Essex County commissioners celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Essex County commissioners celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On Wednesday, Sept. 29, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration via Zoom. The ceremony, which returned after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic men and women everywhere — highlighting those who have made unique contributions to Essex County. […]

Area schools are ready for normalcy this season

Area schools are ready for normalcy this season

ESSEXT COUNTY, NJ — The countdown is on as area high school football teams prepare for their opening kickoffs with Week 1 games in some of the state’s top showcase events at Montclair State University, William Paterson University and Rutgers University. While they are looking towards the opening kickoffs, the day was highlighted with some […]

SEC recently announced all-conference teams for baseball, softball

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The Super Essex Conference recently named students to all-conference teams in baseball and softball. Baseball In the American Division, first team honors went to Millburn High School’s Daniel Cifu; Montclair High School’s Anthony Anzaldi, Brett Janifer and Jeremy Sacks; Nutley High School’s Lou Raffaelli; Bloomfield High School’s Nico Ong and Andre […]

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

Yogi Berra Museum recognizes ‘best teammates’ in the SEC

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — Continuing a beloved tradition in local high school sports, for the ninth consecutive year the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center honored student athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference in a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi Berra a national treasure. Recipients of the 2021 Investors Bank […]

NJ nonprofits partner to serve Newark with free massive food distribution

NJ nonprofits partner to serve Newark with free massive food distribution

NEWARK, NJ — United Community Corporation, Roosevelt Community 4U and Bessie Green Community Inc. have teamed up for the third time this summer to host a massive free food distribution event serving the city of Newark. The event will take place Sunday, Aug. 30, at Barringer High School, 90 Parker St. in Newark, from 2 […]

16-year-old arrested for killing 15-year-old

NEWARK, NJ — A 16-year-old juvenile was arrested and charged with the murder of 15-year-old Elijah Alvarez, of Newark, according to a Dec. 11 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. The arrested juvenile, who is not being named at this time because of his age, has also been charged with felony murder, attempted […]

High school student struck and killed on way home from prom

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced June 2 that 17-year-old Christopher Gibbs, a senior at Barringer High School in Newark, was struck by a tractor trailer crossing McCarter Highway near 4th Avenue at approximately 11:30 p.m. on June 1. Gibbs was returning home […]