West Orange middle schools ‘Fuel Up to Play 60’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Twenty-seven lucky Edison, Liberty and Roosevelt middle school students enjoyed a trip to the Jets Training Camp facility in Florham Park on March 16 to taste smoothies, do a little dancing and learn about the “Fuel Up to Play 60” program that will be added to their schools beginning in September. […]

Newark fire captain indicted for making and selling counterfeit DVDs

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray has announced that Jose Robles, a captain in the Newark Fire Department, has been indicted for making and selling pirated DVDs out of his comic book store located at 53 University Ave. in Newark. Robles, 50, of Newark is charged with second degree trademark counterfeiting, second degree […]

Essex County grand jury indicts two former police officers

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that an Essex County grand jury has indicted Dino D’Elia and Anthony Buono – two former Newark police officers – on official misconduct, conspiracy and computer theft charges for stealing and then selling information from databases used by law enforcement to investigate insurance fraud. The two […]

Twenty-one defendants charged with fraudulently enabling hundreds of foreign nationals to remain in the US through fake New Jersey college “pay to stay” scheme

  NEWARK, NJ — Twenty-one brokers, recruiters, and employers from across the United States who allegedly conspired with more than 1,000 foreign nationals to fraudulently obtain student and foreign worker visas through a “pay to stay” New Jersey college were arrested this morning by federal agents, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. The defendants were arrested in New York, […]

Jaguar Track Team earns several medals at Youth Indoor Championships

Jaguar Track Team earns several medals at Youth Indoor Championships

SOUTH ORANGE – The Jaguar Track Team headed to the 2016 Hershey USATF Youth Indoor Championships March 11-13th prepared and ready to run after great performances at the Potomac Valley 14 and Under Invitational in Maryland. At Nationals, the young Jaguars took the medal stand 20 times during the final meet of the indoor season […]

Local men arraigned on multiple weapon and drug charges following Monday arrests

NEWARK — Two alleged male Bloods gang members and a female suspect were arraigned today on multiple weapons and drug charges following their arrests on Monday by a law enforcement task force composed of detectives from the Essex County Sheriff’s Office and the Irvington and Bloomfield police departments. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the investigation began on Friday […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center displays new exhibit, ‘Champions in Bronze’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center is pleased to announce the opening of  “Champions in Bronze”  – an exhibit of iconic sports sculptures by Marc Mellon, one of America’s foremost figurative sculptors. Known for his portrait busts, commemorative statues and other works in bronze, Mellon’s works are highly recognizable throughout the […]

Nutley Thriving Survivors to hold golf outing fundraiser on May 16

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Thriving Survivors, Inc., is inviting the community to participate in a golf outing and luncheon to benefit the programs they sponsor. The Nutley Thriving Survivors, Inc., is a 501c3 non-profit organization. The committee, which is chaired by Michele Fleitell, serves to support both breast cancer survivors and their families. The program offers personal support, referrals, […]

Community FoodBank thanks county

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Turtle Back Zoo was recently recognized by the Community FoodBank of NJ for donating almost 25 tons of non-perishable food. The 49,078 pounds of non-perishable food was collected during the 2015 Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular, a six-week event that ran from the day after Thanksgiving to New Year’s […]

Joseph A. Bello

Joseph A. Bello, 78, of Trivoli, IL died at 11:23 am, April 3, 2016 surrounded by family. He was born January 6, 1938 in Jersey City, NJ to Americo and Irene (Raimondo) Bello. He married Betty A. Gnatz on July 26, 1958. She preceded him in death on September 28, 2015.    Surviving are five […]