NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Essex County

NJDA expands spotted lanternfly quarantine zone, includes Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced Aug. 30 that the N.J. Department of Agriculture has added five counties to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone. The counties new to the list are Morris, Monmouth, Middlesex, Essex and Union. They join the previously announced quarantine counties of Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Hunterdon, […]

Five stellar high school grads receive Wilnora Holman scholarships

Five stellar high school grads receive Wilnora Holman scholarships

NEWARK, NJ — Kathleen Witcher, of Irvington, announced the scholarship awardees of the 34th annual Wilnora Holman Scholarship Fund this month. The college scholarship program was initiated by her mother, the late Wilnora Holman, who spent 40 years in volunteer service on the county PTA, as a school board member in Newark and as a […]

Essex County to offer COVID-19 booster shots to residents with compromised immune systems

Essex County to offer COVID-19 booster shots to residents with compromised immune systems

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced Aug. 13 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are recommending that residents with compromised immune systems receive a third dose, or booster shot, of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines. Essex County will administer the […]

Irvington man convicted of murder by Essex County jury

Irvington man convicted of murder by Essex County jury

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted Harold Colbert, 45, of Irvington, of murder for fatally shooting Daquan Cuttino, 25, of Newark, according to an Aug. 9 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Following a trial before Superior Court Judge Martin Cronin, Colbert was found guilty of murder, unlawful possession of […]

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