Millburn sports teams support Essex County food pantries

Millburn sports teams support Essex County food pantries

MILLBURN, NJ — Local youth groups such as the Millburn–Short Hills Youth Baseball, Millburn–Short Hills Lacrosse Club and the Millburn High School girls varsity soccer team have conducted food drives at the Kings supermarket in the Short Hills section of Millburn to support Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity and its network of 22 food pantries […]

Millburn-based clinic will pay $495,000, implement new data security measures in settlement

MILLBURN, NJ — Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced Oct. 12 that a health care provider focused on the diagnosis and treatment of infertility will pay $495,000 and implement new data security measures following a data breach that compromised the personal information of 14,663 patients, including 11,071 New […]

Repairing the damage caused by Tropical Storm Ida in the reservation

Repairing the damage caused by Tropical Storm Ida in the reservation

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The South Mountain Conservancy recently expressed gratitude to the many volunteers who went through the South Mountain Reservation in search of damaged trails to report. With their feedback, the conservancy was able to compile a prioritized list of all major erosion problems caused by Tropical Storm Ida. The Hobble Falls culvert […]

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2021 leaf collection schedule for county roads has been announced. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There […]

Disaster recovery center opens for Essex County in West Orange

Disaster recovery center opens for Essex County in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A disaster recovery center opened Sept. 20 in Essex County to help residents in New Jersey affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Representatives from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration are available at the center to explain disaster assistance programs, answer questions about written correspondence, and provide literature about […]

NJAW resumes using chloramines in area water treatment plants

NJAW resumes using chloramines in area water treatment plants

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Sept. 20, New Jersey American Water resumed using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan-Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants, which serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. This change was originally planned for Sept. 13 but was rescheduled. During the flooding caused […]

Essex County remembers on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Essex County remembers on 20th anniversary of 9/11

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center with a ceremony at Eagle Rock Reservation, at which the names of the 57 county residents who died in the attacks were read. Among the speakers were Deborah Calimano, a flight attendant with United Airlines; […]

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, […]

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