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 DANIELLE SANTOLASeptember 21, 2017
CALDWELL, NJ — In the ongoing legal battle between Caldwell Police Chief James Bongiorno and members of the Caldwell Police Department, the Borough of Caldwell recently reaffirmed its intention to continue standing behind the chief. The borough also stated that it has no intention of settling.
On July 14 of this year, Caldwell Lt. Michael Geary filed a civil lawsuit against both the ...
By JASON MOUSSABSeptember 20, 2017
WEST CALDWELL, NJ – An ordinance regarding land-use procedures and permitting self-storage facilities was adopted by the West Caldwell Township Council at its public meeting on Tuesday.
“Fifty-to-60 years ago, self-storage facilities were outlawed in this town,” said West Caldwell Mayor Joseph Tempesta. “With this ordinance, it allows us to have one in the ...
By DANIELLE SANTOLASeptember 20, 2017
CALDWELL, NJ — While crossing the intersection at Bloomfield Avenue and Smull Avenue in Caldwell on Tuesday, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, Mayor Ann Dassing confirmed later that evening.
According to Dassing, the pedestrian was a student at Caldwell University and was unharmed. However, she raised concerns about the traffic safety in that area and announced her intention to ...
By TAPINTO WEST ORANGE STAFFSeptember 19, 2017
WEST ORANGE, NJ – Jessica Israel, MD, a resident of Matawan who has been a practicing geriatrician with RWJBarnabas Health since 2002, was recently appointed as Corporate Chair of Geriatrics for RWJBarnabas Health.
In this new role, Dr. Israel will be working alongside geriatricians and interdisciplinary teams from across the system to develop innovative, cohesive programs with a ...
By TAPINTO WEST ESSEX STAFFSeptember 19, 2017
NEWARK, NJ - Leanna Rebimbas scored five goals in a game for the second time this season to lead Caldwell to an 8-2 girls soccer victory over Newark East Side on Monday.
Emily and Megan Blankenship scored a goal apiece and Allie Frank closed out the scoring for Caldwell, which had four goals in each half.
Samantha Austin constributed three assists to the victory. Goalies Georgia Mazzo ...
By DANIELLE SANTOLA & CONOR MCCLOSKEYSeptember 19, 2017
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Members of the West Orange, Livingston, North Essex (NECC), Maplewood, Millburn/Short Hills and South Orange Chambers of Commerce mingled amongst each other at a multi-chamber networking event on Sept. 13, hosted by the West Orange Chamber of Commerce (WOCC) at the Thomas Edison Museum.
Michael Daniels, president of the NECC, said the event was extremely successful ...
By NICK TEODOROSeptember 18, 2017
NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex boys soccer team dropped a tough 3-0 loss to an undefeated powerhouse in Montclair on Monday night, falling to 1-3-1 on the young season.
“They’re a good team,” said West Essex head coach Rob Grosso. “Montclair has a lot of depth, they’re skilled, they’re tactically a better team.”
Montclair came out strong, ...