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West Essex Junior Julia Russo Named West Essex Athlete of the Week

October 7, 2016

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex field hockey team is among the most prominent programs in the state, and is always developing new star players. West Essex Athlete of the Week Julia Russo has taken her game to new heights in her junior season, both on and off the field.

With 14 goals in the first eight games, she is tied for the team lead in goals, while also tying for second on the ...

Introducing Parklets (VIDEO): Mini Parks Pop-Up on Montclair Streets

October 14, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Just what exactly is a parklet, you may ask? A Parklet is the use of a parking space to serve another purpose, says Montclair Center BID Director, Israel Cronk. In this case, Montclair has repurposed a parking space to foster community and conversation. 

The parklet is most identified as a sidewalk extension that provides more space and amenities for people ...

Willowbrook Mall Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

October 12, 2016

WAYNE, NJ - A note found at Willowbrook Mall Monday evening forced an evacuation after details stated there were multiple bombs planted.

One shopper took to social media to describe her experience stating that officers rushed in with "big guns" drawn, instructing patrons to exit immediately.

After the evacuation, police officials stated that there was no threat ...

Upcoming Events


Fri, October 21, 7:00 PM

Bane Haunted House, Livingston

Bane Haunted House is Open this Weekend - Buy ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Sat, October 22, 8:00 AM


Caldwell Merchants Association to Host Town-wide ...

Sat, October 22, 9:00 AM

Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston

Free Baby Fair at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

Health & Wellness

First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell Wants Your Gently-Used Coats and Sweaters

October 13, 2016

CALDWELL, NJ — For the 17th consecutive year, the First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell is holding a winter coat and sweater drive from Oct. 9 to Oct. 23 and will accept gently used coats and sweaters at the church office at 326 Bloomfield Ave. in Caldwell.

The church will accept coats for men, women and children. The garments should be clean and free from rips and stains. It is ...

Athletes Choose Chiropractic

Whether it’s the Super Bowl or a scrimmage, the Masters or a practice round, a professional athlete’s medical team is always nearby. For a majority of them, that team includes a chiropractor. Athletes such as Aaron Rodgers, Vernon Davis, Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth view chiropractic as an essential part of their overall health and wellness routines.

Why do so many professional ...

Going Toe to Toe

There are a lot of body parts I’m not particularly happy with (you thighs know who you are), but the one part of me I’ve never been bothered by is my feet. Not to be conceited, but I’ve always thought I had pretty nice feet, as far as feet go. They are not too fat or too thin, my arches are not too high or too low, and my toes all line up nicely in descending order. I ...

Why Worry?

The President of the United States and a designated Military Aide with top level security clearance are riding on Air Force One.


President: Reluctantly, I have decided to drop the bomb.


Aide: Yes, sir.  You will need this.  It’s the Nuclear Football.


President: It looks like a black briefcase with an antenna.


Aide: It is, ...