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Vehicle Strikes 11-Year-Old Pedestrian Outside Livingston School

September 20, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — An 11-year-old Livingston male avoided injury on Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle on Broadlawn Drive (Mt. Pleasant Schools) at approximately 3:32 p.m., according to Livingston police.

The driver, a 68-year-old West Orange woman who was operating a 2018 Lexus NX, told police that the child emerged suddenly from between two parked cars and attempted to ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

September 17, 2019

September 9, 2019 – September 15, 2019

On September 9, 2019 at 5:11 p.m., Ptl. Joseph Johnson stopped a vehicle displaying an expired inspection decal. It was then determined that the operator, a 24 year old female from Cedar Grove, was driving with a suspended license.  She was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court. 

On September 10, ...

New Jersey Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker Talks about Ways to Fuel Economic Growth on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

September 18, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Andrew Zwicker, Chair of the Science, Innovation & Technology Committee in the New Jersey State Assembly, appeared on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato to discuss ways his committee can foster innovation and job growth in the state. 

Zwicker is also a physicist from Princeton University, and Head of Communications and Public Outreach for the university’s Plasma ...

North Essex Chamber of Commerce Marking Milestone with 50th Anniversary Gala & Fundraiser

ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY -- The North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a Gala & Fundraiser to be held on September 26 at The Manor in West Orange, NJ. The NECC is the official chamber of commerce for nine towns in Essex County, NJ: Montclair, Fairfield, West Caldwell, Caldwell, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona, Cedar Grove and Essex Fells. 

The ...

Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Two Apple Cider Cocktails Perfect for Fall Sipping

It’s apple season in New Jersey, and with it comes fresh apple cider.

We asked Grain & Cane Bar & Table in Berkeley Heights to share a couple of their favorite apple cider cocktail recipes. These are perfect for sipping as we slide past the dog days of summer and into the fall.

Cider Old Fashioned

“This one is our new featured ...

Morristown Man Indicted on Terrorist Charges, U.S. Department of Justice Says

September 20, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Morristown man was indicted on nine federal charges in connection with the HIzballah's Islamic Jihad Organization, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.

Authorities believe the Alexei Saab, also known as Ali Hassan Saab, Alex Saab or Rachid) conducted surveillance of possible target locations for the Lebanon-based Shia Islamic organization.

According to the ...

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo Amphitheater

September 21, 2019

It has been almost 25 years since a large crowd of children, parents and teachers gathered in the parking lot at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to save this treasure from being closed. Today, Turtle Back is a thriving, dynamic destination where our 900,000 visitors annually see endangered species and learn about conservation and the importance of animals.

When I was serving as Freeholder ...

Construction of Verona's First Electric Car Charging Station is Underway

September 20, 2019

VERONA, NJ - In its efforts to be a more sustainable community, help reduce emissions from gas powered vehicles, and help in the fight against climate change, the Township of Verona is installing its first Electric Vehicle Charging Station in the Civic Center, 600 Bloomfield Ave.

This is the first station for the Township although Essex County installed one behind the Senior ...