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Week in Review: Caldwell Teen Death, West Essex Rises in Rankings

Here's what you may have missed this week.

Four days after he died, 19-year-old Jerry Napoleon of Caldwell was remembered as a musician, an athlete and an all-around good guy....

The  will be closed for renovations for approximately two weeks starting Friday, August 31. Plans include refinishing and restriping the gymnasium floor, pool maintenance and improvements and painting and upgrading locker rooms....

West Essex Regional High School in North Caldwell moved ahead 20 places and James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell dropped one slot in the just-released biennial ranking of 328 public high schools in the state by New Jersey Monthly Magazine....

A new nationwide study, “How America Gives,” released Monday by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, reveals that residents of area code 07006 gave a median contribution of $2,507, or 3.4% of discretionary income, to non-profits and religious organizations in 2008, the most recent available data. The average American, according to the study....

Boxes and boxes of shaving gel, razors, toothbrushes, hand sanitizer and other items needed by American troops overseas are making their way from Caldwell to Afghanistan....

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

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