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Teachers ask Leonia Board of Education for a new contract

Teachers, students and parents confronted the Board of Education at the Jan. 7 meeting, asking the trustees to settle contract negotiations with the Leonia Education Association.

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Leonia man killed in Philadelphia balcony collapse

A 22-year-old Leonia man was killed and two women were injured when a fire escape collapsed at an apartment building in Philadelphia over the weekend, the authorities said Monday.

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Leonia Council welcomes two new members

LEONIA €” The borough swore in new members of the governing body during its reorganization meeting Jan. 6 and bid farewell to Councilman Peter Knott.

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Winter wear drive in Leonia looks to help day laborers

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Leonia appoints new head for DPW

LEONIA €” The borough appointed John Villareal as the new superintendent the Department of Public Works at the Nov. 24 council meeting.

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Leonia fire department, borough enter into mediation after recent oversight ordinance

Attorneys for the borough and Fire Department agreed to enter mediation Thursday following a closed-door court hearing with Bergen County Superior Court Judge Lisa Perez Friscia.

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Leonia Council makes fire department shutdown an officially approved action

The Borough Council has retroactively authorized its Fire Committee’s decision five months ago to shut down the volunteer Fire Department and firehouse following allegations that a 3-year-old boy was molested there by a visiting teenager.

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Leonia police issue sketch of suspect in luring incidents reported by girls

One girl told police the man asked her inappropriate questions. Another girl reported an incident several days later. She told police the man asked her to get into his car.

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Leonia Council honors lifesaving actions

LEONIA €” The Mayor and Council honored first responders and two residents at the Nov. 13 council meeting for their actions in saving a resident who had a heart attack at Overpeck Park on Aug. 27.

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Minichiello sworn in as Leonia's new councilman

LEONIA €” The borough council welcomed Mark Minichiello as its ranks on Nov. 13, replacing former Councilman I.S. Pak.

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