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  • Mar 26 2017
    TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK BERGEN COUNTY, NJ LEGAL NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR BIDS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on April 11th, 2017, at 1:00 PM., at the Municipal Building Council Chambers, 818 Teaneck Road, New Jersey 07666, Bergen County, New Jersey, the TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK will receive sealed bids for Animal Control Officer Services in accordance with the terms set forth in these Bid Specifications as follows: 1. Said bid shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder in accordance with the ... details
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  • Mar 24 2017
    Matthew Feldman Community Relations Award Guidelines Matthew Feldman Community Relations Award In 1995 a subcommittee of the Advisory Board on Community Relations recommended that the advisory board institute an annual award to be presented to an individual or group who best exemplifies efforts to improve community relations in Teaneck. Award Criteria: The award recipient(s): Must live or work in Teaneck Has worked to improve intergroup an... details
  • Mar 24 2017
    Matthew Feldman 2017 Award Nomination Form ... details
  • Mar 22 2017
    As per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. Zika virus can sometimes be spread by having sex with an infected partner. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon. In May 2015, Brazil reported the first outbreak of Zika in the Americas. Outbreaks... details
  • Mar 21 2017
    Trees of Love is a program sponsored by the Teaneck Shade Tree Advisory Board. It provides the opportunity to plant a native tree in a township park commemorating a loved one or celebrating a special event such as a wedding, birth, graduation, bar and bat mitzvah and confirmations. The $350 fee includes the planting of the tree by the Teaneck DPW, an engraved granite plaque and a water bag. Everything but the plaque is tax deductible. Ellen Schwartz, one of the architects of the pr... details
  • Mar 20 2017
    Teaneck - Residents are being reminded that Cat License Renewals start on April 1, 2017. Cat owners will have until May 31, 2017 to renew their cat licenses without any penalty. The fee is $13 for (not) spayed/(not) neutered OR $10 for spayed/neutered. As of June 1st, a $15 late charge will be added to the original fee. Residents who have new cats or who need renewal applications may obtain one at our service window located at the New Municipal Building (South Entrance - 1st Flo... details
  • Mar 20 2017
    The State of Health in Teaneck 2016 Report Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 8:52, Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey, the local health jurisdiction is required to do the following: Conduct an assessment of the health within one s community Produce an evaluation report Provide information to the public The following is a full report by the Township of Teaneck Health Department as per the New Jersey St... details
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  • Mar 15 2017
    SNOW ICE REMOVAL REQUIREMENTS: Below are the basic requirements and regulations regarding Snow and Ice Removal: * Commercial properties have (12) hours to remove such after the cessation of snowfall * Residential properties have (24) hours to remove such after the cessation of snowfall * Corner properties with sidewalk cut-out and/or passage must be sufficiently cleared * DO NOT throw, shovel or place snow into the public street * If there is a fire hydrant at the front of th... details
  • Mar 15 2017
    Municipal Offices including the Municipal Building, Library, Richard Rodda Center, and Police Records Bureau will be opening at 10 AM on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Both the 9 AM and 4 PM Municipal Court Sessions have been cancelled. ... details
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  • Mar 15 2017
    The Snow Emergency has been lifted as of 12 AM on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Residents are also reminded of the following: 1) Dumping of snow is illegal per Township Of Teaneck Code 32-65 Snow/Ice deposited in roadway prohibited . No person shall sweep, shovel, push, plow or throw snow or ice in or upon any roadway, or caused to have deposited snow or ice in or upon any roadway after said roadway has been plowed. 2) Residents with fire hydrants in front of their residences are asked... details
  • Mar 13 2017
    In the event of an emergency, including power outages, the Teaneck Health Department recommends that the following steps and precautions be taken in order to keep food and water safe for consumption, during and after the emergency situation is over: Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed until power can be restored to prevent unnecessary loss of temperature and food spoilage Perishable foods, such as meats, fish, poultry, dairy products, fruit, vegetables, etc. that sme... details
  • Mar 13 2017
