Blood drives in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Blood Services will hold several blood drives in the area which are open to the public. Sunday, Sept. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mantena Global Care, 294 Ferry St. in Newark; Thursday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Essex County College’s Clara Dasher […]

Prevent break-ins, use common-sense measures

NEWARK, NJ — On Sept. 7, Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura issued a reminder to local motorists that statistics reveal a car is broken into every 30 seconds somewhere across the country. Fontoura added that Essex County is not exempt to that alarming statistic. “Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in […]

Appellate court upholds decision that sheriff’s officer convicted of harassment is allowed to hold a public job

NEWARK, NJ — Last week an appellate court upheld a 2014 decision not to strip a sheriff’s officer convicted of harassment of his ability to hold a public job. The ruling supports Superior Court Judge Mitzy Galis-Menendez’s decision that allows John Warnock — who was found guilty of harassing a woman outside a West Orange […]

Celebrate love, diversity, culture with the county freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — Join the Essex County freeholders on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Branch Brook Park,  the Prudential grove area off of Park Avenue in Newark, from noon to 6 p.m. for the Essex County Freeholder’s second African Caribbean Festival. This free event will celebrate, as Bob Marley said, “One love, one heart, let’s get […]

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

Senior citizens receive awards for amazing artworks

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. congratulated 28 Essex County artists who received awards in the annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show on Aug. 29 at an awards ceremony at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove. “I congratulate the winners and all the artists who participated in […]

NJ Transit continues quality of commute improvements at Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEWARK, NJ — Following the success of last year’s reorganization and consolidation of services within the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NJ Transit is again partnering with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for Phase Two of improvements to the quality of commute, according to an Aug. 23 press release. Beginning Sept. 3, […]

MHA earns grant to help the homeless within Essex

PATH expands in county via Mental Health Association

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Mental Health Association of Essex County, headquartered in Montclair, has been awarded a grant of more than half a million dollars by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to provide outreach services to adults diagnosed as mentally ill who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming […]

SHU, Hackensack Meridian Health sign agreement to lease former Roche site for new School of Medicine

SHU, Hackensack Meridian Health sign agreement to lease former Roche site for new School of Medicine

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University and Hackensack Meridian Health announced July 14 that the two organizations have signed an agreement for a long-term lease with real estate development firm Prism Capital Partners to lease 16 acres, including two state-of-the-art buildings, on the former Hoffmann-La Roche biomedical campus located in Nutley and Clifton to […]

Senior Emily Holden

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Senior Emily Holden

NUTLEY, NJ — Emily Holden is one of the leaders on the Nutley High School softball team this season. She is a standout left-handed pitcher as well as a dependable hitter. As a pitcher, she has thrown 11 shutouts, including three no-hitters, struck out 241 batters and boasted a 0.948 earned run average, while at […]

Senior Anthony Condito

MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Senior Anthony Condito

Anthony Condito, a senior right fielder on the Nutley High School baseball team, is considered one of the top baseball players in the state. Condito, also the starting quarterback for the NHS football team, last fall signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at Rutgers University on an athletic scholarship. This spring, […]

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