Week in Review: Sports Tournaments, Daly Field Developments, School Custodians Cut

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Monday, May 14

The Fair Lawn High School Boys Tennis team responded with a bounce back season this year thanks to the strong play of some younger players.

Democratic council members Lisa Swain and Kurt Peluso, who recently  due to an alleged conflict of interest, won't be taking legal action to have the allegedly conflicted council members' votes thrown out. 

Natalie Lacatena will replace interim assistant superintendent Judith Moran on July 1.

Head Lines Salon on Fair Lawn Avenue and The Hallmark Shop on River Road were the two latest businesses to fall victim to overnight burglaries.

Tuesday, May 15

The Fair Lawn High School girls lacrosse team's state playoff loss Tuesday against Mount Olive ended what’s been one of the most successful seasons in  history.

 showed no signs of slowing in April, reaching a level not seen in Fair Lawn in recent history, according to Uniform Crime Report data provided by the .

Wednesday, May 16

In a party-line vote, borough council agreed Tuesday to hire Garbarini & Co. as the borough's auditor. The firm will replace Steve Wielkotz, who had been the borough's auditor for over a decade.

Landmark's traffic engineer Eric Keller presented a traffic study Monday that was conducted to analyze the traffic impact of the proposed housing development on Daly Field in Radburn.

The arrest of a 21-year-old New York man Tuesday night could lead to dozens of closed cases throughout the New York and New Jersey area, police said.

Thursday, May 17

The narrow roads designed for the interior of the Landmark development on Daly Field may limit the extent to which firefighters can fight a blaze within the complex, according to planning board member and former fire chief Tom Carney.

The Fair Lawn High School Boys Volleyball team came up short in defense of its Bergen County Tournament title Thursday afternoon, losing to Don Bosco Prep in three games.

Friday, May 18

The board voted Thursday to privatize eight night custodial positions at the high school, resulting in the loss of jobs for six district custodians.

A man police said had channeled his inner James Bond by rigging his motorcycle with an electronic license plate flipper allegedly led police on a high-speed chase Thursday night.


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