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West Caldwell Declares "Isabella Rosa Day" in Honor of 8-Year-Old Resident

October 20, 2017

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — A Washington School third grader on a mission to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes was recognized at Tuesday’s West Caldwell Township Council meeting for recently being chosen as one of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s (JDRF) Children of Congress.

As a patient of Type 1 diabetes, Isabella “Isa” Rosa dreams of a day when diabetes is ...

Caldwell TEAM R4C Looking to Recruit Members to Help Raise Funds for Cancer Cures

CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell TEAM Running for a Cure (R4C), participating once again in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) 2017/2018 fundraising campaign for the NJ Marathon event weekend, is aiming to reach even higher this year with Team In Training’s (TNT) lineup of innovative, high-caliber events in running, cycling and triathlon offerings, with expert coaches who bring ...

Caldwell Cub Scouts Out in Full Force for Popcorn Blitz Days

CALDWELL, NJ — As part of their month-long campaign to reach their goal of raising $15,000, the Cub Scouts of Pack 6 held their first of two Popcorn Blitz Days throughout the Caldwell-West Caldwell community on Saturday.

Pack 6, which is sponsored by Caldwell’s St. Aloysius Church, is selling Trail’s End popcorn and other edible products to support their pack as ...

Caldwell Wrestlers Volunteer at Saint Barnabas Hospital Miracle Walk

VERONA, NJ — More than 25 members of the James Caldwell High School wrestling team volunteered at the Saint Barnabas Hospital Miracle Walk in Verona Park on Sunday, benefiting the Saint Barnabas Medical Center's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

The volunteers included wrestling coaches Garamella, Zarra, Goldbach, Fano and Kurus, current and past wrestlers from the high ...

Fairfield Soccer Boosters Hosts First Annual Soccer Pep Rally

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Fairfield Soccer Boosters held its first annual Soccer Pep Rally this season, recognizing youth recreation soccer players and coaches from kindergarten through 8th grade.

The event kicked off with the Falcons Football Cheerleaders “A” Squad performing its half-time show with the help of volunteer announcers Tom Kassebart and Mike Russo. In true Pep ...

Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex Continues to Give Back to Community

CALDWELL, NJ — During the summer, Gloria Hussain, from the West Essex High School was presented with a Community Award from the Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex during a ceremony at Caldwell University.

Hussain is picture above with Pat Collura.

Later in the summer, two representatives of Saint Barnabas Medical Center gave a presentation to the Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West ...

Rotary Club of Caldwell Donates $3300 to Repair Rotary Playground Equipment

CALDWELL, NJ — The Rotary Club of Caldwell recently approved $3300 to repair and re-store equipment in the Rotary Playground next to the community center.

 

The club originally donated the playground about six years ago, when the playground had fallen into disrepair and the Rotary came to the rescue. The RCC agreed to fund repairs based on an agreement by the ...

West Caldwell Welcomes New and Incoming Residents to Township

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — New and incoming residents of West Caldwell were invited to the municipal building on Tuesday for a Newcomers’ Open House hosted by the mayor and council and several other community leaders.

Following the regular meeting of the township council, elected township officials, members of the local board of education and most of the township department heads ...

RWJBarnabas Health's Lou LaSalle Recognized with NJBIZ Inaugural ICON Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Louis LaSalle, RWJBarnabas Health's senior vice president of corporate external affairs, was recently honored with NJBIZ’s inaugural ICON award, presented to professionals over 60 years old who have been successful within their individual businesses, within their industry and also within their community.

NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business journal, ...

Late Essex Fells Resident Honored with Plaque at Essex County Legends Way

NEWARK, NJ — Late Essex Fells resident Dr. Leon Smith, a former infectious disease specialist at St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark, was recently honored by the county with a bronze memorial plaque that was placed along Essex County Legends Way alongside other community leaders who have impacted Essex County.

Essex County Legends Way, located at the Essex County Government ...

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Emerge NJ to Host Women of Achievement Annual Fall Gala


October 10, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Emerge NJ is hosting its second Women of Achievement Fall Gala at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, on Oct. 12, 2017 at 7 p.m.

Emerge NJ is honoring Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver, potential next Lieutenant Governor; Tammy Murphy, potential first lady of the state; Marguerite Schaffer, Somerset Democrat Chair; Dr. Khyati Joshi, Co-Chair NJ State South Asian Caucus; and Patricia ...