About Cresskill

About Cresskill

Cresskill has much history within its 2 square miles. Camp Merritt was built during WWI as a major Army Distribution site. The monument which stands tall at the intersection of Madison Avenue & Knickerbocker Road is a Memorial and serves as a famous marker. Convenient location, near to major highways, makes this town very desirable. The Borough of Cresskill is special in its blend of people. Its townspeople are proud to call it home.

Population: 8,431
Zip Code: 07626
Median Household Income: $102,956

Cresskill Borough Hall
67 Union Avenue
Cresskill NJ 07626
Phone Number: (201) 569-5400

Map of Cresskill

Cresskill Post Office
20 Washington St Ste 2, Cresskill, Tel: (201) 569-3843

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Parks & Recreation

Cresskill Community Center | Phone: 201-816-8065
100 3rd St, Cresskill, NEW JERSEY 07626

Cresskill Municipal Swim Club | Phone: 201-568-4444
3rd St, Cresskill, NEW JERSEY 07626

The Tenafly Nature Center with hiking trails, a natural lake and various botanical specimens is open to the public year round.

The JCC on the Palisades is one of the largest in the county offers many cultural and sports facilities and events including outdoor and indoor swimming pools. Located at 411 East Clinton Ave, is an agency serving families, senior adults and singles in Bergen County. Members enjoy full use of indoor/outdoor swimming pools, tennis, racquetball and squash courts, gyms, indoor track and state of the art fitness center. Members can also enroll their children in the JCC's nursery school, kindergarten and after school programming, summer camps and year round sports programs.

Cresskill Senior Center offers programs and activities for adults age 55 and older.

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Public Schools

Edward Bryan Elementary School:

Merritt Elementary School:

Cresskill middle School:

Cresskill High School:

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Daycare & Nursery Schools

Cresskill Cooperative Preschool Inc. - 51 Brookside Ave, Cresskill, Tel: (201) 567-5865
Jack In The Box - 500 Hillside Ave (inside Alpine public school), Alpine (201) 784-3900
302 Closter Dock Rd, Closter, Tel: (201) 768-3586
55 Magnolia Ave, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 816-9471
Shalom Yeladim - 91 W. Clinton Ave, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 894-8300
Gan-Aviv Daycare - 21 W. Main St, Bergenfield, Tel: (201) 384-6111
JCC – The Leonard and Syril Rubin Nursery School – 411 E. Clinton Ave, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 408-1436
LPS Day School (Chabad) – 11 Harold St, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 871-1152
Temple Sinai Early Childhood Center – 1 Engle St, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 568-3035
Palisade Country Day School - 212-248 Herbert Ave, Closter, Tel: 201-784-7600
2324 5th St, Fort Lee, Tel: (201) 947-3898
Lindgen School & Camp - 211 Irving Ave, Closter, Tel: (201) 768-3550​

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Public Library

Cresskill Public Library 
53 Union Avenue, Cresskill, NJ 07626 (201) 567-3521

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Englewood Hospital: 350 Engle Street, Englewood. Tel: (201) 894-3000
Hackensack University Medical Center: 30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack. Tel: (201) 996-2000 
Holy Name Hospital: 718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck. Tel: (201) 833-3000
Palisades General Hospital: 7600 River Road, North Bergen. Tel: (201) 854-5000
Valley Hospital: 223 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood. Tel: (800) 825-5391

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Houses Of  Worship 

Cresskill Congregational Church: 85 Union Ave, Cresskill, Tel: (201) 568-0608
St. Therese of Lisieux Church
: 120 Monroe Ave, Cresskill, Tel: (201) 567-2528

Temple Sinai - (Reform): 1 Engle Street, Tenafly. Tel: (201) 568-3035
Kesher - (Orthodox): 509 Engle Street, Englewood. Tel: (201) 227-1117
Chabad House - (Orthodox): 11 Harold Street, Tenafly Tel: (201) 871-1152
Chavurah Beth Shalom - (Progressive Reform): check site for services locations.  Tel: (201) 567-7806


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Utilities & Services

Public Utilities
PSE&G (gas/electric)
Rockland Electric
Suez (water)

Other Services
Verizon (phone/Internet)
Cabelvision (Optimum)
Time Warner Cable

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Bus lines 

- Red & Tan 20, 20T & 14E run to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes 
- Red & Tan 184 goes across the George Washington Bridge averaging 25-30 minutes. 
- New Jersey Transit 166 runs to Port Authority in Manhattan averaging 35-40 minutes.

There is no train service between Cresskill & Manhattan.

Three major airports located in the metropolitan area:
Newark Liberty InternationalJFK InternationalLa Guardia Airport

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Grocery Stores

Stop & Shop Supermarket - 34 West Railroad Ave, Tenafly, (201) 894-5111 
ShopRite Supermarket - 40 Nathaniel Pl, Englewood, (201) 816-8330 
Kings Super Markets - 70 Union Ave, Cresskill, (201) 541-4900
Emanuel-Delicatessen - 52 W. Railroad Ave, Tenafly, (201) 266-8666
Tenafly Kosher Deli & Caterers - 22 Washington St, Tenafly, (201) 567-3033

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For recommended restaurants in Cresskill click here

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Cresskill Animal Hospital, 39 Spring St, Cresskill, Tel: (201) 568-7700
Closter Animal Hospital,137 Piermont Rd, Closter, Tel: (201) 768-0880
Tenafly & Cliffside Animal Hospitals, 130 County Rd, Tenafly, Tel: (201) 567-7878 / 401 Palisade Ave, Cliffside Park, Tel: (201) 943-2400
Demarest Veterinarian, 4 Pine Terr, Demarest, Tel: (201) 750-0075

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Contact Information

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Tami Rapaport
Tami Rapaport
130 Dean Drive
Tenafly NJ 07670