Nutley community shows Irish pride at annual parade

Nutley community shows Irish pride at annual parade

NUTLEY, NJ — While many St. Patrick’s Day parades across the state and the nation were canceled or postponed due to coronavirus, Nutley was still able to go green for Ireland. The Nutley and Belleville communities came out March 7 for Nutley’s 42nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Parade dignitaries were: Grand Marshal Karen Smith; […]

Essex County schools make the best of remote learning

Teachers adapt to online education as schools stay closed

Essex County schools make the best of remote learning

By Amanda Valentovic and EmilyAnn Jackman / Staff Writers ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — It has been more than two weeks since the global COVID-19 pandemic shut down most of the country, and Essex County school districts have closed the doors to school buildings and moved to online classes. With no timeline for returning, teachers and […]

Vauss turns his FB page into coronavirus info hub for residents

Vauss turns his FB page into coronavirus info hub for residents

IRVINGTON, NJ — Since the early days of the novel coronavirus global outbreak struck New Jersey, Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss has distributed information to residents through his Facebook page. As the outbreak has increased, Mayor Vauss ramped up his efforts to ensure Irvington residents are fully informed by dedicating his entire Facebook page to distributing […]

Nutley responds proactively to COVID-19

Nutley responds proactively to COVID-19

NUTLEY, NJ — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt daily life across the world, Nutley officials are providing updates every day to residents about how the statewide emergency is being handled. As of April 1, according to the township website, there are 110 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nutley and there have been six deaths. […]

WO coronavirus cases continue to rise

WO coronavirus cases continue to rise

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 around the world continues to rise, West Orange’s total has risen as well. As of the morning of April 2, of the 2,607 cases in Essex County, 168 are in West Orange, according to a Facebook post from Mayor Robert Parisi. As of […]

Five dead in Bloomfield from coronavirus

Five dead in Bloomfield from coronavirus

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — As the number of positive cases of COVID-19 around the world continues to rise, Bloomfield’s total has risen as well. As of the morning of April 2, according to Essex County, of the 2,607 cases in Essex County, 153 are in Bloomfield. Five people have died from complications of the virus. Mayor […]

GR residents pick up their chalk to build community

GR residents pick up their chalk to build community

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — When Shari Dreier was taking a stroll through her home of Glen Ridge, she saw a beautiful message written in chalk to uplift people during this uncertain time. After taking a photograph and posting it to social media, Dreier was overwhelmed with the response she received, with other Glen Ridge residents […]

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