Hundreds Cheer on Marchers and Bands at 67th West Orange St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Even a week’s delay caused by a massive snowstorm couldn’t dampen the spirits of the large crowd of spectators who cheered on the marchers and bands who participated in West Orange’s 67th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday.

Wending their way up Main Street were more than 25 bands, including marching bands from northern New Jersey high ...

West Orange Restaurant Week Heads Into Weekend; Don't Miss These Offers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Restaurants and eateries from throughout West Orange are currently participating in the Downtown West Orange Alliance’s (DWOA) second annual Restaurant Week, which wraps up on Saturday.

There will also be an opportunity to win $250 in restaurant gift certificates for purchases made during Restaurant Week.

For every purchase made at ...

Restaurant Week is On: See What West Orange's Eateries Have to Offer

WEST ORANGE, NJ — A total of 23 total restaurants from throughout West Orange are still scheduled to participate in the Downtown West Orange Alliance’s (DWOA) second annual Restaurant Week, which kicks off on Sunday and will wrap up on March 17.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to sample select dishes from a variety of restaurants throughout the community, from casual to ...

Police: Dead Body Found Face Down in Upper Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  The body of a 67-year-old man was recovered in upper Montclair on Friday morning near Toney's Brook in the area of upper Mountain Avenue training station.

Responding officers suspect that the man may have suffered from a medical emergency while walking toward the bus stop around 11 p.m. Thursday night. 

According to Sgt.

Police Investigate Social Media Threat Against Cedar Grove School

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A student at Memorial Middle School reportedly made a "concerning" post on Instagram Live on Monday that resulted in a police investigation.

According to the Cedar Grove Board of Education, the incident was thoroughly investigated by Cedar Grove police who determined that there was no immediate threat to students or staff. Cedar Grove schools alerted ...

26-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck by Bus in Montclair Identified

NEWARK, NJ — Law enforcement authorities are currently investigating the fatal death of a Montclair au pair that occurred on Saturday evening.

Maya Moar, a 26-year-old au pair from Holon, Israel was working for a Montclair family when she may have been struck by the Decamp bus as she exited, according to a release issued by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino and Montclair ...

Nutley Police Make Arrest In Instagram School Threat Case

NUTLEY, NJ — The Nutley Police Department made an arrest in the case of an Instagram video post. An 18-year-old resident was charged with Third Degree False Public Alarm.

Joseph Rafanello, a senior at Nutley High School, was arrested and taken to Essex County Jail. The arrest followed a full investigation by the police.

Chief Thomas Strumolo stated that ...

18-Year-Old Man Arrested for Threats Made to James Caldwell High School

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — An 18-year-old West Caldwell resident was arrested and charged with a second-degree crime of creating a false public alarm on Saturday after the West Caldwell Police Department’s (WCPD) investigation revealed that Michael Schmitt sent a threatening message to James Caldwell High School students via a social media website, according to Chief of Police Gerard ...

James Caldwell High School Locks Down Following Threatening Message

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Police confirmed that James Caldwell High School was under lockdown on Saturday afternoon during an all-day “Music Marathon” event after concern was raised about a threatening post. The West Caldwell Police Department is currently handling the investigation.

"West Caldwell Police was notified of a potential threat at the high school," said ...

Essex County Freeholders Celebrate African-American History Month

NEWARK, NJ – At its 2018 African-American History Month Celebration on Wednesday at the Hall of Records in Newark, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders commemorated the heritage, culture, resilience, and spirit of the African-American community.

Brendan Gill, board president and Freeholder At-Large, first acknowledged African-American contributions, both past and present, in ...

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