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James Spango Describes First Storm-Preparation Experience as Roseland Mayor

January 22, 2019

ROSELAND, NJ — Less than two weeks after begin sworn in as the new mayor of Roseland, James Spango began coordinating with Essex County and Roseland personnel to prepare the borough for what was forecasted to be a large snowfall over the weekend.

Fortunately for Spango, who also serves as a deputy chief for the Essex County Sheriff’s Office, emergency situations and ...

West Essex Ice Hockey Star Connor McCarthy Shines in Senior Season

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — After suffering a lost season last year, West Essex ice hockey’s Connor McCarthy has returned to the ice with something to prove in his senior year.

“I’ve made all of my best friends through this team and organization, so I just want to do the best I can to make it a good year and see what we can accomplish,” said McCarthy.

McCarthy spent ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Named Among Best Essex County Accounting Firms

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the third consecutive year, the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC has been named among the top accounting firms in the “Best of Essex Readers' Choice Awards,” sponsored annually by Suburban Essex Magazine.

During the year, readers submitted nominees to the publication in a range of categories that included ...

North Caldwell Students Battle Leukemia & Lymphoma with Change War

January 21, 2019

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Gould Elementary School in North caldwell has signed on once again to raise funds in the fight against blood cancer through the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Student Series.

Starting this month, Gould School will be having a "Change War" between the homeroom classes called "Pennies for Patients." Each day of ...

Four James Caldwell Students Accepted to Prestigious Honors Choir

WEST CALDWELL, NJ —  Four James Caldwell High School (JCHS) students have been accepted into the New Jersey Region 1 Honors Choirs after auditioning earlier this month at Paramus High School.

Seniors Natasha LaChac (Soprano 2), Jude Lammers (Soprano 2) and Nicole Caracappa (Alto 1) were accepted into the SATB Choir. Junior Corinne Maiorano (Alto 2) was accepted into ...

Student-Led Comic Con Wows at West Essex High School

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex High School (WEHS) media center was transformed into a Comic Com entertainment and comic convention after school on Wednesday with the help of WEHS and West Essex Middle School (WEMS) librarians Rosemary Rich and Catherine Spinella as well as student volunteers.

The Fairfield Public Library also played a role in bringing ...

Boys Basketball: Caldwell Takes Down Mountain Lakes, 59-53

January 21, 2019

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The James Caldwell boys basketball team is back on the warpath after 25 points from Hank Morgan led the team to a 59-53 victory over Mountain Lakes on Monday afternoon, ending a three-game losing streak.

“We just had a stretch [of games] where we weren’t shooting the ball well last week and it affects some of our other play,” said Caldwell head ...

West Essex Has Six Champions in Essex County Wrestling Tournament

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ -- The West Essex wrestling team finished a strong second in the team standings, but the Knights had more individual champions than any other school in the Essex County Tournament this weekend.

West Orange's team score of 238.5 was second only to Seton Hall Prep, which had 256, but which only had half as many first-place winners as West Essex. Six different Knights came in ...

Boys Basketball: West Essex Beats Shabazz, 78-66

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- In a marked offensive turnaround, the West Essex boys basketball team erupted for a season-high point total in a 78-66 victory over Shabazz Thursday night.

Just two nights before, West Essex (5-6) had scored a season-low 20 points in a 37-20 loss to Livingston. But the Knights found their shooting touch Thursday night, despite falling behind by 12 points after one ...

James Spango Describes First Storm-Preparation Experience as Roseland Mayor

January 22, 2019

ROSELAND, NJ — Less than two weeks after begin sworn in as the new mayor of Roseland, James Spango began coordinating with Essex County and Roseland personnel to prepare the borough for what was forecasted to be a large snowfall over the weekend.

Fortunately for Spango, who also serves as a deputy chief for the Essex County Sheriff’s Office, emergency situations and ...

Caldwell Mayor Advises Residents on Borough's Storm Preparations

CALDWELL, NJ - In order to better prepare for the pending snow and freezing temperatures in the area, Caldwell Mayor has issued a "Code Blue" until Jan. 22 and announced that the community center will be open on Sunday at noon to serve as a warning center. 

