James Caldwell High School Music Marathon, Saturday, Feb. 28, 10am to 6pm; 265 Westville Avenue, West Caldwell
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - This weekend, James Caldwell High School will once again be hosting their annual Music Marathon. The family-friendly event takes place Saturday, Feb. 28, from 10am to 6pm and all are welcome. Throughout the day, the school will showcase all of its music programs, from orchestra to indie bands. The Jazz Band, Choral groups, Percussion Ensembles and student bands will entertain audiences in different rooms, including the hallways, of the performing arts wing. The day will end with a preview of the school's upcoming musical, The Addams Family.
The entertaining day is an opportune time for students not yet in high school to explore what its music programs offer. Tickets are $12 per family and will be available at the door, and refreshments will be sold. In addition, drawings will be held for raffle prizes. The school is located at 265 Westville Avenue, West Caldwell.
The expected schedule is as follows:
James Caldwell High School
265 Westville Avenue
West Caldwell, NJ
Garden Club of Essex Fells Presents "Caring for our Trees," Saturday, Feb. 28, 11am; Essex Fells School, 102 Hawthorne Road
ESSEX FELLS, NJ - This weekend, the public is invited to a presentation by The Garden Club of Essex Fells called "Caring for our Trees." The free event takes place Saturday, Feb. 28, at 11am and features arborist Stacie Phelps, an ISA Certified representative from SavATree. Phelps is expected to speak on her knowledge of trees and provide tips and advice about plant and tree care. Refreshments will be served afterwards and children are welcome. The lecture will be held in the Essex Fells School Auditorium, located at 102 Hawthorne Road, Essex Fells. The entrance to the auditorium is off of Forest Way.
The Garden Club of Essex Fells
PO Box 254
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
West Caldwell Presentation on the Natural History and Behavior of the Eastern Coyote, Thursday, Feb. 26, 8pm; Municipal Building, 30 Clinton RoadWest Caldwell
WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Thursday evening, the Township of West Caldwell will host a free presentation on the Natural History and Behavior of the Eastern Coyote. Tony McBride, from New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Division of Fish and Wildlife, will be on hand to provide a detailed overview of the animal which so many in the West Essex area have noticed near their homes. The presentation will begin at 8pm and will take place in the Main Meeting Chambers, on the second floor of the township's Municipal Building, located at 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell.
Natural History and Behavior of the Eastern Coyote Presentation
Topics of the evening's presentation on the Eastern Coyote are expected to include:
Township of West Caldwell
Mayor Joe Tempesta
30 Clinton Road
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
West Caldwell Health Department
For Second Year, Roseland Firefighters to Take on "Fight for Air Climb" 55 Staircase Challenge to Raise Funds for American Lung Association
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
ROSELAND, NJ - For the second year, the Roseland Fire Department will once again be participating in the American Lung Association's annual “Fight for Air Climb" in an effort to raise money for the association's education and outreach programs. On Saturday, March 21, a team including Roseland's Assistant Chief Rich Loveless, Lt. Matthew Popola, Firefighter/EMT Barry Bachenheimer, and Firefighters Perry Lee and Andy Vogel, will join hundreds of other tri-state area firefighters in the unique "vertical road race" fundraising event which will take place at the 57 stories tall One Penn Plaza, in New York City. The skyscraper will challenge climbers to make their way up to the top of the building through 55 staircases made up of 22 steps between each floor.
"Think 55 floors are bad enough?
Anyone interested in making a donation to support the Roseland team’s fundraising efforts for the American Lung Association may do so online here.
Roseland Fire Department
Fire Chief: Kent Yates
300 Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ 07068
The Roseland Fire Department is an all-volunteer department consisting of 41 members whose primary mission is to provide professional fire and rescue services to the Borough of Roseland. The department is celebrating its 102nd year of service and responds to approximately 250 calls per year.
The American Lung Association is the leading organization dedicated to saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The organization provides support and education for those living with asthma, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and fights external threats to lung health.
Fight Cancer While Eating and Drinking, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 5pm to 9pm; Cloverleaf Tavern, 395 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
CALDWELL, NJ - This week, Carolynn O'Brien Navarro and Jesus Navarro are hosting an event in partnership with the Cloverleaf Tavern in an effort to raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society which helps patients who are battling blood cancers. Cloverleaf diners who purchase a meal, including take-out, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, between the hours of 5pm to 9pm, will have a portion of their check donated by the Cloverleaf to the Society. No reservations are necessary, but diners will need to let the server know that they are there supporting the LLS fundraiser. The tavern is located at 395 Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell.
The Navarros are part of a group of 30 runners called Caldwell Team R4C that run to increase awareness of Leukemia and Lymphoma. In 2014, the team raised over $65,000 and have raised a total of $275,000 since they began in 2008.
For the seventh year, the couple is also training to participate in the New Jersey / Long Branch Half Marathon as members of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s "Team in Training" (TNT) on April 26.
"We joined TNT in 2008 to try to raise funds and increase
The mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
CALDWELL, NJ - For the seventh year, the Caldwell Merchants Association is once again sponsoring their annual “Tuesday Night Dinner and a Movie” event. Every Tuesday until March 17, Caldwell diners will receive 20 percent off their tab from seven participating restaurants on Bloomfield Avenue and will also receive a coupon good for purchasing a discounted movie ticket good for any Tuesday night until April 14 at Caldwell’s Cinema 4.
“This has been a successful promotion
Tuesday Night Dinner and a Movie Guidelines
The program runs until March 18 and the following guidelines apply:
The following restaurants will be participating in the “Tuesday Night Dinner and a Movie” events until March 17:
Cloverleaf Tavern Restaurant and Bar
395 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell
American cuisine served in a 80-years old pub
Bow Tie Caldwell Cinema 4
317 Bloomfield Avenue
Tradition for over 100 years
Caldwell Merchants Association
President: June Cowell
328 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
The Caldwell Merchants Association is an incorporated, NJ state registered 501c6 non-profit corporation whose mission is to revitalize the Caldwell downtown through promotions, beautification, historical preservation, economic redevelopment and support for the arts.