Thursday, February 7, 2013
A running list of cancellations, postponements and more. Plus, important snow removal rules to remember.
More than a foot of snow is projected to dump on the Caldwells before this winter storm is through, according to the National Weather Service. There have been a number of events cancelled and postponed due to the inclement weather. Here's a running list of what we know. Plus, reminders about town ordinances on snow removal and parking restrictions. Cancellations/Postponements/Closings — Caldwell College will be closed on Saturday. All classes are cancelled. — The Caldwell Public Library will close at 1 p.m. on Friday., reopening Saturday at 10 a.m. — Coaches vs. Cancer and James Caldwell High School girls and boys basketball games scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 have been postponed to Saturday, Feb. 16. —All West Caldwell Recreation and …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Board of Education approves revising calendar to build in additional snow days.
The 2012-2013 Caldwell-West Caldwell school calendar has been revised to allow for additional snow days. The district's Board of Education approved this week opening for a half-day on Jan. 21 and a full day on Feb. 19. According to the district's website, if no snow/emergency days are used by Friday, April 19, then Friday, May 24, will be a school holiday for all students and district employees. That would make for a four-day Memorial Weekend. Monday, Jan. 21 was previously a scheduled vacation day for observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tuesday, Feb. 19, the day after President's Day, was formerly part of a four-day weekend winter break. The changes were implemented after Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29 left district schools without …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Mayor Alessi updates residents on power outages, elections, recreation programs and more.
Monday, November 5, 2012
The following message about Hurricane Sandy recovery was released by North Caldwell Mayor Joseph Alessi on Monday night: Over 80% of the power has been restored in North Caldwell. The schools are in session and all Municipal departments are opened for business as usual. Unfortunately however there are pocket outages in certain sections of the town. I have contacted our local PSE&G Coordinator and provided him with a list of these locations. He is going to check on the status of the all repairs and expedite them as soon as possible. The key areas that PSE&G are currently working on include Central Avenue (south of Notre Dame Church) and streets off of Mountain Avenue. The most recent reports indicate that power may be restored within the …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
West Essex, Caldwell-West Caldwell closed on Friday.
Students in the Caldwells will have missed at least a full week of school due to widespread power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. All public schools will remain closed Friday, the fifth day in a row, while towns wait for PSE&G crews to repair downed power lines so power could be restored and roads may be reopened. Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools, West Essex Regional Schools and North Caldwell Schools have all announced that they will remain closed on Friday, Nov. 1. Mount St. Dominic Academy and Caldwell College plan to re-open on Monday until further notice. The annual Teacher's Convention in Atlantic City has been canceled for the first time in its history, leaving open the possibility that schools may open and days that were …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Caldwell area schools will remain closed due to Hurricane Sandy power outages.
Story updated at 3:41 Wednesday. Thursday will be the fourth day in a row area schools are closed due to widespread power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Caldwell-West Caldwell Schools, West Essex Regional Schools and North Caldwell Schools have all announced that they will remain closed on Thursday, Nov. 1. Mount St. Dominic Academy and Caldwell College will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Wilson and Washington elementary schools in West Caldwell both regained power Tuesday night, according to a spokesperson for the Caldwell-West Caldwell district. The four other schools in the district—Jefferson and Lincoln Elementary Schools, Grover Cleveland Middle School and James Caldwell High School—were still without power Wednesday …