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Juveniles Charged with Burglary and Theft at Town Pool

August 14, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Four local juveniles, whose identities are being withheld due to their ages, were recently charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief and conspiracy to commit burglary for an incident that occurred at the Fairfield Community Pool, according to the Fairfield Police Department.

According to police, the incident involved five chairs being thrown into the pool, towels ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC Nominated for "Best of Essex"

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, an accounting company based in Livingston, has been nominated in the Professional Services & Real Estate/Accountants section of the annual “Best of Essex” competition.

The company offers a variety of services in order to meet the needs of its clients, including: audit review and compilation; business management and ...

10U Little League Troopers From Elizabeth Become Mid-Atlantic Baseball Champs

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers made team history Friday when they became Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, but fell short in gaining the top tournament title.

MORE: State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League ...

Juveniles Charged with Burglary and Theft at Town Pool

August 14, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Four local juveniles, whose identities are being withheld due to their ages, were recently charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief and conspiracy to commit burglary for an incident that occurred at the Fairfield Community Pool, according to the Fairfield Police Department.

According to police, the incident involved five chairs being thrown into the pool, towels ...

More Than 1000 Fairfield Residents Enjoy Third Annual National Night Out

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Hollywood Avenue was buzzing on Tuesday night from the more than 1000 people who participated in the many activities at Fairfield’s third annual National Night Out (NNO) block party held by the Fairfield Police Department, along with many sponsors.

Attendees enjoyed a DJ, live music, free food, face painting, carnival games, a dunk tank, inflatables and many ...

North Caldwell Council Reviews Turf Design Plans for Liberty Field

August 10, 2017

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Plans for the turf field to be built at Liberty Field in North Caldwell were reviewed by borough engineer Frank Zichelli and Councilman Joshua Raymond at the borough council meeting on Tuesday.

Zichelli said construction on the 84,660-square-foot field, to be surrounded by a cement running path, is expected to begin next August. Raymond said he hopes the new field ...

Rotary Club of the Caldwells Supports Local Back 2 School Store

August 12, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Rotary Club of the Caldwells recently supported the ninth annual National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section’s (NCJW/Essex) Back 2 School Store, which is held each year to provide an opportunity for disadvantaged children in grades K-5 to shop cost free in a one-day pop-up store full of brand new clothes and school supplies donated by NCJW/Essex ...

Accounting Interns Lead Sobel & Co. Annual Day of Community Service

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As part of Livingston-based accounting firm Sobel & Co.’s annual Day of Community Service on Monday, more than 100 staff members and partners assisted the Community Food Bank of NJ at the firm’s Hillside facility.

The day was preceded by three months of intense fundraising events that were led by four summer interns: Sam Abbaticola, Charlie ...

Rotary International District Governor Visits Caldwell Rotary Club

CALDWELL, NJ — Peggy Mader, District Governor of Rotary International District 7470, attended the Monday meeting of the Caldwell Rotary Club.

Mader, who joined the Rotary Club in 1988 as part of the Parsippany-Troy Hill Rotary Club, is currently serving on the board of the Directors of the Parsippany Child Care Center.

On Monday her message was "Rotary Making A ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC Nominated for "Best of Essex"

August 14, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, an accounting company based in Livingston, has been nominated in the Professional Services & Real Estate/Accountants section of the annual “Best of Essex” competition.

The company offers a variety of services in order to meet the needs of its clients, including: audit review and compilation; business management and ...

Roseland Exxon Sells Winning $5000 Lottery Ticket

TRENTON, NJ – The Eisenhower Exxon located at 550 Eagle Rock Avenue in Roseland became one of the New Jersey Lottery’s “lucky locations” last week when it sold a third-tier prizewinning ticket worth $5000.

Carole Hedinger, New Jersey Lottery executive director, announced that there were six third-tier prizewinning tickets sold that matched four of the five white balls ...

Bederson CPA Offers Key Financial Considerations for Seasonal Businesses

FAIRFIELD, NJ — As summer ends, many seasonal business owners face financial concerns, according to Bederson LLP Accountants and Advisors.

Steven Bortnick, a partner at Bederson’s Fairfield office, said it is crucial for these businesses to create enough cash flow to carry them through the offseason.

“Fixed expenses, such as rent, real estate taxes, insurance and ...

8-Year-Old West Caldwell Resident Returns from Children’s Congress

August 13, 2017

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — West Caldwell 8 year old Isa Rosa recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the nation’s capital, where she joined nearly 160 children, ages 4 to 17, as delegates to JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress.

JDRF Children’s Congress is the largest grassroots event supporting type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Isa was chosen by her local JDRF chapter ...

North Caldwell Council Reviews Turf Design Plans for Liberty Field

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Plans for the turf field to be built at Liberty Field in North Caldwell were reviewed by borough engineer Frank Zichelli and Councilman Joshua Raymond at the borough council meeting on Tuesday.

