Belleville American Legion raises funds for area cancer nonprofit

Belleville American Legion raises funds for area cancer nonprofit

BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Belleville Post 105 American Legion family, consisting of American Legion Post 105 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105, donated $1,500 to the Gail’s Angels Foundation in October from a fundraiser held at the Post 105 annual picnic on  Sept. 17. The Gail’s Angels Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated […]

Veterans Day Ruck March in Nutley to raise mental health awareness, food donations

Veterans Day Ruck March in Nutley to raise mental health awareness, food donations

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley community is invited to take part in the township’s second Veterans Day Ruck March on Friday, Nov. 11, immediately following the annual Veterans Day ceremony. This 5K march, which mimics “true military fashion” as participants carry a 22-pound weighted rucksack or backpack, takes participants through Memorial Park from the World […]

Essex County’s 2022 leaf collection schedule

Essex County’s 2022 leaf collection schedule

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The schedule for Essex County’s 2022 leaf collection program along county roads has been announced.  To organize leaf collection on County roads, Essex County is divided into four sectors. There will be three pickups in each section of the county. Residents on county roads should check the county leaf collection schedule […]

Newest ‘Inside Nutley’ podcast features Commissioner Evans

NUTLEY, NJ — The October episode of the “Inside Nutley” podcast features Department of Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans. In the podcast, Evans covers a wide range of topics, including the township’s taxes, budget and the many departments that are included under the revenue and finance umbrella, as well as his thoughts on […]

Winners announced for annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest

Winners announced for annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest

ROSELAND, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented awards to the 10 winners in the annual Essex County Parks Photography Contest on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Winners were awarded in adult, youth and professional categories. “We congratulate the winners of the Essex County Parks Photography Contest and thank all the contestants for sharing […]

Early voting locations in Essex County announced

Early voting locations in Essex County announced

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County will hold early voting for the Nov. 8 election from Oct. 29 through Nov. 6, Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Early voting will be held at the following locations: Watsessing Park Community Center, Bloomfield Avenue and Conger […]

Belleville and Nutley communities come together for thrilling Columbus Day Parade

Belleville and Nutley communities come together for thrilling Columbus Day Parade

BELLEVILLE / NUTLEY, NJ — The 40th annual Nutley Belleville Columbus Day Parade was a great success, drawing large crowds to celebrate Italian heritage and culture on Sunday, Oct. 9. This year’s grand marshal was Tina Cervasio, Fox 5 lead sports anchor and reporter, and host of “Sports Xtra.”  In addition to Cervasio, other honorees […]

Glen Ridge declares state of emergency, several towns affected by water main break

Glen Ridge declares state of emergency, several towns affected by water main break

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — An Oct. 5 water main break in Nutley has caused Glen Ridge and Montclair to declare states of emergency. The break, which spans more than 70 inches of main, has affected several Essex County towns, including Belleville, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Montclair and Nutley — as well as others in Passaic and […]

Essex County commissioners celebrate Italian Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate Italian Heritage Month

NEWARK, NJ — On Thursday, Oct. 6, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its annual Italian Heritage Month event to celebrate the accomplishments of men and women of Italian heritage everywhere, and honor outstanding Essex County citizens for their contributions to the county and society as a whole. This year, the board recognized […]

Nutley holds welcome event for ON3 students and staff

Nutley holds welcome event for ON3 students and staff

NUTLEY, NJ — The township of Nutley hosted the “Welcome to Nutley ON3” event at Nichols Park on the afternoon of Sept. 21. The annual event invited students, staff members and supporters from the ON3 project to meet and greet representatives from local businesses. “This event allows us the opportunity to introduce our local vendors […]