Man sentenced to 11 years for crash that shut down 287

NEWARK, NJ — Freddie Wright, 24, of Newark, was sentenced on Friday, March 4, to 11 years in New Jersey state prison by Superior Court Judge Martin G. Cronin. On Tuesday, Jan. 5, just as the trial was about to open, Wright pled guilty to eluding and other charges. According to Assistant Prosecutor Joseph A. […]

City to provide residents with vouchers for new housing on March 8

NEWARK, NJ — The city of Newark is providing housing vouchers to 62 families who lived in 60 units at the condemned and unsafe properties at 2-18 Stratford Place on Tuesday, March 8, at 10:45 a.m., at the South Ward site. The vouchers will enable them to move quickly into new housing. The properties are […]

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 […]