Place Neighborhood Flooding Issues

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Borough of Wood-Ridge spent the first two hours of the September 15 Council meeting in an informational session with residents of the Arnot Place neighborhood, which was severely impacted by the remnants of Hurricane Ida earlier this month.

Borough Administrator Christopher Eilert, gave all attendees of the meeting the handout (below), and spent time walking everyone ...

Hasbrouck Heights Residents Demand Answers on Flooding Issues

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Angry residents of Hasbrouck Heights came to Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Mayor and Borough Council to share their stories of the havoc that the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida had done to their homes, and demanded answers as to what the governing body was going to do about it, and how they let it get to this level in the first place.

The Borough Council ...

Video: Ida Brings 7+ Inches of Rain, Shutting Roads Around Hasbrouck Heights and Lodi

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought severe storms and rainfall to Bergen County Wednesday night, with local flooding that closed highways and roads throughout Hasbrouck Heights and Lodi.

The National Weather Service reported that Hasbrouck Heights received 8.01 inches of rain as of 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Teterboro registered 7.14, and Lodi 6.92 inches.

Route ...

Hasbrouck Heights Waives Building Fees, Appoints SLE Officers

September 19, 2021

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Prior to the Open Public Session at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Borough Council, the following item were discussed and passed by the Council.

Mayor Jack DeLorenzo announced that the Borough was suspending all fees related to repairs from the flooding caused by the remnants of Ida.  He stated that the Borough was not ...

Teterboro Mayor and Council Observe Moment of Silence for 9/11

TETERBORO, NJ - The Borough of Teterboro Mayor and Council observed a moment of silence before the Tuesday night meeting, to honor those who had died on September 11, 2001.

"A moment of silence for all those who lost their lives 20 years ago," said Mayor John P. Watt. "And reflect upon America's proud tradition of freedom and bravery, and to renew our ...

Photos: Hasbrouck Heights Town Day 2021

September 27, 2021

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A sunny fall day was the setting for the return of Hasbrouck Heights' Town Day at Woodland Park on Saturday. The annual event was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community groups offered information and merchandise to residents. Hot dogs, drinks and popcorn were provided by the Hasbrouck Heights Recreation Department. Children enjoyed several ...

Hasbrouck Heights Green Team to Hold Food Drive During Town Day

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Green Team will hold a food drive to benfit the Habrouck Heights Food Pantry during Town Day on Saturday.

The group will be collecting non-perishables, cleaning/paper products, and toiletries. They will also be collecting used, but clean and in good shape, reusable shopping bags.

Residents can find out about the Green Team's ...

Hasbrouck Heights' Superintendent Outlines District Goals for the Upcoming School Year

August 27, 2021

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Superintendent of Schools outlined the district goals for the 2021 - 2022 school year at the Board of Education meeting last week.

Dr. Matthew Helfant presented his report at the start of the monthly meeting, held in the auditorium. The presentation included five goals, some ongoing and some new. 

The first goal two goals were a continuing ...

Bergen County's Vaccine Center to Begin Offering COVID-19 Boosters

September 27, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ – Beginning Monday, September. 27, Bergen County will begin offering booster shots of the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine to the following:

Those over 65
Long term care facility residents at least six months after they were fully vaccinated
Healthcare workers, teachers, and other workers at risk
Those age 50-64 with underlying medical conditions according to the ...

Hasbrouck Heights Education Association Hosting an Eye Clinic

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights Eduction is hosting its annual Optical Academy on Monday, September 20, from 3pm to 6pm. 

Families with students in any of the district's schools are welcome to schedule an appointment to have an eye exam and shop for low cost glasses starting at $30 including lenses.  

Pre-Registration is require, and masks must ...

HS Volleyball: Hasbrouck Heights Rallies over Weehawken For Fifth Straight Win

September 28, 2021

WEEHAWKEN, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights won its fifth straight girls' volleyball game, a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Weehawken Monday afternoon at Weehawken High School in a NJIC match. The Lady Aviators lost game one, 25-16, before taking the second.  The third game was a nail-biter, with the Lady Aviators pulling out a 26-24 decision.

Daniella LeConte had 14 digs to lead Hasbrouck ...

HS Tennis: Park Ridge Edges Hasbrouck Heights, 3-2 to Remain Unbeaten

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights girls tennis team dropped a 3-2 decision to the NJIC’s top team, Park Ridge, Monday afternoon at the Neal McCarthy Tennis Courts at Hasbrouck Heights High School.  The Lady Aviators fall to 1-5 on the season with the loss, while the Owls improve to 5-0.

Hasbrouck Heights tennis coach Suzanne Caines was upbeat after the ...

