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Annual Bicycle Tour to Roll Through Newark This Sunday

September 20, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Cyclists will take a tour through Branch Brook and Weequahic parks, the Ironbound community and the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart this Sunday. 

Brick City Bike Collective, a cyclists advocacy group, will host the 16-mile ride, including a shorter loop through the Ironbound for families. An optional 11-mile route will head towards Weequahic Park and back for ...

Parkway’s Exact Change Lanes to Disappear from Major Toll Plazas Before End of Year

BARNEGAT, NJ — Exact change lanes on the Garden State Parkway’s major toll plazas are soon to be a memory. But they will remain at all but one of the toll road’s 23 entrance and exit ramps.

The automatic coin machines at all 11 “mainland barrier” plazas, including Asbury Park in Monmouth County and Toms River and Barnegat in Ocean County, will be removed and ...

19th Century Baseball Game in South Orange, Saturday, September 15

The South Orange Department of Recreation is presenting a 19th century baseball game on Saturday, September 15, starting at noon on Cameron Field in South Orange.

Part game, part show, part history lesson and all fun, the Flemington, NJ Neshanock team will play against local volunteers in bare-handed baseball, wearing period uniforms and using rules from 1864 or 1873. The event will also ...

Four Healthy Sea Turtles to be Released at Point Pleasant Beach Tomorrow

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NJ — Four sea turtles, including a 250-pound loggerhead, will be returned to the ocean from the Point Pleasant beach at 7 a.m. tomorrow, September 5.

Sea Turtle Recovery (STR), the nonprofit hospital located inside the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, will be conducting the release of “Tammie,” the large adult loggerhead rescued more than a year ago off the ...

Third Annual Newton Fall Festival to Include Classic Car Show

NEWTON, NJ – The Town of Newton will be hosting their third Annual Fall Festival.  This year, in addition to activities for young and old, vendors, live music and blacksmith demonstration the event will feature a classic car show.

Children can enjoy a hay bale maze and face painting.  There will be a scarecrow making contest, pie eating contest and 50’s costume ...

Essex County Zoo Opens Leopard Exhibit Featuring Two Species

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Snow leopards and Amur leopards are the centerpiece of the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s newly reopened leopard exhibit, which officially reopened on Monday.

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. was on hand Monday afternoon to cut the ribbon at the exhibit as part of his initiative to provide the highest standard of care and first-class conditions for ...

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