Blow Dry Bar Opens in Franklin Lakes

A new salon specializing in blow outs opened its doors in the Franklin Lakes Town Square this spring. Blo offers such a la carte services as a 45-minute blow dry, blow outs for the 10 and under crowd, a blow out with deep conditioning treatment and a 55-minute blow out with a head massage. The salon’s lush white chairs and pops of pink welcome walk-ins as well as booked appointments. 807 Franklin Ave., 201.891.2378

Walk Along the North Jersey Trolley Line

North Jersey Rapid Transit Company trolley line existed from 1910 to 1928 and ran from East Paterson to Suffern traveling through Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, Ridgewood, Ho-Ho-Kus, Waldwick, Allendale, Ramsey and Mahwah. On May 10 at 2 p.m., “walk” the 15-mile length of the former trolley line with historian Phil Jaeger as he describes the company’s operation and takes you on a ride covering the route as it appeared a century ago compared with the route today. Presented at Ridgewood Library’s Belcher Auditorium. No registration required. RidgewoodLibrary.org

Roll Call for Veterans Breakfast

The Wyckoff YMCA’s Eighth Annual Roll Call for Veterans Breakfast, held on May 6, celebrates the service of more than 500 vets from the area who attend. The “Veterans’ Initiative” begun by the Wyckoff Family YMCA ensures that all veterans in the northern New Jersey area are acknowledged and thanked for the service and sacrifices they have made for our country. Breakfast is free, but all veterans must RSVP to attend. 201.891.2081 ext. 120

Glen Rock Council Studies Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags

The Borough Council of Glen Rock is considering implementing a ban on businesses using single-use plastic bags.The ban would mean retailers would not be allowed to give customers single-use plastic bags at checkout but can offer reusable bags and paper bags for at least 10 cents each. The Glen Rock Environmental Commission has worked on initiatives to lessen the use of plastic bags as well as plastic bottles in town.