    Now is the perfect time of year to ensure that your heating system is operating properly and efficiently. To prevent impending trouble with your heating system, we suggest that you have your radiators, boilers, chimneys, oil tanks and thermostats serviced prior to the cooler months. Also, ensure that windows and doors fit tightly, are properly caulked and draft free. This will help keep everyone nice and warm and also reduce fuel bills. For landlords, from the 1st of September until ... details
  • Mar 13 2017
    In the event of a power outage, residents can report power outages and check the outage map by visiting https://www.pseg.com/home/customer_service/outage_info/index.jsp. ... details
  • Mar 13 2017
    What is Hypothermia ? Hypothermia is a potentially dangerous drop in body temperature, usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold temperatures. The risk of cold exposure increases as the winter months arrive, but you can be at risk if you're exposed to cold temperatures while hiking or out on the ocean, even in the warmer time of year. Normal body temperature averages 98.6 degrees. With hypothermia, core temperature drops below 95 degrees. In severe hypothermia, core body temperature c... details
  • Mar 12 2017
    SNOW ICE REMOVAL REQUIREMENTS: Below are the basic requirements and regulations regarding Snow and Ice Removal: * Commercial properties have (12) hours to remove such after the cessation of snowfall * Residential properties have (24) hours to remove such after the cessation of snowfall * Corner properties with sidewalk cut-out and/or passage must be sufficiently cleared * DO NOT throw, shovel or place snow into the public street * If there is a fire hydrant at the front of th... details
  • Mar 12 2017
    BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING... * LOCATIONS... NEW YORK CITY, LONG ISLAND, SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER, SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD, SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN, MIDDLESEX, AND NEW LONDON COUNTIES. * HAZARD TYPES... HEAVY SNOW AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... 12 TO 18 INCHES. * TIMING... LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. * IMPACTS... DANGEROUS TRAVEL AND POTENTIAL FOR POWER OUTAGES. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN LONG IS... details
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  • Mar 8 2017
    Genealogy is the study of your unique family history. It is a personal record of your ancestors, including, when they were born, where they lived, who their children were, who they married and where you belong in your extended family tree. Learning about your family history usually starts at home by talking with relatives and friends, and recording information about your ancestors. You may have useful sources at home such as birth certificates, obituaries, wedding announcements, a family Bi... details
  • Mar 8 2017
    It is with deep regret that the Township announces the passing of former Township Manager Werner H. Schmid on March 7, 2016. Mr. Schmid served the Township as municipal manager for 30 years before retiring in 1989. Services for Mr. Schmid are as follows: Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Viewing at the Volk Leber Funeral Home located at 789 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, from 5:00PM to 9:00PM. Friday, March 10, 2017 - Mass at St. Anastasia Church, Teaneck, starting at 10:00AM. Interment will follow at th... details
  • Mar 8 2017
    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), overweight and obesity are both labels for ranges of weight that are greater than what is generally considered healthy for a given height. BMI or Body Mass Index, is a number calculated for a person s weight and height. This index is a reliable measure of a person s body fat, although body type must also be taken into consideration. To view the BMI Chart, go to the following link: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmic... details
  • Mar 1 2017
    As per the American Academy of Childhood Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) , Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or (ADHD) is a common childhood illness that can be treated. It is a health condition involving biologically active substances in the brain. Studies show that ADHD may affect certain areas of the brain that allow us to solve problems, plan ahead, understand others actions, and control our impulses. These are the primary symptoms of ADHD: (as per AACAP) Hyperactive: ch... details
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  • Feb 23 2017
    The Age-Friendly Teaneck initiative helps older adults remain active, connected, and supported in their community as they age. The Age-Friendly Teaneck website has valuable resources, local events, and contact information. For more information on this initiative, please see link: http://www.agefriendlyteaneck.org/ If you have any questions, contact the Teaneck Social Work Specialist, Gloria Andrade at 201-837-1600 ext. 1503. You can also go to the following Social Services Important L... details
  • Feb 23 2017
