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April 11, 2016 by Michael Licata (Register to contact)

Found material for the class of 59, exp. school paper, some pictures other items!

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May 12, 2015 by Richie Cliffside Park Daniele (Register to contact)

Anyone know how to find a girl named Sandy George from Fort Lee. She had a sister named Penny. Lived on Short Street. Class of 1969. Old friend on curious mission after 45 years. Help, thanks.

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Fort Lee Student Named A National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist  Fort Lee, NJ Patch

Fort Lee Student Could Receive Nat'l Scholarship - Fort Lee, NJ - The student is among 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship ...

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Fort Lee alumni mentor college-bound high school students

FORT LEE — As a young immigrant in high school, Nicolas Sepulveda struggled with the "soft skills" of navigating a new culture and learning the complicated ...

Fort Lee Mom Sues District, Claims Teacher Harassed Her Daughter  Fort Lee, NJ Patch

Fort Lee Mom Claims Teacher Harassed Her Daughter - Fort Lee, NJ - Tyrene Gibson claims in her complaint that a chemistry teacher at Fort Lee High School ...

Fort Lee Chemistry Teacher Harassed Student With Sickle Cell Anemia: Lawsuit  Fort Lee Daily Voice

The Fort Lee Board of Education is facing a lawsuit from a student's mom alleging her daughter was harassed by her high school chemistry teacher after ...

Jersey Mikes Subs Opening In Fort Lee Wednesday  Fort Lee, NJ Patch

Jersey Mike's Opening In Fort Lee Wednesday - Fort Lee, NJ - It is the franchise's first Fort Lee location.

His mother is Catholic. His father an Orthodox Jew. So why would he join ISIS?

Sam Topaz wanted to go to music school. Then he decided to join ISIS. His cooperation after his arrest gave him a break on sentencing Tuesday.

Fort Lee Fires School Security Guard Amid Domestic Abuse Allegations  Fort Lee Daily Voice

A Fort Lee school security guard whose teenage son used his gun to take his own life was fired on Monday night, reports.Henry Farrell is ...

Thwarted Undercover Drug Deal Leads To Pursuit, Fort Lee House Search  Fort Lee Daily Voice

FORT LEE, N.J. -- An undercover drug deal turned into a pursuit and a house-by-house search Tuesday afternoon in Fort Lee.Two suspects sped off in a ...

Fort Lee teachers to talk contracts at School Board meeting

Fort Lee teachers will turn out at Monday's meeting and speak to the school board about negotiations that have dragged on for two years.

Is the ‘Heat Day’ the New Snow Day?  The New York Times

With no air conditioning and 90-degree temperatures, schools in the New York region shortened days and canceled activities, in what might become a more ...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens First Fort Lee location

Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its *fresh* sliced/*fresh* grilled subs, opened in Fort Lee on October 10.

Fort Lee High School stars in anti-bullying PSA

FORT LEE — Fort Lee High School and its students are playing a starring role in a new anti-bullying public *service* announcement airing nationwide.

Fort Lee football optimistic about future success

Among the attributes possessed by the Fort Lee High School football program this past season were the contributions of student-athletes at all grade levels and, ...

These teens have a new driving teacher — a simulator

FORT LEE — It's a common scene: A student driver is giving a friend a ride. As her friend talks in the passenger seat, the driver's cellphone receives a text ...

N.J. attorney general sends off Fort Lee Class of 2017

FORT LEE — In January, New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino returned to his alma mater, Fort Lee High School, to educate the school's freshmen ...

Vaudeville Circus Performances Raising Money For Fort Lee HIgh School Senior Class

FORT LEE, N.J. — A circus show featuring vaudeville performers will be held at Fort Lee High School Sunday for a fundraiser for the senior class.

Fort Lee Ranked 97th In New Ranking Of NJs Best School Districts

Fort Lee Schools Rank Among Best In NJ - Fort Lee, NJ -'s annual ranking was based on test scores, college data and ratings and information from ...

At a Glance: 2017 Fort Lee school budget

The Board of Education adopted its $70.1 million budget Monday night with a 3.6 percent climb in property taxes.

