PSE&G prepared for 2017 summer electric demand

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G, New Jersey’s largest utility, has made significant infrastructure investments that are in service for the first time this season, ensuring the utility is better prepared than ever to meet customer demand for safe, reliable electricity this summer. “PSE&G customers are benefiting from the $2.8 billion in electric and gas investments the […]

Morris & Essex line to be diverted during upgrade

Morris & Essex line to be diverted during upgrade

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Local residents were fuming as Gov. Chris Christie announced May 23 that the Morris & Essex Midtown Direct trains to Penn Station will be diverted to Hoboken for approximately eight weeks this summer while Penn Station is upgraded to repair tracks and switches, which have been deteriorating for many years. In […]

JFS’ Evening of Laughter returns to raise funds, honor supporters

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual Evening of Laughter on Tuesday, June 6, at Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston. The featured performer will be comedian Gary Gulman, who was a finalist on the NBC reality-talent show “Last Comic Standing” and is a regular on late-night […]

Sheriff’s Department recognizes local heroes in blue

Sheriff’s Department recognizes local heroes in blue

NEWARK, NJ — During Police Week ceremonies at Veterans Courthouse on May 17, Sheriff Armando Fontoura, left, presented Excellent Police Duty Awards to members of his department’s Detective Bureau for the arrest of a major narcotics distributor and for the recovery of a fully automatic machine gun and a sawed-off shotgun.

County to host open house at zoo on June 3

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 15th annual Essex County Open House will be Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The carnival-like event combines games and activities to entertain and provide information to raise public awareness about the programs and services provided by […]

Sniffing out guns, drugs and cash

Sniffing out guns, drugs and cash

NEWARK, NJ — During Police Week Ceremonies at Veterans Courthouse on May 17, Sheriff Armando Fontoura, left, presented departmental Commendations to K-9 handlers, Det. Carmelo Vinci, center, and Det. Tahir Brown, right. While on duty with the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force, Vinci’s K-9, Chex, pictured, and Brown’s K-9, Yuma, not pictured, used their […]

Essex County to commemorate Memorial Day

NEWARK, NJ — On Friday, May 26, County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. will host a wreath laying ceremony in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park to commemorate Memorial Day. Opened in September 2009, the 2.7-acre park and the Essex County Armed Forces Memorial are dedicated to the men and women who have served as members in […]

Essex County hosts free job fair

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County will host a free job fair on Thursday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Essex County College Gymnasium, 303 University Ave. in Newark. Register early at www.essexcountynj.org or at the event. Be sure to bring numerous copies of your resume. For more information, call 973-395-8415.

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