Online Petition for Essex County to Create a Crosswalk at Bloomfield Avenue and Gould Place in Caldwell
CALDWELL, NJ - This past spring, Caldwell's Teresa Akersten created an online petition asking for Essex County to create a crosswalk over Bloomfield Avenue at Gould Place in Caldwell. Over these past months, 269 individuals have signed the petition; Akersten intends to send it to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. when it reaches 500 names.
In her petition's description, Akersten explained that, during last year's Art on the Avenue, Caldwell Police had created a makeshift crosswalk at the corner of Bloomfield and Gould.
"The crosswalk was hugely successful,
Akersten has been asking residents and business owners to sign her virtual petition so that the county creates the crosswalk. Anyone interested in signing the petition may do so online here.
Phyllis Kent noted that the crosswalk is needed because the free municipal parking lot is located near the Gould Place and Bloomfield Avenue intersection.
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
CALDWELL, NJ - The Caldwell Police Department has announced that they are again seeking applicants to be volunteer members of the Caldwell Police Auxiliary. The 12-week training program will begin in the fall and will include instruction in many aspects of police work from crime prevention to CPR. The class meets twice a week and takes place at the Essex County Police Academy, located at 250 Grove Avenue, Cedar Grove.
"The Auxiliary Police is a volunteer program,"
To apply for the position, contact Sergeant Paul Stabile at 973-226-2600 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information:
Caldwell Police Department
Chief: James H. Bongiorno
1 Provost Square
Caldwell, NJ 07006