Sunday, May 19, 2013
Here is a recap of the top Wayne stories this week.
A 35-year-old Chilean man, who was visiting relatives in Little Falls, was struck and killed by a NJ Transit train. A federal judge dismissed part of a lawsuit a former Wayne Hills football player filed against the township and the Board of Education. Nicole Graff, a senior at Wayne Hills High School, was honored with the prestigious Youth of the Year award. A new set of regulations regarding excessive noise was approved this week. Sgt. Chris Gialanella chased down and tackled an armed drug dealer after he was severely injured after a traffic stop in Newark. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily …
Celebrity chef was a finalist on 'The Next Food Network Star.'
Paul McCullough, a finalist on "The Next Food Network Star" will be signing copies of his latest book, "Roma-therapy" at Wayne Presbyterian Church on Sunday, May 19 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. McCullough appears regularly on cooking segments on morning variety programs across the country.
Other top stories this week include a Newark High School student shot and killed on his way home from school and a man busted on pot-growing charges after he called police to report his wife's death.
A homeless hitchhiker who gained internet fame earlier this year was arrested at a Philadelphia bus station and charged with the murder of a Clark lawyer last Sunday. Englewood police are stepping up their presence at a public senior housing complex after complaints led authorities to arrest two residents on drug and prostitution charges, authorities said. An 18-year-old Newark High School student was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon minutes after leaving school grounds, officials said. A Rockaway Township man was charged with maintaining a drug production facility Tuesday when he called police to his Sanders Road home after finding his wife dead inside, authorities said A Delaware man has been arrested and charged in connection with a…
Five homes come off the market in Wayne last week.
Address List Price Style Rooms Bedrooms Bathrooms Sold Price 54 Claremont Terrace $319,000 Cape Cod 7 3 1 $300,000 96 Baywood Terrace $399,000 Cape Cod 10 4 3 $375,000 1101 Pines Lake Drive West $469,900 Expanded Ranch 8 3 2 $440,000 84 Greenrale Ave. $525,000 Colonial 10 4 3 $470,000 48 Fieldstone Place $579,900 Colonial 12 5 3 $540,000
Vincent Wood graduated from Ramapo on Friday.
Vincent Wood was named to the Dean’s List at Ramapo College for the Fall 2013 semester. Wood graduated from Ramapo on Friday with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in substance abuse counseling. Ramapo students must earn a 3.5 grade point average while taking 12 or more credits during a semester to be named to the Dean’s List. Ramapo College, a liberal arts institution, is located in Mahwah.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Swearing study ranked the most and least courteous states in the country.
Third place? We couldn’t do better than #&@$ing third place? New Jersey residents were beaten out by Ohio and Maryland in a survey ranking individuals most likely to drop swear words on a complete stranger during a phone conversation. On the flip side, analysis by the Marchex Institute found that Washington, Massachusetts and Arizona topped the list of state residents least likely to lose their cool. Marchex examined more than 600,000 calls over a year that were placed by consumers to businesses in 30 different industries. The mobile advertising company also ranked the most courteous states: South Carolina, North Carolina and Maryland. And the least courteous states: Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Indiana. Some other findings from the report…
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site, Small Business Patch (smallbusiness.patch.com), to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the …
Nicole Fabris replaces Laura Russomano.
The Board of Education hired a new principal of Theunis Dey Elementary School. Nicole Fabris was hired at the board’s meeting Thursday. Fabris will earn a pro rated salary of $119,827; her salary will be updated pending the completion of negotiations. She has a master's degree from Montclair State University. Fabris replaces Laura Russomano effective July 25. Wayne Valley Principal Robert Reis will retire after 17 years at the school on Aug. 1. Pamela Longo and Kenneth Kaplan, principals of Pines Lake and Randall Carter elementary schools will also retire in August. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Ryan Mosseau is an education major.
Resident Ryan Mosseau has been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester at Champlain College. Students at Champlain must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or more to be named to the Dean’s List. Mosseau is majoring in early childhood/elementary education. Champlain College is located in Burlington, Vt.
The Irvington native signed a 3-year, $6 million contract with the Jets in March.
Jets running back Mike Goodson was sent to a Morris County jail following his arrest on drug and weapons charges in Denville Friday. Goodson, 25, was the passenger in a GMC Yukon stopped in the left center lane of I-80 West when a tow truck came upon them and called 911 early Friday morning, according to multiple reports. The tow truck driver reportedly was concerned about the intoxicated condition in which he found Goodson and the driver of the Yukon. Goodson was transported to Saint Claire’s Hospital in nearby Boonton and eventually charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun, and possession of a hollow-point bullet, according to ESPN. The driver of the…