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Montclair-Kimberley Academy Track Coach Dies While Coaching

April 19, 2017

VERONA, NJ - Tom Fleming, varsity track coach and teacher at Montclair-Kimberley Academy, died suddenly on Wednesday night. 

Eyewitnesses have reported that 65-year-old Fleming died during a meet at the track in Verona.  Many people whose lives have been touched by Fleming have expressed their disbelief and condolences.  

In 1973 and 1975, Fleming won the New York City ...

Essex County Fishing Derby Dates Announced

NEWARK, NJ – Essex County will once again host fishing derbies in its parks this spring. The free events will be held in seven locations in the Essex County Park System.

The fishing derbies provide an opportunity for local children to enjoy the historic Essex County Park System in a different and fun way.

"You’ll have a great time creating your own ‘big ...

West Orange Resident to Run for Essex County District 4 Freeholder Position

ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — West Orange resident Adam Kraemer recently announced his run for District Four Freeholder in the municipalities of Millburn, West-Orange, Livingston, Essex Fells, Roseland. West- Caldwell, Verona, Cedar Grove, North-Caldwell, Fairfield and Caldwell. 

The following is his campaign statement:

Kraemer is a longterm resident of the county, having resided ...

West Orange Student Competes on Circus-Themed "Chopped Junior"

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A special circus-themed episode of Food Network’s “Chopped Junior,” entitled “Three Ring Kitchen,” featured West Orange fifth-grader Megan Hackett—who was the runner up in the competition, but was surrounded by friends and family at SuzyQue’s BBQ and Bar as she viewed the episode for the first time on Tuesday.

Megan ...

West Orange Fifth Grader to Appear on “Chopped Junior” Tuesday

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Mt. Pleasant Elementary School fifth grader Megan Hackett will appear on Food Network’s popular cooking competition “Chopped Junior” on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Hackett said she has always enjoyed cooking and took several cooking classes before deciding to audition for the show.

The contest pits four junior chefs against each other for three ...

Patrik Elias Skates for Final Time as a Devil, Reflects on Local NJ Community’s Impact on His Life

NEWARK, NJ — Patrik Elias may have grown up in Trebíč, Czechoslovakia, but the New Jersey Devils legend and West Orange resident has formed an unbreakable bond with the New Jersey community. 

Saturday night at Prudential Center, the Devils’ all-time scoring leader skated with his team one final time after announcing his retirement from the National Hockey ...

Top 10 Essex County News Stories in March

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — As spring officially begins, TAPinto West Essex takes a look at some of the top stories out of the Essex County area in March, sponsored by Sobel & Co., a full-service accounting firm in Livingston specializing in family business and not-for-profits.

Belleville Man Charged in Death of Verona Woman Killed in DWI Motor Vehicle Crash

Police ...

Essex County Freeholder Gill Seeks Re-Election, Files Petitions

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Essex County Freeholder Vice President Brendan Gill filed petition signatures in seeking reelection on Thursday. Currently serving as Freeholder At Large, he represents the Twenty-two municipalities throughout the County of Essex. 

With strong grassroots support, he filed more than 300 signatures with Essex County Clerk ...

"The Voice" Star Autumn Turner, a New Jersey Native, to Sing National Anthem at Devils Game on Thursday

NEWARK, NJ – Less than a week removed from “The Voice” (Season 12), New Jersey native Autumn Turner will be performing in front of her largest live audience to date when she sings the National Anthem at the Prudential Center on Thursday evening before the New Jersey Devils take the ice against the Pittsburgh Penguins for the team’s second to last home game of the ...

Hackensack Man Indicted in Livingston High School Threat Case

NEWARK, NJ – A Hudson County grand jury returned a 13-count indictment charging John Coulouris, 18, of Hackensack with making threats to Livingston High School on social media that resulted in the shutdown of the school last fall, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced Wednesday.

According to Murray, the case was moved from Essex County, where the crimes occurred, to ...

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