Two suspects arrested with gun for robbery in West Ward

  NEWARK, NJ — Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose is reporting two suspects were arrested for robbing a 43-year-old Somerset man on Sunday, July 24, in a continuing investigation. A group of men robbed the victim after he exited his car on North Munn Avenue on Sunday, July 24, shortly after 4 p.m. After the […]

P.O.P. hosts 25th rally to protest recent shooting deaths

P.O.P. hosts 25th rally to protest recent shooting deaths

NEWARK, NJ — The People’s Organization for Progress held its 25th weekly Justice Monday rally at the Peter W. Rodino Federal Building on Broad Street in Newark on Monday, July 18. P.O.P. Chairman Larry Hamm and the members of the grassroots social justice group found themselves once again rallying in an attempt to get U.S. […]

East Orange man indicted for triple murder

East Orange man indicted for triple murder

NEWARK, NJ – Jeffrey Holland, 27, of East Orange, was indicted by an Essex County grand jury on Wednesday, July 20, on 17 counts for the murder of Ashley Jones, 23, Jarrell Marshall, 28, and Tiniquah Rouse, 21, all of Newark. In addition to murder, Holland was also indicted for felony murder, burglary, desecration of […]

P.O.P. hosts Justice Monday rally in wake of recent national events

P.O.P. hosts Justice Monday rally in wake of recent national events

NEWARK, NJ — The People’s Organization for Progress held the latest installment of its “Justice Monday” rally outside the Essex County Courthouse in downtown Newark on Monday, July 11. According to P.O.P. Chairman Larry Hamm there was a reason for that. The Justice Monday actions are part of the advocacy group’s ongoing campaign to convince […]

VLJ creates a brighter day for bullying victims

NEWARK, NJ — Volunteer Lawyers for Justice raised $21,000 for anti-bullying efforts during a June 8 event run by its Generation Now Young Professionals Group. More than 100 business owners, bankers, lawyers, technology and insurance industry representatives, accountants and others turned out for the summer soiree and barbecue at the Essex Fells Country Club. VLJ […]

Essex County graduates residents from OSHA certification program

Essex County graduates residents from OSHA certification program

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., fourth from left, Essex County Director of Small Business Development and Affirmative Action Deborah E. Collins, third from left, and Essex County Chief of Staff Phil Alagia, far right, presented the graduates of a 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration certification program with certificates from the […]

Christie administration selects 32 higher education institutions to receive capital improvement grants

TRENTON, NJ — According to a press release from the administration of Gov. Chris Christie, Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks has sent the Legislature her certified list of 35 higher education capital construction project grants that will boost technology, support the health sciences, and renovate laboratories and classrooms at 32 institutions across the state. […]

Teentech inspires young women for careers in STEM fields

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 200 young women and 25 educators from high schools throughout New Jersey gathered at Seton Hall University for the American Association of University Women of New Jersey’s Teentech 2016, a day of hands-on workshops designed to engage young women in the broad opportunities available in science, technology, engineering and […]

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