Saturday, December 1st, West Essex Weather

December 1, 2012 at 8:57 AM

Temperature 34°, 28° with the windchill.

High today: 41° by 2pm
CLOUDY all day
27% chance of rain all day today

* Sunset: 4:30 pm

Update from the Fairfield, Essex County Airport.

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West Essex Football's Michael Lacovara Named West Essex Athlete of the Week

October 23, 2016

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — A captain in any sport has a plethora of responsibilities that t must take care of, but especially on a team as big as the West Essex Football Knights. Michael Lacovara, one of the 2016 captains, is known for managing these responsibilities impeccably while still excelling on the field, earning him the title of West Essex Athlete of the Week.

Lacovara has been a ...

Bronze Plaque Recognizes Essex Fells Resident as Community and Governmental Leader

October 23, 2016

NEWARK, NJ —A bronze plaque now located along Essex County Legends Way at the Essex County Government Complex in Newark was recently dedicated to Essex Fells resident Adrian Foley, former Essex County Surrogate

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. unveiled the plaque on Oct. 13 with Essex County Deputy Chief of Staff William Payne, Freeholder Patricia ...

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

Mon, October 24, 6:30 PM

Cedar Grove Public LIbrary, Cedar Grove

How Long Does Grief Last?

Education Health & Wellness

Mon, October 24, 6:30 PM

Cedar Grove Public Library, Cedar Grove

How Long Does Grief Last?

Education Health & Wellness

Tue, October 25, 12:00 PM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

Turtle Tots Program Returns to the Cora Hartshorn ...

Education Green

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 ...

Pass me a Flagel with Cream Cheese, Please

“Ummm, this is good,” said my husband with a mouthful of food. “What is it?”

I looked up from the kitchen sink where I was doing dishes.  “It’s a cronut.”

“A what?”

“A cronut.  It’s part croissant part doughnut.”

He looked at me like I had two heads.

“I was actually going to get some duffins, ...

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, ...