BOE Sides With Super in Contract Debate, Graduation Top Local News
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Students turned up in full force again Monday to urge the school board to overturn the interim superintendent’s decision not renew two of their teachers’ contracts. But the board took no action, putting an end to more than a month of lobbying efforts.
Tuesday was graduation day for the Fort Lee High School class of 2012, the members of which received their diplomas at a ceremony at the Lewis F. Cole Middle School athletic field.
Parents, relatives and friends filed into the Fort Lee Community Center Wednesday to commemorate the successes and milestones of the Class of 2012.
But some are heading down south, and others are going west. Check out our interactive map and find out where, as the class of 2012 fans out across the country for school this fall.
The incident, in which a man brandished a handgun and demanded cash from the register after asking for a pack of cigarettes, occurred just after 1:30 a.m. Monday at an Exxon station on Route 4, police say.
On the same day a newspaper report came out saying Gov. Christie told the Port Authority to end its crackdown on carpooling at the bridge, Fort Lee resident Leonor Javier, the leader of a small, vocal group of carpoolers, said she’s eager to see how the agency responds.
With two developers having received local Planning Board approval for their respective Redevelopment Area 5 projects, concern over the potential impact on an already overcrowded school system is on the rise.
The state announced Tuesday it was ordering 21 municipalities to suspend red light camera programs, as Fort Lee Police Chief discussed a wide range of issues as the special guest speaker at the Fort Lee GOP’s monthly meeting.
After years of devoted service to the community and its children, Jack Hausler recently announced to league coaches that he will step down as head of the Fort Lee Junior Basketball League, and after serious consideration on the part of league officials, Curtis Adams, a Fort Lee Coach for the past two years and former college basketball player, volunteered to take over as league director.
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