Undergraduate fatally shot Sunday night

NEWARK, NJ — A current Rutgers Newark undergraduate was fatally shot at his apartment on Central Avenue in Newark on Sunday, April 10. His roommate, who graduated last year from Rutgers, was also shot. The roommate is in critical condition. The dead student has been identified as Shani Patel, 21, of Toms River. The identity […]

SouthNext returns to village

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Like nuclear fusion, ideas can collide and create an explosion of something new born from separate components. Experimenting with the meeting and colliding of minds and ideas is at the heart of the second Create and Collide Festival: SouthNext, to be held at multiple venues in downtown South Orange, including the […]

WO students receive awards in Arts in Education competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Seven students in West Orange have received awards from the New Jersey Parent Teacher Association 2016 National PTA Reflections Arts in Education Program. The theme of this year’s competition was “Let Your Imagination Fly.” In December 2015 the NJPTA held the Reflections Art Show at West Orange High School, displaying the […]

Trout fishing contest set for Mud Hole on May 7

NUTLEY, NJ — The Parks and Recreation Trout Fishing Contest has been an annual event in Nutley for 37 years. This event brings youngsters together for some fresh air and fun. “Over 300 fish will be placed in the Mud Hole for the contest,” said Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci. Nutley residents in grades one through […]

RMS students to head to National MathCon Competition

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Roosevelt Middle School students Jacob Klausner and Oliver Adelson are finalists heading to the National MathCon Competition in Chicago, Ill., on April 23. The boys were two of the 564 national finalists who qualified to attend the competition out of 44,073 students. According to Roosevelt math teacher and Math Club adviser […]

528 bricks of heroin confiscated in Bloomfield following arrest

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced that Emmet Jones, 37, of Bloomfield has been arrested and charged with possession of heroin and marijuana with intent to distribute and possession with 1,000 feet of a school. Jones was also charged with hindering apprehension, resisting arrest and conspiracy. On March 30, the Essex County […]