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West Essex Baseball Player Liam James Makes College Commitment

May 12, 2021

ROSELAND, NJ — Liam James, a Roseland resident and a first baseman for the West Essex H.S. baseball team, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Caldwell University, where he will continue his athletic career.

James, a 6-2, 210 senior with power, batted .327 as a sophomore on the Knights' varsity, and he is batting .375 with seven RBI in the team's first nine games of the ...

Boys Lacrosse: Caldwell Edges Mendham, 6-4, for Title

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell scored three goals in the first quarter and went on to post a 6-4 boys lacrosse victory over Mendham on Tuesday to clinch the Waterman Division championship.

Dan Amores, a senior attack, scored three goals for the Chiefs (7-2), who built a 4-1 lead by halftime. 

Brendan O'Donnell collected one goal and two assists, Peter Murray had a goal and ...

Softball: Caldwell Romps Over Bloomfield, 12-0

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Caitlin Cetrulo knocked in six runs to lead Caldwell to a 12-0 softball victory over Bloomfield on Tuesday.

Cetrulo went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored, and Ava Marchetta went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI for Caldwell (9-2), which pounded out 12 hits, including five for extra bases.

Erica Luzzi pitched three innings for the win, ...

Girls Lacrosse: West Essex Routs Livingston, 17-2

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex opened the game with 12 unanswered goals and went on to defeat Livingston, 17-2, in girls lacrosse on Monday.

Gianna Puorro and Cielle McInerney each scored four goals for West Essex (8-0). Molly Simon connected for three goals and supplied an assist in the victory.

Gianna Macrino collected two goals and two assists and also controlled 10 faceoffs, ...

Caldwell Boys Tennis Team Still Unbeaten

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Friday's victory over Wayne Valley extended the undefeated Caldwell boys tennis team's record to 5-0.

The team is made up of all underclassmen, "which certainly fairs well for the future," said head coach Ron Masson.

The team is led by sophomore Jimmy Quagliardi at first singles. The rest of the lineup includes Evan Brown at second singles, David ...

Girls Lacrosse: Caldwell Triumphs Over Kent Place, 12-9

SUMMIT, NJ - Kate Quinn scored five goals and Caldwell rallied from a one-goal halftime deficit for a 12-9 girls lacrosse victory over Kent Place on Saturday.

Julia Duren-Lubanski scored three goals and Jenna Goldbach had two goals and two assists for Caldwell (7-2), which trailed, 6-5, at the half.

Lillian Caravela scored one goal and had two assists, and Isabella Camerino also scored a ...

Baseball: Caldwell Breaks Up No-Hit Bid to Beat West Orange, 1-0, in GNT

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — After being no-hit for six innings, the Caldwell baseball team scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat West Orange, 1-0, in the opening round of the Greater Newark Tournament Friday night.

Gil Prial of Caldwell (6-2) singled, stole second and scored the only run on an RBI single by Nick Bergamotto in the bottom of the seventh.

Chiefs starting ...

Baseball: West Essex Routs Newark Academy, 15-1, in GNT Opener

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — The West Essex baseball team opened play in the Greater Newark Tournament with a 15-1 victory over Newark Academy in the first round on Friday.

Vincent Panzarino went 3-for-6 with a home run, a double, six runs batted in and four runs scored for the Knights (6-2), and Jude Clough was 2-for-3 with a home run, a double and three RBI.

Justin Waack went 2-for-4 with ...

Baseball: West Essex Seeded 3rd, Caldwell 7th, in Greater Newark Tournament

THE CALDWELLS, NJ — The West Essex baseball team has been given the third seed in the Greater Newark Tournament, which gets underway this week.

Caldwell was seeded seventh. Millburn is the top seed, followed by Seton Hall Prep. Montclair is the fourth seed and Livingston the fifth seed.

Both teams will be in action in the first round on Saturday. West Essex (4-2) will host the winner ...

Boys Lacrosse: West Essex Defeats Kittatinny, 11-2

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Jack Massotto scored three goals and had one assist to lead West Essex to an 11-2 boys lacrosse victory over Kittatinny on Wednesday.

Rocco Garcia finished with two goals and three assists for West Essex (6-2), which scored four goals in the second quarter to open a 5-0 lead.

Michael Deago scored two goals and won 10 of 16 faceoffs, and Brandon Kinsella, Reece ...


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Impact100 Essex Holds Membership Drive

May 12, 2021

Impact100 Essex, a women’s giving collective that awards grants to nonprofits servingEssex County, is looking to expand its membership and is holding weekly virtual information sessions for prospective members. Now in its fifth year, the organization has awarded over $500,000 to local nonprofits focused on underserved communities in Essex County. 

“Impact100 Essex enables ...

Supply Outstrips Demand for COVID-19 Vaccine in Newark

May 6, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — The lack of lines tells the story.

At the end of March, hundreds of people lined up at the New Jersey Institute of Technology COVID-19 vaccination site in Newark after it launched. More than 6,200 doses were administered that first day. Now, a little over a month later, only a trickle of people show up every day to get vaccinated.

According to Essex County statistics, the ...

Four North Jersey Residents Charged in Burglary Ring; Verona P.D. Helped Lead Investigation

TRENTON, NJ — Four individuals have been charged in an investigation for allegedly conspiring as members of a criminal ring responsible for numerous residential burglaries across much of New Jersey, including in Verona.

The participating law enforcement agencies have worked collaboratively to investigate 84 burglaries that were committed over a five-month period ending in March in eight ...

High Winds Knock Newstead Tree Onto Pickup Truck in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Strong winds felled a mature tree in the Newstead neighborhood this morning, landing on and damaging a landscaper's pickup truck. 

The wind's force caused the top of the Crest Drive tree pull away from the trunk, leaving the trunk standing; the limbs took power lines down with them, which then pulled over the post on top of the branches ...

Missing Baby Found Unharmed After NJ Police Issue Statewide Amber Alert

May 10, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Following an Amber alert issued on Monday afternoon, authorities located two-week-old Chinna Payne in East Orange just after 3 p.m. along with the man last seen with the infant, according to New Jersey State Police. 

Police reported that Damion Payne, 27, of Newark, is accused of assaulting the child's mother in Newark before leaving ...


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Obituary - Donald J. Cooney, March 23, 1932 to June 2, 2018 Donald J. Cooney, 86, of North ...
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