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James Caldwell to Present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

November 15, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — James Caldwell High School (JCHS) students will present their fall production, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the JCHS Center for Performing Arts.

At the center of the musical comedy is a fictional spelling bee set at Putnam County Middle School, where six young students participate and three adults judge ...

West and North Caldwell Residents Win in Essex County Parks Photography Contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Janet Markman of West Caldwell and Elise Linn of North Caldwell were among the nine winners named in the 2018 Essex County Parks Photography Contest, sponsored annually by the Essex County Environmental Center and judged by members of the Essex County Photo Club.

Markman received second place in the Adult Category for “Presby Iris Gardens,” while Linn received ...

Dog Owners from Caldwell, North Caldwell Among Strut Your Mutt Contest Winners

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Families from all over Essex County and beyond were awarded for having the best costumes at the annual Strut Your Mutt Canine Costume Parades and Contests held throughout October at Essex County's four dog parks.

At the Essex County South Mountain Dog Park Contest, Jody and Joseph Sumner from Caldwell and their pet Reed, who were dressed as characters from ...

Funtime Junction Extended Hours November 8-9

FAIRFIELD, NJ - New Jersey Public Teachers Convention is Thursday Nov. 8 and Friday, Nov. 9. School is closed and Funtime Junction is extending their hours and opening at 10 a.m.!  

Watch our Deals and Discounts section this month for Funtime Junction Black Friday Deals!



Masquers of West Essex to Bring 'Clue' to the Stage

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The Masquers of West Essex, the drama club at West Essex Regional High School (WEHS), has been hard at work putting together the final touches of its upcoming fall performance of “Clue: On Stage (High School Edition)" based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn.

Brittany Miller, director of the Masquers of West Essex program, said that members of the ...

Caldwell Community Celebrates Fall at 27th Annual Street Fair

CALDWELL, NJ — Bloomfield Avenue was closed to traffic on Sunday afternoon when 200 vendors set up stands to celebrate the 27th annual Rotary/Kiwanis Caldwell Street Fair.

Tom Cocchiola, a member of the board of overseers for the event, said he has been to all 27 events and proudly noted that “all revenue from the event goes to local and international ...

Roseland Residents Celebrate Fall at Fourth Community Bonfire

ROSELAND, NJ — The Borough of Roseland, in collaboration with the Roseland Recreation Department, Municipal Youth Guidance Committee and Roseland Police Department, hosted approximately 400 residents at the borough's fourth annual community bonfire on Friday night at the Harrison Complex.

Officer Bellantoni, president of lodge ...


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Miss New Jersey to Play First Lady Cleveland at Presidential Ball

November 8, 2018

The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association and the Montclair Orchestra have announced that Miss New Jersey, Jaime Gialloreto will assume the role of First Lady Frances Cleveland at her husband’s inaugural ball at the Women’s Club of Upper Montclair on Saturday, Nov. 10.

Adorned in a 19th Century ballgown,Gialloreto will represent the grandeur and splendor of the ...