    NEWS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Subject: TEANECK RECREATION DEPARTMENT SPRING 2017 REGISTRATION BEGINS April showers bring May flowers along with our spring lineup! The Teaneck Recreation Department is pleased to announce our full schedule of fun and structured quality programs for residents starting at 18 months and going up to 54 years. The spring classes are scheduled to begin the week of April 17, 2017. Our spring brochure, as well as individual program flyers will be availa... details
  • Feb 21 2017
    The New Jersey s Clean Energy Program is offering an Appliance Recycling Program to help residents responsibly recycle their refrigerator and/or freezer and provides a $50 incentive. Please go to link below to access the New Jersey s Appliance Recycling Program for scheduling and directions: http://www.njcleanenergy.com/recycling ... details
  • Feb 21 2017
    Is there ever a good time to talk about serious illness and medical crises? Or, what kind of care you d want through the end of your life? Yes. And that time is now. Beginning in March, the Township of Teaneck, Holy Name Medical Center and Age-Friendly Teaneck (AFCI) will present a series of Conversation of Your Life events where we ll talk about: Your life: What gives you joy, plea... details
  • Feb 17 2017
    Reminder: There is no recycling pick up on Monday, February 20, in observance of President's Day. Recycling pick up is as follows: Tuesday, February 21, Zone 1 Wednesday, February 22, Zone 2 Thursday, February 23, Zone 3 Friday, February, 24, Zone 4 ... details
  • Feb 15 2017
    REMINDER: RESIDENTS HAVE UNTIL MARCH 1st TO RENEW THEIR DOG LICENSES WITHOUT PENALTY * SEE REQUIREMENTS BELOW * The Teaneck Health Department would like to remind dog owners that their 2016 dog licenses expired on December 31st. Applications were mailed and notice of such was also posted on the Township website in late December. Dog owners have until March 1, 2017 to renew the... details
  • Feb 13 2017
    Teaneck Municipal Offices will be closed on Monday February 13th in observance of Lincoln's birthday. ... details
  • Feb 8 2017
    Snow is anticipated tomorrow possibly up to 12 . Parking is prohibited on all non-exempt Township streets when snow plowing is required. It is imperative that all vehicles are removed from streets once the snow starts, in order to allow DPW crews to plow curb to curb. Please note any vehicle found in violation of our Snow Emergency ordinance will be ticketed via U.S. mail. Please ensure that your vehicle is parked off the roadway before the storm begins. Your cooperation is greatly appr... details
  • Feb 3 2017
    The Teaneck Board of Education formally initiated its search for a new superintendent to lead Teaneck Public Schools. A critical step in selecting a match is encouraging the community to share their suggestions with the Teaneck Board of Education. The Board of Education invites the community to participate in one or more of the following opportunities to provide input on the qualities desired in the next superintendent: Attend a community forum, on Monday, February 13, from 6:30p.m.- 8:... details
  • Feb 1 2017
    What is measles how is it spread? Measles is an acute viral disease that can potentially have serious complications. The measles infection used to be very common in childhood, but now, due to immunizations, measles infection occurs much less frequently. The measles virus is usually spread when a person breathes in the (measles) virus that has been coughed or sneezed into the air by an infectious person. Measles is one of the most easily spread of all human infections. Just being in the sa... details
  • Feb 1 2017
    According to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), problem gambling includes all behavior patterns that compromise, disrupt or damage personal family or vocational pursuits. The essential features are an increasing preoccupation with gambling, a need to bet more money, more frequently, restlessness or irritability when attempting to stop and a loss of control, in spite of mounting negative consequences. Gambling can lead to the following negative outcomes and behavior: Finan... details
  • Feb 1 2017
    It's that time of year again! Why travel out of town when resident children can experience a fun-filled camp experience right here in their hometown? The Teaneck Recreation Department's Camp Sun-Sational and Sports Arts camp applications will be available to residents on March 15th in the lobby of the Richard Rodda Community Center and on the Township website at www.teanecknj.gov. Three, two-week sessions will be offered this summer. Tentative camp dates are as follows: Session... details
  • Jan 30 2017
    Please note that the Child Health Conference clinic scheduled for April 13th will be cancelled and rescheduled to April 20th The Township of Teaneck s Child Health Conference is a town sponsored clinic that provides well child care to children from birth through high school. It meets one Thursday evening every month in the Pediatric Clinic area of Holy Name Medical Center. It is staffed by Holy Name RN s and a board certified pediatrician. The Child Health Conference (clinic) ... details
  • Jan 30 2017
    All year-round, people love to sit in a hot tub or spa. They provide rejuvenation to tired muscles, can increase circulation blood flow, and are just plain relaxing. Some people take advantage of a dip in the hot tub or spa at the fitness club, while on vacation, or even at home for those who have decided that they want to make the health and recreational activity a little more private. Although hot tubs and spas provide healing, relieve tension and can even be a wonderful social activity... details
