Author, editor will speak at Glen Ridge Women’s Club

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Literature Department of the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge has announced that Elisabeth Egan, author of “A Window Opens,” will be the guest speaker on Tuesday, March 1. Egan is the books editor at Glamour. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in Self, Glamour, O, People, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, […]

Telephone lines down in Town Hall

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Due to a Comcast outage, telephone lines in Maplewood Town Hall are currently unavailable, according to a recent release from the township. According to the release, Comcast should have service restored by at 2 p.m. this afternoon, Feb. 26. For all inquiries, please email township employees or submit a request in the request […]

Second Bloomfield police officer sentenced to 5 years in state prison

  NEWARK, NJ — Former Bloomfield Police Officer Sean Courter, 35, of Englishtown, was sentenced on Tuesday, Feb. 23, to five years, with a five-year period of parole ineligibility, by Superior Court Judge Michael L. Ravin. In January, former Bloomfield Police Officer Orlando Trinidad, 34, of Bloomfield, was sentenced to a five-year prison term, with […]

Fire department to train at former post office site

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Fire Department will be conducting training exercises in the interior of the former post office building on Maplewood Avenue on Feb. 25. The training exercises will continue daily, including weekends, until site preparation for the building demolition begins. Training times will vary. The fire department will park their engines in the […]

Explore West Essex YMCA summer camps on March 6

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Families can discover all that the West Essex YMCA summer camps have to offer at an information fair on Sunday, March 6. From 3 to 5 p.m. at the YMCA, parents can speak with camp directors while children learn about astronomy with the STARLAB portable planetarium — provided by the Fairview Lake […]

Summer on the horizon at Fairview Lake YMCA camps open house

STILLWATER, NJ — Families are invited to the scenic, 600-acre Fairview Lake YMCA Camps on March 6 to check out more than two dozen camps and trips — from the traditional to the creative, to the adventurous — offered this summer for children ages 6 to 16. Parents can meet the camp directors at a […]

Governor marks opening of Newark school

TRENTON, NJ — Building on the Christie administration’s record of building school facilities efficiently and in a cost-effective manner, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, Gov. Chris Christie joined New Jersey Schools Development Authority Chief Executive Officer Charles McKenna to mark the opening of the new Elliott Street Elementary School in Newark. This new school replaces the […]