Tickets are Available for the Third Annual “Concert for Brendan”

October 23, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Tickets are available for the third annual “Concert for Brendan” on Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving, at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, featuring New Jersey favorite Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes with local duo "The Suyat Band" bringing their talent to the stage this year.

As it has in the past, the night will kickoff with a ...

Bronze Plaque Recognizes Essex Fells Resident as Community and Governmental Leader

NEWARK, NJ —A bronze plaque, now located along Essex County Legends Way at the Essex County Government Complex in Newark, was recently dedicated to Essex Fells resident Adrian Foley, Jr., who formerly served as Essex County Surrogate, 

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. honored Foley with the plaque on Thursday, Oct. 13.

Unveiling the plaque with the ...

Fourth Annual Caldwell-West Caldwell Community Swap Event is This Saturday

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Sponsored by the West Caldwell Environmental Commission, the fourth-annual Caldwell-West Caldwell Community Swap offers the opportunity swap gently used sports equipment, musical instruments, baby gear, toddler pay sets and more in the old Recreation Department parking lot (5 Fairfield Avenue in West Caldwell) on Saturday, Oct. 22.

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on that ...

Caldwell TEAM R4C Encourages Runners to Join Team in Training for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell TEAM R4C (Running for a Cure), participating with Team in Training (TNT) for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) for the ninth consecutive year, is hosting an informational meeting at Cloverleaf Tavern on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. for those interested in participating in the New Jersey marathon, half marathon, relay or 5K on April 29 and 30, ...

Survivor Ambassador Supports the Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk

ROSELAND, NJ — Rockaway Resident Sammy Rabin, an American Heart Association Ambassador and Survivor, will be on hand to help support the Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk in Roseland on Oct. 23.

Rabin is a heart disease survivor who was always in good health prior to his diagnosis. 

“Heart disease does not discriminate, it can affect anyone at any time, and I’m ...

Caldwell Mayor to Co-Host Domestic Violence Fundraiser in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A “What About Me?” wine tasting fundraiser is being held in Fairfield to help homeless animals and those trapped in domestic violence situations in need of safe shelter on Oct. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Cucina Calandra Ballroom.

Nationally, there are an estimated 1.3 million victims of domestic violence annually and up to 85 percent of women entering ...

Dogs Left Behind When West Caldwell Owner Died Still Need Forever Home

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Unexpectedly left behind by their mother, a James Caldwell High School alumna and West Caldwell resident who died earlier this year, abandoned pit bulls Spring and Ernie need a new forever home by Thanksgiving of this year.

Since Elise Linden, 55, died unexpectedly several months ago, her two pit bulls have been living alone in a West Caldwell residence that will ...

Community Gathers in Roseland to Support Family of Fallen Millburn Police Officer

ROSELAND, NJ — The Irish American Society of the Oranges hosted a “pub night” at the Roseland VFW on Friday, Oct. 7 in memory of Sean Cassels, a fallen police officer for the Township of Millburn. Donations were taken at the door to benefit an education fund for Sean’s three children: Michael, Patrick and Jameson.

“What we are doing is what the Irish community ...

Golda Och Academy Bids Bon Voyage to Security Team Member Michael Mault on Fundraising Mission

WEST ORANGE, NJ— Golda Och Academy (GOA) Lower School students and faculty recently bid bon voyage to Michael Mault, a member of the GOA security team, who is embarking on a 44-day transatlantic voyage to raise funds for glioblastoma, an illness that took the lives of his mother, brother and dear friend.

Mault will set sail on board the Europa, a 105-year-old tall ...

Caldwell Rotary/Kiwanis Silver Anniversary Street Fair a Success Despite Weekend Weather

CALDWELL, NJ — During the first Sunday in October for the 25th consecutive year, the Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs of Caldwell teamed up for the Caldwell Street Fair. Both clubs thanked all who participated in the “Silver Anniversary” of the Caldwell Rotary/Kiwanis Street Fair on Oct. 2.

Despite the rain, the street fair closed off a six-block area on Bloomfield Avenue from noon ...

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First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell Wants Your Gently-Used Coats and Sweaters

October 13, 2016

CALDWELL, NJ — For the 17th consecutive year, the First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell is holding a winter coat and sweater drive from Oct. 9 to Oct. 23 and will accept gently used coats and sweaters at the church office at 326 Bloomfield Ave. in Caldwell.

The church will accept coats for men, women and children. The garments should be clean and free from rips and stains. It is ...

The Mask You Live In Screening

On Oct. 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss and the First United Methodist Church of Westfield present a screening and discussion of the documentary “The Mask You Live In.”

“The Mask You Live In” is a documentary that follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow ...