County outlines plan for 2018 deer culling program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. recently outlined plans for the 2018 Essex County Deer Management Program in South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation. This is the 11th year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer. “Controlling the population by removing […]

County police to crack down on impaired driving

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Sheriff’s Office will join with the county’s 22 municipal police departments and participate in a statewide crackdown on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. From now through Jan. 1, law enforcement officials will […]

Expungement seminar for Essex residents

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex Vicinage of the Superior Court of New Jersey presents an expungement seminar on Monday, Dec. 11, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the East Orange Public Library, 21 South Arlington Ave., East Orange. The seminar will be conducted by representatives from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, Essex-Newark Legal Services, […]

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Nutley Female Athlete of the Month

Lauren Holden NHS senior, girls’ soccer “Lauren started every game in four years at sweeper for us. It is a huge accomplishment. I truly feel that she is one of the best defenders in the state. You really can’t replace a player like Lauren. It is going to be very difficult to do so, but […]

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Nutley Male Athlete of the Month

Kevin Zhang – NHS junior Boys’ cross-country How did you get interested in cross-country? A few of my friends were on the cross- country team freshman year and they really liked it. Because of that, I decided I’d give cross-country a try sophomore year. What’s going through your head when you are running? When I’m running, […]

NHS Patriot Club salutes Nutley veterans

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High students, led by the Patriot Club, held the fifth annual tribute to veterans on Nov. 8 during an evening event in the auditorium. It was a red, white and blue program of patriotism and gratitude to about 40 veterans who were in attendance. The night included music, speeches and fanfare, […]

SANTA CLAUS HAS COME TO TOWN

SANTA CLAUS HAS COME TO TOWN

NUTLEY, NJ  — On Friday, Nov. 24, the Nutley Chamber of Commerce presented its 56th annual holiday celebration which features the arrival of Santa and Ms. Claus. The weather was perfect, the crowd was excited, and now the holiday season has begun in the township.

Area Easterseals center assists disabled persons find jobs

Area Easterseals center assists disabled persons find jobs

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Anyone in the area who has ever been told that they can’t obtain employment due to a disability should pay a visit to Easterseals New Jersey. The workforce development team of Easterseals New Jersey has located its solution center in the Hammond Map Building on Valley Street in Maplewood. Through Easterseals Employment […]

Essex sheriff’s department, W. Orange, Nutley receive grants

WASHINGTON, DC — Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions recently announced $98,495,397 in grant funding through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services COPS Hiring Program. The attorney general announced funding awards to 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation, which allows those agencies to hire 802 additional full-time law enforcement officers. CHP provides […]