Copyright 2010

Emergency Phones and web sites

PSEG - Public Service Electric and Gas
  • For current status, see the Outage map
  • To report a problem to PSEG, an emergency or an outage, you can call the 24 hour hotline at 800-436-7734. You can also go to their contact page at http://www.pseg.com/info/contact.jsp on the web. On the website you can log in to your account and check the status of any power outage on line.
  • Also see Recent news.

Leonia Office of Emergency Management
  • OEM is prepared to activate an Emergency Operations Center during any major disaster to allow coordination of all support agencies to provide continuity of services to the public.
  • Email info coming
  • Tel (201) 592-5780

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
  • NJOEM has current information about major storms, suggestions on how to prepare, information about Transit interruptions and links to other agencies

Leonia Talks listserv

LeoniaTalks is a community listserv that allows members to communicate with one another on subjects ranging from local issues, to inquiries about where to find goods and services, to notices of events and anything else that concerns the fabric and well-being of the town.

See http://leoniatalks.blogspot.com for more information

February 2017 - 1270 members

The Leonian

The Leonian is the newspaper of Leonia High School.   Leonia is one of the few schools in the area that has a newspaper, never mind a newspaper on the Internet.


Borough of Leonia

  • Official website of the municipal government. Includes agendas and minutes of Council and Committee meetings.
To join the Emergency  Notification email blast system:
  • go to http://www.leonianj.gov/
  • click on JOIN OUR E-BLAST in the black bar at the top of the page
  • type your name and email address in the boxes provided
  • click on SUBSCRIBE
  • you will see a message "Thank you. You have been subscribed to our E-Blast."
  • Do not expect to receive frequent emails.   During the period July to October 2010, there were eleven emails.

    Leonia Mom to Mom Network listserv

    Leonia Mom to Mom Network 

    • A local group where all members - dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors--not just moms, can share information about our schools, communities, programs, keep each other informed and help those in need.
    • February 2017 - 215 members

    I Grew Up in Leonia, NJ

    This is a Facebook page for present / former residents of Leonia to share any memories of the town.

    Leonia Arts

    • supports the arts by connecting the many different creative arts groups within town, promoting their events, and bringing local artists into the school system
    • also publishes the Annual Art Calendar
    • also includes links to Leonia Artists: biographical information and web sites

    League of Women Voters of Bergen County

    The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.


    Leonia Library

    The Leonia Library is a unique gateway to knowledge and information for the entire community.   It is a crucial educational, recreational, cultural, and archival center. It furnishes access to the world of books, periodicals, audio-visual materials and electronic resources, through its own collections and through cooperative regional enterprises and use of emerging technologies.

    Fort Lee Patch

    Patch is a community-specific news and information platform dedicated to providing comprehensive and trusted local coverage for individual towns and communities. 

    Fort Lee Patch often includes articles of interest to Leonians. The Patch.org Foundation was formed in March, 2010 to improve the quality of life in underserved communities across the globe through access to trusted local news and information.

    Rotary Club of The Palisades

    This is the Rotary Club for Edgewater, Leonia, and Palisades Park, New Jersey.

    Leonia Taxpayers' Association

    The Leonia Taxpayers' Association, a non-partisan civic organization,  created this website as a repository of public information on subjects related to Leonia.  All information is presented without comment.

    This website http://www.ltaonline.info can not be found as of August 2013

    Leonia Tomorrow

    Suggestions from Leonians for the future of the borough.  List of commercial buildings in the Borough.

    Lions Club of Leonia

    Lions Club of Leonia is a service oriented non-political group whose main projects are geared towards helping the visually impaired.   Volunteerism is at the heart of our efforts, and the club has a 70-year track record of reaching out to those in need .  The Lions club is composed of a friendly group of people who enjoy getting together on a regular basis.

    United States Census

    See basic Census data for Leonia

    or

    Use the American Fact Finder to see popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested data about your community.   Community Facts

    Community Chest of Leonia

    The Community Chest of Leonia provides financial support to local non-profit organizations who provide services to those in need;  the young, elderly, needy, hungry and the emotionally or physically ill.   We support those who directly serve Leonians.