Students, Colleagues Honor Beloved Fort Lee Educator  Fort Lee Daily Voice

FORT LEE, N.J. — More than $15200 had been raised as of Tuesday on a GoFundMe for a scholarship fund in memory of late Fort Lee High School teacher ...

Fort Lee High School Names New Football Coach

Fort Lee, NJ - The defensive coordinator from Bogota High School is coming to Fort Lee.

Dozens of School Districts Closing Early Due to Excessive Heat  NBC New York

Dozens of school districts, mainly in New Jersey, are dismissing early Thursday as temperatures are expected to soar into the 90s across the tri-state with heat ...

Englewood Cliffs explores break with Englewood's high school

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS — The borough school district has reached out to three neighboring districts as part of a study to explore the feasibility of severing its ...

Montclair Board of Ed member resigns after earlier residency flap

Montclair Board of Education member Franklin Turner resigns, stating he has bought a home in another town.

NJ Has 103 Of Americas Best High Schools In 2018, US News Says  Toms River, NJ Patch

NJ Has 103 Of America's Best High Schools In 2018 - Toms River, NJ - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

Longtime Fort Lee Soccer Coach Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Fort Lee Soccer Coach Is A Hall Of Famer - Fort Lee, NJ - Bob Ciccone was Bridgemen head coach for 15 years. He was the winningest soccer coach in school ...

High Lead Levels Found In 10 Fort Lee Elementary School Water Fountains

Fort Lee, NJ - District is working on repairing the water fountains and will retest the water from them once repairs are complete.

Fort Lee Teacher Accused Of Stalking Has License Suspended For 3 Years  Fort Lee Daily Voice

FORT LEE, N.J. — A former substitute math teacher in Fort Lee accused of stalking a student had his teaching license suspended by the state for three years.

Fort Lee Hall Of Fame Wrestlers Unite To Revive Junior Program  Fort Lee Daily Voice

FORT LEE, N.J.– Four Fort Lee High School Athletic Hall of Fame wrestlers hope they'll bring their sport back to prominence in the borough with a new youth ...

Fort Lee Rising Collegiate Athlete: I Finally Achieved My Goal  Fort Lee Daily Voice

FORT LEE, N.J – Jared Brusco of Fort Lee has signed on to play soccer at Sacred Heart University in the fall.Jared has been playing soccer since he was 5, said ...

Fort Lee spring break shortened with little notice, angering union, parents, report says

FORT LEE -- The school board drew the ire of hundreds of parents, students and teachers Monday night by adding three days to this year's calendar, the Record ...

Fort Lee High School Basketball Season Comes to End

Last week, Feb. 28, marked the end of the basketball season for both basketball teams, but the two teams' respective seasons were not without highlights or ...

Hertzog, Robinson reappointed to Montclair BOE; Jannah appointed to fill term

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson has reappointed two Montclair BOE members and appointed a new member to replace an outgoing BOE member.

Fort Lee to revisit 'comfort women' memorial

FORT LEE — The Youth Council of Fort Lee, a group of high school activists, has approached the borough with a proposal to install a 5-foot-tall disk-shaped ...

Fort Lee gears up for reconstruction of major bridge

FORT LEE – The state Department of Transportation is working to get the word out about a $4.3 million bridge project that will enter accelerated construction in ...

At Bridgegate trial, Fort Lee mayor tells of wooing by Christie campaign

NEWARK-- For nearly a year, they courted Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich. There were tickets to New York Giants games at the Governor's Box at MetLife ...

Chris Christie plans tell-all. From Bridgegate to Trump, these questions need answers

Gov. Chris Christie is penning a tell-all memoir about his "wild ride" from Trenton to the brief stint at the summit of Trump world and then crashing back down to ...

Editorial: In Fort Lee, they're fighting to erect a monument, not take one down

Fort Lee high school students are spearheading a plan to erect a memorial to "comfort women."

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every High School Ranked  Toms River, NJ Patch

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every HS Ranked - Toms River, NJ - We have the list of each NJ high school's average 2017 scores that were recently ...

