Bania to be appointed as Nutley’s new superintendent of schools

Bania to be appointed as Nutley’s new superintendent of schools

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Board of Education is expected to appoint Kent Bania as superintendent of schools at its June 27 meeting. Bania’s contract has been approved by the county superintendent and he will officially take on this role on July 1, succeeding Julie Glazer who leaves the district on June 30. A search […]

PCA-NJ positively impacts 5 Newark schools with Impact100 Essex grant

PCA-NJ positively impacts 5 Newark schools with Impact100 Essex grant

NEWARK, NJ — Prevent Child Abuse–New Jersey and its nonprofit subsidiary Child Wellness Institute — with support from Impact100 Essex — brought its Children’s Wellness Initiative to five Newark elementary schools. The program was delivered from February 2021 through May 2022 and reached 1,570 children in 125 classrooms, 200 teachers and 208 parents.  The program […]

County installs new traffic signals at intersections in Belleville, Irvington

County installs new traffic signals at intersections in Belleville, Irvington

BELLEVILLE / IRVINGTON, NJ — New traffic signal equipment was recently installed at two intersections along Franklin Avenue in Belleville and two intersections along Springfield Avenue in Irvington. The improvements are part of a $6 million project to upgrade nine intersections throughout Essex County.  The two intersections in Belleville are the intersection of Franklin Avenue […]

David’s Shoes to hold 13th annual Book Scholarship Awards Luncheon

UNION, NJ — David’s Shoes, an Irvington-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to reduce teen gun violence by encouraging youth to honor life by “promoting love of self and community,” will sponsor its 13th annual Book Scholarship Awards Luncheon on Saturday, July 23, at noon at Galloping Hill Caterers, 325 Chestnut St. in Union. Ten […]

Belleville Sons of the American Legion attend NJ convention

Belleville Sons of the American Legion attend NJ convention

BELLEVILLE, NJ — For the second year in a row, the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 attended the American Legion Detachment of New Jersey Convention in Wildwood, representing Belleville and the county of Essex at this 60th statewide meeting of the organization. With 17 members in attendance at this four-day event, Belleville’s Sons […]

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Center celebrates Juneteenth with performers Lynette Sheard and the James Austin Jr. Trio. Photos Courtesy of Patricia Mitrano

Mayor Scarpelli to debut “Inside Nutley” podcast in July

Mayor  Scarpelli to debut “Inside Nutley” podcast in July

NUTLEY, NJ — Mayor Joseph P. Scarpelli announced that he will be debuting a new podcast this July. “Inside Nutley” will feature Scarpelli and host Thomas Greco, along with special guests, who will be taking a look at current town issues, how the town is moving forward and answering questions from Nutley residents. “This is […]

After six years, West Orange TNVR boasts many successes

After six years, West Orange TNVR boasts many successes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Return program was approved and initiated in January 2016 after a year and a half trying to get approval, and since then it has neutered more than 2,000 cats and helped 767 kittens get adopted. WOTNVR is a nonprofit organization operating solely on charitable donations. It is a […]

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