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December 8, 2022

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- The West Essex ice hockey team will open its season Friday at 6:30 p.m. against Old Tappan at Codey Arena in West Orange. The Knights are coming off a 9-13 season that included a trip to the semifinal round of the McInnis Cup Tournament. Left-handed junior forward Luca ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- The West Essex School District recently named its honorees as the Middle School Students of the Month of November. Receiving recognition were:    Grade 7 Luciana Cross Aarav Baheti Robby Laterza   Grade 8 Michael Malinski Nicholas Street Maya Zynwala  

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CALDWELL, NJ -- Councilman Henderson Cole introduced a resolution that would delay the demolition of Caldwell Borough Hall and the public library for 45 days so that incoming Mayor-elect Garrett Jones and councilmen-elect Kris Brown and Darrin Daniolowicz may be “brought up to speed” on the ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Portions of Route 46 were closed early Tuesday afternoon after a serious accident, according to Fairfield police. Route 46 East was closed in the area of Clinton Road, and Route 46 West was closed at Plymouth Street after a motor vehicle accident. Low-hanging wires in the ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Phenix Wyche, a senior at James Caldwell High School, recently signed a letter of intent. Wyche, a member of the Chiefs' gymnastics program, has committed to attend SUNY Brockport, where she will compete the sport next year. "Gymnastics has been a positive uplifting ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- In its 2023 rankings of the Best School Districts in New Jersey, Niche.com rated the Caldwell-West Caldwell district No. 96 of 243 districts statewide and No. 10 in Essex County.  The Caldwell-West Caldwell School District's Overall Niche Grade: A- Academics: Grade ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Caldwell football team capped its second consecutive undefeated season by winning the first overall NJSIAA Group 2 state championship in history, 18-14, over Rumson-Fair Haven Sunday at Rutgers University. The Chiefs (13-0) will carry the longest active winning streak in ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Board of Education recently accepted a donation from the South End School FSA (Family & School Association) for $34,713.02 to be used towards the creation of a playground named in honor of Nicky Storms. Nicky was a Cedar Grove resident who passed away in ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- In its 2023 rankings of the Best School Districts in New Jersey, Niche.com rated the West Essex Regional School District No. 14 of 243 districts statewide and No. 3 in Essex County.  The West Essex School District's Overall Niche Grade: A+ Academics: Grade A+ Diversity: ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- The West Essex School District recently named its honorees as the Middle School Students of the Month of October. Receiving recognition were:  Grade 7 Maria Kuznetova Sarah Critchett Amanda Conway   Grade 8 Jonah Hecht Zoe Jewett Arthur Seabra

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- By this time last year, the Caldwell football team was done. The Chiefs had capped an undefeated season by winning every title available to them -- conference, sectional (NJSIAA Section 1, Group 2) and regional (North Group 2). A year later, Caldwell still hasn't lost. Only, ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- The Borough of Caldwell and the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department will be holding the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony this Saturday, Dec. 3. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., Santa will be escorted by the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department and will arrive at 5 p.m. at the Caldwell ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ – Because of the retirement of Judge Frank Pomaco, who served Fairfield for 25 years as municipal judge, Vincent Failla was appointed by Fairfield’s Mayor and Council on Monday to take his place. Failla had been the township’s municipal prosecutor for the last seven years. To fill ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- Four members of the West Essex boys soccer team have been named to the Super Essex Conference All-American Division First Team for 2022. Zach Smith, a senior, was selected to the first team in a vote of the conference's coaches. Smith finished with eight goals and seven ...

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VERONA/NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- The Verona Township Council approved an ordinance Nov. 21 for several new stop signs on White Rock road. The agreement is in collaboration with North Caldwell for the purposes of enhancing road safety in the area. The new stop signs are at the intersection ...

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NEWTON, NJ - As COVID subsides, Birth Haven, a shelter for Homeless Pregnant Women and their Babies is at full capacity with 9 residents and 4 babies, with more on a waiting list.  With some COVID protocols still in place, Birth Haven is facing additional costs as these expecting moms fulfill ...

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ESSEX FELLS, NJ -- Nicholas Milone took the oath to become the newst member of the Essex Fells Police Department this week. At Tuesday night's Borough Council meeting, Mayor Edward Davis and the council swore in Officer Milone.  "Congratulations Officer Milone," Essex Fells Police ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- It was a triumphant season for the Fairfield Recreation boys and girls soccer teams. All the Fairfield teams that advanced to the playoffs won. Fairfield Warriors (7/8th grade girls) Champions Head coach: Rob Lombardy Jordon Centrowitz Giuliana Giordano Charlotte ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Two members of the Caldwell girls soccer team have been named to the Super Essex Conference All-Liberty Division First Team for 2022. Cassidy Brown and Mya Rivera of Caldwell both were selected to the first team in a vote of the conference's coaches.  Brown, a senior ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- As the West Caldwell Town Council continues to make infrastructure improvements to relieve flooding, contracts were unanimously awarded to two contractors to remedy water retention problems during Tuesday’s meeting.  The Westview Place drainage project has been contracted to ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- Two members of the West Essex girls soccer team have been named to the Super Essex Conference All-American Division First Team for 2022. Ella Clausi and Morgan Perini of West Essex both were selected to the first team in a vote of the conference's coaches.  Clausi, a ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- A man sitting in his vehicle sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound at approximately 8:50 p.m. Monday in the Essex Green ShopRite parking lot at 1 Rooney Circle. The shooter ran from the scene into the AMC parking lot and fled in unknown direction, according to West ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Five student-athletes from James Caldwell High School last week signed letters of intent to attend colleges whre they will continue their athletic careers. Taking part in the Nov. 16 ceremony at the high school were:   Finn Coogan Russell, a swimmer who will attend ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Two members of the Caldwell field hockey team were named to the Super Essex Conference All-Liberty Division First Team for 2022. Ella Pasquarelli and Teagan Quinn of Caldwell both were selected to the first team in a vote of the conference's coaches. Pasquarelli, a ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- North Caldwell police identified more than one suspect and charged them with aggravated assault on Sunday afternoon. According to the North Caldwell Police Department, police were notified of a vehicle theft in the borough on Sunday. The suspect vehicle fled the scene ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- Milling and paving will occur on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 21-22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Central Avenue between Miller Street and Wakefield Place. Central Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic during the construction from Miller Street to Wakefield Place. If you need to ...

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MARLTON, NJ -- The undefeated Caldwell football team now knows the identity of its championship game opponent. Rumson-Fair Haven defeated Willingboro, 42-6, in the other NJSIAA Group 2 state semifinal game on Sunday, giving Rumson-Fair Haven (8-4) the other berth in the NJSIAA Group 2 final ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Sunday, Nov. 13 was a big day for both the Fairfield Falcons and the Caldwell Chiefs football teams. The Fairfield Falcons Varsity Squads C & B and the Caldwell Cheifs Varsity A Squad all walked away with Super Bowl victories. As a bonus, Lattimer Realty of Fairfield & ...

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SOMERSET, NJ -- Louie Anemone's tiebreaking 12-yard touchdown run with 4:11 left in the game gave Caldwell a 13-7 football victory over Westwood in the NJSIAA Group 2 state semifinals Saturday afternoon at Franklin High School. The victory, the 27th in a row for the Chiefs (12-0), puts Caldwell ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- It's another week, and another undefeated opponent for the Caldwell football team. The Chiefs, carrying a state-leading 26-game winning streak, will play unbeaten Westwood in the NJSIAA Group 2 state semifinals Saturday at 2 p.m. at Franklin High School in Somerset. Last ...

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