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

May 14, 2022

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 ...

West Essex Fencer Masi Makes College Commitment

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- Avalena Masi, a member of the West Essex High School fencing team, last week signed a letter of intent to attend Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., where she will continue her athletic career.

 

West Essex Wrestler Michael Pescatore Headed to Division 1 Program

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- Michael Pescatore, a member of the West Essex wrestling team and the Class of 2022, signed a letter of intent to attend West Virginia University, where he will continue his athletic career.

Pescatore had a season record of 18-5 losses in the 138-pound weight class as a senior.

Last winter, Pescatore entered the NJSIAA state wrestling tournament as the 20th ...

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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, ...

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Obituary for Lewis Dundon Thompson Passed away at home in Overland Park, KS. Born in Glen Ridge, ...
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