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West Essex' Bachenheimer and Gencarelli Finish First in SEC Track & Field Meet

May 16, 2022

NEWARK, NJ -- The West Essex High School track team had some outstanding individual performances on Saturday at the Super Essex Conference (SEC) meet at Schools Stadium.

The West Essex boys and girls track teams both competed in the Liberty Division.

Outstanding individual performances were registered by many West Essex track athletes.

For the boys team:

Junior Brett ...

Softball: Livingston Falls to Nutley, 3-2, in Essex County Semifinals

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Nutley scored a run in the top of the seventh inning and went on to a 3-2 softball victory over Livingston in the semifinal round of the Essex County Tournament on Sunday.

Second-seeded Livingston (14-6) scored both its runs in the bottom of the second on a two-run single by Allie Nankivell to take a 2-1 lead. Third-seeded Nutley (16-4) had scored a run in the top of the ...

Baseball: Livingston Outscores West Essex, 9-7

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston baseball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to avert and upset and defeat West Essex, 9-7, in a regular-season game on Saturday.

The Lancers (13-8) have scored 24 runs in their last two games. Livingston also defeated West Essex in a Greater Newark Tournament first-round game on Tuesday.

Daniel Levine hit an RBI single and L.J. Cocuzza ...

Aschenbach and Visaggio of West Essex H.S. Honored as Scholar-Athletes

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- Halle Aschenbach and Joe Visaggio, seniors at West Essex High School, were honored at the Super Essex Conference/Essex County Scholar Athlete banquet held at Mayfair Farms on Monday night, May 9.

Aschenbach was captain for three sports and won 12 letters in her career in field hockey, basketball and lacrosse. She will be attending Temple ...

Boys Lacrosse: West Essex Beats Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 8-6, to Clinch Division

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- West Essex held Scotch Plains-Fanwood to one second-half goal and rallied for an 8-6 boys lacrosse on Thursday.

The victory clinched the Waterman Division for West Essex.

Matthew Russo finished with two goals and two assists, and Anthony Drago had two goals and one assist for West Essex (14-2), which outscored Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 4-1, in the second half.

Rocco ...

Baseball: Nutley Ousts Caldwell from Greater Newark Tournament

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Joe Delanzo pitched a two-hit shutout and Nutley pushed across the only two runs of the game in the top of the seventh inning to lift the sixth-seeded Raiders to a 2-0 upset victory over third-seeded Caldwell in the quarterfinal round of the 89th Greater Newark Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Bonnel Field in West Caldwell.

With the win, Nutley advances to the GNT ...

Boys Lacrosse: Caldwell Beats West Morris, 10-7

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- The Caldwell boys lacrosse team scored the last four goals of the game to surge to a 10-7 victory over West Morris on Wednesday.

Peter Murray finished with four goals and two assists for Caldwell (10-5), which trailed, 7-6, after three quarters.

Jack Goldbach had three goals and one assist and Luke Kurzum totaled two goals and four assists for the Chiefs. Harry Boland ...

Baseball: Livingston Eliminates West Essex in GNT

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston baseball team advanced in the first round of the Greater Newark Tournament with an 8-1 victory over West Essex on Tuesday.

The Lancers now must turn around and play on the road at Seton Hall Prep in the GNT quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Ben Hauser and Daniel Levine each had two hits and two RBI for Livingston (11-7), which scored one run in the first inning on ...

Baseball: Caldwell Ousts MKA, 9-2, in Greater Newark Tournament

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- The Caldwell baseball team built a six-run lead after two innings and went on to a 9-2 baseball victory over Montclair-Kimberley Academy in the first round of the Greater Newark Tournament on Monday.

Ty Fredo went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI for Caldwell (15-3), which got strong starting pitching from Mike Scaglione.

In five innings, Scaglione allowed five ...

Softball: Livingston Advances Past West Essex, 5-0, in Essex County Tournament

LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Caitlin Mullen and Sophia Mount combined on a three-hitter to send Livingston to a 5-0 softball victory over West Essex on Monday.

Mullen allowed three hits in five innings, struck out eight and walked one. Mount struck out four in pitching two perfect innings in relief.

Haley Meierhofer and Guilia Wilson each had run-scoring hits for the Lancers (14-4) and Emma Breschard ...


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West Essex YMCA, Livingston

Community Job Fair

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Crane’s Mill Named a 'Best Senior Living Community' by U.S. News & World Report

May 11, 2022

We are excited to share that Crane's Mill was named a 2022-2023 Best Senior Living Community by U.S. News & World Report.

The ratings are based on independent methodology developed by U.S. News, and the resulting listings offer prospective residents and their families an impartial way to vet potential senior living options.

"Families have limited information when comparing ...

Car Crashes into Building in Downtown Verona Wednesday

May 4, 2022

VERONA, NJ -- A car plowed completely through the side of a medical building in downtown Verona Wednesday morning.

At approximately 7 a.m., officers responded to First Care Medical located at 50 Pompton Ave. on a report of a vehicle into the building. The driver was evaluated by the Verona Rescue Squad on scene and transported to a local area hospital for further evaluation, ...

Fatal Hit-and-Run Incident in Livingston Remains Under Investigation

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of Angelica M. Garcia, 35, of Newark on Wednesday evening in Livingston remains under investigation as of Tuesday, according to Livingston Police Chief Gary Marshuetz and Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II.

A police officer on patrol discovered a female pedestrian at the 300 block of South Orange ...

Female Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Incident on South Orange Avenue in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — An unidentified female pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run incident just after midnight on Thursday morning in the area of South Orange Avenue and Goodhart Drive in Livingston, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ESPO).

Early reports indicate that the vehicle involved, possibly a white Ford Escape, fled the scene with damage ...

Hawthorne 10-Year-Old Holds Epic Lemonade Sale to Raise $5,000 for Young Girl with Cancer

May 13, 2022

HAWTHORNE, NJ - When 10-year-old Peyton Cohen decided to host a lemonade fundraiser for Natalie Ferguson, a 4-year-old battling brain cancer, Peyton had no idea how it would catch on, or that she could raise thousands of dollars in a single day. But word of the lemonade fundraiser spread throughout the town and brought an epic response.

“It was amazing! We had cars going all the way ...

Thick Smoke From Tuesday Fifth-Alarm Fire at Elizabeth Waste Management Facility Seen Across North Jersey, NYC

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Fifth-Alarm Fire at the Waste Management facility on Julia Street Tuesday sent thick smoke throughout North Jersey and could even be viewed in New York City. 

The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is believed to be started by machinery at the plant. 

The homes surrounding the plant were ...

Here Are the 13 Dispensaries in New Jersey Legally Selling Cannabis to the Public

NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are:

North Jersey:

Apothecarium, 1865 Springfield, Avenue, Maplewood
Apothecarium, 55 South Main Street, ...

Upcoming Events


Tue, May 17, 7:30 PM

North Caldwell

BOE Meeting



Wed, May 18

Essex Fells

BOE Meeting 7:30pm


Wed, May 18, 7:30 PM

Congregation Bet Dovid, Caldwell

Torah 360

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Aug 3, 1954 - Sep 28, 2021
Obituary for Lewis Dundon Thompson Passed away at home in Overland Park, KS. Born in Glen Ridge, ...
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