TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro Week in Review

Euclid School faculty and staff honor the memory Laurie Tenberge’s daughter and support the Tay Sachs Foundation Credits: Courtney Tacinelli
The Girl Scouts do the Cotton Eye Joe. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
Hasbrouck Heights Boys 8th Grade Recreation Basketball players following Saturday evening's All-Star Game. Credits: Faith C. Armonaitis

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – We transition from January into February and the weather is inconsistent...warm, cold, blustery, snowy, rainy, flurries. But TAPinto remains constant in its coverage of news, schools, sports, and community happenings. Here are the highlights of last week in TAPinto.

In the schools, the teachers and staff at Euclid Elementary School honored the memory of Laurie TenBerge’s daughter, raising awareness and funds for Tay Sachs disease. Staffers from the Hasbrouck Heights Library visited the sixth and seventh graders at Hasbrouck Heights Middle School about the events, activities, and resources, beyond books, it offers.

Hasbrouck Heights Rec wrestling program hosted its annual Wrestling Invitational, and brought home 37 medals. Girl Scout Daisies from Wood-Ridge got a behind-the-scenes tour of a local bank. The Hasbrouck Heights Girl Scouts hosted their annual Square Dance.

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The Hasbrouck Heights Music Parents Association is holding a peanut butter and jelly drive for Meals with a Mission, to feed the homeless and working poor.

It was a busy week in Sports. Wood-Ridge honored its bowlers on Senior Night. The Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge rivalry continued in basketball. Lady Aviator head coach picked up her 100th career win. An Aviator basketball player was named Athlete of the Week. Kassie Ketcho signed to continue her academic and track career at Division 1 Monmouth University. Go to the Sports home page for coverage.

This week TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro introduced two new editorial sections. Bergen County News will cover news stories from other TAPinto sites like Hackensack and Fair Lawn/Glen Rock. Other New Jersey News will cover stories from throughout the state provided by our fellow TAP sites. Last week those stories included the charges against Senator Robert Menendez being dropped, and a poll of state residents on the legalization of marijuana.

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