Official OK granted to keep QPHS open

Queen of Peace High School, which had been slated to close at the end of June because of declining enrollment and sagging finances in recent years, will now open for the 2016-2017 academic year, the Most Rev. John J. Myers, archbishop of Newark, announced Thursday, July 21. The Rev. Michael Donovan, pastor of Queen of Peace Parish, which operates the High School, received the good news on the phone from the Archdiocese. Continue Reading

NA has nothing to be ashamed of in Jamboree loss

TENAFLY –  It had the makings of “Hoosiers,” the truest tale of David and Golaith, the littlest of Group I schools taking on the big parochial powerhouse, the upstart newcomer against the defending champion. The North Arlington boys’ basketball team took on Bergen Catholic in the second round of the Bergen County… Continue Reading

‘Clear curbs for snow removal’

NORTH ARLINGTON –  Mayor Joseph Bianchi urged borough residents and property owners not to leave their trash cans and/or discarded furniture at curbside in the aftermath of the weekend snowstorm. The mayor cited borough ordinance Chapter 319-20 which states: “No person shall obstruct any street, avenue, road, highway, alley, sidewalk or… Continue Reading

New library chief already well-known to most patrons

NORTH ARLINGTON –  The North Arlington Public Library Board didn’t have to go far to find a new library director. In fact, Leo Bellino was already at the library on Ridge Road working as the children’s librarian when Kristin Nelson vacated the director’s post last year. Reference librarian Kathryn Landis… Continue Reading