Monday, May 13, 2013
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Hundreds of people gathered on James Caldwell High School's Bonnel Field Friday to join the fight against cancer. The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life was held for a fourth year in a row at the high school this weekend. Well over 300 parents, children, seniors and students of all ages walked around school's track through the night as a symbol of their commitment to find a cure for cancer and remember loved ones lost to the disease. Senior high school student Peter Thomann was walking in the event as part of team No Surrender. The team's name was emblazoned with big, bold letters on bright yellow T-shirts that Thomann and more than 20 other students were wearing. Thomann said he was walking for his grandmother, who survived breast…
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Awards pool concessions contract for 2013 season.
While the West Caldwell Council held off on introducing the muncipal budget until the April 2 meeting, several housekeeping ordinances and resolutions were approved Tuesday night. The council unanimously approved $451,000 in improvements to the Kirkpatrick Lane sewer pumping station. A bond ordinance was approved appropriating $1,348,000 for the design and replacement of water mains on St. Charles Avenue and Mt. Herman Way. With members of Cub Scout Pack 6 in attendance, West Caldwell Mayor Joseph Tempesta explained that by pounding his gavel, the ordinances the council had just approved had now become new laws for the town. The town also passed several resolutions regarding maintenance and improvements: In addition to these improvements, …
Monday, January 28, 2013
A look at the week ahead and what stories Patch plans to cover.
Here are some of the stories we're working on and what's happening this week in the Caldwells. See you around! —The fourth annual James Caldwell High School Relay For Life Kickoff meeting will be held on Thursday, at 7 p.m., in the high school cafeteria. —Washington School will culminate Helping Hands Week on Saturday with a Walk to Cure Diabetes, a fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. All are welcome. —Groundhog Day is on Saturday, Feb. 2 this year. Will Essex Ed see his shadow at the Turtle Back Zoo? —The deadline to register for FEMA disaster assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy has been extended from Jan. 30 to March 1. See details here. Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Teresa Akersten at teresa.…
Friday, May 11, 2012
3rd annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society at James Caldwell High School's Bonnel Field.
Four hundred people passionate about finding a cure for cancer are taking turns walking around the Bonnel Field track all night Friday for the third annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life of James Caldwell High School. The walkers, mostly students from the West Caldwell school, are members of 39 teams who have raised around $70,000 for the American Cancer Society, according to Trish Martin, JCHS Faculty Advisor. Martin said each team must have at least one member on the track for the entire event which began at 7 p.m. with an opening ceremony and survivors walking the first lap. Caregivers joined in for the second lap with teams walking onto the track for the third lap. Team members had set up a "tent city" on the grass next to …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
What's happening in and around the Caldwells this weekend.
Here are just a few of the events happening in the area this weekend. Click on “EVENTS” on the Home Page to see all the possibilities. WHAT: Rock Out Cancer WHERE: Rock’n Joe, 339 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, NJ WHEN: Friday 5:30 to 10 p.m. WHY GO: Rock'n Joe will host a night of music to benefit the American Cancer Society. Featured bands include Funkenstein, Conrad Womelsdorf, the Kronics, Split Statement, Gngr, the Retromen and special guests. Organized by Team No Surrender; Caldwell Relay for Life. WHAT: Verona LIVE: Card and Games Club WHERE: Verona Community Center Annex, 880 Bloomfield Ave., Verona WHEN: Fridays 1 to 3 p.m. WHY GO: Drop in to play or to socialize at the Community Center Annex. No registration required. WHAT: “You Can…
Friday, March 23, 2012
You can fill up on their coffee in Caldwell as well as five other locations around the state.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Rockn' Joe coffee rocks! Readers of New Jersey Monthly voted Rockn' Joe Coffeehouse and Bistro the best in the state in the 2012 Jersey Choice Best of NJ Reader's Choice poll. Results are printed in the April issue which hit newsstands this week as well as online. The first Rockn' Joe opened in Cranford in 1993 and there are now a total of six locations around the state. Caldwell's rock-themed coffeeshop opened at 339 Bloomfield Ave. four years ago. Franchise owners Dan and Darlene Sgarlato live in West Caldwell and raised their family here. Dan knows most of his customers by name, is a master barista, and stands behind the quality of Rockn' Joe coffee. He pointed out that Rockn' Joe was named "Roaster of the Year" by Roast Magazine in …