Wedding and event professionals volunteer at Nutley food and clothing drive

Wedding and event professionals volunteer at Nutley food and clothing drive

NUTLEY, NJ — On Saturday, Jan. 23, a group of local wedding and event professionals from the International Live Events Association–New Jersey Chapter volunteered at the Nutley Family Service Bureau and collected approximately 90 bags of gently used clothing for its thrift shop and approximately 30 bags of nonperishable items for its food pantry.  Photos […]

Seton Hall University to host virtual Graduate Open House on Feb. 20

Seton Hall University to host virtual Graduate Open House on Feb. 20

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University will host its annual Graduate Open House as a virtual event on Saturday, Feb. 20, at noon. Attendees will learn more about Seton Hall’s graduate and certificate programs in the high-demand fields of business, communication, diplomacy and international relations, education, health and medical sciences, law, nursing, science, and […]

Blood drive in memory of Nutley resident scheduled for Jan. 25

Blood drive in memory of Nutley resident scheduled for Jan. 25

NUTLEY, NJ — Commissioner John V. Kelly and the Nutley Department of Public Affairs are partnering with Vitalant Blood Services of New Jersey to conduct the third annual Community Blood Drive in memory of Nutley resident and business owner Keith Jaret. Keith and Maureen Jaret were Nutley business owners and residents for many years; they […]

DiVincenzo presents 2021 county budget of $770 million

DiVincenzo presents 2021 county budget of $770 million

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented a 2021 budget of $770 million that addresses the challenges due to the ongoing national economic conditions, according to a press release from the county. Layoffs have been avoided since 2004 and budgets have been unveiled before the state’s statutory […]

ICE detainees go on hunger strike at ECCF

NEWARK, NJ — Approximately 150 men in ICE custody are on a hunger strike inside the Essex County Correctional Facility and the Hudson County Correctional Center in an effort to be released from custody so they can be reunited with their families, away from the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the detention centers. As […]

Area officials express dismay, outrage about Jan. 6 events at the Capitol

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Jan. 6, 2021, is a day that will live in infamy. Thousands of individuals, some armed, from across the country stormed the U.S. Capitol looking to halt the certification of the results of the November 2020 presidential election based on unfounded claims of election fraud. These individuals — who have alternatively […]

Nutley author wins 2020 Royal Dragonfly Book Award

Nutley author wins 2020 Royal Dragonfly Book Award

NUTLEY, NJ — Story Monsters LLC announced recently the winners of the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards. The annual Royal Dragonfly Book Award contest is a global competition that honors excellence in all types of literature and book marketing, recognizing a comprehensive list of genres in 71 categories — from pets to poetry and LGBT […]

Essex County receives and administers first doses of vaccine

Essex County receives and administers first doses of vaccine

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced that Essex County has received its first shipment of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 and that the first vaccinations were given on Saturday, Dec. 26. Receiving the first vaccinations were Dr. Lionel Anicette, medical director at the Essex County Correctional Facility; Dr. Naipaul Rambaran, […]

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