Wednesday, December 5, 2012
U.S. Attorney says Anthony Nicholas Gallo, 20, was planning an explosion.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
A North Caldwell man was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with transporting a PVC pipe stuffed with explosives without a permit, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Anthony Nicholas Gallo, 20, is expected to appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Falk in Newark federal court Wednesday. According to the complaint, Gallo traveled into Pennsylvania on Jan. 8, 2012 with a pipe containing potassium chlorate and magnesium with the plan of causing an explosion. The complaint states that Gallo never applied for the permit or license required by the U.S. Attorney General to transport the explosive materials. Later that month, on Jan. 19, Gallo was admitted to the emergency room of a New Jersey hospital with burn injuries from a …
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Each week Patch highlights some of the top headlines from around Essex County
The Maplewood Township Committee recently adopted a resolution recommending the state Board of Public Utilities and the state Legislature… The Cedar Grove Board of Education finalized and approved a contract with the district's teacher's union during its public meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27.… Another Bloomfield gas station is being sued by the state for price gouging following Hurricane Sandy. Jenny’s Shell Station, at 461 Bloomfield Ave., was… A 17-year-old Verona youth was arrested Thanksgiving night when he sped off as police attempted to stop his car for speeding, Cedar… A 23-year-old city man was among nine people arrested on narcotics charges following an early-morning raid in Orange Thursday... Thursday's morning commute into …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Essex Fells PTA and Essex Fells Foundation for Educational Excellence will donate 50% of proceeds from Dec. 11 fundraiser to help rebuilding schools affected by storm.
The Essex Fells PTA and the Essex Fells Foundation for Educational Excellence have announced that 50 percent of proceeds from the upcoming Holiday Home Tour and Boutique will be donated to New Jersey schools impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The second annual Holiday Home Tour and Boutique will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The self-guided house tour, open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., offers a rare opportunity to peek inside eight exclusive Essex Fells' homes. The smallest community in Essex County has just over 700 homes with an average age of 59 years and a median home value of $1.6 million. Tickets can be purchased in advance ($45) or on the day of the tour ($50) at the Essex Fells Country Club, 219 Devon Road, Essex Fells. The Holiday …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
If you plan on shopping elsewhere in Essex County, then check out these deals in the Caldwells!
Black Friday deals are not just for big box stores. Small businesses in the Caldwells are offering incentives to kick-off your holiday shopping locally. Pink Bungalow, at 347 Bloomfield Ave., in Caldwell, has a special gift for customers who spend $100 or more on Vera Bradley—a free holiday tote in the new Dogwood pattern. The shop also has a door-buster deal. The first 25 customers to spend $25 or more will receive a free market tote. Runway, at 3 Smull Ave., in Caldwell, is taking 25% off items throughout the store. The boutique sells women and children’s clothing, accessories and gifts. My Daughter's Closet, a girls consignment shop at 3 Brookside Ave., in Caldwell, is offering 25% off all merchandise on Black Friday. Flair Jewelry & …