In The Community

September 19, 2018

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ --  Today TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro begins a new weekly series focusing on the Hasbrouck Heights Soccer Association's travel teams. There are 13 teams, for both boys and girls. In addition, we will publish game results and the upcoming week's games. All ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- It was an ideal fall day for the Hasbrouck Heights Soccer Association’s Soccer Swarm at Woodland Park on Saturday. The cool morning gave way to sunny skies for players, coaches, parents, and siblings to enjoy the annual season-opening event. Nearly 200 players from ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- If you are a resident of Hasbrouck Heights and have a beautiful baby under the age of two, enter him or her in the Annual Beautiful Baby Contest sponsored by the Hasbrouck Heights Junior Woman's Club. Email a photo to hhjuniors@gmail.com, and the HHJWC will print a 4x6 ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- Wood-Ridge High School's Jake Colon has been nominated for the 2018 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award. He is one of ten area high school football players nominated in the first of six weeks of the 2018 program.  According to the website, the students have been nominated by their ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hasbrouck Heights' annual Town Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Woodland Park. The rain date will be the following Saturday, October 6. The annual town-wide event draws families and individuals to the park to mingle, catch up ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and local libraries are reminding everyone that this month is an incredible time to get one. As this year's Honorary Chairs, the Incredibles will use their superpowers to remind families, students and people of all ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- One of the annual events for fifth graders at Lincoln Elementary School is the Living Wax Museum.  Each student must choose a historical figure to portray as part of an assembly to fellow students, parents and teachers.  They are required to memorize their speech and create ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hasbrouck Heights Junior Football League is looking for the next person to be the "voice" for its weekly football games during the 2018 season.  At the group's general membership meeting on Wednesday night, it announced that Evan Wexler, who has been the public address ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights Soccer Association (HHSA) will be having their Annual Red Bulls Game Outing this Sunday, August 26, 7pm at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ.  Tickets are $25 each and are in section 204.  In addition to the game, ticket holders will have the following ...

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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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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 --  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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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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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- When he was just a seven-year-old Cub Scout,  Johnny Capozzi decided he wanted to earn an Eagle Scout Award. "It was the highest rank, and I wanted to see my name on the plaque at the Municipal Building," he said.  He'll see his name on that plaque soon, as he was ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Children and parents rocked the night away at the 12th annual Hasbrouck Heights Library’s Summer Bash on Friday night. The overarching summer theme of “Libraries Rock” was highlighted at the library’s premiere summer event which featured music, crafts, makeup and a movie ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  "How do you get to Carnegie Hall?" Leo Leuci, a member of the Wood-Ridge Class of 2016, knows the old adage - practice, practice, practice.  It also helps if you start at age 4.   Leuci made his piano debut in the world's premier music hall, accompanying three vocalists on ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Councilman Ron Kistner has a "pet project" he is working on for 2019 -  a dog park at Woodland Park. While still in the planning phase, here are some of the details for the off-leash park: Dimensions will be approximately 60 x 35 feet; Two ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - A crowd of local residents, friends, families and some strangers gathered to surprise a Korean veteran for his 85th birthday Sunday afternoon at the Crow's Nest in Hackensack. The family of United State Navy YN1 Peter Nicholas Garifalos planned a surprise party to honor the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- You've heard of Christmas in July? Well then, why not Halloween in July? What else would be celebrated on Friday the 13th? The Hasbrouck Heights Swim Club hosted a whole day of special events celebrating Halloween on Friday, July 13. During the day, about 50 children ...

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MAHWAH, NJ  - The Mahwah Swim Club defeated defeated Hasbrouck Heights,  237-182, in a Bergen County Pool Managers Swim meet on Wednesday evening at the Mahwah Swim Club. It is the team's first away meet of the season. Next week they will compete at New Milford and Woodcliff Lake.   Hasbrouck ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS -  The River Edge Swim Club defeated Hasbrouck Heights,  246-207, in a Bergen County Pool Managers Swim meet on Monday evening at the Hasbrouck Heights Swim Club. Hasbrouck Heights record goes to 1 - 1 on the season. The next meet is Wednesday, July 11, at Mahwah.  The ...

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NEW YORK, NY --  One day after Wall Street was closed for the Independence Day holiday, Hasbrouck Heights resident Rose Pagan and several area veterans rang the opening bell of the Nasdaq Stock Market on Thursday morning. The Mission Continues Newark, a veterans group, was tapped to ring the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Early afternoon showers couldn't dampen the enthusiasm of children and families at the inaugural Patriotic Pool Parade at the Hasbrouck Heights Swim Club on Wednesday afternoon. Children and parents wore patriotic bathing suits, shorts, and tops for the event. Children ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- The Wood-Ridge Fire Department Touch-a-Truck event turned into a welcomed respite from the stifling heat as the fire truck gently sprayed water to the residents and families who attended the Sunday event. The event was open to the public to meet with members of the volunteer ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Even a dinnertime downpour couldn't put the damper on the 34th Annual Hasbrouck Heights Fireworks, sponsored by the Lions Club, at Depken Field on Thursday night. The gates opened at 7 p.m. People laid out blankets and set up camp chairs. There were inflatables games for ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hasbrouck Heights Little League hosted its annual end-of-year picnic on Saturday at the Hasbrouck Heights Little League complex. The annual event featured inflatable games, food and baseball challenges.  The annual picnic is open to current players and families in the ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- Wood-Ridge/Moonachie Little League's tradition end-of-year closing ceremonies turned into a surprise for the League's president, as members of the League and community planned a celebration of Phil Romero's 25 years with the organization. The evening opened with the teams ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - On Monday, June 18, over 130 Hasbrouck Heights High School seniors and faculty arrived at the Hasbrouck Heights Elks Lodge #1962 for the annual Yearbook Signing Breakfast.  In its 15th year, the annual breakfast started in 2004 when Lodge Secretary Joyce Powell, a member of ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- A dip in the pool was exactly what needed on a hot Monday night as Hasbrouck Heights Police Department hosted the annual DARE swim party and BBQ at the Hasbrouck Heights Swim Club. Over 100 eighth grade students from Hasbrouck Heights Middle School and Corpus Christi ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ  -  Fire Department won its first Hasbrouck Heights Little League Championship since the 1960s on Saturday with a 6-0 win over PBA at Inserra Field at the Hasbrouck Heights Little League complex.  Fire Department battled back after losing the first game of the series to win ...

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