18-year-old CEO is going to win Fort Lee school board seat  The Star-Ledger

FORT LEE — Ammad Quaraishi, who graduated from Fort Lee High School just five months ago, on Nov. 4 is almost certain to become the second teenager ...

Fort Lee, N.J./Living In — Close to New York City, But With a Life of Its Own  New York Times

A borough bordering the George Washington Bridge has the suburban feel of a New Jersey town with the ethnic diversity of a New York City neighborhood.

See how every N.J. public high school scored on the SATs

Even if your high school didn't make the list of N.J.'s 50 best SAT scores, there's a chance its results were still pretty good. The state's Class of 2107 posted an ...

Jackson Reappoints 2 Montclair BOE Members: Hertzog, Robinson  Montclair, NJ Patch

Jackson Reappoints 2 Montclair BOE Members - Montclair, NJ - Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson also announced plans for two other future appointments to the ...

Manchester Regional High School in Haledon hires new principal

Manchester Regional High School in Haledon has hired a new principal to take over for Richard Ney, who is retiring at the end of the school year.

Libraries in the lurch: Patrons, book clubs struggle to get what they need to read

While the powers that be scramble to fix statewide delivery issues that have left at least 100,000 library books in limbo, there are some book lovers in North ...

Health benefits: How much is your local elected officials' health insurance costing you?

Nobody needs to tell Central Jersey residents how expensive health insurance has become. Premiums are caught in a slow upward spiral and, because ...

Top 221 NJ Schools That Send Students To Elite Universities  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 221 NJ Schools That Send Students To Elite - Point Pleasant, NJ - A new website ranks high schools based on how many students they send to Harvard, ...

These Bergen High Schools Are Ranked Among The Best In The U.S.  Wyckoff, NJ Patch

Several Bergen County High Schools were ranked among the best in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. Bergen County Academies and Bergen ...

Turned in by mother, 21-year-old pleads guilty to ISIS charges

Samuel Topaz of Fort Lee admitted he had conspired to travel overseas with his friends, with the intent to join the Islamic State, pleading guilty to one count of ...

Fort Lee Board of Education appoints new member

Anthony Papavasiliou was appointed by the Fort Lee school board to fill a vacancy until the end of the year.

Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson Announces Decision on BOE Members  Baristanet

The terms of two Montclair Board of Education members — Eve Robinson and Laura Hertzog — were up this month and Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson could ...

Weapons Found In These 578 NJ Schools During 2016-17 Year  Middletown, NJ Patch

NJ Schools With Weapons - Middletown, NJ - NJ compiled a list of schools where weapons were found during 2016-17. They include knives, pepper spray and, ...

New Jerseys 1,000 Highest-Paid Teachers In 2017

New Jersey's 1000 Highest-Paid Teachers - Toms River, NJ - Here are the 1000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Bergen Symphony Orchestra Opens Sixth Season In Fort Lee  Fort Lee Daily Voice

FORT LEE, N. J. -- Two guest soloists from the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra will help the Bergen Symphony Orchestra open its sixth season of classical music ...

Two Bergen County students named Presidential Scholars

Tenafly's Benjamin Wenzelberg and Fort Lee's Gavin Lifrieri named Presidential Scholars.

Men's College Soccer Notebook: Princeton faces Cornell with lead in Ivy League  The Trentonian

When teams continue to win, they go from one “biggest game of the year” to the next. The Princeton University men's soccer side is experiencing that excitement ...

Montclair High School: Four Compromised Staircases To Get Rebuilt, Two At A Time  Baristanet

Plans for rebuilding Montclair High School's four compromised staircases dominated Montclair's BOE meeting last night, with an architect detailing a plan to ...

A 16-year-old takes the new PARCC exam. Here's her disturbing report.  Washington Post

Marina Ford is a high-achieving sophomore attending Pinelands Regional High School in Tuckerton, N.J. All of her classes are either honors or Advanced ...

N.J. Amber Alert Update: Dad, A Murder Suspect, Arrested At Crash Site; 6-Year-Old Found

BREAKING: N.J. Amber Alert For 6-year-old... - Fort Lee, NJ - The father who abducted the child, 6, after allegedly killing her mother has been arrested.

