Let’s go fishing in Essex County

Let’s go fishing in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will hold the 2019 Fishing Derbies in six locations in the Essex County Park System. “Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy the historic Essex County Park System in a different and fun way. You’ll have […]

Scouting for Food 2019 sets a new record

Scouting for Food 2019 sets a new record

NUTLEY, NJ — The recent food drive conducted by the Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 and Cub Scout Packs 141 and 142 saw a record collection for the Nutley Food Pantry housed at the local Nutley Family Service Bureau office, formerly the Red Cross office, on Chestnut Street. As of this date 34,046 food items […]

ECPO to offer domestic violence course

ECPO to offer domestic violence course

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will offer a free course to equip volunteers and others in the community with training to provide outreach services and crisis intervention to victims and survivors of domestic violence. The program, called Sanctuary, is an interactive 120-hour course. After completing the course, volunteers — who are members […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Fallyn Stoeckel Freshman, NHS softball “Fallyn has stepped in as a freshman and is playing like a seasoned veteran. She leads our team in Batting average, hits, doubles, and is tied for the most runs scored. On the mound she has been doing a tremendous job for us. She is a fierce competitor and a […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Yuvraj Raja Senior – NHS tennis What got you interested in tennis? My brother, Karan Raja, played high school tennis for Belleville, kindling my own passion. My father, Jagadish Raja, being an athlete himself, paved a path of athleticism for me. Tennis also augments physical and mental capabilities. What’s your favorite memory? I have played […]

Relay for Life prepares for May 17

Relay for Life prepares for May 17

NUTLEY, NJ — The 13th annual Nutley Relay for Life will unfold in DeMuro Park on May 17, from 6 to 11 p.m. Commissioner Mauro Tucci, director of parks and public property in the town, who has overseen the event from its inception, said 190 individuals and 36 teams will be participating. “We’re very optimistic […]

Chamber’s 21st 5K race is Sunday

NUTLEY, NJ — The 21st annual Nutley Chamber of Commerce 5K Fun Run will be held this coming Sunday, May 5, at the Oval on Franklin Street. This year the Chamber will sponsor not only the 5K run but three additional events for other age groups. For the youngsters there are two races: a Short […]

2019 Essex County Roadway Resurfacing Program plans announced

2019 Essex County Roadway Resurfacing Program plans announced

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recently announced details of the Essex County’s Roadway Resurfacing Program for 2019. “Essex residents and motorists rely on our intricate network of roads to get to work, go to school and carry out their daily errands. My administration is committed to making sure our infrastructure […]

Countywide Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Countywide Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health, along with Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chiefs Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to hold Drug Take Back Day and […]

County to partner with local charitable organizations

County to partner with local charitable organizations

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced April 8 that the county is participating in 11 special partnerships to increase awareness about and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Arc of Essex County, the New Jersey Children Alliance, STOP for Nikhil, The Valerie Fund, the […]

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