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Komal Shah

Community Advisor

Komal Shah is an entrepreneurial anthropologist whose strategic cultural insights have led to the formation of many unique business ideas. She is the founder of Edgewater Life, a community news site serving the waterfront communities on River Road, for the towns of Weehawken, West New York, North Bergen, Edgewater and Fort Lee.

Komal Shah's Contributions

  1. David Saco Named Principal Of Leonia Middle School

    David Saco Named Principal Of Leonia Middle School

    LEONIA, N.J. — David Saco was promoted to principal of Leonia Middle School (LMS) at Tuesday night's Board of Education meeting.The former LMS Vice Principal will take over for Dr. Nicholas Bernice, who will leave the district in August to become superintendent of Ringwood's school district.Saco worked for the Passaic Board of Education for 15 years before coming to Leonia in ...

  2. Edgewater PetValu Organizes Adoption Event

    Edgewater PetValu Organizes Adoption Event

    EDGEWATER, N.J. -- PetValu in Edgewater will host a pet adoption event on Saturday, April 23. CLAWS Rescue, GROWL Rescue and Second Chance Rescue will all be on hand with furry friends ready to adopt. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. PetValu is located at 725 River Rd. 

  3. Los Angeles Resident Knows All About 'Life In Edgewater'

    Los Angeles Resident Knows All About 'Life In Edgewater'

    EDGEWATER, N.J. — When a suicide jumper leapt to his death at Edgewater Marina Tuesday night, Los Angeles resident Komal Shah's phone started ringing off the hook.Local residents knew Shah could tell them all about the police activity at the marina, despite the fact that she was 2,800 miles away.This, Shah said, comes with the territory when you run the popular community website ...

  4. Celebrity Hair Stylist Moves Salon To Edgewater

    Celebrity Hair Stylist Moves Salon To Edgewater

    EDGEWATER, N.J. — After 15 years on Manhattan's Upper East Side, celebrity hair stylist Tina Pearson has packed up her salon and moved it to Edgewater."I think we can really offer Edgewater something it does not have yet," said Pearson, who specializes in textured hair. "Edgewater is a diverse neighborhood that needs a salon like mine."Pearson brings 22 years of hair ...

  5. Couple Brings Brooklyn Inspired Coffee Shop To Edgewater

    Couple Brings Brooklyn Inspired Coffee Shop To Edgewater

    EDGEWATER, N.J. — After more than twenty years in the food business, Edgewater couple Tom and Eun Kim have opened a coffee shop in their hometown."We want to give the community a comfortable place to come enjoy time with family and friends with our great coffee and food," said Tom of The Coffee Barn's February opening.The Barn serves coffee from Illy in a "hip" ...

  6. Edgewater Investor Takes Macarons Mainstream

    Edgewater Investor Takes Macarons Mainstream

    EDGEWATER, N.J. — Edgewater businessman Raj Bhatt believes he has found the next big American indulgence: macarons. The vibrantly-colored cookies propelled Bhatt to invest in Woops!, a confectionery company that specializes in French macarons, in 2013.The simple product was appealing to the eye and was exactly what the United States needed, he said.Woops! has since sold some six million ...

  7. 'Bagel N' More' Opens In Edgewater

    'Bagel N' More' Opens In Edgewater

    EDGEWATER, N.J. — Amir Moussavian wants to make his River Road bagel shop a staple in the morning routine of Edgewater residents.With "too good of an opportunity to pass up," Moussavian of Englewood bought the 1,300-square-foot shop last November when he heard the former owner was looking to get out.He closed it down for renovations before reopening as "Bagel N' ...

  8. Edgewater Public Library Celebrates Carnegie Building Anniversary

    Edgewater Public Library Celebrates Carnegie Building Anniversary

    EDGEWATER, N.J. – The Edgewater Free Public Library is hosting the following upcoming events in February to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the library’s Carnegie Building. Monday — Happy Birthday Breakfast from 10 a.m. to noon: Original Pancake House will provide breakfast and Starbucks of Edgewater will provide the coffee. Everyone is welcome. 7 p.m.: Doug Hall will present “A ...

  9. River Palm In Edgewater Organizes Wine Tasting Event

    River Palm In Edgewater Organizes Wine Tasting Event

    EDGEWATER, N.J. -- The River Palm Terrace in Edgewater will host a wine tasting event on March 8. awarding winning boutique wine maker David Rossi and RPT Sommelier Joe Iurato. Five distinctive Fulcrum wines will be presented and paired with a five-course tasting menu.The event is limited to 40 guests and is $85 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call Cynthia Aybar at 201-224-2013 for ...

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