Teacher Negotiations, Officers Honored, Track Renovations Top Tri-Boro News
Flood mitigation initiative and POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony also make headlines this week.
As negotiations for a new Kinnelon Education Association (KEA) contract continue with the Kinnelon Board of Education, the KEA union representative said teachers have remained committed to their jobs and their community throughout the process.
Several Kinnelon police officers were honored at Thursday's council meeting for their work during arrests dating back to 2007.
The Borough of Butler is considering joining in a Montville Township initiative that seeks to assist with flood mitigation. But borough representatives expressed some hesitation during last week's council meeting.
Two residents were honored, along with several Kinnelon police officers this week, for their assistance with a medical emergency of an elderly man in July. The residents helped administer CPR after the man appeared to be suffering from an apparent heart attack.
Work is continuing on renovations to the high school track, while installation of turf on the high school football field is also still under consideration.
Butler veterans gathered to pay homage to prisoners of war and those missing in action during a special ceremony Friday night.