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September 26, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After experiencing headaches in early June, 14-year-old Anthony Walker was rushed to Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, where the medical team identified that fluid from an infection had traveled to his brain and required immediate emergency surgery to relieve the ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — It was standing room only during Roseland’s council meeting Tuesday as proud parents and family members looked on as Mayor James R. Spango and members of the borough council congratulated the Roseland Orioles and Roseland Rockets for winning their respective league ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Caldwell boys soccer team is finding a good rhythm after a 2-1 victory over Cedar Grove gave the squad its third victory in its last four games.  “It’s nice to get the win, it was definitely a struggle and Cedar Grove definitely made it entertaining and fun to watch,” ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ — The Caldwell football team scored five touchdowns in the first half and rolled to a 42-13 victory over Parsippany to stay undefeated Friday night. Lucas Lattimer finished with three touchdowns for the Chiefs (3-0), who led, 21-0, after one quarter. Luke Kurzum's 20-yard TD pass ...

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ORANGE, NJ — The West Essex football team scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and went on to a 34-0 victory over Orange on Friday night. Vito Finetti scored the first two TDs for the Knights (3-1) on runs of 5 and 30 yards. Jack Massotto rambled 25 yards for a touchdown and John Moss ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Orthopedic injuries are common for athletes who play at the high school, collegiate or professional levels, according to experts. Many young men and women suffer from anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, hip labral tears, meniscus tears, shoulder dislocation, elbow ligament ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with comedian John Poveromo about vaccinations and their role in stand-up comedy venues. Vaccine mandates have been making headlines recently in the stand-up comedy world, with Saturday Night Live alumni Jim Breuer making a statement ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education recognized Evan Brown, a senior at James Caldwell High School, during its meeting this past Monday.  Brown is a member of the Venturing program, a Boy Scouts of America-approved co-educational program for youth between the ages of ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex girls soccer team remained undefeated with a 2-0 victory over Montclair-Kimberley Academy on Thursday. Alex Sek scored one goal and assisted on another one by Ava Visaggio for West Essex (4-0-1), which scored one goal in each half.  With 27:08 left in the ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- The catalytic converters recently stolen from beneath eight South Orange-Maplewood School District buses are likely worth about $20,000, according to police. The Maplewood Police Department is investigating the theft of the expensive exhaust system components, reporting that ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Residents of Second Avenue and connecting streets attended the Borough Council meeting on Tuesday asking for assistance in the aftermath of the recent damage to their homes that occurred from Hurricane Ida on Sept 1 due to overflow of culverts. Jim Fossetta, a 33-year resident of ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex Regional School District ranks No. 14 among 243 school districts in the state of New Jersey and No. 3 in Essex County, according to the annual ranks released by Niche.com.    The website this week released its 2022 Best Schools and Districts rankings. Now in ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Setting the stage for the next five years, the Caldwell-West Caldwell Board of Education unanimously approved the district’s strategic goals and actions plans during their meeting Monday evening. The district’s mission statement is “to foster, inspire, and champion learning for ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Caldwell scored two goals in the second half to pull away for a 3-0 boys soccer victory over Bloomfield on Monday. Jimmy Rizzo connected for two of the goals for the Chiefs (2-3). Aren Koraian scored the other Caldwell goal. James Quagliana, Matt Casale and Tobias Catizone ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — People lined Hollywood Avenue last Saturday at the Fairfield Hollywood Avenue Recreation Park, waving the American flag wearing T-shirts saying, “Freedom Loving Patriots - We the People," “No Masks” and other shirts and banners supporting former President Donald Trump. Most ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University has shared this letter from the president of the University, Joseph E Nyre, Ph.D. regarding the sudden death of an undergraduate student following a medical emergency in the dormitory. "Dear Members of the Seton Hall Community,  It ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — An workplace accident at 140 Harrison Ave. that resulted in the death of an employee on Monday is under investigation, according to a statement issued Monday evening by Mayor James Spango. The mayor's statement provided no details about the nature of the incident that resulted in ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — During the summer, West Essex senior Joey Bejjani auditioned and was accepted into the NJMEA All-State Orchestra as a violinist. Bejjani was chosen through a competitive audition of 176 violinists from across New Jersey to rehearse and perform in this year's All-State ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The West Caldwell Police Department's body-worn camera program went into effect this past weekend. Beginning on Friday, West Caldwell police officers started wearing the cameras on their beats.  The West Caldwell Police Department has had a "dash cam" system inside ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The new Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC), a high-volume pancreatic cancer center in Livingston, is using top-notch technology—and a multidisciplinary team of doctors—to evaluate a pancreatic cyst before it becomes cancerous. According ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Caldwell girls tennis team defeated West Orange, 4-1, Friday behind the initial efforts of the first- and second-doubles teams. The teams, headed by Christina Brown and Sydney Shifman and Marisa Brown with partner Alexandra Li, respectively, both posted victories. The ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex football team scored six touchdowns in the first half and went on to overpower Barringer, 49-7, on Friday night. Joseph Visaggio scored three touchdowns in the first half, including a 42-yard run for the Knight's first score of the game. Donnie Long's 20-yard ...

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MADISON, NJ — Harry Boland scored two touchdowns to lead Caldwell to a 38-0 football victory over Madison on Friday night. Boland's 56-yard TD run was one of two touchdowns for the Chiefs (2-0) in the first quarter. Pat Capozzoli followed that with a 4-yard TD run and Nick McNish's PAT gave ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Gianna Macrino collected three goals and one assist to lead West Essex to a 5-0 field hockey victory over A.L. Johnson on Thursday. Cait Lutz scored one goal and assisted on one for the Lady Knights (4-0), who had a 4-0 lead at halftime. Cielle McInerney also scored a ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — In order to get a baseline as to where students in the Caldwell-West Caldwell School District are academically as the new school year begins, the Start Strong Assessments will be administered through Oct. 22.   Board of Education Vice-President Julianne Grosso confirmed at ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The Caldwell girls tennis team defeated Columbia, 4-1, and honored its 12th-graders on Senior Day Wednesday. The four contributing seniors were Abby Rapuano, Veronica Ramos, Sara Catizone and Athena Drollas. Rapuano and Abby Fliegler won their singles matchups. The doubles ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - West Essex Regional District Superintendent of Schools Damion Macioci said at Monday’s Board of Education meeting that, for the first time since March 2020, the entire student body is on campus at the same time returning to a regular schedule of a full day with ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell scored all its goals in the second half to secure its first girls soccer victory of the season, 3-0, over Whippany Park on Thursday. Angela Nicol scored one goal and assisted on another for Caldwell (1-2). Anne Gustavsen and Juliana Procopio each scored a goal for ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Comedian Jim Breuer has canceled several shows, including one set to take place at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, because of their COVID-19 vaccine policies. Set to perform on December 3, Breuer, explained via video that his decision came after he felt that the various ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — Mayor James R. Spango released the following statement to TAPInto West Essex in response to a statement made by Caldwell business administrator Thomas Banker during Caldwell's recent meeting held on Sept 9.  At the time, Banker had stated that the introduction of the Caldwell 2021 ...

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