Congratulations to all the folks at Hamilton School who put together this wonderful event. A beautiful mosaic of cultures and people were on display as the many participants celebrated their diversity. Special thanks to GRTV's Veronica McFall for interviewing some of the participants who enlightened us about their culture. Filmed for GRTV by Rick Van Rumpt.
A joint meeting between the Planning Board and the Mayor and Council, 5/11/2016. After the AR-1 ordinance was sent back to the Planning Board, the members asked the Council for more information regarding their concerns, so they could get a sense of what changes might be made. Filmed for GRTV by Rick Van Rumpt.
Erica Jones and Ian Crawford were recognized for their roles in securing grants for GR schools, Ron Pannicucci and Donna Nihen reminded everyone about the upcoming Relay For Life Event, May 14. Assistant Fire Chief, Art Zanotti was recognized for his actions concerning a lightning strike at his neighbors residence. The water restriction ordinance was sent back to the council for further review. The AR-1 ordinance was also discussed.
After the Interfaith worship service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, the congregants proceeded to Van Neste Square Park for the public rally portion of the celebration. Following some brief comments by Mayor Aronsohn of Ridgewood and Mayor Packer of Glen Rock, the crowd marched through the streets of Ridgewood.
34 Years of Honoring Dr. King. The theme of this year's celebration was "We Shall Not Be Silent". The communities of Ridgewood and Glen Rock come together once again to pay tribute to the life of Dr. Martin Luther King. Featured speaker was The Rev. Joseph W. Ellwanger. who participated in many demonstrations with Dr. King. US Senator Cory Booker was also a featured speaker. Filmed and edited for GRTV by Rick Van Rumpt.
Winter Wonderland 2015
GRTV gathered the members of the storm management team that handled the disaster 3 years ago to discuss what they went through before, during and after the storm. The participants included Chief of Police, Fred Stahman, Fire Chief, Tom Jennings, Ambulance Chief, Ed Esposito, Head of OEM, Joanne Perry, and Mayor John van Keuren. The panel was moderated by Communications Director, Mary Jane Surrago.
A public meeting of the Mayor and Council. Wednesday, September 30, 2015. Filmed for GRTV by Josh Stein. This meeting was broadcast live on GRTV, Cablevision, channel 77 and FiOS, channel 32. We hope to broadcast all the Council meetings going forward live from the council chambers. Check the borough calendar or website for meeting times. Brought to you by the good folks at GRTV.
The Thielke Arboretum, Sally Clark and friends held a Butterfly Garden dedication ceremony in honor of the late William "Bill" Clark. The garden is located on the west side of the Arboretum by Diamond Brook. Bill Clark was known as the "Voice of Glen Rock". He announced both junior football and Glen Rock High School games as well as being the announcer for the 4th of July parades for many years. Filmed and edited for GRTV by Rick Van Rumpt.
Check out the very latest as GRTV covers the GR Baseball & Softball Association's Opening Day Parade and Ceremony. Filmed by Hal Knapp III, with Production Assistance from AJ Knapp. Interviews and narration contributed by Monika Fidler and a fine editing job by Rick Van Rumpt. Another fantastic production from the good folks at GRTV, your hometown station. Click here to watch it on demand or check it out on GRTV Cablevision Ch. 77 or Verizon FIOS Ch 32.
Glen Rock remembers. Organized each year by the Glen Rock Assistance Council and Endowment (GRACE), this years ceremony included a choir from Glen Rock High School led by teacher Carl Helder and an Honor Guard consisting of the Glen Rock Police, Fire and Ambulance Corps led by new GRPD Chief Dean Ackermann. Filmed for GRTV by Hal Knapp III, Andrew Bober and Rick Van Rumpt.
Hundreds of people showed up at the Glen Rock Pool for "Tom Wilson Night". Tom announced his retirement after 43 years of service at the pool. He and his wife will be moving to Delaware at the end of the month. Tom taught and coached thousands of kids over the years. I heard one mother tell Tom, "thank you for making them feel good about themselves". Tom is just another example of what makes this town so great. Thank you Tom for all you have done. Filmed for GRTV by Rick Van Rumpt.
"Free Country" entertained residents at the Glen Rock Arboretum. What a beautiful way to spend an evening enjoying great music in a beautiful setting. Thank you Free Country for donating your time to a good cause. Donations will benefit the building of the Education Center. Filmed for GRTV by Rick Van Rumpt.
Eight Glen Rock High School students made presentations about ordinary Glen Rock residents who did extraordinary things in their lives. The students were assisted by the Glen Rock Historical Society and Glen Rock High School History teacher Kathleen Walter. Filmed for GRTV by Glen Rock High School students Isabella Crawford, Alex Aronson and Andrew Bober.
A public meeting of the Mayor and Council 5/11/2016. An update was given regarding the progress of the Bradford Street Home by the President of the Bergen County United Way and members of his staff. Some issues were raised from residents concerning the lease between the Borough and The Friends of the Arboretum. Filmed for GRTV by Rick Van Rumpt.
GR Panthers 2015 Season Recap
Met Life Game 12/4/15
Met Life Preview Night
Tradition Bowl 2015
GRTV was on hand to cover the 1st Annual Tradition Bowl. An Alumni touch football game sponsored by the Glen Rock Education Foundation, GREF. Over 50 alumni players responded to Coach Al Deaett's call to return to the field for an evening of fun and to pay it forward. Filmed For GRTV by Rick Van Rumpt and Leo Vila.
GR vs Hawthorne semifinal game 11/21/15
GR vs Kittatinny 11/14/15
GR vs Garfield 11/7/15
GR vs Harrison 10/23/15
Homecoming Game, GR vs Lyndhurst 10/17/15
GR vs New Milford 10/9/15
GR vs Waldwick 10/2/15
GR vs Pompton Lakes 9/26/15
GR vs Hawthorne 9/18/15
GR vs Rutherford 9/12/15
Click here !...The Glen Rock Pops turn 40 with a rousing Spring Concert covered here in full by GRTV. This program features interviews with Mayor John Van Keuren and several of the Pops pioneers and principles. Check out this great concert brought to you by the volunteers at Glen Rock TV. Filmed and recorded by Hal Knapp III, AJ Knapp, Monika Fidler and Bruce Kaiser. Interviews hosted and program edited by Monika Fidler.
GRTV covers the Homecoming game LIVE ! The great Glen Rock Community spirit was on display at the 2014 GRHS Homecoming Day game at Alan Deaett field. Click here to relive all the action and pageantry as the Panthers scored a decisive win over the Harrison H.S. Blue Tide. Filmed and edited by Rick Van Rumpt, Play by play by Ted Burke, Color Analysis by Coach Alan Deaett, Sideline reporting by Veronica McFall, Production Asst. Josh Stein, Technical Director Hal Knapp III