Pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course held at Redwood School

Pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course held at Redwood School

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township of West Orange, EZ Ride, New Jersey Safe Routes, the West Orange School District and the West Orange Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board collaborated on the town’s first-ever pop-up bike lane and free bike skills course, held May 1 and 2 at Redwood Elementary School. Lisa Lee of EZ Ride […]

Nutley’s Kraft signs national letter of intent to WV school

Nutley’s Kraft signs national letter of intent to WV school

NUTLEY, NJ — Jensen Kraft, of Nutley, has signed a national letter of intent accepting a volleyball scholarship to Davis & Elkins College, located in Elkins in West Virginia. Jensen, who attended St. Mary High School in Rutherford, won 12 varsity letters as a member of the volleyball, track and field, basketball and softball teams. […]

Walk-up vaccination appointments are now available in Essex County

Walk-up vaccination appointments are now available in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced May 4 that appointments are no longer needed to get a vaccine at Essex County’s vaccination centers at the former Kmart, 235 Prospect Ave. in West Orange, and Essex County College, 177 W. Market St. in Newark. Those who reside, work or attend […]

Newark man arrested for East Orange homicide

Newark man arrested for East Orange homicide

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Terrance Nelson, 35, of Newark, has been arrested and charged with the May 1 murder of Shakur Robinson, 34, also of Newark, who was fatally shot in a home on the 500 block of South Clinton Street in East Orange, according to a May 4 press release from the Essex County […]

Saint Barnabas Medical Center inducts new medical staff leadership

Saint Barnabas Medical Center inducts new medical staff leadership

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The nearly 1,600 attending physicians at Saint Barnabas Medical Center recently elected leaders among the group to serve two-year terms as medical staff officers. Inducted at the quarterly medical staff meeting on April 6, Dr. Alan Garten will serve as medical staff president along with 1st Vice President Dr. Michael Addis, 2nd […]

Newark man sentenced to 5 years in prison for gun possession

NEWARK, NJ — Ricky Terrell, 24, of Newark, was sentenced May 5 to five years in prison for possessing a handgun in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced May 5. Terrell previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge John Michael Vazquez via videoconference to a one-count information charging […]

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