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Roseland Council Adopts Ordinances to Redevelop Sites for Apartment and Affordable Housing Use

August 18, 2017

ROSELAND, NJ—The Roseland Borough Council, facing a standing-room-only audience in borough hall, voted 5-1 on Tuesday to pass two ordinances that adopt redevelopment plans to replace two “functionally obsolete” Roseland office buildings with residential complexes totaling 440 units of which 88 would contain affordable housing.

The complexes in question are at 6 Becker Farm ...

West Caldwell Approves Resolution Condemning Efforts to Delegitimize State of Israel

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – The public applauded as the West Caldwell Township Council unanimously approved a resolution condemning all efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the global movement to boycott, divest from and sanction the people of Israel.

Stephanie Bonder, a member and former president of Hadassah, said she appreciated the council’s approval of this ...

8-Year-Old West Caldwell Resident Returns from Children’s Congress

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — West Caldwell 8 year old Isa Rosa recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the nation’s capital, where she joined nearly 160 children, ages 4 to 17, as delegates to JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress.

JDRF Children’s Congress is the largest grassroots event supporting type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Isa was chosen by her local JDRF chapter ...

North Caldwell Council Reviews Turf Design Plans for Liberty Field

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Plans for the turf field to be built at Liberty Field in North Caldwell were reviewed by borough engineer Frank Zichelli and Councilman Joshua Raymond at the borough council meeting on Tuesday.

Zichelli said construction on the 84,660-square-foot field, to be surrounded by a cement running path, is expected to begin next August. Raymond said he hopes the new field ...

North Caldwell Brings Gun Violence Awareness Day to the Borough

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - A signed proclamation declaring June 2 of each year as Gun Violence Awareness Day in North Caldwell was presented by mayor Joseph Alessi at Tuesday’s meeting of the borough council.

Alessi, who said all the council members joined him in supporting the efforts of Moms Demand Action in endorsing “common sense solutions to prevent gun violence in our ...

Parking Deck Ceiling Problems in Caldwell Lead to Garage Replacement Suggestions

CALDWELL, NJ — Pieces of concrete falling off the ceiling of the municipal parking deck at Provost Square into the parking area below caused the Borough of Caldwell to cordon off the area and close it to parking until officials determine the cause and possible methods of dealing with the problem, according to borough administrator Paul Carelli.

During Tuesday’s council meeting, ...

Emerald Ash Borer Could Find Home to Roost in Caldwell

CALDWELL, NJ—The Borough of Caldwell could lose up to 60 percent of the ash trees currently existing on right-of-ways over the next several years to an insect called the Emerald Ash Borer, experts told members of the Caldwell Borough Council at Tuesday’s governing body session.

According to Ann Marchioni of the Caldwell Environment Commission, 90 percent or more of the ash trees in ...

Fairfield Mayor Urges Resident to Lock Cars Following Series of Burglaries

FAIRFIELD, NJ — In frustration after several recent incidents, Fairfield Township Mayor James Gasparini once again advised all Fairfield residents to lock their car doors and instructed them not to leave keys or key fobs in their vehicles.

Due to increased car thefts in the Fairfield and surrounding areas, he said residents should never leave their cars unlocked or running, ...

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