West Caldwell Council Views Municipal Budget with $64 Tax Increase on Average Home

February 23, 2017

WEST CALDWELL, NJ—Owners of the average West Caldwell Township property, assessed at $437,900, would see a property-tax increase of $64 if the proposed 2017 municipal budget is adopted as written, according township administrator Adam Brewer.

At Tuesday’s West Caldwell Township Council meeting, Brewer also said that three areas of the budget—health insurance, debt service and ...

TAP into West Essex Announces After Work Networking this Wednesday

FAIRFIELD, NJ – TAP into West Essex is hosting an after work networking event Wednesday evening for all local business professionals.

“Whether you own a business, work for a local business, are looking to hire or are looking for a new job, we hope that you will stop by and hang out with us,” said Jessica Marrone Parkes, business manager for

How To Get The Most Out of TAPinto West Essex in 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Take a moment and find out how to get more from TAPinto West Essex, and see how easy it is to get up-to-the-minute news about everything going on in the community: breaking news, sports, politics, education, events, and more.

Also, use us to place classified ads, calendar events, and business listings by simply clicking "Submit Content" at ...

Mountain Ridge Country Club President Named to Top 22 in United States

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Serving as president of Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell from 2012 to 2016, John Fanburg, a Livingston resident and managing member of the Roseland-based law group Brach Eichler LLC, was recently named by BoardRoom magazine as one of the Top 22 Private Club Presidents for 2016.

BoardRoom magazine, the official publication of the Association of Private Club ...

TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today launched a free TAPinto App this week for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application. With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push notifications ...

Fairfield Firm Honored with Small Business Administration Tibbetts Award for Driving Innovation

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently honored Mitrajit Mukerjee, president and founder of Fairfield-based Exelus, Inc., with a Tibbetts Award for the role his technology company plays in research and development as well as for successfully driving innovation and creating new jobs with the help of SBA’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) ...

Caldwell Mayor Thanks Carlyle Residents and Area Businesses for Generosity Over Holidays

CALDWELL, NJ — The Human Services Department of Caldwell/West Caldwell had one of its most successful holiday seasons ever, according to Caldwell Mayor Ann Dassing, who said this was in part due to partnerships that Director of Human Services Maria Burak has developed over the years.

Joanne Zascone of Carlyle Towers in Caldwell, which is in its third year of partnering with the township, ...

North Essex Chamber of Commerce Unveils Connection Card Program

MONTCLAIR, NJ – The North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) is seeking to connect its members with the community through the newly unveiled Connection Card program. Launching in 2017, the program offers a discount card valid at participating NECC businesses.

The card is available for purchase by the general community and is valid from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2017. Savings include free ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from the North Essex Chamber of Commerce

Dear Community, 

As 2016 comes to a close, it is a time of reflection for many of us. For myself and the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC), it has been an exciting and rewarding year.

All our efforts in community and membership outreach have paid off. Awareness of the chamber in the 9 towns that we serve continues to grow and membership is thriving. We engaged with hundreds of ...

Look out for our "Letters from the Leaders:" A Message from TAPinto West Essex

Dear Readers,

As 2016 comes to a close, TAPinto West Essex will release a series of letters to the community from the area’s leaders, including messages from the boards of education, police departments and more from the Caldwells, Fairfield, Roseland and Essex Fells.

TAPinto West Essex encourages readers to keep an eye out for these messages throughout the week, as they will review ...

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TAPinto Crushes Monthly Readership Record with 809,024 Readers in January 2017

February 6, 2017, a network of 61 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey and New York, marked the beginning of 2017 with a record month of traffic in January.   

January also marked the launch of TAPinto Newark, which—out of the gate—broke the story of a bishop being assaulted in a cathedral in Newark.  The article was picked up by ABC, NBC, CBS, the ...