Teacher's Resignation, New Officials, Stolen Car Chase Top Local News

Here's a look at the past week in Fair Lawn and Saddle Brook.

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno administers the oath of office to Fair Lawn Mayor John Cosgrove. Photo: Jim Leggate.
Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno administers the oath of office to Fair Lawn Mayor John Cosgrove. Photo: Jim Leggate.

Fair Lawn High Teacher Allegedly Caught Berating Student on Video Resigns

A Fair Lawn High School special education teacher who was allegedly caught on video telling a student "go cry to your counselor" has resigned.

Cosgrove Remains Mayor, Republicans Picked as Deputy Mayors

Members of the Fair Lawn Council voted to keep John Cosgrove as mayor in 2014 and voted to make new council members Amy Lefkowitz deputy mayor and Dan Dunay deputy mayor of community affairs during their reorganization meeting Tuesday night.

Fair Lawn School Board Picks New President, VP

Cindy Jo Quackenbush is the board's new president and Eugene Banta is the new vice president.

Homeless Man Led Cops on Chase, Crashed Stolen Car, Police Say

Frank Pierro was charged with eluding, obstruction of justice, possession of stolen property and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Inside Fair Lawn: 136 Acts of Kindness

Fair Lawn volunteers held the fourth and largest-yet Operation Santa Boone with 136 "random acts of kindness" at dozens of locations around the borough December 23.

Police: Camera Caught Ex-Subway Employee Stealing Cash, Computer

Two Ridgewood residents were charged with burglary and theft.

Saddle Brook Hotel to Open in Spring, After Super Bowl

The former Saddle Brook Hotel & Convention Center is planned to reopen as a Crowne Plaza.

7-Car Crash Caused by Black Ice

Seven vehicles, including a Bergen County Police car, were involved in a crash on Route 4 in Fair Lawn Sunday night, NBC New York reported.


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