At least 3 New Jersey schools being investigated for bomb threats | WPIX 11 New York  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

NEW JERSEY — Bomb threats were leveled against at least seven New Jersey high schools Wednesday in yet another instance of hoaxes that have disrupted ...

SAT Scores For All N.J. High Schools Released: How Did Yours Do?

SAT Scores For All N.J. High Schools - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are lists of the best and worst performances by New Jersey school districts on the state's annual ...

Following Non-Residency Petition, Franklin Turner Resigns From Montclair Board of Education  Baristanet

BOE member Franklin Turner resigned Friday from the Montclair Board of Education. Turner had been named in a non-residency complaint.

ISIS-supporter from N.J. pleads guilty to terror charges

NEWARK--A second man tied to a close circle of friends who were arrested on charges of secretly planning to join ISIS pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court ...

Fort Lee Teen Signs English Pro Soccer Contract

Fort Lee, NJ - Goalkeeper Aleks Gogic signed a two-year deal with the Premier League's Reading Football Club, paving the way for a professional debut in ...

Fort Lee Commemorates 9/11 Anniversary, Dedicates Monument

Hundreds of Fort Lee residents, officials from local government and emergency *service* agencies and other dignitaries gathered at Sunday for Fort Lee's 9/11 ...

'The public has to be protected' says judge in sentencing ex-ISIS supporter

NEWARK -- A federal judge was unswayed by one-time ISIS supporter Alaa Saadeh's statement that he now rejects the ideology of the terrorist organization and ...

How would N.J. schools handle a L.A.-like bomb threat?

New Jersery's public schools received nearly 800 bomb threats over the last decade, according to state statistics.

247 Top New Jersey High Schools In 2017-18

247 Top New Jersey High Schools - Point Pleasant, NJ - Where are New Jersey's best high schools? A new ranking reveals.

Jersey Jihad: Inside the ISIS case that ensnared 5 friends

NEWARK --They appeared to be a tight circle of friends. There was Nader Saadeh, a 20-year-old New Jersey man who federal prosecutors say began trolling ...

30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse In New 2018 Report  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse - Point Pleasant, NJ - Each year, the list of NJ communities — large, small, urban and suburban — with the most ...

Lady Bridgemen Soccer Team Gets Defensive

Fort Lee, NJ - Season Preview: The Fort Lee High School varsity girls soccer team looks to return to pre-2010 form with a strong focus on defense this year.

Ground Broken For New Mausoleum at Madonna Cemetery

Fort Lee, NJ - The new Mausoleum is expected to be completed in two years.

Two Fort Lee Girls Travel Teams Bring Home Championship Trophies

Fort Lee, NJ - The sixth and seventh grade travel teams faced top-seeded championship foes in Mahwah—and won.

Fort Lees March Madness Starts Today Too

As college basketball players take to the floor for the beginning of the NCAA Tournament, Fort Lee's own version of March Madness tips off tonight as well.

From the Archives: The Real Jersey Shore

Fort Lee, NJ - A weekly look at historical images and their significance from the archives of the Fort Lee Film Commission and the Fort Lee Historical Society.

Police Step Up Patrols At Bergen County Schools Following Bomb Threats  CBS Local

HACKENSACK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Bergen County police have beefed up patrols at schools after several bomb threats. As CBS2's Andrea Grymes reported, ...

U.S. News Ranks Top High Schools In New Jersey, Nation

Morristown, NJ - U.S. News and World report has released its rankings of the top high schools in New Jersey and in nation. Did your school make the list?

Coytesville Park Kiddie Pool, Reunions, New Restaurant and More

Tony Lione, Supervisor of the Fort Lee Parks Department, confirmed Tuesday that the Coytesville Park kiddie pool is no more. Lione explained that for many ...

Chris Christie's career was a squandered opportunity for a natural politician

In a career marked by bold and brazen behavior, Gov. Chris Christie's re-election speech at the Asbury Park Convention Hall in November 2013 may have set a ...

