Prevent break-ins, use common-sense measures

NEWARK, NJ — On Sept. 7, Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura issued a reminder to local motorists that statistics reveal a car is broken into every 30 seconds somewhere across the country. Fontoura added that Essex County is not exempt to that alarming statistic. “Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in […]

Four Essex County schools achieve sustainability certification in 2016

EWING, NJ — Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced Sept. 6 that 83 schools achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2016, though many others are working toward it. The 83 schools come from 24 different school districts across 13 New Jersey counties. In two years, 118 schools have achieved Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. […]

Celebrate love, diversity, culture with the county freeholders

NEWARK, NJ — Join the Essex County freeholders on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Branch Brook Park,  the Prudential grove area off of Park Avenue in Newark, from noon to 6 p.m. for the Essex County Freeholder’s second African Caribbean Festival. This free event will celebrate, as Bob Marley said, “One love, one heart, let’s get […]

‘Made in the Shade’ with the MGC

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Hear Claudia Thornton present “Made in the Shade” at the Maplewood Garden Club’s meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood. How do we evaluate shade conditions and determine what actions are needed to grow a successful shade garden? Thornton, landscape architect, […]

Treat yourself to a Sweet concert this month at SOPAC

Head back to the ’90s with Sweet tunes on Sept. 15

Treat yourself to a Sweet concert this month at SOPAC

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Matthew Sweet openly acknowledges that he is not as famous as he was in the 1990s, when hits like “Girlfriend” and “Sick of Myself” captured the world’s attention with their blend of catchy riffs and heartfelt lyrics. But that is more than OK with him. Gaining fame was never an objective […]

WSOU alumnus to give keynote address at national convention

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — 1010 WINS reporter/anchor and WSOU/Seton Hall University alumnus Glenn Schuck has been selected to give the keynote address at this year’s National Student Electronic Media Convention in Philadelphia. Schuck will share his insights on the media’s coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign and the evolving role of journalists in the 21st–century […]

Seton Hall music ed. major conducts at festival

Community members invited to audition for Seton Hall choir

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Senior music education major Devin McGuire from Basking Ridge is returning to campus with quite the “What I did over summer vacation” story. Thanks to assistant professor and Choral Activities Director Jason Tramm, McGuire had the opportunity to conduct during the Spirituality and the Arts Concert at the Church of St. […]

Meet ‘Green Witch’ Robin Rose Bennett at medicinal plant walk

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — “Green Witch” Robin Rose Bennett, always spellbinding, will once again share her wisdom with Durand-Hedden visitors about the beautiful herbs and the weeds we pull from our gardens. According to Bennett, these plants offer a treasure trove of gifts, providing an abundance of zesty tastes, nutritive value and, perhaps most surprisingly, medicinal […]