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West Essex Field Hockey Star Lia Sinisi Named First WEHS Athlete of the Week

September 21, 2016

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — After a dominant start to her senior season, West Essex field hockey star Lia Sinisi has been named TAPinto West Essex’s Athlete of the Week.

Sinisi scored six goals in her three games this week and also added four assists. Sinisi and the Knights have already been ranked No. 1 in Group 2 and No. 2 in the Essex/Union Conference by NJ.com due to their early season ...

Car Crashes into Building on Pompton Ave. in Verona

September 26, 2016

VERONA, NJ – Portions of Pompton Ave. were closed Friday afternoon, after a car crashed into a building on Pompton Ave. near the intersection of Claremont Ae. in Verona according to Verona police.

The driver was flown to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. 

First responders included Verona's fire, police and public works departments and rescue squad, Cedar Grove ...

Police Investigate Second Attempted Luring in Roselle

September 23, 2016

ROSELLE, NJ - Another attempt to lure a youth in Roselle occurred Thursday afternoon, Sept. 22, when a 16 year old girl was approached on the 500 block of Walnut st. around 4:30p.m by a man in a silver SUV style vehicle. According to Roselle Police Chief Gerald J. Orlando, the man exited the vehicle and grabbed the girl around the waist, but the girl was able to break free and run ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, September 27, 10:00 AM

Richard J. Codey Arena, West Orange

11th ANNUAL ESSEX COUNTY SENIOR WELLNESS DAY 9/27

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Tue, September 27, 12:00 PM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

Turtle Tots Program Returns to the Cora Hartshorn ...

Education Green

Dear Democrats, The Road Less Traveled Needs Paving

September 26, 2016

Dear Democrats: The Road Less Traveled Needs Paving
 
On November 8th, many voters entering the voting booth will be checking the box for who they dislike the least. Sadly, our political culture is now defined more by what we oppose. This election will mark the end of a unique, if not historic campaign season punctuated by demagoguery and hate filled speeches by one candidate, and the ...

On the Move: A Consumer Conference for People with Spinal Cord Injury

September 20, 2016

You’re cordially invited to attend On the Move: A Consumer Conference for People with Spinal Cord Injury on this Friday, September 23rd, 9:30am-4:30 pm, in West Orange, NJ.

The Kessler Foundation conference will provide a rare opportunity for the media to see people with spinal cord injury (SCI) demonstrating how to use various types of robotic ...

Chiropractic: Prep Football’s Line of Defense

High school football season is in full swing.  From California to New Jersey, you can find a game on any given Friday night.

In large cities and small towns, high school football is a big deal in the local community.  Prep sports also are really important for the young athletes involved, whether it’s the bruising action of football or the relative solitude of the cross country ...

Charitable IRA rollover can pay off in more ways than one

If you have a traditional IRA, your money can grow on a tax-deferred basis, but sooner or later you’ll have to start taking taxable withdrawals from your account. But what if you could make these withdrawals less “taxing,” while at the same time supporting a charitable group? Using a Charitable IRA rollover, you can do just that!

To begin with, the basic rule governing ...

Letting the Jean-ie Out of the Bottle

Sometime between the end of last spring and the beginning of this fall, someone snuck into my closet and shrunk all my jeans.  I tried to convince my husband that we had a problem with the dryer, but since all of his jeans still fit, it was a hard sell.  Without thinking it through, he scoffed and suggested that maybe it wasn't the jeans – maybe it was ...