Week in Review: Teaneck Man Gets Prison in $2.5M Scam, Charter School Seeks Approval
A review of the week's top stories in Teaneck.
A Hebrew immersion charter school initially slated to open last year in Englewood is seeking approval to open at an industrial complex on Galway Place in Teaneck, according to a zoning board agenda.
A 33-year-old Moshe Butler, of Teaneck, was sentenced to more than five years in prison for scamming a New York City bank and two individuals out of more than $200,000 while free on bail for a separate multi-million dollar swindle, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman said in a statement.
The Township Council will explore locations for bus shelters in town after a resident raised concerns about the location of one shelter on a section of Cedar Lane.
Following a weeklong investigation into the June 6 Hudson City Savings Bank robbery, River Edge Police arrested Darrel Johnson, 29, of Englewood late Wednesday at a Hackensack apartment. Johnson, who has been charged with one count of robbery, was remanded to the Bergen County Jail in lieu of $200,000 bail.
Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg and Senate President Steve Sweeney renewed their call Thursday for a set of reforms to the state’s open government laws, including a measure preventing officials from texting during public meetings and requiring agencies to put more information online.
New Milford Police charged Harry Wiltshire, 39, of Teaneck, on Tuesday with exposing himself twice in one week to the same woman in the laundry room of the Brookchester Apartment complex in March, according to Detective Lt. Frank Ramaci.