School Bus Ads, Lightning Strike, Tax Break Top Tri-Boro News
Butler dancer eliminated from 'So You Think You Can Dance' and new health store opens.
Green Life Market takes the place of The Art of Healthy Living but continues to bring organic and natural products to the tri-boro. The new store also features a Mediterranean deli.
The Bloomingdale Public Schools Board of Education voted to enact a policy that would allow the district to consider allowing advertisements on school buses as a revenue-generating measure. Half of the money earned would offset fuel costs, with the other half going to the district.
The board of education briefly discussed closing the Samuel R. Donald School and expanding the Martha B. Day School during this week's meeting. But one board member said the merger could be cost prohibitive.
A Bloomingdale home caught on fire Wednesday after lightning struck the home. The home was deemed an "unsafe structure" but no occupants were injured.
Amelia Lowe was eliminated on this week's show as the Top 10 were chosen to go on tour this fall. But before she was cut, the Butler native performed a number known as "The Butt Dance" with partner Will Thomas.
The Bloomingdale Council is considering entering a PILOT program that would give the developer of the luxury rental community Avalon Bay, under construction on Union Avenue, a tax break for 30 years in exchange for payments. But some residents spoke against the program at this week's borough council meeting.
As the Kinnelon Public Library got three new trustees Thursday night, the Kinnelon Council reminded the public to support the library through fundraising efforts.