Woman arrested and charged with kidnapping 11-month old baby from East Orange

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and East Orange Public Safety Director Sheilah Coley announced that Christiana Fitzpatrick, 20, of Chicago has been arrested and charged with kidnapping an 11-month old baby boy from East Orange. On Wednesday, Feb. 24, Fitzpatrick, who was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child and interfering with custody, […]

Region IV NJSIAA Wrestling Tournament to be at WOHS

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School, located at 51 Conforti Ave., will be the site of the Region IV NJSIAA Wrestling Tournament, which begins Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in the Tarnoff Gymnasium. Wrestlers from Region IV will compete on the following schedules: Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m., first round; Friday, Feb. […]

Cycling for special needs services

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Teen Committee for the JCC MetroWest Cycle For Special Needs event holds up a check for $22,000 at the Sunday, Feb. 21, cycle-thon. The proceeds from the event will go toward promoting inclusion and supporting those with special needs. Pictured, from left, are Peter Guerriero of Maplewood, Chloe Christian of […]

Irvington High School Wins the 2016 Essex County Consumer Bowl Championship Title!

    IRVINGTON, NJ — For the eighth straight year, the Irvington High School Consumer Bowl team has won the Essex County Championship. The county competition took place on Thursday, Feb. 11, at West Caldwell Tech High School. Irvington High School competed with West Side High School, Immaculate Conception High School and the following Essex […]

Jack Renkens to speak at Nutley HS about college athletic recruiting process

NUTLEY –National keynote speaker Jack Renkens of Recruiting Realities will bring his unique, no-nonsense presentation on college athletic recruiting to Nutley High School on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. “It’s a Game… Know the Rules” is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families of student-athletes looking to get their […]

Century 21 Gemini real estate agent is award recipient

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ — Century 21 Gemini is proud to recognize Yaw “Tracy” Chan as a recipient of Silver Level 2015 NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award. Chan has also earned Century 21 Masters Emerald level for 2015. Another outstanding honor achieved is the Century 21 Quality Service Pinnacle recognizing her consistent outstanding service. To earn the Century 21 […]

Foundation Seeks Support for Planned Ironbound Immigrants Memorial

NEWARK, NJ — The Ironbound Business Improvement District has joined with East Ward Councilman Augusto Amador and individuals and organizations from the East Ward and around the city of Newark to announce the formation of the Ironbound Immigrants Memorial Foundation. The foundation is committed to the fulfillment of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to contribute to the […]

New Hope Baptist Church makes history with female deacons

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In the 38-year history of New Hope Baptist Church of East Orange, Barbara James and Brenda Thurmond will become the church’s first female deacons at a formal ordination ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. at the church, located at 144 Norman St., East Orange. At New Hope Baptist Church […]

Mayor calls for an audit of Port Authority-related revenue

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Mayor Ras Baraka will announce on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at noon, in a press briefing at Newark City Hall, details of a sweeping plan designed to maximize the city’s lease with the Port Authority of NY/NJ and ensure airport workers receive a living wage. It calls for conducting an audit, a […]

Apartment complex opens at Springfield Avenue Marketplace in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Tucker Development, a leader in the development of retail centers and mixed-use properties, has delivered occupancy of 24 Jones, an apartment complex located adjacent to the new Springfield Avenue Marketplace in the University Heights neighborhood of Newark. Comprised of 152 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, 24 Jones is located at 24 Jones […]