Sustainable Essex Alliance to enter second round of program

Sustainable Essex Alliance to enter second round of program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Sustainable Essex Alliance will enter the second round of the Sustainable Energy Aggregation program in April, offering an alternative power company from PSE&G to the seven towns that combine to make up the alliance: Glen Ridge, Glen Rock, Livingston, Maplewood, Montclair, South Orange and Verona. Livingston and Glen Rock were […]

South Orange–Maplewood School District, teachers union enter mediation regarding in-person learning

South Orange–Maplewood School District, teachers union enter mediation regarding in-person learning

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange–Maplewood School District and South Orange–Maplewood Education Association, the teachers union, began mediation meetings on Feb. 19, after the Feb. 15 announcement that hybrid learning would not begin as scheduled. It was a reversal of the decision made only a few hours before that in-person classes would […]

District flip-flops, agrees to remain virtual for time being

District flip-flops, agrees to remain virtual for time being

MAPLEWOOD & SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange–Maplewood School District is returning to all-virtual instruction indefinitely, the district announced in a statement on Feb. 15. The decision came just hours after the release of a district announcement that Phase 3 of its hybrid learning reopening plan would continue on April 19, a move forward […]

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 owns the site, was at the meeting to speak to the council. According to Pavlovsky, the plan will place 86 apartments, 131 parking spaces and […]

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 High School parking lot with donations that will go to Montclair food banks Toni’s Kitchen, Human Needs Food Pantry and Mary’s Pantry at St. Teresa […]

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 Harvest, Special Education Director Tonya Santos, East Orange Department of Health and Human Services Director Monique Griffin, and East Orange Health Officer Victor Kuteyi to […]

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 wary of the vaccine. But Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss is fighting to change this, encouraging members of the community to get both doses of the […]

Nearly 2K pieces of WO mail found behind dumpster

Nearly 2K pieces of WO mail found behind dumpster

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mail that was addressed to be delivered to residents in West Orange was found in and behind dumpsters in North Arlington and West Orange, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced on Oct. 7. A mail carrier from Kearney, Nicholas Beauchene, was arrested and charged with one count of delay, secretion or detention […]

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