Monday, May 6, 2013
Videographer Wayne Robbins went to Bellezza Salon in Glen Rock on Sunday to film its Annual Cut-a-Thon.
Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins attended the annual Fair Lawn High School Interact Club's Cut-a-Thon Sunday at Bellezza Salon in Glen Rock. Bellezza's hair stylists volunteered their time to offer hair and beauty services at discounted rates with all sales proceeds going to the family of Sigi Nissimov, the owner of Life Movement Dance Studio in Fair Lawn who died of cancer earlier this year, and the Fair Lawn ADA Committee. Wayne spoke with Bellezza Salon owner Giovanni Carfi as well as Mark Schaefer and Katie Greco, the co-presidents of the Interact Club, to get their takes on this special day they spend each year giving back to the comunity. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins captured video of Saturday's memorial concert in honor of fallen Fair Lawn police officer Mary Ann Collura.
Fair Lawn's tribute to fallen police officer Mary Ann Collura continued Saturday night with a memorial concert at Van Riper Ellis Broadway Baptist Church. Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins was there to capture the musical stylings of The West Virginians, a singing group from Philippi, W.V., that performed for friends and neighbors of the Collura family, and Colene "Coco" Walter, who sang "Angel Wings," a song she co-wrote with Fair Lawn resident Peter Prince about Mary Ann Collura. The night's performance will soon be available in its entirety on Fair Lawn TV. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
Friday, March 29, 2013
Wayne Robbins visited JJ's Pub in Fair Lawn for St. Patrick's Day.
Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins stopped by JJ's Pub on Broadway for St. Patrick's Day a couple weekends ago to capture a video of patrons enjoying the popular drinking holiday. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins scoped out Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Fair Lawn Athletic Club on Saturday.
Wayne Robbins of "Inside Fair Lawn" attended Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Saturday morning at the Fair Lawn Athletic Club. The Easter Bunny festivities were sponsored by the Holiday Celebrations Committee and the Recreation Department, and catered by Caputo's. Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
Monday, March 11, 2013
An opening reception for Dr. Richard P Wedeen's digital photography exhibit at the Fair Lawn public library was held Sunday.
Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins caught up with physician, medical scientist and photographer Richard P. Wedeen at the opening reception of the local doctor's digital photography exhibit at the Fair Lawn Public Library's Pine Gallery. Wedeen's exhibit, "Native Arts: Photographs and Textiles from Africa, Asia and Latin America," which features images of indigenous textiles derived from ancestral designs, opened on Sunday and runs until April 27. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Wayne Robbins attended the Fair Lawn Green Team-sponsored "One Pound at a Time: Reduce Weight" kickoff at the Community Center on Feb. 20
The Fair Lawn Green Team kicked off its "One Pound at a Time" campaign on Feb. 20 with a clean eating presentation by Valley Hospital nutritionist Danielle Cinnante and a public weigh-in by borough manager Tom Metzler. The event drew about 40 people who were given the opportunity to speak with representatives from Lucille Roberts gym and get additional information fitness tips from the borough's Parks and Recreation department. Metzler, the "One Pound at a Time" poster boy who weighed in at 261 pounds at the meeting, will have his weight loss efforts tracked over the next month. Residents are encouraged to pledge money per pound Metzler sheds, which will go toward home repairs in Bergen County towns hit hard by Superstorm Sandy. Anyone …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Wayne Robbins sat down at Empress Diner in Fair Lawn to speak with resident Heather Polyi about supporting her daughter, Lyra, who has a rare neuro-genetic disorder called Angelman Syndrome.
Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins filmed a chat this weekend with resident Heather Polyi and her family at the Empress Diner about bringing awareness to a rare neuro-genetic disease called Angelman Syndrome. Polyi, who owns the River Road makeup studio, Glam Spot NJ, has a two-year-old daughter with Angelman Syndrome named Lyra. At nearly three years old, Lyra cannot sit independently, crawl or walk, or feed herself. She still drinks from bottles (that she cannot hold) and eats pureed food, Polyi explains on the Facebook page she created for her daughter. Last Friday, as part of the first annual International Angelman Day, roughly 100 participating Ruby Tuesday restaurants around the country partnered with the Foundation for Angelman …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Wayne Robbins captured video and interviews from January's Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon Dinner Dance at the Fair Lawn Community Center.
The Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon, a local non-profit that provides support to military "adoptees" and their units stationed overseas, held a dinner dance fundraiser on Jan. 12 at the Fair Lawn Community Center. Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins attended the fundraiser, which featured a buffet dinner catered by Giovanni's Deli and music by Joe Zisa and Friends Band. Wayne produced four videos from the event that highlight the special opening and closing presentations, with food, music and dance mixed in. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins grabbed interviews and grub at last week's Taste of Our Town event held at the Community Center.
Videographer Wayne Robbins spent last Monday evening at the Community Center for the Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce's Fourth Annual Taste of Our Town event, where guests can sample an assortment of local cuisine at a reasonable price. He produced three videos from the epicurean extravaganza -- the Chamber had their best turnout ever -- that include interviews and tasty visuals of the night's cuisine. Resident rank-orderer Cornell Christanson also attended the Taste, and came away with his top five dishes. They are, in order: 1. Ribs from Lucky's Steak Plate 2. Chicken Sage from Sage Restaurant 3. Brown Rice from Caputo's Catering 4. Beef Meatball from A Family Affair 5. Chicken Wings from The Dutch House "The event really missed Picnic" …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Wayne Robbins paid a visit to the mayor's office in the Fair Lawn municipal building to speak with John Cosgrove about his new role.
Inside Fair Lawn's Wayne Robbins sat down recently with John Cosgrove to chat about Mr. Fair Lawn's first month in the mayor's seat and the work he sees ahead for the borough in the coming year. Cosgrove, a lifelong Fair Lawn resident and volunteer extraordinaire, is in his second year on council. At the re-organization meeting earlier this month, Cosgrove's colleagues unanimously designated him as Fair Lawn's mayor for 2013. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning