Pre-demolition work at 160 Maplewood Ave. continues

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ — Today, Friday, May 13, JMF Properties have begun installing fencing and pedestrian safeguards around 160 Maplewood Ave., the former Post Office site, which will be redeveloped into the Post House mixed-use building. The Maplewood Police Department have signs posted and will be present at the site during work time to assist with […]

Haitian Flag Day event to be hosted in Civic Square

IRVINGTON, NJ — Municipal Council President Charnette Frederic and her Civic Association are joining forces with Thecy Faustin and FamiCare Inc. to host the annual Haitian Flag Day Celebration on Sunday, May 15, at 3 p.m. in front of the Municipal Building in Civic Square. The event is free and open to the public, and […]

Talk on Civil War to be hosted by History Society

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Historical Society of Bloomfield will present “The Role of New Jersey in the Civil War.” The program will treat the battlefront, enlistment motivations, training, camp experience, military discipline, combat and a comparative evaluation of the state’s military record. Home-front politics will also be discussed. The notion of New Jersey as a […]

Volunteers needed at Brookdale

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Volunteers are welcome for the maintenance of the Brookdale Park Rose Garden. The volunteers will be at their duties several times this month. The park will also host a 90-minute early morning bird walk that is free although donations are welcome. Join the Rose Garden team The Thursday Morning Rose Garden Team […]

Women’s Club honors Bellizzi

Women’s Club honors Bellizzi

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The following release was sent in by the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge. On April 5, the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge bestowed an honorary membership on Dr. Angela Salanitro Bellizzi. Angela, her husband Frank, a dentist, and their two young children moved to Glen Ridge in 1975. Soon after, she […]

Hometown heroes to highlight Founders Weekend Festival

Hometown heroes to highlight Founders Weekend Festival

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Celebration 350 presents Newark’s local hometown heroes and international recording artists Faith Evans, Naughty by Nature, Cissy Houston and India at the Founders Weekend Festival Celebrating 350 Years of Newark’s arts, culture and community as one of America’s great historical cities, a free event at Military Park, 51 Park Place, Newark, […]

Singers to ‘pop up’ at TSTI

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Pop Ups — a pop duo that delights young children with their hand-painted sets, cardboard props and puppets — are bringing their unique show to Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel on Sunday, May 15, with a concert at 11 a.m. Brooklyn musicians Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein, who have been nominated twice […]

Incumbent council members cruise to reelection

IRVINGTON, NJ — After the polls closed Tuesday, May 10, the results were tallied and Mayor Tony Vauss’ Team Irvington Strong social and political organization easily won re-election. According to Municipal Clerk Harold Wiener’s office, of 31,635 registered voters in Irvington, only 2,335 cast votes in the election on Tuesday, May 10. South Ward Councilwoman […]

Warren re-elected mayor in landslide victory

ORANGE, NJ — The polls for the municipal election on Tuesday, May 10, closed at 8 p.m. and, by 9 p.m., the results showed incumbent Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren had won re-election in a landslide victory against his challengers, former Zoning Board member Janice Morrell and East Ward Councilman Kerry Coley. According to the preliminary […]