Vincent Church Care Pantry supply drive

NUTLEY, NJ — The Vincent Church Care Pantry has distributed personal care items to those in need in the Nutley community for more than 25 years. Items are collected at the church, bagged for each family and distributed on the first Monday of the month from 4 to 6 p.m.  During the pandemic, the need […]

Nutley fatal hit-and-run under investigation

Nutley fatal hit-and-run under investigation

NUTLEY, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Nutley Police Department are investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident that resulted in the death of 75-year-old Roseann Ratz, of Lyndhurst, according to an Oct. 16 ECPO press release. On Thursday, Oct. 15, the victim and a female friend were crossing the street in the […]

Stanton Named to NJBIZ ‘Power 50 for Education’

Stanton Named to NJBIZ ‘Power 50 for Education’

NUTLEY, NJ — Bonita Stanton, the founding dean of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, was named to NJBIZ’s “Power 50 for Education,” an annual list of the state’s leaders who in various ways impart “knowledge to students, apprentices and the citizenry at large.” Stanton, who oversaw the establishment of the newly-independent Hackensack Meridian School […]

Hackensack Meridian CDI scientists find one-two punch against cancer

NUTLEY, NJ — A one-two punch of changing gene expression, then deploying immune checkpoint inhibitors, shows promise in battling one of the most treatment-resistant types of cancer in preclinical models, according to a new publication including authors from the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation, located in Nutley. Their research findings published Aug. 14 […]

Man killed in fatal Nutley fire

NUTLEY, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the Nutley Police and Fire departments are investigating a fatal fire that took the life of Joseph Collar, 74, according to an Oct. 11 press release from the ECPO. On Saturday, Oct. 10, at approximately 6 p.m., a fire broke out in […]

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County’s 2020 leaf collection schedule for county roads begins at the end of October. Residents whose properties are on county roads may place their leaves in biodegradable bags or sweep the loose leaves into piles at the curb. To organize leaf collection on county roads, Essex County is divided into […]

CDI receives grants to continue COVID-19 work

NUTLEY, NJ — The Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation in Nutley has been awarded $619,850 to continue a key drug-discovery program in pursuit of COVID-19 treatments. The drug-discovery program is focused on the assessment of hundreds of drug candidates in the CDI labs to find the most promising potential therapies. “This collaboration intends […]

Two medical students earn NJBIA ‘Rising Stars’ Award

NUTLEY, NJ — Lauren Valentine and Clara Chen, students at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine in Nutley, have been recognized as two of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association’s “Rising Stars.” The two women said they are pursuing medicine as a vocation to make a difference in the world. “Studying medicine is more […]

NAACP ACT-SO youth initiative is ‘gateway to your dreams’

NAACP ACT-SO youth initiative is ‘gateway to your dreams’

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The NAACP of the Oranges and Maplewood invites any interested high school students in Millburn, Maplewood, South Orange, West Orange, Livingston, Orange, East Orange, Bloomfield, Belleville, Verona and Nutley to its annual ACT-SO Kickoff Zoom Orientation meeting on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. ACT-SO is the Afro-Academic, Cultural, […]

Nutley Girl Scout receives award for saving her mother’s life

Nutley Girl Scout receives award for saving her mother’s life

NUTLEY, NJ — Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey has honored Marley Madureira, 13, with the Medal of Honor, a Lifesaving Award given by Girl Scouts of the United States of America, for saving her mother’s life.  The Medal of Honor is given to a Girl Scout who has saved or attempted to save a […]

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