Student Arrested on Heroin Charges, Child Hired as Police Chief for a Day in Top Local News

Other top stories include the passage of the $45M municipal budget, a plan to hire more school administrators in Ridgewood, and a new program to identify and treat at-risk students.

Glen Rock High School Student Charged With Heroin Distribution

Eighteen-year-old Tristan Rodas was arrested at the school on Tuesday.

Child Battling Rare Form of Cancer Named Ridgewood Police Chief

Ridgewood's Michael Feeney was one of 28 kids suffering from a chronic illness named police chief for a day as part of a Bergen County law enforcement program.

Approved 2013 Village Municipal Budget Features No Tax Increase

The $45.3 million budget passed 4-1 Wednesday night.

District expected to bring two therapists from Sage Day School to provide early intervention therapy, identify at-risk students. The program could save significant money, officials said.

Ridgewood School Board Expected to Hire More Administrators

Ridgewood superintendent requesting a total of seven new administrators to refill positions lost during cuts in recent years.

Proposed GR Graduation Seating Change Quashed

Traditional arrangement where parents are seated on the field will remain, Superintendent Paula Valenti said.

Salary guide item in 2014-2015 school year has held up ratification of a contract, sending both parties to mediation with a state board. The board and union have reached an agreement; it could be ratifies as early as June 24.

State Grant Could Eat Big Portion of RHS Library Renovation Costs

Up to 40 percent of costs for the renovation are expected to be paid for by a state grant. However, ground won't break on the RHS Learning Commons project until the 2013-2014 school year.

Jeanette L June 16, 2013 at 09:21 PM
No one seems to notice that he had all his money and how could his parents have not known that? I could understand not knowing he was taking them right away, it takes a while for it to become obvious that your child is on serious drugs, however, they didn't notice he had all this money? Did they even question him about it? That's something I'd like to know.


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