Essex County commissioners celebrate African American Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate African American Heritage Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Feb. 17, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners virtually held its 2021 African American Heritage Month celebration via Zoom. The ceremony commemorated the heritage, culture,…

Council hears redevelopment plan

Council hears redevelopment plan

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Township Council heard a presentation about a redevelopment plan for 19-35 Broad Street, encompassing five buildings, at the Feb. 8 council meeting. Alex Pavlovsky, who…

Service clubs unite for food drives

Service clubs unite for food drives

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Women’s Club and Kiwanis Club are joining forces along with 11 other organizations in town for semimonthly food drives, filling the Glen Ridge…

Town hall discusses back to school

Town hall discusses back to school

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Returning for another virtual town hall on Feb. 10, East Orange Mayor Ted Green welcomed guests East Orange Superintendent of Schools AbdulSaleem Hasan, Assistant Superintendent Deborah…

Town zeros in on vaccinating seniors

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — With both Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines currently available to certain sectors of the public, studies show that the black and brown community continues to be…

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