Friday, April 26, 2013
Take a foot tour of garage sales in historic Radburn this Saturday.
The public is invited to hunt for Radburn residents' treasure Saturday as part of the community's first multi-family yard sale. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Radburn Citizens' Association has arranged garage sales throughout Radburn, allowing treasure seekers to participate in a foot tour of the historic community. The hunt begins behind Panera Bread, near the corner of Warren Road and Plaza Road, where treasure seekers can leave their cars, purchase a treasure map for $1 and begin a house-to-house trek through Radburn’s world-renowned pedestrian walkways. Founded in 1929, Radburn was one of America’s first planned communities based on a design of cul-de-sacs connected to parks that allow children to walk to school without ever having to …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
After a mountain of concerns raised by residents and Fair Lawn planning board members themselves, developer Landmark has won a conditional approval to build a large housing complex in Radburn.
After nine months of hearings – and amidst concerns voiced from the public as well as reluctance from some members – the Fair Lawn Planning Board voted unanimously Monday night to give the go-ahead to Landmark’s Daly Field housing development. Grassroots citizens group Neighbors to Save Daly Field, which has opposed the 165-unit development, encouraged residents to voice their concern at the meeting, expected to be the final hearing of the lengthy planning board process. “Fair Lawn’s Planning Board is made up of politically-appointed board members and they need to know how the public feels about this development,” a flier circulated by the group read. Many residents echoed concerns that had been prevalent throughout past hearings, like the…
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
John Dohms, a Fair Lawn native, has been missing from his home in Newark, Del. for almost a month and his family believes he may return to his hometown.
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Family and friends are seeking help finding John Dohms, a former Fair Lawn man who who suffers from dementia and has not been seen for nearly a month. Dohms, 64, grew up at 24 Randolph Terrace in Radburn, but had been living in Newark, Del. since he retired from teaching at the University of Delaware. He is a graduate of Fair Lawn High School where he played on the lacrosse team. Dohms' family has created a Facebook page to create awareness about his disappearance and facilitate his safe return. "We have reason to believe that [John] is alive," the page states. "He is in excellent physical health. He has always been an outdoorsman and would know how to survive in the wilderness." While Dohms is suspected to be in either Delaware or …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Local residents and business owners agree that losing the post offices on Broadway and River Road would hurt the community