WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ —As summer begins, TAPinto West Essex takes a look at the top 10 stories of the month, based on pageviews. Click on the headlines to refresh.
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By GAIL BOTTONEJanuary 17, 2018
FAIRFIELD, NJ — A bond ordinance providing an appropriation of $3 million for renovations to the police department building and related improvements to the municipal building was adopted during the mayor and council meeting on Monday. The ordinance also authorizes the issuance of $2.85 million in bonds or notes of the township for financing part of the appropriation.
Fairfield Mayor ...
By TAPINTO WEST ESSEX STAFFJanuary 16, 2018
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Caldwell outscored Livingston in all four quarters and went on to a 40-24 girls basketball victory on Tuesday.
Hope Casale scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds for Caldwell (6-4), which outscored Livingston, 15-9, in the second quarter to take a 19-11 halftime lead.
Ashleigh Bryant finished with nine points and four steals, Brielle Guarente grabbed 10 rebounds and ...
By NICK TEODOROJanuary 16, 2018
CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell wrestling team defeated Cedar Grove, 36-33, Monday.
Cedar Grove held a slim lead at 33-30 heading into the final match of the evening at the 220 pounds weight class. A phenomenal individual effort from Caldwell’s Kyle Schaffer in crunch time resulted in a pin-fall win in 1:28 of the first round and the decisive Chief victory.
Cedar Grove’s loss is ...
By TAPINTO WEST ESSEX STAFFJanuary 15, 2018
FAIRFIELD, NJ — A Totowa woman whose identity is being withheld was pinned between a vehicle and Hair Core beauty salon of Fairfield, located in a strip mall at 390 Fairfield Road, on Monday morning, according to Fairfield police.
The woman, who was described as being 60 years old, had injuries to her lower extremities. Her full condition is not known at this time.
The Fairfield ...
By DANIELLE SANTOLAJanuary 15, 2018
LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston and Essex County officials were enthusiastic about the outcome of a productive public forum held on Thursday at Livingston Town Hall to gather residents’ input regarding the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP).
As mayor in 2016, current deputy mayor Al Anthony worked hard to receive a commitment from Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo ...
By TAPINTO STAFFORD-LBI STAFF REPORTJanuary 15, 2018
TOMS RIVER, NJ — The Ocean County Board of Freeholders is strongly opposed to a Trump administration plan to expand offshore oil and gas drilling to the waters of nearly every coastal state in the nation. The board plans to vote on an official resolution on Wednesday against the coastal drilling.
The proposal by the Trump Administration includes 47 ...
By TAPINTO WEST ORANGE STAFFJanuary 14, 2018
LIVINGSTON, NJ — Golda Och Academy’s robotics team, the CodeRunners, recently competed in the second FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) game of the 2017-2018 season at Livingston High School and was ranked No. 1 out of 30 teams.
By winning five out of five matches, the CodeRunners qualified to advance to the FTC New Jersey State Championship.
“It is so exciting to see the ...