Sheriff’s Dept. promotes and swears in new officers

Sheriff’s Dept. promotes and swears in new officers

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced promotions and the hiring of several sheriff’s officers during a swearing-in ceremony held at the Leroy Smith Public Safety Building on July 8. Among those promoted were Chief James Spango, who previously served as a deputy chief; Undersheriff Fitzgerald Figliuolo, who also served as a […]

TBZ, other local projects to see state spending freeze

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On June 30, Gov. Phil Murphy signed the Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations Act into law. The budget lacked the governor’s long-supported millionaire’s tax, which had been vehemently opposed by N.J. Senate President Stephen Sweeney. While Murphy seemingly lost the fight for a millionaire’s tax, he hit back with Executive Order No. […]

Acclaimed jazz musician Emmet Cohen at TBA

LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Sunday, March 24, at 2:30 p.m., at Temple B’nai Abraham, 300 E. Northfield Road in Livingston, TBA Prime Time will present “Jews and All That Jazz,” featuring acclaimed jazz pianist Emmet Cohen, a native of Montclair. This program will also celebrate Rabbi Clifford Kulwin’s 20 years at TBA. A powerful and […]

AOH Division 9 to hold annual dinner in W. Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Ancient Order of Hibernians, Michael L. Delahunty Division 9, in Montclair, will celebrate its 119th anniversary with a dinner and dance on Saturday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. This year’s guests of honor are Ted Yurgel, James Horn and Barbara Lyons. Lyons is a […]

County recognizes ‘Essex Five’ for Black History Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Friday, Feb. 15, at the county’s 16th annual Black History Month celebration, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards to the NAACP Chapters in Essex County — Oranges-Maplewood, Newark, Montclair and Irvington — and the Urban League of Essex County. Known as […]

Luna Gallery to feature work of Montclair artist

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Luna Stage is now featuring the acrylic paintings and other artwork by Montclair visual artist Carrie Emma in its gallery, with an opening celebration on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition will be displayed through Sunday, March 3, culminating in the auctioning off of a new large-format […]

New county surrogate discusses his job, values and vision

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Alturrick Kenney is 37 days into a five-year term as the Essex County surrogate, and has hit the ground running at the Essex County Hall of Records. Winning the elected position with 80 percent of the vote in November, Kenney heads the county court division that probates wills, adoption papers, trust […]

Montclair Dolphins Swim Team make waves at midseason meets

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair YMCA Dolphins Swim Team turned in outstanding performances at two separate championship meets, closing out the first half of the short course season.  On December 14, 20 of their swimmers earned an opportunity to compete in one of New Jersey’s fastest invitational meets, The EEX Holiday Classic XXXII, at Rutgers University.  […]

Luna Stage presents cybersecurity/data privacy face-off

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Google developer advocate Ben Morss and New Jersey Deputy District Attorney Kenneth Levine will delve into questions of internet privacy, cybersecurity and how much your mobile phone really knows about you at the Luna Stage world premiere of Christina Gorman’s “Roan @ The Gates.” The two guests will take the stage […]

Essex County declares Code Blue

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Wednesday, Jan. 30, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced the county’s Code Blue procedures are being activated because extreme cold weather in the forecast. The Code Blue will be in effect from Wednesday, Jan. 30, to Saturday, Feb. 2. “Providing our homeless residents with a […]

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