Week in Review: Caldwell Man Missing, Bullying Incidents Reported, Borough Makes Case for Deer Culling

Here are the biggest stories from the past week.

35-Year-Old Caldwell Man Missing

A 35-year-old Caldwell man has been missing since Thursday, Oct. 4, according to police. Marcos “Giacomo” Alotto left his house on foot around 11 p.m. Alotto's family reported him missing on Friday and say he suffers from anxiety and depression and has not taken medication in four or five months.

Rotary/Kiwanis Caldwell Street Fair Never Quits [Photos]

They brought their umbrellas, rain boots and slickers and beelined to their favorite spots, from the root beer truck with the tin souvenir mugs to the crab cake sandwiches at Caldwell Seafood and the pulled pork sandwiches at Hog Wild BBQ. 

Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools investigated 58 incidents of harassment, intimidation and bullying (HIB) during the 2011-2012 school year, the first year during which the state mandated tracking, according to district Superintendent James Heinegg. 

Heinegg reported on incidents of harassment, intimidation and bullying, as well as violence and vandalism, at Monday night’s board of education meeting.

Snow will fall early again this year at performances of Almost, Maine, presented by James Caldwell High School on Oct. 18 through 20, at 7:30 p.m., in the Center for Performing Arts.

Twenty-seven student actors will grace the stage on a cold, clear moonless night in the middle of winter, where all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine.

North Caldwell Eager to Control Deer Population

Bow hunting, pesticides and fencing are some of the ways North Caldwell is considering curbing the borough’s deer population. But what will actually work?

That’s the $64 million question faced by the three-square-mile suburb’s governing body.

Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Teresa Akersten at Teresa.Akersten@patch.com.


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