New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

Arthouse Cinema

August 15, 2022

New Wave Productions, a not-for-profit film and arts organization in Essex County, New Jersey, is dedicated to the appreciation of foreign and independent films and the belief that the visual arts are a powerful educational tool for our community. Since 2011, local teacher, artist and filmmaker Gerard Amsellem has advanced the mission of New Wave through its educational arm, La ...

Christine Dye Resigns from Cedar Grove Board of Education

August 3, 2022

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Christine Dye on Wednesday submitted her resignation from the Cedar Grove Board of Education.

Dye's resignation follows a recent certification by the Essex County Clerk's Office of a petition circulated in Cedar Grove seeking a minimum of 2,802 signatures to put a referendum recalling Dye from the BOE on the election ballot in November.

There were 3,032 signatures ...

West Orange Exxon Station Robbed in Broad Daylight

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- At approximately 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, two men with a firearm robbed the cashier at the Exxon gas station on the corner of Eagle Rock Avenue and Prospect Avenue in West Orange. 

According to West Orange police, no shots were fired and there were no injuries.  

Around 4:15 p.m., armed suspects robbed the Shell gas station on Route10 ...

Daytime Shooting Wounds Employee at AutoZone in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- An employee a AutoZone on Main Street was shot during business hours Monday afternoon.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on July 25, the West Orange Police Department responded to a call of shots fired at the AutoZone located at 7 Main St. in West Orange. The Orange P.D. also responded to the scene.

The shooting followed a verbal altercation inside the store a ...

State Urges Residents and Businesses to Conserve Water as New Jersey Enters Drought Watch

August 10, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Due to ongoing hot and dry conditions, New Jersey is under a drought watch as of Tuesday. The state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is asking residents and businesses to conserve water.

New Jersey has a three-stage drought advisory system. A drought watch is the first step. DEP says it's to encourage voluntary conservation measures, and, if ...

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