Olympic Spotlight, Future for Historic Site, Volunteer Honored Tops Teaneck News
A look at the week's top stories in Teaneck.
Olympic fencer Maya Lawrence, a Teaneck-native, will leave the London Olympics with one victory against Italy's Mara Navarria.
Although the No. 24 ranked Lawrence lost Monday in the next round to Italian epee fencer No. 7 Rossella Fiamingo, her victory comes after she overcame serious injuries to reach London. She beat the No. 9 ranked Navarria.
As a veteran Teaneck EMT, Angelae Wilkerson has rushed to the aid of countless patients when seconds count. Her volunteerism, however, reaches far beyond an ambulance, touching the lives of people from all walks of life across the area.
A 21-year-old Teaneck woman is facing assault and weapons charges after she allegedly struck a Bogota woman outside of Regina's Steakhouse early Saturday morning with a glass mug.
Bus commuters on several local routes could face heavy delays because of construction at the Lincoln Tunnel approach, transit officials said Thursday.
Over the years, New Bridge Landing and its historic houses have survived most of the Revolutionary War, the rising of the Hackensack River, and new development in surrounding towns River Edge, Teaneck and New Milford.
And on Wednesday, the historic landmark in Bergen County may have seen the sowing of seeds towards its preservation as the state Department of Environmental Protection representatives and government officials vowed to begin working together and resolving their past issues.
A bridge installed Wednesday will give motorists and pedestrians direct access to the northern end of Overpeck County Park for the first time since the park opened in 2010, the county executive’s office said.