  • Jan 25 2017
    Second-hand smoke is the smoke that a smoker breathes out after taking a puff and also the smoke that comes out the tip of burning cigarette, pipe, cigar or similar. This smoke, in particular, contains about 4,000 chemicals, 50 of which are known to cause cancer. The more that you are exposed to these carcinogens, the greater your risk of developing negative health side effects. As per the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), It is estimated that second hand smoke causes 3,000 deaths from ... details
  • Jan 12 2017
    During the year, the Health Department fields a number of calls from concerned residents about wildlife sightings including: red fox, coyote, bobcats and other wildlife. If you see such wildlife and want to report a sighting, please call the Bergen County Humane Enforcement at: (201) 621-4111 or visit their website for more information on our animal control services. http://www.bchenj.org/ As always, safety precautions should be taken when encountering wildlife. These safet... details
  • Jan 11 2017
    Colorectal cancer is a disease in which cells in the colon or rectum become abnormal, divide without control and form masses called tumors. These abnormal cells that develop can also invade and destroy tissue around the colon and rectum, causing further damage to the area. In addition, these tumors may separate and create new tumors in other parts of the body. Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of non-skin cancer in men (after prostate and lung) and in woman (after breast and l... details
  • Jan 11 2017
    Hoarding is the compulsive purchasing, acquiring, searching, and saving of items that have little or no value. This behavior can lead to emotional, physical, social, financial, and even legal side effects. Below are some typical attributes of someone who hoards: Avoids throwing away possessions (common hoarded items are newspapers, magazines, paper and plastic bags, cardboard boxes, photographs, household supplies, food, and clothing) Experiences severe anxiety about discarding posses... details
  • Jan 7 2017
    Snow Advisory: Parking of any vehicle on any portion of a public street is prohibited whenever snow is falling and the accumulation is such that it covers the public streets in the Township and plowing is required. Snow accumulations have an impact on roadway width. Motor vehicle laws of New Jersey state; In no event shall a person park or leave standing a vehicle whether attended or unattended, upon a roadway, unless a clear and unobstructed width of not less than fifteen feet upon th... details
  • Jan 4 2017
    BCUA Househould Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule for Bergen County-2017 The Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) will once again conduct eight household hazardous waste collection events in 2017 throughout the county. Household hazardous waste will be accepted from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM, (rain or shine) at the following centrally located areas: Bergen County Utilities Authority, Foot of Empire Blvd., Moonachie; Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd., Paramus; and Bergen County C... details
  • Dec 30 2016
    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Issa Abbasi, Acting Township Clerk Telephone: (201) 837-1600, ext. 1025 Email: clerk@teanecknj.gov 2017 TOWING RENEWAL APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE December 30, 2016 Teaneck, NJ - The Teaneck Township Clerk s Office reminds all Towing Facilities that their annual renewals are due at a cost of $550.00. Towing Renewals expire on February 1st of each year at midnight. Renewal applicatio... details
  • Dec 26 2016
    The Teaneck Health Department would like to remind dog owners that current dog licenses expire on December 31st. Dog owners have until February 28, 2017 to renew their dog licenses without any penalty. The fee is $13 for not spayed or not neutered and $10 for spayed or neutered. As of March 1, 2017 a $15 late fee will be added. Residents who have new dogs or who need renewal applications may obtain one by calling 201-837-1600 (x 1500) or on-line at www.teanecknj.gov (under Health Depart... details
  • Dec 26 2016
    All 2016 licenses (noted below) issued by the Teaneck Health Department expire at the end of day on December 31, 2016. Businesses, managing agents, landlords, residents and others who need to renew their licenses for 2017 must do so by January 31, 2017 to avoid any penalty. Applications will be mailed at the end of December 2016 to the address on record. You can also contact our office to have an application e-mailed or faxed. We can be contacted at (201) 837-1600 (x1500) or by e-mail at: he... details
  • Nov 8 2016
    Township of Teaneck 2016 General Election Unofficial Results Winners listed in bold* President Candidate Votes Received Donald Trump 3,887 Hillary Clinton 13,778 Gary Johnson 284 Jill Stein 176 Darrell Castle 12 Monica Moorehea... details