High School Business Teachers Announce Retirement
Fort Lee High School business teachers Linda Farrell and Nadege Stretz have announced their retirements, according to the school board's May 20 agenda.
Sun May 19, 2013
JK's Dumpling & Teriyaki Opens in Fort Lee
Looking for a solid, cheap meal at lunch time? You're in luck - according to excellent Bergen County food blog Boozy Burbs , there's a new dumpling spot in town.
Chroma Trio to Electrify Fort Lee Library with Beethoven
New York Times lauded classical ensemble "The Chroma Trio" will be returning to Fort Lee in June.
Fri May 17, 2013
Police Chief to Speak at United Homeowners Meeting
Fort Lee Police Chief Keith M. Bendul will be the guest speaker at a United Homeowners of Fort Lee meeting on Thursday, May 30.
Whiteman Street to Receive Makeover
Thanks to a state transit grant, Fort Lee's Whiteman Street is scheduled to receive a major renovation.
'Circle the Arts Festival' Coming to Fort Lee HS
A night of music, dancing, food making and art creation is coming to Fort Lee HS students on Friday, May 31.
Fort Lee PD to Ramp Up 'Click it or Ticket' Crackdowns
Fort Lee police will be aggressively enforcing seatbelt violations over the next few weeks as part of the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign.
Korean Group Petitions Name of 'Sea of Japan' in School Textbooks
A Korean group is asking school officials in Fort Lee, Leonia and Palisades Park to use textbooks that refer to the "Sea of Japan" as "The East Sea," according to a report on northjersey.com. The Korean-American Association of New Jersey has presented 1,500 signatures in favor of the name change to school officials in the three towns, according to ... (more)
'Race the Palisades' Benefits Paramus Diabetes Foundation Sunday
Runners will be lacing up their sneakers for diabetes research for the annual "Run the Palisades" 5K and 10K run/walk. The race, in its fifth year, will start from Cliffside Park High School and make its way through Fort Lee on Sunday, May 19.
Thu May 16, 2013
Korean group petitions schools over textbook
The Korean-American Association of New Jersey is making a push for school districts with large Korean student populations to use textbooks that refer to the Sea of Japan as the East Sea as well.
Editorial: Thank those in blue
Beginning last Thursday, nearly 1,700 law enforcement members from across the country set out on bicycles for a 300-mile trip to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. The ride, known as the Police Unity Tour, honors those who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Paramus Post
'Run the Palisades' Fifth Annual 5K & 10K To Benefit The Diabetes Foundation, Inc. Of Paramus
The fifth annual "Run the Palisades" 5K & 10K Run/Walk and Health Fair will be Sunday, May 19, and hosted by the towns of Fort Lee and Cliffside Park.
Negotiations Begin on New Fort Lee Teacher Contract
If recent agreements in Bergen County represent a trend, unionized Fort Lee Public Schools employees are likely looking at roughly a 2 percent salary increase with additional give-backs in health care costs.
Fort Lee Suburbanite
The Fort Lee resident blazed the trail for other media psychologists
When the Museum of Television & Radio paid tribute to Brothers for her half-century of contributions to television in 2006, museum curator Ron Simon rightly noted: "There's only a handful of people who are known by different generations and ethnic groups.
Tue May 14, 2013
Dr. Joyce Brothers dies; Angelia Jolie's mastectomy
Before Dr. Phil and Dr. Drew and Dr. Oz, there was Joyce Brothers. The popular psychologist pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s, opening the airwaves to discussions of love, marriage and parenting, as well as such taboo subjects as menopause, frigidity, impotence and sexual enjoyment.
Fort Lee Mayor/Council Meeting Canceled
Due to a lack of items on the agenda and scheduling conflicts, the borough has canceled holding its executive session meeting Thursday night.
La Pergola: Northern Italian Ristorante Located in Millburn
The Spring season is an excellent time to explore Millburn and many of its major assets that surely includes La Pergola, a beautifully appointed restaurant on Essex Street.
Mon May 13, 2013
NJTV Segment on School 4 to Air Again
The NJTV Classroom Close-up segment profiling Fort Lee School 4's innovative "Buddy Program" will air two more times.
Advice pioneer Dr. Joyce Brothers has died at home in Fort Lee daughter confirms
Dr. Joyce Brothers started her career as an academic psychologist, brought pragmatic guidance for decades via radio, television and dozens of best-selling books.
What a loss - a pioneer and a wonderful person. My condolences to the family.
Popular television psychologist and columnist Joyce Brothers passed away at her home in Fort Lee, New Jersey on Monday, her family confirmed to NBC News.