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After Court Ruling, Franklin Lakes COAH Plan Remains Stalled
A Franklin Lakes plan to purchase 14 acres for affordable housing has remained stalled by the state Council on Affordable Housing for nearly a year, but a court ruling last week may provide a glimmer of hope to the borough in its attempts to move forward with the project.
Wed May 22, 2013
Woodside Avenue School Celebrates 40 Years
Students at Franklin Lakes' Woodside Avenue School pressed up to a hallway wall Tuesday afternoon to look for their contributions to a legacy art project marking the school's 40th anniversary.
Local Scholars: College News and Notes
Graduating from Bryant University this weekend were Oakland residents Michael Cipriani , earning a bachelor's of business administration cum laude in accounting, and William J. Deichmeister , with a bachelor's of business administration in finance.
Tue May 21, 2013
Franklin Lakes BOE Begins Curriculum Director Search
The Franklin Lakes school district will hold two special forums on Monday to gain input from community members on its search to fill the district's curriculum director position.
Sat May 18, 2013
Former top cop of TARP calls for break-up of banks
Neil Barofsky, the feisty former prosecutor of Colombian drug lords who was tapped by President George W. Bush in 2008 to oversee the $700 billion TARP bank bailout, did not like a lot of what he saw during his 27-month stint in the nation's capital.
Fri May 17, 2013
Deadline Approaching to File for BOE Elections
The deadline to file candidacy for a total of nine seats on the Wyckoff, Franklin Lakes, and Ramapo Indian Hills school boards is fast approaching.
Franklin Lakes BOE Adopts 'Short-Term' Solution to Enrollment Issues
Following opposition from parents, the Franklin Lakes Board of Education voted down a plan on Tuesday night to shift incoming kindergarteners from Colonial Road School, a plan that had been devised to address uneven class sizes in the face of budgetary constraints.
Wed May 15, 2013
McGowan Out, Loprete In as Franklin Lakes BOE President
Susan McGowan stepped down as president of the Franklin Lakes Board of Education at the beginning of a meeting Tuesday night, passing the gavel to Laurence Loprete to finish her term.
The Endless Vine Closing After 16 Years
For 16 years, The Endless Vine, located in the Franklin Lakes Road shopping center that also contains the Market Basket, has served high-end wines in both the store's bar and retail section, offering occasional musical performances to patrons spending the evening hours .
Mon May 13, 2013
Ramapo-Indian Hills school board appoints a pair of temporary superintendents
OAKLAND - The Ramapo-Indian Hills Regional High School Board of Education on Monday night unanimously approved the appointment of two interim superintendents to serve consecutively as the district searches for a permanent replacement for C. Lauren Schoen.
Sun May 12, 2013
Week Ahead: Final Vista Approval Expected, Boards of Education Meet
Monday, May 13 The Wyckoff Zoning Board will meet at Town Hall at 7:30, and is expected to finalize the conditions attached to its approval of the Christian Healthcare Center's Vista Project.
Lap band surgery is just the first step for patients, being in the...
Support, patience and commitment to a lifestyle change are keys to success after lap-band surgery, according to those who have undergone the same weight-loss procedure as Governor Christie .
Thu May 09, 2013
Woodside Avenue Principal Search: Take 2
The Franklin Lakes School District has restarted their search for a new principal for Woodside Avenue School.
Tue May 07, 2013
'Click it or Ticket' Returns to Franklin Lakes
The Franklin Lakes Police Department will be cracking down on drivers and passengers who aren't buckled up.
Would-be Principal Questioned 'Commitment,' 'Loyalty' of Franklin Lakes BOE
Christine Laquidara feared for her future with the Franklin Lakes School District when she withdrew her acceptance of the principal position at Woodside Avenue School last week, she said in an interview Monday.
New Gourmet Deli Officially Opens for Business
The owners of Mary Ann's Gourmet Market, a new gourmet deli that officially opened in the Ramapo Centre this weekend, say the shop is exactly what they imagined it would be.
Mon May 06, 2013
11 Charged in Identity Theft Ring Takedown
Eleven men and women were arrested on charges of stealing identities to open credit cards in an alleged scheme that is believed to have defrauded more than 70 victims.
Wyckoff police: Serial burglar targets cars near churches, schools
WYCKOFF - Police say a man they've picked up in the past for allegedly burglarizing cars around New Jersey is back at it, targeting unlocked vehicles parked near schools and churches.
The grim life of North Jersey's suburban heroin addicts
At 21 years old, Graham Dooner has the same wit and easy charisma that kept him on the edge of trouble as a student at Ridgewood High School.