NJ Transit continues quality of commute improvements at Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEWARK, NJ — Following the success of last year’s reorganization and consolidation of services within the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NJ Transit is again partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Phase Two of improvements to the quality of commute, according to an Aug. 23 press release. Beginning Sept. 3, […]

Verona woman brings Eastern practices to Essex County

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Each week, approximately 30 local residents show up at the Cedar Grove Public Library to practice qigong, which is described by livescience.com as “an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing and movement exercises.” Their teacher, Verona resident Miriam Shankman, also provides classes through the Montclair Adult […]

Protect the environment and recycle your used tires

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works invite Essex County residents to bring used and unwanted tires to the Essex County Used Tire Recycling Day. It will be held Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Essex County Public Works Department, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar […]

Tricky tray at Temple Sholom

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Temple Sholom of West Essex will host a basket fundraiser on Thursday, May 12. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the event starts at 7. The tricky tray will be held at the temple, which is located on Pompton Avenue in Cedar Grove. Call Temple Sholom at 973-239-1321 to reserve your […]

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on that about $4.5 million will be distributed to 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program on Tuesday, March 1. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through […]

New exhibit “Now Doing the Talking” showcases trailblazing athletes-turned-broadcasters

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Never have televised sports become so pervasive.  In today’s ever-widening world of sports there are more games, more pre-game shows, more post-game analyses, more everything. And more and more former athletes dominate the airwaves. We take for granted the countless ex-players who transition from the playing field to the broadcast booth or […]