County to host open house for mental health awareness

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County will host its first Mental Health Awareness Month Open House at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. The goal of the daylong event is to raise awareness about mental health, to educate the public about behaviors that increase the risk of developing mental illness and to break […]

Free rabies immunization keeps pets healthy

NUTLEY, NJ — Hundreds of concerned and caring local dog and cat owners brought their furry friends to the annual free rabies immunization clinic, which took place inside the Chestnut Street firehouse on the evenings of April 17 and 18. Staff members from the Nutley Animal Hospital teamed with local officials, volunteer community members and […]

Scouts collect a record amount during recent food drive

Scouts collect a record amount during recent food drive

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, 22,425 food items […]

Officials: full steam ahead on La Roche development

NUTLEY, NJ — The redevelopment of the former Hoffman-La Roche campus, which officials said is well under way, is expected to create as many as 8,000 jobs, according to Nutley township attorney Alan Genitempo. Hoffman-La Roche had been part of the Clifton and Nutley communities — which its 116-acre property straddled — for 80 years until […]

Ex NPD chief questions tax impact of school renovation

NUTLEY, NJ — A former Nutley police chief is asking the mayor and board of commissioners to address what he believes is a serious economic issue in the township. Robert DeLitta wrote a letter last month to Nutley’s mayor and board of commissioners after he read an article in a local newspaper “about a $69 million […]

Nutley High School Male Athlete of the Month

Krupesh Ray – senior varsity tennis player You play doubles. Do you like being at the net or in back? How come? “I like playing at the net because I can hit more winners there. I also like it so that I can help out my teammate, Yuvraj Raja, a lot by staying up there.” How did […]

Nutley High School Female Athlete of the Month

Jaela Small, track and field You run cross-country in the fall and you’re a jumper in the spring. Which do you like best? “I personally like running best because I get to compete against my opponents who push me to do better.” How did you get into track and field? “Years ago Nutley had a recreational town […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]

Seton Hall med school appoints founding board of governors

NUTLEY / CLIFTON / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The new Seton Hall – Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine has appointed its founding board of governors, an assembly that harnesses the expertise of a wide array of prominent leaders from throughout the public and private sectors to help guide the school, slated to open in 2018. […]

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