WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Expert: Better to settle with the developer now

Expert: Better to settle with the developer now

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Council heard from a court-appointed special master Monday evening, Dec. 12, who explained the affordable housing requirements being forced upon the borough. Special Master Elizabeth McKenzie told the council and 30 audience members, an exceptionally large showing for a Glen Ridge Council meeting, that the municipality is far better […]

Town fondly remembers former deputy mayor Fabiano

Politicians recall Fabiano, his legacy and his passion

Town fondly remembers former deputy mayor Fabiano

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council dedicated part of its Dec. 6 meeting to honoring Michael Fabiano, the former West Orange Democratic Party chairman and deputy mayor who died July 11, at the age of 74. The council was joined by Mayor Robert Parisi; state Assemblyman John McKeon; state Senator Richard Codey; […]

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office to host youth conference

CALDWELL, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced Dec. 16 that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will host a youth conference for middle school children on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Nearly 500 students in grades seven through nine from various schools in Essex County are expected to attend the “What’s It All About?” […]

PSE&G offers tips to stay warm and safe

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — With the arrival of frigid weather, PSE&G offers tips to help customers stay warm and safe from carbon monoxide poisoning. Cold weather tips include: Lower your thermostat by just 1 degree, which may reduce your heating bill by up to 3 percent. Save even more by lowering your thermostat 2 degrees […]

Livingston HS reunion for Class of 1967

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston High School Class of 1967 is having its 50th class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston. The Reunion Committee is planning a weekend full of fun and nostalgia as classmates gather to rekindle old friendships. The committee has been trying to reach members […]

‘FRESH 9.0’ comes to 1978

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — 1978 Maplewood Arts Center presents the 9th annual Advanced Placement Art Students Exhibit, “FRESH 9.0.” Join the 1978 family as we celebrate the talent and energy of our next generation of art stars. Advanced-placement studio art students demonstrate the skills and ideas developed, refined and applied throughout high school to produce visual […]

Newark police seek public’s help in locating missing person

Newark police seek public’s help in locating missing person

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the pictured male, Porfirio Santos, 85, of Newark. Santos weighs approximately 130 lbs., is 5 feet, 2 inches tall and has short gray hair. He was last seen Wednesday, Dec. 14, at St. Michael’s Hospital. He was wearing […]

Elevated CO levels cause temporary library evacuation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The township will purchase a new rooftop HVAC unit for the West Orange Public Library after exhaust from one of its existing four units began filtering into the library on Dec. 8, prompting a brief evacuation. Township engineer Leonard Lepore said he expected to review price quotes for a new unit […]