7 hrs ago
Stop & Shop files suit against Bergen County over open records
Stop & Shop Supermarket LLC has filed a lawsuit against Bergen County, claiming the county's failure to turn over relevant public documents in a timely manner hindered the company's appeal of a plan for a rival ShopRite Supermarket in Wyckoff. Lawyers for Stop & Shop contend that county officials withheld a county engineer's report on the project until nearly three years after the company's original public records request.
11 hrs ago
Midland Park to contract with Ridgewood firm for dispatching
The Borough Council introduced an ordinance to enter into an interlocal agreement with Northwest Bergen Central Dispatch to provide emergency dispatch services at its Sept. 11 meeting.
15 hrs ago
Wyckoff Library to Hold Logo Contest
The Wyckoff Library is looking for creative individuals to help them design a new logo that will be used in all of their printed materials, on their web site and their Facebook and Twitter pages. Logo submissions must be four-color computer-generated files submitted as a jpeg or pdf file.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Three-alarm fire damages auto repair shop in Ramsey
Firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze on the roof and an exterior wall of an auto repair shop on Route 17 as traffic backed up for more than a mile in the northbound lanes Monday evening. Fire departments from five municipalities responded to the fire, which began about 7 p.m. at the Meineke Car Care Center at 536 Route 17 north, according to Ramsey Deputy Fire Chief Louis Warnet.
Wyckoff Library to Show 'The Monuments Men' Sept. 15
The Wyckoff Library will have a showing of "The Monuments Men" on Monday, Sept. 15 in the library's Shotmeyer Room at 2 p.m. "The Monuments Men" is a 2014 movie that is rated PG-13 and is about 118 minutes long.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Lyndhurst resident nearly falls victim to 'virtual kidnapping' scam
A 45-year-old borough resident almost became a victim of the increasingly common "virtual kidnapping" scam that has targeted residents of Bergen County - but a bank teller was able to summon police before the resident could send money to the scammers. According to Lyndhurst police, the borough resident withdrew $1,700 from his bank account on Wednesday afternoon to send to someone who claimed to be holding his daughter hostage after a car accident in Newark because she wasn't able to pay for damages.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Midland Park to contract with Ridgewood firm for dispatching
The Borough Council introduced an ordinance to enter into an interlocal agreement with Northwest Bergen Central Dispatch to provide emergency dispatch services at their September 11 meeting. The agreement, set to begin Jan. 1, signals the end of a 15-year relationship with Wyckoff for those services.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Wyckoff Library to Hold 'Jersey Joke' Talk with Rutgers Professor Sept. 18
The Wyckoff Public Library and the Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for Humanities will sponsor "The Jersey Joke: It's Long and Complicated History," a talk by Michael Aaron Rockland, Ph.D, on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Wyckoff Public Library.
Eastern Christian in Midland Park cuts ribbon on $450,000 renovation
Educators at Eastern Christian School kicked off the return to classes with a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of a $450,000 renovation project. "We are so thankful for our beautifully renovated building," Principal Sandra Bottge said.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Wyckoff Fire Dept. to Hold 9/11 Memorial on Sept. 11
The Wyckoff Fire Department will host a 9/11 memorial ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 6:00 p.m. at the Wyckoff Fallen Firefighters Memorial located at Fire Company # 1, Scott Plaza.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Wyckoff Artist Holds Watercolor Painting Class Sept. 10
Wyckoff artist Rosie Crabtree will hold an Introduction to Watercolor Painting class on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Wyckoff Public Library.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
'Frost/Nixon' Movie Screening Sept. 8
Wyckoff will have a screening of "Frost/Nixon" on Monday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. at the Shotmeyer Room in the Wyckoff Free Public Library.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
'Gramps Grille' World War II vet selling his amazing house of cars
John Van Buiten is a World War II veteran with a love of Fords, his country and anything car-related, no matter the shape or size. The 93-year-old retired contractor spent decades collecting classic Fords along with thousands of toy cars, oil cans, license plates, vintage signs and gas pumps.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Pompton Lakes Man Arrested for Drug Possession in Wyckoff
A Pompton Lakes man was arrested and charged with drug possession after he was stopped early Sunday morning for driving with a nonfunctioning headlight, Wyckoff police said. Jin Chung, 34, was driving on Rt 208 at 1:50 a.m. Sunday when he was pulled over by Ptl.
Wyckoff Man Victim of 'Hostage Scam,' Nearly Loses $900
The man received a call saying his brother was being held hostage and that $900 would have to be wired to a location in order for him to be released. After the man failed to get in contact with his brother, he went to a store and wired the money believing the hostage situation was real.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
No date set on review of Wyckoff zoning board's restaurant/wine bar decision
The Planning Board has not scheduled a discussion of an application by Aldo Cascio to combine two of its businesses on Franklin Turnpike in a building around the core on Wyckoff Avenue, which it approved two years ago. The board approved the restaurant and wine bar application in May 2012 but the approval was challenged by commercial landlords Henry and Joan McNamara and Wyckoff Shopping Center Inc. The suits, which were consolidated on appeal, maintained that because the application proposed two principal uses on the same lot, violating the municipality's zoning ordinances, a use variance was required.
Housing application for Franklin Lakes High Mountain Golf property deemed complete
An application to build high-density housing on the 130-acre High Mountain Golf Club property bordering Wyckoff has been deemed complete, according to borough officials, although the developer has been given 30 days to resolve two issues - one of which is the safety of an exit roadway.
The Jersey Journal
Wyckoff woman makes battling lice her business
"Last week we worked non-stop from 9 a.m. to practically 9 p.m. due to all the sleep-away camps coming back," she said.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Opinion: Why we oppose Fair Lawn use-variance proposal
Peggy Norris is the local history and genealogy librarian for the Ridgewood Library; Joe Suplicki, is the village historian and vice chairman of the Ridgewood Historic Preservation Commission and H. Gelfand is assistant professor of history, honors and interdisciplinary liberal studies at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.
PHOTO: 84-Year-Old Man Drives Car Into Pool In Wyckoff
An 84-year-old man was not injured Monday when he drove his car into a pool at his daughter's home in Wyckoff, police said.