Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro News

August 16, 2018

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Four resolutions and the appointment of a new Hotel/Multi-Dwelling Inspector highlighted the new business conducted at Tuesday evening’s Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting. Gino Tessaro was named the Borough’s new Hotel/Multi-Dwelling Inspector by a 5-1 vote of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair History Center has announced six self guided walking tours open to the public.  Designed for participants to take on their own time and at their own pace, the walking tours are available as downloadable PDFs on our website:www.montclairhistory.org. Printed ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- The continuing saga of the USS Ling, a World War II-era submarine later converted to a naval museum whose future is in question, took a dark turn on Tuesday with the Hackensack Police Department investigating an apparent robbery aboard the vessel. According to police, vandals took ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Borough of Hasbrouck Heights Council presented Certificates of Accomplishment to the Hasbrouck Heights Recreation Third/Fourth Grade Girls Softball team Tuesday evening. The team was honored for capturing the South Bergen Softball League Champions, finishing with an ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  The Hasbrouck Heights Food Pantry is in need of donations, especially during the back to school season.  According to Rob Brady, the food pantry coordinator, they have a need for back to school supplies. He said they assist families with 15 children in the borough. Back ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ --  While parents and children are in the final weeks of summer break, school teachers are preparing lesson plans and classrooms for the upcoming school year. TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro is publishing a mini-series spotlighting area teachers who need a little ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was announced Monday, per Athletic Director Michael Scuilla. The class includes 11 athletes, one contributor, and two teams. They will be inducted at the celebratory dinner on October 18, at the Graycliff ...

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BELMAR, NJ — As a fledgling dune planting flourishes near Belmar’s 12th Avenue beach playground, another patch of greenery is planned for the Third Avenue beach. In addition to the dune grass, native plants and other suitable foliage that will fill this new 1,500-square-foot area, “pollinators” ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ –  An "alert" Harding Road resident helped foil a cell phone thief who police apprehended with eight stolen cell phones in his possession, according to police. On Aug. 7, the Harding Road resident received a FedEx package delivered to his home with someone else’s name on it just ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  Hasbrouck Heights resident Earle Connelly was named “Knight of the Year” by the Secaucus Council 12769 of the Knights of Columbus in a ceremony in June.  Connelly was recognized for his efforts throughout 2017-18, including bringing in five new members to the Knights of ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - While pre-season camps for high school football opened last week, and recreation football on August 1, evidence that high school football is really back will be here this week. Wood-Ridge kicks off it first scrimmage Tuesday, traveling to Englewood to scrimmage Dwight ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro will host a Content Workshop on Wednesday, August 15 at the Hasbrouck Heights Library at 7 p.m.  The workshop is open to members of community groups, sports associations, and individuals to learn how to submit news, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  The Hasbrouck Heights Junior Police Academy welcomed its 19th recruit class in June. The 22 eighth grade recruits spent one week under the direction of Sergeant Alan Baker of the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department and, Hasbrouck Heights Middle School Social Studies ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Daniel Castro put his head on the water bottle he clutched between his shackled hands as he sat on an airplane bound for detention centers, first in Nebraska then Louisiana. He resigned himself to the sobering fact he was being deported back to Nicaragua. What worried him more than ...

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BELLE MEAD, NJ – The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies Inc. and Attitudes In Reverse will hold their sixth annual National Suicide Prevention Day Conference entitled “Back to School: Building Youths’ Resiliency” on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ -- Saturday afternoon's storms brought over two inches of rainfall to Wood-Ridge and Teterboro, according to the National Weather Service. In the county, the highest measurement came from Cresskill with over three inches. Measurements from the top Bergen County towns ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Heavy rain on top of already saturated grounds resulted in severe flash flooding throughout the Passaic Valley area on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11. The Peckman River, which runs through Little Falls and Woodland Park, overflowed its banks causing flash flooding throughout ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- The children's fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" came to life through the magic of  the Tanglewood Marionettes, presented by the Wood-Ridge Memorial Library at Wood-Ridge Intermediate School on Friday night. The program was the summer finale of the Library's Friday Family Fun Night ...

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NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try an identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices, according to a release from the agency. The Port Authority will launch the pilot test ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Bruce Springsteen may have put Belmar’s E Street on the rock ’n’ roll roadmap, but the borough is long known for its deep-rooted musical history that spans a multitude of genres. In its current exhibit at the municipal building, the Belmar Historical Society (BHS) pays tribute to ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend? If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. Click on the headlines below for more details: Friday, Aug. 10 4-H Fair Returning to North Branch Park in Early August The ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights Chamber of Commerce made a donation to the Friends of the Hasbrouck Heights Library in support of its annual Summer Bash at its August meeting. Mimi Hui, Library Director, accepted the check on the group's behalf. Themed Music School of Rock under ...

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FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, the state of New Jersey has produced copious baseball talent at the major league level. There are currently 19 New Jersey natives in the league, a number that is higher than it’s ever been.  "We got a lot of good guys and we represent where we’re from,” ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Giselle Mongiello and her husband Joe were terrified when Mongiello went into labor with their twin girls 12 weeks early in July 2015. After a scary and nerve-wracking 78 days in the Hackensack University Medical Center NICU, twin girls Mia and Mikayla, now 3, survived and are ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ  -- The Borough of Wood-Ridge will hold a 17-year anniversary Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil to honor the heroes and victims of September 11, 2001.  The service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Park, located on Valley Boulevard and Highland Avenue on Tuesday, September ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hasbrouck Heights Library has gone to the dogs. At least on Wednesdays in August as the Read to a Dog program returns for a limited run during the month. Now in its sixth year, Nugget the therapy dog will visit the Children's Room and listen to children read to him. On ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Commissioners approved Prism Capital Partners' Phase 2A On3 redevelopment plan for the former Roche campus. The plan subdivides a part of the property into separate parcels for existing buildings on the Nutley side of the project. The Redevelopment Plan establishes ...

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CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation working to save more than three dozen Standardbreds due to ship to the slaughterhouse.  As of Aug. 8, 13 had been diverted but 25 were still at risk. Some were tagged for the trip on Aug. 8, a few have until Friday, Aug. 10. Those ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- When students return to class on September 5, they'll be greeted by a new face in the Hasbrouck Heights High School main office, as Maureen Klenk is the new secretary. She takes over for Diane Braitsch, who retired at the end of June. If the Klenk name sounds familiar, ...

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