A brief history of Lyndhurst NJ
Lyndhurst was historically home to manufacturers of machinery and metal products.
Lyndhurst is also home to several locally owned and operated businesses such as Mazur's Bakery and the Lyndhurst Pastry Shop, which produces regionally-acclaimed Italian cakes and pastries, homemade Italian Ice during the spring, summer and fall. The main business sections are Valley Brook Avenue, Ridge Road, and Stuyvesant Avenue. Lyndhurst has many neighborhood delis, eateries, restaurants, and stores which allow residents the ability to walk rather than drive. Because portions of the township are located in the New Jersey Meadowlands, a number of radio stations have their transmitters and towers located in Lyndhurst. These include AM stations WINS-1010, WSNR-620, and WLIB-1190 along with as Amateur Radio and HD TV station W2INS.
Lyndhurst Meadowlands is home to one of nine Medieval Times dinner theaters nationwide.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 4.96 square miles (12.86 km2), including 4.58 square miles (11.87 km2) of land and 0.38 square miles (0.99 km2) of water (7.66%).
Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Kingsland and South Rutherford.
The township borders North Arlington and Rutherford in Bergen County; Belleville and Nutley in Essex County; Kearny and Secaucus in Hudson County; and Clifton in Passaic County.
The Passaic River, crossed by the Avondale Bridge and the Lyndhurst Draw, creates the municipal and county border at the west. The eastern portion of the municipality is part of the uninhabited wetlands in the New Jersey Meadowlands.
The Lyndhurst School District serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. As of the 2018–19 school year, the district, comprised of eight schools, had an enrollment of 2,525 students and 190.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.3:1. Schools in the district (with 2018–19 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are Columbus School with 156 students in grades K-2, Franklin School with 242 students in grades PreK-2, Washington School with 186 students in grades PreK-2, Memorial Campus with 202 students in grade 3, Jefferson School with 272 students in grades 4–8, Lincoln School with 251 students in grades 4–8, Roosevelt School with 418 students in grades 4-8 and Lyndhurst High School with 752 students in grades 9-12.
Public school students from the borough, and all of Bergen County, are eligible to attend the secondary education programs offered by the Bergen County Technical Schools, which include the Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, and the Bergen Tech campus in Teterboro or Paramus. The district offers programs on a shared-time or full-time basis, with admission based on a selective application process and tuition covered by the student's home school district.
Founded in 1956, Sacred Heart School is a Catholic elementary school serving students in grades K-8 that operates under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.
Bergen Community College has a campus in Lyndhurst. Nearby colleges and universities include Farleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck / Hackensack campus) and Felician College in Lodi and Rutherford.
Lyndhurst NJ Restaurants
Michael’s Riverside attracts couples, families, and business clientele with extensive lunch and dinner menus, and inviting desserts. Michael’s Riverside also provides on or off premise catering services and a party room to accommodate larger events. The establishment has been successfully serving the community since 1995.
2018 US Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Home value data includes all types of owner-occupied housing.