Revolutionary War soldier honored in Nutley and Belleville

Revolutionary War soldier honored in Nutley and Belleville

NUTLEY / BELLEVILLE, NJ — On the morning of July 4, Nutley High School junior Nicholas Russo was part of a Belleville Historical Society honor guard that paid a short visit to the old Belleville Dutch Reformed Church cemetery. The burial grounds are the final resting place of 68 Revolutionary War soldiers from what was […]

Bloomfield teen makes neighborhood more patriotic

Bloomfield teen makes neighborhood more patriotic

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield teenager James Joanow is celebrating the country while observing social distancing through a Fourth of July display he set up on Lakewood Drive. Joanow, age 16, is known in the neighborhood for setting up elaborate holiday displays; back in May he set up a display thanking heroes working on the front […]

Bloomfield Rec Dept. releases update on summer activities

Bloomfield Rec Dept. releases update on summer activities

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Due to COVID-19 the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department has been forced to make adjustments to planned activities.  “Throughout the year, we try our best to provide a multitude of fun activities for residents of all ages,” Mayor Michael Venezia said, noting the parks department’s planning of drive-in movie nights […]

Authorities investigate three fatal shootings in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced July 6 that authorities are investigating three unrelated fatal shootings in Newark that occurred on July 4 and 5. The first incident occurred shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Newark police officers were dispatched […]

Police investigate shooting of 5-year-old girl

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose reported July 5 that members of the Newark Police Division’s Major Crimes Unit are investigating the shooting of a 5-year-old girl that occurred Wednesday, July 4. At approximately 11:30 p.m., the girl was walking with her father in the 200 block of Avon Avenue when […]

County SummerMusic Concert Series returns

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The 2018 Essex County free SummerMusic Concert Series brings a diverse group of musicians and entertainers to perform at locations throughout the historic Essex County Park System and provides residents with an evening leisure activity to enjoy the parks. This year’s series features three concert and fireworks spectaculars, Friday night concerts […]

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