Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Marty Higgins NHS sophomore boys’ hoops star “Marty is a complete athlete, but it’s his competitive nature that sets him apart. Marty’s at his best when the game’s on the line. He’s the guy you want with the ball in his hands at the end of a close game. For a young player, I expect […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Courtney Wilde NHS sophomore, girls’ basketball “Courtney Wilde has been our most consistent player all year long. She has been our leading scorer in most games. Her three-point shooting has improved this year. The best thing about Courtney is when the team or coaching staff needs a laugh or someone to break the ice, Courtney […]

Community School hosts International Night

Community School hosts International Night

NULTEY, NJ — Students of The Community School in Nutley and their families enjoyed their first “International Family Foods Night” on Friday, Feb. 10, in Fellowship Hall of St. Vincent Church, where the school is housed. Those in attendance were asked to bring prepared dishes representing their heritage. More than 90 children and their families […]

Free cardiac and concussion screenings for young athletes

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes at RWJBarnabas Health will provide free cardiac and concussion baseline screenings to young athletes on Saturday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. Available to the first 200 young athletes who […]

ADAPT recognizes exceptional community members

ADAPT recognizes exceptional community members

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team recently held its annual dinner at Essex County Hospital, thanking 16 members of the community who went above and beyond to help ADAPT accomplish its goals and objectives this past year. ADAPT, managed by FAMILYConnections, is a community coalition dedicated to reducing underaged drinking […]

‘Information Void’ draws 200 attendees

‘Information Void’ draws 200 attendees

LIVINGSTON, NJ — With the threats to reproductive health care access becoming ever more real, according to a press release from NCJW/Essex, a program on Thursday, Jan. 26, “The Information Void: A Discussion of Reproductive Health Education,” drew a crowd of 200 people ready to take action. The program, sponsored by more than 20 organizations […]

Big crowd, great food at Boosters fundraiser

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Music Booster Association held a fundraiser, Taste of the World II, on Saturday, Jan. 21, at Good Shepherd Academy. It was a BYOB event, and a large crowd turned out to support Nutley High School musical education. “Last year, this was at the Elks Club,” said NMBA President Suzanne Harabedian. […]

Expansion of schools explained by district

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Public School District has been reaching out to parents and community members in the district to discuss potential construction projects at four district schools: Washington and Yantacaw elementary schools, John H. Walker Middle School and Nutley High School. The proposed construction projects are in response to overcrowding issues at all four […]

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Constituents of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional district continued to press Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, who represents parts of Essex, Morris, Sussex and Passaic counties, to explain his views on a number of the new Trump administration’s policies. With signs and slogans of “Where’s Rodney?” and “We’re not going away,” voters from various […]

Newark police seek public’s help in locating missing person

Newark police seek public’s help in locating missing person

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the pictured male, Porfirio Santos, 85, of Newark. Santos weighs approximately 130 lbs., is 5 feet, 2 inches tall and has short gray hair. He was last seen Wednesday, Dec. 14, at St. Michael’s Hospital. He was wearing […]

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