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Fairfield Township Council Discusses Winter Wonderland, Addition of Special Law Enforcement Officers and More

September 30, 2016

FAIRFIELD, NJ — The Township of Fairfield is already gearing up for its Winter Wonderland event on Dec. 4, featuring an outdoor ice-skating rink and horse and carriage rides for the first time this year in conjunction with the annual tree lighting.

Councilman John LaForgia announced at a council meeting on Monday, Sept. 16, that the township, in coordination with the Fairfield ...

Residents Honored for Saving Two Lives When Pregnant Woman Collapses in Caldwell-West Caldwell District

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Two local teenagers and a pair of adults saved two lives at once when their EMT certifications rescued a unconscious pregnant woman earlier this summer. The four heroes were honored with proclamations and a prestigious medal at a West Caldwell Township Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

When Jack Sherwood heard neighbors yelling for help while at a nearby ...

Rotary Club of the Caldwells Presents $2,400 Check to Borough of Caldwell and More From Borough Council

CALDWELL, NJ — The Rotary Club of the Caldwells presented a check in the amount of $2,400 to the Borough of Caldwell for the Caldwell Environmental Commission at a borough council meeting on Tuesday.

Steve Colacurcio, President of The Rotary Club, presented the check to be used for a fence at the Personette Street Pollinator Garden. Ann Farr Marchioni, Environmental Educator and ...

Verona Sailor Serves Aboard Ship Named to Commemorate 9/11, Forged from World Trade Center Steel

VERONA, NJ – With the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks just days away, many townships are planning services to remember the lives lost, but one Verona native has a daily reminder of the 9/11 tragedy. Ensign Mark Bovich serves in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS New York, which was built using steel from the World Trade Center. 

Bovich, a 2011 graduate of St.

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Parents are the Only Hope for New Jersey Public Education

September 29, 2016

I really wanted to take one of my precious few PTO days I had left to drive down to Trenton on September 7th and tell the State Board of Education how disappointed I was in them, again... but more important things were going on.

There was a Kindergarten bus to catch and a first day of school morning to have and I had already wasted 2 of those precious days on a state BOE that has all but ...

JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming to Enhance System Reliability

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors are scheduled to trim trees in more than 60 municipalities over the next two months as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment to help protect against tree-related outages.     

Since the beginning of the year, work has been completed on more than 2,000 ...

Lance Takes Immediate Action: More Terror Funds in Wake of NJ Bombing

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight supported H.R. 5859, the Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act, which passed the U.S. House on the heels of three acts of terror that struck the United States over the weekend.

“We saw great bravery in New Jersey this week.  Police, fire and other emergency response professionals need more tools to ...