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Lyndhurst BOE decision not to renew guidance counselor's contract appealed

The NJEA is appealing the Lyndhurst school board's decision not to retain high school guidance counselor Jaime Truncellito.

How did Lyndhurst schools rack up $5M deficit? Auditor report coming

A private auditing firm is expected to release findings on Monday that may explain the shortfall. Bookkeeping irregularities appear to be involved.

Lyndhurst Board of Education seeks resident to replace arrested member-elect

The local school board is soliciting residents for applications to take a seat left vacant by the arrest of member-elect Vincent Tunnero.

Lyndhurst schools' deficit reaches $5M in less than a year

LYNDHURST — A deficit that has dogged school officials since it was first revealed in December continues to widen, with the latest tally nearly five times higher ...

Lyndhurst school deficit is $4.5M, says auditor, and $150 is missing from lock box

LYNDHURST — Failure to approve contracts, commingling funds, unsigned work orders and $150 gone missing overnight from an office lock box are among the ...

'Silicon Valley' star shoots Apple TV series in Lyndhurst on immigrant experience stories

The project has been described as an anthology series based on true stories of the immigrant experience, originally published in Epic Magazine.

Former Lyndhurst teacher, Bergen native remembered after death in Tennessee plane crash

Lynda Vartan-Marinello taught at Lyndhurst High School and lived in North Arlington and East Rutherford.

Football: South triumphs in shortened battle over North in Bergen All-Star Game

LYNDHURST – The refs said it was over. But the football careers of Abdellany 'Johnny' Mendez of Rutherford and Nadame Tucker of Teaneck are moving on to ...

Police: Threats made by student against Lyndhurst High School are unfounded

Police determined a pair of threats against Lyndhurst High School originating from the same student to be unfounded, police reported on Tuesday.

Piotr Partyla a 'Bear' of a player for Lyndhurst football

LYNDHURST – Piotr Partyla is a “Golden Bear” and a Lyndhurst Golden Bear. Tangles of blond curls adorn his head, so that takes care of the 'golden' part.

Security Worries At Lyndhurst High School After Student From Elsewhere Prompts Lockdown  CBS Local

LYNDHURST, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Lyndhurst High School in Bergen County, New Jersey was locked down this week, after a trespasser made inside the ...

Rosters announced for 2019 Bergen County Football All-Star Game

For some of the best football players in Bergen County, this will be their final ride. The 2019 Bergen County Football All-Star Game will take place Friday, June ...

Weaver comes home again to lead Lyndhurst wrestling  The Observer Online

There was a famous writer named Thomas Wolfe who once wrote a book entitled, “You Can't Go Home Again.” Well, that certainly doesn't apply to Scot Weaver.

Lyndhurst must reimburse the state $301,000 after Dept. of Education review

Lyndhurst Board of Education announced the district was investigated by the state over its 2014-2015 finances and needs to pay back $301224.

Nothing to be ashamed about in Lyndhurst's loss  The Observer Online

Rich Tuero was trying to wrap his head around the fact that his Lyndhurst High School football team had lost once again to rival Rutherford in the NJSIAA state ...

Rosters set for Bergen County Football All-Star Game

The 2019 Bergen County Football All-Star Game will be held at 7 p.m. on June 14 at Lyndhurst High School. Here are the rosters for the game: ...

Lyndhurst hockey co-op enjoying an amazing season  The Observer Online

Eight years ago, a group of interested hockey players from Lyndhurst got together and wondered whether they could actually field an ice hockey team. But it was ...

Lyndhurst school board votes not to appoint key supervisors

The Lyndhurst Board of Education voted not to appoint key supervisors and other personnel recommended by the outgoing superintendent.

Former Lyndhurst High School worker has substitute teaching credentials revoked

A former Lyndhurst High School substitute had his substitute teaching credentials revoked after he pleaded guilty to a number of charges, including viewing child ...

Body Of Former Lyndhurst HS Teacher Recovered In Tennessee Plane Crash  Daily Voice

The body of a former Lyndhurst High School teacher was among two recovered in a small plane crash in Tennessee.Lynda Vartan Marinello, formerly of East ...

