Historical Committee


Department of Public Works
325 Piermont Road
Cresskill NJ 07626
Phone: 201-567-2184
Fax:      201-567-8170
Superintendent of Public Works
Kevin Terhune C.P.W.M.
Assistant Superintendent of Public Works
Robert Karach C.P.W.M.

Office Hours

Tom Site, Borough Historian
Carol Banicki
Janet Ecke, Vice Chairperson
Lisa N. Weddle
Simone Tsigounis, Liaison
Mark Spina, Liaison
The Historical Committee meets every month on the Fourth Thursday at 4:30 PM in the Tallman House


The Cresskill Historical Committee is a focus group dedicated to the collection, preservation and dissemination of Cresskill history. 

  • Bring together persons interested in history.
  • Discover, collect and preserve material of historic value.
  • Provide means and assistance for the public to study, appreciate and view history.
  • Participate in activities to advance public awareness about local history.
  • Research, write and publish materials for public availability.
  • Provide support and assistance to activities which catalog, restore and protect artifacts, documents and manuscripts.
  • Assist in developing the Tallman House as an educational center depository/museum for historical papers and materials.
  • Assist in the planning and development of the Merrifield Property.
  • Encourage, promote and support activities honoring Camp Merritt.
  • Maintain contact with, and exchange ideas with other historical groups in the Northern Valley and beyond.


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