While the Code Blue is in effect, Kelley urges residents to adhere to the following: 

Ensure all storm drains ...

Essex County Asks Residents to Not Park on Street During Snow/Ice Storm

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – A state of emergency has been placed in effect for Saturday by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura have requested that residents do not park on county roads from Saturday through Sunday this weekend. Keeping the roads open will make it easier to remove snow and ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Named Among Best Essex County Accounting Firms

January 22, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — For the third consecutive year, the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company LLC has been named among the top accounting firms in the “Best of Essex Readers' Choice Awards,” sponsored annually by Suburban Essex Magazine.

During the year, readers submitted nominees to the publication in a range of categories that included ...

New TAPinto Column to Highlight West Essex-Area "MOMpreneurs"

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — A new column that will highlight the stories of empowered entrepreneurial women and/or “mompreneurs” who are taking control of their careers, making their own hours and doing what they love most has been officially launched on TAPinto Livingston, TAPinto West Orange and TAPinto West Essex (Roseland, Fairfield, Essex Fells and the three ...

Historic Bow Tie Cinemas in Caldwell Premiers Luxury Post-Flood Renovations

CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell Bow Tie Cinemas premiered its luxury renovations this week with a special grand re-opening ribbon cutting ceremony and movie screening. The historical theater, which was built in the 1900s, has been temporarily closed since August after being destroyed during a devastating flood in Caldwell. 

When faced with the ...

North Caldwell Students Battle Leukemia & Lymphoma with Change War

January 21, 2019

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Gould Elementary School in North caldwell has signed on once again to raise funds in the fight against blood cancer through the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Student Series.

Starting this month, Gould School will be having a "Change War" between the homeroom classes called "Pennies for Patients." Each day of ...

Four James Caldwell Students Accepted to Prestigious Honors Choir

January 21, 2019

WEST CALDWELL, NJ —  Four James Caldwell High School (JCHS) students have been accepted into the New Jersey Region 1 Honors Choirs after auditioning earlier this month at Paramus High School.

Seniors Natasha LaChac (Soprano 2), Jude Lammers (Soprano 2) and Nicole Caracappa (Alto 1) were accepted into the SATB Choir. Junior Corinne Maiorano (Alto 2) was accepted into ...

Student-Led Comic Con Wows at West Essex High School

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex High School (WEHS) media center was transformed into a Comic Com entertainment and comic convention after school on Wednesday with the help of WEHS and West Essex Middle School (WEMS) librarians Rosemary Rich and Catherine Spinella as well as student volunteers.

The Fairfield Public Library also played a role in bringing ...

Historic Bow Tie Cinemas in Caldwell Premiers Luxury Post-Flood Renovations

CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell Bow Tie Cinemas premiered its luxury renovations this week with a special grand re-opening ribbon cutting ceremony and movie screening. The historical theater, which was built in the 1900s, has been temporarily closed since August after being destroyed during a devastating flood in Caldwell. 

When faced with the ...

British Swim School in Livingston to Host School Field Trip and Phys Ed Class

January 20, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — British Swim School of The Oranges recently invited the students from Freedom Christian Academy in Orange to participate in an exclusive hour-long "Splashapalooza" event at its Livingston location at 39 W. Northfield Road.

This "Splashapalooza" event was held at the request of Shelley Remaly, principal of Freedom Christian Academy.

Severe Temperature Drop Could Cause Black Ice Across North Jersey

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that temperatures will continue to drop and remain below freezing into Monday, producing a condition called "Black Ice" where the roads may appear to be wet but are actually frozen. This could result in motorists losing traction, NWS states. 

Monday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 15 ...

Tips for Driving Through Snow and Ice in West Essex

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, AAA states that about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the winter.

AAA analyzed bad weather and crashes over a five-year ...

Caldwell Residents Rally to Stop Demolition of Historic Home on Smull Avenue

January 17, 2019

CALDWELL, NJ — In response to the news that the owner of the residence located at 30 Smull Avenue in Caldwell has applied to have the structure torn down, many area residents as well as Preservation New Jersey (PNJ) have expressed disapproval, claiming it to be an important part of the borough’s history and architectural heritage.

