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The April 2018 edition of the Fort Lee On Demand Video Newsletter is Now Available!

The April 2018 edition of the Fort Lee On Demand Video Newsletter is now available on Fort Lee's YouTube page!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aElmPtEAKo

Coming Soon! Fort Lee FASHION WEEK 5/7-5/12

Fort Lee FASHION WEEK starts in two weeks! May 7-12 in Downtown Fort Lee. Here's a listing of all the amazing events going on. Which ones will you NOT miss out on?

The 2nd Annual Bergen County Care Fair - 5/6/18

 

The 2nd Annual Bergen County Care Fair will take place on Sunday, May 6 from 12-4pm at the Fairleigh Dickinson University Rothman Center in Hackensack and is designed to help all Bergen County residents searching for answers when facing a health crisis, chronic disease, disability, mental health challenge, or support service need.

A diverse range of over 200 health care, wellness, and support service providers will be on hand to exhibit at what will be the largest event of its kind ever held in Bergen County.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Fair staff at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (201) 336-7240.

Barrymore Film Center Bid Notice - 4/18/18


BOROUGH OF FORT LEE
PURCHASING DEPARTMENT

309 MAIN STREET

FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY 07024

Telephone: (201) 592-3500
Fax: (201) 585-1489

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received and opened by Matthew Rutch, Qualified Purchasing Agent for the Borough of Fort Lee, County of Bergen, State of New Jersey on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. prevailing time in the Council Chambers, Borough Hall, 309 Main Street, Fort Lee, New Jersey.

BARRYMORE FILM CENTER AND MUSEUM
156 MAIN STREET
FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY

For full Bid Notice, click here.

May is PAINT THE TOWN PINK Month & 2nd Annual Paint & Sip for Women's Health 5/15/18

PAINT THE TOWN PINK is a community-wide effort presented by Hackensack Meridian Health to connect women to wellness and raise awareness of the importance of annual mammograms and annual health screenings. PAINT THE TOWN PINK encourages women in our communities to have their annual screenings and to make their overall wellness a priority. We strive to encourage women to take steps towards a healthier lifestyle. Stay tuned for ways Fort Lee is going to PAINT THE TOWN PINK!

The 2nd Annual Paint & Sip For Women's Health
Tuesday, May 15, 6-10pm
This women only event will include dinner and wine provided by DoubleTree by Hilton, a presentation on women's health and wellness from Tatiana Kasilov, M.D., F.A.C.C., and a paint and sip session led by Pinot's Palette Edgewater where all participants will paint their own pair of wine glasses!
$50 per person, registration required. Please RSVP by May 2nd by contacting the Fort Lee Health Dept at 201.592.3500 x1510.
Space in limited! First come, first serve.
Supported by: The Fort Lee Mayor and Council, The Fort Lee Health Department & Councilwoman Ila Kasofsky, Health Department Liaison

2018 Fort Lee FringeFest 6/1-6/2

The annual Fort Lee Fringe Fest takes place June 1st & 2nd as a run-up to the June 3rd Fort Lee Arts & Music Festival. The Fringe Fest is sponsored by the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs and the events are free to the public.

June 1st at 6pm at Main Violin outdoor green at 523 Summit Avenue
Classical music concert by Camerata. Main Violin is housed in the oldest structure in Fort Lee the Ford / Walsh Mansion. Concert is free but bring a lawn chair or blanket.


June 2nd 1pm-5pm Fort Lee History Celebration at the historic Rambo House at 2423 First Street in the Coytesville section of Fort Lee
Dixieland music by Dr. Dubious & The Agnostics. BBQ with free food and soft drinks. Sponsored by the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, the Fort Lee Housing Authority and the Fort Lee Historic Preservation Commission. This structure dates to the 1860’s and was used as a movie location during Fort Lee’s days as the first American film town.

Fort Lee Arts & Music Fest Call For Vendors!

