Freak October Snowstorm Dominates Weekly News
Here are the top stories from RiverDell Patch this week
Welcome to the "Week in Review," a weekly column that highlights the top stories that took place in RiverDell including the arrival of a once in a lifetime October snowstorm.
Not many residents were expecting a white Halloween that knocked out power across both towns and cancelled school at Bergen Catholic. River Dell Middle School students were released early on Monday and then had Tuesday off due to power issues at the building. Overall 157,000 North Jersey residents were affected by power outages that were completely restored by late Wednesday and throughout Thursday.
Dr. Jason M. Auerbach left the glitz and glam of Park Avenue in Manhattan to start his own practice in River Edge where he has recently expanded Riverside Oral Surgery facility on the corner of Kinderkamack Road and Main Street.
The River Edge and Oradell police departments learned they would each be receiving approximately $2,200 to purchase or replace body armor vests for their officers. The funding is on behalf of the Division of Criminal Justice.
Former Bergen County Executive and Oradell native William "Pat" Schuber will be recognized at the Volunteer Center of Bergen County's 45th anniversary with a Heart of Gold Gala.
Three-sport Lady Hawk Kristen Hartwick has her good days and her bad days as she continues to deal with post-concussion syndrome symptoms after being hit in the head during a lacrosse game last spring.
Freshman soccer athlete Brigid Tracy proved that she can handle the pressure of a state tournament as she led the Lady Hawks to a 1-0 first round win over Dumont.
The Monmouth University women's soccer team recorded a 2-1 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Monday night in Northeast Conference action on a goal from senior Courtney Snyder (Oradell, N.J./River Dell).