Belleville benefits from its Catholic school

Belleville benefits from its Catholic school

By the Rev. Ivan Sciberras Catholic Schools Week was observed around the country between Jan. 28 and Feb. 2. It is a week in which we reflect on the positive influences of Catholic education on the life of our families and our Township of Belleville.  Here at St. Peter’s – where we have been educating […]

Man found guilty of stabbing roomate who was in a wheelchair

Man found guilty of stabbing roomate who was in a wheelchair

A former Belleville resident is facing life in prison when he is sentenced in April for fatally stabbing his wheelchair using roommate. An Essex County jury convicted Edwin Andujar, 59, of murder for fatally stabbing Thomas Parent, 59, of Belleville, in the apartment the men shared, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens […]

Mason honors Civil War soldier who gave all

Mason honors Civil War soldier who gave all

Everyday is Veterans’ Day for Michael Perrone, weather permitting. Perrone, the president of the Belleville Historical Society and a mason whose family owns Perrone Mason Contractors in Bloomfield, has for more than 20 years been painstakingly cleaning, throughout northern Jersey, the soiled gravestones and memorials of veterans killed in action. He does this because he […]

Belleville teen is Shining Knight at RU

Belleville teen is Shining Knight at RU

Mike Zulla Jr. was honored as the Shining Knight of The Game last month when the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team defeated Virginia Tech 35-16 at SHI Stadium. A collaboration between Rutgers Athletics and RWJBarnabas Health, The Shining Knight of The Game is an initiative designed to lift the spirits and shine the spotlight on […]

Belleville, East Orange, Bloomfield schools gets $249K to plant trees

The Belleville, East Orange and Bloomfield School Districts will each be receiving about a quarter million dollars to plant trees. Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette, Sustainable Jersey and The College of New Jersey recently announced the award of $4.55 million in grants to fund the planting of trees at 34 public schools, colleges […]

EO School District gets grant to plant trees

The East Orange, Bloomfield and Belleville School Districts will each be receiving about a quarter million dollars to plant trees. Marking Climate Week, Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn M. LaTourette, Sustainable Jersey and The College of New Jersey announced the award of $4.55 million in grants to fund the planting of trees at 34 public […]