WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — Take a look at TAPinto West Essex's Top 10 stories of August 2017, based on pageviews:
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By DANIELLE SANTOLANovember 21, 2017
CALDWELL, NJ — The Borough of Caldwell recently celebrated the grand opening of Krafty Hair Kreation Studio, located at 487 Bloomfield Ave., with a ceremonious ribbon cutting.
Owner Ron Recchia, a West Orange native and current resident of Ledgewood, welcomed Caldwell Mayor Ann Dassing and other local leaders to the grand opening event.
“I want to create a unique ...
By CURTIS LEEDSNovember 20, 2017
FLEMINGTON, NJ – The way Betsy Driver sees it, her victory in the Flemington Borough Council race marks a first for a U.S. election.
Driver, a Democrat, won the election along with independent Michael Harris. Both are newcomers who unseated two incumbent candidates. Although it was a crowded race, many in the borough think Driver won more votes than any other Flemington Borough ...
By GAIL BOTTONENovember 19, 2017
NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Catherine Marino, a West Essex High School junior, was recently selected to play saxophone in the 90th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Thursday as part of the Macy’s Great American Marching Band.
Marino submitted an audition video when Anthony Fabrizio, West Essex director of bands, shared information about the Macy's ...
By NICK TEODORONovember 18, 2017
WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex Knights football team is headed to the North 2, Section 3 championship after a resilient 28-14 victory over Rahway on Friday night.
“It’s been a lot of semifinal disappointments these last couple of years, but this team is special,” said West Essex head coach Chris Benacquista. “They are really, really resilient and when ...
By DANIEL J. MUNOZNovember 18, 2017
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Essex County man died Friday night after a shooting in New Brunswick, authorities announced on Saturday.
Tawan Moses, 25, of East Orange, was found dead by authorities at 8:30 p.m. on Throop Avenue near Fester Park, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey.
Moses had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the ...
By TAPINTO WEST ESSEX STAFFNovember 18, 2017
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell football team was eliminated from the playoffs Friday night with a 47-27 loss to Hackettstown.
Hackettstown scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 27-13 lead before halftime in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 2 playoffs.
Brian Clarkin threw two touchdown passes to James T. Miller for Caldwell (8-3), and Matt Driggs rushed for two ...
By TAPINTO.NET STAFFNovember 17, 2017
WEST ORANGE, NJ — After reaching its 12th-consecutive attendance milestone in 2016 with 795,558 visitors during its 10th anniversary Holiday Lights Spectacular, the Turtle Back Zoo invites the public to the 11th annual Holiday Lights Spectacular, featuring 50 figures illuminated by one million lights both at the zoo and the surrounding Essex County South Mountain Recreation ...