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 […]

Donate food to the Holy Spirit Food Pantry

VERONA, NJ — The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit’s Loaves & Fishes Committee collects food for the Holy Spirit Food Pantry. Recently several people asked for a shopping list of needed items, so here is an updated list. In general, the food pantry can use just about anything — except canned veggies or beans. […]

Valerie Fund 5K to be June 10 in Verona Park

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Planning is under way for the 2017 Valerie Fund Walk & JAG Physical Therapy 5K Run. The event will take place Saturday, June 10, in Verona Park, a magnificent setting for a celebration of children in our community being treated for cancer and blood disorders. To learn more about the event and […]

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

Protesters gather outside Frelinghuysen’s office demanding meeting

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Constituents of New Jersey’s 11th Congressional district continued to press Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, who represents parts of Essex, Morris, Sussex and Passaic counties, to explain his views on a number of the new Trump administration’s policies. With signs and slogans of “Where’s Rodney?” and “We’re not going away,” voters from various […]

Essex County outlines plans for 10th annual deer management program

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County recently outlined plans for the 2017 deer management program in South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation. This is the 10th year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer. The program will not be held in Eagle Rock Reservation this […]


 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Newark police seek public’s help in locating missing person

Newark police seek public’s help in locating missing person

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the pictured male, Porfirio Santos, 85, of Newark. Santos weighs approximately 130 lbs., is 5 feet, 2 inches tall and has short gray hair. He was last seen Wednesday, Dec. 14, at St. Michael’s Hospital. He was wearing […]

See historical houses in expanded holiday house tour

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Celebrate the holiday season by participating in the annual Essex County Historic Holiday House Tour. This year, the tour includes 15 Essex County historic sites, which will be decorated for the holidays and open to the public for a weekend tour. The tour includes Essex County Kip’s Castle and the Walther […]