Essex County towns vary broadly in N.J. municipality rankings

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Monthly recently released its rankings of all of New Jersey’s towns. Essex County towns run the gamut, with the some of the best and some of the worst, according to the magazine’s methodology. In compiling New Jersey Monthly’s 2017 Top 100 Towns list, researchers at Leflein Associates, an independent […]

View award-winning documentary on race

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Award-winning filmmakers Hafiz Farid of Montclair and Shelley Grodner Seidenstein of Verona in partnership with Mitch and Barbara Burgess of the Inkosi Cafe in South Orange will screen the powerful, award-winning documentary film “The Presumption of Guilt: Race, Class, and Crime in America” at the cafe, 251 Irvington Ave. in South […]

Talented students earn spots at Paper Mill Conservatory

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has selected students to be a part of the theater’s prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2017. Participants range in age from 10 to 18. Members of the competitive Conservatory who earned coveted spots in the Senior, Junior Plus and […]

Essex County clerk holds outreach events

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin will hold several outreach events throughout the summer. They will be held as follows: Saturday, July 1, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at West Orange Park & Ride, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange; Wednesday, July 5, from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at Nutley Parks […]

WOEC promotes use of online marketplace for solar panels

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Environmental Commission will soon start promoting an online marketplace in which residents can obtain free cost estimates on solar panels from approximately 450 different contractors. WOEC Chairman Mike Brick said his group will soon start working with EnergySage to create a website specifically for West Orange, which the […]

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

County to participate in Drug Take Back Day on April 29

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Essex County Division of Community Health and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. joined April 13 with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, the Essex County Police Chief’s Association and the Essex County Crime Prevention Officers Association to announce plans for Drug Take Back Day and raise awareness about […]

Holy Week and Easter in Verona

VERONA, NJ — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit recently announced its Holy Week and Easter schedule. Everyone is invited to any and all services, which are as follows: Palm Sunday, April 9, at 10 a.m. with the palm procession, children’s Eucharist and reading of “The Passion”; Maundy Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m., […]

Fabulous fish fry returns

VERONA, NJ — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit will host a fish and chips dinner — prepared by Argyle Restaurant of Kearny — on Thursday, April 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Holy Spirit Verona Food Pantry. This event will mark the one-year anniversary of the opening of […]

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