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Anti-Gun Violence Group Promotes Action in North Caldwell

May 25, 2017

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Emily Goldberg, a volunteer for the West Essex Chapter of Moms Demand Action, a nationwide, anti-gun violence organization, urged the North Caldwell Borough Council on Tuesday to adopt a resolution she had presented to the council asking that North Caldwell join in observing June 2 as Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Goldberg told the governing body that the ...

Fairfield's Iron FITT to Host Six-Week Fundraiser For Wounded Warrior Project

FAIRFIELD, NJ – Iron FITT of Fairfield recently announced its partnership with Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to host a six-week event to benefit an organization whose mission is to honor and empower injured veterans. The event will run from Memorial Day until July 4.

According to the WWP website, the organization's goal is to “provide free programs and ...

Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department Honors Members at Annual Dinner

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Several members of the Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department were honored for their service during the department's annual dinner held at Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston on May 13. 

Each member honored has serviced in various volunteer positions over the years, sacrificing nights and days to keep the community safe.

Assistant Fire Chief ...

James Caldwell Post 185 American Legion Intalls Officers and Honors 60-Year Member

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — The James Caldwell Post 185 American Legion installed new officers at its annual dinner on May 6 and also acknowledged West Caldwell resident William Booth for his years of service.

Booth, a 60-year member of the James Caldwell Post 185 American Legion, also served in the United States Army in Korea. He is pictured above with Post Commander Daniel Handy.

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Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation Gears Up for Annual 5K on May 20

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Plans are heating up for the third annual Caldwell-West Caldwell Education Foundation (CWCEF) 5K fundraiser that will route runners through Grover Cleveland Park on Saturday.

Over the past two years, the CWCEF 5K has attracted more than 600 runners and walkers for its family-and community-centered event. The 5K begins at 9:00 a.m. at James Caldwell High ...

Former Fairfield Supervisor of Parks and Recreation Honored at "High Tea" Party

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Mary Scangarello, former Fairfield Township supervisor of parks and recreation, was honored by her family and friends at a high tea party held at the Hollywood Avenue Recreation Center on Wednesday.

Scangarello and invited guests from the Boonton Township Victoria Mews Assisted Living received a tour of the new recreation complex named in honor of Scangarello.

Metro YMCA Kicks Off Campaign to Send More Kids to Camp This Summer

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges hopses to see local children blossom at summer camp this year, whether it’s an extended sleepaway experience at Fairview Lake YMCA Camps in Stillwater Township, or specialty and traditional day camps at the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges’ five other branches in East Orange, Hardyston, Livingston, Maplewood/South ...

Fairfield-Based IRON FITT to Lead Self-Defense Class at “Hoping For Safety”

WESTWOOD, NJ – "Hoping for Safety," a Domestic Violence Fundraiser, will be held on June 9th from 5:30-9 at the Westwood Elks at 523 Kinderkamack Road in Westwood. All proceeds will go to the Center for Hope and Safety.

Attendees to the fundraiser will receive light refreshments, listen to a motivational speaker, experience a short self-defense class led by Iron FITT of ...

Unchained at Last Honors Fairfield-Based Attorney Matthew Rosen

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Unchained at Last, a nationwide non-profit that is dedicated to helping women and girls leave or avoid arranged/forced marriages and rebuild their lives, recently honored Fairfield-based attorney Matthew Rosen of Hammerman Rosen LLP for helping a woman “unchain” from a forced marriage.

Unchained at Last was started by Fraidy Reiss, who was the ...

West Orange Jewelers of Roseland to Support Police Unity Tour

ROSELAND, NJ — West Orange Jewelers in Roseland, a proud sponsor of the Police Unity Tour, is donating 20 percent of all QALO blue line ring sales through May 20 to the the Police Unity Tour, an annual event raising awareness of police officers who have died in the line of duty and to ensure their sacrifice is never forgotten.

In 1997, Patrick Montuore, a Florham ...

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Weekend Performance in Caldwell to Benefit Livingston’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors

May 11, 2017

CALDWELL, NJ — The Red Light Band, a Livingston-based jam band, is set to perform at Ringside Pub in Caldwell on Saturday, May 13. Known for its musical improvisations and potent guitar riffs, the band will perform classic rock favorites from The Grateful Dead, Eric Clapton, Phish, Pink Floyd and others. 

Featuring Marco Anzalone and Matt Sternthal on guitar, Adam Bird on bass, ...