Elks support those in need in two towns

Elks support those in need in two towns

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange Elks treasurer Ron Housley, center, presents checks for $500 each to Kate Cahill, food pantry manager at Our Lady of Sorrows Food Pantry in South Orange, left, and Bev Mozone, food pantry coordinator at St. Joseph’s Food Pantry in Maplewood. A total of $841 was raised by generous donations […]

SHU student presents at Cambridge college radio conference

SHU student presents at Cambridge college radio conference

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University senior and WSOU 89.5 FM news director Robert Towey co-led a hands-on workshop at the Alternatives 2019 International Student Radio Conference, hosted at the University of Cambridge in England, from Aug. 14 to 16. Towey, who was personally invited by the conference to participate as an instructor, was […]

Edison man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder in WO

Edison man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder in WO

NEWARK, NJ — On Aug. 12, John Searles, 23, of Edison, was sentenced to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison by Superior Court Judge Verna Leath after an Essex County jury convicted him of first-degree attempted murder and weapons offenses, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens II. Assistant Prosecutor Stephanie Faloyin, who […]

Saint Barnabas opens human milk depot

Saint Barnabas opens human milk depot

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Saint Barnabas Medical Center celebrated the grand opening of a human milk depot in partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast. This is the first New Jersey milk bank for Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast. Mothers who are nursing and producing more milk than they need can give other babies a chance to receive […]

‘Wellness on Wheels’ van visits ShopRite of Newark

‘Wellness on Wheels’ van visits ShopRite of Newark

NEWARK, NJ — On Aug. 10, ShopRite nutritionist Biancha Jackson hosted a series of health and wellness events in the parking lot of the ShopRite of Newark in conjunction with a visit from the RWJBarnabas “Wellness on Wheels” bus. Wellness on Wheels is a mobile greenhouse and cooking school designed to bring free nutrition education […]

Gang member charged in connection with 2 attempted murders

NEWARK, NJ — A member of the New Jersey Grape Street Crips appeared in court Aug. 12 on charges that include two attempted murders charged as part of a RICO conspiracy, as well as narcotics trafficking, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Sean Hills, aka “Half A Brain,” “Half” and “Rydaman,” 28, of Newark, was charged […]

Statewide ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign returns

TRENTON, NJ — The Division of Highway Traffic Safety recently announced grants totaling more than $540,000 that will be used by local law enforcement agencies to crack down on drunk and impaired drivers as part of the national initiative “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” According to the division, 110 law enforcement agencies across New […]