'Suspicious' Male, New Cajun Eatery Top Tri-Boro News
Other top stories include praise for Kinnelon High School and paving of Butler roads.
Kinnelon High School is used to receiving accolades, but administrators said they are particularly proud of the school being named a top high school by NJ Monthly magazine this week. The district has seen positive results from a student achievment campaign that has been underway for the past several years.
Residents in Kinnelon, Butler and Bloomingdale donate less money to charity than the average resident in the state, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. A report by the Chronicle, including data for donations throughout the country, was released this week.
Spicy food enthusiasts will soon not have to leave the tri-boro for dinner as Yankee Doodle Cajun is planning to open in October. The Cajun restaurant is owned by Lou Rom, a Vernon resident who spent more than a decade studying Cajun cuisine in Louisiana.
The Butler Council appropriated an additional $50,000 this week to be used to pave several roads throughout the borough. Paving on Bartholdi Avenue, from the high school to the Mount Calvary Cemetery, is scheduled to begin in the next several weeks.
Kinnelon police are asking residents for any information they have about a heavily-tattooed male they said was last seen in the area of Woodchase Lane Thursday. The male allegedly told a 15-year-old he was missing a dog and gave the boy a false phone number. Later, he allegedly knocked on an interior garage door of a Boonton Avenue residence.