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By TAPINTO WEST ORANGE STAFFMarch 29, 2017
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Joshua Schor, MD, CMD, medical director at Daughters of Israel in West Orange, was recently named the 2017 Medical Director of the Year by AMDA (The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine) during the society’s annual conference in Phoenix, AZ.
Schor has served in his role at Daughters of Israel since 2001. In 2014, he established an interdisciplinary ...
By TAPINTO WEST ESSEX STAFFMarch 29, 2017
WESTFIELD, NJ - The West Essex varsity boys lacrosse team wasted no time stepping up in class this season.
The Knights, a Group 2 team, opened their season with a 14-6 loss to Group 4 Westfield, one of the most highly touted teams in the state. Nonetheless, West Essex is expected to contend in Group 2, even though its battles within the Fitch-Pitt Division are guaranteed to be challenging ...
By GAIL BOTTONEMarch 29, 2017
FAIRFIELD, NJ — While addressing the Fairfield Township Council on Monday, Township Administrator Joseph Catenaro asked for the council’s permission to draw up a proposed ordinance that would modify the township’s towing law.
Catenaro explained that, as it stands now, if a car gets towed to the tow yard after 5 p.m., which is after the tow yard closes for the day, the owner ...
By GAIL BOTTONEMarch 29, 2017
FAIRFIELD, NJ — The annual Township of Fairfield Easter Egg Hunt will be held on the turf field on Saturday, April 15. In case of rain, the event will be held in the new recreation building.
The egg hunt begins at 10:00 a.m. for three-and-four year olds, 10:15 a.m. for kindergarten students, 10:30 a.m. for first graders, and 11:00 a.m. for second graders. All times are approximate, ...
By DANIELLE SANTOLA & CONOR MCCLOSKEYMarch 28, 2017
CALDWELL, NJ — Members of the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) hosted a celebratory ribbon cutting last week to commemorate the grand opening of Stacy E. Oberfield, DDS General Dentistry, which recently moved to 45 Smull Avenue in Caldwell.
Originally located in West Caldwell, Oberfield has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years with approximately 18 years ...
By TAPINTO WEST ESSEX STAFFMarch 28, 2017
CALDWELL, NJ — Trinity Academy recently announced the winners of its first-annual STEM competition, “Global Challenges, Local Solutions.”
Winning teams and their displays were a part of the Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Newark’s first annual STEM EXPO at the Archdiocesan Youth Retreat Center, located at 499 Belgrove Drive in Kearny, on Saturday. Projects ...
By GAIL BOTTONEMarch 28, 2017
FAIRFIELD, NJ — Local author Catherine Magia, a former Fairfield resident and graduate of West Essex High School, has written one book entitled “The Fisherman’s Bride” and is on her way to writing its sequel. She recently hosted a book signing at the Fairfield Public Library that was attended by friends, family members and fans.
Brianne Colombo, director of the ...