Borough of East Rutherford, NJ

Font Size


Alerts  - Emergency Alerts & Notifications


News - Recent Notices & Announcements

Halloween Party - Sunday, October 29, 2017

Annual Halloween Party for East Rutherford children: Sunday, October 29th, 5-7PM at the Civic Center. DJ, dancing, and pumpkin picking.

East Rutherford CERT seeking volunteers; classes begin October 5, 2017

East Rutherford is seeking volunteers to staff its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). East Rutherford adults and high school students are welcomed and encouraged to join. Information on participation and upcoming classes are in the below flyers. Classes begin October 5, 2017, so please register now. If you have any questions please contact:

Meredith Martin
Emergency Planner/ CERT Liaison
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

CERT educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using training learned in the class-room and during exercises, CERT volunteers can assist others in their community following a disaster when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT volunteers are also encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking an active role in emergency preparedness projects.

Election poll workers needed in East Rutherford

The Bergen County Board of Elections is currently recruiting poll workers. This important civic responsibility is open to all registered voters in Bergen County. It is vital to the democratic process to recruit and train reliable poll workers. In order to be eligibility, you must meet the following criteria:

Read more ...

How to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey

The Red Cross has launched a massive response to this devastating storm and needs financial donations to be able to provide immediate disaster relief. You can visit, call 1-800-RED CROSS, or text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation. You can also send checks to: The American Red Cross, 209 Fairfield Road, Fairfield NJ 07004.

Mayor & Council meeting scheduled for August 29, 2017

The August 15, 2017 Mayor & Council meeting was rescheduled to August 29.

Rescheduling of August 7, 2017 concert

The concert scheduled for Monday, August 7, 2017 has been rescheduled to August 28, 2017 at 7:00PM.

Rescheduling of Radio Nashville concert

The Radio Nashville Concert (originally scheduled for July 24) has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM with the new location at Park Avenue, by the Train Station.

Cancellation of concert on Monday, July 24, 2017

The concert scheduled for tonight (Monday, July 24, 2017) has been cancelled due to rain.

2017 Summer Recreation Program

East Rutherford Recreation will begin the Summer Program on Monday, June 26, 2017. Children who have completed kindergarten* through entering ninth grade are eligible. The location is McKenzie Field. The program will be from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm and run for 5 weeks, ending Friday, July 28. Registration will be during the first week at McKenzie Field. Proof of residency and proof of age will be required. Daily activities, weekly trips, and tennis lessons are planned. Parks are closed if it rains and will close early for excessive heat!

* Child must be 6 by October 1st

John Hansen, Director
East Rutherford Recreation Dept. 201-933-3444 ext. 289

Summer 2017 Concert Series

All concerts are at 7:30PM at Seselman Park:

  • July 24: Radio Nashville
  • July 31: Bobby and the Jets
  • Aug 7: The B Street Band

Become a member of "Eyes on East Rutherford" Neighborhood Watch

The East Rutherford Police Department and our "Eyes on East Rutherford" Neighborhood Watch invites you to become a member. The time involved is minimal but it gives you an opportunity to learn how to prevent crime while being updated on any crime trends within our town. Listed in the below download is a short synopsis of what our members do.

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm at Police Headquarters. If you are interested in joining, please fill out the information in the below download and return it to Police Headquarters, ATTN: Record Room, or just bring it with you on the 13th.

East Rutherford teens organize 6/11 Festival focused on suicide prevention

Four years ago, two 16-year-olds from East Rutherford had an idea for an event that would draw attention to the growing number of suicides in New Jersey. In 2013, high school freshman Faith Banca and Rebecca Cruz organized the first Sing into the Sunlight Concert & Festival. On Saturday, June 11, 2016, the fourth annual event will again put a spotlight on suicide prevention and awareness.

Read more ...

Borough Hall

Affordable Housing Declaratory Judgment Action documents