Lukoil Gas Protest, Same-Day Extra Help Top Tri-Boro News
Other top stories include annual 9/11 Candlelight Walk and Bloomingdale BOE support for Avalon Bay PILOT program.
Several Kinnelon Board of Education members made comments about teachers grades 6 through 12 only offering extra help after school on Thursdays. The teachers' union and board are still in the process of negotiating a new contract.
Ameer Krass said he was fed up with the prices his gasoline supplier, Lukoil, was charging him. So, he organized a protest Wednesday involving 57 gas stations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania that charged consumers more than $8 per gallon for 24 hours.
Bloomingdale Board of Education members had few comments on the proposed Payment in Lieu of Taxes program the Borough of Bloomingdale is considering offering to luxury apartment developer Avalon Bay. But Board President Lauren Grecco said the board is supportive if the Bloomingdale Council decides to move forward with the program.
As the Borough of Kinnelon considers creating an impound lot behind the municipal building, some council members expressed their concerns.
Hundreds of tri-boro residents and emergency officials walked from Bloomingdale Borough Hall to Butler Park Tuesday night for a 9/11 memorial ceremony.
The Borough of Butler is considering moving toward online auctions in anticipation of higher revenue from sales of unwanted items.