Arts organizations partner to open TV, film complex in Newark

Arts organizations partner to open TV, film complex in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Great Point Studios, a studio investment/management business specializing in film and television infrastructure, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center announced a partnership with global content leader Lionsgate to build a major new production facility in Newark. The facility will be owned and operated by Great Point Studios. As the facility’s long-term […]

South Orange and Maplewood community gathers to ‘Remember & Tell’

South Orange and Maplewood community gathers to ‘Remember & Tell’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange and Maplewood’s interfaith Holocaust remembrance service, “Remember & Tell,” made its return to an in-person ceremony on May 15, bringing together local clergy from all religious affiliations and residents from both towns to light candles in memory of the millions of people killed during the Holocaust. Held at Oheb […]

Another bell finds its way home to Bloomfield

Another bell finds its way home to Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — As swallows return to San Juan Capistrano and monarch butterflies to Mexico, another handbell has found its way back to Bloomfield. The addition makes seven bells so far, each cast more than 100 years ago as a church fundraiser, which have been returned to the Brookdale Reformed Church. According to the Rev. […]

Township of Nutley swears in Mayor Scarpelli

Township of Nutley swears in Mayor Scarpelli

NUTLEY, NJ — Joseph P. Scarpelli was sworn in as Nutley mayor on May 17 at the township’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Scarpelli, who tied with outgoing Mayor Mauro G. Tucci in the township’s last election, took the reins at Nutley Town Hall. “To my fellow commissioners, thank you for your support,” the mayor said. […]

Local first responder heroes receive Valor Awards

Local first responder heroes receive Valor Awards

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Two Hundred Club of Essex County held its 56th annual Valor Awards presentation at Nanina’s in the Park, Belleville, on May 10. Since 1966, the organization has provided assistance to dependents of Essex County police officers and firefighters, and New Jersey state troopers, who have lost their lives in the line […]

West Orange Township Council authorize concession agreement for Rock Spring

West Orange Township Council authorize concession agreement for Rock Spring

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council unanimously approved a resolution at its May 10 meeting authorizing a concession agreement between KemperSports and RBG Hospitality Group, allowing the company to provide food and beverage services at the clubhouse at Rock Spring Golf Club. The agreement allows for the sale and service of alcoholic […]

Orange and Irvington incumbents all reelected

Orange and Irvington incumbents all reelected

IRVINGTON / ORANGE, NJ — On May 10, voters in Irvington and Orange headed to the polls for municipal elections. In both towns, voters overwhelmingly supported incumbents. In Irvington, Mayor Tony Vauss won reelection, as did his running mates and Irvington Municipal Council incumbents Renee Burgess, Charnette Frederic and October Hudley. In Orange, City Council […]

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