Shabazz HS football team falls to Verona

The Shabazz High School Bulldogs from the South Side of Newark continued to struggle as they dropped a 35-14 decision to the Hillbillies from Verona High School, who were look for retribution from last year’s thumping that Malcolm X. Shabazz High School gave them. This time it was in Verona with a packed house where […]

Drive safely on ‘Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day’ — and every day!

Drive safely on ‘Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day’ — and every day!

TRENTON, NJ — The Division of Highway Traffic Safety is calling on drivers, pedestrians, motorcyclists and bicyclists in New Jersey to join in a one-day national safety campaign on Thursday, Oct. 10, to raise awareness of the more than 35,000 lives lost each year in motor vehicle-related crashes nationwide. “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day,” […]

Essex County College to host career fair

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County College, in partnership with 12 area companies searching for candidates to fill both full-time and part-time positions, is hosting a career fair on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the college’s fourth-floor multipurpose room, 303 University Ave. in Newark. “As part of our continued commitment to […]

NJ Transit calls for applications to new customer advisory board

NJ Transit calls for applications to new customer advisory board

NEWARK, NJ — NJ Transit has opened the application process for its new customer advisory board, a diverse group of regular customers of NJ Transit’s statewide transit system. The new CAB was planned and will be supported by Stewart Mader, NJ Transit’s customer advocate and chief customer experience officer. “We have great expectations for this […]

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste

Properly dispose of your household hazardous waste

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Essex County Fleet Maintenance Facility, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “There are some materials that should be removed from our regular waste stream because of their hazardous nature. […]

County dedicates memorial plaques along Legends Way

County dedicates memorial plaques along Legends Way

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. dedicated five bronze plaques in honor and memory of Pearl Beatty, Kenneth A. Gibson, Lebby Jones, Trish Morris-Yamba and Ramon Rivera on Sept. 18. Beatty was the first freeholder president under the current form of county government; Gibson was the first black mayor of Newark, serving […]

State files lawsuit against plant in the Ironbound

NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against a plant in the Ironbound section of Newark that is allegedly responsible for multiple community complaints of “putrid” and nausea-inducing odors, including “animal carcass odors,” according to a Sept. 19 press release from Attorney Gen. Gurbir Grewal and the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection. The […]