‘Essex Remembers’ the many lives lost on 9/11

‘Essex Remembers’ the many lives lost on 9/11

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County’s “Essex Remembers” ceremony couldn’t draw the crowd it normally draws to the Eagle Rock Reservation this Sept. 11 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but the county was still able to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center. A livestream allowed those who normally […]

NJPAC salutes pioneers of protest who won women the right to vote

NJPAC salutes pioneers of protest who won women the right to vote

NEWARK, NJ — Women were not given the right to vote. They fought for it. The struggle for women’s enfranchisement, finally achieved in August 1920, took the work of three generations. During the last 10 years of this fight, women’s rights advocates pioneered such modern strategies of resistance as parades, protests and picketing to bring […]

Nutley Chamber works with government to help businesses

Nutley Chamber works with government to help businesses

NUTLEY, NJ — Businesses are struggling as coronavirus lockdown measures stay in place in New Jersey. Nutley businesses are not exempt from the economic impact, the stress and the uncertainty. Fortunately, Nutley’s business community has a strong team in its corner: the Nutley Chamber of Commerce. Under the leadership of President Dan Leon, along with […]

Sherrill, Malinowski announce additional $118K in funding for WO health center

Sherrill, Malinowski announce additional $118K in funding for WO health center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — U.S. Reps. Mikie Sherrill, NJ-11, and Tom Malinowski, NJ-07, announced that Zufall Health Center, which has a West Orange location, will receive an additional $118,000 in funding to help address the COVID-19 outbreak in New Jersey from the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020. Sherrill and Malinowski supported […]

$17M grant to expand commuter bus service in North Jersey

$17M grant to expand commuter bus service in North Jersey

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, ranking member on the Senate’s transit subcommittee, and U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill announced Dec. 13 the awarding of $17,275,000 in federal funding to enhance commuter bus service, expand capacity and reduce wait times for riders on dozens of overcrowded NJ Transit routes in Essex, Hudson and Bergen counties.  […]

County honors Chris Morgan posthumously at Veterans Day observance

County honors Chris Morgan posthumously at Veterans Day observance

NEWARK, NJ — At the annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Friday, Nov. 1, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill, a Navy veteran who represents the 11th District, joined Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. During the ceremony, the county executive posthumously presented an Essex County Community Star Award […]

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 by 11th Congressional District Congresswoman-elect Mikie Sherrill, a veteran herself, presented an Essex County Community Star Award to William D. Squires, a U.S. Navy and […]