Newark fire captain indicted for making and selling counterfeit DVDs

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray has announced that Jose Robles, a captain in the Newark Fire Department, has been indicted for making and selling pirated DVDs out of his comic book store located at 53 University Ave. in Newark. Robles, 50, of Newark is charged with second degree trademark counterfeiting, second degree […]

Essex County grand jury indicts two former police officers

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that an Essex County grand jury has indicted Dino D’Elia and Anthony Buono – two former Newark police officers – on official misconduct, conspiracy and computer theft charges for stealing and then selling information from databases used by law enforcement to investigate insurance fraud. The two […]

Local men arraigned on multiple weapon and drug charges following Monday arrests

NEWARK — Two alleged male Bloods gang members and a female suspect were arraigned today on multiple weapons and drug charges following their arrests on Monday by a law enforcement task force composed of detectives from the Essex County Sheriff’s Office and the Irvington and Bloomfield police departments. Sheriff Armando Fontoura stated that the investigation began on Friday […]

Nutley Thriving Survivors to hold golf outing fundraiser on May 16

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Thriving Survivors, Inc., is inviting the community to participate in a golf outing and luncheon to benefit the programs they sponsor. The Nutley Thriving Survivors, Inc., is a 501c3 non-profit organization. The committee, which is chaired by Michele Fleitell, serves to support both breast cancer survivors and their families. The program offers personal support, referrals, […]

Community FoodBank thanks county

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Turtle Back Zoo was recently recognized by the Community FoodBank of NJ for donating almost 25 tons of non-perishable food. The 49,078 pounds of non-perishable food was collected during the 2015 Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular, a six-week event that ran from the day after Thanksgiving to New Year’s […]

Fun with Music activities return for younger children

NUTLEY, NJ — The “Fun with Music” program will resume for a spring session. It is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 19, and continue for eight weeks. Classes will be held at the Recreation Department located at 44 Park Ave. Residents may choose from a Tuesday class from 9:15 to 10 a.m. or a […]

Nassan’s Place to have Comedy for a Cause fundraiser

ORANGE, NJ — Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr and the Nassan’s Place autism nonprofit organization she founded will host the Comedy for a Cause fundraiser, featuring comedian Talent and Friends, at the Elks Lodge on Main Street in Orange on Thursday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. “Autism awareness is every day,” said Wright-Arbubakrr on Tuesday, March 29. “However, […]

Baseball HIB investigation results will not be made public

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Some feathers were recently ruffled when it became known that the results of the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying investigation, conducted by Parsippany-Troy Hills interim Superintendent LeRoy Seitz into the Columbia High School baseball program will not be made public. Seitz has been hired as an independent professional to conduct […]

JFS MetroWest launches breast cancer support services with free day of wellness

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JFS MetroWest announces the launch of breast cancer support services. Together with its partners, Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Sharsheret, Jewish Family Services of MetroWest will assist survivors of breast cancer by providing information about healthy living through medical and fitness experts, mental health support by a professional clinician, and connections […]

Seniors invited to third annual Casino Night in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The third annual Casino Night will be on Thursday, April 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Irvington Senior Center, 1077 Springfield Ave. Guests will receive dinner and play games on professional casino tables, with authentic Atlantic City dealers, while being serenaded with live music. Seniors will have a chance to […]