11 hrs ago
Jodi Etra Selected as Fort Lee Teacher of the Year
Long-time Fort Lee High School English/drama teacher Jodi Etra has been named as the teacher of the year for 2012-2013, according to the school district.
11 hrs ago
From the Archives: Memorial Day Memories of Main Street
This evening as I sit at my computer many thoughts go through my head. What should the archives piece center on this weekend? Well, Memorial Day is an obvious choice.
15 hrs ago
The Paramus Post
21st Annual Young Playwrights Festival at Bergen Community College June 6, 2013
Spend an evening with young, talented playwrights whose theatrical endeavors showcase the creative abilities of local students.
Thu May 23, 2013
Fort Lee Suburbanite
Fort Lee veteran shares war memories
Eighty-eight-year-old Sidney Ostrovsky would happily give up an hour or two of his day to tell stories to a perfect stranger.
Fort Lee Suburbanite
Association petitions to teach Fort Lee students about the East Sea
Traditionally, students in Fort Lee have been taught that the body of water that lies between North and South Korea, Japan and Russia is called the "Sea of Japan." If the Korean-American Association of New Jersey were to have its way, however, they would be taught that it is called the "East Sea" as well.
Report: Teaneck Man Charged After Bogota Chase
A 26-year-old Teaneck man was in custody Thursday after he led Bogota police on a chase ending on Interstate 95, according to a NorthJersey.com report.
Cole Middle School Students Win Big in National Letter Writing Contest
Several Fort Lee students have scored high marks in a letter writing contest that had them write messages to their favorite authors.
School Board Seeks Interim Business Administrator
Fort Lee Public School District is actively seeking for an interim business leader that can manage the affairs of the 3,700-student district for nearly a year.
Wed May 22, 2013
School Officials Address 'Sea of Japan' Naming Controversy
Don't expect the textbooks in Fort Lee schools to refer to the body of water between Japan, Korea and China as "The East Sea" anytime soon.
Departures at Academy of Finance Worry Fort Lee School Parents
With two-thirds of the staff set to depart in just over a month , Fort Lee parents are expressing worry that the Academy of Finance could be irreparably damaged.
Mon May 20, 2013
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.