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Borough of Caldwell Announces Snow Buddies Program for Veterans, Seniors and Disabled

January 12, 2017

CALDWELL, NJ — The Borough of Caldwell recently created a Snow Buddies Program to match young volunteers with veterans, seniors and disabled residents who may need help with shoveling this winter.

Mayor Ann Dassing announced this week that the borough is seeking volunteers who are looking to do community service in their own neighborhoods by helping an elderly, disabled or veteran ...

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, ...

Daughters of Israel Hosts Intergenerational Program with High School Students

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Daughters of Israel Retirement Home, located at 1155 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange, is once again hosting the West Orange High School Intergenerational Program for the 2016-2017 school year.

Students in Doug Drabik’s Ninth Grade Honors World History met their senior citizen partners in late October and quickly established relationship with each ...

Togetherhood Committee Hosts International Holiday Luncheon at West Essex YMCA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — More than 50 members of the community attended the West Essex YMCA’s International Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 27, where they celebrated the season by sharing international foods and holiday traditions.

Sponsored by the West Essex YMCA’s TOGETHERHOODä Service Committee, this gathering was Y member and Millburn High School junior Anshul Nayar’s ...

American Heart Association Delivers CPR Kit to West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — ADP of Roseland recently donated a brand new CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) instructional kit valued at $649 to West Orange High School.

Katie Kinney, CPR Schools Manager for the American Heart Association (AHA), contacted Health and district Physical Education Supervisor Kevin Alvine in October to offer the free kit for the 12th grade CPR program.

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools

Dear Community,

As we reflect on 2016, our district has much for which we are thankful. The Caldwell - West Caldwell community has been exceptionally supportive of its public schools.

As U.S. Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter wrote almost 70 years ago, “The public school is at once the symbol of our democracy and the most pervasive means for promoting our common destiny.” ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from the Fairfield Police Department

Dear Community,

As 2016 draws to a close, it gives everyone the opportunity to reflect on events that occurred this past year and the chance to look forward at what we can accomplish and do better in the upcoming year.

As we reflect on 2016, from a national law enforcement perspective, it has been filled with both tragedy and triumph. When times are trying, we all seek the assistance from ...

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 ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex

Dear Community,

The Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex was pleased on Oct. 2 to successfully offer the West Essex communities we serve the 25th annual Caldwell Street Fair. Police estimated that approximately 30,000 people were in attendance and enjoyed the fun, food and opportunity to mingle with their neighbors.

We look forward to the 26th Annual Caldwell Street Fair on Oct. 1, 2017! ...

Letters from the Leaders: A Message from the West Essex YMCA

Dear Community, 

What an exciting year 2016 was for the West Essex YMCA.

Our Annual Support campaign was a wonderful success, with over 800 supporters providing donations that enabled us to subsidize over $172,000 in direct scholarships for our members. Kids enjoyed day camp, families were helped with childcare, seniors enjoyed memberships and teens were in the Y and not on the ...

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