Police are investigating East Orange homicide

EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the murder of Tushon D. Jones, 32, of East Orange. On Sunday, Feb. 28, at approximately 12:54 a.m., police responded to Charles Street in East Orange, where they discovered the victim on the floor […]

Irvington man arrested for Newark murder

NEWARK, NJ — On Friday, Feb. 26, Rakeem Johnson, 35, of Irvington, was arrested for the murder of Abner Dominguez, 36, of Jersey City. Dominguez was fatally shot in the vicinity of 93 Roseville Avenue in Newark on Tuesday, Dec. 22. Johnson has been charged with murder, felony murder, robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon […]

Man sentenced to 10 years for manslaughter

NEWARK, NJ — Superior Court Judge Siobhan Teare sentenced Rasoo Scott, 26, of Newark, to 10 years in New Jersey state prison on Friday, Feb. 26, for fatally shooting Daniel Ebron-Berbick, 16, also of Newark. According to Assistant Prosecutor Nicole Buermann, who handled the case, on Sept. 1, 2012, at around 3 a.m., in the […]

Payne announces 10th District participation in 2016 Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, Feb. 25, U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. announced that New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District, which includes portions of Essex, Hudson and Union counties, is participating in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition. “I am pleased to announce that high school students from New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District will once again […]

MTL spring sports season

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Mountain Top League is offering several youth sports options for the spring 2016 season: Girls’ softball, the only softball program in West Orange, is for girls in pre-K through sixth-grade, register by March 15; Soccer, the largest youth sports program in town, has two programs, an in-house recreation league and 3v3 […]

Boosting your health with effective breathing

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Do you, or someone you know, experience pain or anxiety, or feel overwhelmed by stress? Do you know that breathing focused on the outbreath can help resolve these complaints and improve your energy, create deep relaxation and help you manage stress? On Saturday, March 12, from noon to 2 p.m., at […]

West Orange coming together for Team Jimmy

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jimmy Tiernan, a senior at West Orange High School, has recently been diagnosed with leukemia, and his friends are rallying to help him and his family with upcoming treatments. A Go Fund Me page has been set up by his friend Paige Cooper where donations can be made: https://www.gofundme.com/fbqvrh38. In addition, […]