Essex County College hosts first NASA on Campus experience

Essex County College hosts first NASA on Campus experience

NEWARK, NJ — Working in pairs, a dozen Essex County College faculty members carefully examined their Lego models, simulating rovers on the surface of Mars. They listened intently as Laura Jackson, from Lego Education, instructed them on where to place the models on the table. When everything was set, the light on the models glowed […]

Dawn raid leads to two arrests for drug trafficking

NEWARK, NJ — In an operation conducted at dawn by a law enforcement task force comprised of Essex County sheriff’s detectives and detectives from the Newark, Bloomfield and Irvington police departments, two suspects were arrested and a high-powered assault rifle and narcotics were seized, according to a Sept. 13 press release from the Essex County […]

Apply for an Impact100 Essex grant

Apply for an Impact100 Essex grant

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Impact100 Essex is extending the deadline for grant proposal submissions to Sept. 26. Essex County nonprofit organizations seeking funds for a transformational, high-impact project are encouraged to apply. This year’s grant winning proposal will receive a $120,000 grant. In addition, Impact100 Essex has announced that all of this year’s finalists will receive […]

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Sept. 12 in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove, 27 area artists received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in this year’s Senior Art Show. The talent displayed by our senior artists is […]

Hazel Carnival this Saturday

Hazel Carnival this Saturday

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Hazel Avenue PTA will present the annual Hazel Carnival on Saturday, Sept. 21, from noon to 4 p.m. on the Hazel Elementary School blacktop, 45 Hazel Ave. in West Orange. The rain date is Sunday, Sept. 22.  Families can purchase unlimited wristbands or individual tickets for the rides and games. […]

Bloomfield HS boys soccer team enjoys good start

Bloomfield HS boys soccer team enjoys good start

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield High School boys soccer team has enjoyed a good start to the season. The Bengals won their season opener Sept. 4, beating West Essex, 2-1. Marco Colasurdo scored the first goal off an assist from Nate Russell. Anthony Rizzi scored the game-winner with the assist coming from Noah Kelly.Goalkeeper Mike […]

Seton Hall Prep cross-country team cruises to improve to 5-0

Seton Hall Prep cross-country team cruises to improve to 5-0

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In the second week of conference racing, the Seton Hall Prep cross-country team cruised to victory over West Orange, 18-38, Newark Academy, 19-40, and Millburn, 16-39.  Led by the trio of senior Colin Schweitzer, 17:08, senior Nolan Orr, 17:08, and junior Kevin Harvey, 17:09, who placed first, second and third and […]

Run for Zach to prevent future suicides

Run for Zach to prevent future suicides

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange (stop) Suicide Advocacy Coalition will present Run for Zach on Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Rock Spring Country Club, 90 Rock Spring Road in West Orange. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m., with the race beginning at 4 p.m. This race supports the mission of the WOSAC, which […]

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