Brownlee resigns from Maplewood TC

As family prepares to move out of town, committeeman to leave legacy of township service behind

Brownlee resigns from Maplewood TC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Marlon K. Brownlee resigned from the Maplewood Township Committee during its Aug. 2 meeting, announcing that his seat will be vacant effective Aug. 31. Brownlee said he and his wife have decided to move out of Maplewood, so he is leaving the committee to devote his energy toward readying for the relocation […]

Did F.B.I. raid Orange City Hall also?

ORANGE, NJ — While the warrant executed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to seize materials and information from the Orange Public Library related to an ongoing investigation on Thursday, July 21, surprised many, a similar warrant served to City Hall on North Day Street on the same day is even more surprising. According to […]

Bloomfield man charged with vehicular homicide vehicular homicide

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield resident Alan Faynzilberg, 19, was arrested by Belleville police Thursday, July 28, and charged with vehicular homicide in the death of Belleville resident Luis Davila, 33, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Faynzilberg was the driver of a car that crossed into oncoming Belleville Avenue traffic, hitting Davila head-on. Faynzilberg was […]

TSTI hosts ‘summer soiree,’ discusses women’s growing role in politics, global leadership

TSTI hosts ‘summer soiree,’ discusses women’s growing role in politics, global leadership

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, the Reform synagogue in South Orange, was the stage for an evening of conversation and socializing at the Women’s Connection Summer Soiree on July 20. Members heard from New Jersey State Assemblywoman Mila Jasey and South Orange Village President Sheena Collum, the panelists for “Women’s Changing Roles in […]

Former teacher pleads guilty in child pornography case

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Former Berkeley Elementary School music teacher Nicholas Schumacher, 30, charged with possession and distribution of child pornography, accepted a plea bargain in Morris County Courthouse on July 26. He will be sentenced to three years in state prison and registration under Megan’s Law. As part of the agreement, the charge of possession, a […]

West Orange enrichment program wraps up successful summer session

West Orange enrichment program wraps up successful summer session

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange School District Summer Enrichment Program wrapped up July 29 with musical and dance performances by teachers and students and a slideshow created by the tech class. “Four-hundred and seven students participated in this year’s Summer Enrichment program,” Lou Quagliato, supervisor of fine arts for the West Orange School […]

GR Police have a successful bicycle registration drive

GR Police have a successful bicycle registration drive

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Police Department hosted a bicycle registration session in a driveway at police headquarters, on Friday, July 29. The effort to register bikes began June 1 and so far, 42 residents and commuters who bike to the Glen Ridge train station have registered, according to Detective Michael Medico, of the […]