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Fort Lee Hardware Bids Adieu, School Security and More This Week in Local News

Catch up on all of Fort Lee's leading news stories.

Holtje's Fort Lee Hardware Bids Adieu

After 67 years, the last of the old guard Main Street merchants will soon be closed for good.

With Help from Fort Lee Police, Baby Arrives in Time for Lunch

Fort Lee Police Officer Brett Howard delivers a baby boy on Main Street.

In the Wake of Newtown, Easing Children's Anxiety

Tae Kwon Do Grandmaster Simon Kim of Tiger Twins Tae Kwon Do Academy, wants to offer a workshop for children to ease their anxiety and raise their self confidence.

Pending Legislation Would Release Schools from 2 Percent Cap for School Security

In the wake of the Newtown massacre, schools coping with upgrading security without going over the 2 percent cap may get relief from pending legislation.

Assembly Votes to Approve Gun Package Bills Aimed at Curbing Gun Violence

Fort Lee's Robert V. Tessaro writes about the New Jersey Assembly's vote Thursday to approve a wide-ranging package of 22 bills aimed at curbing gun violence.

Mayor and Council Name New Cinema "The Barrymore Theater"

Resolution passed to name the new three-screen cinema and film museum to be constructed in Redevelopment Area 5 on Main Street "The Barrymore Theatre."

John Barrymore Birthday Bash Raises Funds for FLHS Drama Department

The Fort Lee Film Commission celebrated John Barrymore's 131st birthday by laying a wreath at Central Road (commemoratively named John Barrymore Way) and Main Street followed by a fundraiser for FLHS Drama Department.)

Fort Lee High School Cheerleaders Compete in Nationals

FLHS Cheerleaders reach the nationals in Ocean City, Maryland.

Rhea Stassou February 25, 2013 at 04:45 PM
SO So sorry to see this wonderful store with it's lovely and very empathetic brother team close. We started together 67 years ago (my parents bought their home on Gerome Ave) and we are still enjoying your services. You have been so good to my mother in her later years...even coming to her home to help her. We will miss you but we are so happy that you will finally get some time for yourselves. May God be with you and your family. Rhea Nannas Stassou

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