West Essex PBA Hosting Comedy Night, 6:30pm to 10:30pm, Wednesday, Nov. 12; at Brownstone in Paterson
WEST ESSEX, NJ - The West Essex Policemen's Benevolent Association Local #81 will be hosting a Comedy Night during the second week of November at the Brownstone, located at 351 West Broadway, in Paterson. The evening will feature an all-you-can-eat beefsteak dinner along with entertainment from comedians. All monies raised will benefit the organization which is made up of members from Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, North Caldwell, Roseland and West Caldwell law enforcement.
The comedy event will run from 6:30pm to 10:30pm on Wednesday, Nov. 12.
Admission is $50 a person and adults over 18 are welcome. Tickets may be purchased by:
The menu for the event will include:
Recently, Ned Gladstein, the owner of Sunrise ShopRite in West Caldwell, presented a check to West Essex PBA Local #81 to generously sponsor the two comedians who will be performing at their Comedy Night. On hand for the occasion was West Essex PBA Local #81 Recording Secretary and West Caldwell Police Officer Kristin Maier and West Essex PBA Local #81 President and Roseland Police Officer David Courter.
From left: West Essex PBA Local #81 Recording Secretary Kristin Maier, West Caldwell ShopRite owner Ned Gladstein and West Essex PBA Local #81 President David Courter
The comedy night will feature three comedians:
Admission will include door prizes and there will also be a 50/50 cash raffle.
"Come out for a night of laughs and great food at the Brownstone,"
West Essex PBA Local 81
The West Essex PBA Local #81 is a local charitable organization which donates to local organizations within West Essex and Cedar Grove, and also exists for the good and welfare of their members and benefits any officers and their families who are in need. The group is made up of officers who work in the following police departments:
West Essex Policemen’s Benevolent Association
New Jersey State Local #81
Post Office Box 81
Essex Fells, New Jersey 07021
ROSELAND, NJ - A yard sale will be held this weekend at 28 Cortlandt Street, Roseland. The sale will run from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, Oct. 25.
Items for Sale Include
Roseland Landmarks and Historic Commission to Honor Four Historic Homes, 1pm to 3pm, Saturday, Oct. 25; Harrison House, 126 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland
ROSELAND, NJ - A special event honoring four homes which have historic significance to the Roseland community will take place this weekend at The Harrison
House, located at 126 Eagle Rock Avenue, in Roseland. The Roseland
Landmarks and Historic Commission will be hosting the recognition ceremony which will run from 1pm to 3pm on Saturday, Oct. 25. The free event is open to the public and all are welcome.
Homes to be Recognized
Bronze plaques will be given to the homeowners of the following residences:
Boo Fest Presented by Junior Woman's Club of Verona, 9:30am to 11:30am, Saturday, Oct. 25; HBW Middle School, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona
VERONA, NJ - A "Boo Fest" will be held this weekend at the HB Whitehorne Middle School, 600 Bloomfield Avenue, in Verona. Presented by the Junior Woman's Club of Verona, the event will run from 9:30am to 11:30am, Saturday, Oct. 25, and all are welcome. The $5 admission, (children under 1 are free), includes children's performers and activities. All proceeds will benefit the mission of the Junior Woman's Club. Children are welcome to come in costume.
Tickets can be purchased at the door.
"Don't miss this year's Boo Fest at H.B.W Middle School Gym,"
"Cocktails for a Cause" to Benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation, 7pm to 9pm, Thursday, Oct. 23; at SPAtique, 427 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
MONTCLAIR, NJ - This week, Montclair's SPAtique, a wellness day spa, will be hosting a benefit for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. "Cocktails for a Cause" is being held in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and 100 percent of all monies raised will go to support life-saving breast cancer screening, breast health and cancer education, treatment support, and survivorship programs. The event fee is $40 per person and will include Appetizers, Refreshments and an Open Bar along with many spa treatments. The benefit will take place Thursday, Oct. 23, from 7pm to 9pm; SPAtique is located at 427 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair.
Tickets to the event are $40 per person and may be purchased online here. All donations are tax deductible and all event proceeds will go directly to Susan G. Komen North Jersey which serves Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties.
