Friday, July 27, 2012
Slated to being July 2, the contractor has yet to submit a schedule for the bridge rehab project
With just a month to go until the start of the school year, parents who send their students to St. Joseph School may also be facing construction traffic as rehabilitation work on the Elm Street Bridge has still yet to begin. The $1 million dollar project to upgrade the 1892 pony-truss style was initially expected to begin in April but was pushed back to a July 2 start date while a heron was nesting nearby. "The County just informed me that they issued a notice to the contractor to proceed as of July 2 and provide a new construction schedule," Oradell's Borough Engineer Marisa Tiberi said. "And to date, they have not received a schedule and the project has not begun. It is highly unlikely this project will be completed including the …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Incoming three and four year olds at the greenhouse at Saint Joseph School have been spending the past few weeks at summer camp
Campers at the greenhouse at St. Joseph School are getting to have "fun in the sun" with water play, games, art, music and outdoor activities under the guidance of certified teachers that include SJS PreK teacher Ana Rossig, and teacher Frank Langan. Campers previously participated in water fun, "Fairytale Day", "Halloween in July" and received a sticker from "queen" SJS principal Colette Vail. The camp at the greenhouse is for three and four-year-olds that are registered for the 2012-13 school program, has been meeting at St. Joseph School from 8:30am to 12pm throughout the month of July.
Sunday, March 25, 2012
A look back at what took place in RiverDell
Several River Edge realtors came out in force along with homeowners on Monday night to speak out against the 2012 reassessment resultsin River Edge to the Mayor and Council as well as Tax Assessor James Anzevino. While no one in the audience was happy, the realtors stressed their concerns that going forward few homes in the borough will actually be sold. After months of speculation and contention surrounding the possible transfer of the $500,000 allocated to the Waterworks project to Saddle River, Freeholder Vice-Chairman John A. Felice recommended that the funds remain dedicated to the Waterworks project on Tuesday. His decision was approved by the entire Freeholder Board the following day. After just celebrating its 70th success story …
Sunday, February 12, 2012
The top stories in RiverDell for the past week
The River Edge Police Department welcomed two new patrol officers this week: Anthony Roman of Secuacus and Renata Sanches of North Haledon. The ceremony, considered a groundbreaking event, was attended by residents and the majority of the REPD 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 tearing down 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 River Dell Regional School District will be heard by the…
Sunday, November 27, 2011
St. Joseph's school hosted jolly Santa Saturday and the white-bearded gift giver had breakfast with kids
Kids were all smiles Saturday in the gymnasium of the St. Joseph School after dancing, eating and chatting with Santa. Though no reindeers accompanied St. Nick on his journey to Oradell – remember, he'll be back on Dec. 25! – kids lined up to tell him what they wanted over a hearty cookie-free breakfast.