New BA excited to be working in Nutley

New BA excited to be working in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — While the first day of school often brings some anxiety to new students, the same is also true of new teachers and staff members. David DiPisa got to work through any first-day jitters this past summer, when the Nutley Board of Education unanimously appointed him as business administrator and board secretary. DiPisa […]

Orange opens NJAW interconnection in North Ward

ORANGE, NJ — With Newark entering the final state of its lead service line replacement program, water remains at the forefront of many people’s concerns. But for residents of Orange’s North Ward, recent slight discoloration in the water is nothing to worry about — it is not lead, but a little bit of rust; residents […]

Final property leases at ON3

Final property leases at ON3

NUTLEY, NJ — ON3 can now boast 100-percent occupancy, thanks to the lease recently signed by Eisai Inc., a pharmaceutical company that will move its New Jersey–based headquarters from Woodcliff Lake to the Nutley and Clifton redevelopment in late 2021. “Initially, we were drawn to this location as it offers us the opportunity to have […]

Fadule fondly remembered in Nutley

Fadule fondly remembered in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — Historian Henry Adams once said: “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” Former Nutley Superintendent of Schools James Joseph Fadule Jr. is an educator for whom this quote is especially true. Having served as Nutley’s superintendent for 18 years, Fadule left a lasting legacy of commitment, rigor […]

Towns each receive $150K grant for park improvements

Towns each receive $150K grant for park improvements

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has awarded $3.15 million in Local Aid grants to 21 municipalities in Essex County, with each town receiving $150,000. The funds came from the Essex County Recreation and Open Space Trust Fund and will be used to improve municipal playgrounds, recreation and athletic facilities, community swimming pools and parks […]

DeCamp Bus Lines suspends service due to low ridership

DeCamp Bus Lines suspends service due to low ridership

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Another one bites the dust, as the 150-year-old Montclair-based company DeCamp Bus Lines becomes another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic fallout — at least for the time being. On Aug. 7, the company issued a statement that it was “suspending all service” due to the “sustained effects of the COVID-19 […]

Residents grow increasingly frustrated with spotty USPS

Residents grow increasingly frustrated with spotty USPS

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — No post on Sundays … or most other days, according to many frustrated U.S. Postal Service customers. Many residents from towns throughout Essex and Union counties have reached out to the newspaper in the past few weeks to complain that their mail is arriving late — if at all. A woman […]

SOMSD, Black Parents Workshop reach settlement agreement

SOMSD, Black Parents Workshop reach settlement agreement

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In February 2018, the Black Parents Workshop filed a federal lawsuit against the South Orange–Maplewood School District, drawing attention to the marginalization of black students in the district and the segregation seen in the district’s elementary schools. On July 13, the South Orange–Maplewood Board of Education approved a settlement […]

Stellar novel from WO author tackles timely issue

Stellar novel from WO author tackles timely issue

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Marchers at Black Lives Matter protests across the nation have been chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot!” After reading West Orange author Stephen Clark’s new book, some may say, “‘Hands Up,’ must read!” Clark’s second novel, “Hands Up,” explores a fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen in Philadelphia, Pa., through […]

Orange officials take oaths of office

Orange officials take oaths of office

ORANGE, NJ — Oaths of office are usually administered at City Hall, but on July 1 City Hall came to living rooms across Orange as officials elected on May 12 were sworn in. Mayor Dwayne Warren was sworn in for his third term, Councilwoman Adrienne Wooten was sworn in for her second term, and Councilmen […]

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