Cocktails and Pampering
The benefit evening is designed to celebrate breast cancer survivors, create awareness and raise funds for a breast cancer cure. To pamper their guests, SPAtique will be offering the following complimentary services:
"We are excited that SPAtique and so many local businesses have decided to work together to bring this special celebration together,"
Throughout the month of October, SPAtique is supporting the Susan G. Komen Foundation with a Pampering Pink Promotion. For every $65 Pink Ribbon Massage and or Facial purchased, SPAtique will make a donation to Susan G. Komen North Jersey.
427 Bloomfield Ave
Montclair, NJ US 07042
First Presbyterian Church Hosting Blood Drive, 3pm to 8pm, Tuesday, Oct. 21; 326 Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell will be hosting a Blood Drive Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 3pm to 8pm. Baked goods, snacks and beverages will be provided to all those who donate. The drive will be held in the gymnasium of the church education building which is located at 326 Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell.
The blood drive will be administered by The Blood Center of New Jersey and donors will need to supply their social security number on their initial visit or their blood donor ID number. Donors who provide their email address will receive an email in a few days which lists their blood type and cholesterol result.
"Very little changes after giving blood," a Blood Center spokesperson commented.
New Jersey Requirements to Donate Blood
In general, eligible donors must be in good health. There are no upper age limits provided all health requirements are met:
Donors will be deferred from giving blood if:
"There is NO risk of contracting any disease
Persons are not permitted to donate blood in New Jersey if they meet any of the following:
Guidelines Before Donating Blood
At the Blood Center, blood samples, drawn in separate tubes at the time of donation, undergo a visual screening for clotting or other abnormalities. In addition, each blood donation is subjected to the following tests:
First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell
Senior Pastor: Dr. Richard N. Sommers
326 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Essex County's Michael Benfante, Author of 9/11 Book "Reluctant Hero" to Speak at Verona Library, 3pm, Sunday, Oct. 19; 17 Gould Street, Verona
VERONA, NJ - Montclair resident and 9/11 Survivor Michael Benfante will be speaking at the Verona Public Library this weekend. Benfante is best known for his heroic actions during the World Center disaster when he and a co-worker carried a disabled woman in a wheelchair down 68 flights of stairs and out of the North Tower to safety, just minutes before the tower imploded. Benfante will recount his experience when he discusses his book "Reluctant Hero: A 9/11 Hero Speaks Out About That Unthinkable Day, What He’s Learned, How He’s Struggled and What No One Should Ever Forget." The free event takes place from 3pm to 4:30pm on Sunday, Oct. 19. The library is located at 17 Gould Street, Verona.
Benfante is the recipient of a host of honors and international recognition, and has testified at a US Senatorial special hearing about his 9/11 experience. Raised in Montclair, he currently lives with his wife and son in Bloomfield. He has been recognized by President George W. Bush and has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America and CNN.
Benfante explained, “I saw horrible things
The author will be available to sign books purchased in advance or sold at Sunday's appearance. The author has also agreed to donate $5 from the sale of each book to the Friends of Verona Library fund for library activities.
Verona Public Library
17 Gould Street, Verona
All Welcome at West Caldwell Fire Department's Future Firefighter's Day, 11am to 2pm, Saturday, Oct. 18; 6 Fairfield Avenue, West Caldwell
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - The West Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their annual "Future Firefighter's Day" Open House on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11am to 2pm. Children of all ages are welcome to participate in the free event which will take place at the West Caldwell Fire House, located at 6 Fairfield Avenue, West Caldwell.
Scenes from the 2013 West Caldwell Firefighter's Day:
The free activities and events on that afternoon will include:
West Caldwell Volunteer Fire Department
Chief Jim Alvine
6 Fairfield Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - A Multi-Family Yard Sale will take place this weekend at 240 Westville Ave, West Caldwell. The sale will run from 9am to 3pm on
Saturday, Oct. 18.
Items for sale include:
"Once again, we will be having our annual multi-family garage sale,"
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - - A garage sale will be held this weekend at 91 Ravine Avenue, West Caldwell. The sale will run from 9am to 2pm on Saturday, Oct. 18.
Items for Sale Include