School Administrator Resigns, New Classrooms Open in Week’s Top News

The Week in Review: a weekly roundup of top local news stories on Fort Lee Patch.

Fort Lee Assistant Superintendent Resigns

The Fort Lee Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to accept the resignation effective Nov. 26, 2012, of Keith Lockwood from his positions as Assistant Superintendent, Anti-Bullying Coordinator and Affirmative Action Officer.

Fort Lee Elementary School Celebrates Opening of New Wing

The Fort Lee School No. 1 annex comprises four new classrooms and was one of the referendum-approved projects started over the summer. After lengthy construction delays, the wing officially opened Wednesday.

The Fort Lee Public School District’s current contract with its teachers is set to expire on April 30, and that has some people concerned about potential retirements before the school year ends. But school officials say they are hopeful they can work out an agreement with the Fort Lee Education Association (FLEA) to avoid that.

A knife-wielding assailant was shot and killed by three police officers after he robbed a CVS pharmacy in neighboring Leonia last Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Fort Lee Fall Sports Coaches Honor Senior Athletes

The annual Fort Lee High School Athletic Booster Club-sponsored “Senior Appreciation Night” for fall athletes took place Wednesday in the high school cafeteria.

A $1million second prize ticket was sold at a Hess Express on Route 4 East, and $10,000 third place ticket was sold at Fort Lee Stationary, according to reports.

Fort Lee BOE to Discuss ‘Personnel Matter’ in Private Session Monday

Fort Lee school officials announced this week that the Fort Lee Board of Education will hold a special work session Monday to “discuss a personnel matter,” but the meeting is going to be held in private.

Three Truckers Charged at GWB in Separate Incidents

Three truck drivers were charged at the George Washington Bridge in the span of about two hours late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning in connection with alleged attempts to evade tolls, authorities said.

The Week in Review appears every Sunday on Fort Lee Patch.


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John December 02, 2012 at 05:07 PM
You can bet it wasn't over his lying about his salary ! This is typical of Ft Lee these last few years as many of us see these administrators create problems and leave as the board just sits by. What a shame ! The HS went from around # 38 in past years to # 99 this year, Something is wrong !


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