Bank Robber, Graduation, Assessment Lead Month's Top Stories
Here are a few of the stories that caught readers' attention this month on River Dell Patch
On June 6, units from the River Edge Police Department, Bergen County K9 and Bergen County Sheriff's Crime Scene Unit responded to a possible bank robbery at Hudson City Savings Bank on Main Street, according to police. The alleged suspect fled into Hackensack with an undisclosed amount of cash but following a week-long investigation, officers arrested Darrel Johnson of Englewood in the crime. Following the June 13 charges, he was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of bail.
Prior to graduation, we put together an interactive map showcasing where each of the Class of 2012 seniors were headed for college or those joining the military.
In 54 years of graduation ceremonies at River Dell Regional High School, the Class of 2012 not only boasts their prowess across athletics, academics and the arts but also the largest senior class over the past few years. The 290 seniors braved the triple-digit heat record in caps and gowns to receive their diplomas.
Following in the footsteps of neighboring municipalities like River Edge, Cresskill and Dumont, the borough of Oradell has ordered a reassessment to stave off more tax appeals. Appraisal Systems of Glen Rock, which performed the reassessment for the other towns was hired on Tuesday night to compile updated housing value results for $75,000.
Say goodbye to the dog days of summer. New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals issues warning to pet owners--restrain your dog in the car or face stiff penalties.
With just a little over three months to go until the November election, Republican Council candidate Anthony Cappola of River Edge will be getting to experience what life is like on the governing body after being sworn in Monday night to fill the seat of Johnny Porco, who resigned from the Council June 5.
After one year running, some of the highest science-minded students at River Dell Regional are left in a lurch as an organic chemistry classfor Fall 2012 has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts. But the group, many of which are looking to study medicine later in the life, have taken their fight to the Board of Education in hopes of determining what the conflicts are and how it could be resolved.
Few towns in Northern New Jersey can boast of the historical significance of a Revolutionary War battleground in their backyard, but if things continue as they have, River Edge may be facing the loss of the Von Steuben House.
A judge is expected to decide on July 9 whether the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office has the authority to charge two former Paramus Catholic High School faculty members with alleged sexual misconduct during a trip the men chaperoned to Germany, NorthJersey.com reported.