Lots went on in J-Town last week. We had a new superintendent, a murder sentencing and a couple of pretty good girls’ basketball games. Don’t worry if you missed anything. We have all the details right here in our week in review.
Ronnie Fedo Sentenced: on Friday, Ronnie Fedo was sentenced to 25 years for the death of Nisan Ambaroglu, the owner of the Getty Mart on Route 15. The incident happened on June 25.
Kraemer Named Superintendent: Joseph Kraemer was appointed superintendent of schools on Thursday. He is currently the assistant superintendent, and will take over the position on April 1, when current superintendent Dr. Kathaleen Fuchs retires.
Girls’ Basketball: The Lady Falcons won both the quarter-final game over Bergenfield and semi-final game over Old Tappan in the NJSIAA North Section 1 Group 3 state tournament this week. The girls will take on Teaneck on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the high school for the state sectional title.
Portofino Wins: Portofino Restaurant came out on top in our Readers’ Choice award for Italian restaurants in Jefferson. Little Nicki’s came in second in the voting.
Preschool Inclusion Program: This program is accepting applications until March 31. Check for the details here.
What Do You Want Wednesday: Readers chimed in on what they thought should go into the vacant space next to Vinny & Sons Pizzeria and Restaurant on Espanong Rd.
Lake Hopatcong Could Get $400K: A bill that would give the Lake Hopatcong Commission $400,000 to fund preservation and cleanup of Lake Hopatcong was approved by the Senate Environment and Energy committee on Monday.