Antoinette L. Salimbene

   Antoinette L. Salimbene (nee Petrecca), 87, passed away on Wednesday February 24, 2016 at her daughters home in Budd Lake surrounded by her loving family.    Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O’Boyle Funeral Home, 309 Broad St. Bloomfield on Monday at 9:00 AM. The funeral mass will be […]

Nutley HS softball team to play in NJ Pride/Essex County Softball Challenge

NUTLEY – The Nutley High School varsity softball team will participate in the NJ Pride/Essex County High School Softball Challenge on April 16 at Ivy Hill Park in Newark. Entrance and parking are available at Seton Hall University. Admission is charged. Schedule West Essex vs. Bridgewater-Raritan, 11 a.m. Newark Academy vs. Raritan, 1 p.m. Mount […]

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 […]