Free Senior Wellness Day in Essex County

Free Senior Wellness Day in Essex County

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County senior citizens are invited to attend the 14th annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, a free event to be held Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. “We are planning a fun-filled day of activities […]

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

County recognizes 27 senior citizens for their artistic talent

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Sept. 12 in the Robert O’Toole Community Center in Cedar Grove, 27 area artists received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in this year’s Senior Art Show. The talent displayed by our senior artists is […]

Shred papers before recycling and recycle used tires

Shred papers before recycling and recycle used tires

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Department of Public Works will hold a Paper Shredding and Used Tire Recycling Day for county residents on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DPW, 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove. “Along with our Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day and Computer & […]

Essex County towns range far and wide in NJ Monthly ranking

Essex County towns range far and wide in NJ Monthly ranking

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Monthly magazine recently released its biannual list of “the top towns” in the state, ranking each municipality from best place to live to worst place to live based on a number of criteria. In the 2019 list, Essex County ranged the gamut, with two towns in the top 20, […]

County dedicates section of highway to honor slain patrolman

County dedicates section of highway to honor slain patrolman

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr., NJ State Sen. Teresa Ruiz and Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced the dedication of the “Patrolman Daniel ‘Danny’ J. Smith Memorial” on Wednesday, Aug. 28. A native of Bloomfield and a member of the old Essex County Police Department, Smith was fatally shot on Sept. 17, 1984, […]

Two Nutley Scouts honored by freeholders in Newark

Two Nutley Scouts honored by freeholders in Newark

NUTLEY, NJ — During a presentation held at the Hall of Records on Wednesday, July 10, District 5 Freeholder Carlos Pomares and Freeholder President Brendan Gill honored Evan Harzer and Peter Gerard Haverick, both residents of Nutley, for achieving the distinction of Eagle Scout from Bloomfield’s Boy Scout Troop 22. Pomares sponsored and presented both […]

Nutley Little League team saluted

Nutley Little League team saluted

NUTLEY, NJ — Baseball players dream of playing in the World Series. The Nutley Little League Intermediate Division 13-year-old All-Stars got to live out a dream this summer. Consisting of players from Nutley East and Nutley American little leagues, the team traveled to Livermore, Calif., where they competed in the Little League World Series 50/70 […]

Nutley Rotary Classic Car Show is Sept. 4 on Franklin

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Rotary Classic Car Show will be held this year on Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. on Franklin Street, from John H. Walker Middle School to Chestnut Street — the same location as last year. Chairman of the event is John Monaco, owner of Personal Touch Florist and […]

Shuttle may lure ON3 workers downtown

NUTLEY, NJ — The ON3 site in Nutley is gradually coming together, as more businesses are moving into the complex. Members of the Nutley Chamber of Commerce have met with representatives from Prism Capital Partners, owners of the property, to discuss the possibility of running the Nutley shuttle bus system from ON3 to the town’s […]

Area HS students graduate from MINDS Program at SHU med school

Area HS students graduate from MINDS Program at SHU med school

NUTLEY, NJ — The Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University celebrated the graduation of 15 outstanding high school students who participated in the Medical Internship Navigating Diversity & Science Program. “Our mission is to create a physician workforce that is capable of delivering excellent clinical care and optimal health to all individuals […]

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