HS Soccer: Wood-Ridge Girls Roll Ridgefield, Boys Edged by Weehawken

Wood-Ridge 8, Ridgefield 1

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Senior Victoria Drotos scored five goals and added an assist at Wood-Ridge picked up their second win of the season, 8-1, over Ridgefield Monday afternoon in an NJIC cross-divisional girls soccer match at the Wood-Ridge Athletic Complex. 

Lia Wollerman had a goal and an assist for the Lady Blue Devils, while Kiaro Campo and Maireed Helly ...

HS Football: Rankings Show Flaw in Methodolgy in Week Four

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  Maybe doing the Born Rankings were not so bad after all. Or maybe four weeks is not enough data to get an accurate read on who should be ranked where.   With two of the top 16 teams being ineligible for the state playoffs due playing in the NJIC Union Division and NJSFC Ivy Division, there is an obvious flaw in the way the rankings are being ...

Bergen County Flash Flood Watch Today through Friday Morning...Again

September 23, 2021

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - More foul weather is forecasted for Thursday afternoon into Friday morning, September 24.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for portions of Bergen County, a warning area locals have come to respect after remnants of Hurricane Ida stormed through the area earlier this month.

A period of heavy rainfall is likely with the passage of ...

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Wednesday Afternoon into the Evening

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — A flash flood watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

The flash flood watch is in effect for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey: Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, ...

The Remnants of Tropical Storm Ida are Expected to Hit Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge and Teterboro Wednesday

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — In preparation of the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch throughout New Jersey. The storm is expected to hit Wednesday into Thursday with heavy rainfalls equaling five inches, scattered thunderstorms and high wind gusts. Combining that with the previous wet conditions Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge, and ...

Hasbrouck Heights Soccer Association Collects Record Donations for Food Pantry

September 14, 2021

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Soccer Association collected a record amount of donations during the second annual food drive during Saturday's season opening Soccer Swarm to benefit the Hasbrouck Heights Food Pantry.

The first one was held in 2019. There was no swarm in 2020 due to COVID-19.

Teams brought their non-perishable contributions to Saturday's Swarm.

Peter Kepsel, Member of 1945 Championship Team, Honored During Pre-Game Coin Toss

September 26, 2021

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Peter Kepsel, a member of the 1945 NJISAA State Champion Hasbrouck Heights football team, was honored Friday night prior to Aviators game against Park Ridge. The 1945 championship team was coached by Andy Kmetz and won three straight state titles as decided by the NJSIAA (pre football playoffs.)   

Kepsel was introduced to the home crowd and joined ...

History of Hasbrouck Heights Basketball: Ken Ryan - The Loyola Years

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - So, what happened with Ken Ryan after he left Hasbrouck Heights High School in 1960. Being, what so far appears to be the first 1000 point scorer in school history, Ryan left Hasbrouck Heights highly recruited, with 65 college offers before deciding on Loyola University (New Orleans.)

Loyola (New Orleans) was one of a handful of colleges that went under the Loyola ...

History of Hasbrouck Heights Basketball: Ken Ryan, Unrecognized 1,000 Points Scorer

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights will be getting a new name on its 1,000 points scorer banner.  It will just be 60 years late.  

Ken Ryan, class of 1960, had a short career in Hasbrouck Heights, playing only his junior and senior seasons, for the Aviators. Once he gained his footing, the baskets started falling, and the Aviators basketball fortunes began ...

Register Now for October's Activities at the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library

September 28, 2021

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -   The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library remains open to the public at 100% capacity. Computer time is limited to sixty minutes, no advance reservation is required. The Book Drop is open for item returns. Porch pick-up is available upon request. Please see our website for updated information.

 

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Hasbrouck Heights Library Hosting Jewelry and Book Sale this Weekend

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Friends of the Hasbrouck Heights Library will once again host the annual Book & Jewelry Sale on Saturday and Sunday, September 18 and 19 from 10 am-4 pm. The location of the sale will be in the back parking lot of the Municipal Building and the Senior Center. 

According to Mimi Hui, Library Director, the event will feature ...

Five Teterboro Students Named Semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program

September 20, 2021

EVANSTON, IL/TETERBORO, NJ - Five area students were named as Semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring.

Bijou Choi, Cole J. Christiana, Justin J. Jang, Noah J. Kim, and Ashley J.

Hasbrouck Heights Junior Football to Hold September Meeting on Wednesday

September 22, 2021

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  The Hasbrouck Heights Junior Football League will hold a general board meeting this week.  

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 22, at the 8 p.m. at Depken Field.

Parents are invited to attend and get involved with the organization.

Information on HHJFL can be found on the ...

Gubernatorial Candidate Ciattarelli Holds Town Hall Meeting in Hasbrouck Heights

September 18, 2021

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Republican candidate for Governor Jack Ciattarelli hosted a town hall meeting late Thursday afternoon at VFW Post 4591 in Hasbrouck Heights.

