Keeping the flame burning: Vets honor all who served

Keeping the flame burning: Vets honor all who served

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Joint Memorial Day Committee held its annual Veterans Day breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Newark-Bloomfield Elk Lodge No. 21, located on Bloomfield Avenue. The…

Marijuana debate reminds some of tragic story of Robert Peace

Marijuana debate reminds some of tragic story of Robert Peace

IRVINGTON, NJ — The debate regarding marijuana legalization in the New Jersey Legislature has reminded former Irvington NAACP President Kathleen Witcher of Robert Peace, an Orange native who won a…

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

County hosts ninth annual Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the ninth annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Wednesday, Nov. 7, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr., joined…

Berkeley School wins grant for theater program

Berkeley School wins grant for theater program

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Berkeley Elementary School has been awarded a grant from Disney Theatrical Group, in participation with NJPAC, to build a sustainable musical-theater program. The grant will provide the school…

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