South Ward councilwoman not forgotten as her legacy lives on

IRVINGTON, NJ — South Ward Councilwoman Sandy Jones is gone but not forgotten. Jones died unexpectedly Thursday, March 21. Former Irvington Board of Education member Jamillah Beasley-McCleod was appointed to…

Seniors and students work together to nurture plants

Seniors and students work together to nurture plants

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, May 9, West Orange held its second session of the 2019 Senior Gardening Program. Seniors were assisted by West Orange High School students, who…

Local heroes from Maplewood honored by 200 Club

Local heroes from Maplewood honored by 200 Club

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Thursday, May 9, The 200 Club of Essex County presented Valor Awards to Maplewood Police Sgt. James DeFazio and Officer Robert Smith, second and third from…

East Orange suffers its third homicide of the year

EAST ORANGE, NJ — On Thursday, May 9, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II and East Orange Public Safety Director Domingos Saldida announced the city had suffered its third…

Maplewood bans single-use plastic bags

Maplewood bans single-use plastic bags

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Township Committee unanimously passed an ordinance that will ban plastic bags in local businesses at its meeting May 7, putting into effect on June 1…

3rd Ward race heating up in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Earlier this year, when longtime East Orange 3rd Ward Councilwoman Quilla Talmadge announced she would not seek re-election, she made it clear who she wants to…

Zuckerman, Coallier, Jones win BOT election

Zuckerman, Coallier, Jones win BOT election

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Following a busy election season, with nine challengers running for three open seats on the South Orange Board of Trustees, the “Your Voice, Our Village” slate…

Collum wins re-election in landslide

Collum wins re-election in landslide

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The results are in and South Orange wants four more years of Sheena Collum. On May 14, Collum was re-elected as village president in a landslide…

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