WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — As February comes to a close, TAPinto West Essex takes a look at the Top 10 local stories of the month, based on pageviews. Click on the headlines to refresh:

1. Farmers of Fairfield: A History of Suzy Lane

2. Charges Against Lieutenant Disputed Amidst Ongoing Lawsuit with Borough of Caldwell

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3. “Sophisticated Group” of Car Thieves Targets Fairfield, Roseland and Surrounding Towns

4. Fairfield Resident Alerts Police of Suspicious Person; Leads to Narcotics Arrest

5. Authorities Presume Caldwell Stabbing is not a Stranger-to-Stranger Encounter

6. Fairfield Resident Assists in Apprehension of Escaped Shoplifting Suspect

7. Essex Fells Police Department Swears in New Chief, Lieutenant, Sergeant and Officer

8. Township of West Caldwell Appoints New Probationary Officer to Police Department

9. West Caldwell Police Respond to Suspicious Utility Worker Scam

10. West Essex Football’s Brian O’Neill Signs Letter of Intent to Play at University of Pennsylvania