Nutley scientists team up to discover new drugs in fight against viruses

Nutley scientists team up to discover new drugs in fight against viruses

NUTLEY, NJ — A unique collaborative enterprise of academic and pharmaceutical experts in New York City and Northern New Jersey have formed a regional drug accelerator to address the urgent need to develop novel antiviral treatments for SARS-CoV-2, its variants, and other coronaviruses and pandemic viruses, as well as future viral threats. The Metropolitan AntiViral […]

Buddy Bench in Glen Ridge dedicated to Officer Roberts

Buddy Bench in Glen Ridge dedicated to Officer Roberts

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — On Tuesday, May 3, a ceremony was held to unveil the Buddy Bench in honor of Glen Ridge Police Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts, who died during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony was held on the grounds of the Forest Avenue School and was attended by Roberts family, members […]

Justice Department announces nationwide effort to combat COVID-19 fraud

NEWARK, NJ — On April 21, the Department of Justice announced criminal charges against 21 defendants in nine federal districts across the United States for their alleged participation in various health care–related fraud schemes that exploited the COVID-19 pandemic. These cases allegedly resulted in more than $149 million in COVID-19–related false billings to federal programs […]

Nutley superintendent nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year program

Nutley superintendent nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year program

NUTLEY, NJ — A member of the Nutley community has nominated Superintendent of Schools Julie Glazer for the 2021-2022 National LifeChanger of the Year program. LifeChanger of the Year is an annual program sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation that recognizes and rewards the best K-12 teachers and school employees from around the country. […]

DiVincenzo presents 2022 State of the County Address

DiVincenzo presents 2022 State of the County Address

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. presented his 2022 State of the County Address at the Essex County Hospital Center in Cedar Grove on Monday, April 11. Due to the pandemic, this was the first time in two years the State of the County Address was presented. The speech is […]

Belleville is recognized for its healthy initiatives by statewide Mayors Wellness Campaign

Belleville is recognized for its healthy initiatives by statewide Mayors Wellness Campaign

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville has been recognized for its commitment to creating a healthier place to live through initiatives that address food insecurity, support COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, and promote physical and mental health. The township has received “Healthy Town to Watch” status in the annual statewide Mayors Wellness Campaign. The campaign is a program […]

Baraka lifts indoor mask mandate in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Mayor Ras J. Baraka announced that effective Wednesday, March 2, under a new executive order, the city of Newark has lifted the proof-of-vaccination mandate, and will no longer require persons to wear face masks while indoors in public places. Businesses have the discretion to require patrons and employees to wear face masks while in their establishment. […]

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