Alleged Sexual Assault of 13-Year-Old, Higher Taxes Proposed Are Top Local News
Here is a recap of the top Wayne news this week.
Crime, taxes and education dominated the headlines this week.
A Wayne man, James Perna, 53, was charged with aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child for alleged sexual contact with a 13-year-old boy in 2000, authorities announced this week.
The school portion of the average homeowner’s tax bill could increase $205 if the Board of Education approves the 2013-14 budget as it is currently constructed.
The Board discussed the budget at a special public meeting this week.
The Board of Education selected Rogger Ortiz to fill a vacant spot on the board. Ortiz will serve the rest of former trustee Robyn Kingston's term. Kingston resigned from the board in January and moved to Texas.
A Wayne man was charged with driving while intoxicated in Parsippany recently, the Parsippany Police Department said this week.
The Wayne UNICO chapter recently presented Officer Bob Franco with $1,600.
The Italian-American service organization sold Poinsettia plants last year to raise money for Franco.