Some residents have taken action to ...

Deer Culling Program to Begin Thursday at Hilltop Reservation

January 13, 2019

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — In an effort to revitalize the forest ecology in Essex County’s forest areas, the county’s Deer Management Program will begin on Jan. 15 and continue through March. This year, the program has been modified so that culling will occur on Tuesdays in South Mountain Reservation and Thursdays in Hilltop Reservation.

According to Essex County Executive ...

Homegrown Fairfield Garden Center Closes After 52 Years

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Many residents were surprised and saddened this weekend when Fairfield Garden Center announced that it will close its doors for good after 52 years in the township. Fairfield Garden Center was also home to Jody's Silk Florist, whose Christmas Ice Caverns became an annual holiday tradition for many families prior to its ...

Caldwell Residents Rally to Stop Demolition of Historic Home on Smull Avenue

January 17, 2019

CALDWELL, NJ — In response to the news that the owner of the residence located at 30 Smull Avenue in Caldwell has applied to have the structure torn down, many area residents as well as Preservation New Jersey (PNJ) have expressed disapproval, claiming it to be an important part of the borough’s history and architectural heritage.

Some residents have taken action to ...

Local Realtor Shares Outlook on Winter Market in West Essex Area

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — Although one of the most popular questions posed to a real estate professional is “How is the market?” Tezeta Roro, a licensed real estate professional specializing in Essex, Union and Morris counties, said she often answers this question with, “There is always a market."

According to Roro, the conditions for buyers and sellers may ...

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Minuteman Press in Caldwell: 20% Off Next Print Order in January

January 16, 2019

CALDWELL, NJ -- Minuteman Press in Caldwell is offering 20 percent off your next print order.

The offer expires Jan. 31 and is valid only at the Minuteman Press located 359B Bloomfield Ave. in Caldwell. Minuteman Press specializes in design, print and promotions for businesses.

Visit caldwell.minutemanpress.com for more details.

Minuteman Press in Caldwell Offering 20% Discount

CALDWELL, NJ -- Minuteman Press in Caldwell (359B Bloomfield Ave.) is offering a 20 percent discount to all new customers.

The company provides digital print, design and promotional products and services to a full range of businesses.

Minuteman Press International was once again rated the #1 Printing Franchise in the printing industry by Entrepreneur Magazine (January 2018). This is the ...

West Essex Ice Hockey Star Connor McCarthy Shines in Senior Season

January 22, 2019

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — After suffering a lost season last year, West Essex ice hockey’s Connor McCarthy has returned to the ice with something to prove in his senior year.

“I’ve made all of my best friends through this team and organization, so I just want to do the best I can to make it a good year and see what we can accomplish,” said McCarthy.

McCarthy spent ...

Essex County Enacts Code Blue Due to Cold and Snowy Weather Forecast

January 17, 2019

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated through Tuesday, Jan. 22, due to extreme cold weather and cold in the forecast, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced on Thursday.

When a Code Blue is declared, a network of warming stations operated by the county and its municipalities as well ...

Local Moms Launch Pickleball Palace to Support America's Fastest-Growing Sport

If someone asked you what the fastest growing sport in America currently is, chances are you wouldn’t know that the correct answer is pickleball.

While pickleball has been around since 1965, its explosive growth has only occurred in the past eight years. There are currently three million people playing the sport in the United States, which represents a growth rate of 385 percent, ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, January 23, 6:00 PM

Cloverleaf Tavern, Caldwell

North Essex Chamber of Commerce Winter Social and ...

Business & Finance

Wed, January 23, 7:30 PM

Congregation Bet Dovid, Caldwell

Torah 360

Religions And Spirituality

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Thu, January 24, 6:30 PM

West Caldwell Public Library, West Caldwell

"Meditation and Qigong Practice"

Health & Wellness

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Offers High School Internships

January 14, 2019

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced on Friday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking high school juniors to participate in the ECPO annual summer internship program.

This five-week program is designed to teach high school students about careers in law, law enforcement and government.  The summer internship program will run from July 8, ...

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