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VIDEO: Sen. Menendez Visits Montclair to Speak with Furloughed Workers

January 22, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Sen. Robert Menendez held a press conference at Montclair Bread Company, located on Label Street, on Friday. The purpose, was to hear the challenges faced by those affected by the ongoing Federal Government shutdown.

The small group of unpaid federal workers shared their individual stories on how they are dealing with the shutdown.

"I've been making calls to food ...

Ring Doorbell Helps Identify Alleged Package Thief in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - A North Ward resident has his Ring doorbell to thank for helping catch an alleged package thief, police said.

Gilfredo Santiago, 41, was arrested in connection with the Jan. 14 theft after police identified him through the homeowner’s Ring Home Security system, authorities said. Ring is a video doorbell that comes with a cellphone app which can alert a homeowner when motion ...

Ring Doorbell Helps Identify Alleged Package Thief in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - A North Ward resident has his Ring doorbell to thank for helping catch an alleged package thief, police said.

Gilfredo Santiago, 41, was arrested in connection with the Jan. 14 theft after police identified him through the homeowner’s Ring Home Security system, authorities said. Ring is a video doorbell that comes with a cellphone app which can alert a homeowner when motion ...

Congresswoman Sherrill Among Dignitaries Attending Martin Luther King Day Observance

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Bloomfield residents and local officials gathered at a celebration of Martin Luther King and the Reverend's legacy on Monday afternoon at New Light Baptist Church in Bloomfield.

 

The theme of the service, ‘A Knock at Midnight: a Community Answers,’ featured remarks from clergy leaders and elected officials, including Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill ...

Dr. King’s Shabbat Sermon in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – A few days after his 34th birthday, a Baptist minister and the president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was invited to deliver the Friday night Shabbat sermon to the Jewish congregation of Temple Sha’arey Shalom in Springfield, New Jersey.

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a civil rights leader in the 1960’s, was the guest speaker ...

Day of Service Honors Martin Luther King’s Legacy with Food Drive & Hygiene Kit Giveaway

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Volunteers gathered on Saturday as Bloomfield’s Martin Luther King Day of Service Committee carried out good works in the civil rights hero’s name at the Bloomfield Presbyterian Church on the Green.

 

Students from Bloomfield Middle School’s Builders Club were among the volunteers creating 1,000 hygiene kits for needy individuals during the day ...

Mikie Sherrill Scheduled to Appear at Bloomfield Township’s Annual MLK Day Observance Monday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield residents and local officials will hold a celebration of Martin Luther King Day and the Reverend's legacy on Monday, Jan. 21 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m at the Presbyterian Church on the Green.

The theme of the service is “A Knock at Midnight: a Community Answers,” and will feature remarks from clergy leaders, elected officials, including ...

Frozen Surface Forces Closure of Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Icy conditions have forced the Essex County Sheriff's office to shut down lanes on Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange Sunday evening.

Lanes on the thoroughfare were being closed off after 8 p.m. Sunday. Temperatures which had been in the low 40s earlier in the afternoon were plummeting and forecast to reach single-digits overnight, creating fast freezing of surfaces ...

Short Hills Conductor to Lead Beethoven's 9th at Carnegie Hall

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Singapore-born American conductor, George Mathew, founder and Artistic Director of Music for Life International, has emerged as one of the leading forces in the classical music world bringing symphonic music to focus on global humanitarian issues and crises at the beginning of the 21st Century. In recent seasons, he has appeared in the US, Australia, Jordan, India, Panama, ...

Man Wanted for Hit-and-Run

 NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that Nester Marin-Romaldo, 35, of Elizabeth is wanted for a hit-and-run that resulted in serious injuries to two female pedestrians as they were leaving a local establishment.

It is alleged that on Sunday, Jan. 6, at approximately 1:58 am two ...

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