Sunday, June 9, 2013
Catch up on all of River Edge and Oradell's local news stories.
The dedication of a crosswalk to Cherry Hill Crossing Guard, Joe Maugeri, was the brainchild of three fourth-graders who wanted to do something nice for the man who keeps them safe everyday. So, they wrote to Mayor Sandy Moscaritolo to petition him for his help. Legislation sponsored by Senator Bob Gordon that would provide the Borough of Oradell with $4.5 million in financing for sewer infrastructure upgrades within the borough – part of an effort to help local communities throughout the state finance much-needed water and sewer projects – was unanimously approved Monday by a Senate committee. Sonia Goldstein was 16-years old when the Nazis forcibly took her away from the only life she knew, to begin, what was to become, a four-year death…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
After four years, ground is finally broken Wednesday on the old Huffman Koos site.
Acknowledging the efforts of the mayor and council that preceeded him, Mayor Sandy Moscaritolo said that getting to the groundbreaking was "a long hard process." Senator Bob Gordon applauded progress on the long-awaited commercial redevelopment project at the site of the former Huffman Koos furniture store off Route 4 in River Edge during Wednesday's groundbreaking ceremony. “Today’s groundbreaking marks significant progress on this redevelopment project," Gordon said. "The new retail space slated for this site will help to revitalize the area, which serves as the gateway to the borough of River Edge.” The new commercial retail project, approved by the River Edge planning board in 2007, took over four years to break ground. According to …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Mayor Sandy Moscaritolo and the River Edge Council issued the following statement this afternoon regarding the 2013 municipal budget
Thursday, March 7
The Borough of River Edge’s 2013 municipal budget process commenced with earnest in December 2012. We began with a full bipartisan council as well as members of our Citizen’s Budget Committee, made up of Albert Ruhlmann, Kenneth Krautheim and Anthony Barbary. The governing body, along with the budget committee met on Saturday mornings in open public work session over the past 3 months crafting the budget. This work was supplemented by contributions from our Personnel Sub-Committee and our Finance Sub-Committee. I want to thank everyone for participating in the process. For the past few years, the borough's state aid has remained flat at $1,070,715 while taxpayers have been hit by back-to-back $14 million municipal budgets resulting in …
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Voters support change for Mayor
Voters in River Edge came out today to push for change on the governing body and in a tight race the top spot in town went to Sandy Moscaritolo by a slim margin of 72 votes. Moscaritolo garnered 1,583 votes over incumbent Mayor Margaret Watkins with 1,511. The newcomer to River Edge politics joined the council in December to serve the remaining one-year term following Mary Anne Rush's resignation. A municipal law attorney, he joined the council after spending many years working for the Borough of New Milford as their Municipal Prosecutor, Municipal Court Judge, Borough Attorney, and member of their Board of Education before coming to River Edge. He received a law degree from the University of Bridgeport and his law practice is located in …