Mayor Jackson Reappoints Hertzog and Robinson to School Board and Announces Two New Board Members

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair Mayor Robert Jackson has reappointed two familiar faces to the Montclair Board of Education and announced new appointees for ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood H.S. Marching Band wins USBands National Championship  Suburban News

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Marching Band capped an undefeated competition season on Nov. 8, by sweeping the awards in Group 6A at the US ...

Threats Phoned in to 5 New Jersey High Schools Force Evacuations, Link to Boston School Threats Probed: Sources  NBC New York

Bomb threats were called into five different schools in five different New Jersey towns within a 20-minute period Wednesday afternoon, and authorities are ...

Ten years in prison for man who conspired to help ISIS  Asbury Park Press

NEWARK — From Bergen County to Jordan to jail — a New Jersey man accused of traveling to the Middle East to help the Islamic State will spend 10 years in a ...

Third Fatal Fall From Palisades This Summer Raises Safety Concerns  New York Times

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — A fatal fall from the Palisades here over the weekend, the third this summer, has raised concerns about safety along the steep ...

Cresskill High School suspends 45 students after N.J. school funding protest  The Star-Ledger -

Walkout is part of statewide response, organized on Facebook page, to education finance changes.

Lyndhurst wrestler Daub experiences mixed emotions  The Observer Online

Lyndhurst/North Arlington junior Matt Daub had to endure them all in a span of one fateful week last week. The 120-pound Daub first attained a slice of ...

Chris Christie's legacy: His accomplishments, failures and challenges

Early in his career, Gov. Chris Christie quickly assembled résumé of success, a brash brand that no one else had and nearly imperial powers at his disposal.

A year after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans settle into new lives in New Jersey

Three weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through her second-floor apartment in Puerto Rico, tearing the the roof off the building and leaving only her bedroom ...

Thousands Of N.J.s Most Toxic Sites

Thousands Of N.J.'s Most Toxic Sites - Point Pleasant, NJ - New Jersey provides a list of thousands of the state's most toxic sites, some of which may be in your ...

New Jerseys 500 Highest-Paid Teachers

Long Valley, NJ - Here are the 500 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club that earns $100K-plus a year. Below is the list and their districts.

PARCC Math Results: 389 N.J. High Schools, From Best To Worst

Hoboken, NJ - You may be surprised to see the newly released PARCC Math test results. We have the list of high schools, from best to worst.

Chris Christie leaves a complicated record

Chris Christie pulled off a string of improbable successes in his first two years, but there were also many missed opportunities.

U.S. Presidential Scholars: 161 Students Win Prestigious Award

U.S. Presidential Scholars: 161 Students Win Award - White House, US - The winners were chosen out of a group of 5100.

Prom season causes heightened stress among N.J. gay teens  The Star-Ledger -

When Anthony De Salis and his boyfriend, Robert Gittle, recently attended Gittle's senior prom together at Cape May County Technical High School, something ...

How Kim Kardashian's pal Jonathan Cheban went from '80s High School geek to the most famous BFF on the planet  Daily Mail

For a pair both obsessed with image and 'selfies', this is the first fascinating glimpse of Kim Kardashian's best friend Jonathan Cheban as a *fresh*-faced high ...

N.J. Teacher Attendance Rates, School-By-School

N.J. Teacher Attendance Rates, School-By-School - Barnegat-Manahawkin, NJ - The annual "School Performance Reports" are out. Patch has a list of schools ...

Will 'massive' sweep make a dent in Newark's drug trade?

NEWARK -- The takedown of a Newark set of the Bloods gang last week - the culmination of a 10-month, multi-agency investigation - could help knock down a ...

Leanne Bellar, Seth GordonLeanne Bellar, Seth Gordon  New York Times

The bride is a strategic services manager for Extole, a marketing firm; the groom is a director with Wells Fargo's markets division.

Injured Hillsdale Powerlifting Coach Practices Patience  Pascack Valley Daily Voice

PARK RIDGE, N.J. — Powerlifting coach Chris Della Fave of Park Ridge is no stranger to the sidelines.Sure, being on the platform is fun for Della Fave, who ...

Police: Mahwah couple killed in murder-suicide showed no signs of distress

The couple's daughters told police their father had been plagued by medical issues, though they were not psychological in nature.

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