Talk Jersey to Me: A Guide to the Foods NJ is Famous For

April 19, 2021

NEW JERSEY — From disco fries to tomato pies, the Garden State is home to some unique foods. Do you know the definitions of these special dishes New Jersey has to offer?

Beefsteak: Go to a traditional beefsteak banquet for sliced grilled beef served on slices of bread, French fries and beer, all served communal style.

Deep-Fried Hot Dogs: Open wide for a hot Texas ...

Community Conversations: Summer Safety and Fun for Kids

Preparing children for a healthy summer of activity starts now! On this Community Conversation, pediatrician Sarah Nielsen, MD, has some must-see information on childhood health and safety, whether they are at home or at camp, including the latest news about COVID-19 and children.

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Atlantic Health System Marks 13th Consecutive Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

In a year like no other, Atlantic Health System has overcome unprecedented challenges to deliver innovative, high-quality care while maintaining an award-winning workplace. For the 13th consecutive year, the integrated care delivery system has once again been named to Great Place to Work® and Fortune’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number ...

Rebuilding the Arts Will Help Heal Us

April 20, 2021

Our culture and society has been under attack now for over a year. One of the basic aspects of what makes us Americans, what makes us human, what connects us to each other has been taken away. It has been assaulted by a virus, and eroded by the needed response to it. Our shared communal experiences of singing and dancing together at a concert; seeing a story magically set to song before our eyes ...

Celebrating Donate Life Month

Springtime has now brought us a renewed spirit and hope as we look forward to the months ahead when we will begin to see each other again in person for community events and activities. Throughout the month of April, we are celebrating National Donate Life Month! This is our time to encourage family, friends and neighbors to register as organ and tissue donors and to honor those who have given the ...

Arrests are Made for Thefts in South Orange

April 13, 2021

Update, Theft Arrest: On October 18, 2020, a Seton Hall Student reported his cell phone and wallet stolen from his apartment. Prince Nesbitt-Hall was identified as the suspect and was apprehended on March 18, 2021. Nesbitt-Hall, an 18-year-old Newark resident, was also charged with possession of a stolen auto stemming from an incident on October 23, 2020 where he was observed ...

Maplewood Police Blotter, March 30 Through April 7

April 4, 2021; Motor Vehicle Theft; At approximately 9:45 p.m. an unsecured vehicle left running at 7-11 on Irvington Avenue was stolen.

April 6, 2021; Recovered Stolen Vehicle; At approximately 2 a.m. a vehicle stolen out of Elizabeth was located by patrols on Wellesley Road.

April 7, 2021; Recovered Stolen Motorcycle; During the afternoon, a stolen motorcycle equipped with Lojack was ...

Support Karen Hilton and Her Team for Village Trustee

April 16, 2021

Dear Editor, 

We are writing to encourage our fellow South Orange residents to join us in voting on May 11 to re-elect Karen Hilton and elect her running mates Bill Haskins and Bobby Brown as Village Trustees.  

We have been fortunate to know Karen for nearly 20 years, as a friend and fellow volunteer. She is a tremendous asset to our community. While committed to working ...

Teen Arrested for Shooting Which Injured Infant

April 20, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — A 16-year-old boy was arrested this weekend for his connection to a shooting incident that injured a 1-year-old girl, authorities announced. 

Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara reported that the teen was arrested on Saturday for shooting an infant in Newark which occurred on April 12.

At around 2 p.m., police responded ...

Port Authority Commences $84M Renovation Project at Newark Liberty Airport 

NEWARK, NJ — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey kicked off an $84.2 million capital project this week to renovate and upgrade one of Newark Liberty International Airport’s major runways. 

The project is planned to generate more than $144 million in economic activity for the region and create 783 total jobs. The revamped 4R-22L runway at Newark Liberty will feature ...

Summit Teen Praised for Bravery Fought With Suspected Kidnapper, Records Show

April 20, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ — A 19-year-old Summit woman abducted off the street and locked in the trunk of her suspected kidnapper’s car narrowly escaped in a struggle with her captor, then helped police track the man down, records released Friday show.

Shervon James, 33, of Union, is accused of first attempting to lure the teen into his vehicle on Fernwood Road April 10, then picking ...

What Do You Think of the New Jersey Bear Hunt?

Governor Murphy has declared that the bear hunt is over. Many representatives in the New Jersey State Senate and Assembly disagree with his position. Where does the public stand on the issue?

SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ — In 2014 Pedals the black bear became famous for sauntering upright through suburbs in northwest New Jersey.  Occasionally seen dipping down to rest or ducking into ...

St. James' Gate Announces Day Game and Vaccination Specials

April 16, 2021

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Since the Boys of Summer are back, and vaccinations are widening, St. James' Gate on Maplewood Avenue is celebrating both with special prices and a reward:

There is nothing like a dog and pint to enjoy the game with, so every time the Mets or the Yanks play a day game, a hot dog and Bud Light draft are only $5. Feel like you're at an afternoon game even if you ...

Overlook Medical Center marks 2,000th COVID inpatient discharged

SUMMIT, NJ – APRIL 16, 2021 – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, this week discharged its 2,000th inpatient treated for COVID-19 back to recovery, marking a significant milestone after more than a year of the global pandemic.

For Overlook officials, the discharge, which occurred on Tuesday, April 13, helped to highlight the hospital’s journey throughout ...

'Pete 'n Keely' Streaming This Weekend From Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ — A fully staged, reimagined, digitally captured production of Pete 'N' Keely continues Paper Mill Playhouse's 2020-2021 season. Pete ’n’ Keely is a musical comedy about a divorced singing duo who reunite for a television special in 1968, packed with jazzy standards, torch songs, comedic showpieces, and tender sentiment.

 Like the ...