Woman's Death Deemed 'Suspicious,' Fire Damages Indian Road Home are Top News
Here's a look back at some of the top stories on Wayne Patch this week.
A woman’s suspicious death, a house fire, and some budget tweaks were the top news stories of the week in Wayne.
The body of Gail Dews, 56, was found at the bottom of a 92-foot gorge in Pennsylvania on Monday. Dews’s husband reported his wife missing shortly before her body was found. Dews died of multiple blunt force injures. Police were interviewing Wayne and Pennsylvania residents. As of Thursday night, no suspects have been named in the case. Police are calling Dews' death 'suspicious.'
No one was hurt in what authorities are calling an accidental fire at a house on Indian Road Friday morning. A cigarette in a potted plant may have started the blaze, police said.
The average homeowner may see a $190 tax increase rather than a $205 increase after officials made some more cuts to the school district’s 2013-14 school budget.
The Planning Board is being sued for denying an application to subdivide a Pines Lake lot into two smaller properties.
Two Wayne ShopRite employees helped raise $12,000 for the Community Food Bank of New Jersey (CFB).