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Caldwell Mayor Advises Residents on Borough's Storm Preparations

January 19, 2019

CALDWELL, NJ - In order to better prepare for the pending snow and freezing temperatures in the area, Caldwell Mayor has issued a "Code Blue" until Jan. 22 and announced that the community center will be open on Sunday at noon to serve as a warning center. 

While the Code Blue is in effect, Kelley urges residents to adhere to the following: 

Ensure all storm drains ...

Essex County Asks Residents to Not Park on Street During Snow/Ice Storm

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – A state of emergency has been placed in effect for Saturday by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura have requested that residents do not park on county roads from Saturday through Sunday this weekend. Keeping the roads open will make it easier to remove snow and ...

Caldwell Mayor John Kelley Establishes Priorities Within the Borough

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The first two weeks of serving as mayor of Caldwell have been busy for John Kelley, he announced during Tuesday meeting, stating that his immediate focus has been on the necessary repairs to the parking deck that have been continuous since the summer storms.

According to Kelley, assessing the structural damage done to the concrete is a priority, as it has been confirmed ...

Newly Elected Roseland Mayor and Council Members Sworn into Office

ROSELAND, NJ — James Spango was sworn into office as mayor of Roseland and Roger Freda and Eileen Fishman were sworn into office as the newest members of the borough council on Tuesday in a ceremony attended by more than 350 guests at the Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church.

Members of Roseland Girl Scout Troop No. 20418, ...

Fairfield Township Reorganizes for 2019

FAIRFIELD, NJ — In addition to electing Thomas Morgan as council president for 2019, the Fairfield township council also approved of appointments for various other positions during the 2019 reorganization meeting. The event was led by outgoing council president John LaForgia, with an invocation by Father Juan Pablo of Fairfield’s St. Thomas More Parish.

During the meeting, ...

Fairfield Honors Louis Contaldi for 37 Years of Service on Planning Board

FAIRFIELD, NJ — In recognition of Louis Contaldi’s 37 years of outstanding service and dedication to the Fairfield Township Planning Board, the Fairfield mayor and council presented him with a commemorative plaque during the 2019 reorganization meeting.

Mayor James Gasparini thanked Contaldi for his many years of service not only on the planning board, but also to the township ...

Fairfield Mayor Delivers Annual State of the Township Address

FAIRFIELD, NJ — After being sworn in for another three-year term, Fairfield Mayor James Gasparini delivered his annual address to the public at the township’s 2019 reorganization meeting on Wednesday.

“Depending on what political side of the aisle you sit, 2018 has been a year of positives and negatives, successes and failures,” said Gasparini. “During this uneasy ...

West Caldwell Mayor Makes History as he Begins Sixth Term

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Joseph Tempesta, Jr., was sworn into his sixth term as mayor of West Caldwell by Hon. Bridget Stecher during the township’s reorganization meeting held at Crane’s Mill on Saturday.

Tempesta has the distinction of not only serving the longest of any West Caldwell mayor, but is now also the senior stateman among all mayors in Essex County as he enters his ...

Newly Elected Caldwell Mayor and Council Members Sworn into Office

CALDWELL, NJ — The Borough of Caldwell began a new era as John Kelley was sworn in as mayor, Christine Schmidt took the oath of office as the newest council member and re-elected member Francis Rodgers was sworn in to begin his new term.

Some local dignitaries in attendance included newly elected Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin and ...

Fairfield Township Provides Update on Progress of Police Renovations

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield Township Mayor James Gasparini reported at Wednesday night’s council meeting that all is going well with the renovations to police headquarters.

Fairfield Chief of Police Anthony Manna explained that there will be “huge configuration changes, but the square footage will remain the same.” He added that the biggest change is that the cellblock ...


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Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Offers High School Internships

January 14, 2019

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced on Friday that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking high school juniors to participate in the ECPO annual summer internship program.

This five-week program is designed to teach high school students about careers in law, law enforcement and government.  The summer internship program will run from July 8, ...