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The Rotary Club of Teaneck meets every Wednesday at 12 noon at Vitale’s, 293 Queen Anne Rd., Teaneck. All are welcome. Only cost is for lunch. Kosher meals can be provided with advance notice. If you would like additional information on the Rotary Club of Teaneck including membership, programs and events, please contact TeaneckRotary@gmail.com or call the Teaneck Chamber of Commerce at 201-801-0012.

Teaneck certainly appears to possess both the wherewithal and the hunger to compete this March for the state Group 3 title that eluded the Highwaymen last season.

Last year’s winner, Teaneck Deputy Mayor Adam Gussen, entered the contest as the heavy favorite. While chugging a pitcher of water in between bites on his way to finishing nine latkes in the five-minute time limit, however, Gussen was upset by newcomer Marcos Owens of Hillside, who finished with 10.

A $66 million budget proposal for 2012 is less than 1 percent higher than last year's spending plan and includes money for additional tree-trimming staff and more programs for elderly residents, Township Manager William Broughton said. Broughton said the proposed budget, which has yet to be reviewed.