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 […]

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 […]