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Girls Basketball: Caldwell Knocks Off Weequahic, 41-32

January 21, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Brielle Guarente scored 15 points and came down with eight rebounds to lead Caldwell to a 41-32 girls basketball victory over Weequahic on Saturday.

Hope Casale grabbed seven rebounds to go with six points for Caldwell (7-5), which outscored Weequahic, 17-9, in the second quarter to take a 23-15 lead.

Ashleigh Bryant and Makenna Tahbaz sparked the Caldwell defense with three ...

Ice Hockey: Mistakes Cost West Essex 8-5 Loss to Millburn

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Compounding mistakes from the West Essex ice hockey team resulted in the Knights’ second consecutive loss to Millburn, this one by a final score of 8-5.

“We made a lot of mistakes in the defensive end that eventually bit us in the behind and that’s what cost us the game,” said West Essex head coach Marc Gregory.

The Millers took it to West ...

Facebook Changes Its News Feed; How You Can Get Your Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. 

This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. 

“Relegating legitimate news publishers and ...

Vehicle Pins Pedestrian into Building in Fairfield

January 15, 2018

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A Totowa woman whose identity is being withheld was pinned between a vehicle and Hair Core beauty salon of Fairfield, located in a strip mall at 390 Fairfield Road, on Monday morning, according to Fairfield police.

The woman, who was described as being 60 years old, had injuries to her lower extremities. Her full condition is not known at this time.

The Fairfield ...

Steiner Sports CEO Presents TED Talk to James Caldwell Seniors

January 18, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — In preparation for his upcoming TED Talk at Brooklyn Tech in February, Brandon Steiner, chief executive officer (CEO) of Steiner Sports, the No. 1 sports memorabilia company in the United States, rehearsed his presentation in front of James Caldwell High School seniors and a selection of other students on Tuesday.

TED Talks are powerful discussions that are ...

Golda Och Academy's CodeRunners Robotics Team Heads to State Championship

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Golda Och Academy’s robotics team, the CodeRunners, recently competed in the second FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) game of the 2017-2018 season at Livingston High School and was ranked No. 1 out of 30 teams.

By winning five out of five matches, the CodeRunners qualified to advance to the FTC New Jersey State Championship.

“It is so exciting to see the ...

Girls Basketball: Caldwell Knocks Off Weequahic, 41-32

January 21, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Brielle Guarente scored 15 points and came down with eight rebounds to lead Caldwell to a 41-32 girls basketball victory over Weequahic on Saturday.

Hope Casale grabbed seven rebounds to go with six points for Caldwell (7-5), which outscored Weequahic, 17-9, in the second quarter to take a 23-15 lead.

Ashleigh Bryant and Makenna Tahbaz sparked the Caldwell defense with three ...

Ice Hockey: Mistakes Cost West Essex 8-5 Loss to Millburn

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Compounding mistakes from the West Essex ice hockey team resulted in the Knights’ second consecutive loss to Millburn, this one by a final score of 8-5.

“We made a lot of mistakes in the defensive end that eventually bit us in the behind and that’s what cost us the game,” said West Essex head coach Marc Gregory.

The Millers took it to West ...

Boys Basketball: Caldwell Defeats Arts H.S., 46-37

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell boys basketball team took command in the second quarter and went on to a 46-37 victory over Arts High School on Saturday.

Patrick Maguire scored 10 points to lead the balanced scoring for Caldwell (6-5), which outscored Arts, 15-3, in the second quarter to take a 21-7 lead.

Hank Morgan finished with nine points and Danny Cavallo and Brendan O'Donnell ...

Facebook Changes Its News Feed; How You Can Get Your Local News

January 20, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. 

This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. 

“Relegating legitimate news publishers and ...

Bederson LLP Names New Partner to Fairfield Office 

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Whippany resident Michael Caro, Jr., CPA, CFE, PSA, was recently named the newest partner at local CPA firm Bederson LLP in Fairfield.

Caro has been an associate with the firm for the past fifteen years, where he provides accounting, auditing and tax services to clients in the not for profit, employee benefit plans, professional services and HUD multi-family housing ...

Essex County Bar Foundation Hosts CLE Wine Tasting in Caldwell

CALDWELL, NJ — The topic of “Wine Collection Valuation in Litigation” drew local attorneys, bankers and CPA’s to the Essex County Bar Foundation’s Wine Tasting and CLE Program at Caldwell Flowerland on Wednesday, sponsored by Bederson LLP Accountants and Advisors of West Orange and Fairfield and Lakeland Bank.

According to Bederson, more than 20 attorneys from the ...

Roseland Free Public Library Announces 2018 Events

January 14, 2018

ROSELAND, NJ — When the Roseland Public Library reopens on Tuesday, following the observance of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the library will commence with the following events throughout the remainder of the month and beyond.

