How Essex County residents voted this past election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season in Essex County was quite eventful, with a combined 55 elections and four public questions. There were a whopping 159 candidates listed on the various county ballots. All results remain unofficial until certified by Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin. The biggest election was of course that for […]

NJ Transit police to conduct emergency response drill

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The NJ Transit Police Department’s Office of Emergency Management will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Upper Montclair Train Station in Montclair between 8 a.m. and noon. The public can expect to see an increased police and first responder presence along the tracks near Lorraine Avenue. The drill, which […]

Seth Boyden, MSU kick off music partnership with lively drumming event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Montclair State University’s African Drumming Ensemble had Seth Boyden School’s staff, students and community members on their feet dancing and drumming their way into the start of something new. Led by John J. Cali School of Music adjunct faculty member Robert Levin, graduate music education coordinator Lisa De Lorenzo and undergraduate music […]

NJAWBO networking luncheon

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The MetroEast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners is hosting its monthly networking luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Greek Taverna, 292 Bloomfield Ave. in Montclair. The topic for this event is “Simply November Networking at Its Best,” where attendees will […]

WO teen arrested in stabbing of other WO teen in Montclair

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A 14-year-old male from West Orange sustained multiple stab wounds during an altercation in Montclair’s Nishuane Park on Thursday, Nov. 2, according to the Montclair Police Department. Officers were called to the park at 6:50 p.m. for an injured child, and found the victim with multiple stab wounds. The suspect, also […]

Montclair YMCA Dolphins splash to success at Great Turkey Invitational

And they’re off! In the first major meet of the 2017-2018 season, nearly 130 athletes from the YMCA of Montclair Dolphins swim team competed in the recent 2017 Ocean County YMCA Great Turkey Invitational in Toms River. The Dolphins were one of six YMCA teams from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware to participate in the […]

County residents and dogs win prizes in annual costume contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. welcomed dog owners and their pets to the county’s annual “Strut Your Mutt” canine costume parades and contests at the Brookdale Dog Park Bloomfield/Montclair and the South Mountain Dog Park in Maplewood/Millburn on Saturday, Oct. 21. At the Brookdale Dog Park contest, Dominique and Dana […]

Members, clergy makes music, memories at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — One Friday evening a month from September through June, the sanctuary at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel in South Orange resonates with the sounds of live musical accompaniment featuring the TSTI Band, a group of talented synagogue members who play instruments, sing and bring their spirit to the community as they usher in […]

Freeholders honor public safety professionals

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2017 Public Safety Professionals Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Hall of Records in Newark to commemorate fire officials, police officers and first responders in Essex County for their selfless service. Freeholder President Britnee Timberlake began the program with welcoming remarks, celebrating […]

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