West Orange Arts Council presents ‘Outlander Inspired’

West Orange Arts Council presents ‘Outlander Inspired’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council will present “Outlander Inspired: The Story, The Characters, The Light,” by artist/photographer and show fan Heidi Sussman, from Saturday, Jan. 18, through Saturday, Feb. 1, at the West Orange Arts Center, 551 Valley Road. An “Outlander” premiere party and artist reception will be Saturday, Jan. 25, […]

DiVincenzo presents $769.9M budget for 2020

DiVincenzo presents $769.9M budget for 2020

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented a 2020 budget of $769.9 million on Jan. 10. According to the county, this budget stabilizes the county’s financial plan and addresses the challenges due to the ongoing national economic conditions; layoffs have been avoided since 2004 and budgets have been unveiled before the […]

Freeholders approve contract to replace voting machines

Freeholders approve contract to replace voting machines

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — In order to ensure the integrity of future Essex County elections, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders passed a resolution Jan. 7 approving the purchase of new voting machines that will provide optical scanners and paper ballots guaranteeing a secure and safe process.  In the wake of allegations of voter […]

WO students to perform in Vanguard’s ‘Spring Awakening’

WO students to perform in Vanguard’s ‘Spring Awakening’

NEW YORK CITY — Vanguard Theater Company will present “Spring Awakening” for four performances only from Jan. 17 through 19 at the American Theater for Actors, 314 W 54th St. in New York City. The show includes many local young actors, including Joe and Maria Nalieth, two West Orange High School students. “Spring Awakening” is […]

Preliminary 2019 opioid stats show NJ is holding the line on overdose deaths

Preliminary 2019 opioid stats show NJ is holding the line on overdose deaths

TRENTON, NJ — Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined Gov. Phil Murphy and other state officials on Jan. 8 for a round table community meeting to discuss strategies for fighting the opioid addiction epidemic and to announce preliminary year-end opioid statistics for 2019, which indicate that, for the first time since 2012, New Jersey held the […]

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