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Body Found, Fourth of July Fest, Resident Group Takes Town to Court Top This Week's News

Missed any of this week's Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook news? It's all right here.

A man was found dead outside of a Warren Road home Saturday morning. The death, although not considered suspicious, is under investigation by police.

Saddle Brook residents who petitioned the township council to immediately eliminate health benefits for elected and part-time or appointed officials have hired an attorney and will appeal the township council's decision to grandfather in benefits for them

With the borough's fireworks display in jeopardy for next year and private donations tough to come by, two council members are looking at alternatives.

A car crossing the Route 4 overpass in the area of Route 208 Friday afternoon burst into flames due to a mechanical malfunction, authorities said.

The Saddle Brook Township Council voted to authorize the mayor to sign off on the purchase of a three-lot property on Caldwell Avenue to be designated for low-income senior housing.

The borough is looking to upgrade its website, www.fairlawn.org, to provide residents a more interactive, user-friendly experience.

Steve Maneri, a graduate of Saddle Brook High School and Temple University, made the Kansas City Chiefs' opening day 53-man roster as a tight end.

The town will swear in Anthony Burgos as its newest police officer next week, bringing Fair Lawn's force level up to 55.

In an attempt to attract higher quality substitute teachers, the board of education approved an approximately 20 percent raise in daily substitute pay.

Fair Lawn High School music teacher and theater director John Giresi, who created professional-level music videos for cognitively disabled students in the district's Bridges II program last school year, hopes to build on his work again this year.

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