Essex County to present emergency food distribution event

Essex County to present emergency food distribution event

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County will present an emergency food distribution event on Thursday, May 28, at 10 a.m. at the Charles H. Bullock School, 55 Washington St. in Montclair, to help families negatively impacted by the coronavirus. The 1,000 boxes of food that will be distributed are meant to benefit families who have […]

County expands coronavirus testing to satellite sites throughout Essex

County expands coronavirus testing to satellite sites throughout Essex

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. announced that Essex County is expanding its COVID-19 testing initiative to include satellite testing sites throughout the county in addition to continuing to operate its drive-through testing center in Weequahic Park in Newark. The satellite sites, which opened May 21, offer saliva tests; the Weequahic […]

County to continue COVID-19 screenings throughout May

County to continue COVID-19 screenings throughout May

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County has announced that testing for COVID-19 will continue in Weequahic Park throughout the month of May. The additional dates for May are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, excluding Memorial Day. Screenings are for Essex County residents and are by appointment only. Residents can exhibit symptoms or be asymptomatic. They will […]

Nutley physician recovered from COVID-19 returns to work

Nutley physician recovered from COVID-19 returns to work

NUTLEY, NJ — As a brain injury specialist, Dr. Richard Malone, of Nutley, does not work directly with patients seeking care for COVID-19. But today, every health care worker, no matter their specialty, is inevitably on the front lines of the battle against the global pandemic. Malone works in the Brain Trauma Unit at Hackensack […]

Community FoodBank distributes food in Essex County

Community FoodBank distributes food in Essex County

NEWARK, NJ — On Tuesday, April 28, volunteers from the Community FoodBank of New Jersey gathered at Essex County’s Branch Brook Park in Newark to distribute boxes of emergency food supplies to more than 2,000 families who have been forced out of work and are not able to purchase food as a result of the […]

Nutley schools adapt quickly to remote learning

Nutley schools adapt quickly to remote learning

NUTLEY, NJ — Like every other school district in the country, Nutley Public Schools had to close its doors when the COVID-19 pandemic forced a shutdown of normal life, moving classes online until at least the middle of May. A month into using the new system, Superintendent of Schools Julie Glazer said staff and students […]

Phoenix Center students bring learning home

Phoenix Center students bring learning home

NUTLEY, NJ — More than a month into the social distancing lockdown that forced schools across the country to close, students are still going to school via the internet. Non-public schools are no exception, and the Phoenix Center in Nutley has been dealing with the same challenges that Nutley Public Schools has been facing. The […]

Nutley Chamber works with government to help businesses

Nutley Chamber works with government to help businesses

NUTLEY, NJ — Businesses are struggling as coronavirus lockdown measures stay in place in New Jersey. Nutley businesses are not exempt from the economic impact, the stress and the uncertainty. Fortunately, Nutley’s business community has a strong team in its corner: the Nutley Chamber of Commerce. Under the leadership of President Dan Leon, along with […]

Cases of COVID continue to rise in Essex County

Cases of COVID continue to rise in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The statewide lockdown continues, all in the effort of flattening the curve of COVID-19. While statistics are showing progress on this front, the number of cases is still continuing to rise nationally, statewide and in Essex County. As of April 21, according to statistics from the state, New Jersey has 92,387 […]