Alleged Burglar Nabbed in Playhouse, Chickens Can Stay Top Wayne News
Here is a recap of the top stories of the week on Wayne Patch.
Here is a recap of some of the top stories that ran on Wayne Patch:
Ronald Catti, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was charged with eluding a police officer after authorities from multiple law enforcement agencies chased him through several quite neighborhoods earlier this week.
Catti was charged with burglary after police observed him breaking into a home in Little Falls. He pleaded not guilty in Wayne Municipal Court. He posted bail but remains incarcerated at Passaic County Jail.
Municipal court Judge Lawrence Katz ruled Thursday that Victor Alfieri is not guilty of violating town law by keeping three chickens on his property for personal use.
The ruling marked the end of a three-year struggle Alfieri had with the township regarding the hens.
“I’m just glad it’s over,” Alfieri said.
“The Board of Education approved a $30,000 expenditure Thursday to renew the school district’s contract with Success Communications. The firm will work to further the district’s digital presence, among other tasks.
The Planning Board approved an application for a new Walgreen’s store to be constructed at the former Friendly’s site on Hamburg Turnpike.
Maureen Weir will be the new principal of Wayne Hills High School. Weir is currently a vice principal at Hills. She will earn slightly more than $152,300 annually.
Weir will replace Scot Beckerman. Beckerman resigned form the position earlier this year only three years after taking the job.
Susan Wardell will be the new principal of Ryerson Elementary School. She is currently the assistant principal of George Washington Middle School.