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Historic Jitney Tour flyer

Fort Lee Historic Jitney Tour - Sunday, October 29, 2017

The semi-annual Fort Lee Historic Jitney Tour kicks off Sunday, October 29th at the plaza of the Fort Lee Community Center at the Fort Lee Farmers Market at 1355 Inwood Terrace. Sign up is only that day from 9am to 11am at the Fort Lee Film Commission table. There is no charge for the tour but it is first come first served and seating is limited. Tours run on the hour from 11am to 2pm. The Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, the Fort Lee Historical Society, the Fort Lee Historic Preservation Commission and the Fort Lee Film Commission sponsor this tour. For further info contact us at (201) 693-2763.

Outdoor Art Show flyer

Annual Fort Lee Outdoor Art Show - Sunday, September 24, 2017

The annual Fort Lee Outdoor Art Show takes place Sunday, September 24th from 10am to 2pm in the plaza of the Fort Lee Community Center at the Fort Lee Farmers Market. The Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs and the Fort Lee Artist Guild sponsor this event.  All the artwork will be for sale and is the product of local artists. For further info call us at (201) 693-2763.



Milestone Film & Video and The Fort Lee Film Commission are thrilled to announce the home video release on October 17, 2017, of the deluxe 2-disc, 3-hour edition of The Champion.  The Fort Lee Film Commission worked with the Library of Congress and the Eastman House to obtain rare films not publicly distributed prior to this release.  Also included from an original nitrate print, is the first American produced film version of Robin Hood, produced by Éclair Studios in Fort Lee in 1912 and given to the Fort Lee Film Commission by a collector. This deluxe 2-disc DVD set features a new 2K restoration of the complete Ghost Town (1935) an astonishing and haunting amateur documentary about post-cinema Fort Lee.

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Election poll workers needed in Fort Lee

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:

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Cliffhanger flyer

Horror on the Hudson - Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The Fort Lee Film Commission and the Palisades Interstate Park present the annual Horror on the Hudson outdoor movie at Ross Dock on the Hudson River in Fort Lee. The program starts at 7pm and will be introduced by Revolutionary War historian and reenactor Todd Braisted. The program includes some film surprises along with our feature presentation, the Bud Abbott & Lou Costello classic The Time of Their Lives (1946). This film depicts Lou Costello as the Revolutionary War ghost from a wishing well. Admission is free but please bring a blanket or lawn chair. For directions visit For further info contact the Fort Lee Film Commission at (201) 693-2763.

Shredding event - Saturday, September 23, 2017

Fort Lee Shredding Event:
Saturday, September 23, 2017
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
At the Fort Lee Recreation Center, 1500 Stillwell Avenue

Fort Lee residents only (proof of residency required). Limit 4 bags per household.

Mayor Mark Sokolich

Mayor's Message - Summer 2017

Summer is here and Fort Lee is ready!!!!  Summer is a time to relax a bit, spend time with family and friends and enjoy the outdoors.

Summer in Fort Lee is a special time of year because of the many activities and events that we offer......from our Summer Youth Camp to our ever-popular “Movies & Music Under the Stars” to our Antique Car Shows to our New “Fringe Festival.....there is something to do almost every night and weekend!!!!!  Our outdoor concerts at the Jack Alter Community Center are absolutely second to none!!!

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New Year's Eve Fundraiser flyer

Fort Lee Historical Society New Year's Eve Party - December 31, 2017

Spend New Year's Eve in Fort Lee and support the history of Fort Lee at our 2017 Fort Lee Historical Society Fundraiser! The Fort Lee Historical Society New Year's Eve Party / Fundraiser will feature Uncle Floyd! Not only will Uncle Floyd perform but he will be honored by the Fort Lee Film Commission with the 2017 Lou Costello Award for his lifetime work in entertainment. Seating is limited to 100 and tickets are $125 each - price includes open bar, cocktail hour, full buffet, champagne toast and countdown at midnight and desert. Call (201) 693-2763 to reserve your tickets.


Comedy Night 2017 flyer

Comedy Night Fundraiser - September 9, 2017

WHAT: Fort Lee Fire Department Comedy Night Fundraiser (proceeds go to the American Cancer Society)
WHEN: Saturday, September 9, 2017; doors open at 6PM/8PM Show
WHERE: Fort Lee Recreation Center, 1500 8th Street (bottom of Stillwell Avenue), Fort Lee
HOW: Tickets $25 online ( or $30 at door

Light fare, water & soda included
BYOB permitted

FLFC podcast

Fort Lee Film Town USA Podcasts

The Fort Lee Film Commission monthly podcasts are up and they center on the film history of America's first film town, Fort Lee, NJ. The podcasts include news about upcoming events, film screenings and details about the soon to be built Barrymore Film Center here in Fort Lee. The hosts of the podcast Fort Lee Film Town USA are FLFC Executive Director Tom Meyers and FLFC Chair Nelson Page along with our moderator Christina Kotlar. The link below will take you to our podcast.

Fort Lee Today newsletter

Download the "Fort Lee Today" newsletter

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.

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.


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