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 […]

Try hockey for free on Nov. 4

MONTCLAIR, NJ —  Nutley-Clifton Youth Ice Hockey Club invites boys and girls to Clary Anderson Arena, 41 Chestnut St. in Montclair, on Saturday, Nov. 4, for a “try hockey for free” clinic as part of Come Play Hockey Month. Starting at 7 a.m. local youth, ages 4 to 9, are encouraged to experience ice hockey […]

County recognizes exceptional senior citizen artists

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 17 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 6, in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove Park. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists […]

SOMA youth invited to demo at Arthur Ashe Stadium

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Eleven junior tennis players from South Orange and Maplewood representing The Maplewood Club, Orange Lawn Tennis Club and West Orange Tennis Club participated in a Net Generation Kids on Court demonstration sponsored by the United States Tennis Association at the 2017 U.S. Open. The demonstration took place at Arthur […]

Essex County towns vary broadly in N.J. municipality rankings

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Monthly recently released its rankings of all of New Jersey’s towns. Essex County towns run the gamut, with the some of the best and some of the worst, according to the magazine’s methodology. In compiling New Jersey Monthly’s 2017 Top 100 Towns list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent […]

WO senior citizen survey seeks respondents

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange senior citizen survey, created with the assistance of Montclair State University, is now complete and the township is looking for residents to take the survey and help make West Orange more senior-friendly. This survey is an anonymous needs assessment that gives residents 55 years and older the opportunity […]

Nutley girls’ soccer players help team to silver medal at USYSA National Championships in Texas

NUTLEY, NJ – Mackenzie Albert and Olivia Real, two rising eighth-grade students at John Walker Middle School, competed at the United States Youth Soccer Association National Championships in Frisco, Texas July 23-30. Both girls are teammates on the Soccer Domain Football Club (SDFC) 2004 Girls Yellow team based in Montclair. The team placed second in […]

Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra seeks new members

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra invites members and prospective new members — with their instruments —  to a membership social on Monday, Aug. 14, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Trumpets Jazz Club, 6 Depot Square, Montclair. RSVP to or to Kristine Massari at 973-444-0357. The orchestra is looking for new members […]

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