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  • Apr 30 2017
    TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK BERGEN COUNTY, NJ LEGAL NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR BIDS PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on May 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 pr... details
  • Apr 30 2017
    Invitation For Bids Township of Teaneck LEGAL NOTICE Teaneck Public Library - Holiday Room Renovation PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that sealed Bids will be received, opened and read in public by the Township Purchasing Agent ( herein called the Owner), in the Municipal Building Council Chambers on MAY 16th, 2017 at 1:00 PM prevailing time or as soon as thereafter as the matter can be reached for: Teaneck Public Library-Holiday Room Renovation. Sealed bids can be forwarded to the To... details
  • Apr 28 2017
    A sampling of the best restaurants in the area, including kosher and non-kosher delights! Monday, May 8, 2017 6:00 - 9:30 PM Marriott at Glenpointe 100 Frank Burr Boulevard Teaneck, NJ Mistress of Ceremonies - The incomparable, Valerie Johnson Admission - $45 in advance, $50 at the door Buy tickets online at www.tasteofteaneck.com or see any Teaneck Rotarian For more information, contact Janice Preschel, Rotary President - 201-376-4056 0 Jepma@aol.com or Liz Santos - 2... details
  • Apr 25 2017
    ******REMINDER******* 2nd Quarter 2017 taxes are due May 1, 2017. Payment must be made on or before May 10, 2017 to avoid any interest charges. ... details
  • Apr 25 2017
    For Immediate Release April 25, 2017 Contact: Alicia D Alessandro Director of Communications Office of the Bergen County Executive Phone: 201.336.6979 Mobile: 201.618.8546 E-mail: adalessandro@co.bergen.nj.us Tedesco Announces County Parks Master Plan Community Meetings (Hackensack)- Today, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, on behalf of the Bergen County Department of Parks, and in collaboration with Rutgers University Center of Urban Environmental Sust... details
  • Apr 19 2017
    What is Earth Day? This Saturday is Earth Day. This is an annual event that is celebrated on the April 22nd. Events are held around the world to help show support for environmental protection. The First Earth Day was celebrated in 1970. The first Earth Day was observed in over 190 countries and an estimated 20 million Americans participated in the event. For more information on Earth Day, its history and other envi... details
  • Apr 18 2017
    Notice: We were unable to complete garden debris pick up in zone 3, Tuesday, April 18. We will resume garden debris pick up in zone 3, Wednesday, April 19 along with zones 5 and 6 ... details
  • Apr 13 2017
    Date: April 22-23, 2017 Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM The Township of Teaneck will be providing its a semi-annual Confidential Paper Shredding service. Residents may bring their confidential documents to be shredded via a mobile shredding machine that will be parked in the Municipal Building Complex Parking Lot. ... details
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  • Apr 4 2017
    The Oradell reservoir is reaching its capacity and may start to shed excess water. There is a potential for localized flooding in areas along the Hackensack river. Residents in the area should monitor conditions and be prepared to evacuate if required. ... details
  • Apr 3 2017
    Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States. Alcohol is a primary factor in the four leading causes of death for young persons ages 10-21. The typical American will see 100,000 beer commercials before he or she turns 18. Please support efforts to increase community awareness and support for individuals and families coping with the disease of alcoholism. Information on Binge Drinking: Binge drinking is defined by the Centers for Disease Control (... details
  • Apr 3 2017
    Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are general terms for developmental disorders of the brain. These disorders result in a wide variety of unusual patterns of behavior. Autistic children have difficulty with verbal and non-verbal communication, social interaction, repetitive patterns of behavior, obsessive behavior, uncontrollable physical movements and poor eye contact. Autism occurs in varying degrees from mild to disabling. Not every child with Autism exhibits the same symptoms or ... details
  • Mar 31 2017
    Contact: Omar Stovall, Executive Assistant Telephone:(201) 837-1600, ext. 1003 Email: ostovall@teanecknj.gov TEANECK HOLDING SPRING TOWN-WIDE GARAGE SALE APRIL 22-23, 2017 March 31, 2017 Teaneck, NJ The Township of Teaneck will hold its Spring Town-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd from 8 AM to 6 PM (Rain dates Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th). Residents will have the opportunity to sell various personal items at th... details
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  • 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 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
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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 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 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
    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 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
    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 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 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
  • 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