Tenafly Nature Center Referendum Looking More Likely….


The recent election of two council candidates who support a public vote on the matter — Maxim Basch and Daniel Park — has brought the possibility of a referendum back to the borough’s table. The proposal by managers of the Tenafly Nature Center to build a new Education and Discovery Center on East Clinton Avenue [...]

Tenafly’s Peaceful Commons Opposing Decision to Install 70′ Tall Lights at Geissinger Field

Tenafly Peaceful Commons Oppose 70' Tall Stadium Lights

The Tenafly Borough Council voted to spend up to $885,000 on the stadium light towers and artificial turf. Funds  for the project are to be  taken from the Open space Trust Fund. “We the Tenafly Environmental Commission believe the Open Space trust fund monies should be used for the acquisition of land for recreation and [...]

Tenafly Police Department Offers Special Programs & Services To Its Residents

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The Tenafly Police Department is offering some unique services not widely known to all its residents. The Key File This service is strictly voluntary. The department maintains a key file for any resident, family member of Tenafly Resident or property owner who would like to keep a key  to their premises with the police Department. [...]

Tenafly Basketball Courts Being Resurfaced

Tenafly Basketball Courts

The public basketball courts which are under the jurisdiction of Tenafly Recreation Department, have been closed for resurfacing and construction as of June 24th. The work has almost been completed and the courts are expected to reopen  comes September 27th. The courts are located across from the Tenafly Post Office.  

Tenafly Million-Dollar Market & Up Is On The Rise…But Are Prices Really Up?

Million Dollar

When comparing the average sold prices for the period ending August 31 to the same period last year, the average sold price show a 20% increase! But did Tenafly home prices really go up 20% ? This blog does not think so. When analyzing the breakdown of sales  by price range what we find is [...]

Live Woodstock Era Music @ Huyler Park in Tenafly

Live Concert @ Tenafly's Huyler Park

The Yasgur’s Farm Band performed at Huyler’s Park in down town Tenafly, to an appreciative audience that wanted more  & enjoyed every minute of the music of  Led Zeppelin, Crosby Stills Nash & Young ,The Cream and others…

New Principal for Stillman Elementary School in Tenafly

New Principal for Stillman Elemntary

By Stephanie Simone / Northern Valley Suburbanite Gayle Lander was appointed to the post principal at Stillman Elementary School starting thie September with the new school year.  Lander has been a teacher at the Smith Elementary School for 19 years prior to her new appointment. According to Superintendent Lynn Trager, Lander “….went through a very thorough process [...]

Bergen County Residents Must Allow Extra Commute Time Due to George Washington Bridge Closures

George Washington Bridge Closures

Beginning Monday, August 5, Bergen County residents will start feeling the adverse effects of traffic restrictions due to the resumed  steel deck improvements on the upper level of the George Washington Bridge. This work will cause significant overnight delays, with only one lane open on the upper level.  The work will also require several temporary full [...]

Tenafly & Other Bergen Towns Apply Lessons Learned During Recent Years’ Major Storms

Tenafly Applying Lessons

  Tenafly’s emergency management coordinator & councilman Anthony Barzelatto recently delivered  a presentation on how to protect your family and property during storms and other natural disaster events. The presentation was delivered at the Senior Center on July 18th as part of the town’s and Bergen County’s efforts to enhance &  implement lessons learned during the [...]

Third Power Outage Hits Tenafly This Summer

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Tenafly lost power on Friday afternoon for a couple of hours. This is the third time this summer that the borough is losing power. It was not clear whether the outage was related to recent disruptions of power in the borough or was caused by an excessive use of electricity because of the heat.  With [...]