The annual Fort Lee Arts & Music Fest takes place on Sunday, June 3rd on Lemoine Avenue between Main Street and Bruce Reynolds Blvd. Vendor applications are available at www.fortleenj.org or you can call the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763 or (201) 592-3663. We are looking for artists, crafters of all types and food vendors.

Coming soon - Fort Lee's Barrymore Film Center


Check out the new Barrymore Film Center website for information and updates on the soon to be built BFC on Main Street and Park Avenue to be owned by the Borough of Fort Lee and operated by the Fort Lee Film Commission.

https://www.barrymorefilmcenter.com

Fort Lee Shredding Event 4/28/18

Dispose of those important documents the RIGHT way!
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9-1pm

Fort Lee Recreation Center
1500 Stillwell Avenue

Fort Lee Residents Only
(Proof of Residency Required)

**Limit 4 Bags per Household

Fort Lee Battle of the High School Bands - Call For All NJ Based High School Aged Garage Bands

The Fort Lee Film Commission holds our annual Battle of the High School Bands on May 18th at 7pm in the Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center at 1355 Inwood Terrace, admission free. We call all high school garage bands from NJ to submit links to their music and compete for the winner take all prize of $500. The winning bands also gets a paid gig at the June 3rd Fort Lee Arts & Music Fest. Please send this info to anyone you think would be interested in the competition. For further info, contact the Fort Lee Film Commission at (201) 693-2763 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

2018 Fort Lee Arts & Music Fest Sunday 6/3

The annual Fort Lee Arts & Music fest takes place on Sunday, June 3, 2018 from Noon to 6pm on Lemoine Avenue between Main Street and Park Avenue. There will be two stages of free entertainment and over 100 vendors, artists and food trucks. Applications can be obtained via download below or by calling the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763 or via email - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The cost for a 10 x 10-foot space is $75 and checks can be made out to the Borough of Fort Lee and sent in with the application. Fees are waived for Fort Lee businesses if they apply prior to April 30th. Application deadline for all is May 18th.
For further info contact the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs at (201) 693-2763.

Request for Qualifications 2018

The Borough of Fort Lee (the “Borough”) is soliciting Qualification Statements from interested persons and/or firms for the provision of the services listed below.

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Fort Lee Today newsletter

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The Fort Lee Today newsletter publishes quarterly and brings you up-to-date news about the Borough of Fort Lee. The newsletter is mailed to residents, and made available for download on this web site.

Mayor Mark Sokolich

Mayor's Message - Fall/Winter 2017

Hey Fort Lee, we are on our way...

Never before in our 113-year history have we ever welcomed more businesses into our community, especially eating establishments. The cuisine offered in our local eateries now spans the globe...from Turkish kebabs to Korean galbi, from Italian pasta dishes to Chinese dumplings and everything in between - we now have it all! Stay tuned, Fort Lee will soon announce the beginning of construction of a new highly acclaimed restaurant to be located between The Modern high-rises, featuring dining al fresco surrounded by a new 1.7 acre park with water features. The days of empty sidewalks and limited business patrons are over; each and every day hundreds of folks visit our business districts, especially Main Street.

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Free Prescription Drug Card

Free Prescription Drug Card compliments of the Borough of Fort Lee

The Borough of Fort Lee Mayor & Council is pleased to offer you and your family/friends a free discount drug card. Simply print the free card below and receive savings of up to 75 percent at over 56,000 pharmacies across the country. This card is especially helpful if you are uninsured or underinsured. However, even if you have insurance, you can still use this card to get a discount on non-covered drugs. All prescriptions processed through the program are completely confidential (no name required on card).

This program also includes discounts on eyeglasses, hearing, diabetic supplies, and more. You can print as many cards as you need. Please feel free to forward this free Prescription Drug Card to your friends and family. This card is pre-activated and can be used immediately.

http://www.newjerseydrugcard.com

 
 
 
 

Borough of Fort Lee, New Jersey
Borough Hall • 309 Main Street • Fort Lee, NJ 07024
201-592-3500

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