Week in Review: School Budget Gaps, Interactive Maps and a Memorial Service for Mary Ann Collura

Missed any of this week's news? It's all right here.

Monday, April 16

Burglaries in Fair Lawn are up dramatically in the past few years. Here's where they were occurring in 2011. 

Tuesday, April 17

Marianne Pettineo has been awarded the Elizabeth Boggs Family Advocate Award by the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities.

Councilman Kurt Peluso proposed making substantial cuts to this year's budget in an attempt to lessen the burden on taxpayers.

Police have now apprehended both suspects wanted in a home burglary on Elaine Terrace last Wednesday, April 11.

Wednesday, April 18

The Fair Lawn High School hockey team finished with a 10-14-1 record this season, but has higher hopes for next year.

The borough held a memorial service on the ninth anniversary of the death of Fair Lawn police officer Mary Ann Collura, who was killed in action on April 17, 2003.

Thursday, April 19

Since 2010, there have been 58 pedestrians struck and injured by motor vehicles in Fair Lawn, according to police department traffic data.

Fair Lawn's burglary rate has more than doubled since 2009, prompting the borough's police department to take action.

Friday, April 20

The district had 42 incidents of violence, vandalism, weapons and substance abuse during its first semester; and 28 incidents of harassment, intimidation and bullying.

While public support for the district’s custodians at Thursday’s  meeting likely spared them their jobs, it may have unpopular repercussions.


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