LIBRARY LOCATION QUESTIONED - 1962

Glen Rock Council and public debate where to place new Library

DECISION DEFERRED ON SERVICE STATION - 1962

Gas station at Maple Avenue & Rock Road intersection

DOREMUS PARK ICE RINK - 1962

Plans for skating rink on artificial pond

BELL GIFTED TO CENTRAL SCHOOL -1963

Bell was from the wooden School No. 1, located where the Central School parking lot is today.

GLEN ROCK PARENTS OVERSEE ALL-NIGHT SENIOR BALL - 1963

"Sophisticated Circus '63" is the Ball theme

GLEN ROCK BUYS ERIE STATIONS - 1963

Purchase of buildings and land from Erie-Lackawanna Railroad

2-TON TIRE ROLLS OFF TRAIN - 1965

It just kept rolling along until it smashed into the west wall of the Volunteer Ambulance Corps Building.

DON'T USE THE PARK! - 1965

Warning about the new park off of Prospect Street

TALK OF HIGH-RISE APARTMENTS PRODUCES "SHUDDERS", MAYOR SAYS - 1967

The land south of Route 208 off Harristown Road, presently zoned for industry, was suggested as a possible place for a high-rise apartment.

TREE HONORS DAVID DARRIN HIGDON - 1967

Dogwood planted at Library to honor Higdon, Glen Rock's first Vietnam War casualty.

STUDENTS GIVEN WAR'S HARD FACTS BY SPEAKER WHO KNOWS THEM - 1967

"Things are happening too fast today to waste time, young fellows.  Get a purpose in life - a foundation - and start building on that foundation today.  If you aren't on solid ground today, your tomorrow is going to be empty."

THEY GET MESSAGE: GARBAGE RIPENING - 1968

Town officials who fired one of two borough garbage collectors should face ripening results of their act.  This seems to be the philosophy of a housewife, who last night toted the family refuse to the steps of the town hall.

FORMER PASTURE HAS BECOME GLEN ROCK'S INDUSTRIAL PARK - 1968

"While there's a certain pastoral beauty and simplicity in looking out at Mr. DeBoer's cows, it always did seem to me that there could be a little more efficient use of this land."

NIXON HEARS FROM NIXON - 1968

Glen Rock resident congratulated by politician

SILVER STAR AWARDED TO GLEN ROCK AIRMAN - 1968

U. S. Air Force Airman First Class Charles R. Ingulli, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Ingulli, 282 Gramercy Place, has been decorated with the Silver Star at Bien Toa AB, Vietnam, for heroism in Southeast Asia.

MAGIC INGREDIENT - 1969

What makes Glen Rock special

COWS ONCE GRAZED IN INDUSTRIAL PARK - 1969

Seventy years ago, the land on the west side of Harristown Road now known as the borough's Industrial Park was known primarily for its cows.

QUICK HISTORY OF GLEN ROCK - 1969

How Glen Rock came to be

GLEN ROCK PIONEERS WATCHED TOWN GROW - 1969

The history of Glen Rock lies with a family named Hubschmitt

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News

From

1960

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1969

Special thanks to:

Kristin McGowan

Evan Tryforos

and the GLEN ROCK JAYCEES

 

Header drawing: copyright 1997 by R. James Aber.  Used with permission.

 

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PO Box 581, Glen Rock, NJ 07452

hello@GlenRockHistory.org

 

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