IN MEMORIAM – ​J. Gunther Cohn

​J. Gunther Cohn March 6, 1911 – March 24, 2008 Dear Dad, You would be aghast that President Trump and his EPA Secretary of State plan to reduce regulations on climate control and auto emissions. You devoted your career to developing and inventing technology to clean the air and our environment. You are considered a […]

DiVincenzo outlines county progress in 2016

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 14th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 27, in the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The multimedia presentation outlined county achievements and improvement projects completed in 2016, highlighted the services and programs offered by Essex County and […]

Cruelty to Animals trial starting this week

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — In papers filed March 1, Bloomfield Prosecutor John Cerza urges Municipal Judge John Paparazzo not to dismiss charges against former Animal Control Officer Vincent Ascolese, and let the case proceed to court. Ascolese’s trial is scheduled for today, Thursday, March 9, in Bloomfield Municipal Court, at 9 a.m. Ascolese has been charged by […]

Tyrell E. Wheeler

  Tyrell E. Wheeler, 33, of Bloomfield, passed away on Friday February 24, 2017.   Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St, Bloomfield on Saturday at 8:45AM. The funeral mass will be offered at Sacred Heart Church, 89 Broad St. Bloomfield at 10 AM. Interment […]

Michael J. McDonnell

  Michael J. McDonnell Sr., 80, of Glen Ridge, passed away on Tuesday February 21, 2017 at Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge.   Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Monday at 9 AM. The funeral mass will be offered at Holy Name […]

DPW director says no problems with snow removal

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Even with the lack of snow this winter, the Bloomfield Department of Public Works and Parks did not lose its winter skills, as demonstrated by its handling of the Feb. 9 snowstorm. “I think we did pretty well,” DPW Director Anthony Nesto said earlier this week. “The feedback was that residents were happy.” […]

Lawrence R. Pizzano

  Lawrence R. Pizzano, 79, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Van Dyk Manor in Montclair.   Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Monday at 9:00 a.m.  The funeral mass will be offered at Sacred Heart Church at 10:00 a.m.  […]

The Christmas season is here at last

The Christmas season is here at last

NUTLEY, NJ  — Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at the Oval in Nutley via helicopter on Friday, Nov. 25. On hand was a large crowd of families, children, and those who just wanted to celebrate the traditional kick-off of the holiday in Nutley. It was the 55th year of the Oval celebration.

Judge: charges are credible — Chalet headed to trial or plea

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Newark Superior Court Judge Martin Cronin ruled Friday, Nov. 5, that charges will not be dismissed against Bloomfield Councilman Elias Chalet. Chalet was indicted by a state grand jury in January 2016 on five counts stemming from the proposed purchase, by the township, of a parcel of land. He allegedly had promised the […]

Glen Ridge Red Dogs win Pee Wee football league title

Glen Ridge Red Dogs win Pee Wee football league title

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Red Dogs – Pee Wee football team, comprising third- and fourth-graders, defeated Dumont for the Bergen County Junior Football League championship. The Red Dogs hosted this game Saturday, Nov. 5, in Glen Ridge. The final score was 27-12. It marks back-to-back seasons with 9-0 records for these group […]

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