'The heart of a Bear' Donovan leaves legacy in Lyndhurst  The Observer Online

LYNDHURST – He never played a down of football, nor was on the field for an inning of baseball. He only bowled a few games, but was a key member of the ...

Lyndhurst hires oversight firm for junior high project, seeks bids for elementary schools

The school district and township are one step closer to breaking ground on a $53 million junior high at Matera Field.

Administrators make concessions as Lyndhurst district addresses $1.1 million deficit

Administrators have volunteered to forgo merit pay and some reimbursements as the Lyndhurst school district contends with a $1.1 million deficit.

Lyndhurst's Downey enjoys early season explosion  The Observer Online

Angela Downey always dreamed of the day when she would become the main scoring cog on the Lyndhurst High School girls' basketball team. “Because I am a ...

Everything you need to know about the Bergen County Football All-Star Game

A look at the details of the Bergen County Football All-Star game Friday at 7 p.m. at Lyndhurst High School.

Lyndhurst hires architect for school construction

Wayne-based DiCara Rubino Architects has been chosen to design and construct the $53 million Lyndhurst Junior High School at Matera Field and complete ...

Lyndhurst girls' soccer enjoying solid 6-0 start  The Observer Online

Kim Hykey has enjoyed some strong starts in her nine seasons as the head coach of the Lyndhurst High School girls' soccer program, but never anything like ...

Lyndhurst 2018-19 school budget contains reduction in force, deficit payments

The Lyndhurst school district is planning a reduction in force in its 2017-2018 budget to contend with a nearly $1.4 million deficit.

Here's A Christmas Poll For You: Everyone Loves Lyndhurst's Santa Sarnoski  Lyndhurst Daily Voice

Ask any of the countless adults and children who've met him: You won't find a kinder, more giving -- and beloved -- Santa Claus than Joe Sarnoski of Lyndhurst.

Lyndhurst will move forward with school construction

LYNDHURST — The Board of Commissioners has rescinded a 2016 shared-services agreement but approved a new agreement to build a $53 million junior ...

Lyndhurst to start over on planned junior high school

The Board of Commissioners will rescind and readopt the plan on Aug. 8 after mistakes were made the first time.

Lyndhurst raises more than $16,000 in memory of assistant soccer coach Fausto Arcentales

Fausto Arcentales, a volunteer assistant with the Golden Bears, passed away on Sept. 8.

Lyndhurst Police: Report Of Teen Gunman At High School False  Lyndhurst Daily Voice

LYNDHURST, N.J. -- Reports of a teenager entering Lyndhurst High School with a gun Tuesday afternoon were unfounded, police told Daily Voice.A sophomore ...

TRAIN TO THE FUTURE  The Observer Online

In the not too distant future, the Stuyvesant Avenue NJ Transit Train Station in Lyndhurst is going to look a lot different — and nicer — thanks to the hard work of ...

Lyndhurst football 2018: In Partyla we trust  The Observer Online

The Lyndhurst High School football team posted a 5-4 record a year ago, earning a berth in the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2, Group II state playoffs, falling in ...

Lyndhurst pulls middle school vote from agenda

LYNDHURST — A vote on a new shared-services agreement with the board of education for a $73 million school-wide improvement plan, including the ...

Popular Lyndhurst High teacher dies unexpectedly

The Lyndhurst High School community faced a somber day Thursday as news broke early that Brian Fuschetto, a teacher in the school's business and ...

Superintendent leaving in June as Lyndhurst addresses $1.1 million deficit

LYNDHURST — The schools superintendent has announced she will resign in June. The news comes nearly two months after the district reported a $1.1 million ...

Lyndhurst mourns passing of soccer coach Arcentales  The Observer Online

Evelyn Arcentales was asked how she would best remember her husband, Fausto. “He was always a happy person,” Evelyn Arcentales said of her husband, ...