Hasbrouck Heights Mayor John "Jack" DeLorenzo introduced Ciattarelli before the crowd of about 150 people. He opened the evening talking about his upbringing as one of four children, being raised by parents with two jobs, ...

Frozen DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust Pepperoni Pizza Recalled Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens

September 28, 2021

WASHINGTON — Nestlé USA Inc., of Schaumburg, IL, announced Sunday it is recalling approximately 27,872 pounds of frozen DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust pepperoni pizza due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The product contains textured soy protein, a known allergen, which is not ...

Police Announce Another Arrest in Fair Lawn Man's Death in May on Route 17

September 25, 2021

Bergen County Prosecutor Musella stated any charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

FAIR LAWN, NJ — A Fort Lee man was charged with homicide in the death of a Fair Lawn man who was struck by a car after he was beaten by five men and left incapacitated on Route 17 in May ...

Two Newark Men Arrested on Weapons and Armed Robbery Charges in Hasbrouck Heights Incident

HACKENSACK, NJ - A month's-long investigation lead to the arrest of two Newark, NJ, men on armed robbery and weapons charges stemming from an incident in Hasbrouck Heights in mid-August.

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Keywan Hudson and Salik Stephens. The arrests are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office ...

Hasbrouck Heights Man Arrested on Sex Assault and Child Endangerment Charges

HACKENSACK/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - A Hasbrouck Heights man was arrested on aggravated sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, and child endangerment charges, according to an announcement from Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella.

The arrest of Cheldon Clare of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office ...

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Doggos (and their Humans) Enjoy End-of-Summer Hoorah at Glen Rock Pool

September 25, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ — It was the last hurrah of the summer for pups and their humans at the Glen Rock Pool Paw-ty on Monday evening, September 20, when the furry ones took to the water for what is becoming an annual event.

Organized by the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park, the tail-wagging, tongue-flapping event took place in three shifts as dogs came and went, according to size.

With the ...

Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Hackensack

HACKENSACK, NJ - A Disaster Recovery Center has been established in Hackensack to assist Bergen County residents and businesses with applying for federal disaster relief. The center has representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration on hand to handle applications in-person.

The Disaster Recovery Center is located on the first floor of the Bergen Community ...

TAPinto Presents "Back to School" Magic Show Featuring Magic Bob, September 23

September 22, 2021

Don't miss TAPinto's "Back to School" virtual magic show with Magic Bob!  The free event will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 7 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Atlantic Health's Children's Hospital.

 

Registration is required to attend.  To ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Numbers for Monday; Latest Vaccine Figures for Wood-Ridge and Hasbrouck Heights

September 28, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Monday afternoon press conference.

There were 1315 new PCR cases reported and 224 antigen tests, with 9 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 998,454 positive PCR cases, 149,904 positive antigen cases, and 24,559 deaths, ...

New Jersey's COVID19 Numbers for Thursday

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Thursday afternoon.

There were 2,040 new PCR cases reported and 462 antigen tests, with 24 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 992,586 positive PCR cases, 149,033 positive antigen cases, and 24,515 deaths, and ...

New Jersey's COVID19 Numbers for Wednesday

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy released the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Wednesday afternoon press conference.

There were 2,027 new PCR cases reported and 538 antigen tests, with 24 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 990,677 positive PCR cases, 148,696 positive antigen cases, and 24,491 deaths, ...

Bergen County Flash Flood Watch Today through Friday Morning...Again

September 23, 2021

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - More foul weather is forecasted for Thursday afternoon into Friday morning, September 24.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for portions of Bergen County, a warning area locals have come to respect after remnants of Hurricane Ida stormed through the area earlier this month.

A period of heavy rainfall is likely with the passage of ...

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Wednesday Afternoon into the Evening

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — A flash flood watch is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

The flash flood watch is in effect for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey: Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, ...

The Remnants of Tropical Storm Ida are Expected to Hit Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge and Teterboro Wednesday

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — In preparation of the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida, the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch throughout New Jersey. The storm is expected to hit Wednesday into Thursday with heavy rainfalls equaling five inches, scattered thunderstorms and high wind gusts. Combining that with the previous wet conditions Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge, and ...

Easy Fall Cocktails to Celebrate the Start of the Season

September 25, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The air is turning cooler, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Now’s the time to get into the autumn spirit with these easy cool-weather cocktails you can make at home.

Pumpkin Spice White Russian: Over ice, combine 2 oz. vodka, 1 oz. pumpkin spice liqueur, 1 oz. coffee liqueur and 1 oz. cream.

Maple Old Fashioned: In a ...

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