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South Orange and Maplewood students show off their art

March 21, 2019

Artwork by students from schools in Maplewood and South Orange is on display at the Livingston Mall until Friday.

Marshall Elementary Art Teacher Jessica Fong had 18 students in the exhibition: Cormac Anderson-Hart, Liesel Loikits, Eva Maloney, Elliott Peterson, Esme Levy, Hadley Anania, Felix Stone, Shay Drucker, Ian DiCanio, Nayeli Lenochan, Gavin Pearce, Maxwell Fong, Cassandra ...

Gov. Phil Murphy visits Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – It was a busy day at the NJ Transit General Office Building in Maplewood on Tuesday.

Workers in the agency’s Emergency Operations Center were monitoring information in real-time, including everything from the agency’s bus terminals to its rail stations when Gov. Phil Murphy toured the facility.

Murphy then spoke during a press conference about ...

Major Projects at Essex County Hall of Records Complex to Include 900-Car Parking Deck

NEWARK, NJ - New county offices, courtrooms and a 900-car parking deck will be built in Newark to expand and modernize the Essex County Hall of Records Complex. 

County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo announced the new $24 million parking deck will be the first in a series of new projects constructed off West Market Street.  

The county is also scheduled next month to purchase ...

Essex County Makes Offer on Rock Spring Country Club in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. announced this week that the county has made an offer to purchase Rock Spring Country Club, a 168-acre site in West Orange that is currently up for sale. As the property is located next to South Mountain Reservation, DiVincenzo said it “should be preserved for open space and recreation instead of being ...

'Fresh Prince' Actor to Read Debut Novel to Newark Students

NEWARK, NJ - The actor best known for her role as Hilary Banks on "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" will be in Newark to help kick off United Way of Essex and West Hudson’s 30th annual Celebrity Read.

Karyn Parsons, who starred on the NBC comedy sitcom from 1990 to 1996, will be the celebrity chairperson for this year’s read. She will read her debut novel, “How High the ...

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

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 ...

Essex County Deer Culling Program to Begin at South Mountain Reservation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — In an effort to revitalize the forest ecology in Essex County’s forest areas, the county’s Deer Management Program will begin on Jan. 15 and continue through March. This year, the program has been modified so that culling will occur on Tuesdays in South Mountain Reservation and Thursdays in Hilltop Reservation.

According to Essex County Executive Joseph ...

Essex County Presents Budget and Addresses 2019 Initiatives

NEWARK, NJ – A budget of $761.6 million has been presented in Essex County in an effort to stabilize the county’s financial plan and address the challenges due to the ongoing national economic conditions.

According to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., who presented the proposed budget prior to the state’s statutory Jan. 15 deadline for the 16th consecutive ...

Body of 76-Year-Old Woman Found in Short Hills

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutors Office confirmed to TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills earlier today that a body of a 76-year-old woman was found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road in Short Hills. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time investigators are uncertain as to the cause of death and her name will be released upon notification to her next of ...

13 Sea Turtles Recover From Cold at West Orange-Based Care Center

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Although more than 700 sea turtles have been stranded this winter in the Northeast region of the United States, hundreds of which did not survive, 13 sea turtles are currently recuperating from the cold at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo’s Sea Turtle Recovery, New Jersey’s only long-term care hospital.

According to Sea Turtle Recovery, Inc., this ...


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