Youth leaders ADAPT to a healthier way of life

Youth leaders ADAPT to a healthier way of life

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Heading into summer vacation, many parents and guardians become concerned with how their children will fill their time. Unstructured time can be dangerous, especially for teenagers who may have access to drugs or alcohol. Luckily, Essex County parents and guardians can count on ADAPT to help them steer their children in […]

Nutley High School Hall of Fame plans inductions

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High School Athletic Hall of Fame has upcoming inductions. The Third Half Club of Nutley has announced the 2017 Nutley High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction class for the first time in five years. This year the committee has announced that the following Nutley Raiders are the 2017 Hall Of […]

SOPAC gallery presents ‘Inspired Minds’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Herb & Milly Iris Gallery in the South Orange Performing Arts Center presents “Inspired Minds,” a young artist exhibition featuring drawings, paintings and photography by gifted young artists from Essex County high schools. On view through Aug. 15 at SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, the selected works were juried […]

Nutley Farmers Market going strong in its 8th season

Nutley Farmers Market going strong in its 8th season

NUTLEY, NJ — One of Nutley’s favorite summer destinations is already in full swing. The Nutley Farmers Market started its 8th exciting season on June 18, and locals from Nutley and surrounding areas have already begun flocking to the outdoor shopping venue. The market, established in 2009, features a wide variety of fresh regionally grown produce, […]

Scout takes hair raising path to his Eagle Badge

Scout takes hair raising path to his Eagle Badge

NUTLEY, NJ — Ray Mestell, a Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 101, has been involved in Scouting for just about his entire life. The Nutley teen joined the Cub Scouts as a Tiger Cub in the first grade and now, Mestell, 17, an Eagle Scout candidate, has completed his Eagle Scout Service Project — a […]

Essex County clerk holds outreach events

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin will hold several outreach events throughout the summer. They will be held as follows: Saturday, July 1, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at West Orange Park & Ride, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange; Wednesday, July 5, from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at Nutley Parks […]

DiVincenzo receives Clean Communities Vision I Award

DiVincenzo receives Clean Communities Vision I Award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The New Jersey Clean Communities Council has awarded its “Clean Communities Vision I Award” to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. for his ongoing vision to turn ideas into accomplishments. DiVincenzo is the first-ever winner of the Vision I Award, created this year to recognize vision in open space preservation and […]

PSE&G files for gas supply rate increase this fall

NEWARK, NJ — PSE&G filed June 1 for a modest increase in residential gas bills that would take effect this coming fall. If approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, this would be the first gas supply rate increase in nine years, according to a press release from the utility. While the proposed […]

NHS student nominated for ‘best student actress’ award for Paper Mill’s best actress

NHS student nominated for ‘best student actress’ award for Paper Mill’s best actress

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley High School senior Maggie Spector-Williams was nominated for a Paper Mill Playhouse 2017 Rising Star Award for her lead performance as Annie Oakley in Nutley High School Performing Arts’ musical, “Annie Get Your Gun.” Maggie is among seven New Jersey high school nominees competing for the Outstanding Performance by an Actress […]

Nutley Scouts inducted into BSA’s Order of the Arrow

Nutley Scouts inducted into   BSA’s Order of the Arrow

NUTLEY, NJ — Six Troop 147 Nutley Scouts were inducted into the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boys Scouts of America. After the boys were elected by their fellow Scouts back in March, they had to attend one of three induction weekends held at one of the four Northern New […]

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