Belleville Police help nab package thief

BELLEVILLE, NJ — A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing several packages that were delivered to Bloomfield residents during the past several weeks. Michael Ramos, 31, of Newark, was arrested by members of the Bloomfield Detective Bureau with the assistance of the Belleville Police Department. The package thefts were all reported in the […]

County, Art Educators of New Jersey partner to highlight the student creativity

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Art Educators of New Jersey welcomed 102 students from throughout Essex County to the Hall of Records in Newark for the Art Educators of New Jersey student art exhibit on March 28. This is the 12th consecutive year in which DiVincenzo has partnered with […]

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on that about $4.5 million will be distributed to 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program on Tuesday, March 1. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through […]

East Orange well-represented at the annual Labor Breakfast

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The honorees at the Essex County Democratic Committee’s annual Labor Breakfast, hosted on Friday, Feb. 19, at Nanina’s in the Park restaurant in Branch Brook Park in Belleville, were: Susan M. Cleary, the president of District 1199J, NUHHCE, AFSCME, AFL-CIO; Peter Growing, the council representative of Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters; Mark […]

Four appointed to Foundation Board at Clara Maass

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Four businessmen, who are civic leaders with strong ties in Essex County, were appointed to the Foundation Board of Trustees at Clara Maass Medical Center, in Belleville. According to Chairman Robert Gamba, of the Foundation at Clara Maass Medical Center, “It is a pleasure to welcome Salvatore Cocco, Daniel Geltrude, Robert Gill, […]

Belleville man is arrested for Maplewood robbery attempt

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department received a call at approximately 8:55 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, from Maplewood Middle School reporting a possible robbery involving a student, according to a Dec. 19 press release from the MPD. The victim, a 13-year-old eighth-grader, reported that he was approached by a man in the area […]

Clara Maass receives hospital-safety award

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Clara Maass Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, has received an “A” Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group, an independent, national, nonprofit group measuring hospital safety and quality, for the eighth consecutive time. Clara Maass Medical is one of only 133 hospitals throughout the country and eight in New Jersey to […]

Montclair Film Fest offers free filmmaking workshop

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Montclair Film Festival and The Film Institute at Montclair State announced the annual Behind the Screen program, a day of free filmmaking workshops and seminars taking place Sunday, Dec. 6, at University Hall, on the campus of Montclair State University. The BTS program is designed for students and adults from all […]

School joins NJ program

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Good oral health is important for overall health. Cavities and other problems with teeth can make it difficult for children to concentrate and learn in school as well as affect their nutrition, speech, and self-esteem. One of the best ways to prevent cavities is to brush twice a day for two minutes […]

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