Trinity Academy Drama Club Turns 25 with Performance of Peter Pan JR

May 16, 2018

CALDWELL, NJ — Twenty-five years ago, Caldwell’s Trinity Academy lacked a drama club to encourage students to explore their interest in performing arts. This year, the Trinity Academy Drama Club celebrated its own growth through its spring musical “Peter Pan JR,” the timeless and enchanting story of a boy who did not want to grow up.

For the 25th ...

Caldwell Man Finds Early Success in Acting and Filmmaking Industry

CALDWELL, NJ — Despite successful careers in law and investment banking, Caldwell resident Alexandru Aldea could not ignore his passion for acting. Since pursuing a career as a professional actor nearly two years ago, Aldea has been named “Best Actor” at multiple film festivals and recently made his TV debut in CNN’s six-part docuseries “POPE: The Most Powerful Man ...

West Essex Kids Honored for Accomplishments in Grover Cleveland Park Fishing Derby

CALDWELL/ESSEX FELLS, NJ – Joseph Conforti and Zach Duym of West Caldwell as well as Luke Takkel of Roseland were acknowledged for their accomplishments at last week’s Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Grover Cleveland Park.

Takkel is seen above with his father and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. as he is congratulated for catching the most fish in the ...

Young Scientists and Artists Mix at Stevenson's Annual Science Fair and Art Expo

FAIRFIELD, NJ — In order to help students gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of art and science, Adlai E. Stevenson School faculty and staff in Fairfield hosted its annual Science and Art Expo on Thursday for students in kindergarten through third grade. 

Hundreds of student masterpieces were on display along ...

West Essex District Named a “Best Community in the Nation for Music Education”

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ – The West Essex Regional School District has been named a “Best Community in the Nation for Music Education” by the The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation.

The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a ...

Fairfield Residents Develop Fairfield Historical Society

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Under the direction of Brianne Colombo, director of the Fairfield Free Public Library, and inspired by residents Marie Gilbert and Mary Lebeda, the Fairfield Historical Society has been formed. With more than 20 members, the organization has written a mission statement, set goals and devised a plan on how to organize the material on the township’s long ...

West Essex High School Hosts Fifth Annual Intergenerational Prom

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — “A Starry Night” was the theme of the West Essex High School (WEHS) fifth annual intergenerational prom on Thursday, and “starry” it was with the star balloons, star table decorations, star performance by the high school jazz band and the stars of the night—the senior citizens and high school students who ate, danced and spent time ...

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Volunteers Needed for Gould School Art Show

May 15, 2018

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Gould School in North Caldwell is looking for volunteers for the Gould School Art Show on Tuesday, May 22.

Two or three parents are needed from 3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and four or five are need from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

If interested and available for either time slot, Email Mrs. Burg at