West Essex News

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — 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 begin at 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and noon at Caldwell University, located at 120 Bloomfield Avenue. “Tours allow parents to see our camp ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — 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 begin at 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and noon at Caldwell University, located at 120 Bloomfield Avenue. “Tours allow parents to see our camp ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The first two weeks of serving as mayor of Caldwell have been busy for John Kelley, he announced during Tuesday meeting, stating that his immediate focus has been on the necessary repairs to the parking deck that have been continuous since the summer storms. According to Kelley, ...

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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, ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Upon her retirement after 17 years in the district, Washington Elementary School principal Barbara Adams was honored on Monday by members of the school community and the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education. Superintendent of Schools James Heinegg noted that her ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Registration for the first year of Caldwell-West Caldwell’s new full-day kindergarten program 2019-2020 will begin on Jan. 31 and will continue through mid-February, the district announced on Monday. According to Superintendent of Schools James Heinegg stated that all relevant ...

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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 ...

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WEST ORANGE — Bragging rights for high school boys basketball in West Orange were on the line Tuesday, and there couldn’t have been a more exciting way for two of the town’s teams to settle it.  West Orange High and Seton Hall Prep battled until the absolute last second, but in the end, it is ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating an apparent suicide that occurred in the Bloomfield Police Department overnight on Tuesday.  The preliminary investigation indicates that retired Newark Police Lt. Patrick Montella shot himself in the Bloomfield Police ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- Olivia Hansson scored 19 points, grabbed seven rebounds and handed out three assists to lead West Essex to a 52-42 girls basketball victory over Mount St. Dominic on Tuesday. Halle Aschenbach finished with 11 points and four assists for West Essex (8-1), which outscored ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston boys basketball team is at the top of its game after a 37-20 victory over West Essex on Tuesday gave the Lancers their fourth win in the last five games. “Defensively, we set the tone pretty early tonight, which is good because we know [West Essex] does a pretty ...

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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 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The West Essex ice hockey team scored two goals in the third period for a 4-3 victory over Oratory Prep on Monday. The Knights (8-3-3) got goals from four different players, and two assists from Connor McCarthy, who did not score himself. Alex Laglia and Connor Barnette each ...

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