Sunday, August 12, 2012
The weekly wrap up of local news to keep New Milford in the know.
A Bergen County Grand Jury indicted a 25-year-old New Milford man on charges he tied up, assaulted and fatally stabbed his estranged wife in her Teaneck apartment last year. If New Milford's COAH requirements can be moved elsewhere, does this debunk Hekemian's "inherently beneficial use" argument? The Bergen County Freeholders took the first steps Friday in disbanding the county’s police force and merging it with the sheriff’s office. District 39 Assemblyman Robert Schroeder said he will not give up his seat after being charged with writing almost $400,000 worth of bad checks. A 54-year-old River Edge resident who was struck by a New Jersey Transit train on the Pascack Valley line at New Bridge Landing station Tuesday, died. National Night…
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The Bergen County Freeholders approved restoring the $500,000 towards the Hackensack Waterworks stabilization project; next up is an April 30 public hearing
After "seeing the light" as Hackensack Riverkeeper Captain Bill Sheehan put it, theBoard of Freeholders unanimously supported Freeholder Vice Chairman John Felice in hisTuesday decision to restore the $500,000 Open Space Trust Funding to the historic Hackensack Waterworks in Oradell during their meeting Wednesday. “After much contemplation, consideration and comments from residents and historical advocates my final recommendation will be to concur with the original allocation of $500,000 to the Water Works project via resolution to the Board of Chosen Freeholders,” Felice said, reiterating his change of mind. Felice had previously proposed removing the Waterworks funding and transferring it to Saddle River so as to reimburse the borough …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Freeholder Felice recommends keeping original $500,000 Open Space Trust allocation dedicated to Waterworks project.
After months of speculation and contention surrounding the possible transfer of the $500,000 allocated to the Waterworks project to Saddle River, Freeholder Vice-Chairman John A. Felice recommends that the funds remain dedicated to the Waterworks project. Felice, liaison to the Open Space Trust Fund Advisory Board, said in a statement, "My final recommendation will be to concur with the original allocation of $500,000 to the Water Works project via resolution to the Board of Chosen Freeholders.” Felice had previously proposed removing the Waterworks funding and transferring it to a proposed parking lot in Saddle River. This fall, the Board of Freeholders chose to reallocate that funding to reimburse the borough of Saddle River for the …
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Driscoll sets sights on running again for state Senate next year