Lyndhurst boys' soccer: Moving on after graduation  The Observer Online

The Lyndhurst High School boys' soccer team posted a 10-9-1 record last year. “We could have won 13 or 14 times,” said fourth-year head coach Denis Jelcic.

Lyndhurst, Rutherford baseball teams have growing pains

Both area American Legion baseball teams took the 2019 summer season as a growing time for what they hope will be a big 2020. The Lyndhurst and ...

Referendum on Lyndhurst school renovation, expansion passes

Voters approved $19.8 million referendum to renovate and expand the Lyndhurst High School and five elementary schools.

US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

PHOTOS: New Milford rolls past Lyndhurst

Brian Mackey pitched a two-hitter and allowed one run while striking out eight and walking four to lead New Milford to a 10-1 victory against Lyndhurst in ...

Bergen County students hold vigil to remember Parkland victims one year after shooting

Young Bergen County members of March for Our Lives and Students Demand Action held a vigil for Parkland shooting victims.

Lyndhurst High School football coach arrested, charged with sexual assault of underage student  The Star-Ledger -

A physical education teacher and head football coach of Lyndhurst High School was arrested and charged Wednesday with having a sexual relationship with a ...

Lyndhurst Teacher Who Shared Sexual Images With Minors Has Creds Revoked  Lyndhurst Daily Voice

LYNDHURST, N.J. -- A former educator and coach at Lyndhurst High School who exchanged sexually explicit photos and videos with underage girls had his ...

NJ football: Local players nominated for Heart of Giant Award  Asbury Park Press

Football players Joe Ciempola of Somerville and James Snyder of Gov. Livingston are nominated for the Heart of a Giant Award.

NJ Italian speakers are declining. This group is rewarding students who learn the language

As the number of Italian speakers in New Jersey drops, a Bergen County group looks to honor students who excel in Italian studies.

Tight race in Lyndhurst school board election

James Vuono, Joseph Abruscato and Erin Keefe will be going the Lyndhurst Board of Education, according to preliminary results from Tuesday's election.

Lyndhurst eliminates graduation gowns by gender with one unifying color

Aiming for a more unified Class of 2018, Lyndhurst High School seniors will receive their diplomas in new unisex gowns.

Drew Student Teachers Honored  Drew Today

August 2018 – Once again, Drew University graduate students are distinguishing themselves in teaching. Enlarge. Smiling face of Heather Pollak Heather ...

Lyndhurst High School gets a surprisingly easy victory over Queen of Peace  Swish Appeal

Those in the college coaching business know and can tell you countless tales of the unexpected happening. Those who enter and direct a high school huddle ...

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.

Lyndhurst girls' hoops: Working on improving  The Observer Online

That total is leaps and bounds better than what it was when John Cousins took over as head coach five years ago. Now, as he enters his fifth season with the ...

Lyndhurst boys' soccer: Continuing the ascent  The Observer Online

Ever since Denis Jelcic took over the Lyndhurst boys' soccer program four years ago, there has been a continual climb toward respectability. Last year, the ...

Girl In League Of Her Own Strives To Become Pro Baseball Player  CBS New York

LYNDHURST, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Now 14 years old, Alexia Jorge has been playing baseball alongside her older brother since she was three years old.

Lyndhurst's Guerriero earns Observer Male Athlete of Year; Three-sport superstar leaves legacy of greatness; second Golden Bear to receive honor  The Observer Online

Petey Guerriero had just completed his sophomore year at St. Mary's of Rutherford, but the Lyndhurst teenager was not happy. “I really didn't feel comfortable ...

Football: Observations from Bergen County All Star Game

The North dominates again at the Bergen County All Star Game.

Girls soccer: Lyndhurst becoming pipeline for Felician University

Pardon if this is old hat, but a Lyndhurst High School girls soccer player will be playing on the next stage at Felician University in nearby Rutherford.

Lyndhurst track: Nothing short of a dynasty  The Observer Online

It's hard not to describe what the Lyndhurst High School track and field has accomplished other than using one word. Dynasty. And it has nothing to do with Joan ...

