Press Releases

August 15, 2018

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Schools of Technology District jointly announced on Wednesday, August 15th that the school district will be following Essex County’s lead and will be closing its accounts with Wells Fargo. The County Executive ...

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ALBANY, NY – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday signed anti-hazing legislation to help keep students safe as they go back to school. The new law prohibits certain physical contact or requiring physical activity in any organization's initiating ceremony to prevent the deaths or serious injuries of ...

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GOSHEN, NY – Join the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. and use sculpting tools to model air-dry terracotta clay into a bas-relief horse head tile.  At just $10 per person the event promises to be both fun and affordable for those ages 8 and up.Scouts, ...

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Increasing the Capacity of Roseland Gas Compressor Station would Pose Risk to the Environment and Public Safety Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. is calling on Governor Phil Murphy and NJ Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine McCabe to ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present special behind-the-scenes tours of Godolphin’s famous Greentree Stable on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 21. The tours are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tours cost $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members.

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Severs Relationship to Demonstrate Displeasure about Bank’s Predatory Lending and Aggressive Foreclosure Practices Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Wednesday, August 8th that Essex County is withdrawing all of its accounts from Wells Fargo because ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair Township Animal Shelter  (MTAS) has announced that it will join with NBC 4 New York/WNBC and Telemundo 47/WNJU to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters fourth annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, August 18, and offer a bonus day on ...

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  The Strollers, Maplewood's premiere community theater, announces AUDITIONS for "The Game's Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays," the first production of our 2018-2019 season!  Auditions will consist of readings from the script. Script sides will be provided. Sides may be viewed in advance on ...

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Held in one of the arts capitals of NJ, it's an all-day outdoor festival in beautiful Nishuane Park.  With help from some major sponsors, it’s free -- no tickets required to spend the whole day experiencing this great music.  It’s important to us to keep the tradition of jazz alive and accessible ...

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UNION, NJ - Learn about what it takes to start a business in New Jersey - and what it takes to succeed at SCORE's seminar on July 19.   The seminar takes place Thursday July 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Unity Bank 952 Stuyvesant Ave Union NJ 07083  Space is limited, attendees are asked to ...

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Belleville, NJ – Komen North Jersey, an affiliate of Susan G. Komen® has awarded a $27,448 grant to Clara Maass Medical Center to support screening, mammograms and diagnostic services for low-income and uninsured women of African-American and Latino descent between the ages of 40 and 59 that reside ...

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BLOOMFIELD / MONTCLAIR , NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the opening of the renovated Welcome Center in Essex County Brookdale Park on Friday, June 8th. Work to modernize the bathroom building at the Brookdale tennis courts is nearing completion. The upgrades are ...

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Belleville, NJ – For the first time in its 150-year history, Clara Maas Medical Center gathered for a flag-raising ceremony in recognition of National Pride Month, to be observed for the entire month of June. Employees, physicians and community partners were present for the June 6th flag-raising, ...

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   We’ve Walked the South End. We’ve Walked the North End.  Now We Have Two Opportunities to Walk the Central Trail of the Morris Canal Greenway. JOIN US! Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM  Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM The walk will begin at the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural ...

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(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Paul Moriarty, Ralph Caputo and Joann Downey to extend anti-nepotism rules to the state’s public and charter schools was approved Thursday by the General Assembly. “Property taxpayers deserve every assurance that the people charged with ...

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Belleville, NJ – In response to a national call from the Surgeon General of the United States emphasizing the importance of Narcan, a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, the Center of Excellence for Latino Health at Clara Maass Medical Center will host ...

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Elizabeth Alva Freyre of Bloomfield was sworn in as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) by Essex County Superior Court Judge Grimbergen on May 18, 2018.  Elizabeth recently completed 33 hours of training to become an advocate for Essex County's abused, neglected or abandoned children who were ...

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There are nearly 1,500 children in Essex County's foster care system waiting for you to speak up for them. Come to our free information session to learn how CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Volunteer Advocates speak up for Essex County's abused and neglected children, the role of a CASA ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - Assembly Tourism, Gaming, and the Arts Committee Chairman Ralph Caputo (D-Essex), a longtime advocate of legalized sports gaming in New Jersey, issued the following statement Monday in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling stating that New Jersey can implement legalized ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Board president and Freeholder At-Large Brendan W. Gill declared Tuesday, May 1, 2018 as “Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Essex County Day,” kicking off CASA for Children of Essex County’s observance of May as National Foster Care Awareness month. The proclamation ...

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Love Baseball?  Love History?  Watch 1860's Base Ball ! The KIngsland Manor Presents The Fleminton Neshanock Base Ball Club                         vs Kingsland  Colonels of Nutley Base Ball Club 4th Annual Base Ball Classic May 5th, 2018 at Yanticaw, Boys Park, Nutley, ...

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(BLOOMFIELD, NJ) - Board president and Freeholder At-Large Brendan W. Gill declared Tuesday, May 1, 2018 as “Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Essex County Day,” kicking off CASA for Children of Essex County’s observance of May as National Foster Care Awareness month. The proclamation ...

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The Verona High School Student Council is hosting its much anticipated Town-Wide Garage Sale this coming Saturday May 5th! Local residents all across Verona will be participating. The Student Council has created a list of participants along with their 'hot ticket items' at each location.  Shoppers ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- A Bloomfield High School student was taken into police custody yesterday after an anonymous post on Bloomfield’s crime tip app, TIP411, alerted police of a potentially dangerous situation happening at the High School. The anonymous tip was that a student was seen flashing what ...

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Montclair, NJ, - Mountainside Medical Group announced today the addition of Endocrinologist Anjali Grover, M.D., expanding the group to 18 physicians. Dr. Grover’s practice specializes in the treatment of diabetes, metabolic disorders, thyroid disorders, and other hormonal disorders and ...

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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Essex County will host an information session at the Nutley Masonic Lodge F&AM, 175 Chestnut Street, on the first Monday of each month at 11:00 a.m. for community members interested in learning how they can improve the lives of Essex ...

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Doing some spring cleaning? The Yantacaw Family Swap is a chance for you to donate things you don’t need and take things you do, including sports equipment, books, toys, DVDs, small household items, baby clothes/gear, kids clothing/outerwear/shoes, and more. It’s like a giant garage sale, but ...

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Equal Pay for Equal Work Now Law in New Jersey Trenton - Fulfilling his commitment to fight gender inequity and support equal pay for women in New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy today signed into law the most sweeping equal pay legislation in America. The Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, named for ...

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Events scheduled for MetLife Stadium, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and Dallas Selections to be announced by a U.S. Navy Airman, Children from Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital, a Jets Season Ticket Holder, and Jets Legends FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The New York Jets ...

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The NCoC Annual 5K Fun Run is the Sunday May 6 at the Nutley Park Oval. This race, with an estimated 300+ runners, needs your support. Promote your business through advertising, banners, plaques, race programs, t-shirts, giveaways or event table, depending on your level of sponsorship. A portion ...

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