10 Most Read December Stories on Caldwells Patch

Here are a few of the stories that caught readers' attention last month on Caldwells Patch.


Student Removed From James Caldwell High School for Making List of Names

School officials removed a student from James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell in December after learning the boy kept a list of eight names in a notebook, according to school officials.

Washington School Locked Down While Police Investigate Report of Gunshot

School officials locked down Washington Elementary School in West Caldwell for about an hour on a Tuesday afternoon while police investigated reports of a possible gunshot in the area.

North Caldwell Man Charged With Transporting Explosives Without a Permit

A North Caldwell man was arrested and charged with transporting a PVC pipe stuffed with explosives without a permit, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.

Truck Slams Into Two Caldwell Houses

A truck slammed into two houses and a car on Ravine Avenue in Caldwell.

West Essex Grandparents Attended Sandy Hook Holiday Show Night Before Shooting

Longtime residents of Roseland learned about the massacre in Newtown, Conn. the same way most Americans did—on the news. Only the Murrays were one of several hundred people who attended Sandy Hook Elementary School’s fourth grade holiday show the evening before the shooting.

Three Hospitalized After Crash at West Caldwell Intersection

A van police say failed to stop at a stop sign crashed into a truck at a West Caldwell intersection.

Red's Dips and Flips Opening Soon in West Caldwell

The Caldwells will be introduced to Chicago-style Italian Beef sandwiches when Red’s Dips and Flips swings open its doors in early 2013.

Woman Struck Crossing Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell

A woman struck by a car while attempting to cross a busy intersection in West Caldwell was taken to the hospital.

Explosion at Meat Processing Plant Injures 2

An explosion on a Saturday morning at a West Caldwell meat processing plant sent two contractors to the hospital with serious burns and forced an evacuation of the smoke-filled building.

Businesses That Came—and Went—in 2012 [Year in Review]

There was a lot of activity in our business districts over the past 12 months. Here's a look at businesses that closed, and ones that opened in 2012. 

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