Get Organized on Tuesday, Jan. 16:


For those who need some help getting their act together for the new year, the library has a ...

Deadline to Register for Fairfield Golden Agers 2018 Christmas Trip is Jan. 15

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Jan. 15 is the final day to reserve a seat on the Fairfield Golden Agers’ 2018 Christmas trip to Pigeon Forge, TN and Asheville, NC, from Sunday, Nov. 11 to Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.

The 2018 Christmas trip will offer the opportunity to visit Dollywood USA Amusement Park; four shows, including Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Theater Show, Pigeon Forge Christmas Show at ...

Caldwell Council to Consider New Jersey American Water Proposal

January 18, 2018

CALDWELL, NJ — After receiving a letter from New Jersey American Water (NJAW), which recently analyzed the Borough of Caldwell’s infrastructure improvements and determined an estimated value of the borough’s water system, Mayor Ann Dassing suggested that the borough council invite NJAW to give a presentation at an upcoming meeting.

According to Dassing, NJAW estimated a ...

Fairfield Council Adopts Bond Ordinance to Renovate Police and Municipal Buildings.

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A bond ordinance providing an appropriation of $3 million for renovations to the police department building and related improvements to the municipal building was adopted during the mayor and council meeting on Monday. The ordinance also authorizes the issuance of $2.85 million in bonds or notes of the township for financing part of the appropriation.

Fairfield Mayor ...

Caldwell Welcomes New Council Members and President for 2018

CALDWELL, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher Durkin delivered the oath of office to recently elected Caldwell Borough Council members Jonathan Lace and Henderson Cole and Councilman Richard Hauser was unanimously voted to serve as 2018 council president during the council’s reorganization meeting on Sunday morning.

Jonathan Lace encouraged more residents to attend meetings and to ...

Fairfield Police Remind Residents of New Year's Partnership with Local Establishments

December 29, 2017

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Over New Year’s weekend, the Fairfield Police Department reminds residents of its recently formed partnership with the Fairfield Municipal Alliance Committee, Chocolate Text, local establishments including Franklin Steakhouse, Thatcher McGhee’s and Sidelines Bar, and the national rideshare company LYFT in a program that was developed to reduce the ...

2017 in Review: Top 10 Stories of the Year in West Essex Area

January 5, 2018

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — Check out TAPinto West Essex's Top 10 stories in 2017, based on pageviews.

1. Authorities Investigate Suspected Homicide on Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell

2. Caldwell Man Arrested for February Murder

3. Driver Charged with DUI After Crashing into Fairfield Target

4. 22-Year-Old Caldwell Resident Franchises Frutta Bowls in Livingston

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Prospective Camp Families Invited to Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Open House

January 18, 2018

LONG VALLEY, NJ – There are only five more months until summer day camp starts. For those still unsure where to send their children this summer, Meadowbrook Country Day Camp owner Mason Goldberg said now is a great time to start looking at day camps—and locking in at low rates.

Prospective camp families are invited to attend an Open House event at ...

Ocean County Freeholders Firmly Against Drilling Off the New Jersey Coast

January 15, 2018

TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County Board of Freeholders is strongly opposed to a Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the waters of nearly every coastal state in the nation. The board plans to vote on an official resolution on Wednesday against the coastal drilling.  

The proposal by the Trump Administration includes 47 ...

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Newark Councilwoman Launches Bid to Become First Female Mayor

January 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Central Ward Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins began her campaign to become the first female mayor of New Jersey's largest city, attacking the record and character of Mayor Ras Baraka.

Chaneyfield Jenkins also framed her run within the struggle of women in Newark and across America to assert themselves as part the growing movement against sexual assault ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, January 25, 6:30 PM

West Caldwell Public Library, West Caldwell

"Exotic Caribbean Cruises"

Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, January 26, 12:00 PM

The Office, Montclair

IT'S NOT JUST LUNCH

Business & Finance Food & Drink

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Sun, January 28, 1:00 PM

Our Lady of the Lake School, Verona

Our Lady of the Lake School Open House

Education

Borough of North Caldwell 2018 Annual Schedule of Meetings

January 8, 2018

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The following schedule of meetings of the mayor and council of the Borough of North Caldwell is hereby established for the calendar year 2018:

2018 ANNUAL SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS:

Public Body:     Mayor and Council, Borough of North Caldwell

Location:           Council Chambers, Borough ...

Follow the Money

In 2013 a man in the UK cleaned out his junk drawer and absently tossed an old hard drive dismantled from a Dell Computer into the trash.  The hard drive, rusting in landfill somewhere in Wales, contains 7500 bitcoins. 

  

At the time, his staggering loss was about $4 million.  But if he had wisely invested his failing hard drive in a bank safe deposit box his ...