Homeward Bound Walk exceeds goals in support of CASA

Homeward Bound Walk exceeds goals in support of CASA

WEST ORANGE, NJ — CASA for Children of Essex County held its third annual Homeward Bound Walk on Oct. 14 at the Clipper Pavilion at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The walk serves as a way to raise both awareness and funding for the county’s court-appointed special advocates program. CASA for Children […]

‘Strut Your Mutt’ through Essex County this spooky season

‘Strut Your Mutt’ through Essex County this spooky season

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County invites area dog owners to display their creativity and participate in “Strut Your Mutt,” the county’s annual canine Halloween costume parade and contest. This year, three parades have been scheduled, with the newly-opened Essex County Hilltop Dog Park hosting its first event. Participation is free. The costume parades and […]

Jewish Vocational Service to brief businesses on new state labor laws

Jewish Vocational Service to brief businesses on new state labor laws

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest will offer a one-time seminar to help brief New Jersey’s small businesses on new workplace laws, which may affect businesses, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at 354 Eisenhower Parkway, Plaza 1, Suite 2150, Livingston. The seminar is for business owners, human resources specialists, […]

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

Protect the environment by properly disposing your household hazardous waste

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County resident are encouraged to participate in the Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, sponsored by the county of Essex and the Essex County Utilities Authority, on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Essex County Hospital Center, 125 Fairview Ave. in Cedar Grove. “There […]

Mayor: On3 attracting tenants with big names

NUTLEY, NJ — Mayor Joseph Scarpelli said the revitalization of the former Hoffmann-La Roche campus, which sat mostly dormant since the global health care company left in 2013, will have far-reaching benefits for the township. Ralph Lauren Corp., which announced this summer that it will be relocating its Lyndhurst operations to 100 Metro Blvd, became the […]

NUTLEY FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

NUTLEY FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Alexandra Bongo,  NHS senior, Tennis team “Wonderful, responsible team player, always willing to help, doubles player moved up from second to first doubles this year, listens to me and tries her hardest to improve, all around pleasure and easy to coach. Most improved. Her record is 3-0 so far.” — Coach Valerie Martin How did […]

NUTLEY MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

NUTLEY MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Vinny Marinaro NHS senior How did you get interested in running cross-country? I first got into cross-country the summer before my freshman year to originally get into shape for lacrosse. I thought that it would be a good sport to train in to build up my stamina, and I did not think that I would […]

SHU officially opens new campus in Nutley and Clifton

SHU officially opens new campus in Nutley and Clifton

NUTLEY, NJ — Seton Hall University officially opened the doors of the Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the Archbishop of Newark, performing a blessing. Located in both Nutley and Clifton, the extension of the main campus in South Orange is now home to nursing, medical and health science […]

County’s Republican women celebrate 1-year anniversary

County’s Republican women celebrate 1-year anniversary

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In the overwhelmingly Democratic Essex County, a group of women are working to bring together female Republican voters in the area with the Essex County NJ Republican Women. “The mere existence of our group gives like-minded people a place to go,” co-founder and President Maureen Edelson said in a recent interview. […]

County dedicates ‘Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters’

County dedicates ‘Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters’

NEWARK, NJ — Essex County dedicated the Essex County Sheriff’s Patrol Building in Newark as the “Essex County Kevin J. Ryan Sheriff’s Headquarters” in honor of the late Sheriff’s Chief Kevin J. Ryan. Ryan, who also served as a NJ State Assemblyman and School Board member with the Essex County Schools of Technology, died June […]