Seton Hall University dean named to Catholic Charities board of the Archdiocese of Newark

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations has announced the appointment of Dean Andrea Bartoli to the board of trustees of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark. As a member of the board, Bartoli will collaborate on the overall governance of the organization, which plays an important role […]

Junior League of Montclair-Newark Inc. to host Spring Gala

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Junior League of Montclair-Newark Inc. invites the community and partners for an evening of dinner, drinks, dancing and a silent auction at its 95th anniversary Spring Gala. This year’s theme is “Venetian Masquerade Ball.” The gala will be Saturday, April 23, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Montclair Golf […]

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on that about $4.5 million will be distributed to 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program on Tuesday, March 1. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through […]

Moses arrested for Newark murder

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, March 2, Fateem T. Moses, 35, of Newark, was arrested and charged with the murder of Omar Faines, 31, of Newark. Faines was fatally shot on Sunday, Feb. 14, on Rose Terrace in Newark. Moses is charged with murder and weapons offenses. Bail was set at $750,000 by Superior Court […]

New complaint board will be a national model for police-community relations

  NEWARK, NJ — Details of Newark’s Civilian Complaint Review Board were announce on Wednesday, March 2, in City Hall, at the regular meeting of the Newark Municipal Council. The new board will have the power to issue subpoenas, conduct investigations and establish a mediation program to enable complainants to resolve their complaints through informal […]

‘Street Smart NJ’ campaign tries to reduce pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes

NEWARK, NJ — The city of Newark will be participating in the March 2016 Street Smart NJ Pedestrian Safety Education Campaign, “Street Smart NJ,” which aims at reducing pedestrian-motor vehicle accidents in Newark and throughout all of New Jersey. The Street Smart NJ campaign is a collaborative effort between public, private and nonprofit organizations. Local […]