The board of education administers Fair Lawn's schools, including one high school, two middle schools and six…More elementary schools. Besides its offices at Thomas A. Edison School on Fair Lawn Avenue, the board also shares space with the Department of Buildings and Grounds and the Department of Transportation (housing the borough's school buses) on Bergen Avenue.
Bruce Watson is the superintendent of schools in Fair Lawn, while the board of education consists of nine members. Meetings are held monthly.
Thomas Edison School 37-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 Located on Fair Lawn Avenue, this public school offers a unique educational enivronment for students with…More developmental disabilities. The school also houses the Fair Lawn Board of Education and Administrative offices and hosts monthly BOE meetings.
Fair Lawn Borough Department of Transportation, Buildings and Gr 5-01 Bergen Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 The transportation and buildings and grounds departments both share space with the Fair Lawn Board of Education on…More Bergen Avenue. Part of the department of public works, the buildings and grounds department is responsible for maintaining and repairing the borough's properties. The board of education's transportation department houses and coordinates Fair Lawn's public school buses.
Fair Lawn Bible Church 11-09 Hopper Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 Founded as the First Baptist Church of Fair Lawn in 1930, Fair Lawn Bible Church puts an emphasis on personal faith in…More Jesus Christ as savior and spreading of the gospel message throughout the world. In 1971, the church expanded to include Sunday school classrooms, a choir loft, increased seating capacity and a steeple. Fair Lawn Bible Church offers children's Bible club, pastoral counseling, men's and women's Bible classes, youth groups and family fellowships.
Fair Lawn Driving School 13-03 4th St, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 Since 1959, the Fair Lawn Driving School has been teaching its students automobile safety. Licensed by the…More state of New Jersey, the school offers private lessons, high school driver's education classes, defensive driving courses and corporate driver training. Free door-to-door service is available. The motto of the Fair Lawn Driving School instructors is "A defensive driver is a safe driver."
The recycling division collects recyclables, educates residents about Fair Lawn's recycling program and enforces…More recycling regulations for items such as paper, clothing, electronics and construction materials. Hazardous materials are not accepted for recycling.
Businesses submit a business recycling registration form and report their annual recycling tonnage to the borough. For residents, curbside recycling is cancelled when there are weather-related emergencies or when Fair Lawn schools are closed.
As part of New Jersey's Clean Communities Program, Fair Lawn receives grant money from the state each year for litter prevention and education. The borough has a "Litter Marshal Program" with more than 100 volunteers.
The Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn is one of four Bris Avrohom centers in New Jersey. It is an affiliate of the worldwide…More Chabad-Lubavitch Hassidic movement. The synagogue is open to Jews of any walks of life but caters to Russian Jews in particular, often re-acquainting them with Jewish heritage and customs they were barred from practicing in the Former Soviet Union. A common practice at Bris Avrohom, which means "Covenant of Abraham" in Yiddish, is holding Jewish bar mitzvahs and wedding for those who couldn't have them when they were younger.
Bris Avrohom of Fair Lawn also holds Torah classes, Shabbat dinners, Hebrew School, a Jewish women's circle and youth activities. The facilities include a basketball court and a playground.
Located in Fair Lawn, The Shirley and Paul Pintel Nursery School of the Fair Lawn Jewish Center/CBI is a preschool…More that provides programs and services for students ages two to five. This nursery school offers an afternoon kindergarten enrichment, with transportation, full-day and half-day programs, before- and after-care, Judaic and secular programs, school trips, family programs, indoor and outdoor play areas, music, dance, yoga classes, a summer camp program and more.
For registration information, you may call the teleophone number or visit the web address provided.
Ro Insler Taekwondo 37-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 Established by Master Roseanne “Ro” Insler, Ro Insler Taekwondo offers Taekwondo and other martial…More arts training to students of all levels. Classes are held in a club-like setting and in different locations. From September to June, classes are held in the Thomas Edison School Gym; from July through August, they're held at the Fair Lawn Rescue Association.
Caputo's Catering 14-19 Parmelee Ave, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 The Caputo family has been serving up its specialties to the Fair lawn community for more than 50 years, and Caputo's…More Catering has made its home inside the Fair Lawn Athletic Club for the past 24 years. On the premises are a public dining room for lunch patrons and a banquet hall with a bar and dance floor for private events. Caputo's also does off-premise catering, including school lunches and corporate affairs.
Fair Lawn Bagel Bakery 6-07 Saddle River Rd, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 The owner of the Fair Lawn Bagel Bakery, George Androulakis, was born in Greece on the island of Crete where his mother…More was the village baker. He has operated the Fair Lawn Bagel Bakery for 42 years with the same principles and skills his mother taught him as a child. He and his two sons, Evan and Christopher, provide freshly baked bagels to the entire community: temples, churches, high schools, middle schools, and Kosher delis. They also deliver nationwide. Pricing is flexible to community organizations and they also make donations.
The Mayor of Fair Lawn is a member of the borough council, presiding over council meetings with no separate…More policy-making power. Under the borough's Council-Manager form of government, the borough manager is appointed by five-member council as the municipal chief executive and administrative official.
Council members serve four-year terms, and the mayor is selected by the council at a re-organization meeting following each election season in odd-numbered years. Two or three council seats come up for election every other year.
Fair Lawn's current mayor is Democrat Joseph Tedeschi, whose term ends December 31, 2011. Tedeschi is also the director of the Fair Lawn Community Adult School. His office is located on the second floor of the municipal building.
Center Park Romaine St & Fairclough Pl, Fair Lawn, NJ07410
Center Park is situated behind Fair Lawn High School. The park has a basketball court, a playground, and three…More baseball/softball fields with lighting. The Fair Lawn Rescue Squad located across the street has adopted the park. By adopting a park, the group commits to periodically clean the site up and report any vandalism or safety problems. A sign is posted at the park recognizing the group's contribution.
Residents or businesses who wish to reserve ball fields should contact the Fair Lawn Recreation Department at 201-796-6746.
Fair Lawn Rescue Squad 16-01 Romaine St, Fair Lawn, NJ07410 The rescue squad is a volunteer organization responsible for vehicular rescue, hazardous materials emergency…More response, water rescue, confined space rescue, and industrial and technical rescue in Fair Lawn, as well as other municipalities when necessary. On a weekly basis, the rescue squad conducts practical drills at sites throughout the borough. In 1994, the squad moved into its current building behind Fair Lawn High School. Eric Van Kruiningen is the squad's chief. The organization also sponsors a youth squad of up to 10 members ages 15-18 who go on to perform almost every task the regular squad does. Applications for the youth squad are available from 7-7:30 p.m. every Tuesday.
The Fair Lawn Police Department consists of 60 officers, led by chief Erik Rose. Residents petitioned the borough…More council to establish a full-time paid police force in 1930, and the borough purchased its first police car in 1931. The police roster includes drug abuse resistance education officers, field training officers, Bergen County rapid deployment force members, and traffic accident investigators.
The department's state mission is to protect the lives, property, and rights of all people; to prevent crime; and to impartially enforce laws and ordinances such as parking and school zone regulations.
Police department offices are on the first floor of the borough's municipal building.