ECPO to host information session on procedures for officer-involved fatal shootings

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will hold an information session on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. to provide an overview of what happens in Essex County when an officer is involved in a fatal shooting. The 40-minute presentation will provide statistical data and other information and allow members of the […]

See historical houses in expanded holiday house tour

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Celebrate the holiday season by participating in the annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour. This year, the tour includes 15 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 […]

Attend annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Cedar Grove Clergy Association invites the community to the annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. This years’ service will take place at Temple Sholom of West Essex, 760 Pompton Ave. in Cedar Grove, on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. The clergy and choirs of Cedar Grove houses of worship will lead […]

Rabbi Yoffie to speak at Temple Sholom of West Essex

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Temple Sholom of West Essex in Cedar Grove will host Rabbi Eric Yoffie as a guest speaker on Friday, Nov. 11. The talk, “The American Jewish Revolution: Making the Case For a Jewish Golden Age,” takes place during 8 p.m. Shabbat services. Services are open to the public. Yoffie is the […]

Belleville deputy mayor honored by Freeholders

Belleville deputy mayor honored by Freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — Belleville Deputy Mayor Vincent Cozzarelli was honored by the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders during its Italian Heritage Month celebration at the Hall of Records on Oct. 5. Cedar Grove Deputy Mayor Michael Maffucci, Essex County administrator Ralph Ciallella and former West Orange Deputy Mayor Michael Fabiano were also honored. Freeholder […]

Recycle old computers and unwanted electronics equipment

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County residents are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, sponsored by the county and the Essex County Utilities Authority. It will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Old Essex County Hospital Center, 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. […]

Arts Unbound partners with school to host Arts Accessible Festival

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Art workshops, music, demonstrations and information will all be present at the first Arts Accessible Festival on Friday, Oct. 14, at Essex Junior Academy in Cedar Grove. Arts Unbound, a visual arts organization based in the Valley Arts District and serving people with disabilities and seniors, has partnered with the school […]

County announces eight winners in photography contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Eight local residents received awards in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Winners were awarded in adult and youth categories and were recognized on Saturday, Sept. 24, during the annual Fall Family Festival at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography […]