Alleged Robbery Plot, New Fields, Dog Park in Top Teaneck News

A look back at the week's top stories in Teaneck

Upgrades Planned for Votee Park Fields

New artificial turf playing fields at Votee Park touted as the "premier" football and soccer space in the area could be ready by mid-fall, officials said this week. 

Detectives Foil Alleged Robbery Plot

Authorities have charged an Englewood man in a plot to rob a local liquor store distributor after the merchant told Teaneck police he was being followed by would-be bandits, the prosecutor's office said Monday. 

Dog Park Work Nearing Completion

Teaneck's long-discussed dog park is on track to open by the end of January, a town official said Tuesday. 

The schedule could change based on any weather-related delays, Township Manager William Broughton told the town council. Crews have been working to convert an unused above-ground pool at Phelps Park into an off-leash dog run. 

Former Highwayman Commits to Kansas State

Neville Fincher, Teaneck's former power forward, has made a verbal commitment to join Kansas State's basketball team, according to kansascity.com. 

Fincher now plays at Virginia-based Hargrave Military Academy. He was also recruited by Seton Hall, Duquesne, Western Kentucky, Houston and Marshall, the report said. 

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