School Security, Police Promotions and More This Week in Local News

Last week's top news stories from Fort Lee.

Officials plan to meet again this week before Mayor Mark Sokolich calls a town hall meeting on school security. In the meantime, the mayor said the borough is moving forward with a plan to place two full-time SROs in Fort Lee schools.

Mayor and Council Authorize the Hiring of New Police Officers; Promotions

Eight new police officers sworn-in at Thursday's Mayor and Council meeting; nine promotions.

Mark Sulcov, William Chiappane and Christopher Ipek took over the duties of Fort Lee Fire Chief, Deputy Chief and Battalion Chief, respectively, on Jan. 1 and will be officially sworn in on Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

Fort Lee PBA President Grateful For Support For Jersey Shore Drive

The local PBA-sponsored “Drive for the Jersey Shore” took place in November and garnered donations from as far away as Wales.

GWB Suicides Reached Record in 2012

Last year also brought most suicide attempts, report says.

Hail and Farewell at Fort Lee Patch

A heartfelt farewell to a great editor and a realization that all roads lead home.


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