TBA Midday Run rides again

TBA Midday Run rides again

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Temple B’nai Abraham Midday Run, the distribution of donated clothing and food to those in need in Newark’s community at St. Rocco’s Church, took place Sunday, Nov. 18. This annual event, sponsored by TBA Teen Tikkun Olam Group, was preceded by a two-month food and clothing drive at the temple. On […]

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

Take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

VERONA, NJ — Take a holiday candlelight tour of Essex County Kip’s Castle, 22 Crestmont Road in Verona, to view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn the history of this hidden gem. Tours will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27; Fridays, Dec. 7, 14, 21 and 28; […]

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

County to hold annual sustainable gingerbread house contest

ROSELAND, NJ — This December, participate in the 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center, 621B Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland. The contest is free and there are a variety of categories in which participants can compete. The deadline to register is Saturday, Dec. 1, and all entries must […]

Shabazz HS football team falls short of repeat sectional title; loses to Hasbrouck Heights in North 2, Group 1 final

Shabazz HS football team falls short of repeat sectional title; loses to Hasbrouck Heights in North 2, Group 1 final

NEWARK, NJ – The first-ever State Sectional Title to be held in the City of Newark did not disappoint as the highly anticipated bout between top-seeded Malcolm X. Shabazz Bulldogs played host to the second seeded Aviators from Hasbrouck Heights in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 1 finals at Newark’s Shabazz Stadium this past […]

SO church celebrates 170th anniversary

Celebrating 17 decades of faith at Methodist church

SO church celebrates 170th anniversary

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Celebrating a rich and enduring history in the community, the South Orange-Vailsburg United Methodist Church acknowledged its 170th anniversary on Nov. 11 at the church, located at 150 South Orange Ave. in South Orange. The festive service featured traditional hymns including “Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” “For All the Saints” and “Marching […]

NJ Transit Police Department to accept applications for new officers

NEWARK NJ — The New Jersey Transit Police Department will be accepting applications from those interested in becoming new officers. Candidates may register at policeapp.com. Applicants may only apply for the test through this portal. The first 1,000 applicants will be considered and information regarding the physical qualifying test, to be held the weekend of […]

NJAW certifies its compliance with new Water Quality Accountability Act

NJAW certifies its compliance with new Water Quality Accountability Act

VOORHEES, NJ — New Jersey American Water is providing details about its inaugural submission of compliance with the state’s new Water Quality Accountability Act, submitted to the state in October. “We are pleased to report that all New Jersey American Water systems that meet the criteria for the standards set by the new Water Quality […]

Local businesses receive awards for supporting employees with disabilities

Local businesses receive awards for supporting employees with disabilities

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., fourth from left, congratulates the recipients of this year’s Employer Recognition Award, which highlights Essex County businesses that go above and beyond to hire employees with disabilities. The award is jointly sponsored by the Essex County and City of Newark Workforce Development Boards’ Disability Issues […]

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Wednesday, Nov. 7, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined by 11th Congressional District Congresswoman-elect Mikie Sherrill, a veteran herself, presented an Essex County Community Star Award to William D. Squires, a U.S. Navy and […]