January 24, 2018

1. Poonglim Restaurant, Fort Lee, NJ closed down 

  • Owner Ms. Ha filed bankruptcy Chapter 7 on 18th
  • She owns Poonglim and Catering Business
  • Debtor includes Bank of Hope, Flushing Bank, Noah Bank, New Millennium Bank and a few individuals
  • Creditor meeting will be held on 2/13/2018
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January 17, 2018

1. Christopher Chung (Democratic) will run for Palisades Park, NJ Mayor 

  • On the council since 2004 and intention to file June primary
  • Current Mayor James Rotundo (55, Since 2004) has not decided to rum primary → Would be last term till 2022
  • Chung (A father of two) works as a property manager Time to run: More than a half are Korean heritage among 19,622 population according to 2010 Census
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January 10, 2018

1. Korean owned building between Northern Blvd purchased by Chinese developer 

  • 146-17 Northern Blvd / Closing is completed at $9.7 Million
  • Tenants: 'Tong Tong Don Gass' / Cumon school
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December 27, 2017

1. Another New Apartment in Palisades Park, NJ? 

  • Zoning board approved apartment development between Edsall Blvd and 14th St (Adjacent area for Palisades Park and Fort Lee)
  • 14 stories / 121 units (Original plan: 17 stories, 154 units)
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December 20, 2017

1. First Korean Policewoman in Fort Lee, NJ 

  • Alice Jee (23) pledged as Fort Lee police as of 12/14/2017, grew up in Fort Lee, attending Elementary, Middle, High school in Fort Lee
  • Graduated from Montclair University, major in Criminal Phycology
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