West Essex News

September 19, 2018

CALDWELL, NJ - Approximately 50 residents attended the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education meeting on Monday seeking information about a proposal to hire a full-time School Resource Officer (SRO).  Since 2009, Det. Paul Mazzeo of the West Caldwell Police Department has acted in the ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Orchard School has begun the 2018-2019 school year with a mission to help kids adjust to the changes that being back in class entails. According to "KidsHealth," some kids feel nervous or a little scared on the first day of school because of all the new things: new ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Joe Barbarito scored two goals and passed for one assist, and Nico Rosamilia finished with one goal and three assists to lead West Essex to a 6-2 boys soccer victory over Newark Central on Tuesday. Aidan Barrett and Sebi Morrello each scored a goal and had an assist for the Knights ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — North Caldwell Mayor Alessi, members of the borough council, borough employees, members of the North Caldwell Recreation Foundation (NCRF) and members of Flanagan Construction broke ground on a new turf field at Liberty Field. “The construction of the turf field is a great ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Edward W. Ding, a senior at West Essex High School, has been named among the semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These students represent less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors who comprise the 16,000 semifinalists in the 64rd annual ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Members of the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) recently hosted a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of TeamLogic IT, a full-service information technology management (ITM) operation now located in Roseland. The franchise, which provides a full ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The Livingston girls soccer team tallied its third consecutive win on Monday with a superb 80-minute effort to defeat previously unbeaten West Essex, 2-1. “It’s been a tough stretch,” said Livingston head coach Paul Raiz. “The first four games were not easy, but to come out ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - West Essex did all its scoring in the first half and went on to post an 8-0 rout of Mount St. Dominic in field hockey on Monday. Ellie Decker finished with three goals and three assists and Ali Gann scored two goals for the Lady Knights (5-0), who outshot Mount St. Dominic, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - CycleBar Livingston will be celebrating its first anniversary on Saturday, Sept 22 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 277 Eisenhower Parkway. CycleBar's riders, along with their family and friends, and anyone else interested in stopping by can partake in rides, games, giveaways, vendors ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Thomas O’Beirne of Roseland’s Thomas J O’Beirne & Co Inc was honored in two back-to-back presentations by Mayor John Duthie and the Roseland Borough Council last week for being instrumental in two projects over the last year: refurbishing a 505-foot long stone wall at the ...

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CALDWELL, NJ — After a week of overcast skies, the sun finally shone brightly on Saturday for the more than 500 runners and walkers who participated in the fifth annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk for brain cancer research. The participants gathered at the St. Aloysius Church in Caldwell for the ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex boys soccer team had its first taste of defeat on Saturday after encountering an exceptional Montclair team, which maintained its undefeated status by taking down the Knights, 2-1. “They are a good team and we made a few mistakes,” said West Essex head coach ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex football team is 2-0 on the season after a dominant 34-0 victory over Newark Central on Friday night. “Every time you win a high school football game there’s an element of satisfaction in it, but at the same time we’ve got to get better,” said West Essex head ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brooke Schatz scored two goals and assisted on the other to lead West Essex to a 3-0 girls soccer victory over Bloomfield on Friday. Emma Riberio had a goal and an assist for West Essex (3-0-1), which scored its final two goals in the second half. Lauren Geiger also had an ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, a Livingston-based accounting firm, has been nominated in the Professional Service/Accounting section of the “Best of Essex” competition for 2018.  Visit VoteLevineJacobs.com to vote.    

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ROSELAND, NJ - The Essex County Environmental Center’s 14th annual Fall Family Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland. Visitors to the Fall Family Festival can go on canoe trips on the Passaic River or nature walks in Essex ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - West Essex scored three goals in the second half and finished off a 4-0 boys soccer victory over  Science Park Thursday afternoon. Sophomore Ryan Kean opened the scoring for the Knights (2-0-1). Nico Rosamilia finished with two goals and one assist for West Essex. Sebi ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Sgt. Terry West and Sgt. Charles Ribaudo of the Roseland Police Department were officially promoted to the rank of lieutenant on Tuesday during a special swearing-in ceremony at the Roseland Borough Council meeting. Members of the police department came out in force to support ...

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ROSELAND, NJ - A kitchen fire caused extensive damage to a Passaic Avenue home Wednesday evening. According to Capt. Richard Costello of the Roseland Police Department, the fire, which was reported at 7:05 p.m., was brought under control within an hour. One Roseland police lieutenant on the ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - The Fairfield Township mayor and council, along with the Fairfield Township Police and Fire departments, remembered the events of 9/11 at a memorial service at the memorial garden on the front lawn of town hall on Tuesday. Fairfield Township Mayor James Gasparini said, “On this ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, the members of the West Caldwell Township Council approved an ordinance disallowing the growth and sale of recreational marijuana within the community. According to the amended ordinance, the Township of West Caldwell has determined that ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Roseland’s police and fire departments shut down Passaic Avenue in both directions from Eagle Rock Avenue to Harrison Avenue on Wednesday night in order to investigate a fire that occurred in the area, according to police. The fire was reported to have occurred at 75 Passaic ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Leanna Rebimbas scored three goals to lead Caldwell to a 6-2 girls soccer victory over Bloomfield on Wednesday. Angela Nicol scored two goals for the Lady Chiefs (1-1), who led, 3-0, at halftime. Sarah Blankenship added a goal and two assists in the victory. Victoria ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — More than 70 people lined up on Harrison Avenue in Roseland on Saturday morning to participate in the 36th annual Run for the Roses 5K that was majorly donated by the Roseland First Aid Squad. Louis LaSalle, one of the founders of the race, said the race started as a promotion of ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex field hockey team rattled off five goals in the first half and went on to a 7-0 victory over Glen Ridge on Tuesday. Emily Holleuffer scored three goals and had two assists for the Lady Knights (3-0), who outshot the Ridgers, 19-1. Ellie Decker notched two ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After raising nearly $60,000 and attracting more than 350 participants in 2017, eight local families that are affected by food allergies hope to surpass both of these numbers when they host the second annual Northern New Jersey Food Allergy Heroes Walk at the Livingston Memorial ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A Seton Hall University student has died from injuries sustained from falling off the campus' parking deck on Tuesday, according to a letter to the school community from the University's Interim President, Mary Meehan, on Tuesday afternoon. Meehan later identified the student as ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - Modern Music Academy (371 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell) is offering free classes for the next two weeks, from now until Sept, 21. The Modern Music Academy dance membership program is taught by experts, who are fun, incredibly experienced teachers, have their college degree in dance, ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Following the first annual Run for North Caldwell 5K run/walk and color run hosted by the North Caldwell Recreation Foundation (NCRF) on Saturday morning, the borough celebrated its annual end-of-summer picnic at the community pool, and the cool and cloudy weather did not deter ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - As the weather cooled down, football season heated up on Friday night as the Fairfield Falcons football teams kicked off the 2018 season with its annual Pep Rally.  The night was bittersweet for the 8th grade Falcons as they burst through their team banner for the last time. It ...

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