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May 13, 2021

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - There was plenty of debate about the passage of Ordinance 2483 banning the establishment of businesses that sell cannabis products in Hasbrouck Heights at Tuesday evening’s Hasbrouck Heights two-hour long Council meeting.   The Ordinance was passed by a 4-2 vote. The bill ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Council voted 4-2 during Tuesday's meeting not to display the LBGTQ flag at Borough Hall during Pride Month in June. Councilman Ron Kistner issued the following personal opinion in a statement to TAPinto regarding this issue. At a recent Council ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Pickleball courts will be coming to Wood-Ridge in the next year after the Wood-Ridge Council passed a resolution on public hearing Wednesday to put forward a 2021 Bergen County Open Space Trust Fund Municipal Program Park Improvement Application to construct a new combined tennis ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Francis R. Lucas, III, 32, from Wood-Ridge was arrested on April 1, 2021 following a chain of events that started with Mr. Lucas driving around the Wood-Ridge Wesmont Station yelling threatening statements from his vehicle.  According to Lt. Joseph Biamonte of the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The sun shone down on a warm spring morning as several residents stopped to remember three Hasbrouck Heights soldiers during a National Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans Park Saturday. Rose Pagan and Susan DeJessa, of A Hero's Welcome North Jersey, placed a ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights has rescheduled its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 23, according to an email from Borough Clerk Laurie Varga. The meeting will now be held on Monday, March 22 at 5 pm. Click here for the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Route 17 northbound in Hasbrouck Heights again will be closed and detoured overnight near the Route 46 overpass in Hasbrouck Heights as a priority bridge repair project continues in Bergen County, according to an announcement from the New Jersey Department of ...

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WASHINGTON, DC/TRENTON, NJ - The Internal Revenue Service may have extended some of the tax filing deadlines from April 15 to May 17 due to the changes that were made in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 signed last week.  The State of New Jersey, according to State Senator and Wood-Ridge ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Transportation will be shutting down all lanes of Route 17 North at Williams Avenue on Friday, March 12, from 10 p.m. to 6 am on Saturday due to roadwork, according to the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department. Drivers should seek alternate ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - An overturned tractor trailer had blocked traffic on Route 80 in Hackensack. According to Hackensack Fire Department officials, Route 80 eastbound Express Lanes after Exit 66 are closed due to an overturned tractor trailer. Hackensack Fire Department and EMS are on scene, and ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Parents of Hasbrouck Heights Little Leaguers, for the 2021 season at least, will no longer have to volunteer at the concession stand, according to a proposal that was given approval by the Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council Tuesday evening. In a letter from the Hasbrouck ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - The Teterboro Mayor and Council honored the borough's longtime attorney on his retirement during Tuesday evening's Council meeting held virtually. David B. Bole served the borough for over 40 years. He was first appointed the Municipal Prosecutor in 1977. In January 1990, he was ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Here's a look at what's open and closed in Wood-Ridge according to borough officials in the wake of this week's snowstorm. Wood-Ridge Borough Hall will re-open on Wednesday, February 3 at 11am.  Wood-Ridge Memorial Library will be closed on Wednesday, February 3 and Thursday, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - As New Jersey braces for the first big snowstorm of 2021, here's a look of what's closed in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge. Hasbrouck Heights Borough Hall and Free Public Library are closed on Monday, February 1. There is no overnight parking permission ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Please Do Not Feed The Pigeons. What may seem like a humorous issue to some has become an ongoing issue in Hasbrouck Heights, as someone throwing bird seed under the Route 46 underpass on Terrace Avenue has created a nuisance for residents close to the area. Board of ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights Borough Council met for its first regular session of the year, and two-and-half hours later, it wrapped up business for the night.  A presentation by Associated Appraisal Group’s Rick Del Guercio concerning the 2021 property appraisals, and the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro takes a look back at the year 2020 through the photos that captured the events and activities in the community. Earlier photos are events pre-COVID: DARE graduation, spelling bee, geography bee, Read Across America at Lincoln ...

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UPDATED Wednesday, December 16: Borough officials in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge announced the following closings and changes in light of Thursday's winter storm. In Hasbrouck Heights: Garbage Collection in Zone 1 will be suspended for Thursday, December 17.  Borough Hall as well as ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge and Teterboro are bracing for the first major snowstorm of the season. According to the National Weather Service, Wednesday night is when most areas of New Jersey will receive the peak impact from this storm. A Winter Storm Watch ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge School District has temporarily reverted to remote learning, according to a post on the district's website and email to parents. Superintendent of Schools Nicholas Cipriano emailed district parents Tuesday. The last day of in-person classes is Thursday, December ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Hasbrouck Heights School District has temporarily reverted to remote learning, according to an email to parents. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew Helfant emailed district parents late Monday morning. Remote learning begins Tuesday, November 24.  He cited the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights Superintendent of Schools addressed the abrupt change to remote learning for one of the district's elementary schools and the possibility of temporarily returning to remote learning for the upper schools during Thursday night's Board of Education meeting ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge School District announced that the junior/senior high school would temporarily return to remote learning after an individual tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement from Superintendent of School Nicholas Cipriano came Monday. Students and teachers would ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -  The Wood-Ridge Memorial Library is temporarily closed due to a possible COVID-19 exposure, it was announced by the borough on Monday morning. Wood-Ridge Memorial Library will be closed from Monday, October 19 to Saturday, October 24 due to a possible COVID-19 ...

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TRENTON/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy remembered a Hasbrouck Heights educator who passed away from coronavirus during his Thursday afternoon press conference. Thomas King, 90, of Paramus, was born in Kearny, NJ and was a longtime educator in the Hasbrouck Heights School district, ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - A simple traffic stop lead Wood-Ridge police to an arrest of the driver on weapons charges and for a home invasion for the theft of high-end sneakers and cash in New York City. Wood-Ridge Police Lieutenant James Witkowski and Officer Mark Torsiello were on patrol Monday, October ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - “I would advise people not to give up on their local governments,” said retiring Hasbrouck Heights Borough Administrator Michael Kronyak Tuesday night during a ceremony honoring him at his last Hasbrouck Heights Council meeting before his retirement.  “These people are here ...

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TRENTON/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced Monday that the left lane on Route 17 northbound near the Route 46 overpass in Hasbrouck Heights will be closed for approximately two months as a priority bridge repair project begins. Beginning ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Residents and dignitaries of Hasbrouck Heights gathered Friday night at the Firemen’s and 9/11 Memorial on the Boulevard to remember the lives lost on September 11, 2001, during the annual 9/11 Memorial Program. About 40 members of the community turned out for the annual ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- It was a sunny fall day as Wood-Ridge held a memorial service in remembrance of 9/11 on Friday night at Veterans Park on Valley Boulevard. Wood-Ridge Borough Councilman Ezio Altamura welcomed the residents, and called for the Wood-Ridge Fire Department to present the colors to ...

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