Zichelli said construction on the 84,660-square-foot field, to be surrounded by a cement running path, is expected to begin next August. Raymond said he hopes the new field ...

North Caldwell Brings Gun Violence Awareness Day to the Borough

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - A signed proclamation declaring June 2 of each year as Gun Violence Awareness Day in North Caldwell was presented by mayor Joseph Alessi at Tuesday’s meeting of the borough council.

Alessi, who said all the council members joined him in supporting the efforts of Moms Demand Action in endorsing “common sense solutions to prevent gun violence in our ...

West Essex YMCA to Offer Free Memberships to Middle Schoolers

August 11, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Incoming sixth, seventh and eighth graders can enjoy free West Essex YMCA memberships starting in September.

Middle schoolers who sign up will have access to the West Essex YMCA’s fitness center, pool, gymnasium, and teen center, and may take one free class per session. They’re also invited to sign up for Empower, a special program that helps teens develop ...

TAPinto West Essex Takes a Look at the Top 10 Stories of July

August 5, 2017

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ —  Check out TAPinto West Essex’s top 10 stories of July based on pageviews.

1. Driver Charged with DUI After Crashing into Fairfield Target

2. Caldwell Mayor Saddened by Outcome of Vandalism Investigation

3. Fairfield Introduces Animal Control Ordinance Following Death of Resident’s Dog

4. Fairfield Mayor Urges Resident to Lock Cars ...

Rutgers Master Gardeners to Provide Classes to Essex County Residents

August 2, 2017

ROSELAND, NJ — For Essex County-area residents who love gardening and love sharing their gardening knowledge with others, Rutgers Master Gardeners of Essex County invites all interested individuals to apply to become a Rutgers Extension Master Gardener by joining its classes this fall.

Beginning on Sept. 13, professors and professionals will instruct individuals in the art and science of ...

Emerald Ash Borer Could Find Home to Roost in Caldwell

CALDWELL, NJ—The Borough of Caldwell could lose up to 60 percent of the ash trees currently existing on right-of-ways over the next several years to an insect called the Emerald Ash Borer, experts told members of the Caldwell Borough Council at Tuesday’s governing body session.

According to Ann Marchioni of the Caldwell Environment Commission, 90 percent or more of the ash trees in ...

Roseland Office Building Sold for $16.7 Million

July 30, 2017

ROSELAND, NJ – CBRE Group, Inc. recently announced that Jeffrey Dunne and Jeremy Neuer of CBRE Institutional Properties in collaboration with Patrick Arangio and Jack Howard of CBRE National Loan & Portfolio Sale Advisors and Nick Savage of CBRE’s Advisory & Transaction Services represented a special servicer in the sale of 4 Becker Farm Road in Roseland for ...

United Airlines to add Newark service to Western Ski Resorts for 2017-2018 Season

August 12, 2017

CHICAGO, IL  - United Airlines announced new service from the Newark Liberty Airport Hub to six western US ski destinations. The new routes will start operating later this year and will continue into the Spring of 2018.

The Winter schedule to ski destination from Newark includes service to Bozeman/Big Sky, Eagle/Vail, Jackson Hole, Steamboat Springs, Montrose/Telluride, and Salt Lake ...

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Victims Cut Out of Vehicle After Harrison Ave. Collision, Police Say

August 5, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A motor vehicle collision on Harrison Avenue in Montclair resulted in four occupants being entrapped inside of one of the vehicles on Friday afternoon.

Sometime around 1 p.m., a 36-year-old woman from West Orange was struck as she was driving northbound on Harrison Avenue by a 33-year-old Montclair man as he was driving west on Porter Place.

Due ...

Revelations and Reunions Cause Ripples on Game of Thrones

In comparison to last Sunday’s mid-season episode, this week’s “Game of Thrones” was somewhat anticlimactic—but even still, there was never a dull moment.

Jon is the rightful heir to the Iron Throne. Although Sam ignored Gilly’s ramblings, she discovered a crucial fact among his growing pile of books: High Septon Maynard, under the Mad King’s reign, ...

10U Little League Troopers From Elizabeth Become Mid-Atlantic Baseball Champs

August 14, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers made team history Friday when they became Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, but fell short in gaining the top tournament title.

MORE: State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League ...

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Health & Wellness

Rep. Frelinghuysen Trails in Early NJ11th Poll.

August 3, 2017

Independent Poll: Healthcare vote costs Republican incumbent an additional 9 points in next year’s election.

With the seeming collapse of the Affordable Care Act repeal process in the Senate, members of the House who voted in support of a highly unpopular bill have been left with a lot to defend, and little to show for it. The potentially catastrophic effects of these votes for ...

Staring at the Sun

Sometime during the morning of August 21st, millions of Americans will crowd toe to toe on a narrow ribbon of land stretching across the continental United States for the opportunity to stand in the moon’s full shadow for two minutes.

 

I am not sure, but I think this is the celestial equivalent of traveling to Disneyland and waiting in line 90 minutes for a 30 second thrill ride ...