Bank Robbery, Drug Deal Stick Up, Track Side Seizure Top This Week's News
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The Chase Bank on Saddle River Road was robbed around 6 p.m. Thursday by a man carrying a claw hammer, police said.
Two Fair Lawn men robbed a juvenile at knifepoint Wednesday night, making off with his iPhone and the marijuana he had come to sell them, according to police.
Daniella's Track Side Grille, a longtime Fair Lawn family restaurant and bar, was seized by the state on Oct. 11 for non-payment of $40,000 in sales taxes and its future remains uncertain.
The combination of multiple child luring incidents throughout the area and a possible child luring incident on Pine Avenue Tuesday morning has Fair Lawn police on the lookout for suspicious individuals or vehicles.
The borough is trying to address resident complaints about its failure to keep equipment in the community center's youth and exercise areas working.
A Fair Lawn Park Estates apartment on Chandler Drive was burglarized Wednesday afternoon or early evening while the tenant was at work.
An adult day care center employee handling a blood pressure monitor dropped and broke the device's glass mercury-filled channel, spilling a small amount of mercury in the process.
A panel of judges ruled last week that Fair Lawn School District's Individualized Education Program for a preschool student with a brain defect is not compliant with state regulations.
The Policemen's Benevolent Association Local 67 will have a booth at the River Road Street Fair on Sunday, where they'll distribute safety tip sheets, coloring books and candy.