Six Essex County finalists recognized in statewide drug-prevention folder artwork contest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — More than 6,000 fourth-grade students from across New Jersey participated and 30 were selected as finalists and recognized at the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey “Design a Fourth Grade Folder Contest” award ceremony on April 27. All 30 fourth-grade student finalists received medals for their creative peer-to-peer substance abuse prevention […]

Holy Spirit Food Pantry opens in Verona

VERONA, NJ – The Holy Spirit Food Pantry will be open on the fourth Saturday of every month, beginning April 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is open to anyone with a need and no questions — except for your zip code — will be asked. The Holy Spirit Food Pantry is located […]

Holy Week and Easter in Verona

VERONA, NJ — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit announces its Holy Week and Easter schedule. All are invite to any and all services. Palm Sunday, March 20: palm procession and children’s Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.; Maundy Thursday, March 24: final Eucharist with foot washing and “Night Watch” at 7:30 p.m.; Good Friday, March […]

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

DiVincenzo announces $4.5 million distributed through CDBG and ESG programs

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. announced on that about $4.5 million will be distributed to 16 Essex County municipalities and 39 non-profit community organizations through the Community Development Block Grant program and the Emergency Solutions Grant program on Tuesday, March 1. The CDBG and ESG programs are funded through […]

New exhibit “Now Doing the Talking” showcases trailblazing athletes-turned-broadcasters

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Never have televised sports become so pervasive.  In today’s ever-widening world of sports there are more games, more pre-game shows, more post-game analyses, more everything. And more and more former athletes dominate the airwaves. We take for granted the countless ex-players who transition from the playing field to the broadcast booth or […]