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 […]

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday season

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday season

TRENTON, NJ — With the winter holidays underway, acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety are reminding motorists to stay sober behind the wheel as New Jersey prepares to launch its annual traffic safety enforcement campaign targeting impaired driving during the busy holiday travel season. Starting Friday, Dec. 3, […]

Holiday events with the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge

Holiday events with the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Join the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge this December for the return of two spectacular holiday events: Experience the club’s Winter Wonderland on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon at 219 Ridgewood Ave. in Glen Ridge. Breakfast will be served along with fun crafts for the children, face painting, […]

Glen Ridge Public Library awarded $3,788 grant

Glen Ridge Public Library awarded $3,788 grant

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Public Library has received a grant of $3,788 from the “New Jersey Libraries: Ready for Anything Mini-Grant” program. This grant was created to support libraries as they support their communities in times of crisis and emergency. Through a competitive application process, the GRPL was among 12 libraries in […]

State to secure purchase rights for former rail line to create Essex–Hudson Greenway

State to secure purchase rights for former rail line to create Essex–Hudson Greenway

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — After decades of local advocacy and outreach and more than three years of direct negotiations, the Essex–Hudson Greenway Coalition announced Nov. 12 that the state of New Jersey will secure purchase rights to nearly 9 miles of former railway, spanning two counties and eight municipalities in one of the most highly […]