Parade committee celebrates Nutley-Belleville honorees

Parade committee celebrates Nutley-Belleville honorees

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Nutley-Belleville Columbus Day Parade and Italian Heritage Committee celebrated its 40th anniversary at an honoree dinner at Nanina’s in the Park on Wednesday, Sept. 21, with well over 300 guests. The parade is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 9, at 1:30 p.m., starting at Belleville High School and ending at the Nutley […]

Belleville American Legion’s annual picnic is a hit

Belleville American Legion’s annual picnic is a hit

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville’s American Legion Post 105 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 held their annual picnic on Sept. 17 with more than 200 supporters of the post in attendance. This is the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year, raising thousands of dollars for the veterans programs run by Post 105. In […]

Belleville native becomes an abbott

Belleville native becomes an abbott

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Benedictine monk Augustine J. Curley was recently blessed as the third abbot at St. Mary’s Abbey in Newark during a Mass celebrated by Cardinal Joseph Tobin. Curley grew up in Belleville and graduated from St. Peter’s School in 1970, along with his twin sister, Cathy, who is seen with him after the […]

Belleville SAL wins national award for photograph

Belleville SAL wins national award for photograph

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 in Belleville received a first-place Snapshots of Service Award at the 2022 national convention in Milwaukee, Wisc., in the category of veterans affairs. The award, presented to the squadron by one of New Jersey’s national delegates who attended the convention, is the first time the […]

Congrats to the winners of the 2022 Essex County Golf Tournament

Congrats to the winners of the 2022 Essex County Golf Tournament

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., center, congratulates the winners of the 2022 Essex County Golf Tournament. William Cannon, left, of Belleville, won the Amateur Division with a three-day score of 215. Tom McDonald, right, of West Caldwell, won the Super Seniors Division with a score of 227. Not pictured is […]

State purchases land for Essex-Hudson Greenway

State purchases land for Essex-Hudson Greenway

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In a major milestone in the long-sought effort to create a multiuse recreational trail spanning Essex and Hudson counties, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Sept. 15 that the state has successfully acquired the inactive Norfolk Southern Railway Co. railway that stretches nearly 9 miles from Montclair to Jersey City, passing through Glen […]

Young SAL receives Ten Ideals Award for completing study program

Young SAL receives Ten Ideals Award for completing study program

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Jake Myers, age 7, a member of Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105, received the Ten Ideals Award at a regular meeting of the squadron in September. Following a course of study, Jake became only the second young SAL in New Jersey to receive the award in 2022. Alternate National Executive […]

St. Peter’s School in Belleville is back for the new school year

St. Peter’s School in Belleville is back for the new school year

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Excitement was visible on the faces of students and teachers alike as they returned for the opening of the school year at St. Peter’s School in Belleville on Sept. 7. The only Catholic school in Belleville, St. Peter’s School provides pre-K3 to eighth-grade education to children from Belleville and nearby towns. Photos […]

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