Irvington HS boys track and field team wins Jimmy Smalls meet title at Hillside

Irvington HS boys track and field team wins Jimmy Smalls meet title at Hillside

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys track and field team won the Jimmy Smalls Invitational held at Phil Rizzuto Stadium in Hillside April 13. IHS first place finishers 800-meter sprint medley relay: Peterson Francois, Emmanuel Abarah, Dwight Henry, Jared Manifold, 1:37.1. 4×100 relay: Francois, Manifold, Matthias Litus, Henry, 44.0. 4×200 relay: Manifold, Litus, […]

Collective giving group seeks members

Collective giving group seeks members

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Impact100 Essex, a collective philanthropic group founded and funded by women in Essex County, announced the April 30 deadline for new members to register for the 2019 class. Members jointly fund the Impact100 Essex annual grant and participate in a range of activities to support nonprofits in Essex County. The 2019 membership […]

County to partner with local charitable organizations

County to partner with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced April 8 that the county is participating in 11 special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, STOP for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]

HNA meeting to feature Robert Roe

HNA meeting to feature Robert Roe

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Health Officer Robert Roe will speak at the Hilton Neighborhood Association’s Thursday, April 18, meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. Roe will discuss spring and summer health issues, and ways to keep neighborhoods free of pet waste. A question-and-answer session will follow. Additionally, HNA member […]

EO man commits health care fraud

NEWARK, NJ — On April 12, an Essex County man admitted his role in a conspiracy to submit false and fraudulent insurance claims for out-of-network chiropractic services that were never performed, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Keasam Johnson, 35, of East Orange, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court […]

‘Savor the Arts’ at SOPAC

‘Savor the Arts’ at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A crescendo of Spanish romance will soon descend upon the Loft at SOPAC. On Monday, April 29, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Garden State Kitchen, Benjamin Garrison of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and Edible Jersey will host “Savor the Arts – El Segundo Plato.” Several of New Jersey’s finest Latin food […]

Inaugural Catholic Writers Retreat to be held at SHU

Inaugural Catholic Writers Retreat to be held at SHU

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Father Peter Stravinskas of the Priestly Society of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman will host the first-ever Catholic Writers Retreat at Seton Hall University in the interest of teaching fiction and nonfiction writers how to infuse Catholic values and terminology into their work. The retreat, which runs from June 7 to […]

Newark man admits to stealing $1.9M from SNAP

NEWARK, NJ — On April 11, an Essex County man admitted his role in exchanging $1.9 million in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for cash, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jose Perdomo, 34, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count […]