Discard unused medications safely on Drug Take Back Day

Discard unused medications safely on Drug Take Back Day

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., the Essex County Board of County Commissioners, the Essex County Division of Community Health, and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team are encouraging residents to dispose of their old or unwanted prescription medications during the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s annual Drug Take Back […]

Scouting for Food scheduled for May 1 in Nutley

Scouting for Food scheduled for May 1 in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — After shutting down last year due to COVID-19, the Nutley Boy Scout troop and Cub Scout packs have revived their annual food drive for the Nutley Food Pantry, which is at the Nutley Family Service Bureau Annex, 169 Chestnut St. in Nutley. Personal care items for the care pantry at Vincent United […]

Belleville American Legion observes National Vietnam Veterans Day

Belleville American Legion observes National Vietnam Veterans Day

BELLEVILLE, NJ — American Legion Post No. 105 on Washington Avenue in Belleville held a ceremony for National Vietnam Veterans Day on March 29, at which the Belleville Historical Society made a presentation of flags that have flown over Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Md., to the local veterans organizations.  “The Vietnam War is a story […]

CDI in Nutley develops advanced test to track and diagnose COVID-19 variants

CDI in Nutley develops advanced test to track and diagnose COVID-19 variants

NUTLEY, NJ — Experts at the Hackensack Meridian Center for Discovery and Innovation in Nutley have developed a high-throughput test that can detect multiple variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in two-and-a-half hours, a major advance in tracking the virus and in treating patients.  The test can detect the known U.K., Brazil and South African variants, […]

Annual initiative warns motorists against distracted driving

Annual initiative warns motorists against distracted driving

TRENTON, NJ — As distracted driving continues to claim more lives on New Jersey roadways than any other risky driving behavior, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety have announced the launch of a statewide public awareness campaign aimed at providing motorists with good reasons to give the road their undivided […]

Nutley student follows her dream to chefdom

Nutley student follows her dream to chefdom

NUTLEY, NJ — Many adults look back on their kindergarten dreams and chuckle or shake their head ruefully. But not Gianna Searls, a Nutley High School 2019 graduate. She has known since kindergarten that she wants to be a professional chef, and she is now pursuing that dream at Johnson & Wales University, located in […]

DiVincenzo calls on federal legislators for more COVID-19 vaccines

DiVincenzo calls on federal legislators for more COVID-19 vaccines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Tuesday, March 23, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. called upon members of Essex County’s federal delegation to urge President Biden to allocate more COVID-19 vaccine doses to Essex County. The letter was sent to U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Robert Menendez; U.S. Reps. Donald Payne Jr., Mikie Sherrill, Albio […]

Prism Capital Partners relocates HQ within ON3 Campus in Nutley

Prism Capital Partners relocates HQ within ON3 Campus in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ — Prism Capital Partners has relocated its headquarters to 310 Kingsland St. at ON3, the commercial real estate owner/operator’s 116-acre flagship redevelopment spanning Nutley and Clifton. Prism’s move from 200 Metro Boulevard, where the firm has operated since 2019, makes way for Eisai Inc.; the pharmaceutical company signed a full-building commitment for the […]

New Jersey Blood Services announces a blood emergency one year into the pandemic

New Jersey Blood Services announces a blood emergency one year into the pandemic

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey Blood Services recently announced a blood shortage in the region, one year after the region was the U.S. epicenter of the pandemic. Before COVID-19, donors could stop by community blood drives at convenient locations like high schools, colleges and offices. It has been one year since these groups had to […]

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