Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro Week in Review

Hasbrouck Heights Marching Band and Color Guard step off the new season with new uniforms for the first time in over 10 years. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
Hasbrouck Heights Girl Scout troops and the Paramus Catholic High School ice hockey team assembled Warrior Bead keychains for Vietnam veterans and military families. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
Hasbrouck Heights quarterback James Klenk calls the signals in the Aviators season opener against St. Mary at Depken Field. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – Here’s a round-up of stories that readers may have missed during the week. They cover a cross-section of topics including town and school news, a volunteer effort for veterans, What You Missed and lots of sports.

TAPinto provided parents back to school safety tips and reminded parents at Lincoln School about the new street closures and traffic patterns for morning drop offs. Wood-Ridge named a new principal for the Junior/Senior High School. Plus, Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge School Districts were named to the 2018 Safest School Districts in New Jersey according to

The Hasbrouck Heights Chamber of Commerce announced the new date for the fourth annual Taste of Hasbrouck Heights to be held at the VFW. The Hasbrouck Heights Marching Band  and color guard will sport new uniforms for the first time in over ten years. In the community, over 40 volunteers including the Paramus Catholic High School ice hockey team and Hasbrouck Heights Girl Scouts, assembled 300 Warrior Bead keychains for Vietnam veterans and Gold Star families.

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The start of school brought the start of fall sports. TAPinto offered football preview for both Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge football offense and defense, Wood-Ridge girls’ and boys’ soccer teams, defending NJIC Champions Hasbrouck Heights football home opener, the home opener for the junior football program and an upcoming 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Go to the Sports home page for more sports coverage.

Visit the What You Missed Section. TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro, looks back at newsworthy events that happened earlier in 2017 that did not get coverage.

If there are any news stories or news tips, please share them with us, arts, volunteers, newsmakers, unsung heroes, people making a difference, email us at

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April 10, 2018

PATERSON, NJ  - The Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club (FLARC) will partner with the National Park Service with a special event amateur radio station to be held at the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park in Paterson, NJ.

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Borough Council Agenda

April 11, 2018

Dear Hasbrouck Heights residents,

Some of you may have seen that on my Facebook page, Councilman Chris Hillmann - Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, I had begun sharing the agenda for our municipal council meetings. I wanted to share them so that our neighbors had a way to see what we as your elected officials were doing. The agenda is never posted on the town website in advance of the meeting, only after ...

Travels Jersey Shore Seal Sighting on Spring Lake Beach

April 23, 2018

SPRING LAKE, NJ — Another seal came ashore — this time at the jetty on the south end of Spring Lake's beach.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski was walking the beachfront when she spotted this seal at about 3 p.m. on April 18 and took these real-time animated photos. It’s not known whether it returned to the ocean.

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