Lyndhurst freshman Jorge doesn't mind being one of the boys; Gets invite to participate in Team USA camp in Florida  The Observer Online

LYNDHURST — Alexia Jorge has been playing baseball for as long as she can remember. “Probably since I was about three years old,” said the Lyndhurst ...

Cardenas wins state and national wrestling titles, Kearny-Harrison soccer battles top Observer Top 10 Sports Stories for 2018  The Observer Online

There were a ton of newsworthy stories that captured the attention of The Observer readers for the calendar year of 2018. There were triumphs and tragedies.

Lyndhurst Baseball's First Female Athlete Is Among Best In USA  Lyndhurst Daily Voice

Alexia Jorge isn't just the first-ever female athlete on the Lyndhurst Baseball Team.She's one of the best. Not just on the team -- in the country.That's likely the ...

Lyndhurst's Rodriguez breaks school scoring record with 51; McClelland returns for Kearny; wrestlers advance  The Observer Online

Lyndhurst sophomore John Rodriguez scored 51 points in a 71-50 win over Harrison last Thursday night, breaking the long-standing single game scoring record ...

Lyndhurst wrestler Daub experiences mixed emotions  The Observer Online

Lyndhurst/North Arlington junior Matt Daub had to endure them all in a span of one fateful week last week. The 120-pound Daub first attained a slice of ...

Secaucus 56, Lyndhurst 34: High school stat breakdown and reflections  Swish Appeal

The statistics and some general reflections from Lyndhurst High School's game against Secaucus High School.

Lyndhurst remembers 9/11

LYNDHURST — The Lilore and Calvi families stood in Lyndhurst's Town Hall Park near the 9/11 memorial, as they have every year since they lost sons in the ...

Lyndhurst ace Venezia fires no-hitter in opener against Leonia  The Observer Online

Growing up, Lyndhurst High School junior pitcher Frankie Venezia didn't have to look far to find the expert knowledge about the game of baseball. In fact ...

Lyndhurst American Legion Post 139: A tradition of baseball success  The Observer Online

Every summer since 1931, the Lyndhurst American Legion Post 139 has sponsored a baseball team. The Post 139 baseball team has enjoyed a history of ...

Paramus Players Named To Football All-Star Roster: Report  Paramus, NJ Patch

Paramus Players Named Bergen Co. All-Stars - Paramus, NJ - The game features the top Bergen County senior athletes playing on the gridiron.

Gun violence, gender, #MeToo: Young women explain what sparked their political awakening

In the midst of #MeToo, the Parkland, Florida, high school shootings, climate change and immigration battles, American women are growing more politically ...

Secaucus (NJ) HS 56, Lyndhurst (NJ) HS 34  Swish Appeal

LYNDHURST, NJ - The options: There was a game to be officiated at 5:30. Notre Dame-St.John's men at MSG ? No, given the time I am finished officiating, traffic ...

Lyndhurst Takes Unified Approach To Graduation Gowns  Lyndhurst Daily Voice

LYNDHURST, N.J. — The Lyndhurst School District is opting for a unified approach at graduation.Instead of males wearing blue and females wearing white ...

Lyndhurst softball: A year older, a year better  The Observer Online

The Lyndhurst High School softball team had a very young roster a year ago, including replacements at the key positions of pitcher and catcher. “Our goal was to ...

Jordan Tague Of Lyndhurst Dies, 23 | Lyndhurst  Lyndhurst Daily Voice

Jordan Robert Tague of Lyndhurst died on Sunday, March 4. He was 23 years old.Jordan was a 2013 graduate of Lyndhurst High School and attended West ...

HS Swim Preview: Co-Op With Garfield A New Experience for Hasbrouck Heights Swim Team

GARFIELD/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It will be a different year for the fledgling swimming Hasbrouck Heights swim program, as they have entered into a ...

Basketball coach Gene Melleno mourned in Madison  Daily Record

The successful former Cranford, Madison and Brearley basketball coach died Monday.

