Monday, December 31, 2012
Fort Lee’s “Top 10,” a rundown of the most-read stories on Fort Lee Patch for the month of December, 2012.
Police charged a 52-year-old man with DWI after he allegedly crashed into a telephone pole on Lemoine Avenue late at night. Lemoine was closed between Main and Whiteman Streets until about 4 p.m. the next afternoon. The Fort Lee Mayor and Council passed a resolution settling a lawsuit and an ordinance financing the acquisition of land at 183 Main St., the current location of Woori Bank, for a park on the West parcel of Redevelopment Area 5. A month-long investigation has led to the arrest of two New York City men on drug distribution charges in Fort Lee, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office. The Fort Lee Republican organization created an online petition opposing a decision by the Mayor and Council to appropriate more than $2…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Tatyana Dyagileva is a fashion and accessory designer, fashion stylist, interior decorator and "home stager" whose exhibit is on display at the Fort Lee Public Library throughout December.
People who visit the Fort Lee Public Library in December and enter through the main doors may be surprised to find a display case just inside that looks more like a window display in a fashion district than something you would find in a library. Fort Lee resident Tatyana Dyagileva of Glamour Coach and Glamour Coach DÉCOR is exhibiting some of her work there through the end of the month in a display called “The Glimpse of Glamour.” Dyagileva, a local fashion and accessory designer, fashion stylist, interior decorator and home stager, who has been running Glamour Coach out her home office for about five years, has conducted a workshop at the Fort Lee library on style, fashion and décor and a given a lecture she described as “how to dress …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Detective Robert Tilton, who currently serves in the Fort Lee Police Department’s General Investigations Bureau, is the “Chief’s Award” recipient for December, police announced.
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Monday, December 17, 2012
The following article was submitted to Patch for publication by the Fort Lee Police Department: Detective Robert Tilton, a 13-year veteran of the Fort Lee Police Department, has been chosen as the Chief’s Award recipient for the month of December. Since taking over the duties of Fort Lee Police Chief in 2004, Chief Thomas Ripoli has instituted the department awards ceremony, which honors Fort Lee’s finest for their actions in the line of duty. Tilton grew up in Rahway and attended Union Catholic High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1987, serving in the Persian Gulf during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. He received an Honorable Discharge after five years of service. Upon leaving the Air Force, Det. Tilton began his law …