Clara Maass responds to crisis with aplomb

Clara Maass responds to crisis with aplomb

BELLEVILLE, NJ — As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact New Jersey, hospitals are working around the clock to care for those who are ill. Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville is doing its part, too. “Our staff here inside the building are the true heroes that are supporting your loved ones in their time […]

Nutley Chamber works with government to help businesses

Nutley Chamber works with government to help businesses

NUTLEY, NJ — Businesses are struggling as coronavirus lockdown measures stay in place in New Jersey. Nutley businesses are not exempt from the economic impact, the stress and the uncertainty. Fortunately, Nutley’s business community has a strong team in its corner: the Nutley Chamber of Commerce. Under the leadership of President Dan Leon, along with […]

Bloomfield restaurant provides free Easter meals

Bloomfield restaurant provides free Easter meals

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — This past Easter was a difficult one for many celebrants, as they could not observe the holiday with their usual company and customs. For some, the holiday was even more difficult, as they worried about where their Easter meal would come from. But Bloomfield businessman Salvatore Siconolfi, who owns Bella Napoli restaurant, […]

Cases of COVID continue to rise in Essex County

Cases of COVID continue to rise in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The statewide lockdown continues, all in the effort of flattening the curve of COVID-19. While statistics are showing progress on this front, the number of cases is still continuing to rise nationally, statewide and in Essex County. As of April 21, according to statistics from the state, New Jersey has 92,387 […]

COVID deaths in Essex County continue to rise

COVID deaths in Essex County continue to rise

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — As New Jersey continues its statewide lockdown to stem the tide of the novel coronavirus, the state continues to see more and more confirmed COVID-19 cases and COVID-related deaths. As of April 14, according to statistics from the state, New Jersey has had 68,824 confirmed cases and 2,805 deaths. All in […]

DiVincenzo, Fontoura contract COVID

DiVincenzo, Fontoura contract COVID

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — As coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world, Essex County is no exception. Not only has each municipality seen confirmed cases of coronavirus, but two of Essex County’s leaders have also tested positive: Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and Sheriff Armando Fontoura. “Today I learned that I tested positive for […]

27 deaths in Irvington contributed to coronavirus

27 deaths in Irvington contributed to coronavirus

IRVINGTON, NJ — Coronavirus cases are continuing to grow globally, nationally and here in the Garden State. According to statistics from Essex County, as of April 9 at 9 a.m., Irvington has seen 503 confirmed cases of the virus, an increase of 277 cases in just one week. Additionally, Irvington has seen 27 deaths related […]

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Owen Lockwood, fencing

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Owen Lockwood, fencing

NUTLEY, NJ — Owen Lockwood, a senior at Nutley High School, has been fencing for five years. He fences for four hours each day at Fencers Club in New York City and Top Fencing Club in Northvale. He has competed in multiple national tournaments. Lockwood has been named a high school All-American four times, took […]

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Abby Scheidel, basketball

Nutley Athlete of the Month: Abby Scheidel, basketball

NUTLEY, NJ — Abby Scheidel, a senior at Nutley High School, has been a member of the school’s basketball team since freshman year. So far, during her first three years of high school, Scheidel made All Conference. She finished her high school career with 241 three-pointers, which is second all-time for girls in the school’s […]