Dispatchers Safe, A Tale of Two Developments and Brookdale Rebuild in This Week's News
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Construction is underway on Fair Lawn Promenade, a mixed-use, town center-style development that will consist of 150 rental apartment units and 63,000 square feet of retail and office space.
A new Brookdale Park playground with improved handicap accessibility should be ready for use by mid-to-late fall.
Prompted by Democrats who have thrown their support behind maintaining the borough's dispatchers, Republican council members stated Tuesday that they too have no intention of outsourcing in-house dispatchers at this time.
Even with commercial burglaries down dramatically since May, the number of burglaries and larcenies committed in Fair Lawn this year still surpasses last year's pace.
Multiple members of the Planing Board questioned Landmark's architect Monday about what they feel is the unsatisfactorily integrated placement of the development's affordable housing units.
By mid-September the borough hopes to have completed substantial upgrades to its animal pound thereby allowing it to enter into shared service agreements to house animals from neighboring communities.
With the historic Naugle House free of debris, architects can enter and begin laying out a site preservation plan for the structure.
Engineers for both Landmark's developer and the planning board met on July 25 to confirm the sight distances from a controversial proposed crosswalk on Ramsey Terrace.
Patrick McGowan, 70, who is in desperate need of a lung transplant, is accepting donations for post-transplant medications not covered by insurance through the National Foundation for Transplants.