Verona, WO mayors recognize Our Lady of the Lake

VERONA, NJ — Our Lady of the Lake School Principal Benjamin Ronquillo recently led a Blue Ribbon Celebration highlighting the school’s second consecutive Blue Ribbon of Excellence Award win. Verona Mayor Kevin Ryan issued a Certificate of Achievement to Our Lady of the Lake and West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi acknowledged the school with a […]

Verona/Glen Ridge h.s. ice hockey team gears up for season

The Verona/Glen Ridge high school varsity ice hockey team will open the season Sunday, Nov. 26, against Scotch Plains-Fanwood at the Union Sports Arena at 7:50 p.m. in Union. The Hillbillies/Ridgers are coming off an 8-16-1 season. This season, they have moved down from the McInnis Division to the Kelly Division. The other teams in […]

Enjoy a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle

VERONA, NJ — Essex County invites the public to take a holiday candlelight tour of Kip’s Castle in Verona to view the stained glass Tiffany windows and learn the history of this hidden gem. Tours will be held at 7 p.m. at Kip’s Castle Park, 22 Crestmont Road in Verona, on Tuesdays, Dec. 5, 12, […]

How Essex County residents voted this past election

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This election season in Essex County was quite eventful, with a combined 55 elections and four public questions. There were a whopping 159 candidates listed on the various county ballots. All results remain unofficial until certified by Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin. The biggest election was of course that for […]

Freeholders honor public safety professionals

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2017 Public Safety Professionals Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Hall of Records in Newark to commemorate fire officials, police officers and first responders in Essex County for their selfless service. Freeholder President Britnee Timberlake began the program with welcoming remarks, celebrating […]

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 […]

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