Sunday, November 18, 2012
Here is a recap of the top stories on Wayne Patch this week.
Here is a recap of some of the top stories that were published this week on Wayne Patch. Wayne police Officer Bob Franco is walking again after suffering a severe spinal cord injury. A tree fell on the patrol vehicle he was in at Fire Co. 5 during Hurricane Sandy, pinning him inside for more than an hour. Mayor Chris Vergano wrote a town letter to residents this week regarding officials' intent to have the state Board of Public Utilities revoke Jersey Central Power & Light's license to sell power to Wayne residents. A dedicated group of Wayne Hills High School students sorted through thousands of pounds of donated food. The food will be given to Hurricane Sandy victims this week for Thanksgiving. More than 300 North Jersey workers will …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Young and old head out to cast their vote.
The polls are open for less than an hour and people appear to be voting at a descent pace. Residents said they were merely exercising their right. Moms brought their children. Some residents were voting for the first time. But whether they were voting for the first or the 10th time, they all spoke of voting that shouldn’t be taken for granted. Each polling place has seen activity throughout the day as people have helped decide whom the next president of the United States and Wayne Board of Education trustees will be. “I think it is an important thing that everyone should do,” said Lee Huang. “Some people don’t have the right to vote but we do in this country.” Residents have the opportunity to vote for up to three board of education …
Friday, July 20, 2012
All three teams in the new "elite-level program" won competitions
Friday, July 20, 2012
The information below was submitted by the Wyckoff YMCA: In its first season of competition, Tribe Lacrosse, an elite summer lacrosse club founded by long-time Wyckoff coaches Jeff Eischen and Sal Sassano won a championship in each of their three grade levels. The 5th Grade Boys team led off with a championship win at the Sweet Laxin’ Tournament in Bridgewater and both the 6th and 7th/8th Grade teams took home the championship at the Jersey Shoot Out in Metuchen which attracts many of the East Coast’s elite level teams including top teams from Long Island, Maryland and Massachusetts. “We set out to develop an elite level program that would build upon the strong foundation established by both the Wyckoff and Franklin Lakes Recreation …
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Here's what you might have missed this week.
Repair work continues at the Packanack Golf Club months after Hurricane Irene severely flooded the facility last year. A group of students at Wayne Valley High School wants their peers to take car safety seriously. The group has entered the U Got Brains competition. It is the second consecutive year students from the school have entered the campaign. Students from throughout the district took to the stage this week and showed their artistic and musical abilities in the annual Wayne Evening with the Arts. Wayne Hills Football Coach Chris Olsen has put his family’s house up for sale as he faces a July deadline to decide to whether to remain the team’s coach or the school’s athletic director. District officials have narrowed the number of …