Charges announced in Belleville stabbing incident

Charges announced in Belleville stabbing incident

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Belleville Police Chief Mark Minichini announced Dec. 17 that authorities have charged a suspect in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred on Saturday, Nov. 20, on Van Rensselaer Street in Belleville.  Termaine Pines, 48, has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, […]

Sailor returns home to Belleville for the holidays

Sailor returns home to Belleville for the holidays

BELLEVILLE, NJ — A Belleville native serving in the United States Navy will return home to celebrate the holidays with family. “The holidays are so special to me,” Petty Officer 3rd Class Jizel Orozco said. “Everyone clears their schedules to make themselves fully available for family time. Every New Year’s Eve, my family and I […]

Essex County Correctional Facility policies, procedures to undergo independent review

Essex County Correctional Facility policies, procedures to undergo independent review

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Monday, Dec. 6, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced a joint initiative with the Essex County Correctional Facility Civilian Task Force to review operating procedures at the Essex County Correctional Facility. The review will be undertaken by The Ambrose Group LLC, an independent management consulting organization led by […]

Take the Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey

Take the Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. invites Essex County residents to participate in an Essex County Community Health Assessment Survey. The results of the survey will help the Essex County Public Health Office identify health issues affecting the Essex County community and create a public health plan to raise awareness […]

Omicron variant fears heighten blood shortage nationwide

Omicron variant fears heighten blood shortage nationwide

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey Blood Services has announced a blood emergency due in large part to fears of the omicron variant and the holiday season. Currently, the region’s blood supply stands at a one- to two-day level, well below the ideal inventory of five to seven days. Blood centers across the country are and […]

Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour returns

Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour returns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — After a hiatus last year because of the pandemic, this year’s Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour includes 10 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The tour includes Essex County Kip’s Castle and the Walther House at […]

Belleville adds Nicolette Way signage to honor longtime township family

Belleville adds Nicolette Way signage to honor longtime township family

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville has placed a ceremonial street-sign topper on Mitchell Street in honor of the Nicolette family, which has been part of the community’s fabric since 1910. The street is now also known as Nicolette Way. The Nicolette family, which has run a local towing and auto body business for 78 years, is […]

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