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  • Feb 17 2017
    The Municipal Building and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Fenruary 20, 2017 in observance of President's Day. The Township Library, however, will be open from 9 AM to 5 PM and Emergency Services are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ... 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
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  • Feb 13 2017
    Teaneck Municipal Offices will be closed on Monday February 13th in observance of Lincoln's birthday. ... details
  • Feb 8 2017
    Notice: Recycling pick up in zone 4 will be canceled on Thursday, February 9,due to the anticipated snow fall coming our way. Zone 4 recycling, co-mingle and papers will be picked up on Friday, February 10. ... 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
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  • Dec 5 2016
    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
  • Dec 2 2016
    The Teaneck Recreation Department provides a warm respite from winter's chilly weather with a full program of recreational activities for residents ages 18 months to 54 years. The winter programs are scheduled to begin the week of January 9th. For our youngest residents 18 months to 4 years of age, the department offers Creative Dance, Creative Movement, Junior Bowling, Kinderkraft, Kindergym, Toddlekins, and Zumba Kids classes. These classes provide a wonderful opportunity for our younge... details
  • Nov 23 2016
    Winter Driving Tips ... 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
  • Sep 12 2016
    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