Weekly Review: Sanches Becomes First Female REPD Officer

The top stories in RiverDell for the past week

The welcomed two new patrol officers this week: . The ceremony, considered a groundbreaking event, was attended by residents and the majority of the as Sanches became the first female police officer in the history of River Edge.

Based on a review by architect Peter Pulice, the River Edge council unanimously approved to go forward and seek cost estimates on the deteriorating American Legion building. Estimates on repairing the water and mold infested building could run the borough anywhere from $300,000 up to $1.3 million.

Oradell's petition to change the funding formula for the will be heard by the state Office of Administrative Law sometime in the future. Acting Commissioner of Education Christopher Cerf had requested that Chief Administrative Judge Laura Sanders make recommendations as to whether a new funding formula is merited and to propose an equitable solution.

On Monday night, engineer Kenneth DelPercio presented two options on upgrading the current : a labor intensive cost for a 250-kilowatt generator to cover both the  and or a 175-kilowatt system to only cover the .

Students at  of Oradell got a surprise over the weekend as they were given the opportunity to learn and train with members from the .

During Catholic Schools Week, the lower grades at  were greeted by Father Tom Iwanowski, Oradell Mayor Joseph Murray and wife Joan for a .


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