ECPO, County Bar sponsor gun buyback

ECPO, County Bar sponsor gun buyback

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex County Bar Foundation are jointly sponsoring a one-day guy buyback on Saturday, March 30. Anyone can anonymously turn in up to three guns, no questions asked. The gun buyback will be held in Bethany Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall, 275 W. Market St. in Newark. […]

2019 county budget to allocate funds to legal services for ICE detainees

2019 county budget to allocate funds to legal services for ICE detainees

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. and the Board of Chosen Freeholders recently announced that the 2019 Essex County budget will include an allocation of $750,000 to create a Legal Services Fund to provide representation to ICE detainees at the Essex County Correctional Facility. “We are pleased to join with the […]

Meet the Mayors of Essex County on April 6

Meet the Mayors of Essex County on April 6

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The ninth annual Essex County Meet the Mayors event will be Saturday, April 6, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. Guest speakers Sen. Stephen Sweeney and Assemblyman Jon Bramnick will discuss important issues affecting New Jersey. Also, a hot breakfast will be […]

Restructuring of U.S. Attorney’s Office leads to significant results in first year

Restructuring of U.S. Attorney’s Office leads to significant results in first year

NEWARK, NJ — One year after U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito reorganized the structure of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, overall criminal prosecutions have increased 51 percent, including a 65-percent jump in violent crime prosecutions, a 39-percent jump in narcotics-related prosecutions and a 15-percent jump in white collar crime prosecutions, according […]

Essex Republican women to honor Chris Christie

Essex Republican women to honor Chris Christie

MONTCLAIR, NJ — For his strong support of the U.S. Bill of Rights’ 2nd Amendment, the right to bear arms, New Jersey’s 55th governor, Christopher J. Christie, will be presented with the 2nd Amendment Award at the Lincoln Day Dinner, to be held jointly between Montclair Republicans and the Essex County NJ Republican Women on […]

DiVincenzo presents 16th annual State of the County Address

DiVincenzo presents 16th annual State of the County Address

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 16th annual State of the County Address on Monday, Feb. 25, in the Essex County Donald M. Payne Sr. School of Technology in Newark. The multimedia presentation outlined county achievements and improvement projects completed in 2018, highlighted the services and programs offered by Essex […]

The classical pianist who moonlights in a power pop band

The classical pianist who moonlights in a power pop band

NUTLEY, NJ — Alexa Majana’s passion for the piano is split between two differing genres – classical and pop – and somehow the lifelong Nutley resident has found a way to fully immerse herself in both disciplines. Majana’s passion for music blossomed when she began piano lessons at the Nutley School of Music on Kingston […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Johnny Matrona NHS ice hockey “”Johnny came into this season feeling he had something to prove, as he wasn’t satisfied with how the previous season went. He knew that he was capable of a much better year, and you can tell from our first scrimmage in November that he was determined to prove that to […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Courtney Wilde Senior NHS Basketball “Extremely consistent player on both ends of the floor, awesome teammate with a great personality and sense of humor. Younger girls love being around her. She has been a pleasure to coach these past four years. It’s athletes like Courtney that have kept me coaching these past 21 years at […]

UPDATED: Nutley music department prepares for Café Night

UPDATED: Nutley music department prepares for Café Night

NUTLEY, NJ — Students and faculty within the high school’s music department are always preparing for their next concert, fundraiser or competition. These days, the annual Café Night is what’s topping their agenda. Café Night, on March 23, is the second of two annual fundraisers run by the Nutley Music Booster Association – the first […]

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