Former Lyndhurst football coach admits having oral sex with student

Scott Rubinetti, 40, will be spared jail time as part of an agreement with prosecutors.

Former Lyndhurst football coach gets 5 years probation for having sex with student

He'll serve five years probation as part of a plea deal.

'Star Wars' Turns Lyndhurst Coach Into Collector  Lyndhurst Daily Voice

LYNDHURST, N.J.– Joe Maffei of Lyndhurst has created that of a time machine. Really, it's a storage room in Hasbrouck Heights. But the hundreds of vintage ...

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Lyndhurst's Guerriero back on football field at Monmouth

LYNDHURST - Peter Guerriero came to Monmouth University track and field coach Joe Compagni after the spring season to break the news.

Lyndhurst reorganizes following May 9 election

LYNDHURST – At a ceremony in Town Hall Park, Robert Giangeruso was sworn in for another term as mayor, and re-appointed as Public Safety Commissioner, ...

Local athletes honored for their sportsmanship; NA's Hutchinson, Lyndhurst's Radigan named ADs of the Year  The Observer Online

WEEHAWKEN – Every year, the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference holds a very unique luncheon honoring the student/athletes who best personified ...

One team, three schools, three names on sweaters  The Observer Online

It's definitely the most unique athletic team in New Jersey. There are three schools that comprise the hockey cooperative that includes Lyndhurst High. Students ...

Summer baseball tradition continues with Post 139

For the Lyndhurst Legion Post 139 baseball team, tradition has been a staple since 1931.

New Jersey school walkouts: Full Coverage

North Jersey students poured out of classrooms Wednesday morning, filling football fields, parking lots and lawns where they bowed heads, waved signs and ...

2018 — a year in review  The Observer Online

Like many years, 2018 saw its share of ups and downs — positive news and negative news. Here at The Observer, we did our best to keep readers informed ...

'A more meaningful challenge.' How Donny Pritzlaff finally made it to Rutgers

Donny Pritzlaff steered his blue Dodge Ram down the Turnpike in spring of 1997, *fresh* off capturing his third state wrestling championship to cap a dazzling ...

High School Football Coach Accused in Sex Assault of Student  NBC New York

The head football coach at a Bergen County high school was arrested Wednesday, accused of having a sexual relationship with a girl while she was a student at ...

Thousands of New Jersey students join national gun violence walkout

''They are the ones who will change the world.' Thousands of students join National School Walkout to protest gun violence.

Lyndhurst baseball camp gives Rizzo brothers a chance to shine  The Observer Online

Nicholas Rizzo is just seven years old, but the Lyndhurst resident is far more mature, beyond his years. Nicholas is only a second grader at Lyndhurst's ...

Fundraiser benefits storm-damaged Lyndhurst Elks

LYNDHURST – It's been just over four years since Hurricane Sandy, but the storm-damaged Lyndhurst Elks Lodge on Park Avenue still has a few more steps to ...

Cocaine, pills found in Lyndhurst man's home, prosecutor says

A township man had $2000 in narcotics in his Kingsland Avenue home, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said.

Lyndhurst teen gets chance of a lifetime, covers NASCAR race in Pennsylvania, interviews racing greats  The Observer Online

Campbell Donovan is a 16-year-old junior-to-be at Lyndhurst High School. Just saying those words is nothing short of miraculous. In fact, his mother, Maria, ...

Towns balancing land-use planning, school enrollment impact

An increase of high density housing development over the last five years in East Rutherford, Lyndhurst and Wood-Ridge added a total of 229 students from 1946 ...

Male Athlete of the Week: Jack Hartmann, Northern Highlands

Jack Hartmann, of Northern Highlands Regional High School, is the Male Athlete of the Week.

On key votes, school boards bypass conflicts of interest. Is this in the public interest?

By law, Boards of Education may invoke a Doctrine of Necessity when a quorum of trustees have conflicts preventing them from voting.

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every High School Ranked  Toms River, NJ Patch

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every HS Ranked - Toms River, NJ - We have the list of each NJ high school's average 2017 scores that were recently ...

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