    SummerStage at Leonia

    SummerStage at Leonia is a non-profit organization which cultivates a love of the Arts, and nurtures education in the cultural Arts--theatrical, musical, and visual--in Leonia and in our greater community. Our annual theatrical event takes place the last two weeks of every July, so the heart of our Midsummer's Dream can be yours too.  SummerStage awards its net proceeds to the local schools, to disadvantaged inner city youth via The Hackensack Enrichment and Learning Program, local seniors, and to other local community theater groups expressly to support and nurture their cultural arts programs.

    Leonia Recycles

    Local options for recycling and donating your excess furniture, clothing and household goods.

    Public Records

    http://www.city-data.com/city/Leonia-New-Jersey.html
    • Compilation of information and statistics from public records
    • City-data.com is owned and operated by Advameg, Inc.
    • Some topics lack sources.  Your comments are welcome.

    Community of Friends in Action

    Community of Friends in Action is a local non-profit group working to connect homeowners and small businesses that need work done with workers who need jobs. They refer both skilled and unskilled workers for temporary employment. Many of the workers have OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety) certification.

    New Jersey Transit

    Covering a service area of 5,325 square miles, NJ TRANSIT  operates a fleet of 2,027 buses, 711 trains and 45 light rail vehicles.

    Media

    Newspapers

    Sculpture for Leonia

    The ultimate goal of Sculpture for Leonia is to provide a dialogue between art and the community, to enrich and educate, and to make Leonia an even more special place.

    Presbyterian Church in Leonia

    The Presbyterian Church of Leonia was formally established on February 15,1899, when 48 members of the Leonia True Dutch Reformed Church braved a heavy snowstorm to meet with representatives of the former Presbytery of Jersey City.

    All Saints Episcopal Church

    http://allsaintsleonia.wordpress.com/    

    • Founded on Nov. 1, 1893, All Saints Episcopal Church has worshipped on its present site on Park Avenue between Broad and Grand Avenues since 1896. All Saints became a parish in 1925.

    Leonia Today - intermittent publication

    Selected documents, news articles and commentary about Leonia, New Jersey.
    The blog includes a variety of topics:
    Downtown (17)
    Government (36)
    Light Rail (20)
    Overpeck (12)
    Projects (7)
    Technology (2)
    Traffic (2)

    Friends of the Leonia Library

    • A non-profit organization of volunteers dedicated to the support and enrichment of the Leonia Public Library and the residents fo the Borough of Leonia.  Our mission is to cooperate with the Library to develop, maintain and enhance its facilities, resources and services for the public. 

    American Legion Post #1

    Since their charter on July 14, 1919, Sergeant Clendenon Newell American Legion Post #1 has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of the Armed Forces.

    Leonia Volunteer Ambulance Corps

    The Leonia Ambulance Corps  celebrated its 65th anniversary in 2010.
    Note:  web site deactivated 1/1/2011


    The Players Guild

    Founded in 1919, The Players' Guild of Leonia is the resident acting company of the Civil War Drill Hall Theatre

    St. John the Evangelist Church and School

    http://stjohnleonia.org/parish/
    • Services, schedules, contact information.

    Leonia Soccer Association

    www.leoniaunited.com
    • Non-profit organization that develops and delivers quality youth soccer programs in a fun, family environment based on AYSO's Six Philosophies:  Everyone Plays, Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship, and Player Development.  

    The Glenwood Senior Housing

    • Glenwood has provided affordable senior living for over thirty years.

    Leonia Volunteer Fire Department

    The Leonia Volunteer Fire Department, Company No. 1, was established in 1898, four years after Leonia, was incorporated as a borough in what is now Bergen County, New Jersey.

    Leonia History

    http://leoniahistory.blogspot.com/
    • Leonia elected officials, starting with 1895!  Borough volunteers on standing Municipal Committees and Boards.  Selected Borough employees: Borough Administrator, Chief of Police, School Superintendent, Director of Library.