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Caldwell University, Caldwell

Tours of Pioneer Trails Day Camp at Caldwell ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/26/2019 10:30am 01/26/2019 12:45pm America/New_York Tours of Pioneer Trails Day Camp at Caldwell University on Saturday, Jan. 26

Families curious about the West Essex YMCA’s Pioneer Trails Day Camp are invited to Caldwell University on Saturday, Jan. 26 for a tour.

Tours start at 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and noon at Caldwell University, 120 Bloomfield Ave. Families can register by emailing Camp Director Joanne Browne, the West Essex YMCA associate executive director, at jbrowne@metroymcas.org.

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Newark Cop Indicted in Fatal Shooting of Fleeing Driver

May 23, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - An Essex County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a city cop who exited his vehicle several times to shoot at a fleeing car, leaving one man dead and another seriously injured.

Jovanny Crespo, 26, was charged with aggravated manslaughter, aggravated assault, two counts of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and two counts of official misconduct nearly four months ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

May 20, 2019

On May 13, 2019 at 7:24 p.m., Ptl. Michael Passafiume stopped a vehicle for an observed violation. It was determined that the driver, a 39 year old male from East Orange, was operating a vehicle with a suspended license. He was arrested, processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On May 14, 2019 at 8:06 p.m., Ptl. Christopher Lynch stopped a vehicle being operated ...

Steve Adubato Talks with HGTV Stars, The Cousins, About their New Children's Book

May 22, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Remodeling experts and HGTV stars, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, were guests on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, sharing their latest projects as well as guidance for homeowners with the itch to renovate.

“The biggest thing you can do is plan,” advised John Colaneri. “Contractors in general have not been great at communication, and the crux of the entire ...

New World Pizza Brings Together Fresh Ingredients and Family at Franklin Food Truck Festival

FRANKLIN, NJ - Benefiting Franklin High School's Project Graduation, the 2nd Annual Franklin Food Truck Festival featured craft and food truck vendors from across the state.

"We have great vendors like New World Pizza. They have the best pizza in Somerset County, New Jersey, because they make it right on the spot - this is not heated up in a microwave!" said MacCafee ...

Statement from Alex Roman, Candidate for Verona Town Council

May 11, 2019

Four years ago, I promised my fellow Verona residents that I would give everything I had to turn around what was a dysfunctional government agency, that I would dig in and solve problems, and that we would treat Verona residents with fairness, respect, and openness.

In just four years we have made immense progress. Our local government was rebuilt from the ground up with new leadership, ...

The Best Deal on Meals We’ve Found Anywhere in New Jersey

May 25, 2019

A dollar won’t buy you a cup of coffee at most places in New Jersey, but this week it will buy nine meals for neighbors in need.

That’s because every dollar donated to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s triple match campaign will be tripled until midnight on May 31, 2019, up to $15,000 thanks to a donor. As of Friday, CFBNJ was just under halfway to that goal, ...

How to Make Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Jam in Your Microwave

Strawberries and rhubarb are one of our favorite springtime combinations. Use them here to make a quick and easy spread.

This recipe makes a small batch — enough for two 8-oz. jars. If you keep them in your refrigerator, there’s no need to process them.

Microwave Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

2 cups fresh strawberries cut into ¼-inch slices

½ cup rhubarb chopped ...

New Jersey Date Night: Ice Cream, You Smile

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Frankie and Annette went on one, as did Gidget and Moondoggie. Archie was known to enjoy one with Betty and sometimes with Veronica, too.  Even Samantha and both Darrins got into the act. If we take a page from the retro dating handbook, you might just want to join the crowd and take your sweetie on ...

Tragic Death of New Jersey College Student Spurs Legislative Action for Safer Ride Sharing Services

May 21, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - In a moving and somber hearing on Thursday, state lawmakers listened to the testimony of grieving parents, community officials, and industry representatives on the need to implement safeguards for those using ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.  

With his wife Marci at his side, Seymour Josephson held back tears as he spoke about the tragic murder of their daughter ...

Fair Housing Crisis in Verona

May 23, 2019

Dear Residents:

Verona is under attack by developers and we are at a pivotal moment in our history with respect to potential overdevelopment and the impact on our schools, infrastructure and overall character and charm of this small town.  Our Township Council and Township Manager are at the front lines.  Although there is some argument that the position Verona is in is the result of ...

Double Hip Replacement Gives Mountainside Nurse New Outlook

May 22, 2019

Annie Mueller has been a nurse at Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center since 1992. In recent years, she started experiencing intense hip pain.

“Being a nurse, I was afraid to have the issue addressed because I knew what I was likely going to have to undergo a hip replacement,” said Mueller.

After a vacation with her husband, Mueller knew something had to be ...

‘Skylight’ Takes Emotional Leap for Two Mismatched Lovers

PRINCETON, NJ – Kyra is living on the edge in an upstairs flat in north-west London. When her former employer, and lover, Tom, comes to see her, he is horrified that she will put up with such a sad, paint-peeling habitat.

But we learn, in David Hare’s fascinating “Skylight,” she is making a statement as well as finding fulfillment in teaching poor children in a rundown ...

‘She Loves Me’ sparkles and shines at Summit Playhouse

SUMMIT, NJ – With only one more weekend to see this charming musical at The Summit Playhouse, it’s well worth your time to seek out “She Loves Me” on May 17 or 18 at 8 p.m. or Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m.

The play, set in 1937, has a long history, first as “The Perfumerie,” set in Budapest, by Hungarian playwright Mikos Laszio. Then there was a film version ...

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ makes for delightful bon-bon at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ – There’s no one quite like Oscar Wilde to take a somewhat jaundiced view of the byways of the upper crust in staid London society.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” an Edwardian farce, was perhaps Wilde’s most popular play and still seems to amuse and entertain today’s audience. Director Tom Frascatore has assembled a talented cast to add ...