Week in Review: Two Fires, THS Graduation, Charges for FDU Professor

A review of the week's top stories.

FDU Puts Accused Professor David Flory on Leave

The professor accused of has been placed on a leave of absence, a University spokeswoman said Friday.

Emergency Crews Respond to Back-to-Back Two Alarm Fires

Two separate fires about an hour apart kept township first responders busy Thursday afternoon.

The first fire, called in at 4:20 p.m. at a house on Sherman Avenue, was contained to a garage, fire officials said. Firefighters had to force their way into the garage to extinguish the flames, and used a thermal imaging camera to check for any extension the home. Teaneck’s Tower Ladder #1 was on the scene just two minutes after the 911 call came in.

THS Class of 2011 Leaves Behind Their 'Castle'

Mother Nature held onto her rain and left the thunderous clapping to the hundreds of family and friends who gathered Thursday evening for Class of 2011 graduation.

Juneteenth Celebrated at Overpeck Park

The “Juneteenth” event celebrated freedom, unity, and the history of African Americans. A host of local and county officials turned out to show their support, and speak about the importance of the event. In addition to the celebration, organizers said they were working to raise money to build a monument honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on Fairleigh Dickinson University's campus in Teaneck.

Man Charged With Luring in Teaneck Tried to Lure Girl in Hackensack

The man  last month is now charged in another attempted luring of a young girl in Hackensack, city police said.


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